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|Geplaatst: 23-05-2015 08:23:58 Onderwerp: Why can't I play iTunes movies on TV via Roku 3?
|Why can't I play iTunes movies on TV via Roku 3?
Why can't I play iTunes movies on TV via Roku 3? In this guide, I will show the easy way to remove DRM and convert Frozen iTunes M4V to Roku 3 with the top DRM Removal.
The Roku 3 currently offers access to over 750 different entertainment channels including popular apps such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Vudu and HBO GO. And we also use Apple TV to access iTunes movies, YouTube video and etc on TV.
Apple TV vs. Roku 3 vs. Boxee Box vs. WD TV Play vs. Google TV
But can we install iTunes on RoKu 3 for playing iTunes movies and music? How can I play iTunes contents on RoKu 3 through USB? You come to the right place! In this article, you will learn how to convert the hot Disney movie Frozen from iTunes to mp4 for playing on your Roku 3 player.
Af first, you should know Videos/Movies purchased or rented from iTunes are in M4V format with DRM protection. That means users could just play the iTunes M4V TV episodes, movies, and music videos in portable Apple devices like iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV. Naturally, iTunes movie can't be directly played on Roku 3. So, to play Frozen iTunes movie with Roku 3, the DRM needs to be removed and the movies in M4V format should be converted to common MP4 videos that Roku 3 supports.
What format can play on RoKu 3?
A USB port enables local media playback (supported formats include: MP4 (H.264) & MKV (H.264) video / AAC & MP3 audio / JPG & PNG image).
To accomplish this goal, my girlfriend recommended me an amazing DRM Converter and Removal- ChewTune for its easy-to-use interface, straight workflow and reliable video quality. It can easily get rid of Apple's DRM protection from those iTunes downloaded m4v video, and transfer it to various video formats including MP4 profiles for Roku 3. (Here is the review)
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Now just download this software and follow the tips below to make your Frozen iTunes movie playable on Roku 3.
A command window will pop up during the installation to install specific audio driver, do not shut down and let it running until the installation completed.
How to convert Frozen iTunes DRM video to MP4 for Roku 3?
Step 1. Add video to this iTunes to Roku 3 Converter(Mac version is here). Drag and drop your videos to it directly, or you can click "Add" icon to import them as below.
Step 2. Let's click the drop-down-list besides "Format" and move to "Common Video" column and choose "H.264 Video(*.mp4)" as output format for your Roku 3.
Step 3. You can click "Settings" to enter Profile Settings window and customize target video spec, you can find settings for video size, codec, bitrate and frame rate.
Step 4. Now click the big red icon to start converting Frozen iTunes M4V video to Roku 3 in batch; this converter will activate your media player automatically and start to play this video. The player windows cannot be removed or closed.
In the meanwhile, it will start to record this video in MP4 real-time. The conversion time is equal to the video length itself; you can do other tasks during the converting the process.
Note: The system volume could turn off temporally during this period; no worries, do not touch it to get perfect DRM removed video.
After the conversion, click "Open output folder" to quick locate the converted video.
1. The DRM removing process may mislead your anti-virus software to falsely report virus/worm. Please ignore the report to keep on ripping.
2. This product cannot convert unplayable video (damaged, unauthorized, etc).
After that, you can directly play the movie on your PC or transfer the converted video to a USB file or SD card and attach it to Roku box. Now the Roku set-top box will have no trouble to play your Frozen iTunes movie file.