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How to remove DRM from WMV WMA?

This is a detailed guide that will show you how to remove DRM from WMV WMA files so that you can enjoy your DRM protected file on your iPod or other portable players. Hope it will help you if you have the similar problems.

remove DRM from WMV WMA

WMV is a symbol of "Windows Media Video that is certainly put together by Microsoft. WMV files are generally ASF files that have a WMV extension. It could store video content in the compressed format. The WMA format, short for "Windows Media Audio", has also been designed by Microsoft. This is the good format offers an same quality as MP3 at half the part rate having an audio data compression technology. Though originally used for windows based pc, the WMV and WMA format are becoming very popular in music download services.

However, Most music and videos that you bought are coming with DRM protection. It prevents illegally duplication. Songs bought in different companies have different DRM protections which restricted via playing songs on incompatible players. Also, DRM restrict the number of computers, and that means you cannot share you DRM-laden music with your friends. There comes the headache!

Remove DRM with DRM converter software

So, how to remove DRM from WMV, WMA? This guide will show you how to do it in an easy way. All we need is a DRM converter software, here we use DRM Converter tool to convert your protected WMV, WMA files to DRM-free ones.

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Step 1: Get started

Download DRM Converter, install and run it.

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Note: If you are a Mac user, please download AllMyMusic for Mac to convert .wma files, and download AllMyTube for Mac to convert .wmv files.

Step 2: Import DRM protected files

Then, Load DRM WMV or WMA files either click "Add..." button or easily drag & drop the files into 'Getting started' table. This software supports batch conversion, so you could add several files at a once.

Step 3: Output settings

Set an output file format from "Audio files to" or "Video files to". I recommend .mp3 for audio files and .mp4 for video files. And click "Browse" to set an output folder for saving converted files.

Step 4: Start to convert DRM

The last step, click on the "Start" button, the DRM converting will start.

When the DRM cnversion is finished, all your DRM protected file will become to common video or audio files. You can now play it on any portable players like iPod, Zune, Sony Walkman.

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