iTunes movie rentals finally work across multiple devices
In addition to new iPhone and iPad updates, Apple has released iTunes 12.6 with a new feature for movie rental playback. Described as ‘rent once, watch anywhere‘, Apple says you can now rent a movie on one device then finish watching it on another device.
Previously, it was possible to rent from iPhone, for example, then be restricted to that device to finish playback.
The new ‘watch anywhere’ feature for rentals appears to require iOS 10.3 and tvOS 10.2 however, although iOS is currently in developer and public beta and tvOS is only available in developer beta previews. Both software updates are likely coming soon for all users based on previous beta cycles as well as this iTunes release.
Apple still enforces time limits on watching rental movies as detailed here, however, but the new ‘watch anywhere’ function is a nice step forward. iTunes 12.6 is available as a free update through the Mac App Store.
In order to support the latest version of iTunes 12.6, M4V Converter Plus Inc. has announced new version of iTunes Rental Converter – M4V Converter Plus for Windows and Mac.
M4V Converter Plus can remove DRM protection from iTunes rented movies and allow you to play iTunes rentals on Apple devices, Android devices like Samsung Galaxy 7, LG V20, HTC, Google Nexus, Huawei P10 , Galaxy Tab 3, Sony PS4, Xbox One, etc.
M4V Converter Plus for Windows has been released its new version 5.3.1. The new features including Fix the registration crash, support iTunes 12.6, optimize the details of the user interface, add Feedback function, and add iCloud Movie window, fix some bugs.
M4V Converter Plus for Mac can also support iTunes 12.6.
Starting with macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) , Apple has introduced System Integrity Protection (SIP). This may prevent M4V Converter Plus to running.
If you are the macOS 10.11 or later users with iTunes 12.6 installed , you need to do some settings to make the software work.
There are 2 ways to make M4V Converter Plus for Mac work successfully.
Guide of converting iTunes Movie rentals for playing anywhere
Free download M4V Converter Plus for Mac or Windows on your computer, install and launch it.
Step 1. Click Add Movies button to import iTunes movies to the program.
Step 2. After added the movies, you can choose a proper output format as the devices you own.
step 3. Start the conversion.