How to convert and burn iTunes videos to DVD?
Many users want to burn DRM protected iTunes videos/movies/TV shows to DVD playable on home DVD player so that they can enjoy on widescreen TV. Here are questions they email me about this:
- "How to burn iTunes videos to DVD?"
- " Is it possible to burn the TV shows I download on the iTunes music store on to a DVD that I can watch on my DVD player? "
- "Which program I can use to burn iTunes videos that I purchaseed from iTunes store to DVD and play by in the DVD player?"
- "Can I burn iTunes videos to DVD?"
- "Is there any way to convert iTunes music to DVD-compatible file, burn a DVD and just watch it on my DVD player?"
The answer is that you can not directly burn iTunes videos to DVD with the common DVD burning program like Nero because Apple’s DRM protection. To create DVD movies from DRM-ed iTunes M4V video, you should perform the process with two parts:
- Remove DRM protection from iTunes videos music (M4V, M4P, MP4, WMA, MP3, AAC, etc) with a DRM Media Converter.
- Then convert and burn the unprotected iTunes videos to DVD with just a DVD Creator.
Note: If your iTunes videos are NOT protected, just directly convert and burn them to DVD with the DVD burning software.
Part 1. Remove DRM protection from iTunes videos music like MP4, M4V, M4P, AAC, MP3, WMA.
Step 1. Download iTunes DRM Removal Software
Free download iTunes DRM Converter program from the following link. Select your right version according to your system platform.
Step 2. Load DRM iTunes videos to the DRM remover
Click "Add" button to load DRM protected files. And you can also directly drag and drop music & movie files to the main processing window.
Step 3. Video & audio settings
Click "Settings" buttons besides formats box, left is for audio settings, right for video settings;
Audio settings: Click the "Format Preset" drop-down list to select the output audio format you want. Then set the audio parameters like "Sample Rate", "Channels", "Encoder" and "Bit Rate".
(Video settings: Select output format from the "Format Preset" box. Then set video parameters to customize your video quality.
Step 4. Removing DRM from iTunes videos M4V, M4P, MP4, etc
Just begin with hitting on the "Start" button. The detail instruction is as the following URL.
Part 2. Convert and Burn unprotected iTunes videos to DVD:
Step 1. Download DVD Creator Program
Choose your right version to download. Install and run it on your computer.
Step 2. Load DRM removed iTunes videos
Click "Load Video" or select "Add Video Files " under the "File" drop-down menu to input iTunes videos, iTunes music, and iTunes TV shows into the program.
Highlight the file and then you preview the video on the left pane of the interface.
Step 3. Edit iTunes videos and Menu before burning to DVD
Just click "edit" button to crop, select effect, trim, add watermark and plug in subtitle.
Customize your DVD menu.
There are different styles of built-in templates, frames and buttons for your choice. To apply a template, frame or button, you can just double click it. You can even add text, background music and background image to customize the menu.
Step 4. Burn iTunes videos to DVD
Click "Burn" button to come to the next window.
You can choose to burn iTunes videos to DVD disc directly or burn to DVD folder or ISO image files. Then set DVD lable and TV Standard according to your country.NTSC is 30 fps. It’s used in USA, Canada and Japan. PAL is 25 fps and it’s used in Europe and Asia.
Click "Start" to burn iTunes videos to DVD.