"I downloaded a movie from itunes that is an m4v format. Now I need to remove the DRM so that I can copy it to my Galaxy Tab to view. Anybody recommend a software utility?"
The following guide is going to show you how to remove DRM protection from iTunes purchased M4V video and convert iTunes M4V to MP4 for playback on popular portable devices and media players such as PSP, Zune, BlackBerry PlayBook, Motorola Xoom, PS3, Xbox 360, Galaxy Tab, Toshiba Thrive tablet, Droid X, Samsung Infuse 4G, HTC Inspire 4G, etc.
The only tool you need is DRM Media Converter, which acts as DRM Removal, Video Converter, HD Video Converter and Audio Converter. Let's take a look at how it performs:
1. Download DRM Media Converter, install and launch it.
2. Add iTunes M4V files
You can import DRM M4V files in three ways:
a. Load files by clicking the "Add..." button.
b. Directly drag and drop files to the left main window.
c. Right click on the left main window, click "Add files".
3. Select the output format
By clicking the "Audio files to:" or "Video files to:" box, you can select the output format for the source M4V files. For example, if you want to convert iTunes DRM M4V for your PSP, you can choose "Game Hardware" from the profile category list and choose "PSP Video MPEG-4(*.mp4) as the output format.
Note: DRM Media Converter also allows you to customize the video/audio parameters for the output files if you are not satisfied with the default settings or cannot find the most appropriate output format for your specific mobile player. Just click the "Settings..." button to adjust the video/audio parameters.
4. Start to Convert M4V to MP4
Click the "Start" button to begin to convert iTunes DRM video M4V to MP4. Then, you can enjoy iTunes videos without any limitation.
Note: If you are using a Mac and want to convert iTunes DRM video M4V to MP4 on Mac OS X, please download iTunes Video Converter for Mac to help you easily remove DRM protection from iTunes movies, music videos, TV shows and convert iTunes DRM video m4v to mp4 on your Mac.
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