What's the Limitation of iTunes Rentals & How to Keep iTunes Movies Forever
As a free and open digital media player application for both Mac and PC, iTunes is one of the biggest online digital stores around the world denoting itself to organizing and playing digital music and videos. As an iTunes movies addict, general speaking, you have possessed thousands of iTunes purchases and rental as well as you actually know that rented movies is much cheaper than the same one purchased from iTunes. Therefore, if you are intend to have a look of some iTunes movies rather than storing for collection, the iTunes rentals as the same quality as purchased ones could be the better choice to meet your entertainment, which costs less and saves your money.
However, you should keep these restrictions of rented iTunes movies in mind clearly. The rentals you purchased legally froe iTunes store could be kept longer than 30 days in iTunes library, more worse, it shuts the door on watching the iTunes movies more than 24 hours (in the US) or 48 hours (in other countries) once you start playing. There are some special requirements about devices for playing iTunes that the version of iTunes 10 or later is required for both Mac and PC. And if you prefer to rent the iTunes movies on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, please make sure that those iOS devices are running at iOS 3.1.3 or later. Besides, the rented movies can only exist on one device at a time. In other word, if you want to play them on any other devices, you need to transfer movies every time in advance.
As is mentioned above, there are lots of restrictions in iTunes rentals that iTunes movies will disappear automatically when the time is due. With the intention of getting rid of these limitation and enjoy these rented movies more convenient, we need to remove FairPlay DRM protection from iTunes movies legally with a smart third-party software. Here, there is a tutorial on how to strip M4V DRM restriction and keep iTunes rentals forever.
Import rented iTunes movie files to DRM removal tool
Launch iTunes Rentals Converter firstly, click "+" button on the bottom left and then the iTunes library will turn up automatically. Then you can browse and choose iTunes movie rentals in the drop down panel. Besides, you are also allowed to import the movies via drag-and-drop action.
Choose the output format and directory
Make sure that you have finished to importing rented movies from iTunes library, click "Format" button to set the output format that supported by your devices according to your needs. Then, you can choose to customize audio tracks and subtitles or specific ones by clicking the “gear” option in each column.
Begin to remove DRM from iTunes M4V rentals
Click the "Convert" button at the bottom right of the main interface and it will start to convert your iTunes rentals to DRM-free MP4 or other formats that you set before. Please wait for a moment, you'll get the DRM-free movie files so that you can play them on any device without any limitation and keep them forever.