"I have changed my phone to Nokia Lumia 925, and I would like to stream my iTunes Videos I purchased to Nokia Lumia. But I found that there were some problems–I couldn't play iTunes videos on Nokia Lumia directly. What should I do? Any solutions?"
"Why can't Handbrake convert iTunes videos for my Nokia Lumia? Isn't Handbrake a video converter that could convert video files between various formats?"
There are indeed some useful solutions to help stream iTunes M4V Videos to Nokia Lumia. Only if you get the points of the solutions, you can easily convert iTunes M4V Videos to Nokia Lumia even in minutes. Before that, it is necessary to know about Nokia Lumia.
- Part 1. Information of Nokia Lumia
- Part 2: Recommendation of iTunes M4V to Lumia Video Converter – Leawo Prof. DRM
- Part 3: Guide to Convert iTunes Videos to Nokia Lumia with Leawo Prof. DRM
- Part 4: How to Convert iTunes M4V Videos to Nokia Lumia with Requiem
- Part 5: Can HandBrake Convert M4V Videos for Nokia Lumia?
Part 1. Information of Nokia Lumia
The Windows-powered Nokia Lumia series of Smartphones are developed and produced by Nokia and its partner Microsoft. Nokia Lumia became thinner and lighter with high-end techniques and more users are attracted by Nokia Lumia. It actually supports so many formats like MP4, WMV, 3GP, H.263, H.264, for video and AAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA for audio. However, the iTunes M4V videos cannot be streamed to Nokia Lumia directly, because it is DRM protected so that others cannot played it without permission. And it certainly avoids syncing iTunes M4V videos to Nokia Lumia directly because they are in totally different systems. For playing iTunes M4V videos to Nokia Lumia then, you need follow the solution to make use of iTunes M4V to Lumia Video Converter.
Part 2: Recommendation of iTunes M4V to Lumia Video Converter – Leawo Prof. DRM
Leawo Prof. DRM is a professional and popular iTunes DRM removal program which is designed to remove DRM from iTunes video, movies and TV show. As a professional DRM removal and converter, it could remove DRM protection from iTunes video (including TV, movie and video), music and audiobooks, and then convert these DRM iTunes media files to DRM-free MP4 or DRM-free MP3 files respectively. Acting as iTunes DRM video converter, Leawo Prof. DRM can convert iTunes M4V to DRM-free MP4 video.
During the iTunes M4V DRM removal and conversion, Leawo Prof. DRM even allows you to select subtitles and audio tracks from source iTunes M4V videos for keeping in output files. No matter your M4V videos are purchased movies or movie rentals, Leawo Prof. DRM could easily handle the DRM removal and video conversion tasks.
Actually, Leawo Prof. DRM works far more than a single iTunes DRM video converter. It’s also an iTunes DRM music converter to convert DRM iTunes music to DRM-free MP3 files, and iTunes audiobook converter to convert DRM iTunes/Audible audiobooks to DRM-free MP3 files as well.
Far more than that, Leawo Prof. DRM is still an eBook converter that could remove DRM protection from eBooks, and convert Kindle eBooks, Kobo eBooks and Adobe Digital Edition eBooks to DRM-free eBooks files in TXT, ePub, Mobi or AZW3 format. Moreover, Leawo Prof. DRM is a Spotify music downloader tool that enables you to download Spotify music for offline listening without any limitation.
In all, as a comprehensive and most-included DRM removal and converter tool, Leawo Prof. DRM helps you solve the DRM removal and conversion issues upon different media files. You get better digital entertainment with it.
Part 3: Guide to Convert iTunes Videos to Nokia Lumia with Leawo Prof. DRM
First you need to download the iTunes DRM media converter on computer through the download buttons listed below. After you download and install Leawo Prof.DRM, you can open it to enter the main interface where you are able to complete the basic settings. Then, you can follow the user guide of this software to remove DRM from iTunes M4V videos so that you can convert the DRM files to Nokia Lumia supported video formats such as MP4.
STEP 1: Add the M4V Videos from iTunes
Click "Add Files" button on the sub-menu bar or "Drag files here" in the middle of the interface to browse and choose the rental or purchased M4V videos. Then, click "Add" to import the M4V files from iTunes to Prof.DRM. If necessary, you can even import all files at a single time by clicking "Add All" button.
STEP 2: Choose Audio Tracks and Subtitles
When M4V files are imported into Prof. DRM, you can view the video files under different categories “All”, “Movie”, and “TV Show”. Then you can select an M4V video and click “Edit” button to choose audio tracks and subtitles freely for keeping in the output video file.
