M4V Players for Win & Mac
Play protected M4V videos or Unprotected M4V videos on Windows & Mac OS

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What player can we use to play M4V files on Windows?

Q: What player can I use to play M4V videos on my Windows 8?

M4V file format as a video format developed by Apple.Inc, it is not compatible with some media players on Windows computer before. But as M4V videos is used more and more frequent nowadays, almost all popular media players can support M4V file format now. Let's take a review for all M4V players on Windows and Mac OS.

Programs That Open M4V Videos - M4V Players for Windows, Mac, Linux

M4V Players for Windows itunes player, drm m4v player Apple iTunes
apple quicktime player, m4v player for win Apple QuickTime Player
windows media player, windows m4v players Microsoft Windows Media Player
zune player, microsoft zune player for m4v Microsoft Zune
realplayer for win, m4v player RealNetworks RealPlayer
winamp media player to play m4v videos Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6
videostudio player for M4V Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 Ultimate
media player classic Media Player Classic
vlc media player VideoLAN VLC media player
adobe flash player, m4v videos player Adobe Flash Professional CC
pcf miro player tool, m4v file player PCF Miro
M4V Players on Mac OS itunes player, drm m4v player Apple iTunes
apple quicktime player, m4v player for win Apple QuickTime Player
eltima media player for m4v files Eltima Elmedia Player
realplayer for win, m4v player RealNetworks RealPlayer
shedworx smart converter, m4v player for mac ShedWorx Smart Converter
vlc media player VideoLAN VLC media player
adobe flash player, m4v videos player Adobe Flash Professional CC
pcf miro player tool, m4v file player PCF Miro

Reference: http://www.fileinfo.com/extension/m4v

How to play a protected M4V video on your computer?

As everyone knows, the movies we download from iTunes movie store are usually DRM protection by Apple Fairplay. It prevents us playing the movies, tv shows freely, as well as sharing our movies with others. To play the iTunes DRM M4V movies on your computer, you should make sure the computer is authorized at first, which means you should use iTunes and login iTunes with the iTunes store account which was used to purchase the movies. Then the movies can be played successfully via iTunes. The video quality will be preserved as the best.

There is an another way to play the protected M4V videos very easily. You can use NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus to remove the iTunes DRM at first, convert iTunes DRM m4v to plain M4V files. Then it can be played with multiple media players on both Windows and Mac.

download m4v converter for win download mac m4v converter

Multiple Ways to Play Unprotected M4V Videos

Actually, most media player software these days can play unprotected ".m4v" file extension. If you are trying to play Unprotected M4V files, you may play the M4V videos with almost all frequently used players by changing the file extension from ".m4v" to ".mp4."

Plain M4V players including all media players listed in the above table. iTunes, Windows Media Player, Quicktime Player and VLC player are the most used apps. Except the Windows Media Player, the other three media players can perform as a cross-platform M4V players working on Windows OS and Mac OS.

Are you still puzzled for the M4V playing issue? Read the article carefully, and I'm sure you should play protected M4V videos or unprotected M4V videos with great ease.


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