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How to remove DRM from Zune Marketplace

This guide will show you how to remove DRM protection from Microsoft Zune Marketplace with Zune DRM removal software.

Remove Zune DRM

 

Zune is a portable media device which presented by Microsoft. Zune Marketplace provides songs, Shows, videos, pod casts and music videos just like iTunes. Zune Pass is a monthly subscription service which lets people to get any media file before Subscription expiration.

 

Zune supports file formats are: WMV , MPEG-4 and H.264 (for video or TV shows); MP3, AAC (.m4a),WMA Pro (2-channel), WMA Standard, WMA lossless (for music). But, most of the media files that download from Zune Marketplace are DRM protected. If you would like enjoy these songs and video along with other media players such as iPod, you will get error info while you play DRM protected files on other players. So, you need to get rid of DRM protection from DRM protected contents.

 

Is it legal to remove DRM?

It's kind of gray area. It is illegal to crack DRM code inside music and videos. But it is ok to record music and videos that you bought and then convert it to other DRM free format. Furthermore, there are several legal points for needing to convert those protected files like enjoy my own songs on my iPod, and most users believe they really should be able to do this. This guide gives a smart method to convert DRM protected music/videos to plain MP3/MP4 files.

How to remove DRM from Zune

 

How to convert DRM file

To get rid of DRM from Zune, you'll need a DRM Removal program, which will help you remove DRM from Zune pass or Zune Marketplace with just three simple steps.

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DRM Converter

 

Step 1: Import DRM files

Install and open it. To import DRM protected files. You may either press "Add" button to load the files you want to convert, or simply drag and drop the files into the software.
Tips: This program works with batch conversion, so its possible to import a number of files at one time.

 

Step 2: Output format and settings

Select a output file format that you need, We recommend .mp3 for audio conversion and .mp4 for video conversion. If its video conversion you can set its video resolution, frame rate and other parameters on "Settings" option.

 

Step 3: Start to remove DRM protection

press "Start" button, and the DRM converting will begin to DRM conversion.

 

Now, this Zune DRM Removal has removed DRM protection from Zune. Those converted music and movies now are DRM FREE, you could enjoy it any media players freely.

 

Read more guides about DRM removal:

How to remove DRM from Rhapsody music

How to remove iMesh DRM protection

How to remove DRM from iTunes music

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