Audio/video capturing software tailored to removing DRM
Program like WM Capture and Replay Music are able to re-record any media file into an unprotected format. If you're worried about doing something illegal, or are unsure of viruses from free programs, these are a good choice.
WM Capture 2.0Editor's choice! (Shareware/Windows)
This real time on-screen video recorder is designed to make high quality videos from any video playing on your screen. You can use it to record video in ANY format, even DVD's playing on your PC. Output is WMV or MPEG-2. The video quality is outstanding. Simply the easiest way to capture any protected video.
Replay MusicEditor's choice! (Shareware/Windows)
Turn streaming music into MP3s. This amazing audio recorder will split songs into individual tracks, and then uses "fingerprinting" technology to identify the song and add artist, song and album tags to each MP3 file. It works like magic. Record from Napster, Rhapsody, Yahoo Music Unlimited, iTunes Store,Yahoo LaunchCast, Music Match Radio, Radio@Netscape, AOL Radio, AccuRadio, Pandora. Record from LP's and cassette tapes.
SoundTaxiEditor's choice! (Shareware/Windows)
Convert DRM protected music and movie files from Windows Media Player, iTunes, Napster, Yahoo Music, Rhapsody, AOL Music, Sony Connect, MusicMatch, MTV / urge, MusicNow, BuyMusic, Wal-Mart, AOL,...
Daniusoft Digital Media Converter (Shareware/Windows)
Convert copy-protected WMA, WMV, M4A, M4V to popular audio/video formats and iPod, PSP, Zune, Creative Zen, Archos
Remove copy-protection from Windows Media Player audio/video files and Apple iTunes v6+ music files: Convert DRM protected WMV, M4P, M4V video to WMV, MP4, MPEG-4, 3GP. Convert DRM copy-protected WMA, AAC, M4B, AA audio to MP3, OGG, WMA, WMA pro, WAV preserving ID3 tags.
Convert DRM-protected (copy-protected) .WMA, .WMV, .M4P, .AAC, .MP4, .M4V files from Windows Media Player to audio files.
Convert DRM-protected (copy-protected) .WMA, .WMV, .M4P, .AAC, .MP4, .M4V files from Windows Media Player and iTunes to audio files.
Convert DRM protected .WMA, .M4P, .M4A, .M4B music files to plain .MP3, .WAV, .WMA formats. Removes copy-protection from music that can be burned using internal burning features of iTunes, Media Player, Real Player, Napster.
Protected Music Converter (Shareware/Windows)
Convert DRM protected audio files from Windows Media Player and QuickTime player.
Convert any music from Windows Media Player to MP3.
AppleMacSoft DRM Converter (and its clone DRM Dumpster) (Shareware/Mac OS X)
Convert DRM protected M4P music from iTunes to unprotected MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV audio files ready for use on any player.
FairGame (Freeeware/Mac OS X)
Free Mac OS X software for converting iTunes music to unprotected format
Lossless DRM removal software for Windows Media files
These programs strip out the DRM information from Windows Media files. May not be legal in your country, so use at your own risk.
Freeware lossless DRM remover for Windows Media .WMV and .WMA files
FairUse4WMEditor's choice! (Freeware/Windows)
Freeware lossless DRM removal Windows software. Strip copy-protection from .WMV, .ASF, .WMA (Windows Media Player 9, 10, 11)
Automate unDRM v2.0 (Freeware/Windows)
Free DRM removal from .WMV, .ASF, .WMA (Windows Media audio/video files). Included in the download pack: drmdbg, drm2wmv, DecryptIt. Windows Media Player 9 or 10.00.00.3646 required.
Lossless DRM removal software for iTunes
Requiem (Freeware/Mac OS, Windows)
Free software for Mac OS and Windows that can remove copy-protection from iTunes files
Free Windows software for removing copy-protection from iTunes files