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Quick Way to Remove DRM from iTunes Movies

By Patrick Dyer

Updated on April 04, 2018

Have you wanted to have the bought or rented movies playing on non-Apple Devices, like Samsung TV, Google Pixel, Kindle Fire and Huawei P10? But unlucky to find out that your iTunes Movies are all protected by DRM? Such an uninviting problem will be solved unless you follow the guidance that I recommend to you. Stay with me, your problem will be killed.


Part 1. Why You Need to Convert iTunes Movies to MP4

The reason why iTunes Movies should be converted into the MP4 format is mainly that your iTunes purchases and rentals are protected with FairPlay DRM technology created by Apple. And thus, all you need to break the DRM from protected M4V format into the common MP4 format.

Difference between M4V and MP4: MP4 vs. M4V: Differences and Conversion

So here is come a question: for what Kind of iTunes Movie DRM removal you need to equipped with? Let's move to the next part.

Part 2. A Quick Way to Kill DRM from iTunes Movies

In the current market, there are tools which can help you crack the DRM protection from such movies and TV shows. One effective and powerful tool is the TuneFab M4V Converter. This software not only enables you to get rid of DRM protection from iTunes purchased or rented movies, TV shows, and music videos, but also allows you to produce movies of your own.

With it, you can convert iTunes movies in M4V format to the unprotected MP4 format that compatible with almost all popular devices like Android phone and tablet, Windows phone and tablet, game console, etc. Following the guide as follows. You can enjoy unlimited iTunes Movies playing on other devices.

Guide: Losslessly Remove DRM from iTunes M4V Movies

Step 1. Add iTunes Movies

In the main interface, click the "Add Files" button to load iTunes movies from program library, and now your iTunes movies are listed out here. Choose the iTunes movie files you want to convert and click "Add" button.

Add iTunes M4V Files

Note: TuneFab M4V Converter (Windows) is not able to convert iTunes rental videos/movies currently, so Windows user is out of luck for the moment. For Mac users, however, you can still use TuneFab M4V Converter(Mac) to convert iTunes rental videos/movies.

Step 2. Choose Audio Tracks and Subtitles

After importing iTunes movies, you can choose one file and click "Gear" icon to choose the audio track and subtitle you want to keep in an output file. Or just let the program keep all audio tracks and subtitles for you.

Choose Audio Track and Subtitle

Step 3. Convert M4V to MP4

Click the "Convert" button to start converting removing DRM from iTunes M4V movies. After a while, the conversion process will be completed and you can go to "History" to find iTunes movies in MP4 format.

Convert M4V to MP4

Note: For Free Trial Version, you can have a check for output quality for 5 minutes long so that you can back to get your converter registered.

Hold on! Wait! Here is the video guidance you can't miss, don’t change your channel and stay with me, bro.

Part 3. Other Ways to Break DRM from iTunes Movies

Besides using a converter, there are other ways for you to break the DRM from iTunes Movies. I will show you other 2 way for you.

#1 TuneFab Screen Recorder

TuneFab Screen Recorder is a multifunctional recorder for not simply record the screen but also record the sounds, screen activities, online games and so on. With this TuneFab Screen Recorder, you can also remove the DRM from your iTunes Movies.

Step 1. Download and Launch TuneFab Screen Recorder

Step 2. Click on "Screen Recorder"

Step 3. Click on "Gear" Button and click on "Settings" for selecting the recorded files format

Step 4. After that, you can also click on "General" for selecting the output file folder

Step 5. Manage the recording area for click on "Full Screen" or "Custom"

Step 6. Click "REC" for recording your iTunes Movies. After recording, please don't forget to click on "Save" button

Preview Recorded Video

#2 Free Converter: HandBrake

HandBrake is a free converter for converting the videos to multiple file formats. However, HandBrake nowadays is not supported by the DRM-ed files. So you can take the advantage of the DRM-free conversion for the further entertainment of the iTunes M4V Movies.

Guide: Convert iTunes M4V Movies to MP4 - HandBrake Freeware

More tips:

With this converter, you can use your iTunes Movies in different ways. Like:

Guidelines for Working M4V on Final Cut Pro

Is It Possible to Burn M4V to DVD

Best Way to Play iTunes Movies on Xbox One

That's it. With this TuneFab M4V Converter or the tools mentioned above, you can successfully transfer the M4V movies to any devices for watching. Enjoy!

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