By Justin SabrinaUpdated on March 17, 2023
Apple Music is a music and video streaming service developed by Apple Inc, Apple Music currently offers a 3-month free trial for access to 50 millions of songs on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Apple Watch, as well as in iTunes on your Mac and PC, but If your free trial will be expired or canceling Apple Music subscription, you’re not allowed to access to any music or playlists that you added from Apple Music. In addition, songs you downloaded from Apple Music app or iTunes store are protected by DRM protection, because Apple inc not allow use transferring those streaming music to other unauthorized devices, such as MP3 player, PSP, iPod Nano/Classic/Shuffle, Xbox, mobile phone. In other words, if you decide to unsubscribe Apple Music, all your Apple Music tracks will disappear, even you have added or downloaded to the iTunes library before.
Apple has added DRM to your downloaded Apple Music songs, so you can find the Apple Music songs added to the iTunes library is an AAC audio file; the Apple Music songs downloaded to the iTunes library come in M4P format (added DRM protection) which can't be played on unauthorized device. Since the downloaded songs are encrypted with FairPlay DRM protection, you can only listen to them on that authorized devices with iTunes or Apple Music app. In additional, if you cancel the subscription of Apple Music, all that streaming music can’t be played.
To keep your Apple Music forever on your devices even if you subscribe to Apple Music, to play the Apple Music songs more free on any devices such as car stereo, portable CD players, MP3 player, PSP, Xbox, mobile phone, etc. You need to remove DRM from Apple Music and convert Apple Music songs to MP3 audio files.
Here we list you 5 best Apple Music Converters that are very popular in this field, as well as professional and objective review on them. You can download and try them for free, the free trial version allows you convert the first 3 minutes of each audio files.
UkeySoft Apple Music Converter for Windows (Or UkeySoft Apple Music Converter for Mac) also is a professional Apple Music DRM Removal, iTunes Music Converter, Audio DRM Removal and Audiobook Converter program that is designed to convert Apple Music songs, iTunes M4P/AAC music, Audible AAX/AA audiobooks and iTunes M4A/M4B audiobooks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R or MKA and save them as local audio files, this UkeySoft Apple Music Converter program will remove the DRM protection from Apple Music tracks during conversion.
Unlike other Audio Converters and Audio Recorders, the Apple Music converter will keep all ID tags and the song’s metadata to output MP3, M4A audio files, including the song title, artist name, album name, genre or album artwork.
To download and convert Apple Music songs and playlist to MP3, you don’t need to download songs to the computer firstly, just add songs, albums or playlists to your iTunes Library, the program will load all your Apple Music songs and other iTunes media automatically, select the songs you want to convert, then you can batch convert Apple Music songs at up to 16X faster speed with lossless quality kept. During converting, iTunes plays the Apple Music tracks in the background (muted), the program records and converts songs in the background, so you'd better not using iTunes before conversion is finished.
In order to meet the requirements of users in various countries, currently UkeySoft Apple Music Converter supports 7 languages: English, French, Japanese, Spanish, German, Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional.
Availability: $39.95 with free trial of Windows and Mac version. Just pay once, own your favorite songs, listen to songs for life on any devices;
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"I can assure you that you will not have to worry about the performance. The software does exactly what it promises to do. It is easy to use, and have a great interface, and most importantly, your Apple Music files will be without any DRM and converted in a matter of minutes."
UkeySoft Apple Music Converter is recognized and recommend by many popular software download platforms, such as SoftPedia, CNET Download, Softonic, etc.
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A must-have Apple Music converter to get 50+ million DRM-free Apple Music tracks
TunesBank Apple Music Converter is one of the best DRM audio converter, it can convert Apple Music, iTunes M4P songs and audiobooks to MP3, M4A and FLAC with lossless quality on Windows or Mac, and the Windows of this application also supports other 5 output audio formats which include AAC, FLAC, AIFF, AU and AC3.