STEP 3: Set the Directory for Output Files
For containing output MP4 file, you can set an output directory by clicking "…" button at the bottom of "Home" list.
STEP 4: Start to Remove DRM from iTunes M4V and Convert it to MP4
Click the blue "Convert" button at the bottom to remove DRM from the iTunes M4V file and convert iTunes Videos to Nokia Lumia from M4V to MP4. And the iTunes DRM removal and conversion process will be completed in a while.
STEP 5: Locate Converted Video File
As the conversion is completed, now you can find the converted DRM-free iTunes video file under "Converted" section.
At this moment, you can finally stream iTunes M4V Videos to Nokia Lumia by adding the converted files to Nokia Lumia, which can be found by this iTunes M4V to Lumia Video Converter.
Anyway, with the iTunes M4V to Lumia Video Converter – Prof. DRM installed, you can feel free to remove the DRM protection of iTunes M4V files, and convert the DRM files to Nokia Lumia supported video formats at any time. Since the converter work in an easy way, you need little programming knowledge while you can be an expert to convert iTunes M4V videos to the most popular and compatible format – MP4, which can be played on Nokia Lumia or other devices freely.
Part 4: How to Convert iTunes M4V Videos to Nokia Lumia with Requiem
If your are looking for a free iTunes DRM removal tool to convert iTunes M4V videos for Nokia Lumia, Requiem will be your choice. Requiem is an open source, free DRM-removing software tool developed in Java. Even if it hasn’t been updated for several years, it’s still capable of removing Fairplay DRM from Tunes. The thing is, Requiem only works with iTunes 10.7, which is already a seriously outdated version of iTunes.
Follow the below steps to learn how to remove DRM from iTunes M4V videos with the help of Requiem.
1. Make sure your iTunes version is 10.7. if not, uninstall your iTunes and install the 10.7 edition on your computer.
2. Since Requiem requires Java Runtime environment, you need to set it up on your PC. Visit the official download page and look for a JRE download button. Download and install Java Runtime environment.
3. Download and install Requiem on your computer.
4. Open Requiem and wait for the initial configuration to be over. The first time you run it, Requiem will automatically scan your iTunes account for any DRM protected files. After it locates the files, it will automatically begin to strip them of their DRM.
5. You may need to authorize your iTunes with your Apple ID and password.
6. When it's done, you should get a message saying "Successfully Removed DRM". Now all that's left to do is to navigate to your iTunes Media folder and see if the DRM-protected version has been replaced with an unprotected version.
It should be noted that Requiem only removes the DRM protection from your iTunes M4V videos. These iTunes would still be in M4V file format. You need to use some video converter tool like Leawo Video Converter or Handbrake to convert the DRM-free iTunes M4V video to Nokia Lumia compatible videos.
Requiem is available for both Windows and OSX. It is totally free of charge. However, you need to know that Requiem is only compatible with iTunes 10.7, and it only removes DRM protection, has no effect on converting iTunes M4V video to other DRM-free video formats like MP4 or MOV.
Part 5: Can HandBrake Convert M4V Videos for Nokia Lumia?
Some people may wonder if Handbrake could convert M4V videos for Nokia Lumia. We all know that HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. So, can HandBrake convert M4V videos for Nokia Lumia? Actually, the answer depends.
As mentioned above, HandBrake is only a free and open source media converter that could convert media files between various formats. However, you need to know that HandBrake has no DRM removal feature. That means HandBrake couldn't convert iTunes M4V videos. But for those M4V videos without DRM protection, for example, M4V videos from iTunes converted by Requiem mentioned above, could be converted to other videos like MP4 or MOV with HandBrkae.
The below steps would show you how HandBrake converts DRM-free M4V video to MP4 or other video files in detail.
1. Firstly, launch Handbrake Video Converter on your computer. Click the "Open Source" button to add DRM-free M4V videos.
2. Go to 'Summary' panel and click 'Format' to set the output format as MP4. You can also customize the dimensions, filters, video codec, audios and subtitle or other parameters if you like.
3. Then set output folder as required.
4. Now press 'Start Encode' button and Handbrake will immediately start converting your non-DRM M4V videos to MP4.
It will take a few minutes to complete the DRM-free M4V to MP4 conversion within HandBrake, depending on the file size and your computer performance.
Tips: To check whether a M4V video is protected by DRM or not, you can play it with non-iTunes media players. If it plays well, then there's no DRM and you can use Handbrake to convert it to MP4.