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How to Burn iTunes M4V Movies to DVD with iDVD

By Vicky Lewis

March 17, 2018

iDVD is a DVD-creation application for Mac OS X which is produced by Apple Inc. Users can use iDVD to burn QuickTime Movies, music, or photos to DVDs and play them with DVD players. Some people may want to burn iTunes M4V movies to DVD and then play the movies on TV for better enjoyment with such a big screen. But it may encounter a problem that the M4V movies you purchased or rented from iTunes Store are protected by DRM encryption. For these movies, you would fail to transfer them to the iDVD program for the restriction of DRM.

iDVD Logo

To burn iTunes M4V movies to DVD with iDVD successfully, we have to do a preparation first. That is to remove DRM from those iTunes M4V movies and convert the format of iTunes M4V Movies into MP4 for better adaptable to iDVD.


Remove DRM from iTunes M4V Movies

To remove DRM from iTunes M4V Movies, you must make use of TuneFab M4V Converter, a helpful and easy-to-use third-party program for removing DRM from iTunes M4V movies and convert the format into common MP4, MOV, etc.


TuneFab M4V Converter can reach a 30X faster conversion speed and converts the iTunes M4V movies keeping the movies in 100% high quality. TuneFab M4V Converter provides both free trial and the paid version for Windows and Mac users, and you can select the one you need freely.


Then let's see the tutorial on how to use TuneFab M4V Converter.


YouTube Tutorial



Or you can follow the instruction below:

Step 1. Install TuneFab M4V Converter

To begin with, click on the download button to download and install TuneFab M4V Converter. When you run TuneFab M4V Converter, it would sync with your iTunes and get your iTunes Library.


Step 2. Add iTunes M4V Movies to TuneFab M4V Converter

Click on "Add Files" on the top-left of the interface of TuneFab M4V Converter. Or you can drag the downloaded iTunes M4V movies from iTunes Library to TuneFab M4V Converter.

Select iTunes M4V Movies

Step 3. Output Settings

TuneFab M4V Converter would save the converted iTunes M4V movies as the MP4 format by default. It would be certainly supported on iDVD. Then, you can click "Gear" icon to preserve the audio tracks or subtitles of the M4V movies in the output files in your preference (TuneFab M4V Converter would save all the original audio tracks and subtitles by default if you skip this setting).

Select Subtitles

Step 4. Convert the iTunes M4V Movies

Click on "Convert" and TuneFab M4V Converter would start to remove DRM from iTunes M4V movies automatically. All you have to do is to wait for the conversion done.

Convert iTunes M4V Movies


Burn iTunes M4V Movies to DVD with iDVD

When you get the DRM-free iTunes M4V movies, you can now use iDVD to burn them to DVD.


Step 1. Launch iDVD and open it.

Step 2. Click on "Magic iDVD" on the interface of iDVD.

iDVD Interface

Step 3. Import iTunes M4V movies to iDVD. You can find these movies under “Drop Movies Here” section when you have uploaded them to iDVD. Then click on "Create Project".

Step 4. Then the project would go to preview. At this time you need to insert a blank DVD into the computer and click on "Burn" button on iDVD.


When all these steps have done, you can burn these iTunes M4V movies to iDVD successfully. After you get the DVD with your iTunes M4V movies stored on it, you can insert the DVD to TV and play the movies directly and freely.


Related Reading:

How to Burn A CD from Spotify Music


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