Stream & Play iTunes Movies TV Shows on Smart TV via Chromecast

By Abby Poole to iTunes, Movie Lists | Last Updated on Dec 14, 2018

Can I Chromecast iTunes movies? I would like to rent a movie from the iTunes store, to then watch it on my iPad mini. Could I then use my Chromecast system for watching on the TV? Also, If I were to watch it on my PC, is there a way I could get it to the TV? Thanks. - Apple Support

Have you ever stuck in a similar case, desiring to play iTunes movies on TV via Chromecast? Media streaming tools like Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV have made it easy to stream videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Google Play, HBO, Netflix etc. to watch on smart TV indeed, bringing you a better video watching experience, as great as in home theater. But how about streaming iTunes movies to Chromecast and play iTunes movies on TV? Can you stream iTunes movies to TV with Chromecast as you have done on streaming videos to Chromecast? This article will offer detailed tutorial on how to stream and play iTunes movies on smart TV via Chromecast.

Is It Possible to Play iTunes Movies on Chromecast?

As you may know, iTunes movies are protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM. In this case, you are not able to access the iTunes files from non-Apple devices. Worse still, Chromecast doesn't support iTunes app either, preventing you from streaming the iTunes movies to Chromecast as directly as you stream common videos or DVD to Chromecast. It seems a double negative issue to watch iTunes movies via Chromecast. Not really. In order to make Chromecast recognize the DRM-protected iTunes movies, you'll have to firstly remove the iTunes movies DRM before casting iTunes movies through Chromecast on TV.

How to Remove iTunes DRM to Cast iTunes Movies through Chromecast?

When it comes to removing DRM from iTunes M4V movies and preserving high definition quality result MP4 video file, MacX MediaTrans is what you need. It does simple things, but accomplishes them well beyond your expectations. This iTunes to Chromecast converter not only crack the iTunes DRM lock, convert iTunes M4V to Chromecast accepted MP4 format without any loss in quality, but also transfer iTunes DRM-ed movies between iPhone iPad and Mac/Windows. After you make the rental or purchased iTunes movies DRM-free, you're freely to stream iTunes movies to Chromecast for limitlessly playback on Samsung, Sony, LG smart TV, or watch iTunes movies on Android phones and tablets.

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[Guide] Remove iTunes Movies DRM & Convert iTunes M4V to MP4

Remove iTunes movies DRM

Ahead of iTunes DRM removal, you need to download the iTunes DRM remover on Mac or grab the Windows version on Windows PCs. Then launch it and get ready.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Mac computer with a USB cable. And follow the screen prompt to disable the iTunes auto sync in case of any unexpected data loss.

Step 2: Click "Video" icon on the main interface and figure out your desired iTunes DRM protected M4V video files in the popup dialog.

Step 3: Press "Export" button. There will pop up a window which list the encrypted videos and then click "Decode" button to convert DRM M4V movies to MP4 immediately. And if you wanna transfer iTunes purchases from iPhone to Mac, the DRM converter will do you a favor as well.

Besides iTunes DRM removal, the DRM media converter is also featured as an iTunes alternative, which is able to transfer data like music, video, photo, ebook, ringtone, voice memo, iTunes U etc. from iPhone iPad to Mac, and vice versa. With Intel QSV hardware acceleration supported, it delvers super fast solution for media files transfer between iPhone iPad and Mac, for example, 3 seconds for 20 songs transfer and 30 seconds for 1000 HD photos backup etc.

How Can You Stream & Watch iTunes Movies on HDTV via Chromecast

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After you convert iTunes movies DRM, all you chosen iTunes movies, TV shows are on your Mac or PC. Next, you can stream and cast iTunes movies to Chromecast. Here, Chromecast is not only a media player, but also a media transmitter to let you stream iTunes content to Chromecast on Mac/PC. Now, follow us to learn more details.

Step 1: Plug Chromecast into your TV via the HDMI connection, and connect USB power cable to your Chromecast.

Step 2: Connect your Chromecast and your computer under the same Wi-Fi situation.

Step 3: Stream iTunes movies, TV shows and more to Chromecast and play them on TV. Now your computer should work like a remote controler. You can find the converted iTunes movies and play the files via the Chromecast on TV as freely as you like.

So following the steps above, you must have known how to stream iTunes movies to TV with Chromecast. You can try it by yourself. If you have better idea, you can tell us by leaving us a message below. Anyway, good luck to you.

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