Usually the common M4V files without any limitation, and they can be used freely. But if you purchase or rent movies from iTunes Store, these videos are M4V files with Apple Firplay DRM protection, which protect you playing iTunes movies freely.
There are kinds of video converter tools to convert unprotected M4V files, like Kigo Video Converter Pro, Ultra QuickTime Converter, Daniusoft Quick time Converter and so on. These Conversion tools, as powerful QuickTime M4V converter, can help you convert unprotected M4V to AVI, M4V to WMV, M4V to MP4, M4V to MPEG easily, and also convert QuickTime MOV, QT, MP4, M4V files to AVI, DivX, Xvid, MPEG1, MPEG2, VCD, SVCD, .VOB, WMV, ASF format with high quality.
"I purchased videos on iTunes, but I can't play them on my android phone, because they are in some 'protected' M4V format that only works on iPods, iPhone. How can I convert iTunes videos to unprotected format so I can play them on my portable video device?"
Many iTunes users may encounter the above problem. Protected M4V format are always iTunes video files produced by Apple Inc. Apple, provider of the popular iTunes service, has limited the software so it will copy purchased videos (M4Vs) only to video iPods -- also an Apple product. Some say this protects the digital rights of the copyright owners, but nobody disputes the fact that it helps Apple to keep a stranglehold on the portable player market.
To convert M4V, you can use M4V Converter Plus. It is a powerful DRM removal tool as well as iTunes video converter. With it, you can remove DRM legally by converting iTunes movies, TV shows to unprotected MOV, MP4, AVI or other video formats. It can also extract audio file from iTunes videos and save as MP3, AAC, FLAC and plain audio.
M4V Converter Plus is a professional DRM M4V Converter which can convert M4V you purchased to QuickTime MOV, iPod, iPhone format in high speed and great quality. It has been designed for converting DRM M4V. It can also convert any video on your iTunes library.
This DRM M4V Video Converter supports batch conversion, so you can convert many M4V files with just a click and save much time, and with the M4V video converter, you can also customize the added iTunes videos by setting resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. Main features are listed as below.
To convert M4V, first download and install M4V Converter Plus on your Mac. Then start the program. Select iTunes M4V videos by clicking Add Movies button, or simply drag and drop them into the main window.
Go to the profile panel and choose the proper output format, you can choose MP4, MOV, AVI as output format. But most smart phone have their own video formats, thus, you can directly choose the specific device you have. It supports iPhone, iPad, Galaxy Series, Google Nexue, PS3/4 and other popular devices.
In the lower right corner of the program, click on Convert button to start iTunes videos conversion. Wait a moment, the program will do the rest for you. Large movies may take longer time. When the task finished, you can enjoy the converted files anywhere.