2020 Top 3 iTunes DRM Removal Software

If you have downloaded DRM-protected music, audiobooks and videos, you probably have discovered how annoying DRM is. However, songs purchased from iTunes store before 2009, audiobooks, movies, TV shows and music videos are all DRM protected. Apple Music songs also come with DRM. You cannot directly transfer them to mp3/mp4 player or non-apple smartphone for playback.

To break the limitation, you need to remove iTunes DRM protection and convert M4P songs/Audiobooks to MP3 and M4V videos to MP4. Here is a recommendation of the best iTunes DRM removal software that removes iTunes DRM legally and output DRM-free audio or videos formats that are widely supported.

Related : To remove Spotify DRM and convert Spotify music to MP3 , please use Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter .

1. Remove DRM from iTunes/Apple Music - Ondesoft iTunes Audio Converter

To remove DRM iTunes M4P songs(purchased from iTunes Store before 2009), audiobooks, and Apple Music songs , please download and install iTunes Converter for Mac or iTunes Converter for Windows . iTunes Converter is designed to convert DRM protected m4p to mp3 , M4B to mp3 , Audible aa to mp3 and aax to mp3 .

How to use iTunes converter? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.

Step 1: run Ondesoft iTunes Converter and iTunes will be launched automatically.

The interface is shown like this:

Remove DRM from iTunes music

Step 2: Check songs, audiobooks or Apple Music playlists you want to remove DRM from.

Remove DRM from iTunes music

Step 3: customize output settings

Choose the output format and profile. Ondesoft iTunes Converter supports 9 output formats including MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, and MKA. Use pre-designed profile (High Quality, Normal Quality or Low Quality) or customize bitrate/samplerate according to your needs. All original Metadata will be saved to output file. You can also change them.
Other settings:
Click Options button on the toolbar to set conversion speed, output filename format, etc.

Remove DRM from iTunes music

Step 4: start to convert

Click Convert button to start. Sit back and let Ondesoft iTunes Converter do all the rest. After conversion, you can find all DRM-free audio files in the output folder.

Remove DRM from iTunes music

2. Remove DRM from iTunes movies/TV shows - Ondesoft iTunes DRM Video Converter

To remove DRM from iTunes purchased/rented movies or TV shows , please use iTunes M4V converter .

How to use iTunes M4V converter? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.

Step 1: run iTunes M4V converter and the interface is shown as below:

drm media converter interface

2. Add iTunes movies and TV shows

Click "add files" icon to select iTunes movies and TV shows you want to remove DRM from. All available m4v files will be listed:

add m4v file

Click video files you want to import and then Add button.

after add m4v file

3. Select Audio Tracks and Subtitles

iTunes M4V converter will preserve all original subtitles and audio tracks by default. You are free to change it. Click the Gear icon and uncheck Audio or subtitles you don't want.

Output M4P file will be saved to Documents - Ondesoft iTunes DRM Media Converter - Converted by default. You can also change it as you like.

audio and subtitles

4. Start Conversion

After all the settings, click "convert". Ondesoft iTunes M4V converter begins to remove DRM from below m4v video files. When the conversion finished, you can play the output mp4 file with any video player or non-Apple devices.

remove drm from iTunes movie

3. Remove DRM from Audiobooks - Ondesoft Audiobook Converter

If you only want to remove DRM from iTunes and Audible audiobooks, you can try Audiobook Converter .

How to use Audiobook Converter? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.

Step 1. Download, install and run Audiobook Converter . All your audiobooks in iTunes Library are displayed on the interface.

audiobook converter interface

Step 2. Check audiobooks you want to remove DRM from. Choose output format from

choose audiobook

Step 3. Click Convert button.

remove audiobook drm

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