Dropbox is an innovative tool which allows users to backup files everywhere, share files quickly and work together with colleagues. It is also a fantastic entertainment tool which offers a new way to enjoy media files such as movies, eBooks and music files offline. With Dropbox, you will save more space in computer without using extra hard drive. If you have a large collection of iTunes songs, moving iTunes music library to Dropbox will help you free up computer space and get access to music anytime and anywhere.
The process of moving music to Dropbox is fairly easy. But a hidden problem would be a blow to you. Songs you purchased from iTunes are formatted as M4P. You are unable to sync those protected songs to Dropbox unless DRM is removed. So, this article will lead you to the way of solving the hidden problems.
Part 1. How to Move iTunes Music Library to Dropbox
TuneFab Apple Music Converter is a professional software specializing in removing DRM from iTunes music and make it possible to save iTunes M4P songs in MP3 files with quality no damaged. Follow the next five steps and you can figure out how it works as well as how to put music in Dropbox.
Step 1. Launch Apple Music Converter on Windows or Mac
It has two version for you to choose, just download the one you need, then install on your computer. Open it, let it run.
Step 2. Choose iTunes M4P Songs to Convert
The entire iTunes music library will appear in the "Playlists" section of the program. Just choose the songs that you want to move to Dropbox one by one or use the "Search Song" function to find the songs you desired.
Step 3. Select Output Format
In the "Output Setting" section, choose the output format from the drop-down list. You can choose MP3 as output format that is compatible with most devices. Then set output path as you want or let the converted songs save by default.
Step 4. Remove DRM and Convert M4P Songs
Click on "Convert" to start converting. When the conversion is done, go to the destination folder to check on the DRM-free songs.
Step 5. Move Converted songs to Dropbox
Sign in to the Dropbox website (www.dropbox.com) using the email address and password associated with your account. Then click on "Add a file" > "Choose files" to upload all converted iTunes music songs to the Dropbox folder.
Of course, you can enjoy and backup Apple Music without limitation now. If you want to transfer other music from Dropbox to iPhone, just keep reading.
Part 2. Extra Tips: Transfer Music from Dropbox to iPhone by Using iTunes
Sadly, you can't get music from Dropbox to iPhone music library directly. If you want to use Dropbox, you can use an indirect approach: download music from Dropbox to the computer, and then transfer the songs from computer to iPhone. Here is the process:
1. Sign into your Dropbox account on the official website, then go to the folder of the file that you want to download. Click on "three dots icon > Download".
2. After downloading music from Dropbox to computer, you can also use iTunes to sync to iPhone. Just open iTunes, go to "File > Add File to Library". Browse and select the downloaded music on computer. Click on "Open" and the selected songs will be added to iTunes library.
3. Connect your iPhone to computer. Click on the device tab on iTunes. Go to "Music" category from the left sidebar. Check "Sync Music" and select music to transfer. Once done, tap "Sync" at the bottom right corner.
Taking use of Dropbox well, you can manage your media files in an effortless way. Let TuneFab Apple Music Converter and Dropbox be your file assistant, make life and work more funny and easier.