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By GeminiUpdated on December 16, 2022

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This post will show you how to download iTunes movies to computer, then you can keep the movies forever, watch iTunes movies on non-Apple devices and no need to access iTunes any longer.

I purchased some movies from iTunes, and I want to watch them on my Samsung TV, but the movies can’t be play on Android device. Any informal ways to help? Thanks!

iTunes is a popular media platform provides movies, TV shows, videos, music for people. You can buy or rent movies from iTunes as you like. However, iTunes movies can only be played on Apple-related players like iTunes player, QuickTime, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, etc,. Why? Since iTunes movies are DRM-protected, both of the iTunes purchases and rentals can't be downloaded to computer as local files. It means that you can't play them on any device offline without iTunes. The DRM protection prevent someone from downloading iTunes movies for offline playing anywhere at anytime. If you want to watch iTunes movies without limits, the only way is to remove DRM from iTunes movies, download iTunes movies to computer. In this case, UkeySoft M4V Converter meet your needs.


Part 1. Download Movies from iTunes (Official Way)

Apple allows you to download the purchased or rented movies from iTunes store, so you can watch them without Internet connection or sync them to your iOS devices for watching. The iTunes movie downloading method is also quite simple.

You could download purchased or rented movies from iTunes directly, here are the steps in detail.

For Windows and Mac Computer:

Step 1. Open iTunes on your Mac/PC and log in your Apple account.

Step 2. For the purchased movie, go to your Account > Purchased to find it. If not, just browse for the movie you want to watch, and then click on the Buy price > Purchase to pay for it.

Step 3. Click the Download button next to the movie and wait for the download to finish.

For iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch:

Step 1. Launch iTunes Store on your iOS device and log in your Apple account.

Step 2. Run the Videos app to locate the purchased movies. Similarly, if you haven't bought it, you can go to iTunes to buy one.

Step 3. Press the Download button to begin downloading the movie from iTunes store. It will done in a short time.

Though you could download movies from iTunes and play movies under Apple related devices, you are not allowed to download iTunes movies to local computer directly since iTunes movies are DRM-protected. Even more, you are not able to play iTunes movies outside of iTunes and iOS device for its audio contents copyright protection. Here is another way help to break this limits.

Part 2. Download iTunes Movies to Computer (Best)

UkeySoft M4V Converter is a professional DRM removal tool for iTunes purchased and iTunes rented movies. UkeySoft program enables to download iTunes movies to computer as local files, then you could keep iTunes movies forever. As its name, convert iTunes M4V movies to MP4 and other general format like AVI, MOV, FLV, MP3, AAC, etc,. It will output iTunes movies files with lossless audio quality, keep all original subtitle, closed captions, 5.1 AC3 audio tracks in converted iTunes movies. The whole movies conversion will be done with 30X faster speed. After this, you are allowed to play iTunes movies on any devices offline anywhere at anytime, like Android device, smart TV, MP4 player, Chromecast, USB flash drive, PSP, etc,.

Features of UkeySoft M4V Converter:

  • Remove DRM from iTunes purchased/rented movies
  • Convert iTunes M4V movies to MP4 and other format
  • Output iTunes movies with lossless audio quality
  • Keep all original subtitle, caption and audio tracks
  • Convert iTunes movies with 30X faster conversion speed
  • Get iTunes movies as local files and keep iTunes movies forever
  • Play iTunes movies on any device offline without iTunes

Tutorial to Download iTunes Movies to Computer

Step 1. Run UkeySoft M4V Converter on Mac/PC
To begin with, download and install the latest version of UkeySoft M4V Converter on your Mac/PC computer. Once you launch this program, iTunes will run automatically at the same time. (Note: you should update iTunes to the latest version.)

run ukeysoft m4v converter

Step 2. Add iTunes M4V Movies to Conversion List
Click on the "Add Files" > "Add" button to import iTunes M4V movies that you wan to download. Or you can directly drag the iTunes movies from iTunes media folder to the conversion list. In addition, UkeySoft program supports batch conversion, you are allowed to add more than one video file to the conversion list at the same time if you need.

add itunes movies

After adding the iTunes rented and purchased movie to the program, you will get it as below:

itunes movies display

Step 3. Select Output Audio Track and Subtitle
Before begin the conversion, you could select the output audio tracks and subtitles by clicking the gear icon.

select track and subtitle

Step 4. Download and Convert iTunes M4V Videos to MP4
When all the 3 steps are done, click on "Convert" button to download and convert iTunes M4V movies to MP4 files at 30X conversion speed. The output MP4 files will be all original subtitle, closed captions, 5.1 AC3 audio tracks preserved.

convert itunes movies

Step 5. Get Downloaded iTunes Movies
When the iTunes movies conversion finishes, click "History" button to get the converted MP4 files.

get downloaded itunes movies

Now you have got iTunes movies as local files and be saved on your computer, and you can transfer these MP4 files to any device for offline playback without iTunes.

check downloaded itunes movies

Final Words

UkeySoft M4V Converter is an all-in-one media files converter, features with removing DRM from iTunes files, converting iTunes M4V videos to MP4, preserving with all original subtitle, closed captions, audio tracks after 30X speed conversion, making the output media files with lossless audio quality that be playable on muli-devices offline. As a result, you could get iTunes media files as local files forever, play them non-Apple devices and no need to access iTunes any longer.

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