How to Add iTunes Movie Clips into iBooks Author for Editing

Posted by Fatima Cook on 05/03/2017 9:14:01 AM.

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iBooks Author is a free of charge e-book authoring application by Apple Inc, capable of producing interactive, multimedia-driven "next generation" digital books for iPad and Mac and can be published to the Apple iBooks Store. Anyone could create exclusive e-books with iBooks Author by adding beautiful galleries, amazing videos, interactive diagrams, 3D objects, mathematical expressions, and more into the book which brings fantastic reading experience that traditional books can't provide. But when it comes to importing some special videos, such as iTunes movie clips to iBooks Author for editing, things will become complicated as the iTunes movies are locked by Apple's FairPlay DRM that prevents iTunes videos from being imported to iBooks Author. So is there any possibility to make iTunes movies editable on iBooks Author? Yes, that's what the following article talking about. We'll introduce you the simple solution to get your DRM-locked iTunes movies to use in iBooks Author freely.

Requirements of Editing iTunes Movies with iBooks Author

In order to get the DRM-protected iTunes movies into iBooks Author for editing, the very first thing is to install a smart iTunes to iBooks Author converter software on your computer. Here you meet TunesKit DRM M4V Converter for Mac. It's an ultimate DRM removal solution that can completely remove DRM lock from iTunes movies and TV shows with lossless quality. It's able to convert any of your iTunes videos to iBooks Author supported format so that you can add and edit the iTunes video files with iBooks Author freely. It can preserve the original AC3 5.1 surround audio, CC, subtitles, AD, etc. according to your own needs.

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Steps to Convert iTunes Movies to iBooks Author Compatible Format

Now let's begin to find out how to get the iTunes movies into iBooks Author by converting the DRM-ed M4V video files to iBooks Author supported format with TunesKit iTunes M4V to iBooks Author Converter for Mac.

1Import iTunes Movies to TunesKit

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Launch TunesKit iTunes M4V Converter on your Mac. Click "Add Files" button to load the downloaded iTunes movies or TV episodes from your iTunes library. You can also drag the iTunes video files to the converter directly.

2Choose Output Format as iBooks Author

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Then click "Format" option and navigate to Editing section to choose the output profile as iBooks Author.

3Start to Convert iTunes Movies to iBooks Author

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When all settings are adjusted, you can click "Convert" button at the bottom right to begin converting the iTunes M4V movies to iBooks Author compatible format.

4Cut iTunes Videos into Pieces for Free

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Wait until the iTunes videos are converted successfully. Then you can locate the DRM-free iTunes video files in the Converted folder. Before adding the whole big file into iBooks Author, you may need to cut the large video into small clips. In this case, you are suggested to try TunesKit Free Video Cutter for Mac, an easy-to-use video cutting freeware that helps you losslessly cut any video file into segments in seconds. To learn how to cut videos losslessly with TunesKit Free Video Cutter, please visit: How to Cut Videos for Free >>

5Cut iTunes Videos into Pieces for Free

Once the iTunes videos are cut into small clips, you can find the specific segment and add it to your iBooks Author to edit.


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