How to Play Videos from iTunes on Vizio Smart TV
Q: Recently, I have purchased a Vizio smart TV online, and I can use it to watch movies through many popular applications, but I find that it doesn't support iTunes, in which I have bought varieties of wonderful videos. I have no idea about how to deal with tons of iTunes movies as well as TV shows and only would like to stream to Vizio smart TV for playback with my friends. Much appreciate if anyone can give me a hand to play these wonderful movies from iTunes on Vizio smart TV.
Actually, just like other smart TV, such as Samsung smart TV and more, Vizio TV also doesn't support iTunes digital content for watching directly. In order to make you enjoy digital entertainment more convenient with Vizio smart TV, in this article, we will give a best solution to help you to play iTunes movies and TV shows on Vizio TV.
Part 1. Best Solution to Convert iTunes Video Files to Vizio TV
Although Vizio smart TV allows you to stream thousands of digital content from online streaming services, but it's not compatible with iTunes store. Generally speaking, iTunes rentals and purchases like movies, TV episodes, music videos are encrypted by FairPlay DRM technology, which prevents you from playing them anywhere but on Apple approved devices and players with iTunes-linked Apple ID.
Therefore, if you would like to play DRM movies of iTunes on Vizio smart TV, you must get rid of DRM protection in advance with the help of iTunes DRM removal solution. Here, you will meet DRmare M4V Converter, a powerful and professional to remove DRM protection from iTunes video files.
This tool can convert iTunes M4V videos to common DRM-free formats, including MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, MPEG, and more. After that you are able to play these iTunes videos on any non-Apple devices according to your needs.
Part 2. How to Get iTunes Videos Stream to Vizio Smart TV
Now, you can follow this detailed guidance to convert iTunes DRM movies and TV episodes to Vizio smart TV for playback. Before converting iTunes videos with DRmare M4V Converter, please make sure that you had downloaded iTunes videos and the videos can be played well on iTunes. Then you also need to download and install DRmare Converter on your computer in advance. After that, you can refer to the steps below and start.
- Step 1Import iTunes files to DRmare
- Launch DRmare iTunes Video Converter on your computer and click the "Add Files" tab to choose iTunes DRM videos that you want to convert from iTunes library. Or you can also add wanted iTunes movies to DRmare via drag & drop action.
- Step 2Define the output format as MP4
- Tap the "Format" option at the bottom right of the program to choose MP4 as the output format. Certainly, you can choose other formats supported by Vizio as you like. In this step, you can customize the output audio tracks and subtitles for MP4 videos. Also you can skip this step to keep the default.
- Step 3Convert iTunes videos
- When all the settings is OK, just touch the "Convert" button and DRmare M4V Converter will convert iTunes DRM videos to common DRM-free MP4 files. And then, you can transfer iTunes unprotected movies to Vizio smart TV for watching.
- Step 4iTunes videos stream to Vizio smart TV
Finally, you had converted iTunes movies to common formats, now you can start to get the converted iTunes video files stream to Vizio smart TV and play them on Vizio smart TV. Here we would like to introduce two methods for you. Please check below.
Method 1. Play Videos from iTunes on Vizio Smart TV via Plex Media Server
You can install Plex Media Server on your computer, and then import the converted iTunes MP4 videos to the movies section on Plex. Go to your Vizio TV and choose Plex Media Server as media option. Connect your Vizio smart TV to the same WIFI network as the Plex Media Server, then iTunes videos will be streamed to Vizio smart TV.
Method 2. Stream iTunes Videos to Vizio Smart TV with USB Flash Diver
Beside the above method, there is another direct way for you to play MP4 on Vizio smart TV. You can transfer the converted iTunes videos to your USB from computer and then plug the USB into your Vizio TV, then you can watch iTunes movies with ease.
Part 3. Vizio Smart TV Features - More You Should Know
Found in October 2002, Vizio Inc. is an American privately held corporation dedicated to produce affordable flat-screen television. With 606,402 TVs sold in 2007, Vizio has become the largest LCD TV seller in North America. At present, Vizio Inc. has unveiled a wide range of televisions including P-series, M-series, E-series and D-series featuring VIZIO SmartCast, High Dynamic Range and 2160p Ultra HD.
Taken customers' requirements as a premise, Vizio Inc. creates a series of truly smart and thoughtfully products. Before we get down to talking about the best iTunes to Vizio Converter, let's have a detailed knowledge of special and stunning Vizio smart TV features among these TV series.
P-Series. With the Ultra HD HDR XLED Plus Display, M series include ultra-wide televisions with from 50-inch to 75-inch screen sizes. Featuring Dolby Vision HDR+ Ultra Color Spectrum and remarkably sharp Ultra HD, you are able to experience excellent color depth and range.
M-Series. This TV series are very similar with C-Series in term of performance. Apart from these stunning features, P-Series offers an incomparable sense of depth and reality, since Contrast Control Zones technology is able to optimize across 72 zones alone, which can achieve obvious contrast between bright and dark areas of the image.
D-Series. Just like the tagline of Vizio D-series: Incredible picture, unbeatable value, combining more than 2 million screen pixels, D series can support 1080p Full HD and give you access to a wide range of products at low prices.
E-Series. Featuring High Dynamic Range with HDR10 content support and Full Array LED backlighting with 12 Active LED Zones, E-series makes it possible to stream movies, TV shows, and more from apps on your mobile devices to Ultra HD HDR home theater display.