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How to play iTunes movies on Amazon Fire TV Stick?

I have many iTunes movies and want to enjoy through my Fire TV Stick, how to do that?

Apple TV app is available on Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen), Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube (1st and 2nd Gen), Fire TV (3rd Gen pendant design) and later(check the list). The Apple TV app is not compatible with Fire TV (1st and 2nd Gen) and Fire TV Stick (1st Gen). If you have these old devices, read below and learn how to play iTunes movies or TV shows.

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Method 1 Play iTunes movies on Amazon Fire TV Stick with Movies Anywhere

The streaming service links together your movies from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu and more. Movies Anywhere lets you seamlessly store your favorite movies in one place so you can watch them when and where you want. You can watch iTunes purchased moives within the app. The Movies Anywhere app is available for Fire TV Stick (2nd Generation), so it means you can watch iTunes movies on your TV through Fire TV Stick. However, there are also some limitations:

To sync to your My Movies collection, an iTunes movie must meet the following requirements:

The movie is from the catalog of a participating studio (Disney, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., Universal, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)
The movie was originally purchased from or redeemed directly at the iTunes Store.

Movies Anywhere is available only in the United States.

If your movies doesn't meet above requirements or you are out of United States, try method 2.

Method 2 Play iTunes movies from external microSD or USB drives

External storage support varies based on which Amazon Fire TV Stick model you have. The Fire TV Stick 4K , 2nd-gen Fire TV Stick has a single micro USB port, but you can use it to access videos stored on a USB drive if you use a USB OTG cable . The 1st-gen Fire TV Stick does not support media playback from external drives, even if you use an OTG USB cable.

The 1st-gen Fire TV can access videos from its USB port. The 2nd-gen Fire TV can access videos from its microSD slot or its USB port. 3rd-gen Fire TV, Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen) , Fire TV Cube (1st Gen) only has micro USB port, so you will need USB OTG cable.

However, iTunes movies you downloaded can't be played directly since they are DRM protected. To play iTunes movies on Amazon Fire TV Stick, you need to remove iTunes DRM first and convert the m4v movies to mp4 first. You will need Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter . Learn how to remove iTunes DRM and convert M4V to MP4 with Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter.

Step 1 Download, install and run Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter on your Mac or Windows.

Step 2 Add M4V Files from iTunes Library.

Step 3 Click "Convert".

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