How to Backup iTunes Movies to Microsoft OneDrive
Onedrive, also called SkyDrive, is the free document file hosting service. It offer the feature for user to store they documents, songs, movies, phtos and anything else online and get access from them everywhere. Also, it keeps your files safe. You never need to worry about losing files due to incorrect shutting download, hard disk bad sector issue etc. Have you ever thought of backing up your favorite movies such as the iTunes videos to OneDrive yet? If so, please just continue to read on, I will cover the topic on how to do that easily.
Part 1. Break DRM before Uploading iTunes Videos to OneDrive
Prior to syncing iTunes movies, there is one important thing about iTunes movies we need to aware of that they are encrypted with the FairPlay digital rights management (DRM) copy protection. Though you can upload iTunes DRM videos to OneDrive, they won’t be opened from any other devices under the DRM encryption. The backup files with DRM will be useless. So it makes sense that we should get a DRM removal tool to break DRM protection first. You may wonder is there a free DRM removal software can help to do that? The answer is yes, you can use the free Requiem DRM removal gadget which works on old version iTunes 10.7 or previous versions. You would have to spend much effort and time to make it work considering that iTunes 10.7 is very old. Another best alternative is to use a leading and fast DRmare M4V to OneDrive Converter. It has the same lossless output quality and fast converting speed like Requiem yet come with a lot of more powerful features. In addition, it is compatible with the latest version iTunes and both Mac and Windows computers.
DRmare iTunes M4V Video Converter
· Remove FairPlay DRM from iTunes M4V movies, TV series, Extras
· Support to convert M4V to M4V, MOV, MPEG, AVI and other formats
· Run quickly while keeping the original subtitle, AD track, 5.1 Dolby audio
· Convert iTunes M4V to various hot media devices and players
Part 2. Simple Tutorial to Convert iTunes M4V Film to OneDrive
Now that you have already find the Best DRM tool DRmare M4V Converter, let me guide you how to use it to remove DRM and convert iTunes M4V to OneDrive step by step. If you have try similar video converter before, you will find the process is almost the same, only 3 steps required.
Step 1. Import iTunes DRM Protected movies
DRmare M4V Converter depends on iTunes to work, please make sure you have downloaded and authorized the videos to play well on iTunes first. Then you can launch the software and click “+” button to select the iTunes DRM movies and TV shows to import. Another option available is to drag and drop videos.
Step 2. Customize output video format
Next you can navigate to the ‘Output’ droplist and select one of the output format you want. In general, you can choose any format you want. Such as MOV, MPEG, Webm, AVI, WMV, MOV, OGV, DivX and much more. But please note that some formats may require a specific player to play them well. Here I will recommend MP4 format which will be compatible with almost any devices and players. Besides the format settings, you can also customize the output video resolution, codec, bit rate, frame rate, audio track, subtitle etc.
Step 3. Remove DRM from iTunes movies
Once you have completed the settings, please click the “Convert” button to start to strip DRM protection from iTunes videos in batch. You will see iTunes flash a while and please just wait patiently for it to compete. It converts videos at a 30X speed, so you won’t wait for a long time.
Part 3. Tips to Share iTunes Movies to Others by OneDrive
After removing DRM from iTunes videos, they will become common video files. You can easily sync the iTunes videos to OneDrive and open them anywhere. There are two ways to do that.
Finally when you get the DRM free iTunes videos, you can start to upload them to OneDrive. There are two ways to do that, you can choose the right one you like.
The first way is that you can go to the OneDrive official webpage and then login with your Microsoft account and then click ‘Upload’ menu and choose your files to upload directly. In this way, it is a most easy way, but please make sure to keep the OneDrive open until all the files are uploaded.
The other way is by installing the OneDrive app. After installing, it will automatically set up a local folder on your computer to sync with the OneDrive online space. You just need to put the files you want to the folder specified and the files will automatically sync to the server.
When the files are uploaded, you can share the files to your friends easily via the OneDrive share link.