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How to Keep AC3 5.1 Audio Track When Converting M4V to MP4

Wilson Kent
BY Wilson Kent   
LAST UPDATED: Dec. 09, 2016

What is 5.1 Audio Track?

5.1 audio is also known as Dolby Digital, AC3 audio and Dolby Stereo Digital. 5.1 surround sound audio. It has 6 channels that could make the sound completely surrounds you. It is like to put speakers in virtually every corner of the room, projecting high-quality sound at you from all angles. And that makes you feel like being in a theater. Nowadays, 5.1 audio track is getting more and more popular. You can download videos with 5.1 audio track from iTunes.

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Why do We Need to Convert iTunes Videos with 5.1 Audio Track?

It would be fantastic to enjoy iTunes videos with 5.1 audio or AC3 audio track at home instead of going to the cinema. However, we need to be aware that iTunes videos are protected by DRM, which means these iTunes videos can't be played on non-Apple devices unless you strip off the DRM by using a DRM removal software. When you are searching for a DRM removing software, you would find out that not all of them can keep 5.1 audio track during the conversion. So, any recommendation?

iTunes M4V Converter is the best DRM remover which can remove DRM from iTunes M4V movies, TV shows, episodes and music videos and perfectly retain all AC3 Dolby 5.1 Audio. It also keeps AD, audio tracks, subtitles and closed captions. Moreover, it can output 1080p/720p HD videos with 100% original quality preserved. Isn't it great? Now let's follow the guide about how to keep 5.1 audio when removing DRM from iTunes videos.

iTunes M4V Converter – AC3 5.1 Audio Track Can be Perfectly Saved

It helps you remove DRM from iTunes M4V videos and convert them to plain MP4 files without losing AC3 Dolby 5.1 audio track.

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Step-by-step Guide: How to Keep AC-3 5.1 Audio Track

Step 1: Add Movies/TV Shows to iTunes M4V Converter

Launch iTunes M4V Converter after installing it on your MAC. Click on the "add files" button on the upper-left of the interface. You can select the files you want to convert on the pop-up windows. You will be glad to know that all of your iTunes purchases and rentals has been synced to the playlist of the converter.

Notice: iTunes will automatically launch itself when you are launching iTunes M4V Converter.

Add iTunes TV Show

Step 2. Specify Output Settings

After you finish importing iTunes videos, click the "settings" icon in the movie list and choose "AC3 5.1" as your output audio track. By doing this, you can make sure to keep AC3 5.1 audio track after conversion.

Select Audio Track

Step 3. Start Conversion

Now you should click "convert" to start the conversion. For a super-fast converter which can work at 30X speed, iTunes M4V Converter won't take you too long to finish the task. You will get MP4 files when the conversion is done.

Convert iTunes Video

Step 4. Check the Result

Can’t wait to check out how good are the converted files?

Go to "history" tab, then click the "open folder" button on the movie list. There you go! Now enjoy watching the unprotected MP4 videos with AC3 5.1 audio track on any devices you want!

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This is all you need to do to convert DRM-ed M4V videos to MP4 and preserve AC3 5.1 audio track during the process. iTunes M4V Converter is completely compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra and iTunes 12.5, which ensure every Mac user can perform it smoothly. Now download the free trial version and have a try.

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