The Amazon Instant Video store offers thousands of videos, movies and TV shows for streaming and downloading. However, downloaded Amazon Instant Videos are WMV videos with DRM protection and can only play with PlaysForSure compatible media players. Want to convert Amazon Instant Video to AVI or MP4 so that you can edit them in Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, etc. or play them on PlaysForSure-incompatible devices like Apple iDevices? Look no further! In this article, you will learn how to convert downloaded Amazon Instant WMV video to AVI or MP4 with ease.
To convert protected Amazon WMV to MP4/AVI, all you need is a DRM converter that is capable of removing DRM protection from Amazon and convert WMV to MP4/AVI. Here Aimersoft DRM converter is highly recommended to help you accomplish this task. Download this program now and follow the steps below to convert DRM-ed Amazon files to MP4 or AVI easily.
Download Amazon Video Converter:
After downloading, install the DRM converter and run it. You can accomplish converting Amazon WMV video files to AVI or MP4 in three simple steps.
You can either click "Add..." or drag & drop to add your downloaded Amazon Instant video to the program. Loaded files can be previewed in the right viewing window and you can freely take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes. Note that besides converting DRM-ed Amazon video files, this tool can also convert protected video/audio files purchased or downloaded from iTunes, Amazon, Zune Marketplace, Windows Media Center, etc. to MP4, AVI, FLV, MOV, MKV, ASF, etc. as you like.
Then go to "Video files to" > "Common Video" and select MP4 or AVI as the output format. As you can see, almost all popular video formats are supported. If you'd like to play the files on a certain device, you can just select the device icon as output video format to get videos with optimized settings. For example, if you want to play Amazon video on your iPad, simply choose "Apple" > "iPad".
In the end, go back to the main interface and click "Start" to begin removing DRM protection from Amazon WMV videos and convert them to AVI or MP4. After the conversion, you can click "Find Target" to locate the converted DRM-free video files and play them anywhere you like.
Below is the video tutorial on how to convert Amazon WMV videos: