How to Stream iTunes Movies/TV Shows to Chromecast

Posted by Fatima Cook on 15/08/2014 10:26:01 AM.

How Chromecast Works?

Chromecast is a media player device developed by Google with a tiny stick in a tiny price. Like Roku and Apple TV, it's easy-to-use. Just plug it into the TV's HDMI port, then you can use a smart phone or computer to control it remotely. With a Chromecase streaming box, you can enjoy as many video channels as you like on your TV set or home theater system easily, from Youtube, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Google Play Store or other online media services. What's more, it also allows you to stream all content from your smart phone or computer to Chromecast for watching on TV.

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How Can We Stream iTunes Library Content to Chromecast?

As movie addicts, many of you may prefer to buy or rent movies and TV shows from iTunes Store, simply because of its high video quality and a wide range of movie resources. And since Chromecast is much cheaper than Apple TV, now most of you who own a Chromecast other than Apple TV may wonder whether you can stream all your iTunes library content to Chromecast. In the following article, we will guide you to solve this problem step by step.

First of all, you need to beware that all video content, including movies, TV episodes and music videos downloaded in iTunes library are copy-protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM protection which prevents you from using the iTunes content on any other devices beyond Apple's. To freely stream iTunes movies and TV shows to Chromecast, we must liberate these content from Apple's restriction by breaking the DRM protection with TunesKit for Mac, the best and fastest iTunes DRM removal tool in the world, with which you can strip off the iTunes DRM lock from iTunes purchased and rented movies or TV shows and convert the iTunes DRM'd M4V to MP4 format with 20x faster speed and 100% quality preserved, including all subtitles, multi-language audio tracks and even the fantastic AC3 5.1 surround sound being well retained in the output MP4 videos. If you are running Windows machine, TunesKit iTunes DRM Video Converter for Windows could be the best choice to bypass DRM protection from your iTunes library content.

You can download the free trial version of TunesKit iTunes DRM Remover according to your system requirements to begin cracking the DRM from iTunes videos by referring to the complete guide provided below. Both Mac and Windows versions work in the same way to remove iTunes FairPlay DRM.

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Part 1. How to Bypass the iTunes DRM Protection with TunesKit

With the intuitive interface of TunesKit for Mac, you can easily handle this Mac DRM removal application to bypass the iTunes DRM protection with just a few clicks.

Step 1. Add iTunes movies you want to bypass DRM from

In most case, we can add the iTunes movies by clicking "Add Files" icon, then TunesKit will direct you to iTunes library automatically. But for some users, they will store the iTunes downloaded videos to other directory or external driver, then it had to drag and drop the iTunes movies to TunesKit by instead.

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Step 2. Start removing iTunes DRM protection

Click "Convert" button to start the M4V to MP4 conversion. You can also preset the audio tracks, subtitles before the conversion by highlight the movie, and clicking the "Settings" icon to show the settings, and checking the one you need.

Part 2. Stream iTunes Movies to Chromecast Via Mac OS X

Chromecast works as not only a digital media player which supports most of media formats but also a powerful transmitter that can stream all the movie content from your Mac computer to Chromecast. So you can easily transfer the converted DRM-free iTunes movies saved on your Mac to Chromecast for watching on your TV set.

Step 1. Plug the Chromecast into your TV set via the HDMI connection

After plugin correctly, you have to power it by a USB cable.

Step 2. Keep the Chromecast and your Mac computer in the same WIFI

Connect both Chromecast and the Mac computer in the same WIFI and find the Chromecast on your Mac computer.

Step 3. Steam the converted iTunes movies to Chromecast

Now your Mac computer works like a remote controler. You can find the converted iTunes movies and play it via the Chromecast.

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If you prefer a more intuitive tutorial to stream iTunes movies to Chromecast, you may simply refer to the video demo as below to learn how to easily cast iTunes DRM-ed video files to Google Chromecast step by step.


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