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How to Convert Apple Music to MP3 for Non Apple Devices

Purchased a great number of music tracks or album from Apple Muisc? Willing to listen to them on your mp3 player, Apple devices without authoration, Windows, Android, or any non-Apple devics? Just follow this article to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3 losslessly.

By Rico Rodriguez to Apple Music, Audio Conversion|Last updated on Mar 15, 2023

Most recently, Apple stated that Apple Music has "well past" 20 million paying subscribers worldwide. From the Verto's data, Apple music saw over 40 million unique users in the U.S. alone, presumably the majority of whom were free trial customers. It wins many bells and whistles indeed, but suffering from some complaints as well. One of the most complained issue is that Apple Music cannot be played on non-Apple devices or Apple devices without authoration. That is to say, users are unable to enjoy their favorite songs on other popular media devices including MP3 player, iPod shuffle/nano, Chromecast, Android mobiles etc.

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Convert Apple Music to MP3

For that, converting Apple Music to MP3 comes to be a good idea, but the DRM protection of purchased Apple Music songs and album stops many of you to do so. Then, how to convert Apple music to MP3 smoothly without any error. This article will guide you with easy steps.

Convert Apple Music to MP3 & Sync Them to Computer with DRM Removal

There are hundreds of video audio converters for Mac and Windows on the market, asserting that they are competent to remove DRM from Apple Music. But actually about 99% of them fail to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3. That's because Apple Music tracks are encrypted with Apple's Fairplay DRM, which is hard to remove. However, MacX MediaTrans is the 1% program that can help you convert encrypted M4P to MP3 with lossless quality as well as sync iPhone Apple Music to computer as a rare iTunes alternative. Actually it does more than Apple Music DRM removal. Key features of the Apple Music to MP3 converter:

1. Remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes, and convert M4P to MP3, M4B to MP3, M4V to MP4 etc.;

2. Transfer converted Apple Music tracks, or DRM-ed iTunes songs between iPhone/iPad/iPod and Mac computers;

3. Serve as an audiobook DRM remover to bypass iTunes audiobook DRM encryptions, convert protected M4P, M4B to MP3, AAC;

4. Preserve high fidelity sound quality after conversion. No quality loss;

5. Blazing fast speed to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3 and sync between iOS and macOS at a stroke.

How to Remove DRM from Apple Music and Convert M4P to MP3?

Prior to converting DRM protected M4P to MP3, you need to free download Apple Music converter on Mac or grab the Windows version on Windows PCs first. And then run it on your computer to get ready for Apple Music DRM removal and to-MP3 conversion.

Step 1: Connect your Apple Music subscribed iPhone to Mac with a USB cable. Lest any unexpected data loss during Apple Music to MP3 conversion, you'd better follow the on-screen prompts to set up iTunes to prevent automatically syncing.

Convert Apple Music M4P to MP3

Step 2: Locate on Music module and click on it to access music manager, where you can see all your iPhone music list, including the your offline Apple Music format tracks. Select the Apple Music DRM protected M4P music by ticking the white box or just choosing "Select All".

Step 3: Press "Export" button. A window pops up to ask you decode the encrypted files or not. Click "Decode" button, the Apple Music DRM-ed M4P tracks will be automatically converted to MP3 format without DRM protection and synced from iPhone to computer. (While if you click "OK" button, you Apple Music will be transferred to Mac intactly in DRM protected M4P format.) After the blink of an eye, you can get the unprotected MP3 audio files and play them anytime and anywhere.

1. Besides Apple Music, this DRM removal tool is also capable of removing iTunes DRM on Mac, be it iTunes M4V movies, M4P music tracks, M4P/M4B audiobooks, or any other FairPlay DRM protected media files from iTunes and Apple Music.
2. The Apple Music to MP3 converter can be also treated as a music manager, featuring to delete music from iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7, decrypt DRM protected music, create music playlist, add music to iPhone iPad, make iPhone ringtones etc.
3. Better yet, MacX MediaTrans is also an iOS file manager, not only allowing to transfer DRM protected music between iPhone iPad and Mac computer, but also kinds of media files, namely photo, video, movie, iBook, podcast, voice memo, ringtone etc.

More You May Want to Know About Apple Music

Apple Music is a music streaming service by Apple. Users select music to stream to their device on demand. The service includes the curated Internet radio station Beats 1 and the blog platform Connect for artists to share media with fans. The app provides music recommendations based on user taste and is integrated with Siri/Homepod voice commands.

It is compatible with iOS devices running version 8.4 or later, iTunes version 12.2 or later (OS X Mavericks or later; Windows 7 or later), and the Apple Watch. And if you pay a flat fee to unlock access to the entire catalogue, you can enjoy your music tracks on devices with Apple Music subscription since it's all about streaming with FairPlay DRM protected.

Apple Music DRM tracks

Cost: The Apple Music service comes with a free 3-month trial and subscriptions start at $9.99-a-month or $14.99 for up to six family members.

Devices it works on: You can access Apple Music via the following devices: iOS devices, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac, PC, Android and Sonos.

Subscription: With a paid subscription of the best music streaming service, users will be able to like, comment, play, save Connect content, listen unlimitedly to the entire Apple Music catalogue, access your purchased and ripped library, stream songs uploaded to iCloud and curated recommendations, and download albums and playlists for offline listening and take it on the road, while free users will only be able to listen to Apple Music radio stations with limited skipping.

Privacy: Apple Music is committed to protecting the privacy of both members and nonmembers. See Apple's Privacy Policy for full details.

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