iTunes Ripper - Rip DRM-free songs, movies, TV Shows and audiobooks from iTunes


iTunes is a perfect tool to organize and buy your favorite songs, TV shows, movies, and podcasts. You can subscribe to Apple Music to access millions of songs. Buy music, audiobooks, movies and TV shows from the iTunes Store. However, Movies, TV shows, and certain other items purchased from the iTunes Store are protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM). These protected purchases can be:

Although all songs offered by the iTunes Store now come without DRM protection, songs purchased before 2009 and songs from Apple Music are still under DRM protection. How to get DRM-free movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music from iTunes? It's easy. Here we will show you 3 iTunes Ripper tools for you to rip DRM-free music and video from iTunes.

Related : To remove Spotify DRM and convert Spotify music to MP3 , please use Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter .

1. Rip DRM-free songs from iTunes/Apple Music

Songs purchased from iTunes Store before 2009 and songs from Apple Music are under DRM protection, you can only play them with iTunes or Apple Music app on authorized devices. To rip DRM-free songs from iTunes and Apple Music, download and install iTunes Converter for Mac or iTunes Converter for Windows. iTunes Converter is designed to convert DRM protected M4P songs to mp3, m4a etc.

How to rip DRM-free songs from iTunes/Apple Music? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.


Step 1: run Ondesoft iTunes Converter and iTunes will be launched automatically.

Ondesoft iTunes Converter will load the whole iTunes library.

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Step 2: Check songs or playlists you want to rip.

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Step 3: customize output settings

Choose the output format and profile. Ondesoft iTunes Converter supports 9 output formats including MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, and MKA. Use pre-designed profile (High Quality, Normal Quality or Low Quality) or customize bitrate/samplerate according to your needs. All original Metadata will be saved to output file. You can also change them.
Other settings:
Click Options button on the toolbar to set conversion speed, output filename format, etc.

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Step 4: start to convert

Click Convert button to rip. Sit back and let Ondesoft iTunes Converter do all the rest. After conversion, you can find all DRM-free audio files in the output folder.

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2. Rip DRM-free movies/TV shows from iTunes

All iTunes video purchases and rentals are locked down by Fairplay, Apple’s digital rights management (DRM) scheme. If you want to watch your videos on a non-Apple device, you’ll need to strip the video of its DRM. To rip DRM-free movies or TV shows from iTunes , please use iTunes M4V converter .

How to rip DRM-free movies/TV shows from iTunes? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.


Step 1: run iTunes M4V converter and the interface is shown as below:

drm media converter interface

2. Add iTunes movies and TV shows

Click "add files" icon to select iTunes movies and TV shows you want to remove DRM from. All available m4v files will be listed:

add m4v file

Click video files you want to import and then Add button.

after add m4v file

3. Select Audio Tracks and Subtitles

iTunes M4V converter will preserve all original subtitles and audio tracks by default. You are free to change it. Click the Gear icon and uncheck Audio or subtitles you don't want.

Output M4P file will be saved to Documents - Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter - Converted by default. You can also change it as you like.

audio and subtitles

4. Start Conversion

After all the settings, click "convert". Ondesoft iTunes M4V converter begins to remove DRM from below m4v video files. When the conversion finished, you can play the output mp4 file with any video player or non-Apple devices.

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3. Rip DRM-free Audiobooks from iTunes

In the Audiobooks Store, you can purchase audiobooks and listen to samples. iTunes audiobooks are also DRM protected, you can only play them on authorized Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you only want to rip DRM-free audiobooks from iTunes, you can try Audiobook Converter .

How to rip DRM-free Audiobooks from iTunes? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.


Step 1. Download, install and run Audiobook Converter . All your audiobooks in iTunes Library are displayed on the interface.

audiobook converter interface

Step 2. Check audiobooks you want to rip. Choose output format from the bottom area.

choose audiobook

Step 3. Click Convert button to rip your iTunes audiobooks to drm-free format.

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