Burning an iTunes movie to DVD

Burning an DRM protected iTunes movie to DVD?

How do I burn iTunes movies to DVD?
I have purchased several movies from iTunes. Since most of the times these movies are played on my APPLETV. However from time to time the children want to watch the movies in their room. I can not find any menu option that will allow me to burn purchased movies to a DVD.
Please explain how to do this?

I have a few dozen movies in my iTunes library that I have acquired from various sources – ripping from disc or copying from an external hard drive. I wish to burn all these movies to DVD to free up space on my computer. I have tried burning the movies with iTunes but my DVD player will not read the disc. It gives me a message saying, “There is no video or audio data.” What should I do?

burn iTunes movie to DVD

Want to burn your iTunes movies to DVD for backup or viewing on a huge TV screen? What is the best way to convert and burn iTunes movie to DVD? If your movies doesn’t contain DRM, you need a video DVD creation application to burn iTunes movie to a DVD, something like DVD Creator. But for movies which are restricted by DRM license protection, they can not be directly burned to DVD. But for users who want to play their purchased iTunes movies on a regular DVD player or TV, how can they do?

Here I’ll recommend you two solutions to burn DRM iTunes movies to DVD.

Solution 1: For DRM-free iTunes video: Burning an iTunes Movie to DVD using Ultimate DVD Video Converter


Video Converter Ultimate provides an all-in-one video and DVD solution. With it, you can easily burn iTunes movies, TV shows, music videos, films, podcasts, etc. to DVD disc in simple steps in Windows 8/7/XP/Vista and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks. Moreover, it also serves as a great DVD ripper, video converter, video downloader, etc., helping you create great media life.

Now, download this iTunes DVD Burner from the link below.

Step 1. Launch the program and load iTunes movies

After you have the program downloaded on your computer, install and run it. Then go to Burn tab and click Add Files to input your iTunes movies to the program. Direct drag-and-drop mode is allows by the iTunes video DVD creator software.

add iTunes videos

Step 2. Customize DVD menu and adjust DVD aspects

You can choose from several custom themed DVD templates and customize it with your photos, background music, and more. Meanwhile, you’re able to select the DVD parameters like aspect ratio, DVD region, video quality and more.

customize DVD menu

Step 3. Edit video and DVD (optional)

By clicking Edit beside the movie clips, you can access all available editing functions.

  • Trim – To adjust the duration of your clip, move the sliders below the screen to the start and end points you want.
  • Crop – Zoom in or out, change the aspect ratio and create a custom crop.
  • Effect – Apply grey, negative, emboss or old film effects and apply a number of deinterlacing options.
  • Watermark – Import an image watermark or create a text watermark to personalize your video. also adjust the transparency, vertical and horizontal position of your watermark.
  • Subtitle – Insert plug-in .srt, .ssa, .ass subtitles to the videos and DVDs.

adjust DVD effects

Step 4. Start burning your DRM protected iTunes movies to DVD

When all settings are done, insert a blank writable DVD disc into your computer’s DVD drive and click Burn to start burning a DVD from your iTunes media files.

Solution 2: For DRM iTunes movie: Remove iTunes DRM copy protection and then burn iTunes movie to DVD


If you have a DVD creation application on your computer, you can use a DRM Media Converter to remove DRM protection from iTunes movies and convert to the video you want. Then burn the DRM-free video to DVD using the DVD burner app, like Windows Movie Maker, or iDVD, etc.

DRM iTunes Converter

DRM Media Converter is a DRM remover and video converter, which can legally strip DRM protection from iTunes M4V movies and convert to any media format you want, for playback on all portable media players like iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, PS3, Zune, Xbox 360, Archos, HTC, Samsung, Creative Zen, etc. The non-DRM video and music can be burned to DVD disc with the help of movie DVD maker program, such as Windows Movie Maker, iDVD.

Supported OS: Windows Win 7 /8 / 8.1 / 10; Mac OS X 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12/10.13/10.14

Step 1. Add iTunes movies

Once you have this DRM media converter launched on your Mac/PC, click “Add Files” button to choose the desired iTunes videos from your hard drive. Or you can directly drag and drop the M4V video files into Prof. DRM Video Converter.

add iTunes DRM video

Step 2. Output settings

Under the video category, you can view all the video files you’ve just now imported.

  1. Audio tracks and subtitles – Select an M4V file and click the “edit” icon at the right side of the video to freely choose audio tracks and subtitles for keeping in the output MP4 video file.
  2. set audio tracks and subtitles

  3. Output directory – Click the three dot button at the bottom, define the output path for saving the DRM-free iTunes videos.
  4. set output folder

Step 3. Start to remove DRM from iTunes movies

After all settings done, click the blue “Convert” button at the bottom to begin removing DRM from the iTunes videos.

convert DRM iTunes video

Step 4. Burn DRM-free video to DVD

DVD Creator

DVD Creator is a video DVD burner program that enables you to burn DRM-free iTunes movies to DVD for playback on any standard DVD players or TV. In addition, it can burn almost any other regular video formats to DVD, including AVI, WMV, MPEG, VOB, MTS, etc. Just download the free trial to burn DRM-free iTunes movie to DVD with a few clicks.

  1. Download and launch this DVD burning program, click “DVD Creator” tab to enter the DVD Creator module.
  2. Add the converted DRM-free iTunes videos into the Creator from the output folder you’ve defined.
  3. Choose disc type between DVD-9, DVD-5, and set video aspect ratio as 4:3 or 16:9. And set quality to “Fit to disc” to best fit the video.
  4. edit iTunes video

  5. Then, you can choose the subtitles and sound tracks you like, and customize the video and the disc menu.
  6. edit DVD menu

  7. Click on the green Burn button burn button to call out the burn setting sidebar.
  8. burn iTunes video to DVD settings

  9. To burn iTunes movie to DVD, put a writable disc into your CD-ROM, and then check the third option under “Copy to” to choose the blank disc in your CD-ROM as the target.
  10. Tips:You are allowed to check both Folder and ISO File to create a DVD folder and an ISO file at the same time.

  11. Click the Burn button at the bottom of the sidebar to start burning iTunes video to DVD disc.

The conversion will take you some time. After that, you’ll get the non-DRM videos for burning to a DVD disc. You can use any DVD Movie Maker application you’d like to burn DRM-free iTunes movie to DVD with a few clicks.