Videos purchased from iTunes are usually in M4V format with DRM-protected, which means that you can only play them on Apple products like iTunes, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. However, if you’d like to watch the movies on non-Apple players like Android tablets, smartphones, Zune, PSP, etc., you will need to first remove DRM from M4V and convert iTunes M4V to the desired format like MP4, AVI, WMV, etc. so that you can enjoy those iTunes M4V videos without any limitation.
To remove DRM M4V, you must choose a reliable itunes M4V DRM removal program which can legally remove DRM protections from M4V videos. Here we highly recommend Aimersoft DRM Media Converter, a fast and handy iTunes M4V DRM entfernen tool to help you get rid of the M4V protection and convert M4V video file to any video/audio formats like WMV, MP4, AVI, MP3, etc. Well compatible with Windows (Windows 8), Aimersoft DRM Media Converter will be your best choice to remove DRM from M4V. Now just get Aimersoft DRM Media Converter and then you'll never be bothered by the DRM protection anymore.
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Easy guide to remove DRM from iTunes M4V and convert M4V
After downloading, follow the wizard to install and launch the program.
1 Add DRM M4V files
Load the DRM protected iTunes M4V files or videos by clicking the Add button, and it can detect the DRM files automatically.
2 Select output format
Specify what format you want the DRM M4V videos be converted to. You can transform M4V to other videos formats as well as optimized presets to playback on mobile devices or to edit on video editing software.
3 Convert DRM-protected M4V
Select a proper path from the "Browse" and then tap the "Start" button to begin converting the protected M4V videos. Just wait for a second and the DRM protected M4V video converting will be finished.
Here is the video tutorial on removing DRM from M4V:
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What is M4V file format
The M4V file type is Apple's version of the MP4 file type. The main differences are the DRM copy protection and AC3 audio files treatment, which are currently not standardized for MP4 containers.
This file format is used to encode movies, TV episodes or music videos found on the iTunes Store. You can only use a M4V file with the protection activated on an authorized computer with the account that was used to purchase the video or movie. This is because the files are protected with Apple's DRM Fairplay copy protection system. Other unprotected files may also be played by simply changing their extension from ".m4v" to the more common ".mp4".
M4V files can also be played on numerous other players, such as Media Player Classic, RealPlayer, Nero Showtime, DivX Plus Player or VLC Media Player. With DRM protection removed, the file can be used on webOS Video Player for Palm Pre and Palm Pixi smartphones. Android smartphones can also play the m4v files with its specific video player. The format is the default video file type for conversion in HandBrake and Air Video Server for Macintosh computers.