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Best Way to Keep Apple Music Songs Forever

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By Justin SabrinaUpdated on November 08, 2022

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Can you keep Apple Music songs forever after you unsubscribe Apple Music? Here is a specific tutorial for helping you pamanently keep Apple Music playable forever after you cancel the Apple Music subscription.

What happened to Apple Music files after unsubscribing?

Apple Music is a streaming music service, all songs on Apple Music added DRM protection, even you have downloaded songs for offline listening, you not allowed to transfer, share or copy those downloaded Apple Music song. What's worse, when we unsubscribe from Apple Music, we will no longer be able to access and play the songs in it. We never own the music, even if we have downloaded Apple Music tracks. If you have already started a free 3-month Apple Music trial, you can download all your favorite tracks during the validity period. But when the trial ends, you no longer own the music. People will also ask: How to keep Apple Music after a 3-month free trial?

Apple Music streams are DRM protected, which restricts you transfer the downloaded Apple Music tracks to MP3, iPod Nano, PS4 and other unauthorized device for offline listening and then canceling subscription. However, many people ask “What is the format of Apple Music files?” Here, you can see most Apple Music songs is Apple Music AAC audio file after adding songs to iTunes library:

Apple Music AAC audio file

And the downloaded Apple Music file is M4P format.

Apple Music M4P format

You can follow this path to find the downloaded Apple Music files in Windows computer:
C:\Users\Your Computer\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Apple Music

Apple Music saved location

How to Keep Apple Music Playable Forever?

Both two format comes with DRM protection, because the Apple company restricts you save the downloaded Apple Music songs on PC or Mac for using after canceling subscription. However, many Apple subscriber ask is it possible to keep Apple Music forever even after unsubscribing? Actually, to keep songs downloaded from Apple Music on your iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC forever, you need remove the DRM protection firstly. The following article will provide the simplest solution to help you download and convert Apple Music songs to MP3/ M4A before your Apple Music subscription will be expired, which is the best way to keep Apple Music forever after canceling subscription, you can save Apple Music on PC/ Mac forever, after getting the DRM-free Apple Music songs, you can copy them to MP3 player, iPod Nano, iPhone, Android for listening freely.

Solution:Remove DRM and Convert Apple Music to MP3/M4A

UkeySoft Apple Music Converter provides you the best way to keep Apple Music forever and saving your money to enjoy your favorite songs, albums and playlist!

UkeySoft Apple Music Converter is a professional Apple Music DRM removal tool and Apple Music to MP3/M4A conversion tool, it not only helps you remove DRM from Apple Music tracks, but also allows you convert Apple Music songs to all kinds of DRM-free audio formats, including MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV, and AIFF with 100% original quality kept. After converting Apple Music files to MP3, you can keep the converted Apple Music songs as long as you want, or copy the output songs to multiple devices for offline playing.

UkeySoft provides the best method to change the way you listen to Apple Music songs. You can run UkeySoft on your computer with no need to install any other extra app like iTunes or Apple Music app. It has a built-in Apple Music Web Player and Music Player. In other words, you are allowed to browse, search and listen any Apple Music song on the converter. So why not download it and try to unlock DRM protection from your favorite Apple streaming music?

UkeySoft Apple Music Converter

Features of UkeySoft Apple Music Converter

  • Remove DRM from Apple Music songs, albums and playlists.
  • Convert Apple Music M4P songs to MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF.
  • Built-in Apple Music Web Player and Music Player, no iTunes needed.
  • Batch convert Apple Music at up to 10X higher speed.
  • Preserve ID tags and metadata information in output MP3/M4A files.
  • Organize output Apple Music songs by artist, album, artist/album, album/artist.
  • Keep 100% original audio quality after conversion.
  • Burn the converted Apple Music to CDs, copy them to any devices for playing.

Tutorial: Convert Apple Music Files to MP3/ M4A to Keep Songs Forever

Step 1: Launch UkeySoft Apple Music Converter
Launch the Apple Music Converter on your Mac or PC. Then login to your Apple Music account to load your Apple Music Playlist to UkeySoft.

UkeySoft Apple Music Converter interface

Step 3: Choose MP3/M4A as Output Format
Click the Gear icon to access the settings window. AUTO M4A is the default output format but you can also choose MP3 or other audio format in the output format list. Most iOS/ Android devices supports MP3 and M4A audio formats, so we recommend you choose MP3 or M4A as output format.

Choose Apple Music conversion output format

And choose output audio quality in the "Output Quality" option.

set output quality

Step 3: Select Apple Music Songs
Choose any track or playlist, and click the red "+" icon in the right side. If you can't find the songs you want, you can also use the built-in search box to locate any songs quickly.

search songs

You can see all songs in the Apple Music playlist are listed in the converting list, then select the songs you want to convert.

Select Apple Music Songs

Step 4: Convert Apple Music to MP3/ M4A
Now simply click "Convert" button to start converting Apple Music songs to MP3/ M4A and the DRM protection will be removed during the conversion. You could play these songs on the converter directly!

Apple Music to MP3 conversion

Step 5. Keep Apple Music Songs Forever
When conversion is done, you can click "History" icon > "Bule Folder" icon to get the output Apple Music files.

Apple Music to MP3 conversion

You can see all converted Apple Music songs output as MP3 format and saved onto the computer, and you can keep these Apple Music songs forever!

get drm free Apple Music songs

With UkeySoft Apple Music Converter, Apple Music DRM removal is just as easy to get DRM-free Apple Music tracks. No matter how many songs in your iTunes library, you can convert Apple Music and iTunes M4P songs to MP3/ M4A, etc. And you can even keep Apple Music songs as MP3/ M4A format after your subscription ends. In addition, the Apple Music Converter also allows you convert audiobooks purchased from different sources, including iTunes Store and Audible, so you also can keep audiobooks forever.

Keep Apple Music Songs Forever


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