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How to Transfer Amazon Music to iTunes

By Zoe Clarke

December 22, 2017

Music that you bought from Amazon is MP3 file which is not encrypted with digital rights management protection. You are allowed to enjoy to Amazon Music on any computer and even transfer them to iTunes without limitation. So, there are two optional methods to transfer Amazon Music to iTunes, one method is to add downloaded Amazon songs to iTunes directly and another is to export Amazon Music to iTunes with Amazon Music App. Please read on to get further instruction.


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Part 1. 2 Methods to Transfer Amazon Music to iTunes

Method 1: Add Downloaded Amazon Music to iTunes Directly

Since Amazon Music offers you with offline playback, you can download Amazon Music from web browser and app. Once downloaded the songs that you want, you can import them to iTunes according to the next steps.


Step 1. Open the iTunes app;

Step 2. Select "Music" from the main interface;

Step 3. Go to "File" and select "Add File to Library" from the drop-down menu;

Import Downloaded Amazon Music to iTunes

Step 4. Then go the the file or location where you save the downloaded Amazon Music. And select the tracks you want to add confirm. Then all files will be synced to your iTunes library.


Tips: If you can't find your recently added music, try restarting iTunes; if your music is still missing, you may need to update to the latest version of iTunes.


Method 2: Export Amazon Music to iTunes with Amazon Music App

Amazon Music for PC and Mac is an desktop application which lets you enjoy, download and share Amazon Music easily. By taking use of the Amazon Music app, you are able to export Amazon Digital Music downloads to iTunes with simple steps.

Step 1. Download Amazon Music app, then open it and sign in;

Step 2. Open the dropdown menu in the upper right corner of the application window;

Step 3. Select Preferences and scroll to the "Export Downloads to" section;

Step 4. Choose iTunes so that your downloaded songs will automatically export to iTunes.


Tips: If you don't see the option of exporting to iTunes from the Amazon Music app when you do this on Mac and PC, then exit the app and open iTunes. From iTunes, go to Edit > Preferences > Advanced and select the option to Share iTunes library XML with other applications.


From the two methods, we can know it's not difficult to transfer Amazon Music to iTunes. If you are interested in listening to Amazon Music on iTunes, you can have a try and get more fun!


Part 2. Bonus - Upload iTunes Songs to Amazon Music

Actually, you can upload your music to Amazon Music directly but iTunes songs is not included. Amazon Music supports importing, playing and downloading non-DRM files in MP3 and M4A formats. In addition, Amazon Music supports the import of eligible WMA, OGG, WAV, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and FLAC files where they have rights to provide you access to high-quality 256 kbps MP3 files using variable bitrate encoding from Amazon's Digital Music catalog. However, iTunes songs are M4P format protected by DRM. If we want to upload iTunes songs to Amazon Music, we need a DRM removal tool to strip DRM and convert iTunes songs to MP3 or M4A firstly. Fortunately, TuneFab Apple Music Converter can make this come true.

By taking advantage of the useful converter, we can easily convert M4P to MP3 of high output quality for supporting to upload to Amazon Music. Then follow the next steps to upload.


Note: You are only allowed to upload up to 250 songs to Amazon Music from desktop app for free. Amazon Digital Music purchases do not count towards library limits.


Step 1. From your computer, drag and drop files into the "Upload" selection in the right sidebar under "Actions".

Upload Converted iTunes Song to Amazon Music

Step 2. At the top of the screen, go to "My Music" > "Songs" > "Offline".

Step 3. Click the upload icon next to the music you want to upload.


Tips: Click the arrow next to your Amazon ID in the top right of the application window, click "Preferences", under the "Automatically import music from" option, choose your preferred folder or location so that you can add music to the Amazon Music app automatically.


The above is all about the method to transfer Amazon Music to iTunes. Try TuneFab Apple Music Converter to convert iTunes songs and then upload songs to Amazon Music if you need.


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