How to transfer iTunes movies and music to Android devices?

Diana Joan

Apr 20, 2015 02:38 am / Posted by Diana Joan

We are living in the iTunes world for the last few years and its easy access to media sources makes us adore iTunes even more. But for users who have recently jump to Android devices or people who intend to copy iTunes library would be anxious to find a solution to make backups of music and movies from iTunes to Android smartphone or tablet. Actually it is not complicated and you can learn an easy way here to sync iTunes music and movies to Android.

iTunes to Android file transfer

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Transfer videos and music from iTunes to Android

So many third-party programs are available to help transfer iTunes media to Android, and doubleTwist app is one choice for both Windows and Mac. This app can connect with its desktop counterpart to sync your music and videos over USB from iTunes to Android.

1. Install doubleTwist desktop client on your computer and doubleTwist on your Android device.

2. Connect your phone to the computer via USB cable. Make sure USB Mass Storage mode is enabled on your phone or tablet.

3. The desktop program will check for your iTunes library and show all the media files you have available for sync - note that only DRM-free tracks will work on Android devices.

4. On the General tab in doubleTwist, place a check mark beside Music (All Music).

5. Tap the Sync button at the lower-right corner to begin transferring your music to your Android phone.

From here, you can freely transfer all music files, playlists, or selected music files from iTunes to your Android phone with doubleTwist.

Tip: doubleTwist app is designed for Android devices that support USB Mass Storage. For Android devices that use Media Transfer Protocol (MTP), you might need Synctunes.

How to sync DRM protected movies from iTunes to Android?

The doubleTwist is no double your first choice of transferring music and videos from iTunes to Android devices for free, but one thing you should notice is that only DRM-free media files will work for this app to freely stream to your Android. What about iTunes purchased movies that are DRM protected? As we all know, DRM protected iTunes movies can only be sync and played on Apple iOS devices, and then how to make iTunes DRM movies compatible with Android?

iTunes to Android Converter

Pavtube ChewTune(Top 10 DRM Removal Review) is a powerful DRM Removal tool which is designed to strip DRM protection from iTunes movies for Android tablets and smartphones, including Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Galaxy Tab S, HTC One, Nook HD, Kindle Fire HD X, Xperia Z, Nexus 7, etc. Plus, this app does a great job on handling Amazon Instant Video and Digital Copy for Android devices too.

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Step 1: Add iTunes movie file.

Launch the best DRM Removal tool - ChewTune, click the "Add Video" button to locate target iTunes movie and import into this app.

Add iTunes movie

Step 2: Choose format and set profile.

Find Android supported format in "Format" drop-down box. To play iTunes movie on Android, H.264 MP4 would be a great choice because it is widely accepted by almost all Android smartphones and tablets.

iTunes to Android format

Note: For users who cannot find the exact same profile under Format list, just select H.264 Video(*.mp4) in Common Video category, and adjust parameters such as video bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channels, and more to get a satisfying video/audio playback on your device.

Step 3: Start converting iTunes to Android.

Start converting iTunes to Android by clicking the "Convert" button. The conversion may take as much time as the whole movie lasts, but this also guarantees the video quality for viewing. Once iTunes movie is saved in output folder, you now can transfer iTunes movies to Android using method above.

iTunes to Android conversion


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