Top 5 Best iTunes DRM Removal Software Review




We cannot share DRM (Digital Right Management) protected videos or music files with friends or play them freely on iPhone, iPad, iPod or Xbox. Fortunately, this issue can easily be fixed with DRM removal software, which can help you legally bypass digital copyright protection from M4V/ WMV and ASF video or DRM protected audio file downloaded or purchased from iTunes, Amazon, Windows Media Centre, CinemaNow, Zune Marketplace, BBC iPlayer, Xbox Live Store, etc. After that, you can play purchased songs and videos on any device, burn protected media to CD/DVD, edit and share with friends on the web.

 

Here is a selection of 5 the best DRM removal software that helps remove DRM legally and produces DRM-free media files that you can enjoy on practically any available device.

 

Top 1: Aimersoft DRM Media Converter Review

Overview:

Aimersoft DRM Media Converter
Aimersoft DRM Media Converter helps you legally remove DRM protection from WMV, M4V, ASF, WMA, M4P, M4B, AA videos and audio files bought from iTunes, Windows Media Centre, uTorrent, BBC iPlayer, Limewire, Amazon, etc. and convert them to virtually any regular video, audio formats for play on popular devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung and BlackBerry. Now get rid of DRM protection issues and enjoy media files on any device you want.





Main Features:

  1. Remove access controls on audiobooks and music in all popular formats.
  2. Remove DRM protection from AA, AAX, M4P, M4B and WMV audio files.
  3. Legally delete digital copyright protection from M4V, WMV and ASF video
  4. Convert both DRM-ed and non-DRM video to popular video formats
  5. Convert your media files to fit iPhone, iPad, iPod and more
  6. Remove DRM from audio/video files purchased from iTunes, Audible, Zune, Napster, etc.
  7. Built-in player lets you enjoy music & videos
  8. 6X faster speed using NVIDIA CUDA technology
  9. Support batch conversion

 

Pros & Cons:

ProsPros:

+ Supports more protected files from Amazon Instant Video, Zune Marketplace, BBC iPlayer;

+ Easy to use;

+ Convert to a large variety of audio and video formats;

+ Batch convert function;

+ Comes with a built-in media player.

ConsCons:

- A plugin is needed.

Top 2: iSkysoft DRM Removal Review

Overview:

iSkysoft DRM Removal
iSkysoft DRM Removal is the legal way to share DRM-protected video and audio files. It lets you convert your DRM video and audio files into normal ones that can be played freely on devices like iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP, Blackberry, Android, Nokia, PS3, Windows mobile, etc. Users can remove DRM protection from video/audio files in WMA, WMV, M4V, M4B and M4P etc. Besides, apart from supporting regular video formats, it also supports converting high-definition video: AVCHD, AVCHD Lite, HD MKV (H.264, MPEG-2 HD), HD WMV, HD MOV (H.264, MPEG-4), HD TS, and so on. Moreover, this DRM Removal allows you to customize the output effect, such as the sound channel, file size, screenshots destination, video size, etc., and enables you to optimize your operation to make it personalized.




Main Features:

  1. It removes DRM protection for both protected audio and video files with high quality
  2. Strip DRM protection from video/audios (WMA, WMV, M4V, M4A, M4B, ACC and M4P)
  3. Convert DRM protected or common video and audio files to fit iPod, ZEN, Zune, iPhone, PSP, Archos, etc.
  4. Support converting high-definition video: MP4, AVI, VOB, 3GP, MPG, MPEG, RM, RMVB, DAT, MOV, MKV, TS, etc.
  5. Perfectly extract audio from video even high definition video to audio M4A, MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, AAC, etc.
  6. Smart DRM Media finder to import DRM files, locate and load converted and unconverted DRM files easily
  7. Support batch and multithreading conversion with an amazing conversion speed

 

Pros & Cons:

ProsPros:

+ Intuitive interface;

+ Supports many input and output multimedia formats;

+ You can extract audio content from your videos;

+ Supports batch conversion.

ConsCons:

- Slow processing.

