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How to Play iTunes Rented Movie?

iTunes Movie Rentals allow you to rent your favorite movies from iTunes and play these movies on your Mac or Windows computer, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or iPod that can play video. The main restriction for Apple's iTunes movie rental service is the 24-hour time limit. The film will disappear if you do not watch it during the given amount of time. If one of the devices you wish to transfer to is not registered to your iTunes account, then you can't transfer the movie successfully. Finally, HD movies can only be viewed on the latest Apple devices with high definition video support such as the iPad or iPhone 4.

Part 1: How to rent movies from the iTunes Store on your computer?

Step 1. Run iTunes on your computer, click iTunes Store.

Step 2. In the iTunes Store, find a movie you would like to rent.

Step 3: Click Rent. Your movie will begin to download immediately. Once the movie is downloaded, you can watch it on your computer or transfer the rental to a supported iPod, iPhone, or Apple TV.

The iTunes Store movie rental has some usage rules, you have 30 days to view the movie after you finish downloading the movie. You can start watching the movie while it is still downloading. If you've started to watch the movie, you have 24 hours to finish watching the movie. You can watch the movie as many times as you want within 24 hours. You can transfer the movie between devices as many times as you want during the rental period, but the movie can only be played on one device at a time. If you rent the movie on your Apple TV, it can't be transferred to any other device.

Part 2: How to Play iTunes rented movie in your iPhone, iPad, video playable iPod?

Step 1. Connect the device and select it in iTunes.

Step 2. Click the Movies tab (for iPod), or the Videos tab (iPhone, iPad or Apple TV)

Step 3. Select the movie, and then click Move.

Step 4. After all movies have been moved, click "Apply" in the lower right corner of iTunes. Make sure that you have connected to the Internet to transfer a rented movie.

Tips: If you want to play you rented video on other devices, you can convert the rented video to the format that compatible with your device. The Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the best choice for you. It can easily convert video to almost any format you want. It's very powerful video converting software. It's an all-in-one solution to convert videos. You can use it to convert iTune rented movies with high converting speed.

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