What is DRM?

DRM stands for digital rights management, which is a method of copy protection that controls usage of media files. DRM technologies secure the intellectual property ownerships/ and the confidentiality rights of digital content creators and owners from the time the digital information or content goes from creator to distributor to the consumers.

DRM technologies can control file access (number of views, length of views), altering, sharing, copying, printing, and saving. These technologies may be contained within the operating system, program software, or in the actual hardware of a device. In today's fast paced world, With piracy and unauthorized access harming the growth of business, DRM technology is slowly becoming a permanent part of the corporate and Internet security infrastructures.

Some audio files type, as WMA and M4A have integrated DRM support, others like MP3, FLAC and Ogg Vorbis do not offer any built support to this technology. Our audio converter could not be used to convert DRM-protected audio files.

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