Users can easily to remove the DRM protection from Apple Music song, so that you can enjoy the converted Apple Music tracks on other devices offline. In addition, the program also retains the ID3 tags of the song in the output files, this means you can keep all ID3 tags (like artists, title, album artwork and genre) and metadata with song ID preserved.
Availability: $39.95 with free trial of Windows and Mac version, the free users can convert the first 3 minutes of each audio files.
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TunesKit DRM Audio Converter is not a real Apple Music Converter, it is a DRM audio converter, but it can convert Apple Music, iTunes M4P and other non-DRM audio files to MP3, AAC, FLAC,WAV, etc. Unlike UkeySoft Apple Music Converter, if you want to convert Apple Music songs to MP3, you must to download songs from iTunes store to the iTunes library firstly, this program supports convert your DRM audios to plain audio files, but it can’t remove DRM from Apple Music songs, iTunes M4P songs, M4P/M4B audiobooks and Audible AA/AAX audiobooks, the free version just allows users convert 1/3 content of each audio files.
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NoteBurner has developed the DRM audio converter to record audios when iTunes plays the Apple Music tracks, it's not really a DRM audio removal and DRM audio converter, but NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter can record Apple Music files and convert them to common audio files. It can record Apple Music files, M4A/M4B/AA/AAX audiobooks and M4P music as MP3, WAV, FLAC, or AAC audio files when the iTunes accelerate plays the audio in the background. The official website said the program supports burn Apple Music files to DVDs and CDs, actually, the program doesn’t support to burn Apple Music to CD directly, if you want to burn Apple Music songs to CD, you have to import the converted files to iTunes and burn them to CD manually.
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Macsome iTunes Music Converter can convert Apple Music to unprotected MP3, AAC, FLAC and WAV with 90% output quality, the Windows version supports converting Apple Music songs at up to 20X conversion speed, and the Mac version supports converting Apple Music files at 1X speed only under macOS 10.14 Mojave. No matter what audio playable on iTunes, the program is able to convert all iTunes media files to MP3, AAC, WAV and FLAC audio files. Unfortunately the output audio quality maybe reduced unavoidably, after converting them to MP3, AAC, WAV and FLAC, and then transfer them to MP3 player, Spotify, iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone, Zune, Sony PSP, mobile phone and USB Flash Drive.
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All the five Apple Music to MP3 converters listed above are capable of recording, converting and saving Apple Music songs to MP3 audio files, but with UkeySoft Apple Music Converter, you don't need to download the Apple Music songs, just add songs, albums or playlists to your iTunes Library and UkeySoft Apple Music Converter will load all iTunes media automatically, and the interface of UkeySoft is very similar to iTunes, UI is very user friendly. UkeySoft Apple Music Converter can convert Apple Music up to 16X faster and keep the original audio quality.
Except TunesKit DRM Audio Converter, the other 4 tools are also allows you remove the DRM from iTunes M4P songs, M4P/M4B audiobooks, Audible AA/AAX audiobooks during conversion. If you looking for a high speed audio conversion software, we suggest you try NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter, Macsome iTunes Music Converter, TunesBank Apple Music Converter and UkeySoft Apple Music Converter, these four DRM audio converter can convert Apple Music files at 16X~20X conversion speed. If you pay attention on the money spent, these top 5 most popular Apple Music Converter will costs $39.95, buy once and save your favorite songs forever!
Of course, there are a lot of similar Apple Music converter tools and Apple Music DRM removal tool, such as Boilsoft Apple Music Converter, Ondesoft iTunes Converter, TuneFab Apple Music Converter, TuneMobie Apple Music Converter, AudFree DRM Audio Converter, AppleMacSoft DRM Converter, Easy M4P Converter, Tune4mac iTunes Audio Converter, Aimersoft iMusic, etc. We didn't list more here. If you have any other better programs you want to recommend, please simply let's know on the comment section below. If you want to convert both DRM-ed Apple streaming music and audiobooks yet keep 100% original quality, then you should definitely choose UkeySoft Apple Music Converter.
More that an Apple Music converter: convert audiobooks and M4V to MP3 as well!
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