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iTunes M4V Converter Comparison - M4VGear vs. Any Video Converter

Apple has, since 2009, made all its music in the iTunes store DRM-free. Unfortunately this has not been the case for videos for rent or purchase. Many people who purchase or rent movies (in protected M4V format) from iTunes store would be frustrated because they find out they can't take those videos with them on their portable video player, such as mobile phones, Android tablets, Xbox, PS4... Just as the old saying goes, if there is a demand, there is a solution. That’s the reason iTunes M4V Converter software come up, legal or illegal, to remove DRM and convert iTunes M4V videos for playing on a wide range of media players.

iTunes M4V Conveter for Windows

Among the various of iTunes M4V Converter programs in the market, M4VGear DRM Media Converter and Any Video Converter are the popular and renowned ones. Both of them are capable of converting the DRM protected iTunes M4V video files into other popular formats that don't tie you down only to Apple hardware or devices. But when asking which iTunes M4V converter is better? M4VGear or Any Video Converter? It is hard to say in one or two words. Here we will vet these two pieces of iTunes M4V Converter software, and also do some quality comparisons to help you get full view of the two M4V converters and choose the one that fits you.

Battle: M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter vs. Any Video Converter

Intro:

M4VGear is a powerful iTunes M4V Converter that simply takes DRM videos downloaded from iTunes and makes them DRM-free, no matter it is purchases or rentals. It converts iTunes M4V movies, TV shows and music videos to other plain video or audio formats, while retaining 100% loss-less quality.

Any Video Converter is an all-in-one Video Recorder, DVD Converter, Video Converter and Audio Extractor. It can easily capture streaming videos, DVD Movies, online videos & TV shows, iTunes videos, etc. It also supports ripping DVD and converting video to popular video formats.

Product M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter Any Video Converter
Platform Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Size 9.18 M (Free Download) 36.6 M (Free Download)
Input Format DRM M4V Videos Videos, DVD
Output Format MP4, WMV, MPEG, MP4, AVI, ASF, 3GP, 3G2, FLV, SWF, MOV, VOB, F4V, etc; MP3, AAC, WMA, FLAC, M4A, M4R, AMR, MP2, etc. MP4, WMV, MPEG, MP4, AVI, ASF, 3GP, 3G2, FLV, SWF, MOV, VOB, F4V, etc; MP3, AAC, WMA, FLAC, M4A, M4R, AMR, MP2, etc.
Price 44.95 (Buy) 49.95 (Buy)

Testing:

Testing iTunes Video

To get a clear comparison between M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter and Any Video Converter, we use the same iTunes M4V video as the testing material and the whole test would be based on a computer running Windows 7 (32-bit) and iTunes 12.4. We are going to check the way how these two iTunes M4V Converter programs remove DRM from iTunes video, the output video quality comparing to original iTunes video, the conversion speed and etc.

iTunes M4V Video: \iTunes Media\TV Shows\Awkward_\Season 3 101 Awkward Favorites (HD).m4v /length: 00:06:54 /dimensions: 1280*718 /bitrate: 4120kbps

Steps: Open M4VGear, add the iTunes video by clicking Add Movies, the pop-up window would show the whole iTunes library for better choosing the iTunes video. Choose output as Same as source for MP4, then click Convert button on the bottom to start conversion.

M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter and Any Video Converter

Open Any Video Converter, click Add Video(s) button on the top to find and add the iTunes video, choose the output format as Customized MP4 Movie (*.mp4), then click Convert Now.

After clicking Convert button on M4VGear, the iTunes window pop up and disappear automatically, then the conversion bar starts to move in fast speed. Any Video Converter, however, instead of converting, it pops up a window to indicate recording the video, which takes longer time and you are unable to do anything on your computer in the recording process.

M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter and Any Video Converter Converting Process

Parameters comparison: as you know, the higher the bitrate is, the better video quality produced. The bitrate of the output video converted by M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter is very close to the original iTunes video, while Any Video Converter lose the quality by the method of recording. Comparing the conversion time, M4VGear is much faster than Any Video Converter.

Product M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter Any Video Converter
Type Converting Recording
Conversion Time 00:00:30 00:06:64
Bitrate 4206 kbps 2064 kbps

Quality comparison: here is the converted video quality comparison among the original iTunes video, converted by M4VGear iTunes M4V converter and recorded by Any Video Converter.

Output Quality Comparison

Conclusion: M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter and Any Video Converter, Which Fits you?

Both M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter and Any Video Converter are able to remove DRM and convert iTunes M4V Videos to plain MP4 format. For converting iTunes M4V videos, M4VGear beats Any Video Converter for its fast conversion speed, lossless quality and pure simple steps. If you have lots of iTunes movies or TV shows that need to be converted and played on non-apple devices, M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter is your best choice. It brings the exact quality as same as the iTunes video. What's more, it supports keeping all subtitles and all audio tracks including 5.1.

For people who are looking for an all-in-one video converter, Any Video Converter is more suitable. It can convert nearly all kinds of videos to other format, rip DVD, record iTunes M4V video. Besides, it offers more settings to let you edit, clip, crop, add watermark to the video.

All in all, M4VGear strips the DRM from Apple's iTunes movies resulting in portable, DRM-free versions of your purchased or rental movies to use as you wish. If only there were an easy way to strip the DRM from Apple's iTunes purchases, that is M4VGear iTunes M4V Converter.

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Note: M4VGear will offer you a 1-minute free trial which will let you convert one minute of iTunes videos for free. If you want to unlock the 1 minutes restriction, please buy full version with $44.95 ($49.95). Mac version is also available.