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Play DRM Protected Files in Media Programs

  1. #1

    Posts : 9
    [UEFI] Windows 8.1 Pro

    Play DRM Protected Files in Media Programs

    I have been trying different media center programs to see if they will play my protected DRM files downloaded from amazon instant video. I have not had any success so far except when playing the files in Windows Media Player.

    I did a little research on google and found a couple of sources:

    I'm not sure if these links are related to the problem. Anyone have any thoughts on my issue?

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  2. #2

    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,374
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Hi there

    Normally "De-Drm'ing" might be against the Forum rules but as you want to WATCH your OWN Video and not pirate it here goes

    Aimersoft DRM Media Converter: DRM Removal to Remove DRM | OFFICIAL

    I HATE all this DRM stuff which a) stops you backing up stuff and b) stops you using it on any of your devices - I travel a lot so I like having some video on a phone / iPad/tablet.

    Program above is not free but there is a trial period so you can see if it does what you want.

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  3. #3

    Posts : 9
    [UEFI] Windows 8.1 Pro

    Thanks for the reply.

    I took a look at the program. It says that it retains 100% of the quality. Is this only in the full version or the trial?
    I evaluated the trial and I could clearly see that the output was not 100% quality.
    Does anyone have the full version and know if this only applies to the full version?
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