Transfer iTunes movies to Android tablets via a Mac

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With iTunes, you can organize and manage music or movies for your iPad, iPod, iPhone and more. However, things will be different when you transfer the movies purchased from iTunes to android tablets. Because these iTunes m4v files are all protected by Apple’s FairPlay DRM copyright protection. It’s not allowed to be transferred to non-Apple devices freely.

DRM stands for Digital rights management, widely used by manufacturers, publishers, copyright holders. Except iTunes movies, movies you purchased or rented from other online store, such as Amazon, BBC, iPlayer and more, also have DRM protection. It limits the user’s permissions. Therefore, when you play iTunes movies on android tablets, like Transformer prime, Kindle fire, Nook color tablet, Motorola Xoom, toshiba thrive, Galaxy tab 10.1 … you will get gray screen.

But, as a consumer, since we have took money to buy the movie, we should have the full access and control of the movie. For these DRMed iTunes movies, we need the help of a 3rd party tool. which owns the capability of getting iTunes-drmed movies ready for any Android tablet playback. Here, a professional Mac iTunes to andorid tablets converter is recommended. It’s named Pavtube ChewTune for Mac. Which is specially designed for Mac users to remove DRM protection from iTunes protected movies, TV shows and convert them to the format you like for different end uses.

This tool is very easy to use, first of all, please make sure you have installed this iTunes DRM removal for Mac on your computer.

1. Set iTunes not to remember playback position.
2. Set iTunes to 32bit when/if you use ChewTune on Mac OS X Lion

Run it, enter the password for user account as it requires. Click the “Add” icon to browse to iTunes library movie folder. In Finder window, open Music-> iTunes-> iTunes Media-> specific movie folder-> single .m4v file, and then press on “Choose”.

Then, Select an Android friendly format, e.g. H.264 .mp4 for conversion. There are optimized format for Galaxy Tab, Xoom, Acer Iconia Tab, Eee Pad Transformer etc. Basically the “Common Video”>> “H.264 Video (*.mp4)” is a compatible format for Android tablets.

If necessary, you can also change the profile settings to fit your Android devices. Just click the settings button and the video and audio parameters can be changed with simple clicks.

Click the big Convert button to convert iTunes movies to Android tablets on your mac. After that, you can transfer iTunes movies to Android tablets freely.

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