How to play iTunes movies on TV with USB drive?

Nowadays, most TV models from Sony, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, TCL, etc. have USB port to play media files stored in USB drives. You can transfer local songs, photos, videos, etc. from your computer to USB drive and enjoy them on the bigger TV screen. However, you may find that movies, TV show, music videos purchased from iTunes store can’t be player on TV via USB drive. That’s because iTunes videos files are DRM protected and can only be played on Apple players and devices.

However, if you can remove DRM from the iTunes videos, you can then play them on TV just like common video files.

Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter is professional DRM removal software which helps you strip the DRM from iTunes videos to make them TV-available. It makes the conversion quick and easy. Just select videos to the conversion list and then convert. The output videos will remain Dolby 5.1 Audio, AD, Audio Tracks, Subtitles and Closed Captions with 100% original high quality.

Step 1 Download and install Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter on your Mac or Windows. And then launch it.

drm media converter interface

Step 2 Add iTunes movies.

Click “Add Files” button on the upper left, and then you will find iTunes videos from iTunes library.

add m4v file

Click the name of iTunes videos that you want to convert and click Add button. You will see the iTunes video on conversion list.

after add m4v file

Step 3 Click "Convert" button to start removing DRM from iTunes videos.

remove drm from iTunes movie

After conversion, click below folder icon and you will find iTunes videos that are successfully converted by Ondesoft iTunes movie DRM removal software. Now you can transfer them to your USB drive and play them on TV with USB port.

Here we will take Samsung TV as example. Plug the USB drive to a USB port of your TV. Press the Home button on your remote, navigate to resource and choose USB device. Select the movie you want to play and press OK.

remove drm from iTunes movie

Tips: All original subtitles and audio tracks will be preserved by default. You can click the Gear icon and uncheck the unwanted ones.

audio and subtitles

Output MP4 file will be saved to Documents - Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter - Converted by default. You can also click the arrow icon

or Option button on the toolbar to change output directory.

iTunes video DRM removal free trial version allows you to convert each movie/TV show/music video for 5 minutes. To remove this limitation, please click below Buy Now button to purchase a license code.

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Extra Tip: How to watch Netflix movies/TV shows on TV from USB drive

Do you also watch Netflix on TV? The most popular video streaming services has reached 221.8 million subscribers by the end of 2021. Netflix offers 3 plans:

  • Standard with ads: $6.99 / month

  • Standard: $15.49 / month

  • Premium: $19.99 / month

You can only download movies and TV shows to watch offline with Standard and Premium plan.

Besides, downloads will expire after a period of time, and some have a limit on how many times they can be downloaded per year. 

There are seceral ways to watch Netflix on TV. Most new smart TVs support Netflix app, like Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung, LG, Sharp AQUOS and Sony Bravia, etc. If you don’t have a smart TV, or your smart TV doesn’t offer access to the Netflix app, you can watch Netflix on TV via a variety of streaming devices like Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick.

If your TV can’t install Netflix app and you don’t have an Apple TV or Chromecast device. Don’t worry, as long as your TV has a USB port, you can download Netflix movies and TV shows to MP4 with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader on your Mac and Windows, then transfer the downloaded Netflix videos to USB drive and watch them on any TV offline.

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You can also download Disney Plus movies and TV shows to MP4 with Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader

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