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Easy & Quick Guide: How to Convert Apple Music to MP3

By Tony Moton

June 20, 2018

Summary: For whatever reason why you want to convert Apple Music to MP3, it won't be easy because of the Digital Right Management restriction. What's Apple DRM and how to remove DRM from Apple Music? How to easily convert Apple Music files to plain MP3? Why not read this ultimate guide and find out the answers now.

Apple Music has more than 40 millions paid subscribers, but everyday there are people looking for solutions on how to convert Apple Music to MP3 or download Apple Music playlists for offline playback. Paying $9.99 per month for streaming Apple Music songs, yet we cannot download, transfer or play Apple Music on common devices like MP3 player, iPod shuffle due to DRM protection. It's a real frustration.

Let's put an end to all of DRM troubles today. This ultimate guide will show you the easiest and fastest way to convert Apple Music to MP3. First, I'll show you the best and most powerful Apple Music Downloader. Then, I'll teach you how to convert Apple Music M4P files to DRM-free MP3, M4A, FLAC, AC3 or other plain formats step by step.  Let's dive right in.


Part 1. Best Apple Music to MP3 Converter of All Time

All Apple Music songs are DRM protected, that's why you cannot directly convert M4P file to common audio format like MP3. First of all, you need to use a professional Apple Music DRM Removal to unlock the DRM restriction.

TuneFab Apple Music Converter is one of the best tools you can find on the market for converting Apple Music to MP3. It is able to remove DRM from Apple M4P songs, iTunes AAC audios, iTunes M4B audiobooks, Audible AA/AAX audiobooks and more. Aside from that, you can use it to convert almost all audio files stored in iTunes library to MP3/AC3/FLAC. After converting M4P files to MP3, you are able to play Apple Music on PC without iTunes and you can stream them on any device or player such as iPod classic, iPhone nano, PSP, Windows Media Player, etc.

Main Features of TuneFab Apple Music Converter

• Easily convert Apple Music format to MP3, M4A, AC3, AU, FLAC, etc.

• Remove DRM from Apple Music songs with easy steps

• Up to 16X faster conversion speed

• Available on both Windows and Mac

Part 2. How to Convert Apple Music Songs to MP3

Here is the detailed tutorial on how to remove DRM from Apple Music songs and change M4P into MP3 with TuneFab Apple Music Converter.

Step 1. Launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Click on the "Try It Free" button to download and save the Apple Music Converter on your computer. After that, you can install and launch the program on your PC. Meanwhile, iTunes will be launched automatically with this program.

Note: Please make sure that you've installed the latest version of iTunes on your PC previously. When iTunes has been launched successfully, you will see all your iTunes songs and playlists show up in the main interface of TuneFab Apple Music Converter.

Launch Apple Music Converter

Step 2. Choose Apple Music Songs

Now you will see all iTunes playlists on the left panel. Click on "Library" or "Music" or other playlists you want, and select the Apple Music tracks that you want to convert to MP3 by clicking on the checkbox. You can select several items one by one or select the entire album by clicking on the checkbox on the top menu bar.

Select the Apple Music Songs

Step 3. Set MP3 as Output Format

After selecting the Apple Music songs you need, you can now choose the output format as you like. Go to "Output Settings" > "Output Format" and select MP3 from the drop-down list. Apart from MP3, you can also select other output formats such as AC3, M4R, M4A, AIFF, FLAC, etc.

Specify Output Format

Step 4. Adjust Conversion Speed

This program allows you to adjust conversion speed from 1X to up to 16X faster. It will save more time. If you would like to change the conversion speed, then go to "Options" > "Convert" > "Set Custom conversion speed for audio convert (1-16)" to adjust the conversion speed.

Note: You can change the output parameters like codec, bitrate, sample rate, channels, etc. And we highly suggest that you set the bitrate as 256 Kbps which is the Apple Music bitrate. You can keep the original quality by doing so.

Adjust Conversion Speed

Step 5. Convert Apple Music to MP3

Click on "Convert" button to start converting. After that, you will find the converted files by clicking on the "Explore Output File" button.

Convert Apple Music to MP3

Now It's Your Turn

With this TuneFab Apple Music Converter, a simple yet powerful iTunes DRM Audio Converter, you are able to unlock the DRM encryption of Apple Music with just 5 simple steps. Now you can keep the downloaded Apple Music songs forever even if you cancel the Apple Music subscription. Now start to convert Apple Music to MP3 and enjoy!

Editor's Note

This tutorial is intended to help those who want to get DRM-free Apple Music for personal use, for example, if you need to transfer or sync Apple Music songs to unavailable iPod shuffle, iPod classic or iPod nano. We do not encourage any commercial purpose of distributing the DRM-free Apple Music to others.

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