With the popularization of audiobook, you may have enjoyed much with your iTunes Audiobook because iTunes Audiobook offers numerous kinds of audible books for users to listen to. Due to the fantastic entertainment of Roku, you may prefer to play iTunes Audiobook on Roku so that you can enjoy it in your couch at home relaxed. However, you may have tried and found that it had been a failure to play iTunes on Roku because of the incompatibility and Apple's propriety. Can Roku stream iTunes Audiobook then depending on other solutions? Of course YES. Here comes the guide and solution for iTunes to Roku.

Part 1. Can You Stream iTunes Audiobook to Roku Directly?

Roku (short for Roku Streaming Player) is a video streaming and viewing platform that allows people to access more than 45,000 video channels. In addition, Roku also supports many music services, however except iTunes music. That's too regretful. Luckily, you can convert iTunes audiobooks to Roku so that you can stream them successfully.

But here comes a bad news that iTunes audiobook is actually DRM-protected in M4B, so it is not accessible for you to stream iTunes audiobook on Roku directly nowadays. Fortunately, there is professional iTunes audiobook to Roku converter can guide you on how to play iTunes on Roku so that you can enjoy the audible books from iTunes to Roku as easily as possible. Please keep reading for detailed information.

Part 2. Know about Roku and its Compatible Formats

Roku is one of the most popular digital media player which allows you to enjoy hot movies, TV shows, music and audio from thousands of media channels, including Netflix, Amazon music, Hulu, Google Play, HBO GO/NOW, PBS, Lifetime, YouTube, Spotify, iHeart Radio, etc. What's more, it typically supports video, audio, playlist and image files. And for audio, it is often compatible with the formats like AAC, MP3, WMA, FLAC, PCM, AC3/EAC3, DTS, ALAC, and so on. Here we have made a list of them so that you can quickly check them in case of you need it.

  1. AAC:.mkv, .mp4, .mov
  2. MP3:.mp3, .mkv
  3. WMA: .asf, .wma, .mkv
  4. FLAC: .flac, .mkv
  5. PCM: .wav .mkv .mp4, .mov
  6. AC3/EAC3: .mkv, .mp4. .mov, .ac3
  7. DTS: .mkv, .mp4 .mov, .dts
  8. ALAC: .mkv, .mp4, .mov, .m4a

Part 3. Remove DRM before You Stream iTunes Audiobook to Roku

As one of the most popular iTunes audiobook to Roku converters, Leawo Prof. DRM is a professional program which is able to remove DRM from iTunes M4B audiobook and then convert M4B to MP3 for freely playback on Roku as well as other various media players and mobile devices. Besides, the program removes iTunes DRM and converts M4B to MP3 at 50X faster speed, which is quite faster than other programs. With Prof. DRM, you can also get iTunes audiobook to Roku without any quality loss.

With the help of Leawo Prof. DRM, you can stream iTunes audiobook to Roku by following the guide to remove DRM from iTunes audiobook and save as MP3. In order to stream iTunes audiobook on Roku effectively, you can download and install Leawo Prof. DRM, and then start it with the guide coming after.

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    1. Convert iTunes DRM-protected M4V movie and TV show to DRM-Free MP4
    2. Remove DRM from M4B, AA, AAX files and convert any Audible AA, AAX file to MP3, even without iTunes authorization
    3. Convert iTunes DRM-Protected M4P and non-DRM iTunes M4A Music to MP3
    4. Remove DRM-protection on Spotify music and convert to Universal audio format for enjoying music offline on any devices
    5. Convert DRM-protected eBook from Kindle, Kobo, Adobe to DRM-free epub, mobi, azw3, txt, etc., format

Before you use Leawo Prof. DRM to play iTunes through Roku, you should note that it is necessary for you to authorize the computer by signing in with your Apple ID to play the M4B audiobook file purchased or rent. And you should be aware of the fact that you are not allowed to open iTunes during the iTunes DRM removal process. Then Roku can stream iTunes audiobook with the guide step by step.

Step 1: Add iTunes Audiobook to the Program

After launching Leawo Prof. DRM, you click "Add Files" button in the main interface to add the M4B audiobook on the pop-up "Add File" panel to import from iTunes into the program. Or it is also available if you directly drag and drop the target iTunes audiobook files to the middle of program interface.

Stream iTunes DRM M4B Audiobook to Roku

Step 2: Choose Channel, Sampling Rate and Bit Rate for the file

View the audiobook files under the category "audiobook", where you can choose an audiobook file in M4B and click the "edit" button to freely select Channels, Sampling Rates and Bit Rates for the output MP3 audio file.

Stream iTunes DRM M4B Audiobook to Roku

Step 3: Set Output Directory for the Output File

Back to the "Home" list, then you can click "..." button at the bottom to set an output directory for containing output MP3 file.

Stream iTunes DRM M4B Audiobook to Roku

Step 4: Remove DRM from M4B Audiobook and Convert M4B to MP3

When all the settings done, you can click the blue "Convert" button at the bottom to remove DRM from M4B and convert M4B to MP3. Then the iTunes DRM can be removed and converted to MP3 in a while.

Stream iTunes DRM M4B Audiobook to Roku

Step 5: Manage the converted files

When you finished the conversion, you can find all the converted files under the "Converted" tab and then open the output MP3 file by tapping the "Open file" option at the end of a target file. Besides, you can use the quick searching bar at the bottom for fast locating the file you need.

Stream iTunes DRM M4B Audiobook to Roku

As the converter has removed the DRM from the iTunes file, you have got the DRM-free MP3 audiobook. Then you can stream iTunes audiobook to Roku with USB drive and enjoy your iTunes audiobook freely.

Part 4. Stream DRM-free MP3 Audiobook to Roku with USB Drive

Roku offers USB port for you to easy to get videos, audio and pictures from your computer onto your TV. You can play iTunes through Roku by following the simple steps.

Step 1: Place the DRM-free iTunes files onto a USB drive on your computer, and then plug the USB drive into the USB port on your Roku.

Step 2: Start Roku Media Player channel and select the connected USB device, where you can find the converted iTunes audiobook in MP3 and stream iTunes audiobook on Roku to play it freely.

Stream iTunes DRM M4B Audiobook to Roku

Part 5. Stream DRM-free Audiobook to Roku Player with DLNA Server

For those Roku devices where USB ports are not available such as Roku Express, Roku Streaming Stick, you can upload the audiobooks to DLNA server such as Plex. You can launch the Roku Media Player from your Roku device and then stream the audiobook file as you like. But you should know that all the files you stream in this way will be browsed by others who connect to the same server too.

Step 1: Go to the Start Menu and select “Network & Internet” in “Settings” .

Step 2: Select Ethernet (if your computer has a wired connection), or Wi-Fi (if your computer uses a wireless connection) on the left and select Network and Sharing Center on the right of the interface.

Step 3: Select “Media streaming options” on the left and in the pop-out window select “Turn on media streaming”.

Step 4: Name your media library, then select OK.

Step 5: Then you can share you audiobooks throughout your connected devices. All shared audiobook will be listed in the folder of “Music” under “This PC”.

In brief, you can play iTunes on Roku efficiently with the help of Leawo Prof. DRM. And it is simple and reliable for you to freely stream iTunes audiobook to Roku if following the above step-by-step guide. What's more, the powerful Leawo Tunescopy Ultimate also allows you to stream iTunes music or iTunes video on Roku or any other similar devices. Just feel free to play iTunes through Roku with this reliable program. With Leawo Prof. DRM, there are a lot more things you can do like playing iTunes DRM music on PS4 after using the program to remove DRM protection from the iTunes music.