How to Remove DRM protection

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Some digital content downloaded or bought online may come with the protection by the DRM License.  So you can’t transfer them to your Apple iPod, iPhone, Sony PSP, Microsoft Zune, mobile phone or Pocket PC. Then it’s explicable that you would like to remove DRM protection. So in this article I will introduce you quick and easy way about how to remove DRM License protection.

Remove iTunes DRM Protection with DRM Removal

The iSkysoft DRM Removal is fully compatible with Windows Vista 32bit/64bit and Windows 7.  To remove DRM protection from your iTunes protected files, you only need:

  1. Import DRM protected iTunes videos/songs to the DRM Removal program.
  2. Select M4V as outpur format or any other format you like.
  3. Hit Convert to start revoming DRM protection from iTunes videos/songs.

More Solutions: Freeware to removing DRM

There are many free drm remover. But ITGeeg just recommend you 4 of them.

1. freeme2

Freeware lossless DRM remover for Windows Media .WMV and .WMA files. It  is a free and open source DRM remover.

2. FairGame

Free Mac OS X software for converting iTunes music to unprotected format. FairGame will convert the songs you bought on the iTunes Store to an unprotected format (using iTunes default encoder) and keep all the original metadata, lyrics and artwork.

3. Requiem

Free software for Mac OS and Windows that can remove copy-protection from iTunes files

4. AnalogWhole

AnalogWhole will convert any music from Windows Media Player to MP3.

Tough you can get many freeware, we still recommend the iSkysoft DRM Removal if you are not so  economic strain. You will get powerful technical support. And this software provides more functions than other tools. It can be used as video converter, HD video converter and Audio Converter.

Digital rights management (DRM) is a class of access control technologies that are used by hardware manufacturers, publishers, copyright holders and individuals with the intent to limit the use of digital content and devices after sale.

  • Ethan Orin

    Something called TunesKit [official website:] is also a great solution for this.

  • eeemily

    Requiem now cannot work. I then googled and find NoteBurner ( to help me remove iTunes DRM and convert iTunes M4V videos to plain video formats.

  • Rekkles

    I know a good video converter which can help you convert apple music. Here is a detailed tutorial and you can have a try.

  • Mslonely91

    I like listening to music and audiobooks on spare time, and NoteBurner iTunes Converter helped me a lot. Now, i saved songs on Spotify as MP3 format.

  • Joniwe

    I am using Apple Music Converter which is a newly professional program to remove DRM protection from Apple Music and convert Apple Music to plain MP3.

  • JonesSheeran

    thanks for the great article you made! Actually I am using the TuneFab Apple Music Converter and I found out it is literally an excellent one. it can remove the DRM protection and convert Apple Movies into MP4 or other video formats and it can break the 24/48 hours duration limitation of iTunes rental movies!! I think you really should give it a shot!

  • KatinissR

    Considering the stability and security of DRM removal from the file, I will choose Apple Music Converter ( The program is designed to break the DRM resriction from Audible audiobooks, Apple Music, iTunes playlists, and convert them to plain MP3 format. Have a try!

  • cicijones

    When it comes to DRM removal, you can try TuneFab Apple Music Converter and TuneFab M4V Converter to remove DRM from videos and music.

  • Helena Waldron

    thanks, if you’d like an all-in-one software to convert Apple Music, audiobooks, I’d recommend you DRmare Audio Converter. check it out here.

  • Jerry Zhang

    As for me, I usually bypass DRM lock from iTunes Apple Music with AudFree Apple Music Converter, which is a well-designed program allows you batch convert Apple Music to MP3, WAV, AAC or other popular formats so that you can play them on any devices. For more:

  • cony

    Thanks for your sharing. To remove the protection, many friends share the how to do with iTunes files. I want to share how to convert Audible AAX/AA to MP3 and enable you play them at any devices. I just use this audiobook converter

  • henrysroberts

    Thank you for your writing. I will try the software you recommend. I hope that they can satisfy my needs. Can they convert protected audiobooks?
    I always need to remove DRM protection of my itunes files and my audiobooks. And I have chosen a professional tool-DumpMedia. It is not only a music converter but also an audiobook converter. I can freely save and enjoy my converted audiobooks from anywhere.

  • Powell Jacey

    Nice article, thank you for sharing. Before that, I generally used these 2 methods to remove DRM from iTunes movies:
    Solution 1. Burn DRM-protected iTunes songs to CD/DVD
    Solution 2. Use powerful software to remove DRM—-TuneSolo Apple Music Converter
    Step 1. Choose iTunes music files
    Step 2. Change output settings
    Step 3. Convert iTunes music files