Samsung Announces to Offer iTunes Movies on Smart TV

The Apple announces the cooperation with with its biggest rival Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) that the content in iTunes will be brought to Samsung Smart TV in the future.

On Monday, Samsung declared that from this spring began offering iTunes movies and TV shows as well as Apple AirPlay 2 on the brand-new of Samsung Smart TV models.

Support for Samsung Smart TV in 2018 will be provided through firmware updates. AirPlay2 is Apple’s wireless streaming standard.

A new iTunes Movies and TV Shows app will debut on Samsung Smart televisions in more than 100 countries, while AirPlay 2 support will be available on Samsung televisions in 190 countries worldwide.

With the implementation of this collaboration, you may use an extremely efficient and practical tool which called TunesKit M4V Converter for Mac or Win. This professional program  serves as a DRM removal professional to make you get full control over your legally purchased iTunes movie items so that you can watch the iTunes videos on any device as you like. With a full range of preset profiles, you are able to easily convert iTunes M4V movies and TV shows to popular media players, smartphones, tablets, like iPhone 7, iPhone 6, Apple TV, iPad, iPod, Samsung Galaxy, HTC One, PS4, Xbox 360, Google Nexus, Sony Xperia, and much more.

With the new iTunes app on Samsung smart televisions, Samsung customers can access their existing iTunes library and browse the iTunes Store to buy or rent from a wide selection of movies and TV episodes – including the largest selection of 4K HDR movies.

iTunes Movies and TV Shows will work seamlessly with Samsung’s Smart TV Services, such as Universal Guide, the New Bixby and Search, Samsung noted.

With AirPlay 2 support, Samsung customers will be able to play videos, photos, music, podcasts and other content from iPhones and other Apple devices directly to Samsung Smart TVs, including QLED 4K and 8K TVs, The Frame and Serif lifestyle TVs, as well as other Samsung UHD and HD models.

Samsung and Apple are among the world’s top three smartphone makers and have a complicated relationship. While the two companies are rivals in the technology industry, Samsung also provides major components such as screens for Apple devices such as the iPhone and iPad.

In June 2018, Apple and Samsung finally settled their seven-year-long patent dispute, bringing to an end the long-running battle over the design of their rival smartphones. The settlement came just weeks after a U.S. jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple $539 million in damages for copying features of the original iPhone.

As the sales volume of the iPhone and other iOS devices slow down, Apple idependent on its services business cumulatively, including digital content and other services. Services business revenue in the most recent fourth quarter reached a record high of $ 10 billion.



How to Share iTunes M4V Videos to Facebook Page

Q: I recently purchased some iTunes movies and would like to upload to my Facebook page to share with my friends. However, it won’t allow me upload the iTunes movies to Facebook videos by prompting an error message saying that the iTunes video format is not supported. So how can I upload iTunes videos to Facebook?

This could be a common problem for people who like to share iTunes movies with others. You’ll always find it’s impossible to copy or share any iTunes movie and TV episode to non-Apple devices or platforms. Why? Well, it’s because Apple has developed a DRM technology called FairPlay to protect the iTunes media content, including the movies, TV shows, Apple Music, audiobooks, etc. For the iTunes movies, Apple has encoded them as M4V format that can only be well recognised by Apple’s iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. That’s why you can’t freely share or upload the iTunes M4V videos to Facebook, or YouTube or any other devices. But is there still any possibility to share the DRM-protected iTunes M4V files to Facebook? Congratulations! The answer is yes. In this case, to upload iTunes M4V videos to Facebook, you can use some professional iTunes DRM removal tools to firstly bypass the DRM lock from iTunes M4V movies before uploading. Here you meet TunesKit iTunes DRM M4V Converter (Mac/Windows).

TunesKit iTunes M4V to Facebook Converter

This iTunes DRM M4V to Facebook converter is specially made to remove DRM protection from iTunes movies and TV shows       and convert the DRM-ed M4V videos to DRM-free MP4 format with lossless quality preserved. It also works at 20x faster speed in removing the DRM off. By using this smart iTunes DRM M4V Converter, you are able to freely share any iTunes movie to Facebook and other non-Apple-approved platforms without any limit at all.

Now you can download the proper version of TunesKit iTunes M4V Converter and begin to learn how to upload iTunes DRM M4V movies to Facebook page with the following tutorial.

How to Remove iTunes DRM & Upload M4V Movies to Facebook

1. Add iTunes Movies

You can click “Add Files” button to import the iTunes movies to TunesKit. Or you can directly drag and drop the files to the converter.

2. Adjust Output Settings

You can click the “settings” icon to choose the output folder, AC3 audio track and subtitles as you like.

3. Convert iTunes M4V to MP4

Now you can start to remove DRM from iTunes movies and convert the M4V to MP4 by clicking “Convert” button.

4. Upload iTunes Movies to Facebook

Once the iTunes movies are successfully converted to MP4, you can find the DRM-free movies converted from the target folder and upload them to Facebook account with ease.

How to Upload iTunes M4V Movies to YouTube

As one of the largest online video websites, YouTube has become the best choice for video fans to share their favourite video clips with others. But sometimes you’ll meet problems when you try to upload some video sources to YouTube, such as the movies you bought from iTunes store. Why it’s so difficult to upload iTunes movies to YouTube? Well, the reason is because iTunes movies are not like the common video files you downloaded or made by yourself. In order to protect the copy-right of movies sold on iTunes, Apple has adopted DRM FairPlay to make the iTunes movies in .m4v format which can only be well recognised by its own devices. That also prevents you from uploading or sharing iTunes movie purchases to YouTube directly. But don’t worry. If you want to anyhow share iTunes M4V movies to YouTube, we’ll show you the step-by-step guide on how to get it done as below.

To successfully upload iTunes DRM movies to YouTube, you’ll need a tool which can help you get rid of the DRM from iTunes movies at first. Here we recommend TunesKit DRM M4V Converter (Mac & Windows) for you. It’s one of the best iTunes DRM removal tools in the world developed to unlock DRM protection from iTunes movies and TV shows while converting the M4V format to DRM-free MP4 without any quality loss. Besides, it works at 20x faster speed to save you a lot of time for the conversion. You can download the trial version and follow the guide here to see how to remove DRM from iTunes movies with it by yourself so as to upload the iTunes movies to YouTube.

Guide: How to Remove iTunes DRM & Share iTunes Movies to YouTube

Part 1. Convert iTunes DRM M4V to MP4 with TunesKit

Step 1. Add iTunes M4V files to TunesKit by either clicking “Add Files” button or by dragging and dropping.

Step 2. Set output folder, subtitles and audio tracks according to your own needs.

Step 3. Start to remove DRM and convert iTunes M4V to MP4 by clicking “Convert” button.

Once the conversion starts, you can wait for a while until the conversion finishes. Then you can find the converted DRM-free iTunes movies to upload onto YouTube by following the steps below.

Part 2. Upload iTunes Movies to YouTube

Step 1. Sign in your YouTube account.

Step 2. Click “Upload” button in the webpage to choose the iTunes movies you want to upload.

Step 3. Edit the video titles, descriptions, keywords as required.

Step 4. Click “Publish” to begin uploading the iTunes videos to YouTube.