You may encounter the problem such as: "I just downloaded some music videos from iTunes and to my dismay, they're in the .m4v format with Digital rights management protection. How do I go about ripping these videos to unprotected ones? How to remove their DRM? What programs are available and how do I use them?"
In order to convert DRM protected M4V videos, you need a DRM removal tool. M4V Converter Plus is the right and best choice for you. It can unlock DRM M4V files by converting iTunes any videos (including purchased movies, Rentals, TV shows and music videos)to unprotected MOV, MP4 playable on QuickTime, iPad, iPod, iPhone. The converting process is very easy, just a few clicks of mouse.
M4V Converter Plus is a powerful DRM M4V converter which can free your iTunes video files from DRM protection legally at high speed with original output quality kept. It can not only remove DRM protection from iTunes video files legally, but also easily convert iTunes movies to standard MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV and any other video formats. Besides, it can extract audio file from M4V video files. M4V Converter Plus supported formats are listed below.
Supported Input Formats: any protected videos from your iTunes library.
Supported Output Formats: unprotected video or audio, such as MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MP3, AAC and so on.
M4V Converter Plus can help you to strip DRM protection from M4V videos convert M4V to unprotected MOV, MP4 that can be played on common devices at 30X faster speed. Here we will take Mac version as an example to show you how to convert iTunes DRM M4V within three steps only.
Download M4V Converter Plus on your Mac, install and open it. Then click Add Movies button to import iTunes videos you want to convert to the application.
Click Convert to profile drop-down list to choose an appropriate format as you need. Here you can choose MP4, MOV, FLV video and MP3, FLAC, AAC audio as output format.
M4V is the common but non-standard use of the MPEG-4 file extensions. It is due to the popularity of Apple's iPod and the iTunes Store. MPEG-4 is a multimedia container format. It is most commonly used to store digital audio and digital video streams, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. The official filename extension for MPEG-4 *.mp4, thus the container format is often referred to simply as MP4.
To play a protected M4V file, your computer must be authorized (using iTunes) with the account that was used to purchase the video.
Unprotected M4V files may be recognized and played by other video players by changing the file extension from ".m4v" to "mp4".
Mac OS Program(s) that open M4V files