People love big screen phones. After 2012, there is a new trend that smartphones become bigger and bigger. This makes the difference between phone and tablet being blur. A new word phablet is created to distinguish the big screen phone from common phones and tablets. Phablet features large displays usually from 5 ~ 7 inches that are perfect for multimedia viewing and mobile web browsing. Some may also include a stylus to facilitate note-taking, chatting and so on.
If you have one phablet or you are going to buy one, you may want to use it playing videos especially iTunes movies. Here I will talk about how to convert iTunes DRM M4V to phablet devices.
View also: Convert iTunes M4V to Android Mobile Devices
Part 1. Are You Ready for a Phablet Phone
Before we go further on converting iTunes videos, let's learn more about phablet phones. When the Samsung Galaxy Note is released in 2011, it has greatly accelerated the popularity of phablet. In 2012, many mobile phone manufacturers like LG, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, Sony etc. enter the competition in the phablet market. Because of the rapid growth, Reuters called 2013 the 'Year of the Phablet'. In 2014, Business Insider predicted phablets would outsell smartphones by 2017. Now almost all the flagship phones developed are phablets.
But please note not all big screen phones are regarded as phablets. For example, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, S8, LG G6 all with taller than 16:9 aspect ration and they are more compact than other smaller screen phones, so they are not phablets. For your convenience, we have created a list of the popular phablets in 2017. The list includes Google Pixel 2 XL, iPhone 8 Plus, Honor 8 Pro, Huawei Mate 10, OnePlus 5, Nexus 6P, Galaxy S8 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Lumia 950 XL, Oppo R7 Plus and so on. These phones are with IOS, Android or Windows, you can take a look to see if there is one you like.
Part 2. Convert iTunes M4V Movies to Phablets Step by Step
Phablets are great for playing videos for its big screen and long battery endurance, you can use your phablets to watch videos easily through YouTube, NetFlix, Hulu etc. as long as you download and install the relative apps. But some of them may not support iTunes movies which are limited on Apple devices. So if you have a Windows or Android phablet, what you can you? Don't worry, alternatively you can crack the FairPlay DRM of iTunes videos by a DRM software such as the DRmare M4V Converter. It is a super robust and effective software, which can batch convert iTunes purchases or rentals to common videos in a 30X faster speed. You can download the free trial version to try it out step by step too.
DRmare M4V to Phablet Converter
- Step 1 Prepare iTunes protected M4V movies
- DRmare software only supports the iTunes videos which are downloaded completely on your computer. Please make sure you have downloaded the ones you desired first and then click '+' icon from the DRmare software to import them. Or simply drag and drop the iTunes videos to DRmare.
- Step 2Set the video profile for your phablet
- Different phablets may support different formats of videos. But usually all of them supports the universal MP4 format. It is highly recommend to select the the default MP4 (lossless) format so that to ensure best compatibility and lossless quality.
- Step 3Convert iTunes M4V movies
- Once you have done the settings you want, you can hit the 'Convert' button from the bottom right to start converting. Please just wait a few minutes for it to convert to DRM free videos
Part 3. Sync Movies to Phablets
After getting the DRM free videos, you can sync them to your Android or Windows phablet phones. The most direct way is connecting your phablet to your computer via an USB cable. Then you can open the folder of your phablet phone and copy & paste to transfer the videos. Please note that in this way you need to make sure your phone has enough internal memory. If not, you can try to copy the videos to an SD card and then input it into a phablet with SD compatibility. To learn more about it, you can visit: How to Transfer iTunes Videos via SD Card. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave your comments below.