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Top 8 Best DRM Removal Freeware That You Need to Try

By Patrick Dyer

Updated on November 26, 2018

DRM is used to prevent piracy, but it also inconveniences legitimate customers in many ways. For example, when you purchased an iTunes movie, you are not allowed to play the movie on your media players like PotPlayer or Plex because these media players are not authorized by Apple Inc.


So it's indeed necessary for us to remove the DRM from these protected files so as to enjoy or back up the file in the way we like. In this in-depth review of DRM removal freeware, I will show you the pros and cons of the top 8 DRM removal tool. You can read through the review and choose the best one you like to perform the DRM removal task.


Warm Tips: DRM removal software is for private use only! Please do not distribute DRM-free media files to others or use it for commercial purpose.


#1. Free-trial Apple Music Converter – TuneFab Apple Music Converter

TuneFab Apple Music Converter offers a free trial version for all users to download and convert Apple Music for free. You can download as many songs as you like from iTunes library or Apple Music library. And you will enjoy other features like editing ID3 tags, resetting bitrate, sample rate, etc. and you can even select the 16X faster speed. But the free trial version only lets you save 3 minutes of each audio.

TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Pros:

• Remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes music, Audible audiobook and iTunes audiobook.

• Convert protected M4P, AAX, AA and M4B to DRM-free audio.

• Support 16X conversion speed.

• Both Windows and Mac version are available.

• Enjoy lifetime free upgrades and technical support.

• Support the latest version of iTunes and macOS.


Cons:

• Free trial version only lets you save 3 minutes of each song.


If you want to break the 3-minute restriction, you can do the followings:

• Purchase a full license code with $39.95.

• Get a free license from TuneFab by publish a product review. (Recommended)


#2. Free-trial M4V Converter – TuneFab M4V Converter

TuneFab M4V Converter has free trial version as well. The free trial version supports downloading DRM-ed iTunes M4V videos to DRM-free MP4. But it will only save 5 minutes of each iTunes video. To break the limitation, you can get a free license code from TuneFab in this way.

TuneFab M4V Converter

Pros:

• Support converting both iTunes rented and purchased M4V videos to MP4.

• Keep original audio tracks and subtitles.

• Support high quality MP4 output format.

• Support the latest version of iTunes.


Cons:

• Only support MP4 output format.


If you want to break the 3-minute restriction, you can do the followings:

• Purchase a full license code with $44.95.

• Get a free license from TuneFab by publish a product review. (Recommended)


#3. Free-trial Spotify Music Converter – TuneFab Spotify Music Converter

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is available for both Spotify free and Premium user to download and convert Spotify Music to MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. You can use it to download 3-minute of each song from Spotify.

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter

Pros:

• Remove DRM from Spoitfy OGG songs

• Download Spotify music as MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC.

• Enjoy Spotify Premium for free.

• Listen to Spotify songs on any device without ads.


Cons:

• Free trial version only lets you save 3 minutes of each song.


If you want to break the 3-minute restriction, you can do the followings:

• Purchase a full license code with $39.95.

• Get a free license from TuneFab by publish a product review. (Recommended)


#4. Free iTunes DRM Removal – myFairTunes

myFairTunes is especially designed to remove DRM protection from iTunes songs and albums. If you have purchased songs from iTunes which bear DRM protection, you can use this free tool to clear the DRM restriction and turn the songs to clean MP3.


Pros:

• It's 100% free!

• It can search DRM-ed music from iTunes music library.

• It can remove DRM from iTunes protected music.


Cons:

• Out-of-date user interface.

• You need to install Microsoft. NET Framework 2.0.

• It's only available for Windows PC.

• Free version only supports MP3 output format.

• Stop updating for a long time.

• Support iTunes 7.5.0 or earlier.


#5. DRM Removal Freeware – Requiem

Requiem is a free iTunes DRM removal that allows users to remove DRM from songs, videos and books purchased on iTunes. It can decrypt DRM-ed file directly instead of decoding and re-encoding the file, so no quality is lost during the process.


Pros:

• It can remove DRM from both iTunes audio and video.

• It can convert iTunes songs, audiobooks and video without quality loss.

• It lets you drag and drop files directly onto the Requiem application.

• It is available on Mac, Windows and Linux.


Cons:

• You need to downgrade your iTunes to version 10.7 or lower version to use Requiem.

• Your computer needs to be authorized to play the DRM-ed file while using Requiem.

• No technical support is available.

• It stops upgrading in V4.1 for a long time.


#6. Free WM-DRM Removal Tool – FreeMe2

FreeMe2 is a free open source DRM removal that can strip DRM protection from WMV, ASF and WMA files.


Pros:

• It can remove WM-DRM protection from WMV/ASF/WMA.


Cons:

• It's only available for Windows XP.


#7. Free DRM Removal Program – FairUseWM

FairUse4WM is a free program for eliminating the WM and DRM protection from Windows media files such as songs and video.


Pros:

• It's free.


Cons

• It only supports Windows XP and Windows Vista.


#8. Free DRM Removal

Free DRM Removal can easily decrypt DRM-ed M4V videos and convert them to DRM-free MP4. It has a simple and streamlined interface which makes it easy for you to convert protected video to standard MP4 format.


Pros:

• It's a free DRM removal tool.

• It allows batch conversion.


Cons:

• It is available for Windows only.


Conclusion

Which DRM removal software that you think is the best one? If you have other tools to recommend, feel free to tell us in the comments below.


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