Android is a Linux-based operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Analysts point to the advantage to Android of being a multi-channel, multi-carrier OS. Have already own an Android device? If you have purchased lots of songs from iTunes Store, you may want to transfer them to your Android without paying for them twice. However, iTunes videos, movies, TV shows, music cannot be directly transferred to any Android Tablet or Phone due to the Apple DRM copy protection.
Folks take it for granted that they have the full access and control of the things they purchased, but things turn to be different when it comes to copy-protected contents like movies purchased form iTunes Store. Copy-protection methods are supposed to stop pirating, but in reality it locks buyers to the seller’s will.
Apple uses DRM (Digital Right Managemet) to protect their copy-right. DRM allows you to transfer a purchased iTunes movies to five computers (Windows or Mac), sync with Apple portable devices like iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and iPod, and burn to DVD for data archiving while preventing you from playing purchased iTunes movies on any other portable devices. DRM can not stop users putting iTunes videos, movies, TV shows, music to Android tablet, but it stops an Android tablet playing iTunes movies- that’s why you get gray screen when trying to play iTunes videos, movies, TV shows, music on Android tablet.
This article is going to demonstrate how to play iTunes videos, movies, TV shows with Android devices.
How to play iTunes portected movies on Android Tablet or Phone?
To have the full access and control of your purchased iTunes videos, movies, and TV shows, you need professional DRM removal tool that convert iTunes DRM-protected contents to DRM-free videos. Here it mainly provides an easy solution on how to get rid of DRM and convert iTunes movie to Android tablet friendly file type.
Supported OS: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 /Windows 8 /Windows 8.1
Supported OS: Mac OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7)
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Now you’re ready to remove DRM from iTunes movies with professional iTunes to Android Tablet Converter Tool.
Some tips on before using ChewTune:
1. Make sure that your computer is authorized for source videos, that is to say you can play the source iTunes movies in iTunes.
2. Allow the audio driver installed during the Pavtube ChewTune installation.
3. Close iTunes before running the Pavtube DRM Removal Converter when converting iTunes M4V movies.
4. It would take as long as the source movie length for the whole DRM video to Android conversion process since Pavtube ChewTune records source DRM videos in 1:1 video and audio quality.How to Convert DRMed iTunes M4V to Android DRM-free MP4 videos.
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Step 1. Run iTunes DRM to Android Converter, click “Add Video” or “Add from folder” button on the main interface to import iTunes movies, or you may drag and drop the movies from iTunes Movie Library to the software.
Step 2. Choose the best codec for Android Tablet or Phone.
Click “Format” and select an output format for playing on Android tablet. Most Android tablets support DivX, MPEG-4, Xvid, H.263, and H.264 codec. Here I suggest you choose “Common Video > H.264 Video (*.mp4)”, because H.264 .mp4 video play well on all the tablets on market (iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy Tab 3, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Tab Pro, Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition, Galaxy S5, Iconia Tab, Eee Pad Transformer, HTC One X, etc). And it’s also a streaming media format, meaning you can stream H.264 .mp4 video to HDTV.
In order to achieve the best video and audio playback on your Android, you might need to customize profile settings. Enter “Settings” menu, adjust profile parameters including video codec, video size, bitrate, and frame rate, and save it.
Step 3. Click “Convert” to DRM-free iTunes movies. The conversion proceeds as iTunes plays the movies. So DO NOT turn off iTunes until the conversion is completed.