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How to Embed iTunes DRM Video to PPT

Karlie Harris
BY Karlie Harris   
LAST UPDATED: Dec. 25, 2016

PowerPoint is capable of inserting a video into a slide and play it during the presentation. It is really a great way to make your presentation more engaging and attractive for your audience. Better still, it avoids switching back and forth between PowerPoint and video player during the presentation. Usually, you can add the common video to PPT easily. What if you want to add the latest iTunes movie clips or music video to your presentation? How to do? By using the normal method, you will be failed to do that because of the DRM protection. Luckily, you can remove the DRM protection and convert the videos to the format supported by PowerPoint. Now let's see how to embed iTunes DRM video to PowerPoint presentation.

Part 1 PowerPoint Supported Video/Audio Format

Powerpoint Version

Video File Formats

Audio File Formats


Windows Media (.asf)

Windows Video (.avi)

MP4 Video (.mp4, .m4v, .mov)

Movie (.mpg or .mpeg)

Adobe Flash (.swf)

Windows Media Video (.wmv)

AIFF Audio (.aiff)

AU Audio (.au)

MIDI (.mid or .midi)

MP3 (.mp3)

Advanced Audio Coding – MPEG-4 (.m4a, .mp4)

Windows Audio (.wav)

Windows Media Audio (.wma)


Adobe   Flash Media (.swf), Windows Media (.asf)

Windows   Video (.avi)

Movie   (.mpg or .mpeg), Windows Media Video (.wmv)

AIFF   Audio (.aiff)

AU   Audio (.au)

MIDI   (.mid or .midi)

MP3   (.mp3)

Windows   Audio (.wav), Windows Media Audio (.wma)


Windows Media (.asf)

Windows Video (.avi)

Movie (.mpg or .mpeg)

Windows Media Video (.wmv)

AIFF Audio (.aiff)

AU Audio (.au)

MIDI (.mid or .midi)

MP3 (.mp3)

Windows Audio (.wav)

Windows Media Audio (.wma)


PowerPoint   itself doesn’t play video files, Microsoft proprietary formats are required,   Windows Media Player and DirectX need to be installed

PowerPoint   itself doesn’t play audio files, Microsoft proprietary formats are required,   Windows Media Player and DirectX need to be installed

Part 2 Remove DRM Protection from iTunes Video

If you need to insert the iTunes video to your presentation, you have to bypass the DRM protection first. At present, there are various DRM removal programs to help you get rid of DRM from iTunes purchased and rentals. Among these DRM removing tools, we would like to recommend the DRM Media Converter for Windows or iTunes M4V Converter for Mac to you. This is because both of them are capable of stripping the DRM from iTunes video and convert them to MP4 format which works best with PowerPoint. And they also have the ability to keep the high output quality for the converted video with fastest conversion speed.

Remove DRM from iTunes Videos on Windows

Note: For Mac users, please help to check how to convert DRM iTunes Movie on Mac

Step 1. Launch DRM Media Converter

Download and install the DRM Media Converter. Then launch it after installation completed.

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Step 2. Add iTunes Video

You can add the iTunes movies or TV shows by simply tapping on "Add…" button in the top-left or dragging and dropping the DRM-ed videos to this iTunes to PowerPoint converter.

Add iTunes Video

Step 3. Choose Output Format

Find "Video files to" button and select MP4 as the output format under the "Common Video" catalog due to it is the video format recommended by Office website. Of course, you can select other video format supported by PowerPoint from the format list.

Choose Output Format

Step 4. Start Removing DRM Protection

Click "Start" button and it will pop up a window with detailed instructions below. According to the instructions, all you need to do is playing the video in iTunes and then right click to select "Play Video in a separate Window."

Remove DRM Protection

These are all the steps to remove DRM from iTunes movie for inserting to PPT. Additional, if you come across the normal video incompatible with PowerPoint, you can use Video Converter Ultimate to convert it to MP4, AVI, etc. Video Converter Ultimate supports over 150 video and audio formats and it allows you to convert multiple files at one time. It is really a good choice for converting video to the format supported by PowerPoint thus to add video to PowerPoint.

Part 3 Embed iTunes video to PowerPoint

Add Videos to PPT on Windows

Step 1. Open your slide and move to the place where you want to add the iTunes video.

Step 2. From the Insert tab, select "Video on My PC" from Video drop-down arrow.

Video on My PC

Step 3. Locate and select the converted iTunes video you desired, then click on "Insert". Now the iTunes video will be added to the slide successfully.

Add Video to PPT

Add Videos to PPT on Mac

Step 1. Select and open the slide you'd like to add a video too.

Step 2. Click the "Insert" menu, choose "Movie", and you'll see two choices: Movie Browser and Movie from File. Choose "Movie from File" to insert the converted iTunes video to your presentation on Mac.

Step 3. Select the movie you want to embed. Then double-click it and it will get inserted to fill the whole slide.

Add Video to PPT on Mac

Are you ready to optimize a video for your PowerPoint presentation? Just follow the steps above, you can easily insert the videos even DRM-ed iTunes video to your presentation to make it more impressive.


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