How to remove DRM from iTunes movies 2021?

The movies you purchased or rented from iTunes Store are in m4v format and you can only play them with iTunes on authorized Mac/Windows and TV app on iPhone/iPad/Apple TV. Besides, you need to authorize the device with the Apple ID you used to purchase or rent the movie.

How to purchase iTunes movies?

Since macOS Catalina(released in 2019), iTunes is divided into Apple Music app, Apple TV app, Apple Books app, and Apple Podcasts app.

On your Mac(macOS Catalina and later), iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, smart TV, or streaming device

Open the Apple TV app, then go to Watch Now, then tap a category, like Movies, TV Shows, or Kids. Or tap Search to find a specific movie or TV show. Tap the Buy price, then tap Purchase. To buy a season or Season Pass for a TV show, scroll down to How to Watch, then tap Buy Seasons. You might need to sign in with your Apple ID.

On your Windows and Mac(macOS Mojave and earlier)

Open iTunes on your Windows/Mac, select Movies or TV Shows from the pop-up menu in the upper-left corner, then click Store in the navigation bar. Or go to Search to find a movie or TV show.

How to play iTunes movies with other media player?

If you want to play the movie with other media player such as VLC, Windows Media Player on non-apple devices, you need to remove DRM from the iTunes movies and convert m4v movies to mp4.

When you use Ondesoft M4V Converter, the converted iTunes movies and TV shows can be played across different platforms and devices, such as Android smartphones, tablets, Windows computers without iTunes, any smart TV, or streaming device that doesn't support Apple TV app. Even if you don't have the iTunes/Apple TV app or an Apple device, you can still watch your bought iTunes movies in HD resolution.

Converting to a different format may raise the possibility of quality degradation. In contrast, with Ondesoft M4V Converter, you may acquire a DRM-free MP4 file that is identical to your original SD, 720P, or 1080P HD iTunes movies. For those who have bought iTunes M4V videos, this tool can convert them all at once to save you time while preserving the original quality. It's also possible to preserve all of your bought iTunes movies' subtitles, captions, and audio tracks intact.

How to remove DRM from iTunes movies/TV shows?

Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter is a professional DRM removal software for Mac/Windows users. It allows you to easily remove DRM from iTunes movies and output DRM-free MP4 with 100% original video quality. Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter removes iTunes movie DRM at 30X faster speed and keep 5.1 Audio, AD Track and Subtitles. It converts iTunes M4V movies to the most universal video format - MP4. After removing DRM from iTunes movies, you can watch it on any video player on Windows and Android.

How to remove DRM from iTunes movies and convert iTunes rented/purchased m4v movie to mp4 with Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter for Mac/Windows?

Please follow the bellow steps to remove DRM from iTunes movies.

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 Click "add files" button on the upper left, and then you will find iTunes movies from iTunes library.

add m4v file

Step 3 Click "convert" button to remove DRM and convert iTunes M4V to MP4 with high speed.

remove drm from iTunes movie

After conversion, click "history" and you will find iTunes movies that are successfully converted by Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter for Mac. Now enjoy them anywhere and anytime you want!

remove drm from iTunes movie

Tip: Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter will preserve all original subtitles and audio tracks by default. You are free to select and preserve any one.

Click Options to change output format if you like.

audio and subtitles

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Apple TV app compatible devices

The Apple TV app is already on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, Apple TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV(list), Google TV, LG, Samsung, Sony (list), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Roku.

What is Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is a streaming service featuring Apple Originals — award-winning series, compelling dramas, groundbreaking documentaries, kids’ entertainment, comedies, and more — with new Apple Originals added every month. Watch Apple TV+ from the Apple TV app, which is already on your favorite Apple devices. Just open the app, click or tap Apple TV+, and enjoy the shows and movies. You can also watch Apple TV+ on streaming platforms, popular smart TVs, and AirPlay-enabled TVs with the Apple TV app — or watch online at tv.apple.com. It coasts  $4.99 per month after a free 7-day trial. You can get 3 months of Apple TV+ free when you buy a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, or Mac. Check eligibility. Apple TV+ is included in Apple One, which bundles up to five other Apple services into a single monthly subscription. Apple One plans start at $14.95 per month. The Apple Music Student Plan comes with a free subscription to Apple TV+.


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