"We just downloaded an episode of one of our favorite series from iTunes but we don't have Apple TV. I'm trying to work out how to transfer the file to a USB stick so that we can watch the purchased movies on our normal TV through the USB sticker."
To watch iTunes purchased movies on TV, the best solution is transfer iTunes movies to a USB sticker so that you can directly watch the movies on TV by plugging the USB sticker in your TV's USB port. However, the movies you purchased on iTunes store has DRM protection which will prohibit you to watch the movies on non-Apple devices. Therefore, you will first need a DRM removal software to get off the DRM protection from your iTunes purchased movies. Perhaps you can use some free tool such as Requiem to stripped the DRM, however, a lot of people complained that it doesn't work with the latest version of the DRM.
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How to remove DRM limitation to watch iTunes purchased movies on TV with USB sticker?
Step 1: Add iTunes DRM source files to the program.
Click "File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from Folder" to import source iTunes DRM files.
Step 2: Set output format.
From "Format" drop-down option, select "Common Video" > "H.264 Video (*.mp4)" as the desired output format for playing on Nabi 2/2S.
Step 3: Remove DRM from iTunes purchase movies.
After all the settings is completed, tap the right-bottom "Convert" button to start to strip DRM protection from iTunes purchased movies.
When the DRM conversion process is done, press "Open output folder" on the program to locate and find the converted files. Then go with the following three steps to transfer iTunes purchased movies to USB sticker to watch on TV:
- Connect the USB Sticker to the USB port of your TV.
- Press the "Menu" button on your TV supplied remote control, switch to "Video" menu by pressing the "Up" or "Down" arrow button. Then press the select or enter button and the file for folder list will appear.
- Press any of the arrow buttons to select a file or folder, then press the select or enter button. When you select a file then press the select or enter button, the video playback will start.