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DRM Removal for Mac: Strip All DRM on macOS 10.12

Karlie Harris
BY Karlie Harris   
LAST UPDATED: Dec. 03, 2016

DRM, also known as Digital Rights Management, is a technology that controls the use of digital materials and works, including software, movies, music, eBooks, etc. In other words, the DRM protection can prohibit people from accessing, duplicating, and sharing copyrighted digital files in ways that the copyright owners don't like them too. You still can't get the full ownership of your media file even you had paid for its service. Really annoying Isn’t it? But luckily, we found some solutions to help you remove the DRM protection from iTunes M4V video, Apple Music and eBooks. And all of the DRM removal we introduced fully support the latest version of Mac OS - Mac 10.12 sierra. Now check the guide below to see how to remove DRM protection on Mac 10.12 sierra.

Part 1 Remove DRM Protection from iTunes M4V Video

If you want to find an iTunes video DRM removal which is completely compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra, iTunes M4V Converter for Mac is one of the best choices. This program is a professional iTunes video DRM removal which helps you remove DRM protection from purchased or rented iTunes movies, TV shows, and music videos easily.

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Key Features of iTunes M4V Converter for Mac

• Remove DRM from any DRM-protected iTunes M4V video.

• Convert iTunes M4V video to DRM-free MP4 with lossless quality.

• Preserve original Dolby 5.1, Closed Caption, Audio Descriptions, Subtitles and audio tracks.

• Provide up to 30X conversion speed.

Step 1. Import iTunes M4V Movie from iTunes

Open iTunes M4V Converter on your Mac and click the "Add Files". Then all of the movies, TV shows and other M4V videos you purchased or rented from iTunes will be shown on the left side of the main interface. Select the M4V video you want to convert and click on "Add" button. Also, you can choose multiple videos to convert in batch.

Import M4V Video

Step 2. Change the Output Path

The added video will show up in the main interface of iTunes M4V Converter for Mac. The destination folder path can be changed via a click on the drop-down icon on the top right corner of the interface or click "options". If not, you can go to the default folder to locate the output DRM-free MP4 videos.

Change the Output Path

Step 3. Remove DRM from M4V Videos

After adjusting those simple settings, simply click the "Convert" button to begin removing DRM from M4V and converting DRM-ed M4V to DRM-free MP4. Then you can go to "History" to find the converted MP4 video.

Start Removing the DRM

Part 2 Remove DRM Protection from Apple Music

To strip the DRM from Apple Music, there is an easy-to-use but powerful Apple Music DRM removal called Apple Music Converter which supports Mac OS 10.6 - 10.12 (macOS Sierra). With Apple Music Converter, you are able to bypass the DRM protection from Apple Music with a few steps.

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Key Features of Apple Music Converter

• Remove DRM and convert Apple Music to MP3, FLAC, AC3 or AIFF.

• Unlock DRM from iTunes M4A, M4B and Audible AA, AAX audio books.

• Keep original sound quality after conversion.

• Provide up to 16X conversion speed.

Step 1. Select Apple Music Songs

Open Apple Music Converter Mac and then all your iTunes files will be added to this program automatically. You can click on "Music" from "Playlist" section to preview Apple Music tracks. Now you are able to select the songs you want to convert by clicking on the litter box. In addition, you can find out the audio tracks more quickly by using "Search" function.

Select Apple Music Songs

Step 2. Customize Output Settings

In the bottom of the main interface, there is the "Output" section which allows you to set output format, output profile, and output path. You can convert your DRM-protected Apple Music to plain MP3, FLAC or M4A for enjoying anywhere and anytime. If you do not change output path, the output audio will save in the default folder.

Customize Output Settings

Step 3. Get DRM-free Apple Music

After finished all the settings, hit the "Convert" button to start removing the DRM from Apple Music. When conversion ended, you are able to check out the output audio by clicking "Explore Save File" icon.

Start Converting

Part 3 Remove DRM Protection from eBook

Here we would like to recommend the Epubor Converter Ultimate for Mac which can help you remove DRM from Adobe, Kindle, Nook, Sony eReader, Kobo, etc. so as to read your e-books anywhere. It's the most easy-to-use eBook format conversion software ever.

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Key Features of Epubor Converter Ultimate

• Decrypt and convert Kindle, Nook, Sony, Kobo, Google eBooks.

• Remove the eBooks DRM protection from Kindle, Adobe Adept, Nook, etc.

• Convert eBooks to ePub, Mobi, and PDF

Step 1. Launch Epubor Converter Ultimate on your Mac 10.12 Sierra to get it ready.

Step 2. Click the Menu icon on the upper left corner of the program and then Epubor Converter Ultimate will detect your eBooks from Kindle, Adobe, Nook or Kobo automatically. Or you can go to "eReader" option to connect eReader to the computer so that it can deal with the eBooks of your eReader. As soon as you drag and drop the eBooks you want to convert to the right side panel, the DRM protection will be removed.

Step 3. Click the "Convert" icon on the bottom of the window and you are able to choose to convert eBooks to Epub, Mobi, Azw3, and PDF. Better still, this eBooks DRM removal has preset some device with the compatible format for you. So you can directly convert the eBooks with DRM to your device for reading at will.

Epubor Converter Utimate

Now you can follow this easy method to remove the DRM protection of your media files. If you have any other methods, you can write it on below comment section or contact us by email.


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