Remove the FairPlay DRM from Your iTunes Songs

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Remove the FairPlay DRM from Your iTunes Songs

iMovie HD can be used to trim your audio files.

 

3. Trim, Save, and Import

Navigate to where the saved file is located (we chose the Desktop), and look for a file called iTunes Session 2007xxxx xxxx (2007xxxx is yearmonthdate; the last xxxx is military time). It’s an AIFF audio file. If you want to edit the file (trim excess silence, for example, or cut out some audio), you can bring the file into iMovie HD or some other audio-editing software. If you use iMovie HD and you’re ready to save the file, go to File > Export, and under Compress Movie For, select Expert Settings and then click Share. In the Export pull-down menu, select Sound To AIFF. Click Save. You can now import the song into iTunes (Audio Hijack also has options for automatically importing the recordings into iTunes).

 

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Great for this article. Moreover, here is a way to remove drm protected from iTunes movies and TV Shows. It can help you convert iTunes M4V videos to MP4, WMV, FLV, etc then you can enjoy iTunes moves at anywhere and anytime.

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The simpliest way I know of to convert these DRM songs is to first burn them to audio CD via iTunes. Then add them from the new CD to Roxio Toast's Export feature at the bottom of the "Audio" disc options (instead of burning them to disc-- again).

You get AIFF files which can then converted to whatever audio format you want via iTunes or another audio converter.

Works great!

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MacMongrel

I have to say I did appreciate the article because DRM is a pain in the neck.

There are two different, yet very similar ways to do it that seemed to work better for me.worked for me as well.

The first is similar to using Mac World's suggested program "Audio Hijack", I used WireTap Pro this application also records whatever is playing on your mac so don't turn up the volume while you are recording or you will get those little beeps in your final product.

The second option I used, which you might compare to MacWorld's suggestion of using iMovie HD - Is to drag your music from iTunes into Garage Bands user window. This will import the song into garage band and then you can export it from garage band back into iTunes. The difference really is that you dont have to add a movie or picture over it because it is primarily a music app.

These are simply other ways of doing the same old thing.

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