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Keep iTunes Rentals and Play iTunes Rentals on Apple TV

Apple TV can wirelessly synchronize with iTunes libraries and connect to your television and stereo system. You can transfer iTunes movies and videos (and other content) to your Apple TV. Videos you have purchased will show up in "Movies" on your Apple TV. This way, you don't have to watch your iTunes purchases on your computer — you don't even have to have your computer turned on at all.

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Unfortunately, Apple has not made playing of rented movies that easy. Of course, you can rent a movie directly from the iTunes Store on Apple TV. However, movies rented on your Apple TV are not transferable to any other device and can only be viewed on your Apple TV. And for iTunes rentals, it's also inconvenient due to rental expiration and viewing limits. How to play iTunes rentals on Apple TV? Is it possible to keep iTunes rentals forever?

M4VGear Converter will be greatly helpful for you to convert both iTunes purchased and rentals. After conversion, you can keep iTunes rentals and watch them without any limitation. After conversion, it's also easy to play iTunes rentals on Apple TV. What's more, you can also transfer the converted videos to any Android or Windows device for viewing.

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Guide: How to Convert iTunes Purchases and Rentals for Playback on Apple TV

Add iTunes M4V videos

Step 1. Add iTunes Videos to M4VGear

Double clicks to launch M4VGear and click on the "Add Movies" button on the upper left. There will pop up iTunes library showing all the movies, TV shows and other M4V videos you purchased or rented from iTunes. Choose the videos you want to convert and click "OK".

Choose Output Format

Step 2. Choose Output Format

On the bottom right, you can change output format to the one you prefer. Or, it would be directly converted to Lossless MP4 format. Meanwhile, here you can also manually change output directory in the pop out setting Window.

Unlock iTunes M4V to MP4

Step 3. Convert iTunes M4V to MP4

Press "Convert" button on the bottom right to convert iTunes videos them to MP4 videos. The selected videos will be converted one by one automatically. Do not control iTunes during conversion in case that some error may happen.

Add to Library

Step 4. Add to Library & Turn on Home Sharing

Launch iTunes, click menu bar File > Add to Library to import the converted files to iTunes library. Then click File > Home Sharing > Turn On Home Sharing. Enter the Apple ID and password for the iTunes Store and click Turn on Home Sharing.

Turn on Home Sharing

Step 5. Play iTunes Rentals on Apple TV

After you turn on Home Sharing, Apple TV will automatically find iTunes libraries on your home network and are use the account name you entered. The shared libraries will appear in Computers on the main menu of Apple TV.

Tips: M4VGear will offer you a 1 minute free trial which will let you convert one minute of iTunes purchases and rentals for free. If you want to unlock the time limitation, please purchase M4VGear with $44.95 ($49.95).

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Extra Tips:

If you are an Apple Music subscriber and also want to convert Apple Music and iTunes M4P Audio. Apple Music Converter should be the best choice, which enables you to convert Apple Music tracks to plain MP3, AAC, FLAC and WAV format losslessly at 20X speed, while keeping all the ID tags and metadata.

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