Most folks take it for granted that they have the full access and control of the things they purchased, but things turn to be different when it comes to transferring movies from iTunes to an Android-based device for playing back. Generally, Android is not really iTunes-friendly, and iTunes is not exactly Android-friendly.
This is simply the movie industry's sugar coat Digital Rights Management(DRM). Apple uses the M4V files to encode TV episodes, movies, and music videos in the iTunes Store. The copyright of M4V files may be protected by using Apple's FairPlay DRM copyright protection.
To play a protected M4V file, the device or computer needs to be authorized (using iTunes) with the account that was used to purchase the video. Unfortunately, the Android devices have not get a license to play DRM contents, which means iTunes m4v files will not even play on an Android tablet or smartphone.
What if any iTunes movies work on Android Devices
To bring the protected iTunes m4v movies to Android Tablet/Smartphone for enjoying with ease, you'll need to get rid of DRM restriction and convert iTunes m4v to an Android friendly format (e.g. H.264 MP4).
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1. Download and run the iTunes m4v Converter on your computer, then import your your iTunes files (movies or TV shows) to program.
2. Click "Format" and select an output profile for your Android device. Most Android tablets support DivX, MPEG-4, Xvid, H.263, and H.264 codec. Here I suggest you choose "Common Video >> H.264 Video (*.mp4)", because H.264 .mp4 video play well on all the Android tablet/phone.
The DRM removal software also provides optimal profiles for all popular multimedia devices, you can easily find them in "Samsung" and "Android" category and directly create files compatible with your Nook Tablet, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab and more.
Optimize the settings - The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the settings button to change the settings by yourself.
3. Start the DRM removal process and converting iTunes movies to your Android device.
So there you have it. Pretty Simple. Once the process completes, you can sync and transfer DRM-free iTunes movies to Android Tablet/phone for playing back as you want. What's more, you can also enjoy Blu-ray/DVD, MKV and Tivo video on Android devices.