Q: I have purchased plentiful movies from iTunes store, and would like to watch them with my family on my DVD home theatre system. But my purchased movies are disallowed to play on it. Is there any way that can burn iTunes movies to DVD easily?
Most of us who want to watch movies bought from iTunes on DVD player might meet the refusal of entrance. It is common knowledge that movies purchased and rented from iTunes store are only allowed to enjoy on Apple devices, such as Apple TV, iPhone, iPod, etc. because of the protection of FairPlay DRM technology. Therefore, with the purpose of enjoying iTunes movies on DVD players at anytime, all things we need to do are removing DRM protection legally and burning the converted files to DVD through the use of a couple of powerful softwares.
Part 1. How to Unlock DRM from iTunes Movies/TV Shows
To remove the restriction of DRM, DRmare M4V Converter for Mac and Windows is highly recommended to achieve this goal easily. By adopting innovative encoding accelerator, DRmare M4V Converter is a simple yet professional DRM removal tool, which makes it possible to convert DRM protected iTunes M4V movies to common MP4 or other files compatible with DVD burner. Meanwhile it works at a faster speed with lossless quality that means all audio tracks, subtitles, AC3 Dolby 5.1 surround can be reserved 100%.
Step 1Import iTunes movies to DRmare M4V Converter
With the easy-to-user interface, there are two ways for you to add iTunes movies. The most common way is to simply click the "+" button, DRmare M4V Converter will browse the iTunes' library and the list of movies will show up automatically. The other method is to import iTunes movies to this M4V Converter directly via drag&drop action.
Step 2Choose MP4 (Lossless) as the output format
Click the "Format" button, it will show up a new windows, in which you can get into "HD Video" tab of this software, then you will see the option of "MP4 (Lossless)".
Note: For Windows users, when you click "Format" button, you can see the "MP4 (Lossless)" option.
Step 3Remove iTunes DRM and convert M4V to MP4 for DVD
After you finish all settings, you can click the "Convert" button to unlock DRM protection. Please wait for a while, you will get the DRM-free iTunes movies in the destination folder or click the "Converted" button to find them.
Part 2. How to Burn DRM-free iTunes Movies to DVD Discs
Now that iTunes movies totally get rid of DRM protection, it's very easy to burn iTunes movies to DVD only if you have a DVD burner. There are many different DVD burners for free or paid in search engine. If you don't know which one to choose, here, we'll give you the possible suggestion. DVD Flick is a cross-platform free DVD authoring application for the creation of professional-looking DVD, which is able to burn videos to DVD with customized DVD menu. Besides, it also support creating DVD from many popular video formats, such as MOV, AVI, MP4, WMV, OGG, MPEG, etc.
Step 1: Open this program and click the “Browse” button to browse your hard drives to select the destination folder. Then click "Add title" button to add DRM-free iTunes movies that you want to burn.
Step 2: Click the "Edit title" button to edit videos, which can allow you to create your attractive DVD by trimming, adjusting video effects, and others.
Step 3: When all settings complete, you can click the "Create DVD" button at main windows of this software to start burning DRM-free iTunes movies to DVD.
Congratulations! You can now freely play and watch your iTunes movies on DVD player at anytime.
Video Demo: How to Burn iTunes DRM M4V Movies to DVD
If you still feel confused about the tutorial, you can follow the video tutorial here to see how to burn your iTunes movies to DVD copies step by step.