Plain M4V Converter VS DRM M4V Converter
What's M4V Format?
M4V file format is a kind of container formats which is similar to MP4 format. As developed by Apple Inc., M4V file format is usually used for iTunes videos, such as iTunes music videos, iTunes movies, TV shows etc. When M4V format is used in iTunes store, it is DRM protected by Apple Fairplay. However, unprotected M4V files without AC3 audio may be recognized and played by other video players by changing the file extension from ".m4v" to ".mp4".
Why we need a M4V Converter?
As smartphones are used more and more universal, and Android phones, tablets, Windows Phones, Tablets are sharing the market with Apple iOS devices. So there are also a large number of needs for playing M4V on Android devices and Windows mobile. So that is the reason why M4V Converter come up, especially a DRM M4V Converter.
What's the difference between a DRM M4V Converter and a plain M4V Converter?
Of course, the technologies used for converting plain m4v files and DRM m4v files are very different. To convert plain M4V files, a program can be developed using video decode and encode technologies enough. But if converting a DRM-ed M4V files, it requires DRM cracking technology which can remove the DRM protection away and preserve the source video quality as much as possible. Here let's take two different M4V Converter tools for example.
If you are trying to convert a plain M4V video to MP4, AVI or Android devices, you should use Any Video Converter Freeware. Any Video Converter freeware is a totally free M4V Converter for Windows, no ads, no toolbar, and no limitation use in future for everyone. It can convert M4V movies to almost all universal video formats like MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, SWF, 3GP, MPEG etc.
There are less programs for converting DRM M4V videos on the market. Noteburner M4V Converter Plus is the No.1 M4V DRM removal application in the world. It converts DRM iTunes video replying the users' own key, which means you should have to purchase or rent the movies/TV shows from iTunes movie store at first. Authorized the computer to play the purchased or rented movies, then Noteburner will record the iTunes video while you are playing it.
It has to say that Noteburner is really an outstanding iTunes DRM removal tool, both for Win and Mac OS. With the intuitive interface, and easy-to-use functions, you can be familiar with this program at the first sight of view. This powerful M4V converter tool works very fast and preserve the source iTunes movie quality 100%.