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How to Play Protected M4V Files

Part 1. Play protected M4V with iTunes or QuickTime

As we know, purchased iTunes M4V files are protected by Apple's DRM and can only play on Apple products. You can easily view them with iTunes or QuickTime.

iTunes: Launch iTunes, click File > Add File to Library to import your protected M4V files to your iTunes library movie list. Then click Play to play protected M4V with iTunes.

QuickTime: Run QuickTime and click File > Open File to select the M4V files you want to play. The media will then be loaded to QuickTime and you can simply click Play to start playing protected M4V videos.

Part 2. Convert protected M4V for play anywhere

However, there are many occasions when you want to play your M4V files other than iTunes and QuickTime. For instance, watch them on your Android tablets, smartphones, game consoles, etc. or edit them in iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, etc. Then how to play protected M4V anywhere without limitations?

Well, it's quite simple to do that. What you need to do is to remove DRM from iTunes M4V and convert M4V to your preferred format with the help of a DRM converter. Here Aimersoft DRM stripper is strongly recommended as the best tool to help you get your work done. It can strip DRM from iTunes M4V and convert M4V to DRM-free MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, etc. for playing on iPad, iPhone, PSP, Xbox 360, Android, HTC, Samsung, etc. Now download it and follow the steps below to make your protected M4V playable anywhere!

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How to convert DRM-ed M4V video for play anywhere

1Add M4V files

You can either click Add or directly drag the locked M4V files you want to convert to load media. Besides iTunes M4V, this DRM converter can also convert protected WMV, M4B, M4P, AA, AAX, etc. files purchased from iTunes, Amazon, Audible, BBC iPlayer, etc.

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Note: When converting iTunes M4V files, you need to install iTunes and make sure the files play well in iTunes. Otherwise, the conversion may fail.

2Choose output format

Then click Video files to and select a video format you prefer. As you can see, popular formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, M4V, XviD, etc. are provided for your choice and 150+ video presets for portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, Xbox 360, HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, BlackBerry, etc. are offered to let you get videos to fit your device. You can even select an audio format to extract audio from M4V.

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3Start conversion

In the end, click Start to begin removing DRM from protected M4V and convert M4V to your desired format. When the conversion is done, click Find Target to locate the converted DRM-free videos and enjoy them on-the-go.

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More Reading:

iTunes to Xbox 360: Do you know the best way to play iTunes files on Xbox 360? This article provides a good solution for you.

iTunes to Sony Walkman: Is there is a way for playing DRM Protected iTunes files on Your Sony Walkman? Yes, just click to know more.

iTunes Music to Zen: Can you transfer iTunes files to Zune or other players? This article teaches you how to do it with ease.

iTunes Music to Powerpoint: Want to know how to add iTunes music to PowerPoint presentation? Just follow the detailed information to achieve the goal.

iTunes M4V to MPEG: The application enables you to remove DRM and convert iTunes M4V movies to MPEG format.

Unlock iTunes Music: Here we provide you the easy way to unlock iTunes music for playing on any popular MP3 player without losing any quality.

Unlock iTunes Movie: If you want to easily unlock iTunes movies with high quality, here is the best solution for you.

iTunes Video to MP3: Want to extract MP3 audio from iTunes videos? This article teaches you how to do it with a few clicks.

iTunes to WAV: The article introduces you two efficient ways to convert iTunes songs to WAV format.

iTunes to MP3: Have purchased songs from iTunes and want to convert the files to MP3 format? Click here to get the solution.

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