Best way to play iTunes movies on Sony Z9D Android TV
Android TV has a new member joining its ranks in 2018: the JBL Link Bar. Announced one day ahead of this year's Google IO developer conference, the Link Bar is a soundbar from JBL that offers Android TV, 4K passthrough and Google Assistant in one convenient package. Android TV is a version of the Android operating system designed for digital media players. A replacement for Google TV, it features a user interface designed around content discovery and voice search, surfacing content aggregated from various media apps and services, and integration with other recent Google technologies such as Assistant, Cast, and Knowledge Graph.
To get better video experience, people usually like to watch 1080P or 4K movies on Smart TV. But when you buy a movie from iTunes, you can only access it from Apple devices or non-Apple devices which are authorized by Apple, including iPhone X, iPad Pro, Mac, Windows PC (with iTunes installed) and Apple TV. However, not everyone owns an Apple TV. So for the people who don't own a non-Apple TV such as Samsung, LG, Sony, Vizio, TCL, Philips, Panasonic Smart TV, a bother problem that comes to them is how to watch iTunes movies on those non-Apple TVs, especially Google Android TV. But don't worry, today we are going to show you how to play iTunes movies on Sony XBR65Z9D, XBR75Z9D, XBR100Z9D Android TV freely.
The Sony Z9D is a great full-array 4k LED TV. Picture quality in a dark room is among the best you can find, mostly thanks to its excellent local dimming capabilities. It gets impressively bright, making it a top choice for HDR. Unfortunately, it suffers from issues with motion, and picture quality deteriorates when viewed at an angle.
How to Watch iTunes Movie on Sony Z9D series Android TV
If you had tried to transfer and play iTunes movies on Sony Z9D series Android TV, you might found the movies bought or rented from iTunes are not supported. For one thing, iTunes movies are in M4V format, which is not supported by some smart TVs. For another, all iTunes movies, TV serials and music videos are protected with DRM which restrains you from playing iTunes videos everywhere. However, it is not difficult to play iTunes movies on TVs as long as you get assistant from M4VGO (Windows | Mac).
M4VGO is a useful tool that can get rid of FairPlay DRM restriction from purchased and rented iTunes movies, TV shows. And then it can convert M4V videos to popular MP4 format for playing on Sony Z9D series Android TV and Samsung/ Panasonic/Sony/LG Smart TV. This iTunes to Android Converter will keep the 100% original quality after conversion so you don't need to worry about video quality. Better still, all the video data will be retained well in output MP4 videos, including subtitles and audio tracks. Now follow the steps below to start conversion.
Free download iTunes to Sony Z9D Android TV Converter
How to convert iTunes M4V movies for playing on Android Smart TV?
Install iTunes to Sony Android TV Converter
First, download M4VGO, install and launch it. On the main window, find an "Add File" button and click it to select the movies you want to play on your Android TV. You can select multiple files at one time since this program supports batch conversion. Finally you need to confirm your selection by clicking "Add".
Choose output format
From Sony's official website, we know that Sony XBR65Z9D, XBR75Z9D, XBR100Z9D Android TV best supported video format is H.264 MP4. So you can choose this profile as output format.
Convert M4V to Sony TV Supported Format
Now you can click "Convert" to start process. This program will begin removing DRM from iTunes purchases or rentals and converting them to MP4, that almost compatible with Sony XBR65Z9D, XBR75Z9D, XBR100Z9D Android TV.
When conversion is done, find the converted files through clicking on the "Open" button. You can copy the converted iTunes movies to a USB storage device, then connect the USB to your TV. Now you can watch iTunes movies on Android TV and other non-Apple TVs smoothly. Let the vivid video of conversion to help you learn quickly.