"The digital movies I have in iTunes show up in my Movies Library on my TV using Roku and the PLEX channel and show all the movie particulars, but will not play. Is there a way to get this to function?"
NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus is a professional DRM removal and iTunes M4V movie converter which can help you record and convert iTunes movies and TV shows losslessly to Roku supported MP4 format so that your Roku can work with movies or television shows purchased or rented from the iTunes Store like Apple TV does. Thant's right, iTunes rentals are included. Becuase NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus supports converting rented movies or TV shows as well!
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The following is a detailed tutorial about how to convert purchased or rented iTunes movies or TV shows to Roku supported MP4 format using NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus. Please download this useful tool on your Mac pc or Windows PC first before getting started.
Step 1: Add Downloaded Movie to NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus
Click "Add Movies" button on the top-left of the interface or the "Add Files" icon on the center of the UI to import the M4V video files you want to convert. The program will open the iTunes movies library by default. Select the files and then click OK.
Step 2: Select Output Format
Click the button next to "Convert to", then you can choose the output format from the profile menu. NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus for Mac supports multiple formats well including MOV, MP4, iPod, iPhone formats as output.
Step 3: Adjust Profile Settings
Click the icon on the right side of the video tab, you are allowed to adjust the parameters of the video and audio settings. You can change the video codec, video size, video bitrate and other parameters by yourself.
Step 4: Set Output Path and Start Converting M4V
Click the menu bar "NoteBurner M4V Converter Plus > Preferences" to set output path. If you do not set the output path, the converted videos will save in the default folders. Then click "Convert" to start conversion.
When the conversion done, you can click to open the output folder to get the converted files and play them right on Roku from a USB flash drive or a SD card.
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