Watch iTunes Videos on Google TV Using Thumb Drives
" I'm trying to transfer movies from iTunes to a thumb drive to watch them on my Google tv. I was able to change the movie format from itunes to quicktime on the thumb drive. When I plug in the thumb drive into the tv it recognizes the thumb drive and movie info but when played no audio or video. Can anyone help me? "
The Quicktime container format is close enough to MP4 that you can rename the .qt extension to .mov or .mp4 which are compatible with Google TV. As long as the encapsulated video and audio streams inside are using are compatible with the H264/AVC video and AAC audio codecs then you should be able to play them. If they're not; however, then you can use some third-party software to convert them to the MP4/H264/AAC format necessary to be played on your Google TV device provided they don't have any DRM assigned.
Here you need, NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus (For Mac & For Windows), a professional iTunes M4V video converter which can help you remove DRM protection and convert iTunes movies and TV shows losslessly to various video formats with 30X faster speed. After the conversion, you can import the converted files to your thumb drive and watch it on Google TV. NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus can also enable you keep iTunes rentals forever!
You are suggested to use USB Flash Drive, SD Card or External Hard Drive to help you transfer the video files from your PC to Google TV. Please download the program on your Mac PC or Windows PC first for preparation.
Tutorial: Convert iTunes Videos and Transfer to thumb Drive for Playback on Google TV
Step 1: Add Movies/TV Shows from iTunes.
Launch NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus, click on the Add Movies button, then you will see the pop up windows which will show you all the iTunes purchases and rentals. This iTunes DRM removal software enables you to add your iTunes video from the needed media catalog such as Movie, TV Shows, etc.
Step 2: Custom output video according to your need.
The added video will show up on the main panel after adding. Then you just need to choose the right output format according to your need from the output profile list.
Here you can custom the output video by plenty of option. You can input start and end point to skip the unwanted part or custom iTunes movie by adjusting the video bitrate, frame rate or audio settings.
The left picture below illustrates Windows version while the right one illustrates Mac version.
Step 3: Remove DRM and convert iTunes movies/TV shows.
When finish customization, click on the Convert button at the bottom to start the conversion. There will be a window popped up for you to choose output location. Check Open folder when conversion completed and click Start to start the video conversion. Then you just need to wait till the conversion completed.
Step 4: Copy converted videos to your thumb drive.
· Locate the movie on your computer, and right-click it. Select "Copy," or "Cut" if you want to move it without keeping a copy on your computer.
· Go to "My Computer," and click on the flash drive.
· Select a folder on the flash drive to which you want to transfer the movie. Right-click the screen, and click on "Paste" to transfer the movie to the flash drive. Wait for the movie to finish transferring; movies may take a while to transfer due to their large size.
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