Dec 25, 2014

How to Remove DRM from iTunes Rentals without Quality Loss


Many of you may need to remove DRM protection from iTunes movie rentals for different reasons, for example:

1.    Movies rented from iTunes are locked by FairPlay DRM so that you can’t directly stream them to non-Apple devices for playback;
2.    iTunes movie rentals come with a solid period of validity which allows you to keep the movies for 30 days only and forces you to finish watching the rentals within 24 hours once you started to watch it.

In fact, there are various ways to crack the DRM from iTunes rentals thus to make them to be playable on any digital media players. However, one thing to note is that not all of them can preserve the original video quality of the iTunes rented movies after removing the DRM. To be honest, only few of them can remove the DRM with lossless quality preserved. Here in this article, we will introduce one of the best iTunes DRM removal software to help you bypass DRM protection from rented iTunes movies losslessly on Mac.

This magic iTunes DRM remover is called TunesKit DRM Video Converter for Mac. It’s a smart yet powerful DRM removal tool for iTunes rentals to remove FairPlay DRM from iTunes movie rentals as well as convert the protected iTunes rented movies to non-protected MP4 format with 100% original HD video quality retained. In addition to lossless video quality, this professional iTunes DRM video converter can also keep the Dolby 5.1 surround audio tracks and subtitles while removing DRM from iTunes rented movie files.

Now you may follow the steps to begin losslessly removing DRM from iTunes movie rentals and converting the rented videos to DRM-free MP4 on Mac OS X 10.8 or later.

Tutorial: Convert DRM iTunes Rentals to MP4 with Lossless Quality

Step 1. Load Rented iTunes Movies from Library

You can either add the iTunes rentals by clicking “Add Files” button in the program or by directly dragging & dropping the iTunes rented movie files to the program.

Step 2. Customize Output Audio Tracks & Subtitles

Click “settings” icon listed behind the movie name to choose the audio tracks and subtitles for the output iTunes movie rentals.

Step 3. Start to Remove DRM from iTunes Rentals Losslessly

Once all the settings are done, you can click “Convert” button to begin removing DRM from iTunes rented videos and converting the DRM-ed M4V rentals to MP4 with original quality kept.


After the DRM removal process, you can find the lossless DRM-free iTunes rentals and transfer them into any non-Apple devices for watching as you like.