How to Remove Apple Music DRM & Convert Apple Music to MP3/AAC

By Rico Rodriguez to Apple Resources, Hot Music | Last Updated on Dec 18, 2023
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I would like to play Apple Music tracks on my Samsung Galaxy S7 yet they are limited by the DRM protection. How can I remove DRM from Apple Music? I've tried some of the online programs which claim that they can convert M4P to DRM-free MP3, but none of them work. Please help!

Apple Music subscribers can save any songs from the world's largest music catalog directly on to Apple Music available devices. However, the tracks and playlists you downloaded from the Apple Music will be DRM-protected, which means you can only play them on authorized iTunes, rather than iPod Shuffle/Nano, Android gadgets, or any other MP3 players. Does this mean you're nail-biting to play Apple Music on non-Apple devices, and without iTunes? Definitely not. It's a matter of DRM. Once you remove DRM from Apple Music, you are able to keep the songs forever and play it on whatever devices.

Remove Apple Music DRM with the Best DRM Removal Tool

To crack the Apple Music DRM lock, an optimal DRM removal tool is indispensable. While throughout most of the DRM media converter on the market, nothing much softwares that are capable of bypassing Apple Music DRM protections, except for MacX MediaTrans. It works like a charm to remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes, auto convert Apple Music M4P to MP3, AAC for free playback on Android, Google, Windows mobiles, VLC players or other non-Apple devices. And if you don't want to decrypt the Apple Music tracks or albums, you can use this M4P DRM converter as a music transfer App to transfer purchases from iPhone to Mac and vice versa with original quality reserved.

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[Guide] Crack Apple Music DRM and Convert M4P to MP3/AAC in 3 Steps!

Free download the Apple Music removal tool always comes the initial step for removing DRM from Apple Music. If you plan to unblock Apple Music DRM on Windows PCs, you can grab the Windows version as well. Then here we go to bypass Apple's FairPlay DRM on Apple Music tracks and convert DRM-protected M4P songs to MP3 or AAC.

Disclaimer: The tutorial is intended to get rid of the barrier of Apple Music being available only on Apple devices and iTunes. We do not encourage piracy. The method has been demonstrated for the sole purpose of usage on personal devices only. We expect you to understand the legality of this issue. Please don't distribute the DRM-free Apple Music to others.

Convert Apple Music M4P to MP3

Step 1: Connect iDevices to Mac Computers
Plug in your iPhone iPad with Mac computer via a USB cable. To prevent any unexpected data loss during the Apple Music DRM removal, turn off iTunes' auto sync: iTunes > Edit > Preferences > Devices and select "Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically".

Step 2: Select the DRM-protected Apple Music Tracks
Click "Music" icon to enter the music management interface, where all your song lists will be presented. Then tick the white box or check the box of "Select All" to choose your target Apple Music protected songs for DRM removal and M4P to MP3/AAC conversion.

Step 3: Remove DRM from Apple Music Now
Hit "Export" button, and there will pop up a window prompting you for DRM removal. Just press the "Decode" button, your DRM protections will be removed in no time. Praiseworthily, the program will convert Apple Music to MP3 or AAC automatically, and then transfer music from iPhone to Mac or vice versa during the DRM removing process.

As a DRM converter and removal software on Mac, MacX MediaTrans not only cracks DRM of Apple Music, but also removes DRM from iTunes, namely converting iTunes DRM protected M4V movies to MP4, M4P music tracks or M4B audiobooks to MP3. Moreover, it also integrates data transfer between iDevices and Mac, easily transferring iTunes/Apple Music purchases, camera roll photos, videos, ringtone, voice memo, podcast and more from iPhone (8/7/6S/SE/6), iPad (Pro/mini 4/Air 2) to Mac and free up more space on iOS 17 iOS 17.3.x devices.

FAQ about Apple Music DRM

Q1. Can I listen Apple Music Offline?

Yup! Offline listening to both songs and playlists is one of the perks of Apple Music. It's also why any songs from the streaming catalog are DRM-locked.

Q2. I heard Apple Music's streaming tracks are DRM-locked?

Yes. Any songs from Apple Music catalog has DRM (digital rights management) applied to it, meaning that any song downloaded from the music streaming service for offline use will only work with Apple products you're signed into, and if you ever decide to unsubscribe from Apple Music, those downloaded tracks will no longer be available.

Q3. Can I burn Apple Music songs to a CD?

Nope. That would be stealing. They're not tracks you own, even if you download them for offline use; they're protected .m4p files. Of course, you can convert M4P files to MP3/AAC following the steps above. But we do not encourage piracy, and please do not distribute the DRM-free Apple Music to others.

Crack Apple Music DRM Protections & Convert M4P to MP3/AAC

MacX MediaTrans - Best DRM removal tool to remove DRM-protected Apple Music tracks, convert M4P to MP3 with high fidelity sound quality reserved, so that you are free to stream and play Apple Music songs on MP3 Player, iPod Shuffle/Nano, Chromecast, iPhone iPad etc.

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Easily Remove DRM from Apple Music M4P Tracks in 3 Steps