iTunes and Amazon are so thoughtful that they provide you a nice platform for purchasing the latest popular movies and enjoy them on your iPod, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire or other Android tablets supporting Amazon Instant videos. But it's really big problem that you cannot enjoy the nice videos and movies on other Android devices like Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and more. Fortunately, now it's no big deal with Foxreal TuneSmasher/ Foxreal TuneSmasher for Mac, because the iTunes/ Amazon Ripper can perfectly convert the purchased videos and movies from iTunes or Amazon to Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus.
Before all, let's see some notes:
i. The computer you are using to convert the videos should be authorized and have iTunes installed in advance.
ii. For ripping/ converting Amazon Instant WMV videos, please make sure that the computer OS is Windows 7. Mac and other OS cannot rip Amazon Instant videos.
iii. Only purchased M4V videos from iTunes, purchased WMV Amazon Instant videos, Digital copy iTunes M4V, and Digital Copy WMV files are supported.
iv. Please don't launch iTunes by yourself while using TuneSmasher, the program will launch it automatically if necessary.
v. For Amazon Instant videos, please make sure that you have already download them onto your computer with Unbox player logging into your Amazon Account.
vi. While converting or capturing, please don't lock the OS, shut down Screen, or Stand-by the computer, or the conversion will fail.
Here are the easy steps:
2. Convert/transfer iTunes or Digital Copy iTunes M4V files to Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus.
i. No matter you are using Mac, or Windows computer, you can convert purchased iTunes M4V files with no problem. Please just follow the steps in the following picture to convert iTunes files. And then click Open button to find converted files and transfer the converted iTunes files to your Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus.
ii. As long as you have installed the Profile Patch for Windows TuneSmasher, you can find the Samsung Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy Nexus video format under Android and Samsung category.
iii. For Mac users, you can select H.264 Video (*.mp4) under Common Video category, and click Settings button to set the parameters as shown in following picture.
iv. For full screen playback on Samsung Galaxy Note, you can use 1280*800 in Size (pix) box. For HD quality playback on Samsung Galaxy Note, you can choose or type in 1920*1080 (1080p) in Size (pix) box, and change the video bitrate into 2000 or higher. But please note, the higher video bitrate, the lower conversion speed, and the larger output file size.
For full screen playback on Samsung Galaxy Nexus, you can use 1280*720 in Size (pix) box, and set the bitrate to 1000kbps.
3. Convert/ transfer Amazon Instant WMV videos or Digital Copy Windows Media Player WMV videos to to Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus.
i. The computer you are using to convert /record/ capture Amazon Instant WMV videos or Digital copy Windows Media Player WMV videos should be Windows 7. And the Amazon Instant WMV video and Digital Copy WMV video should be already downloaded onto your computer.
ii. The program should be set into Screen Capture Mode as is shown in the following picture. You can click the Gear-shaped button on program main interface and click DRM tab in the pop-up window.
iii. And then you can do same operations to convert Amazon Instant videos to Samsung Galaxy Note and Nexus. While converting, there will be a playing window shown on your screen, please don't do any option that will cover or close that window, or the conversion will fail.
iv. After the conversion/ capturing, you can transfer the converted Amazon Instant videos or Digital Copy videos to Samsung Galaxy Note and Nexus and enjoy them on the go.
4. Here are some more tips that may help you better enjoying video playback on Samsung Galaxy Note and Nexus.
You may be interested in more tips regarding a similar Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S II.