iTunes to Kindle Fire – This Tutorial is to demonstrate how to convert DRM protected iTunes Music/Movie to Kindle Fire, play iTunes M4V videos on Kindle Fire.
As you see, Apple uses M4V files to encode TV episodes, movies, and music videos in the iTunes Store. The copyright of M4V files may be protected by using Apple’s FairPlay DRM copyright protection. The unprotected M4V files without AC3 audio may be recognized and played by Kindle Fire by changing the file extension from “.m4v” to “.mp4″ using a Video to Kindle Fire Converter. To play a protected M4V file, the Kindle Fire needs to be authorized. Unfortunately the Android devices have not get a license to play DRM contents, which means DRM protected M4V movies will not play on the Kindle Fire.
However, there must a way to enjoy the DRMed iTunes videos on Kindle Fire. As far as i know, the best solution is to remove DRM from the m4v videos and convert them to Kindle Fire compatible formats (mp4 or vp8) along with some help of the 3rd party tool. When it comes to free iTunes m4v videos from DRM restriction/protection, Pavtube ChewTune is about as good as it gets. The DRM remover will easily make free iTunes m4v videos out of DRM-protected contents. Moreover, video and music purchased from Amazon and Digital Copy from Blu-ray/DVD can be also converted to fit your Kindle Fire and other Android devices.
Simple Guide: Get around DRM restirction of iTunes M4V movies for Kindle Fire playing without issues.
Now download and install the iTunes m4v to Kindle Fire Converter – ChewTune. And here we go with the DRM removal process.
Note: Before conversion, you’d better set it not remember position. Here’s way to go: Launch iTunes, and switch to “Movies” under LIBRARY. Select the videos you’d like to convert, right click on them, and select “Get Info“. Switch to “Options” tab, find “Remember position” and select “No” from its drop-down list. Click “OK” to confirm.
Step 1. Run the DRM remover and Converter Tool, drag and drop iTunes m4v videos to the program.
Step 2. Choose best video format for Kindle Fire. Here I recommend you select “Nook Color (*.mp4)” in “Android” category. This profile is specially designed for Nook color, but still suitable for Kindle Fire.
Click on “Settings” you could easily set bitrate, frame rate, codec, channels, sample rate, etc to adjust parameters that affect video quality and file size for the video you prefer. After that, you can click on “Save as” to rename the profile, such as “Kindle Fire (*.mp4)”. Next time, you can easily find it in “Custom” category.
Step 3. Click the big Convert button to transfer DRM protected M4V video to Kindle Fire supported mp4 video. The conversion proceeds as iTunes plays the movies. So DO NOT turn off iTunes until the conversion is completed.
Once the conversion completes, copy and stream the result video to Kindle Fire. Then you can play iTunes m4v movie on Kindle Fire as you like. Hope this article helps.
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