How to convert iTunes videos to AVI format?
How to convert iTunes videos to AVI? I have boutght some TV episode and I'm trying to put them onto my MP3 player which only plays AVI formated videos. I know that movies was purchased from iTunes store are DRM protected, the video converter I downloaded cannot convert them. Anyone know of a program that I can use to convert iTunes protected movies into AVI format?
What is iTunes Movie Format?
If you look at extension of your bought iTunes movies, you will see they are ended with .m4v. The M4V is a file container format used by Apple's iTunes application. This file format is a video file format developed by Apple and is very close to MP4 format. The differences are the optional Apple's DRM copyright protection. Apple uses M4V files to encode TV episodes, movies, and music videos in the iTunes Store. The copyright of M4V files may be protected by using Apple's FairPlay DRM copyright protection.
How to Convert iTunes Format to AVI and Other Formats?
Due to the copyright protection, normal video converter programs aren't be able to deal with iTunes format. So to speak, you will need a special software to do this. DRM Media Converter is such a tool which is able to remove iTunes DRM as well as convert iTunes videos to AVI and many other formats. It's very easy to use and you will like it once you tried. Now follow the step-by-step guide below and soon you will know how to successfully convert movies purchased from iTunes to AVI. Read on.
Download and Install DRM Converter
DRM Media Converter is the only program that is capable of remove DRM and convert DRM protected files. Click the link below to download it to your computer, and follow on screen instructions to install it.
Add iTunes Content
Run this iTunes M4V to AVI Converter, locate the folder where your iTunes movies are saved, select and drag them into the program. The loaded files will be listed on the left interface. (Tips: Both protected iTunes videos and audios are supported.)
Select AVI or an Appropriate Format
If you decided to convert the iTunes M4V to AVI format, click on "Video files to" and choose AVI from the format list. As you can see, you can almost choose any format you want. Besides, you can specify your media device as the output instead.
Remove and Convert DRM Files
Once you feel ready, hit on "Start" button on the right lower corner and now the application is removing and converting iTunes protected files to your targeted format.
Soon, the task is completed, then you can click on "Find Target" on the interface to get the DRM-Free files and transfer them onto your MP3 player or whatever you want. Have fun.
About the Author | Ashley Sanders
Ashley is the senior editor of Macmov. She specializes in DVD burning/ripping, video converting, DRM removing.
2012-05-28 10:50:26/ Posted by Ashley Sanders.
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