Remove DRM from BD/DVD Digital Copy movies for playing on Android Tablet & Smartphone

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Q1: “I was tired of the aggravation of trying to get the (digital) copy of my purchased DVD to work and move them to my Kindle Fire HDX after testing almost every program I had. I am looking for a program which can convert my Digital Copy movies. so that I could see them on my Kindle Fire HDX. Help me out.”

Q2: “I just got my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and I want to transfer Digital Copy movies from BD to my new Tab S 10.5  for watching anytime. I dragged the downloaded movie into my Galaxy Tab S 10.5 , it says this movie cannot be played. I don’t have a clue. How to play digital copy movies on Galaxy Tab S 10.5 ? Please give me an solution, thanks.”

Nowadays, many Blu-ray and DVD discs you purchased come with an additional Disc – Digital Copy, which provides you with a digital version of the movie. Your disc provides you with the highest quality home entertainment experience available today and your Digital Copy gives you the flexibility to watch your movie anytime, anywhere. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well… no.

When you’re trying to play Digital Copy movies from Blu-ray & DVD on an Android-based Tablet or phone like Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge,  Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, Google Nexus 10, new Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HDX, Sony Xperia Z2, Moto X, Nook HD, Transformer Infinity TF700 and so on, you will find playback is a blue moon. This is simply the movie industry’s latest attempt to sugar coat Digital Rights Management(DRM). The Digital Copy, however, will not play on unauthorized devices due to DRM (Digital Rights Management) copy protection. Unfortunately the Android devices have not get a license to play DRM contents, which means Digital Copy movies will not even play on an Android tablet or smartphone. It is a pleasure that 20th Century Fox is aiming to change all that and will be bringing digital copy downloads to Android but I didn’t hear much about it.

In order to transfer Digital Copy movies to an Android-based device for watching, you’ll need to strip DRM from Digital Copies and then convert/record Digital Copy movies to Android supported video formats (MP4 with H.264 video codec is highly recommended). To get the work done, a DRM Removal Software is needed.

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There are many programs out there that allow you to make Digital Copy movies out of DRM restriction and lets you watch them the way you want to view them. The combination of ChewTune, a ase-to-use and top DRM removal software, can easily help you make free digital copy out of DRM-protected contents to fit your Android-based Tablet and smartphone. Besides Digital Copy, you can also remove DRM protection from downloaded or purchased contents from iTunes, Amazon, BBC iPlayer, Blockbuster, Blu-ray/DVD Digital Copies, wbdigitalcopy, etc. Meanwhile the playback of the recorded movies is as decent as possible as original. Other DRM removal softwares like Tunebite 6Noteburner M4V Converter also perform well. Below I would throw a quick tutorial up on how to strip DRM and convert/record Digital Copy to Android friendly file type with ChewTune.

Note: If you are a Mac user, you can get ChewTune for Mac to record Digital Copy movies to your Android tablet/phone under Mac OS X.

Just download the right version and follow the step-by-step guide below to learn how to transfer and play Blu-ray/DVD Digital Copy movies on your Android device.

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Note: Before conversion you need first to transfer Digital Copy to computer (Refer to a detailed guide) in Windows Media (.wmv) or iTunes video format (.m4v). And here we go with the DRM removal process.

Step 1: Assuming you have downloaded the Digital Copy Converter for Android to your PC, the first step is to drag and drop digital copy movie to the software.

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Step 2: Select an Android friendly format, e.g. H.264 .mp4 for conversion.

There are optimized video format for Nook HD tablet, Kindle Fire HDX, Galaxy S6, GalaxyA7, HTC One, Nook HD, Kindle Fire HD, X Phone, Xperia Z, Nexus 7 etc.Asus Transformer Prime/Infinity TF700, Acer Iconia Tab etc. Basically the Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4) is an universal format for Android tablets and smartphones.

If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa. Normally, we can choose 720p (1280*720) as output resolution for Android tablet.

Step 3: Click the big “Convert” button to remove DRM and record Digital Copy movies to Android tablet/phone for watching.

Step 4: Transfer Digital Copy to Android tablet.

When the Digital Copy to Android conversion is done, you can click open folder button to get the recorded movie files. Connect your Android device to computer. Transfer Digital Copy to Android tablet via USB cable.

So there you have it. Pretty simple. Along with some help from the excellent DRM Removal Converter ChewTune, you can effortlessly bring Blu-ray/DVD downloads to your Android tablet/phone for watching anytime, anywhere. Have Fun!

If your movie isn’t already in one of the supported formats or it’s still on a DVD or a Blu-ray, you can get the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (or the 50% off iMedia Converter Mac) which can help you rip Blu-ray/DVD, and convert various formats of 720p/1080p HD videos in MKV, AVI, TiVo, VOB, MPG, WMV, M4V, FLV, F4V, MTS, MXF etc. to your Android OS tablet or smartphone for smoothly playing.

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