Playing iTunes Purchased M4V Videos on Microsoft Surface 2
Microsoft released Windows RT tablets Surface 2 and Surface RT in 2013 and 2012. These two tablets all have very good performance in battery life, large touchscreen display, large storage capacity, nice video playback quality, etc. And these features make them very good devices for watching movies on them. However, these Microsoft Windows RT tablets Surface 2 and Surface RT don’t support iTunes installation, which are not like its Windows 8 tablets Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2. So you can’t purchase and play iTunes movies or TV Shows directly from Surface 2 or RT. Then you may wanna try to transfer the iTunes purchases from your computer to your Windows RT tablets for watching. But you will be disappointed.
Movies or TV Shows purchased from iTunes are always protected with DRM (digital rights management) and such DRMed videos cannot play on devices that do not have the certification. That’s why Surface 2 and Surface RT cannot play iTunes purchased M4V videos. Then you may ask if there is a way to remove DRM from iTunes movies? The answer is definitely YES. Many of such iTunes DRM Removal programs are available, but Aovsoft DRM Media Converter is a nice choice. This software is specially designed to get rid of DRM from iTunes and any other files like BBC iPlayer, Amazon Instant Video and so on. It also can remove DRM from purchased audios. Besides, it also let you convert DRMed videos and music to MP4, MP3 or other popular file formats as you like.
Here is the easy-to-use guide to put iTunes DRMed videos to Surface 2/ Surface RT:
Step1. Download Aovsoft Media Converter tool from here. Then install and drive it on you PC.
Step2. On the main interface of the software, click Add icon to import the iTunes DRMed video files to the program.
Step3. Click the drop-down list “Video files to”. Then move you cursors to Common Video and select MP4 as output format. If you want output videos of high quality, you can select MP4 under HD Video. Of course, you can select other format as you like, but make sure the format you selected is supported by you device.
Step4. Click Start button to begin removing DRM from iTunes files. When the conversion is over, you can then connect your Windows RT tablet to the computer and then copy the converted iTunes videos to Surface 2 or RT for playback. That’s it and enjoy!
Tip: If you want to play DVD on Surface 2, you can try iTunes to Surface 2 Ultimate Converter to convert DVD to MP4 for Surface 2.