Top 3: DRMBuster Ultra Video Review

Overview:

DRMBuster Ultra Video
DRMBuster Ultra Video is aimed to remove limitations from your protected video and audio. It can convert both regular and protected media files to unprotected format, which suits exactly your needs. For protected videos and songs bought from CinemaNow, Amazon, iTunes, Movielink or any other store, just safely convert them with DRMBuster and enjoy your WMV, AAC, M4P, MP4, M4V, WMA, RAX and ANY others format to MP3 (to listen it anywhere) or directly load to your iPod, iPhone, Zune, Creative Zen, Sansa, iriver, Blackberry, PSP, Wii, any other portable MP4 player and cell phone. Unprotected videos can be edited in Windows Movie Maker, shared all over the Web and uploaded to YouTube, Facebook or any other video sharing sites.




Main Features:

  1. Convert practically any video format, DRM-protected or non-protected
  2. Convert any kind of audio files: both protected and non-protected.
  3. Remove DRM protection from purchased protected video and audio files from any source
  4. Real-time video playback feature with built-in player
  5. Perform extremely fast conversions with up to 16 files simultaneously and 50X speed.
  6. Remove DRM from CinemaNow, iTunes, Amazon videos in few clicks without quality loss
  7. Convert iTunes video files to MP3 with clear video encoder and output folder settings
  8. YouTube Ripper is a FREE bonus add-on that saves YouTube videos to your computer.

 

Pros & Cons:

ProsPros:

+ Supports many popular formats;

+ Easy to use;

+ Built-in player;

+ Supports simultaneous conversions.

ConsCons:

- Dull interface;

- You need to go to settings to choose an output format.

Top 4: Vidpie for Windows Review

Overview:

Vidpie for Windows
Vidpie for Windows is a piece of easy-to-use and intuitive iTunes recording tool and converter software. It aims to help you make movies and music purchased through online stores free for different uses. Besides, this converter software is able to convert iTunes video and audio files like MP4, WMV, M4V, ASF, MOV, WMA, MP3, M4A, etc., to many other commonly used audio/video formats, which makes it possible for you to freely enjoy the converted files on almost all multimedia devices, such as iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Motorola Xoom, HP TouchPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab/ Infuse 4G/ Epic 4G, Nook Color Tablet, WD TV, PlayBook, Lenovo IdeaPad, Acer Iconia Tab, Vizio TabletPSP, PS VIta, Droid X, and more, so your iTunes Store movies and music are no longer restricted to iPad, iPod and iPhone.




Main Features:

  1. Convert purchased or rental iTunes video to common videos
  2. Convert TV shows and songs from Amazon and other online stores to regular formats
  3. Extract MP3, AAC, WAV, M4R (iPhone ringtone format), etc from iTunes movies and Windows Media shows
  4. Convert between AAC, MP3, AC3, FLAC, WAV and many other audio formats
  5. Preset output format for iPad, iPod, iPhone, Xoom, Blackberry, 3G phone, Nokia, Sony Erickson, Motorola Droids, Google Nexus One, Apple TV, PS3, Xbox 360, WD TV Live, Zune, Creative Zen, Archos, and more.
  6. Accelerate conversion speed with NVIDIA’s GPU computing/CUDA tech
  7. Multitask operation and batch conversion save much time

 

Pros & Cons:

ProsPros:

+ It has a nice interface;

+ Easy to use;

+ It removes DRM from media files;

+ It supports batch conversion.

ConsCons:

- It does not allow previewing the files.

Top 5: Noteburner M4V Converter Review

Overview:

NoteBurner
NoteBurner offers you comprehensive DRM removal solutions to remove DRM protection from both purchased or rental iTunes movie, remove DRM protection from iTunes music and even from iTunes & Audible Audiobook. With the best DRM removal tools, you can remove DRM legally and effectively and then enjoy iTunes Movies, TV Show, Pocast, Music Videos, Songs, Auiobook freely not only on Apple device such as iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, but also on lots of Android and Windows 8 devices such as Samsung Galaxy S Series, Galaxy Tab, HTC, Sony, Surface, Xbox and more...




Main Features:

  1. User Friendly & Easy-to-Use M4V Converter with clear interface & simple options
  2. Remove DRM from purchased iTunes M4V movies and TV shows
  3. Convert protected M4V videos to MP4, AVI, MOV, FLV, MPEG, etc.
  4. Unlock DRM M4V to fit popular portable devices.
  5. Strong customized M4V converter for Windows
  6. Support batch conversion of M4V videos
  7. Compatible with popular Windows OS

 

Pros & Cons:

ProsPros:

+ It allows converting M4V files to play them on other devices;

+ Allows batch conversion and highly customized.

ConsCons:

- It requires to install iTunes.