iTunes 4K HDR - How to Remove DRM from iTunes 4K Streaming Movies

Posted by Dave Henry on 09/20/2017 11:18:35 AM.

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A while back before the Apple Event of 2017, it was rumored Apple's going to roll out 4K HDR movie content to its iTunes Store for streaming via the upcoming new 4K Apple TV. At its special event on September 12, Apple officially approved the plan by announcing that 4K content would be coming to iTunes soon.

4K HDR Movies Now Arrive on iTunes Store

Starting from September 14, Apple has began releasing 4K HDR content on iTunes in the United States and other countries. Notably, Apple said that 4K content would cost the same as normal HD content and that all previously purchased iTunes HD movies would be upgraded to 4K HDR at no additional cost at all. Now you'll find the 4K movies are denoted by a new "4K" and "Dolby Vision" tags visible in the iTunes Store and in the TV app on iOS devices, Macs, and the Apple TV. Currently, there's only a limited number of 4K movies available on iTunes, but availability is expected to expand when the new Apple TV launches in the next few days.

As 4K content provides better and sharper image quality, it will require a more advanced . Therefore, in order to watch those 4K movies smoothly, you'll need to have the Apple TV 4K and a 4K HDR TV got ready. However, if you don't want to pay for the new Apple TV 4K, then you can refer to the following guide to find out the easiest alternative to watch 4K HDR iTunes movies on TV without Apple TV 4K by completely removing DRM lock from iTunes 4K movie content.

Best Solution to Remove DRM from 4K iTunes Movies

To play iTunes 4K movies anywhere without Apple TV streaming, the key point is to get rid of the DRM restriction from those 4K iTunes content permanently. Because that's what prevents you from directly sharing iTunes video to non-Apple devices. Here you meet ViWizard DRM Media Converter. As one of the most versatile and powerful iTunes DRM removal tools, it's developed to completely decrypt the FairPlay DRM from all kinds of iTunes videos, including the 4K HDR, HD, SD movies and TV shows. It's also able to convert the 4K iTunes movies from M4V (protected MPEG-4) format to MOV, MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, etc. by preserving the lossless video quality, as well as AC3 5.1 Dolby audio tracks and subtitles. In addition, the preset profiles of some popular devices, such as Samsung smart TV, LG TV, etc. are available for choosing.

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Simple Steps to Watch iTunes 4K Videos on HDR TV without Apple TV

Once you installed the free trial version of this smart iTunes 4K Video Converter, you are suggested to follow the guide below to learn how to easily and completely bypass DRM from iTunes 4K movie content within a few clicks only. After that, you can freely sync the DRM-free iTunes 4K video to HDR TV for watching without using Apple TV 4K.

1Download and add 4K iTunes movies to ViWizard

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First of all, download any iTunes 4K movie as you like onto your computer. Then launch ViWizard M4V Converter and click at the "Add Files" button to load the iTunes library containing all of the movies, TV shows and other M4V videos you purchased or rented from iTunes. Then select those 4K movies and click "OK" button to import them for conversion. You can also drag the 4K M4V movies from iTunes folder to ViWizard.

2Select output video format and other preferences

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Now click "Format" option and choose the output video or audio format as you like. If you want to keep the original video and audio tracks, simply set the output format as lossless MP4 or M4V.

3Start to remove DRM and convert iTunes 4K M4V videos

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After adjusting those settings, click the "Convert" button to start removing DRM and converting protected M4V 4K videos to common videos losslessly. Once converted, you can find the unprotected iTunes 4K movies in the output folder and transfer them to your HDR TV as you do with other common 4K videos.


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