Bought a protected AAC format using iTunes 7 can be converted directly to AIFF for use in iMovie. The majority of service users are unable to use iTunes files ACC due to the presence of DRM and the source of problems interoperabilities
iTunes allows you to copy MP3's and playlists from your hard drive to his iPod, but not the other way around. This can however be carried out by many other programs, including for example:
* For MacOS: Floola, Songbird, YamiPod, iPodRip, Senuti
* For Linux: Amarok, Banshee, Floola, gtkpod, Rhythmbox, Songbird, YamiPod
* For Windows: CopyTrans, Floola, MediaMonkey, SharePod, Winamp (ml_iPod with the extension), Songbird, YamiPod
That same year Jon Lech Johansen through several lawyers to avoid problems with U.S. law claims to have broken the Apple FairPlay protection. Apple has never made an announcement or wanted to talk about this subject.
April 2, 2007, Apple announced that the entire digital music catalog of EMI Music is available for purchase without FairPlay DRM on iTunes Store all sites.