By Justin SabrinaUpdated on September 02, 2021
How to extend iTunes movie rentals beyond 24 Hours?
“I have rent a movie on iTunes store and started to watch my rental movie less 30 minutes, because of working, so I have to go out for two days, but Apple tips me that after start watching the movie, I have 24 hours (in the US) to finish it, I have purchased this movie and I don’t want to miss the ending of the movie, is it any way to extend the iTunes rental movie beyond 24 hours? How to keep iTunes purchased or rented movies forever?” - one user aksed on Apple Support Communities
How long you can keep iTunes rented movies?
After you rent a movie on iTunes store, you have 30 days to start watching a movie after you rent it. When you start watching the movie, you have 24 hours (in the US) or 48 hours (elsewhere) to finish it, and you can play the movie again as often as you want until it expires.
If you don't start watching a movie within 30 days, or 48 hours after you start watching, movies you rent disappear from your iTunes library when the rental period ends, you must to rent it again.
Can I keep iTunes rented movies for forever or play on non-Apple devices?
Apple said: You can rent, and watch movies on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, Mac, and PC, movies that you rent are available to watch on any Apple device. In additional, you can download your rental on an iOS device or computer and stream it on another. For example, if you rent and download a movie on your iPhone, you can stream it on your Apple TV. But you can't stream your rental on more than one device at a time.
Actually, movies purchased or rented on iTunes stored, are tightly protected by Apple FairPlay DRM, which not allow you download iTunes movies and keep them forever, you can’t play iTunes movies on non-Apple devices. With the DRM protection, you can only enjoy your iTunes rented or purchased videos on authorized computer or Apple devices.
Some people may ask how to extend the iTunes purchased or rented movies/TV shows/music videos beyond 24 hours? How to download movies from iTunes store for free? How to keep iTunes movies forever? How to play iTunes rented & purchased movies offline on unauthorized device like MP4 player, Sony TV, LG TV, Android devices, ect? If you want to watch iTunes purchased and rented movies without any restriction, you must to remove the Apple FairPlay DRM, this article will teach you how to remove DRM from iTunes movies and convert iTunes M4V to MP4 by using an iTunes M4V to MP4 converter, after that you can keep iTunes movies forever and play it on iPhone XS Max, Samsung Galaxy S9/Note 9, any smart TV and so forth.
UkeySoft M4V Converter also is an iTunes Movies DRM Removal tool, which not only can help you remove DRM from iTunes purchased or rented movies/TV shows/music videos, but also enables you convert DRM protected M4V video to MP4. With this incredible iTunes M4V DRM Removal tool, you can quickly download iTunes purchased or rented M4V movies, TV shows for offline playing on any devices, such as smart TV, Android phones/tables, Xbox One/360, PSP/PS3/PS4, iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch or other MP4 media players. After remove DRM from iTunes movies, you not only extend iTunes movie rentals beyond 24 Hours, more benefits you can get with the help of this UkeySoft M4V Converter software:
- Remove DRM from iTunes rentals to unlock 24 hours limitation;
- Watch iTunes M4V movies/video/TV shows at any time anywhere;
- Play iTunes movies on any devices without Internet connections;
- Download M4V movies, TV shows from iTunes stored and save as DRM-free MP4 format;
- Convert iTunes DRM-protected M4V videos to MP4 at 15X speed;
- Output 1080P HD with 100% original quality.
Before unlocking iTunes DRM protection to keep iTunes rentals forever, what you need to do:
1.Download and install UkeySoft M4V Converter according to your OS(Windows/Mac);
Upgrade your iTunes to the latest version;
2.Authorize your PC or Mac with the same Apple ID that you have rent the movies on iTunes store;
3.Make sure the iTunes rentals are in valid period and not expired.
Only 3 steps to download iTunes movies and remove it’s DRM.
Step 1. Download, Install and Launch UkeySoft M4V Converter
Download and install the UkeySoft M4V Converter, we provide Windows version and Mac version, please download in according to your computer OS.
Make sure you have an iTunes, either. After running it and you will get following interface, and it will launch iTunes automatically and load all your iTunes media together with playlists.
Step 2. Add iTunes M4V Movies
Click “Add Files” button to add your iTunes movies, TV shows or music videos, please select the ones or more M4V videos you want to remove DRM from and then click “Add” button to select them.
After adding the iTunes rented and purchased movies, TV shows and music videos to the program, all the added M4V videos loaded into the program showed as below:
Optional setting: UkeySoft M4V Converter will preserve all subtitles and audio in each video. Click the Gear icon to uncheck unwanted ones if you like.
Step 3. Start to Convert iTunes Movies to MP4
Finally, just click on the "Convert" button to start removing DRM from selected iTunes movies. You can get the DRM-free MP4 iTunes movies in just a few minutes.
After getting rid of DRM protection from iTunes M4V movies, you will get DRM-free iTunes movies with original quality.
Now you have extend the iTunes rentals beyond 24 hours and keep them forever! In additional, you can enjoy iTunes M4V movies on your Samsung Galaxy S9/Note 9, Huawei Mate 20/P20, iPhone XS(Max), iPhone X, iPhone 8/7/6S, iPad and so on.
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