Many friends ask me how to burn iTunes movies to DVD, so that they
can enjoy their movies on large screen TV. For computer newbie, I will
recommend them to get an Apple TV; it can connect your iTunes library
to TV, the only thing you need to do is to sync movies from iTunes to
Apple TV box. An Apple TV costs $299, if you think this is beyond your
budget, you can use software to do that same thing, which is a lot
Now, let me explain the details. Because movies and TV shows purchased
from iTunes store have DRM copy-protection, you have to remove the DRM
protection before burning them to DVDs for playback on your home DVD
What you need are: Aimersoft DVD Creator & Tunebite. You can download them from:
Part1. How to remove DRM copy-protect from iTunes purchased movie or TV shows?
Step1. Download and install Tunebite, just follow the installation
wizard, this software will install several high-speed dubbings to speed
up the conversion, when you see the pop up warning messages, just click
“Keep on going” to finish the installation, which may take a few
Then run Tunebite, click “Add” button to load your iTunes purchased
movies or TV shows, the default directory is My Document\My
In the “Convert Video to” drop down list,
select “WMV7 (1024 kbps)”, then click “Start” to begin the conversion.
If you don’t know where the converted videos are saved, you can click
“Folder” to locate the files on your computer.
this software can also remove DRM from purchased music and audio books;
it also works for other online stores such as Zune, Amazon, etc.
Part2. How to burn DRM-free iTunes video to DVD?
Step1. After you remove the DRM copy-protection from iTunes purchased
movies, download Aimersoft DVD Creator and install it. (Note, you need
a DVD Burner to burn DVD, so make sure your DVD Drive has DVD+RW or
Run Aimersoft DVD Creator, click “Load Video” button to import your
DRM-free videos, and then drag the videos to the storyboard. If you
want to burn videos to dual-layer DVD (DVD-9), at the bottom of the
interface, select “DVD-R 9.0G”, you can also customize video quality
there. And the used disc space is shown on the disc space bar
underneath the storyboard.
If you just want to burn the video to DVD without adding any special
effects, just click the “Burn” tab. Here you will see the following
: you can burn the video to DVD or create an ISO file on your hard drive.
: If your computer has multiple DVD burners, you can select any of them.
NTSC is 30 fps. It’s used in USA, Canada and Japan. PAL is 25 fps and it’s used in Europe and Asia.
After the above steps, put a blank DVD disk into your drive and click “Start” to burn your movie.