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The M4V files cannot be played on many devices. If you want to transfer and use these M4V videos well, you can convert them to the other formats with the professional M4V converters. In the article, we introduce some powerful M4V converters to you.

Part 1: What is M4V?

M4V is a special MP4 file format. Both of them are the digital multimedia container formats based on the MPEG-4 standard. M4V is developed by Apple, usually used to download videos from iTunes. Although M4A is similar with MP4, Apple’s FairPlay DRM (Digital Rights Management) can be used in the M4V videos to protect the copyright and prevent anyone from trying to edit them on the non-Apple devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod excluded). Beyond this point, M4A is not different from MP4.
To open the DRM-protected M4V files, you should install iTunes in the computer and watch the videos associated with the Apple ID that you are signed with.
If the M4V file is not under DRM protection, you just double-click at the file to open. Due to the similarity between M4V and MP4, Windows users can open M4V videos with Windows Media Player and Mac users can use QuickTime.
In the followings, we will introduce two powerful M4V converters. They can convert between M4V and the other formats. Let’s learn about them!
how to use m4v converters

Part 2: Collection of Powerful M4V Converters

1. Use Renee Video Editor

① What is Renee Video Editor?
Renee Video Editor is the multifunctional video editing software with which you can convert video formats, such as WMV, AVI, MP4, M4A, MOV, MKV and the other video formats, but also save the format with different device specifications. What’s more, you can merge and cut videos, crop video screen, add subtitles/ watermark/filters/background music and play multiple videos at the same screen.
This software is very easy to use. Beginners and the professional video producers can easily use this software.
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Separate videos with different parametersUsers can separate videos into equal clips by time, size and self-set parameter.

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Multiple Edit ToolsMerge, crop, rotate, cut and transform video easily. Change and add background music, subtitles and watermark to video.

Format ConversionSupport to convert videos and audios into different formats.

Separate videosSeparate videos into equal clips by time, size and self-set parameter.

Cut Videos & AudiosCut videos and audios clips by setting start and end time.

Format ConversionConvert videos and audios into different formats.

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② How to convert M4V with Renee Video Editor?
It is very easy to convert formats with Renee Video Editor. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Download and install Renee Video Editor. Open the software and select [Advanced Cutter]. Also, get into the other models to edit the video.

open advanced cutter in renee video editor
Functions of Renee Video Editor:
Crop: Crop video to the desired area
Joiner: Combine multiple videos/audios into one
Rotate: Rotate video in 90/180/270 degree and flip videos horizontally or vertically
Add music: Adjust volume, select the sound track and remove the original sounds
Split: Split large video/audio file into clips
Watermark: Add text, image, video or GIF watermark into video, or create overlay video
Video split screen: Divide the screen to play one or more videos at the same time
Video Enhancement: Improve video quality
Video Compression: Compress video size without reducing its quality
GIF Maker: Create the animated GIFs
Subtitle/Add Text: Add external subtitles and text into videos
Filter/Adjust speed: Adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, filters and speed
Advanced Cutter: Cut videos, crop screen, add watermark/subtitles/filters/background music
Easy Cutter: Quickly cut videos
Batch Cutter: Cut multiple videos/audios in bulk
Step 2: Click on [Add File] to select the M4V video.
add files in advanced cutter in renee video editor
Step 3: After that, use the functions at the top menu to improve the video. Then, select one of the formats in [Output Format] and finally click on [Start] to convert M4V to the other formats.
converter m4v to mp4 with renee advanced cutter
TipsIf you want to convert the other formats to M4V, you can follow the above steps to select M4V as the output format and finally click on [Start] to convert the format to M4V.
how to convert mp4 to m4v with renee converter

2. Use Convertio Online

Convertio is the online format converter that converts between M4V and the other formats. Besides, it supports to convert many video/audio/image formats.
It is very convenient to use this M4V converter. Get access to the website (link: Click on [Choose File] to upload the M4V video. Then, select one of the output formats. Finally, click on [Convert] to begin running the online M4V converter.

get into convertio to convert formats
It is noted that the online converter is not safe enough. When the network is not stable, the conversion may fail. Besides, the uploaded file is always limited to a certain size and the data leak may occur when the files are uploaded to the online server. Therefore, compared with 2 M4V converters, we recommend Renee Video Editor.