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Convert iTunes Movies/TV Shows for Playback with VLC

Many people are quite used to purchase or rent videos from Apple’s iTunes store, but they rarely use iTunes media player for too much limitation of video formats, compared with VLC media player. It is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats totally freely. VLC is also able to stream media over computer networks and transcode multimedia files.

VLC media player plays iTunes movie and TV shows

However, the question remains: "Will the versatile VLC media player play iTunes M4V movies/TV shows successfully?" Generally speaking, iTunes M4V movies and TV shows are in special M4V format with DRM protection, which means such videos are only available to enjoy on Apple devices, like iPad Air 2, iPhone 6. And you will get disappointed if you want to play such videos with VLC media player, unless stripping DRM protection away and converting M4V video format to common ones, such as MP4 compatible with VLC.

Hot Searches: M4V to Chromecast; M4V to Roku 3; M4V to Plex; M4V to xBox One

Here Tune4mac iTunes DRM Remover Software is an excellent helper to crack FairPlay DRM directly and convert iTunes M4V videos, both rentals and purchases, to popular MP4 format on Yosemite. It is worth to mention that Tune4mac can retain the 100% original video & audio qualities at 20X conversion speed. Never need to worry that the output file would be blurry or scrambled, nor the converting process would be too long.

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1. Freely download and install Tune4mac iTunes M4V Converter Platinum on your Mac (Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion); for Mac OS X 10.7/10.6 users, please try 3.1.1 version ( Windows version here ).

2. Before the M4V to MP4 converting, please make sure you are running the latest version iTunes, and your computer is well authorized with the same Apple ID that you used when downloading the iTunes movies or TV shows.

Step 1. Add M4V Movies and TV Shows

Click "Add Movie" button on the top left corner to import videos to the Tune4mac M4V iTunes Movie & TV Shows Converter. If the video can't be imported, you can drag it to the program to import directly.

Step 2. Select Output Format for VLC Media Player

Click "Profile" tag and choose output format in its drop-down list. VLC media player supports almost all popular video formats, but "Same as source for mp4" is recommended for good performance in 20X conversion speed with original quality preserved.

Step 3. Customize Parameters of Output File

Tune4Mac iTunes DRM Remover software enables you to customize video & audio parameters in advance. And it is depends on your situations to set.

Customize output parameters

Step 4. Start iTunes Videos to VLC Conversion

When all the settings are OK, click "Start" to begin stripping DRM from iTunes M4V and convert to plain MP4 format. After the conversion, get the converted DRM-free videos in "History". Then launch VLC, click Media > Open File to play the videos.

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Supported Input Media & Input Formats for VLC Media Player

Input Media: UDP/RTP Unicast, UDP/RTP Multicast, HTTP / FTP, MMS, TCP/RTP Unicast, File, DVD Video, Video CD / VCD, Audio CD (no DTS-CD), DVB (Satellite, Digital TV, Cable TV), MPEG encoder, Video acquisition.

Input Formats: MPEG (ES,PS,TS,PVA,MP3), AVI, ASF / WMV / WMA, MP4 / MOV / 3GP, OGG / OGM / Annodex, Matroska (MKV), WAV (including DTS), Raw Audio: DTS, AAC, AC3/A52, Raw DV, FLAC, FLV (Flash), MXF, Nut, Standard MIDI / SMF, Creative™ Voice

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