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How to burn BBC iPlayer to DVD

Microsoft's "Play for Sure" DRM protection is used in BBC iPlayer programs as copyright protection. However, many users would like to remove this protection from downloaded videos to keep it for a long time, or transfer them to their portable players like iPod, Blackberry, HTC phone. You may also want to convert iPlayer contents to DVD. This article will show you how to get this done.

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Some reasons for removing DRM from BBC iPlayer files

1. The DRM protected BBC iPlayer contents can only support a limited number of devices on which they can be played.
2. BBC iPlayer contents are streamed in WMV and MP4 formats that have DRM protection, so they cannot be played through most iPod players.
3. The restricted 7-day where you can watch BBC contents may keep viewers from enjoying their favorite programs.

What you will need to remove DRM

While you may easily have a reason to remove the DRM protection from BBC iPlayer programs, it may be not easy.However, with the DRM Media Converter, you can now easily remove these media rights with just a few mouse clicks. The advantages of this program include:

• Removal of DRM.
• Legally bypassing the DRM protection through re-recording.
• Files are easily converted to regular formats.
• Handle a wide range of media formats.
• Convert files in batches.
• Extract audio from the video files.
• Play BBC downloaded videos in a number of players.
• The application is easy to use.

Removing DRM from BBC iPlayer programs and downloading them to your device

Step 1: Download and install the DRM converter just like any other application software. The default settings will work fine on your PC.

Download Download DRM Converter here.


Note: If you are a Mac user, you can use AllMyMusic for Mac for BBC audio files and AllyMyTube for Mac for BBC video files.

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Step 2: Import the downloaded DRM files to the application by clicking on "Add...". You could also drag AND drop them into the main window. Select output file format that you want to convert from "Audio files to" (audio file) or "Video files to" (video file) drop down list. e.g. If you want to play video files on your iPod then should select MP4 as output format. Click the "Settings" button to customize your preferred output, .

Step 3: Click on "Start" to begin conversion. The duration of the conversion will depend on the size of the files.

How to burn BBC iPlayer to DVD

To burn iPlayer to DVD, you will need the Video Converter Ultimate. This application will enable you to remove DRM protection and burn BBC iPlayer programs to DVD disks for watching on your home DVD player.

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