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How to Save iTunes Rented Movies Forever?

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By Justin SabrinaUpdated on December 16, 2022

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Have no time to watch iTunes rental movies and looking for a way to keep iTunes rental movies forever? This page will teach you how to remove DRM protection from iTunes rental, so that you can save your iTunes rental movies on computer or your iPad/iPhone/iPod forever.

Can I keep iTunes rental movies forever?
I have rented some movies from iTunes Store, can I keep those iTunes rented movies more that 30 days? In additional, I have watched the first 30 minutes of a movie, but it has not been finish yet, is it possible to extend iTunes movie rentals beyond 24 hours?” - From Sam Tsui

How to download iTunes rented movies for offline playing on Galaxy S9?
Movie rentals are definitely cost less than purchasing, so I have rented more that 10 movies on iTunes store for watching before I traveling, I want to watch iTunes movies on Samsung Galaxy S9 offline, it not allow me download and transfer the rental movies to Samsung phone, because of DRM protection, how can I remove DRM protection from iTunes rental movies and import to Galaxy S9 for watching without internet connections?” - From Sara

Why is there 24-hours limitation on iTunes movie rentals?

iTunes M4V movies is protected by Apple FairPlay DRM(Digital Rights Management), in order to prevent users from saving or sharing the iTunes rental movies, even you have purchased or rented movies/TV shows/music videos on iTunes store, you can’t keep them forever or transfer the iTunes rentals contents to any unauthorized device. However, iTunes rented movies are only can be watched under authorized computer and Apple devices only.

Because iTunes rentals are protected with DRM encryption, Apple not allow you keep iTunes rentals more than 30 days in iTunes library, once you start watching the iTunes rentals, the movies will be removed in your iTunes library automatically if it beyond 24 hours (in the US) or 48 hours (elsewhere).

How to Keep iTunes Rental Movies Forever?

Have rented some movies from iTunes Store? If you want to keep iTunes rental movies more that 30 days if you don’t play it, or once you start watching and looking for a way to extend the iTunes rentals beyond 48 hours, the best way to keep iTunes rentals forever is removing DRM from iTunes rental movies.

UkeySoft M4V Converter also is an iTunes Movies DRM Removal tool, which can help you remove DRM from iTunes rentals and convert iTunes rental movies to unprotected MP4, so you can offline watch iTunes movies whenever you like for free. With the help of this DRM removal tool, you can easily remove DRM and keep iTunes rental movies forever, or offline playing the converted MP4 iTunes movies iPad Pro/Air/min, iPhone XS(Max)/XR/X/8/7/6S/6, iPod touch, Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6/Note 9/Note 8, HUAWEI Mate 20/Mate 10/P20/P10, any smart TV, Xbox, PS4/PS3/PSP, Android devices, ect.
Let’s learn more features of this M4V DRM Removal & Converter:

- Professional iTunes DRM removal software and M4V to MP4 converter software;
- Remove DRM protection from iTunes rental/purchased movies, TV shows and music videos;
- Convert M4V videos to MP4 video files;
- Keep 100% quality with lossless conversion;
- 30X faster conversion speed and output 1080P HD with 100% original quality;
- Preserve Dolby 5.1, AD, multilingual Audio Tracks, subtitles, CC;
- Save time to download iTunes purchased or rented M4V videos for offline playing on any devices.

How to Download iTunes Rented Movies and Save Them Forever

Let’s keep reading below guide on how to remove DRM protection from iTunes rental movies and how to save iTunes rental movies forever. Please download this useful DRM M4V Converter on your Windows or Mac computer at first before getting started.

Step 1. Download, Install and Run UkeySoft M4V Converter
Download UkeySoft iTunes M4V Converter for Windows or UkeySoft iTunes M4V Converter for Mac version from the button above. After launching the program, it will launch iTunes program automatically and load all your iTunes movies and other M4V videos.

UkeySoft M4V Converter

Step 2. Select and Add iTunes M4V Movies to Convert
After loading all iTunes medias, please click the "Add Files" button to load iTunes M4V movies, TV shows or music videos.

Add iTunes Movies

Then select the iTunes M4V videos you want to remove DRM protection by clicking "Add" to confirm it.

select iTunes movies to convert

Step 3. Adjust Audio Track and Subtitle(Option)
If you want to change the audio tracks and subtitles, please click the "Settings" icon. Otherwise,if you do anything, it will keep all the audio tracks and subtitles for you by default.

Choose Audio Track and Subtitle

Step 4. Remove DRM and Convert iTunes Movies to MP4
Finally, just click the "Convert" button to start removing DRM from iTunes movies and convert the to unprotected MP4 format.

remove drm from iTunes movies

Step 5. Get DRM-free iTunes Movies and Enjoy iTunes Rentals Forever
This process will be finished within a few minutes. After the conversion process complete, please click the "History" button to find the converted MP4 videos. Now you can save the converted iTunes rentals as long as you want on computer or transfer them to your iPad/iPhone/iPod or Android phone for watching offline.

get MP4 iTunes movies

Note: UkeySoft will offer you a 1-minute free trial which allows you convert one minute of iTunes M4V movies to MP4 for free. If you want to unlock the restriction, now buy the full version with $44.95 ($49.95).

Below is the simple guide to convert DRM protected M4V movies to MP4, if you want to convert unprotected M4V to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MP3 or other DRM-free video/audio format, you can try our UkeySoft Video Converter, it allows you edit the video/audio before conversion.

Keep iTunes Rentals Forever
Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina has over 10 years of content writing experience. She specializes in product reviews, how-to guides, tips and tricks, top lists, etc. on data encryption, multi-media conversion, screen recording and iOS unlocking. At UkeySoft, she performs in-depth research SEO copywriting and collaborates with our R & D team to offer effective software solution, most of her articles on software are helpful and easy to read, helping our reader easily solve problems through using software or apps.


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