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How Can I Watch iTunes Rented/Purchased Movies Offline?

By Laura Barnes

Updated on September 19, 2018

Users of iTunes are frequently encountered with the following problem:

"Can I watch iTunes Movies offline? Can both iTunes purchased and rented videos be watched without Internet connections?"

In the case of the bad network environment or the no-data usage situation, watching iTunes Movies offline purchased or rented, are urgent and highlighted for all the iTunes users. However, it is a piece of cake task that watching iTunes movies offline on your iPhone, iMac and other Apple devices even though you have downloaded on your iPhone and Apple devices merely because of the annoying DRM. Hence, TuneFab is going to provide its own solution with TuneFab M4V Converter on downloading DRM free iTunes Movies so that you can enjoy them freely.

iTunes Movies And TV Shows


Part 1. How to Remove DRM from iTunes Movies(Purchased & Rented)

DRM on iTunes Movies: All the iTunes Movies are all protected by FairPlay DRM which protected iTunes media contents be copied or private, leading to iTunes users will fail to play or save iTunes Movies offline. With the protection of DRM, iTunes purchased videos and movies can just be allowed to play on Apple Devices, while iTunes rented can be watched within 24 hours(US) and 48 hours(elsewhere) with your Apple ID login and authorize. Hard to enjoy iTunes movies at your will, right?

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To remove DRM from iTunes Movies and keep iTunes Movies playable offline without devices and time limitation, the first thing to do is to bypass DRM encryption of the video files. In order to perfectly remove the DRM from and watch iTunes purchased and rented movies offline, the professional iTunes Video DRM Removal is needed, like TuneFab M4V Converter.

TuneFab M4V Converter is a professional iTunes Video Downloader with the aim of unlocking DRM protection of iTunes Movies with high quality. Besides, the conversion speed TuneFab provided can reach 30x faster, which can save lots of time. What's more, the audio tracks and subtitles will be kept and self-selected based on the user requirement.

Highlighted Features of TuneFab M4V Converter

• Remove DRM from iTunes M4V movies, purchased or rented are supported;

• Convert iTunes M4V Movies to MP4 so that users can watch iTunes M4V Movies offline;

• Support batch conversion for multiple files;

• Fully compatible with the latest version of iTunes;

• Quality of the converted videos is guaranteed, 1080p HD.

Note: Rented iTunes Movies can be converted on Mac version. For Windows users, please be patient with the coming of the functions of converted rented movies.

4-steps to Remove DRM from iTunes Videos [Detailed Tutorial]

Step 1. Download & Launch TuneFab iTunes Video Downloader

Click on the "Try It Free" button above to download and fully install TuneFab M4V Converter. When the installation is over, run the program and you can see the interface as below.

M4V Converter Main Interface

Step 2. Load iTunes Movies

Click on the "Add Files" button to select the iTunes Movies you want to convert and watch offline. When all is done, press "Add" in the bottom right to confirm the selection.

Import M4V Files

Step 3. Select the Audio Tracks or Subtitles (Optional but Recommend)

Click on the "Gear" button of each iTunes movies, you can easily choose the audio track or subtitles that you want to watch iTunes Movies offline. If you skip this step, the iTunes Movies would be saved by default.

Adapt Output Settings

Step 4. Remove DRM from iTunes Movies

Click on "Convert" button to start removing DRM from iTunes Movies. Please wait for a few minutes to get the DRM-free iTunes movies and play them on the portable devices such as iPhone/Android, iPad, laptop, etc and even non-Apple device, like Samsung Galaxy S9 and so on.

Convert M4V to MP4

Part 2. Transfer DRM-free Videos to Your Devices

After getting the DRM-free Videos on your PC, how can you transfer the DRM-free Videos to your devices? The common solution is that inserting your iPhones/Android USB cable to your iPhone and then turn on your iTunes to transfer the video files to your devices, but now TuneFab is going to share the brand new solution to perfectly transfer the DRM-free videos to your devices with FonePaw DoTrans, which is designed for easily managing the data between your iPhones and the PC.

FonePaw DoTrans is a professional iOS transfer which designed for transferring data between your iPhone and your PC, like Music, videos, photos, contacts and so on. With the help of FonePaw DoTrans, you can easily manage your iPhone data, such as deleting some duplicated music, transferring video from the PC to iDevices, and even transferring photos from your iPhone to your iPad/iPod touch/iPod classic/etc. Moreover, it is an iPhone Ringtone Maker but also contains the professional HEIC Converter. It provides 3 services for perfectly enjoying your iPhone right at your fingertips.

User Guide: 3 Steps to Transfer & Watch iTunes Movies Offline

Now you can do it yourself and watch the iTunes purchased/rented Movies offline. However, due to the population of paid support subscriptions, it is difficult to have all your streaming music or streaming video to watch offline. So, how exactly to fix all kinds of offline playback problems? Don't worry, TuneFab will meet your need if you keep reading this post.

[Bonus] Offline Problems Troubleshooting

Offline Playback on Apple Music: Apple Music users will hard to play Apple Music when they are in the non-network situations even though they have downloaded the music. Now, TuneFab Apple Music Converter has perfectly solved this problem by converting and downloading your Apple Music to the playable file format, like MP3, FLAC, M4A and etc. 

You can get the tips from: Listen to Apple Music Songs Offline? Pieces of Cake!

Offline Playback on Spotify Music: Listening to Spotify offline is not so easy for all the Spotify users, especially for Spotify Free users for the reason that they don't have subscribed to Spotify Premium and have no right to turn on the Offline Mode. But the situation turns to different with TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, which designed for downloading Spotify on different music file formats, including MP3, FLAC and etc. No matter you are a Spotify Free users or Spotify Premium users, you can easy to get your Spotify playing offline. 

You can also get the guide from: Superfast Way to Listen to Spotify Offline Without Paying the Bills

Offline Playback on Streaming Music or Video: If you are not the Apple Music users or the Spotify users, you may be desirable to seek the way on playing your Streaming music or streaming video even if there are no Internet connections. Under the situation of there is always no the downloaded function available, TuneFab Screen Recorder is coming out to fix this problem. It allows users to record the music and video down in the frequently used file format, like MP4, AVI, WMV, MP3, AAC, WMA and etc.

You can do it yourself from: Ultimate Guidance: Record Streaming Video on Computer

Has it solved your offline problems of iTunes Movies, Music or other streaming music/videos? I am quite sure you can't help to take out your iPhone and PC and try TuneFab solutions to manage to watch iTunes movies offline and other. Why not just download and try it now? If you have any problems, please leave a comment or send an Email to us. Enjoy your media contents offline!

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