iTunes movies can not play via Roku - how to get it to work?
"The digital movies I have in iTunes show up in my Movies Library on my TV using Roku and the PLEX channel and show all the movie particulars, but will not play. Is there a way to get this to function?"
Movies or TV Shows you purchased in iTunes can not be played in Roku, Plex, Chromecast or anywhere else outside of iTunes, AppleTV & iOS devices. Because they are DRM protected.
iTunes Movie to Roku Converter - remove DRM and play iTunes movie on Roku like Apple TV
NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus (For Mac & For Windows) is a professional DRM removal and iTunes M4V movie converter which can help you remove DRM protection and convert iTunes movies and TV shows losslessly to Roku supported MP4 format so that your Roku can work with movies or television shows purchased or rented from the iTunes Store like Apple TV does. Thant's right, iTunes rentals are included. Becuase NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus supports converting rented movies or TV shows as well!
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The following is a detailed tutorial about how to convert purchased or rented iTunes movies or TV shows to Roku supported MP4 format using NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus. Please download this useful tool on your Mac pc or Windows PC first before getting started.
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Guide: How to Convert and Stream iTunes Movies or TV Shows on Roku?
1. Import iTunes Movies or TV Shows
Download and install the NoteBurner iTunes Movie to Roku Converter on your PC, then please click the add movie button on the main interface to choose the movies you want to convert from iTunes library. After that, click Add, the files will be successfully imported.
2. Choose Output Settings
To stream iTunes movies on Roku, you can simply click the format bar and choose "Same as source video for MP4" from the profile list. The quality of the output video will be lossless.
3. Convert iTunes Movie to Roku
Click the convert button at the bottom of the main interface and start to convert iTunes M4V to Roku supported MP4 video. When the conversion done, you can click to open the output folder to get the converted files and play them right on Roku from a USB flash drive or a SD card.
Play Converted iTunes Video on Roku with Plex Media Server or XBMC
Plex Media Server and XBMC are the most famous home media sharing/managing solutions which helps you connect your clients with all of your local and online media. The combination of centralized library management, streaming of online content, and transcoding functionality provides flexibility and ease of use.
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