How to Backup iTunes Downloaded Videos to iPhone Camera Roll?

Posted by Fatima Cook on 08/17/2014 4:21:01 PM.

How iPhone Camera Roll Works?

Anybody who has an iPhone will be very familiar with iPhone camera roll. Once we take photos, or record a video, the picture or video will be saved automatically in the Camera roll. The iPhone Camera Roll. And the videos or pictures stored in iPhone camera roll can be sent to others, shared on network and edited with some image or video editor apps in iPhone. We can also connect the iPhone and copy all the data from iPhone Camera roll to hard disk on computer.

iphone camera roll

Besides the Camera Roll, you will also see the Photo stream portion in your iPhone, which contains all your photos. And these photos are also saved in the iPhone camera roll. So what's the difference?

camera roll and photo stream

To specify these two simply, you can understand that the iPhone Camera roll is belong to your iPhone. It's a part of your iPhone storage, and every photos or videos will occupy the iPhone storage. But the photo stream won't. It's an iCloud feature, which will help you stream your photos to other iOS devices with your iCloud account. And the photo stream won't show to you by default on your iPhone. You need to manually turn on this feature.

Where is the iTunes Downloaded Videos Stored on iPhone?

Where is the iTunes purchased or rented movies/TV shows stored after we sync these videos to iPhone? Actually, there is a "Video" folder on the iPhone, and that's the place to store the iTunes downloaded videos. Once you download the purchased or rented movies, and sync the iTunes library to iPhone via iTunes. Then all movies/TV shows will be saved in the video folder in iPhone, and the iTunes music will be save in the music folder in iPhone.

Backup iTunes Downloaded Videos to iPhone Camera Roll

Is there any way to backup the iTunes downloaded videos to the iPhone Camera Roll? So that we can easily share it and edit it. It's absolutely not if in a regular way. As we all know, the iTunes downloaded videos are encrypted by Fairplay DRM protection and can't be edited, copied or shared anywhere. It of course can't be backup to iPhone camera roll. However, if we can find something uncommon, like TunesKit DRM Media Converter for Mac.

TunesKit DRM Media Converter for Mac is an appropriate iTunes DRM removal for Mac. It can actually strip fairplay DRM protection from iTunes purchased and rented movies/TV shows and change the M4V videos to MP4 format without encoding. So you can get the source video quality 100% after the DRM protection killed.

Download Download

Learn how to strip iTunes DRM and put iTunes movies to iPhone Camera roll.

Step 1. Import iTunes movies to TunesKit

Click "Add Files" icon to import iTunes movies/TV shows to TunesKit from iTunes library default path. You can also drag and drop the iTunes movie files to TunesKit if you don't save the downloaded iTunes videos under the default path.

Step 2. Manually choose output settings.

Highlight the movie listed in the main interface, and click "Settings" icon behind the movie length. You will get a list of choices of audio tracks, subtitles, including CC if it exists in the source movie. Choose the correct settings you need.

tuneskit drm media converter, itunes drm removal for mac

Step 3. Start Removing DRM

Click "Convert" button, then TunesKit will start to work. The conversion will be finished soon. You can get the converted DRM free MP4 videos under the "Converted" tab or clicking "Open" button.

Step 4. Put the converted MP4 videos to iPhone Camera Roll

Connect your iPhone with your Mac computer, then copy and paste the converted videos to iPhone Camera Roll directly.



An amateur writer from Freelance, who is skillful at technology review, news and tips.

Leave a comment
Home > M4V to Media Players > Backup iTunes movies to iPhone Camera Roll