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Fail to Edit iTunes M4V Video on Premiere Pro? Solved!

By Patrick Dyer

July 31, 2017

A great pleasure for video fancier is to process favorite video. However, you may sink into trouble when editing M4V video on Adobe Premiere Pro. In this post your problem will get a quick fix with TuneFab M4V Converter.

M4V to Premiere Pro


Part 1. Why You Fail to Work M4V Video on Premier

Adobe Premiere Pro, a professional video editor, bears extensive popularity in public. Normally Adobe Premiere Pro supports M4V, 3GP, ASF, AVI, BWF, DV, H264, HEVC, DV, M2TS, M2V, MOV, MP4, MPG, MPEG, MTS, MXF, WMV and etc. If the video is unable to play on Adobe Premiere Pro, it might as well take the following two factors into account, namely, incompatible video format and incomplete or corrupt file. As far as we know, iTunes video applies M4V format that is available to Premiere as mentioned above. But the same problem still occurs even if we import a complete video.

Actually, iTunes'M4V format is still involved in the issue. What should be to blame, indeed, is the airplay DRM copyright protection that is encrypted into an M4V video? This is a unique design to protect the copyright of digital video content and prevent any illegal piracy. Well motivated, though, it is no doubt restricting users' some legitimate rights, for example, failure actions on Adobe Premiere Pro.

Such being the case, DRM protection is one urgent problem you must be solved to get iTunes video valid on Adobe Premiere Pro. In this article, TuneFab M4V Converter is introduced to solve DRM problem.

Part 2. Ultimate Solution: TuneFab M4V Converter

TuneFab M4V Converter, a professional video converter, works on converting M4V to MP4 during which the DRM encryption of iTunes M4V video is removed. It can provide playable and editable video on Adobe Premiere Pro with high output quality and fast conversion speed. As a result, TuneFab M4V Converter is an ideal solution to the current situation.

Tip: Similar to the MP4 format, M4V file format is devised by Apple to encode video files in its iTunes Store. Put primarily differently, M4V files may optionally be protected by DRM copy protection.

Part 3. 4 Simple Steps to Work M4V on Premiere

The operation steps are described in the following details.

Step 1. Add Preferred DRM-protected iTunes Video

Download those iTunes videos you want to convert. Then go to iTunes Library and directly drag them to TuneFab M4V Converter. Or you can click "Add Files" button on the menu bar to locate the download file.

Add Prefered iTunes Video

Step 2. Change Output Settings for Adobe Premiere Pro

Here you should prepare the proper parameter for Adobe Premiere Pro. Normally you can choose a file and click "Gear" icon to keep preferred audio tracks and subtitles in the output file. Or you can just preserve all original audio tracks and subtitles if no need. The converter has set MP4 as the output format by default.

Choose Audio Track

Step 3: Convert M4V to MP4

Click the "Convert" button at the bottom. TuneFab M4V Converter is capable of removing DRM from iTunes M4V during conversion. The whole process will be completed in a few minutes and it won't waste you too much time. Go to your destination folder and find the converted M4V files.

Convert M4v to MP4

Step 4. Import Converted M4V Video to Adobe Premiere Pro

Launch Adobe Premiere. Click "New Project" menu and personalize settings. Click "OK" and you will come to the option to create a sequence which should contain at least one video track and one audio track. Finally, click "File" and choose "Import" menu to import the converted video files in the output file.

Just four simple steps and you can easily break through the barricade of DRM protection and gain editable iTunes video on Adobe Premiere. TuneFab M4V Converter Wholeheartedly provides customers the best product for your convenience. We're eager to make contributions for you.

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