Windows Media DRM Removal

What's Windows Media DRM?

Windows Media DRMWindows Media DRM is a kind of Digtial Right Management technology introduced by Microsoft. This DRM facility is used to protect the copy right of digital content in Windows Media Center. Except the content from Windows Media Center, BBC iPlayer videos and Amazon Instant video are also DRM protected by Windows Media DRM technology.

Janus portable devices

WMDRM-PD (Windows Media DRM for Portable Devices) is one of the most important components included in Windows Media DRM. This component used to limit users play the Windows Media DRM protected content on Janes portable devices offline only. Most of us would not know what's Janus device. Here we list some devices that use Janus.

  • * Audiovox SMT 5600 Smartphone
  • * Toshiba Gigabeat S
  • * Creative Zen portable players
  • * Dell DJ
  • * iRiver portable devices
  • * Samsung YH-925/YH-999/ YP-T7Z/ YP-U2JXB/W
  • * Archos players
  • * All Windows Mobile devices running Windows Media Player 10

When you buy the videos or other media files from Windows Media Center, you can only watch these content on Janus devices. What can we do if we want to play the Windows Media DRM protected media on iPhone/iPad/iPod?

DRM Removal Tools for stripping files of Windows Media DRM

Aimersoft DRM Media Converter

Aimersoft DRM Media Converter is an all-purpose DRM removal shareware which can easily crack Windows Media DRM. It was released in 2007 by Wondershare Technology company. This Windows Media DRM removal tool can strip files of Windows Media DRM and enable them playable on non-Janus devices.

The output choice in Aimersoft DRM Media Converter is plentiful. It includes all common video and audio formats and various portable devices like Apple devices, Samsung, HTC, Nokia, Blackberry, LG and so on.

Aimersoft DRM Media Converter removes the DRM protection with unique video recording technology. Besides Windows Media DRM, Aimersoft can also deal with Fairplay DRM or other DRM protected files like Audible Audiobook etc.

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Fairuse4WM is a freeware to remove Windows Media DRM protection from WMV, WMA, ASF files. But this Windows Media DRM removal can't crack DRM license, which means you have to purchase the license and can play the source protected files well before using this freeware. With FairUse4WM, you can easily crack the DRM header of the media file, and get a 100% preserved DRM free file.

Basic requirements for running FairUse4WM:

  • * Windows Media Player 9, 10, 11 installed
  • * Only works on individualized DRM file
  • * Does not work with Win98 or similar
  • * Works with both individualized content and some DRM files

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* How to Remove Apple's Fairplay DRM Protection


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