How to play purchased iTunes Movies on Android tablet, smartphone, Smart TV, Windows Media Player, PlayStation, XboX? It is quite annoying when you fail to play the iTunes downloaded movies on your non-Apple devices and players. M4V movies downloaded or purchased from iTunes are locked by Apple's FairPlay DRM protection. Due to the DRM, you can only play your iTunes M4V Movies on specified PCs, tablets, smartphones and media players. However, there are many occasions when you want to watch them on unauthorized devices or media players like iPhone XS Max, iPad Pro, iPod, iPad Mini, etc. Therefore, you'll need to remove DRM protection from M4V files. Don't want to spend any money on commercial software? Here we go.
Best iTunes M4V to MP4 Converter for Windows and Mac
Though there are some free iTunes M4V DRM strippers, they all have many drawbacks. Here the best DRM Removal tool to help your bypass iTunes M4V DRM - M4VGO is highly recommended. With it, you can convert DRM-protected M4V got from iTunes to any popular video/audio format like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, 3GP, MPG etc. without any limitations in three simple steps.
- Allows converting M4V (iTunes Movie) to MP4 without any quality loss.
- M4V to MP4 video conversion is 30 times faster as compared to other common converters.
- Convert iTunes M4A music to any audio fomrat for free playbck.
- Allows converting multiple iTunes M4V video files to MP4 format with just simple clicks.
- Convert M4V to other video formats and specific devices targeted preset profiles.
- Supported OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, etc.
Next up will be a 3-step guide on how to remove DRM, convert iTunes M4V format to MP4 even the H.265 MP4.
Add iTunes M4V Movies
For starter, you need to use the above link or go to the official website to download M4VGO to your computer. Make sure the program is well-installed and then launch it. iTunes will be activated at the same time. Confirm that you've already download the rentals you want to convert. After that, you can begin to import the rentals to iTunes to MP4 Converter using the "Add file" button.
Choose MP4 as output format
After importing the iTunes M4V videos, you should open the "Format" panel at the bottom left and choose the format you like. There are over 100 formats for you to choose. You need to choose “Common Video -> MP4 (Lossless)” as output format. Click "OK" to save the changes. M4VGO also allows you to customize the audio track, subtitle and many other properties of the video.
If you want to get H.265/HEVC encoding MP4 video, please choose "H.265 Video (*.mp4)" as output format.
Start M4V to MP4 conversion
Once you are done with all the settings and editing, you can get your hand on the conversion. Hit on the "Convert" button at the bottom right and wait until a red reminder appear on the "Open" icon. You can check the converting progress on every column of the video. It takes a few minutes to finish the conversion. After that, you can locate the converted files via the output path.
Now, you have learned how to remove DRM protections from iTunes M4V videos, right? It's really simple when you get the right iTunes DRM removal and converter tool.
Hot questions from iTunes users:
Can I convert iTunes Movies to MP4 with Handbrake?
A: We all know that iTunes Movies are saved in .m4v format. That's to say, to remove DRM from purchased iTunes Movies with Handbrake, you're actually trying to change iTunes M4V video. So the question becomes: Can Handbrake convert DRMed iTunes M4V to MP4?
What Handbrake is and what it could do? HandBrake is a free and open-source transcoder for digital video files, to make ripping a film from a DVD to a data storage device easier. It could convert video and audio files of any format. It uses third-party libraries such as FFmpeg, libvpx, and x265. It has multiple versions for different platforms like Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. It's free to worldwide users, but the shortcoming is that it hasn't got a decoder. That means it couldn't decode and convert videos files that are protected.
Now let's talk about M4V format. M4V movies could be classified into 2 types: DRM protected M4V videos from iTunes, and non-DRM protected M4V videos from other sources. M4V videos from iTunes Store are DRM protected. Therefore, quite obviously, you can't turn iTunes M4V videos to MP4 with Handbrake.
How to sync iTunes music and movies to Android device?
A: The Manual move is a straightforward way if you just want a few choice tracks. You can transfer music from iTunes to Android with a USB cable and do it the old fashion way by clicking and dragging. iTunes to Android Transfer is height recommended here. The basic desktop app for both Windows and Mac PC, which supports to restore all of your iTunes music and movies to Android phone and tablet with only one click, such as Samsung, HTC, Nokia, Huawei, Sony, Blackberry, Google, LG, Moto, OnePlus, etc. To get iTunes media to Android.
Note: For people that like purchasing movies from iTunes and want to play them on Android tablets, it is impossible to do this directly because of the DRM protection. M4VGO is very powerful and provides window users with the best as well as full video and audio DRM protection removal solution.
Why I can't play the downloaded iTunes M4V Movies on Smart TV via USB?
A: The answer is the same as above. You have to remove DRM protection from iTunes movies and convert the M4V to Smart TV supported format - H.264 MP4. Acrok M4VGO can do the conversion job easily.