Pavtube ChewTune for Mac

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ChewTune for Mac
Price: $29
  • Convert iTunes M4V videos to common formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, etc.
  • Free of the limitation of Blu-ray/DVD digital copy M4V videos from iTunes.
  • Make iTunes videos be freely played on PS Vita, Nook Tablet, Kindle Fire, Transformer Prime, etc.
  • Transcode purchased iTunes movie to Apple ProRes for editing on FCP X.
Version: 1.0.6
Supported OS: Mac OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7)
Size: 43.7MB
  • Mac ChewTune + iMedia Converter$94$75

    Mac ChewTune + iMedia ConverterThis bundle includes iMedia Converter for Mac to convert Blu-ray movies, DVDs, and non-protected videos.
  • Mac Video Converter + Mac BD/DVD Ripper

    iMedia Converter for MaciMedia Converter for Mac is good at ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVDs and non-protected videos files.


M4V videos from Apple iTunes store are limited to play on 5 Apple devices only, it is impossible to play the M4V files on non-Apple portable devices. So how to freely enjoy iTunes movies and TV shows on any device? Pavtube ChewTune for Mac may be helpful as a perfect Mac iTunes M4V Video Converter.

With the help of ChewTune for Mac, your purchased iTunes movies will not be restricted to iPad, iPhone, iPod and Apple TV anymore. Instead, the program allows you to convert iTunes M4V videos and turn purchased iTunes movies and TV shows into optimal videos for playing on HP TouchPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, BalckBerry PlayBook, Acer Iconia Tabs, ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, Nook Color/Nook Tablet, Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy S phones, Motorola Droids, HTC 4G phones, PS Vita, and whatever media player you prefer. Besides, unprotected audio files are also supported by the program.


1. Pavtube ChewTune for Mac only supports protected movies, TV shows from iTunes, and Blu-ray/DVD digital copy videos that have been transferred to iTunes.

2. Pavtube ChewTune for Mac is NOT compatible with Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.

3. Pavtube ChewTune for Mac is not compatible with Apple iTunes 11. To use the application smoothly, please download and install iTunes 10.5.

Removal of DRM from protected M4V videos
Pavtube ChewTune for Mac is capable of converting iTunes protected videos that has been transferred to iTunes to many other video and audio formats.

Convert iTunes movies and TV shows to AVI, MP4, WMV, M4V, MKV, TS, VOB, MOV, etc
With Pavtube ChewTune for Mac, you can easily convert iTunes protected videos to your wanted file formats to meet your different end uses. The output files include MKV, MP4, WMV, AVI, MPG, TS, ASF, MOV, M4V, MP3, AC3, AIFF, M4A, and more.

ChewTune for Mac

Convert DVD/Blu-ray digital copies into preferable video and audio formats
For those DVD/Blu-ray digital copies that have been transferred to iTunes in M4V format, you can convert them into preferable video and audio formats with ease.

Convert DRM-free iTunes music to MP3, AIFF, AU, AC3, WMV, etc
Pavtube ChewTune for Mac allows you convert unprotected iTunes music files to other audio formats like MP3, AIFF, AU, AC3, WMV, etc.

Come with all kinds of format possibilities to choose from
This Mac iTunes M4V video Converter software comes with format templates for almost all popular multimedia devices, such as iPad, iPod, iPhone, Xoom, Blackberry, 3G phone, Nokia, Sony Tablet S, Motorola Droids, Samsung Google Nexus, Apple TV, PS3, Xbox 360, WD TV Live, Zune, Creative Zen, Archos, etc.

Multi-task operation and batch conversion
You can choose to batch convert the iTunes videos to save more time from waiting for one-by-one conversion.

Split selected video file
Using the Split function, you can split the selected video file into required video clips by specifying the clip quantity, duration time and file size.

Auto-shutdown facility
If you don't want to wait around for the conversion process, you can tick off "Shut down computer after conversion" option to save power.

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leapard, 10.6 Snow Leopard, and 10.7 Lion
  • 1G Hz Intel processor
  • 512M physical RAM
  • 1024*768 resolution display
  • Apple iTunes 10.5
  • iTunes should be set to 32 bit on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
  • Input Files

    Video formats:

    Video- DRM protected iTunes Movies, TV shows, Digital Copies in *.m4v format

    Audio formats:

    *.mp3; *.m4a; *.mp2; *.mpa; *.wma; *.aac; *.ac3; *.ogg; *.aiff; *.ra; *.ram; *.dts; *.m4r; *.mka; *.flac; *.au; *.wav

    Note: Only purchased iTunes videos can be loaded into Pavtube ChewTune for Mac.

