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|Geplaatst: 12-09-2017 13:40:41 Onderwerp: How to Stream iTunes Movies to HDTV?
|As far as we know, the TV episodes, movies, and music videos purchased from iTunes store may be protected because of Apple’s FairPlay DRM copyright protection. And unfortunately the HDTV WD TV Live have not get a license to play DRM contents, Apple doesn’t provide any solution to transfer TV series & movies from iTunes movies to HDTV played by WD TV Live. And to stream iTunes movies to WD TV Live, it is probably inevitable to remove iTunes DRM protection in the first place. The fortunate thing is that there is the professional program Leawo TunesCopy which is definitely designed to remove iTunes DRM protection so that streaming iTunes movies to HDTV will be accessible. Here comes the guide in detail.
Solution 1: Guide to remove iTunes DRM protection with Leawo TunesCopy
Leawo TunesCopy is designed as an iTunes DRM removal program and a DRM media converter which helps remove DRM from iTunes Movies and TV Shows purchased or rented, and so that the unprotected iTunes Movies can be streamed in HDTV by WD TV Live. From the DRM protected iTunes movies to unprotected conversion process with the help of TunesCopy, audio tracks (Dolby 5.1 surround sound included) and subtitles can be maintained, and original quality will be 100% preserved.
Note: You need to authorize the computer to play the M4V file by signing in with your Apple ID that you used to purchase or rent the file (movie or TV show). During the iTunes DRM removal process, you are not allowed to operate iTunes.
Step 1: Download and install Leawo TunesCopy first.
Step 2: Add Movies from iTunes.
After entering the main interface of TunesCopy, you can click “Add Files” button on the sub-menu bar.
Step 3: Choose Audio Tracks and Subtitles.
After importing Movies into TunesCopy, you can view the file list under different categories “Movie”. Before removing DRM from iTunes movies, you can choose a movie and click “Edit” button to freely choose audio tracks and subtitles for the output video file to play in HDTV.
Step 4: Set Output Directory.
Set an output directory for containing output movies at the bottom of “Home” list.
Step 5: Start to remove iTunes DRM protection from the movies.
Click the blue “Convert” button at the bottom for removing iTunes DRM protection and converting iTunes movie to HDTV. After a while, the iTunes DRM removal and conversion process will be completed.
Step 6: Locate the Converted Video File.
After conversion completes, you can find the converted iTunes movies now under “Converted” section.
Solution 2: Useful tips to stream iTunes movies to HDTV
Since you have got the iTunes movies removed the protection that you can be supported to play on HDTV right now, it is exact time to stream the iTunes movies to HDTV for enjoying your movie time. And here are some useful tips to stream iTunes movies to HDTV in appropriate methods.
Method 1: Stream iTunes movies to HDTV via HDMI connection.
A simple way to watch iTunes movies to HDTV apparently is to connect the HDTV with computer while you are playing the movies using iTunes on your computer since your HDTV has a HDMI cable which can connect to the computer. In this way, what displays on your computer will simultaneously display on your HDTV screen. You can then use the remote control of the HDTV to switch the HDTV’s input to the proper port and set the graphics adapter and choose HDTV screen as the primary monitor.
Note: if there is DVI input rather than HDMI input in your HDTV, you can use DVI cable to stream the iTunes movies To HDTV as well, the audio of the movies will be automatically abandoned, though.
Method 2: Stream iTunes movies to HDTV WD TV Live.
For movie addicts, a WD TV Live is necessary for home entertainment. It enables you streaming all your personal media wirelessly and provides you Full-HD 1080p display. It’s absolutely more enjoyable to watch the unprotected iTunes movies on a WD TV Live than an Apple device. To stream iTunes movies to WD TV, You can copy the converted iTunes movies on your removable hard disk and then transfer them to WD TV for playing. Or you can build a situation of DLNA, and then directly stream iTunes movies to WD TV, and play the converted videos restored on your PC hard drive with WD TV.
Method 3: Stream iTunes movies to HDTV by connecting HDTV with Apple TV
It is one of the most common and easiest ways to play iTunes DRM movies from Apple TV to HDTV. Apple TV is a media streaming device developed by Apple to help you sync iTunes movies to television for watching. You can easily launch Apple TV to access the iTunes store to find the desired iTunes movies and TV shows so as to connect them to your HDTV for watching. But in this case, it will cost you around $100 to buy the device itself. So if you are not about to buy Apple TV, you can refer to the two methods before.
Anyway, with the Leawo Tunescopy program, you can remove iTunes DRM protection so that iTunes movies can be played on HDTV in different approaches, like HDMI connection, WD TV and Apple TV mentioned above. There will be no barriers for you to stream iTunes movies to WD TV live to HDTV any more.