Want to legally remove DRM protection from all your purchased video, moves and TV shows so that you can easily transfer and watch them on your portable devices or backup to your external hard drive, etc. To have full authority to all your DRM files, it is very essential to own a simple to use but powerful DRM Removal software. (Read reasons to remove DRM)
Although there are many DRM Removal applications on the market, but they all have some limitations when using to strip off DRM protection. Some only supports to remove DRM protection from iTunes purchased and rented videos, others can output very limited video and audio formats that can not satisfy your further usage. Additionally, the conversion theory used by most software is recording, which would affect the converting speed and output quality.
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In this review, let’s focus on top 7 pieces of DRM removal software. All software reviewed below can only be used to remove DRM from audio and video. For each DRM removal tool, we will cover its conversion theory, main features, compatible OS, supported input and output formats, limitations, pros and cons, and so on, with the aim to help you find the best software to get all your music, movies and TV shows free from DRM.
Best 2016 Top 7 DRM Removal Software Review for Win or Mac
|Top 7iTunes DRM Removal Software||Functions|
|Pavtube ChewTune||Pavtube ChewTune focuses on the conversion of DRM-protected audio and video files. It lets you import DRM file and export unprotected video and audio in various popular formats, so as to get the movies and music ready for portable media players and editing software. With DRM protection removed, your iTunes Store movies and music are no longer restricted to iPad, iPod and iPhones- you can put them to anAndroid/Windows tablet or any smartphone for playback as long the videos are converted into a compatible format, which can be easily found from the profile file list of Pavtube ChewTune.|
Aimersoft DRM Media Converter
|You may consider Aimersoft DRM Media Converter as the Windows counterpart to Tune4Mac iTunes Video Converter if you only need to convert iTunes video. Yet it does more than that. Aimersoft DRM Media Converter provides Windows users with excellent and full audio & video DRM removal solution. If you purchased several great movies from iTunes Store and now you want to play them on an Android tablet, you cannot directly transfer them to the device due to DRM. DRM Media Converter comes to the rescue. It legally strips DRM copy protection off video (M4V/WMV/ASF) downloaded from iTunes, Windows Media Center, Zune Marketplace, BBC iPlayer WMV, Xbox Live Store, Amazon Video on Demand, Limewire, uTorrent, FrostWire, etc., and audiobooks and music in all popular formats, including M4P and M4B from iTunes, WMA from Overdrive, AA and AAX from Audible, and subscription WMA music from Napster, Pandora, Spiralfrog, Bearshare, iMesh, iMeeM, KaZaA, Last.fm, eMusic, Puretracks, MusicGiants, Nokia Music Store and more.|
Ondesoft iTunes Converter For Mac
|Ondesoft iTunes Converter for Mac lets you easily strip DRM protected off iTunes music, so your purchased songs can be played on any device you like! Furthermore, you can extract audio from iTunes movies, TV shows and Podcasts without quality loss on your Mac.
Tune4Mac iTunes Video Converter
|Tune4Mac iTunes Video Converter is fully compatible with the latest OS X 10.10 Yosemite. It converts iTunes DRM video from M4V to MOV, MP4, MPEG, AVI, FLV or 3GP on Mac with ease and speed.You can only use iTunes Video Converter to remove DRM from iTunes video and convert iTunes video from M4V to DRM free video format. It is especially useful if you have lots of movies and TV episodes purchased from iTunes Store which you’d like to transfer to portable players like PSP, PS3, Samsung Galaxy Tab/Note, Kindle Fire HD, HTC, Android Phones and Tablets, etc.|
Audials Tunebite 11 Platinum
|Key Features: DRM Removal + Video Converter + Audio Converter, Record the latest blockbusters and classic movies in HD from free movie sites, portals with RTMP-E flash videos and from online movie stores.
Conversion Theory: Records music, films and videos from the Internet, subscription services and online video stores.
The Edge: Includes 100 playback formats and an editor to customize settings for every at home and portable device.Audials Tunebite 11 Platinum can remove DRM from iTunes audiobook (.m4b), audiobook .aa/.aax and record music and video found online.
|Noteburner m4v Converter||As one of the best DRM removal softwares, NoteBurner’s simplicity makes it a joy to use and it does an excellent job of converting different audio formats, including DRM protected videos. Actuall, this DRM removal tool is an iTunes video DRM removal software which can only remove DRM control and convert iTunes m4v movie purchase and rental. It allows batch conversion and highly customized. However, it doesn’t allow you to get rid of restriction from other DRM-protected contents like Digital Copy, Amazon Instant Videos etc. Meanwhile the price is a little higher.|
|AppleMacSoft DRM Converter 2||DRM removal software for the Mac is a bit thin on the ground compared to the PC, but AppleMacsoft DRM converter comes to the rescue; incidentally, there is also a Windows version. The software uses a virtual CD writer (same method as Noteburner 2) in conjunction with the iTunes software to legally produce a DRM-free copy of the original. The software makes use of the importing feature in iTunes to capture to a particular format. The output file formats that you can convert to are, MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.|
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