M4V to MP3 | Convert iTunes M4V Videos to MP3 for Playing on Any Device

M4V to MP3 Extract MP3 from iTunes M4V Posted by Estrella H.| Last Updated: August 6, 2018

Extract MP3 from iTunes M4V with DRM Free

iTunes Store introduces a video library making it convenient for users to enjoy films, TV shows, music videos from classic to newly-released. Any video downloaded from iTunes Store is a M4V file which is probably protected by FairPlay DRM with the purpose of restraining reproduction. It produces a big trouble when someone requires extracting audio track as MP3 file from an iTunes M4V video. Well, here, we will figure out how to convert M4V to MP3 with removal of DRM for later playback or editing without hassle.

Step 1. Remove DRM from M4V

A DRM-ed M4V file can be only played on authorized devices and programs, like iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iTunes when the account that was used to purchase the video is logged in. To make M4V available for playing or converting to MP3 without limitation, you must remove DRM from the file at first.

WinX MediaTrans, an innovation file manager for iOS devices, offers an excellent service to break protection on iTunes M4V files. All DRM-ed M4V videos can be converted MP4 (H.264) format (which is compatible with virtually all prevailing devices, players, editors etc.) with no encryption. You can not only handle M4V files in iTunes library on computer, but export M4V files as DRM-free MP4 from iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch while keeping original quality.

Make sure that WinX MediaTrans is well installed on your computer. Next, follow the steps to remove DRM from M4V in iTunes library on computer for later converting to MP3.

Warning: Not all DRM M4V videos are supported by the software. As the protections on M4V get stronger, WinX MediaTrans is not able to remove powerful DRM. But the ability will be enhanced in the near future. BTW, it's still one of the best music DRM remover.

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Erase copy protection from part of iTunes M4V movies, TV shows, music on computer or iOS devices and convert as H.264 MP4 without quality loss.

Make sure that WinX MediaTrans is well installed on computer. Follow the steps to remove DRM from M4V in iTunes library on computer for converting to MP3.

1. Launch WinX MediaTrans.

2. Click Remove DRM button to enter another page.

3. Click Add File button and videos in iTunes library will be shown. Select the protected M4V file(s) which will be labeled with a red DRM icon and click OK.
Tip: if there is no video given after clicking Add File, please open iTunes > Preferences > Advance and then check "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications" to empower WinX MediaTrans to access to iTunes library.

4. Click Remove DRM button.

5. iTunes will be opened and asks you to input Apple ID/password which is used to purchase M4V video(s). Do it and keep iTunes open until it completes DRM removal.

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If you try to export M4V video(s) on iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch as MP3, do as the following tutorial.

1. Connect your iOS devices with computer and launch WinX MediaTrans.

2. Click Video Manager and all videos will be listed on the new page.

3. Select DRM-ed M4V file(s) and click Export.

4. Click Decode button in popping-up window.

5. iTunes will be opened and asks you to input Apple ID/password which is used to purchase M4V video(s). Do it and keep iTunes open until it completes DRM removal.

After it finishes, destination folder saving resulting file(s) – DRM-free MP4 converted from M4V – will be automatically opened. Now, go ahead to convert M4V to MP3.

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Step 2. Convert DRM-free M4V to MP3

Free Video Converter is another helpful tool which can achieve M4V to MP3 conversion with ease. It is a free program focusing on changing the format from video to video and video to audio. It allows you to extract sound track from unencrypted video as MP3, AAC, AC3, FLAC and other popular audio formats. It features a high conversion speed with the utilization of Super Transcoding Engine and Multi-core CPU. What's more, it is a 100% clean and safe program bundled no adware, spyware, virus and other malicious stuffs.

Now, download and install WinX Video Converter on your computer.

Then, let's convert DRM-free MP4 file converted from M4V to MP3.

1. Launch WinX Video Converter.

2. Click +Video button to add source video. After the video is loaded, the Output Profile window appears. Click to Music > MP3. Click OK.

3. Click Browse button to define a new destination folder.

4. Click RUN button to start extracting MP3 audio from video.

After the conversion is completed, you can get DRM-free MP3 file converted from iTunes M4V which is available to play, edit on any device and program.

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