Media streamer, also can be called as streaming media player, is the mainstream to help people watch media content over the Internet on home TV. There are many companies scrambling for this buoyant market. Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV are the highest-rated streaming media players in the market. Under such a situation, there are more and more people ask if they could stream iTunes DRM-ed videos to these media players. This article will offer detailed tutorial on how to stream iTunes videos to TV via Chromecast.
First of all, please make sure:
- Video is well downloaded from iTunes. If it is rented, make sure it does not expire.
- Make sure Chromecast HDMI Streaming Player is connected to TV.
- Have Chrome Browser and Google Cast Chrome extension installed on your Computer.
- When converting with M4V to MP4 Converter, do not control or touch iTunes.
Step 1: Go to the website to download IntactHD M4V Converter, according to your system to choose a suitable one.
For Mac 10.8 or later, via http://www.intacthd.com/IntactHDM4VConverter.dmg
For Windows version, via http://www.intacthd.com/IntactHDM4V.exe.
Step 2: Install the dmg file or exe file, and launch IntactHD M4V to MP4 Converter and iTunes will be opened automatically with it.
Now click “Add Movies” button or “Add Files” icon, there will pops up a window which enables you to choose videos you want to convert. Click “OK” button, then you can see the movies you have chosen are shown in the file list.
Step 3: There are multiple formats available to choose, even including audio formats, such as MP3, AAC, ect. When you set output format as “Same as source for mp4/ mov”, the iTunes videos can be converted to DRM-free format at 20 faster speed with AC3 Dolby 5.1 surround, Closed captioning (CC) kept. Just choose one output preset to meet your need.
Step 4: After the above steps, now click the “convert” button in the lower right corner to start conversion. Click the “History” button in the upper right corner to find well converted iTunes videos.
Step 5: On your Computer, select the converted video & drag it on to the Chrome Browser. You can also copy & paste the path of the video file in the Chrome Browser Address bar. Right click on the video file > Click on Properties > Click on Security Tab > Copy Full video path > Paste in the Chrome browser.
Step 6: When Chrome browser starts playing your video file on the laptop, click on Cast icon in the Chrome Browser > Select TV to play the video on the TV.
Only 6 simple steps, now the iTunes videos are DRM-free, and you can mirror the converted video files to Chromecast for better enjoying on big screen TV.
More detailed info go to http://www.intacthd.com/m4v-converter-win.html