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Best M4V Converter Mac to Convert iTunes M4V to DRM-Free MP4

Best M4V Converter Mac

If you are an iTunes user, you won't be unfamiliar with .m4v format. What is M4V? It's a video file format developed by Apple to encode TV episodes, movies and music videos in iTunes Store. From the comparison of M4V and MP4, M4V is quite similar to MP4 format except that M4V format always comes with Apple's FairPlay DRM copy protection for anti-piracy purpose.

Briefly, if you want to play DRM-protected M4V files, you need to be authorized with iTunes account on Mac iPhone iPad iPod. Are you at your wit's end to play M4V on non-Apple devices? Not really. M4V files can also be played on non-Apple devices like MP4 does only if there is a M4V converter for Mac.

Why Do You Need to Convert M4V to MP4?

Yes, you have no problems when watching M4V videos or movies on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Macs. But things are be at a deadlock when it comes to non-Apple devices. You are prompted to Unlock protection from iTunes and convert M4V to MP4, otherwise you cannot access the M4V files at all. Why? Here are the reasons:

Only if you remove the M4V DRM, can you keep the purchased or rental iTunes movies without expiration worrys and watch them limitlessly like what you watch MP4 files on Android, Windows, Microsoft devices as you like.

Best Software to Unlock protection from M4V Video

MacX Video Converter Pro is precisely an excellent M4V converter for Mac to remove iTunes DRM from M4V. On one hand, it's a M4V to MP4 converter Mac which enables you to convert M4V to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, WMV etc. for playback not only on iPhone iPad but also Android tablets/phones, Windows tablets, PSP, Kindle Fire, etc. On the other hand, this M4V DVD ripping software can be a screen recorder too, allowing you to record your iTunes M4V files flawlessly to MP4 MOV etc.

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Key Features

convert video

Convert to Mainstream Formats
like Convert to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, MP3, iPhone Ringtone, etc.

video to mobile device

Convert to iOS Android
Directly convert video to all the latest iOS iPhone Android device.

fast conversion speed

World's Fastest Speed
Intel QSV CPU acceleration tech makes conversion 5X faster than any others.

download video

Download Online Videos/Music
Batch download video from YouTube, Vimeo, Vevo, FB, etc. 1000+ sites.

record video

Record M4V On-screen Video
1:1 record the on-screen activity, tutorial, non-downloadable M4V video.

edit video

Edit and Adjust Video
Free edit video (crop, trim, add subtitles, etc.) and adjust parameters.

How to Remove iTunes DRM from M4V

Well, this Mac M4V converter provides you two superb ways to remove iTunes DRM from M4V. No matter which one you choose, free download this M4V converter for Mac (or Windows version for PC) and make sense of the rather simple steps of converting can be the top things. Here we go!

1Convert DRM-ed M4V to MP4

Convert iTunes M4V to MP4

Step 1: Load M4V videos to the program.
Run this M4V to MP4 converter on Mac and import your .m4v format files by clicking "+" button or directly dragging and dropping them to the main window of this program.

Step 2: Choose MP4 as the output file format.
Choose MP4 as the output format from the automatically popped-up window. As you can see, there are also piles of other formats for your choice. Or you can even pick up the target devices from 420+ preset profiles to play the converted M4V files.

Step 3: Start conversion.
Hit "RUN" button to start converting iTunes movies to MP4 and finally Unlock protection from iTunes M4V.

2Remove iTunes DRM from M4V by Screen Recording

Record iTunes M4V

Step 1: Enter screen recorder interface.
Run this Mac M4V DRM converter and click "Screen Recorder" button to enter the screen recorder interface.

Step 2: Adjust capture settings.
Click the gear shaped button and you are allowed to customize the capture area, add sound effect to your video, adjust video frame rate, select a target folder as output location, etc.

Step 3: Start recording.
Hit "Record" button, the program will start capturing activity on your screen within a few seconds. Once the recording finished, the DRM will be automatically removed from the iTunes.

The screen recorded video is formatted in MOV by default. If you want to play the recorded M4V video on other non-Apple gadget, you can check the box of "Add recorded movie to convert list" and convert video to MP4/FLV/AVI etc formats so as to play iTunes M4V movies on TV, but also iPhone Android needless of additional M4V codec.

MacX MediaTrans: Transfer M4V to iPhone at a Stroke

If you wanna convert iTunes M4V to DRM-free MP4 for watching on your iPhone iPad iPod touch, there is an easier M4V to MP4 converter for Mac - MacX MediaTrans, allowing you to convert M4V to MP4 and transfer it to iOS devices at a stroke.

Transfer iTunes M4V

It delivers super easy steps for M4V conversion and transferring. Before everything, you need to free download MacX MediaTrans first. Then let's start.

Step 1. Launch the app and plug in your iPhone to Mac Computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Click on Video, and choose the target iTunes M4V videos. You can also tick on the box of Select All to choose all your iTunes M4V videos.

Step 3. Press Export to transfer and convert iTunes DRM-ed M4V to MP4.

Note: Some of the DRM-protected M4V files may make you get involved in copyright issues. Make sure to get the converted M4V files for fair use in Academic and Research. BTW, the software developer does not encourage any illegal reproduction or distribution of copyrighted content.

Author: Candice Liu | Updated on Dec 3, 2018

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