Apple TV is a digital media player and a tiny entertainment powerhouse developed and sold by Apple Inc. Apple TV gives you anytime access to endless entertainment. There are thousands of HD movies and TV shows from iTunes available for purchase or rent. Meanwhile, you can transfer iTunes movies and videos (and other content) to your Apple TV. After transferring, videos you have purchased in iTunes will show up in "Movies" on your Apple TV. This way, you can enjoy iTunes purchased videos on Apple TV.
Unfortunately, transferring movies that rented in iTunes is not as easy as transferring purchased movies to Apple TV. Of course, if you rent a movie directly from the iTunes Store on Apple TV, it will quite convenience to play. However, movies rented on your Apple TV are not transferable to any other device and can only be viewed on your Apple TV. Then, how to make rented movies transferable and how to play rented moive on Apple TV?
M4VGear DRM Media Converter is a poweful iTunes DRM Removal Software which can remove DRM from both iTunes purchased and rental videos. After conversion, it's easy to transfer and play iTunes rentals on Apple TV. What's more, you can also transfer the DRM-free videos to any Android or Windows device for watching.
First, download and install the latest version of M4VGear for Mac.
Please note, to launch this program successfully, you need to install the newest iTunes and run Mac OS 10.8 or later.
Second, add iTunes HD rented movies.
Click the "Add" button or "Add Files" icon, a new window will pop up and all available iTunes DRM videos will be listed as follow:
Note: Before adding movies, please authorized the Mac with the same Apple ID you used to purchase or rent the videos from iTunes.
Third, start strip DRM from iTunes rental movies.
Click the button on the lower left to customize the output path. Or the output files will be saved in the default folder. Then click on "Convert" button to start converting the M4V videos. After the process done, you can click "Histroy" to get the converted MP4 videos with DRM free. The converted videos is kept with the lossless quality and 5.1 audio track.
Forth, add converted MP4 videos to iTunes library.
Run iTunes on your Mac, then click "File" Menu, choose "Add Files to Library" option, then locate the converted MP4 files and click "Open" to import. The imported MP4 videos will automatically show in the iTunes movie library.
Fifth. turn on Home Sharing.
After import the converted videos into the iTunes library, click "Files -> Home Sharing -> Turn On Home Sharing". Enter the Apple ID and password that you use for the iTunes Store and click Turn on Home Sharing.
Now, you can enjoy rented movies on Apple TV.
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