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How to Stream iTunes Purchased Movies to Roku?

Not every iTunes movie buyer has an Apple TV at home. Some one has other choices, like Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV. Actually, Roku is better than Apple TV in some aspects. However, it's difficult to watch iTunes purchased movies via Roku. And here we want to provide some tips on how to stream iTunes movies to Roku.

Something essential:
1. TunesKit DRM Media Converter : iTunes DRM Removal for Mac Remove DRM from iTunes Rentals and Purchases...

2. Plex Media Server and Player.

Part 1. Remove DRM Protection From iTunes movies

1. Download and install TunesKit DRM Media Converter on your computer.
http://tuneskit.com/TunesKitforMac.dmg

2. Import iTunes movies to TunesKit
Click "Add Files" button or drag & drop iTunes movies to TunesKit

3. Start to remove iTunes DRM
Click "Convert" button to start removing DRM protection from iTunes movies.

Part 2. Stream iTunes movies to Roku with Plex media server.
Step 1. Install Plex server on your Mac.
Once the Plex server is installed successfully, it will detect all of the movies, television shows, and music on your Mac.

Step 2. Install Plex server on Roku 3.
First you'll need to download and install the Plex Channel on your Roku. Because it's not a default channel currently, so we have to do this manually on Roku website under your Roku account.

Step 3. Configure Plex on the Roku.
You have to configure the Plex server before steaming the videos on Mac. Then you can better watch the iTunes movies on Roku 3.

More Details on the Page: http://www.tuneskit.com/drm-m4v-to-media-players/play-itunes-videos-with-roku3.html

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I was really happy when I got an Amazon Fire TV from my friend. But to my disappointment, as an iTunes ******, it can't stream iTunes movies to HDTV for playing. So, is there a good way to do that?


General speaking, you have to get the Apple TV to help you stream videos to your smarts TVs, Amazon Fire TV won't do that since iTunes movies and TV shows are DRM protected. But please don't be frustrated. There is also another feasible way to use DRmare M4V to HDTV Converter to help you break the DRM first. After that, you should be able to stream the videos to your HDTV without problems.

Aug 28, 2017 | Amazon Computers & Internet

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do you need an internet connection to use the fire stick


Hi Delores,

The short answer is: Yes, internet access is required.

The device (and those like it including Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, etc.) contains no programs, movies, audio, etc. Rather, it is a wifi network interface device pre-loaded with sites (and similar) and has the ability to receive signals from the remote to navigate between these site. The selected site is presented via the A/V or HDMI output jacks and cables and are optimized for display on your television.

I hope this helps!

Feb 06, 2016 | Amazon Fire TV Stick

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