I just downloaded and purchased some music videos from iTunes and found out they are in the DRM-Protected .M4V format. How do I convert M4V to AVI so that I can import them to Windows Movie Maker? What programs are available to use and how do I use them?
M4V files are used for TV episodes, movies, and music videos in the iTunes Store. To play a protected M4V file, the computer needs to be authorized (using iTunes) with the account that was used to purchase the video. So to speak, if you want to enjoy M4V movies in Windows Media Player or portable devices that support AVI, you will have to convert M4V to AVI. To convert M4V to AVI, you will have to remove DRM protection of the M4V files first. DRM Media Converter has been served as the most professional tool which allows you to remove DRM protection from iTunes M4V videos and convert M4V to AVI easily. Follow the step by step guide below and you will be in the know of the M4V to AVI conversion.
Free Download Media Converter, which is the best M4V to AVI converter. Follow on-screen instructions to install and launch the professional M4V to AVI converter.
Click "Add"to import your M4V files in, or simply drag them in this M4V to AVI converter.
Specify the file format that you want the M4V files to be converted to. Here we choose AVI from the output menu list as the output file format.
Now you are ready and click on Start button to convert M4V to AVI.
Once the program has finished the M4V to AVI conversion, then you may enjoy them on Windows Media Player and others. Remember this professional M4V to AVI converter also works with M4V to WMV, M4V to MP4, M4V to MOV, etc.
Note: If you don't want to convert M4V to AVI, you can just simply remove DRM protection from M4V. To do that, you may select the output format as M4V, and click Start to remove DRM protection, and then you will get unprotected common M4V files.