Originally Posted by buildbright
Did you have any movies get 4k upgrades that were HDX in Vudu? All mine say 4k until you play them.
Im trying to get fury road and life of pi in 4k itunes but they are UVHD codes. I am told life of pi is foxredeem and will let me use it as a itunes redeem after. I syncd 107 movies from VUDU and not one is 4k itunes when I do the pull down during streaming all HD.
I finally bought the Apple tv 4K (32GB) yesterday. I played all the movies that I was hoping to have in 4K and of course all the HDX titles from Vudu are still in HD on iTunes.
--I am late to the game and learning how all the free iTunes upgrades work. Read about it for a couple of weeks, and finally had to try it all out for myself.. My list of 107
titles (I was hoping to have in 4K) in iTunes, has dwindled done to only 32
(this is from doing the swipe down on the apple remote during playback to see what resolution I am actually getting)
The 32 movies I do have (after doing the swipe down to confirm) are from the UHD movies that I have in Vudu. I actually own 36 movies in UHD on Vudu, but 4 UHD titles do not cross over from Vudu to iTunes - (Arrival
, Ghost in the Shell
, 50 Shades Darker Unrated
, and Silence of the Lambs
). I then looked on that google docs spreadsheet (on the first post of this thread) and looked for movies that say "There is a code that redeems iTunes 4K (4K code for MA redeem, HD/4K code for iTunes redeem)". There are 80 plus titles in this category that are just HD codes for iTunes redeem. So, if you buy those HD codes for a few $$ each, that is a great way to build your 4K library on iTunes. Just make sure you refer to the sheet before redeeming.
To test it out , I did redeem Despicable Me 2 HD code on Itunes (from a blu-ray I bought years ago) and I redeemed War for the PLanet of the Apes HD code on Itunes (from a code I bought off ebay for $5) and those 2 titles are now showing as 4K in my iTunes when I do the swipe down during playback.
So now I am up to 34
4K titles now in iTunes library. I don't know if I really want to spend hours searching for HD itunes codes for ALL the movies I already have(just to get it upgraded), but I will for a few of them (john wick, john wick 2, and maybe a couple of others)
I will definitely do it for the movies I don't have in any of my libraries..
That way for a few bucks I can get a movie i don't even own yet, and have it in 4K in my iTunes library!!