Q: I have gotten a big screen tablet from my brother, called Motorola Xoom, since he purchased a new iPad a few days ago. I have purchased and rented various movies from iTunes store, but when I convert iTunes videos to this Xoom for playback, it seems Moto Xoom can't support iTunes movies for playing. What happened? By the way, are there some tricks to watch iTunes videos on Moto Xoom?
When it comes to tablets running Android operating system, Android tablets firstly occur to mind would be Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, Google Pixel C, etc. But don't put this stunning Moto Xoom behind. Featuring 10.1-inch HD-IPS LCD capacitive display, Motorola Xoom 2 can support 1080p videos for playing with 3D virtual surround sound. Powered by Android 3.2 (Honeycomb), this smart Android Xoom has a large momory, including a 16/32 GB, 1 GB of RAM, up to 32 GB of on-board storage, and a microSD expansion. Obviously, Motorola Xoom is a great video player to watch iTunes videos in a full screen.
But just like other Android tablets, Moto Xoom is not able to play iTunes movies and TV episodes directly due to DRM protection. Would we give up for transferring iTunes digital content to Xoom just because of this annoying DRM restriction? Not really! Here, we'll introduce the best solution to play iTunes DRM videos on Moto Xoom and convert iTunes M4V videos to Xoom supported formats smoothly, like MP4.
Part 1. Everything You Should Know about iTunes & Xoom
Reason why we can't play iTunes videos on Xoom is that iTunes moves and TV shows are encoded in M4V container format with built-in FairPlay DRM copyright technology, which allows you to watch your purchased iTunes DRM videos on up to five computers with iTunes-linked Apple ID, burn them to CD as well as play them on limited Apple ecosystem. Plus, this Motorola device can only support following formats, including 3GPP (3GP), MPEG-4 (MP4)/H.264 baseline profile and WebM. Put it another way, Xoom is not compatible with iTunes M4V video files. Hence, in order to make iTunes DRM M4V videos playable on Moto Xoom, you should equip with a third-party iTunes DRM M4V Converter to help you to remove DRM restriction from iTunes movies with ease.
Part 2. Best iTunes to Moto Converter – Bypass DRM Restriciton Losslessly
Thanks to the persistent efforts of some software developers, there is some professional iTunes DRM M4V Converters in the market, such as DRmare M4V Converter, TunesKit iTunes DRM Removal, Requiem, and more. Here, we'll meet DRmare M4V Converter for Windows/Mac, one of the most extraordinary iTunes DRM removal tools. As the all-in-one video converter, DRmare M4V Converter can remove DRM protection from both iTunes purchases and rentals and convert iTunes DRM M4V files to other common formats, such as AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, and Xoom compatible formats, like MP4, 3GP as well as WebM. What’s more, it supports batch conversion with a 30X faster speed and all tracks and subtitles, including AC3 5.1 surround audio tracks and closed caption can be 100% preserved.
DRmare iTunes to Moto Converter
Part 3. How to Play iTunes DRM M4V Videos on Moto Xoom
Once you have downloaded and installed this smart DRmare M4V Converter on your computer, you can start to follow this step-by-step tutorial to convert iTunes DRM-ed files to unprotected DRM videos that can watch on Xoom for playback.
- Step 1 Import the downloaded iTunes movies to DRmare
- Please make sure that iTunes movies that you want to convert are downloaded on your computer in advance. Then you can add iTunes M4V videos to this iTunes DRM removal as easy as dragging and dropping. Or, you can import them by clicking the "+" button to choose iTunes files from iTunes library directly.
- Step 2 Define the output format for Moto Xoom
- When you finish importing wanted movies to DRmare, you can start to change the output format by touching the "Format" button. Here, we will high recommend MP4 as the output format, since Xoom can support it and other Android tablets and smartphones are also compatible with MP4 format.
- Step 3Output iTunes video files for Motorola Xoom
- Make sure everything is ready, and then you can tap the "Convert" tab at the bottom right corner of the main interface. Now, please wait for a while to get the DRM-free MP4 files on the destination folder.
Part 4. In Summary
With the help of DRmare M4V Converter, you can only do 1-2-3 steps to strip DRM limitation form movies and TV shows purchased and rented from iTunes store and convert iTunes M4V to Moto Xoom compatible formats with lossless quality. By the way, when you finish the conversion process, you can play these DRM-free videos on any non-Apple devices, such as Samsung Galaxy series, LG smart TV, Windows phones and so on as you like. Now, it's time to play your iTunes videos on Moto Xoom without any limitation.