With the information age arrival and network technology broad application, people are increasingly relying on computer and mobile devices. We would rather surf the Internet via computer of mobile phone than watch TV shows on TV for its limited program although it has a larger screen than a computer. This change has forced TV makers to try to improve their TV products, and directly leads to the birth of smart TV which has almost all the features that the smart phone has.
Vizio Smart TV is one of those smart TV brands and it is also the oldest producer of affordable flat-screen televisions. If you are intending to buy a Vizio Smart TV or you are already have one, and coincidently you are an Apple user as well. Then I have to remind you that you may suffer a problem that you can’t watch your iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV. But it doesn’t mean there is nothing can help you to stream iTunes movies to Vizio Smart TV.
In the next part, I will show you what is Vizio Smart TV and why can’t Vizio play iTunes movies. And then you will learn how to watch iTunes movies on Vizio Smat TV.
Part 1: Know about Vizio Smart TV
Vizio Inc. is an American privately held company that develops consumer electronics. It was founded in October 2002 and nowadays it is known as one of the best smart TV brands around the world. Just like smart phone, Vizio Smart TV can allow users to surf the Internet, download various kind apps, play game, enjoy online movies as well as watch TV programs. In addition, Vizio has powerful picture performance, beautiful design and best display ability. The most popular function is that you can even use your smartphone to control the Vizio Smart TV via App.
In spite of its powerful functions, the ability of Vizio Smart TV to play videos is still limited. Vizio can’t play all kinds of videos or movies if those videos are not in the right format supported by Vizio. If you are an Apple user, you will easily notice that you can’t watch iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV because almost iTunes videos are in M4V format, a video container format developed by Apple and is optionally protected by DRM copy protection. That is the reason why iTunes movies can’t be played on Vizio Smart TV. According to Vizio official website, we can find MP4 is supported by Vizio Smart TV, which means we can easily watch the iTunes movies on Vizio as long as we can remove DRM to convert M4V to MP4.
Part 2: Recommendation of iTunes video to Vizio Smart TV converter-Leawo TunesCopy
According to the above we learn that only if we remove DRM from iTunes movies can we watch iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV. Fortunately there are many video converter you can find on the Internet, but if you need a more reliable program to perform this job, I think Leawo TunesCopy is worth using.
Leawo TunesCopy is a professional iTunes DRM removal program to remove DRM from iTunes movies so that convert M4V to MP4 which supported by Vizio Smart TV. Differing from other video converters, it is a single function program that only can remove DRM from iTunes videos and convert M4V to MP4. However, Leawo TunesCopy is more convenient for many Apple users than other video converters because TunesCopy can automatically import users play list. Its simple and convenient interface can help you use it easily as well.
I will show you the detail about how to use Leawo TunesCopy to remove DRM from iTunes movies in the next part.
Part 3: Guide to remove DRM from iTunes movies and watch DRM-free iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV with Leawo TunesCopy
Before following the steps below, you need to download and install Leawo TunesCopy on computer first. After installing Leawo TunesCopy program, follow the guidance you will get your DRM-free iTunes movie.
Step 1: Add iTunes Movies
Open the TunesCopy and enter the main interface. Click “Add files” button to call out the submenu in which you can select the movie you want to watch on Vizio Smart TV. And then click “Add” to import the target movie.
Step 2: Set output directory
You can change your output directory by clicking the “…” button on the left bottom corner.
Step 3: Start remove DRM from iTunes movie
After selecting the output directory click the “Convert” button and then the conversion will be started.
Step 4: Find your output movie
You can find your output movie by clicking the “Converted” section near the “Home” section. Select “Open file” option to open the target file and then you will find your output movie which has been converted to DRM-free MP4 movie.
After getting the DRM-free iTunes movies, then you can import your DRM-free movies to the USB device and connect it to your Vizio Smart TV, enjoy!
As you can see, Leawo TunesCopy is easy to use and does a good job on removing DRM from iTunes movie. Although it can’t satisfy all your conversion needs like other video converters, it does have a better DRM removal experience than others. If you just want to watch iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV, the functionality of Leawo TunesCopy is sufficient to meet your conversion requirement. Just a few steps you can enjoy your iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV!