This is a full guide about how to remove DRM from WMV, WMA files. Hope it can give you some help when you come across similar problems.
Part 1: What is protected WMV, WMA file?
WMV stands for "Windows Media Video", which is developed by Microsoft. WMV files are usually ASF files with a WMV extension. It can store video content in a compressed format. The WMA format, short for "Windows Media Audio", was also developed by Microsoft. It is a good format that offers the same quality as MP3 at half the bit rate using an audio data compression technology.
Though originally used for windows operating system, the WMV and WMA format have become very common in music download services. However, in this area, they always include DRM protection, that prevents illegally duplication. Unfortunately, Songs bought from different companies will have different DRM protection that can restrict you from playing songs on incompatible players. Also, DRM restrict the usage of computers, so you just can't share you DRM-laden music with your friends. There comes the headache!
Part 2: How to remove DRM from WMV, WMA?
So, you could try some methods or programs that remove DRM from WMV or WMA files. This article presents you a easy way: using WMV DRM removal software, such as Wondershare Media Converter to convert your protected WMV files to DRM-free ones. This software is especially useful for alleviating compatibility issues.
Now here are the steps to achieve this:
1.Download Wondershare Media Converter, install and run it. Then, add DRM WMV or WMA files to it. You can either click 'ADD' button to insert the files you want to convert，or easily drag & drop the files into 'Getting started' table. This software supports batch conversion, so you can add several files at a time.
Now you should be able to see a list of WMV and WMA files that you'd like to convert.
2.Choose the format you'd like to get. Click the setting button, There are a list of output formats ready for your choose. And if you don't know the formats, there is also guide info to show you the match hardware with the formats.
You also can change the output file location, or the output files will be located as default.
3.Last thing, click the start button, and the converting process is beginning. After converting, the files are DRM-ripped. You can view your converted files by press the browse button, or you can choose to turn off computer after conversion.
Thanks for viewing this guide of remove DRM from WMV WMA. Now, let's enjoy our clear music & videos freely and have a wonderful life.
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