Download iTunes rental M4V movie to Microsoft Surface RT/Pro for playback
Summary: Have some movies purchased from iTunes store and want to play them on your Microsoft Surface RT/Pro. Get the iTunes to Microsoft Surface Converter to transfer DRM iTunes rental movies to Microsoft Surface Tablet.
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Microsoft has release two 10.6-inch Surface tablets: Microsoft Surface for Windows RT tablet and Surface for Windows 8 Pro tablet. With a larger and satisfying definition screen, the Microsoft Surface tablet is a perfect portable video player for you to enjoy movies. But if you wanna to play purchased iTunes m4v videos on your Microsoft Surface RT or Pro tablet, you'll get frustrated. If you've got some problems about this, just check out a simple tutorial below, guaranteed you to get iTunes videos and Microsoft Surface Tablet to play nicely.
As we know, M4V videos purchased from iTunes store are protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM and can only play on Apple products. In addition, M4V is not a video formats supported by Microsoft Surface tablet. Of course, you can't play them on your Microsoft Surface RT/Pro tablet without any additional effort. To transfer and watch iTunes movies on Microsoft Surface tablet, you'll need to remove DRM protection from M4V and convert M4V to Microsoft Surface compatible video formats like MP4.
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How to Sync and play iTunes rental m4v movies on Microsoft Surface RT or Pro Tablet?
Note: For Windows users, just follow the detailed guide to finish your work about converting iTunes movies to Surface Tablet. For Mac users, you can get the iTunes rental movie to Converter for Mac to finish your work on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion etc.
Step 1. Free download and run the excellent iTunes to Microsoft Surface Converter and import your iTunes files (movies or TV shows) to the program.
Step 2. Choose the output video format and output folder. Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Windows" column, you can easily find the profile of "Microsoft Surface Windows RT H.264 Video (*.mp4)". The output videos could fit on Surface RT or Pro perfectly. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
P.S. For watching videos on the Surface Tablet, 720p with 1500~2500kbps is just all right. I find that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.
Step 3. After above steps, just click "Convert" to start removing iTunes DRM protection and converting iTunes rental M4V movie to Microsoft Surface friendly MP4 video format.
Once the process completes, download and transfer the DRM-free iTunes videos to your Surface Tablet via USB cable. Then you are free to enjoy and watch iTunes movies on Microsoft Surface RT/Pro Tablet as you like.
P.S. If you have no idea about Surface file transfer, you can check out the post The Ways Transferring Files to Your Surface to learn more.
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