    Output Devices Supported

    Apple products: Apple TV, iPad, the New iPad, iPod, iPod nano, iPod classic, iPod touch 4, iPhone 4, iPhone 4 S
    Game consoles and media players: PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, WD TV Media player, Seagate Media Player
    Android tablet PC/smartphones: Samsung Galaxy Tab, Amazon Kindle Fire, Motorola Xoom 2, Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, Nook Tablet, Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy S(Vibrant/Epic 4G/Fascinate/Mesmerize...)
    General MP4 players: PSP, PS Vita, Archos, Creative Zen, iRiver, etc.
    Windows Phone 7 phones: Samsung Focus, HTC Surround, LG Quantum, HTC HD 7.
    Other popular cell phones: Nokia N8/C7/E7, Blackberry, etc.

    Output File Types


    H.264/MPEG-4, DivX, XviD, MKV, MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, FLV, SWF, F4V, MOV, 3GP, 3G2, VOB, TS, DV


    MP3, AAC, FLAC, MKA (MKA(Matroska) Audio), OGG (Ogg Vorbis Audio), WAV(Nokia WAV Audio), AC3 (Dolby Digital AC-3), M4A, MP2, AIFF, AMR, SUN AU Format


    To convert iTunes files, iTunes must be installed. Click to download iTune 10 from Apple official site.

    Q:I have purchased ChewTune for Mac. When I attempt to install it starts and then provides a message:
    Install Failed
    The Installer could not instal some files in "/Applications............Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.
    I am running OS X 10.5.8

    A: Pavtube has been updated to support the coming Mac Mountain Lion system. This new pkg file may have problem to install on Mac OSX 10.5.8. If you have this problem pls download the special installation file for Mac OSX 10.5.8 from below link.
    Further question, you can contact

    Q: Does ChewTune for Mac accept iTunes Plus music videos?

    A: No. iTunes Plus downloads go without DRM protection and thus are not supported by ChewTune. Yet you can use Video Converter for Mac to convert them if necessary.

    Q. What kind of DRM files does Pavtube ChewTune for Mac convert?

    A: ChewTune for Mac supports DRM-protected .m4v videos, including iTunes Movies, TV shows and Digital Copies.

    Q: Is there any limitation to the trial version?

    A: YES. The trial version puts a Pavtube logo on the screen of converted videos, and converts 10 audio files only.

    Q: Which version of iTunes is recommended?

    A: ChewTune works best with iTunes 10.5.1 version.

    Q: Do I need to run iTunes before conversion?

    A: No. It is suggested you close iTunes before running ChewTune for Mac.

    Q: How do I load iTunes movies and TV shows to ChewTune?

    A: Click the “Add” button and follow Music-> iTunes-> iTunes Media-> Movie to load your preferred movie purchase to ChewTune.

    Q: Hi, just processed my first videos using ChewTune for Mac. It's a video I bought from iTunes store - HD TV with output set to 1280 x 720. Output is black screen (no picture) with audio only working.

    A: iTunes will pop up a playing window as conversion starts. Leave iTunes stand by until conversion completed. Pls do not use iTunes Library to play movies on your other apple devices either during the converting process.

    Q: How do I update the software? How much do I pay for update?

    A: Registered user can always download the latest version from his account. Update is FREE of charge.

    Q: Pavtube ChewTune does not convert DRM files on my computer…

    A: Make sure

    you’re converting M4V video on an authorized Mac computer;

    iTunes is correctly configured- set your iTunes not remember playback position and open 32-bit mode;

    your iTunes has been updated to v10.5.

    Q: Your FAQ did not help me out and I need technical support!
    A: Send email to and our technical support staff will help you as soon as possible.
    • 1.0.6

      Jun 11, 2012

      - Added Apply to All option to Crop feature.

      - Fixed some bugs.

    • 1.0.6

      Apr 27, 2012

      - New presets for Apple TV Dolby Digital 5.1 audio pass-through.

    • 1.0.5

      Apr 19, 2012

      - Renamed Audio Replace to Audio Editor, and include more functions.

      - Improved output video quality for Apple TV 3.

      - Added presets for these devices: HTC One X, Dell Streak 5/7/10, LG Optimus Vu, Pantech Element, Eden Tab, ASUS Padfone, Toshiba Excite X10, Archos 80 G9 Tablet, Archos 101 G9, and Nokia Lumia 900.

      - Corrected calculation method to show more accurate estimate output file size.

    • 1.0.4

      Mar 27, 2012

      - Added optimized 1080p MP4 format to support the 3rd generation Apple TV.
      - Added customized preset for Sony PS Vita.
      - Modified user interface language.
      - Made some minor adjustment to the profiles of Archos 101 Internet Tablet, iPad 3 and Avid DNxHD.

    • 1.0.3

      Mar 19, 2012

      - Added format templates to support iPad 3, Asus Transformer Prime, etc.
      - Added Split feature.
      - Added Library settings in Option.
      - Added Customize Profile to Tools menu.
      - Introduced German as an optional user interface language.

    • 1.0.2

      Jan 15, 2012

      - Now be able to convert iTunes movie to .mp4 format with original quality.
      - Fixed the issue that default sound card be changed after installing ChewTune.
      - Some interface optimization for better user experience.

    • 1.0.1

      Dec 22, 2011

      - Modified user interface language.

    • 1.0.0

      Dec 05, 2011

      -New released.

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