Media streamer, also can be called as streaming media player, is the mainstream to help people watch media content over the Internet on home TV. There are many companies scrambling for this buoyant market. Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV are the highest-rated streaming media players in the market. Under such a situation, there are more and more people ask if they could stream iTunes DRM-ed videos to these media players, so that they could watch their iTunes movies on TV. This article will offer detailed tutorial on how to stream iTunes videos to TV via Chromecast.
1: About iTunes.
iTunes is the best way to organize and enjoy the music, movies, and TV shows you already have — and shop for the ones you want to get. iTunes store has the largest collection of HD movies and TV Shows. All iTunes movies are DRM protected that they cannot play on non-Apple devices.
2: About Digital Right Management
Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a broad term used to describe a variety of techniques for restricting the free use and transfer of digital content.
3: About Samsung Smart TV
Samsung Smart TV enables the viewer to receive information from the Internet while at the same time watching conventional television programming. It does an amazing job to enjoy High Definition videos of various formats, yet the iTunes M4V videos are not included for the DRM protection.
4: About Chromecast
Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. Simply use an Android phone, tablet, iPhone, iPad, Mac or Windows laptop, or Chromebook to cast your favorite entertainment and apps right to the big screen.
5: About M4VGear
M4VGear is a professional DRM media converter which can remove DRM protection from both iTunes rentals and purchases, thus to convert iTunes M4V videos to multiple DRM-free formats. When choose output profile as "Same as source for mp4/ mov", the conversion can be done at 20 times faster speed with all audio tracks and subtitles preserved.
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Import the well downloaded iTunes videos to M4VGear
Launch M4VGear and iTunes will be opened automatically with it. Click "Add Movies" button or "Add Files" icon, there will pops up a window which enables you to choose videos you want to convert. Click "OK" button, then you can see the movies you have chosen are shown in the file list.
Set output format for the output video files
Manually choose output format as you want. There are multiple formats available to choose, even including audio formats, such as MP3, AAC, ect. When you set output format as "Lossless mp4", the iTunes videos can be converted to DRM-free format at 20 faster speed with AC3 Dolby 5.1 surround, Closed captioning (CC) kept.
Start converting M4V videos to DRM-free format
Click the "convert" button in the lower right corner to start conversion. Click the "Converted Movies" button in the upper right corner to find well converted iTunes videos.
Play the well converted video on Chrome Browser
On your Computer, select the converted video & drag it on to the Chrome Browser. You can also copy & paste the path of the video file in the Chrome Browser Address bar. Right click on the video file > Click on Properties > Click on Security Tab > Copy Full video path > Paste in the Chrome browser.
Stream the videos to Samsung Smart TV via Chromecast
When Chrome browser starts playing your video file on the laptop, click on Cast icon in the Chrome Browser > Select TV to play the video on the TV.
Only 6 simple steps, now the iTunes videos are DRM-free, and you can mirror the converted video files to Chromecast for better enjoying on big screen TV.
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