How to Convert Apple Music AAC/M4P Songs to Unprotected MP3

Apple Music MP3 Last Updated : Jan. 12, 2018

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Apple Music has rapidly developed as one of the most popular music-streaming services and the biggest rival of Spotify. Available for multiple platforms (iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, Windows and Android) and in 100+ countries worldwide, it has attracted millions of subscribers since its initial release on June 30, 2015. Users are highly appreciated for the vast and constantly updated library with great songs, Beats 1 radio as well as additional original TV shows/movies, but DRM protection on streams, downloads, and even original music transferred from computer to iCloud Music Library makes some users quite annoyed. Following requirements appear as well:

- I have downloaded some songs from Apple Music in M4P Format. How Would I convert this to MP3 format, please?
- iTunes Match converted matched songs to Apple Music AAC Audio files that cannot be used by anything other than iTunes. Is there a way I can return these to unprotected versions but still have iTunes access through all devices?

In this article, we will focus on how to convert DRMed Apple Music AAC/M4P songs to unprotected MP3 for free playback on any device.

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It is a necessity to make use of a competent tool to unlock Apple Music songs and convert to unprotected MP3 format. WinX MediaTrans, this new-rising file manager software, aims to handle all media files on iOS devices, including music, videos, photos, e-books and more. In the latest version, it packs the feature to remove Apple's FairPlay DRM technology from files purchased from iTunes and Apple Music. All locked iTunes/Apple Music songs can be easily decrypted to MP3 format which can be opened on more players and devices, not limited to iTunes. In addition, it can help you make ringtone for iPhone from unlocked Apple Music MP3 songs.

WinX Mediatrans guarantees a high quality of resulting files. Open the MP3 files converted from Apple Music and you can get nearly lossless audio compared to original. It will never cause data loss or bring harm to your device or computer.

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How to Convert Apple Music AAC/M4P to MP3 with DRM-free via WinX MediaTrans

This guides focuses on showing how to convert iPhone Apple Music songs to MP3 on Windows 10. If you're a Mac user, please download Mac version and the steps are similar to this Windows user guide.

Before Steps:
Free download WinX MediaTrans on your Windows PC (compatible with Windows 10 and lower versions). After the .exe file is saved, double click this file to install WinX MediaTrans.

Step 1. Launch WinX MediaTrans and plug in your iPhone into computer.
• If the connection succeeds, your iPhone name and storage info will be presented on the top left corner of interface.
• If "Not connected" string is still here, you get a failed connection. Please check "Fix iPhone Not Connecting to Computer" for a solution.

Step 2. Click the gear button on the top right corner of the interface and select Settings. The settings window appears. Click Options tab and set "Auto convert music format to MP3". Click OK.

Auto Convert Music Format to MP3

Step 3. Close the setting window and back to main interface. All function buttons are displayed. Both Music Manager and Remove DRM can lead us to convert Apple Music to MP3. Here, we show how to do via Music Manager.

Step 4. After clicking Music Manager button, you can access to a page where all songs on your iPhone are listed. Select the song(s) you purchased from Apple Music and click Export button. A window will pop up asking you to decode encrypted audio file(s). Click Decode button.

Now, iTunes appears and you should input Apple ID and password which are used to purchase Apple Music. Keep iTunes open until the AAC or M4P song(s) is/are decoded to MP3 with DRM-free.

Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate removing DRM from Apple Music files for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to copyright laws in your countries before doing so.

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Related External Source from Wiki:
Apple Music – A music-streaming service, developed by Apple Inc. Users select music to stream to their device on-demand, or they can listen to existing, curated playlists. The service also includes the Internet radio station Beats 1 and the blog platform Connect, that allows artists to share their posts, photos, videos, and tracks with subscribers...

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