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How to Bypass DRM?

What is DRM? Why do we need to bypass DRM from WMA, M4P, WMV, M4V, M4A, etc? DRM (Digital Rights Management) - The anti consumer copy protection that prevents you from using music or movies in a way that suits you. For example, if a DRM WMA or DRM WMV you downloaded from WMP(windows media player) that has windows DRM, you can only play it back on a compatible device, so if every piece of music had windows DRM on it you would need to buy the same track on CD to listen in your CD player or car.

Following are a few methods to bypass DRM.

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Method 1. Burn and Rip to Bypass DRM

Actually, there is a common free method to bypass DRM WMA, M4P with 2 steps:

Step 1: Burn DRM WMA, M4P to CD. (need a CD burner, like DVD Copy)
Step 2: Rip the DRM WMA, M4P from CD to your computer as MP3 format , then the DRM should be removed from the WMA files. ( need a CD ripper, like Daniusoft DVD Ripper)
But it's not very convenient that may wear out your CR-ROM, and It also needs a blank CD, a CD burner and a CD ripper to help you.

Method 2. Re-record to Bypass DRM

One of the most common and simple technology is recording the DRM WMA and DRM WMV then use an ordinary converter to convert the recorded and unprotected files. Because this technology is easy to realized and easy to support more DRM formats besides DRM WMA and DRM WMV it is welcomed by most of the DRM converters. Software such as SoundTaxi and Tunebite use what is re-record DRM music tech to bypass DRM.

But there are some disadvantages for those programs.
1. The conversion speed won't get much improvement due to the long recording process.
2. Much audio and video quality could be lost during the recording process.

Method 3. DRM Removal Software to Bypass DRM

Aimersoft DRM Media Converter is innovative DRM removal software that can remove DRM protection from movies and music bought from iTunes 10, Microsoft Media Center, Napster, Pandora, BBC iPlayer, Amazon video on Demand and other DRM protected media center legally. In addition, this media converter can convert both DRM protected and common music videos to the format you need for your multimedia device.

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Related: Convert DRM WMA to MP3, DRM Identifier for Windows Media Player