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Ultimate Guidance on Convert iTunes M4P to Lossless WAV (Apple Music Included)

By Tony Moton

January 13, 2018

 "Can anybody help me with an iTunes problem? I have downloaded my iTunes M4P files and feel like using some photo editing software which only supports .mp3, .wav and .wma file format. Is there any way to get the m4p file into MP3/WAV/WMA file format?"

A User who turning to Apple Community for help try to figure out a solution to this annoying problem. Such an awkward problem seem perplexed all the Apple Music users. However, it is time to tell you the ultimate guide for this inconvenient problem. Come and follow up with me. I will let you know in the following post.

Convert M4P to WAV


Part 1. Reason for Difficulty in Converting M4P to WAV

Music purchased from iTunes will come in an M4P format which is encrypted with DRM. Therefore, M4P audio file can only be opened or played on Apple devices including iTunes, iPhone, and iPad. Though Apple had made the iTunes songs DRM free since 2009, many iTunes users still hold a collection of protected M4P songs now. And afterward, the M4P format has been applied to the Apple Music.

Now, users always wish to listen to the M4P songs on non-Apple devices. And they are seeking a way to convert M4P songs to a lossless but DRM-free audio format. WAV can be a good choice for those who just want to store music in lossless and suit in putting into some photo software.

So how to convert M4P to WAV?

First, you need to get rid of the DRM from M4P files. And, iTunes will not work on this task. Here, TuneFab Apple Music Converter is highly recommended. It is a professional Apple Music Converter which can remove DRM and convert Apple Music and iTunes M4P songs to common MP3, M4A, etc. Thought WAV is not in the output format list, you can get the DRM-free M4P files and then convert it to WAV with some free audio converters.

The following part will let you know how it deals with the problem of convert your iTunes M4P files to WAV files format in just 5 steps.

Part 2. Ultimate Guidance on Converting M4P to WAV

Step 1. Install TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Download the TuneFab Apple Music Converter first. Follow the instructions to finish installation and launch it.

Note: iTunes will be automatically opened to load your iTunes media files to this program. So don't quit the iTunes.

Launch Apple Music Converter

Step 2. Select the M4P Songs

On the main interface of TuneFab, you can select the M4P songs you want to convert from the right "Playlist". You can batch select several songs at one time.

Select Apple Music Tracks

Step 3. Select MP3 as Output Format

Now move to "Output Settings" section and click the drop-down list of "Output Format". Here, you can set the lossless FLAC or AIFF format thus to convert it to WAV again. Additional, you need to choose the same bitrate with your original songs.

Choose Output Format

Step 4. Convert M4P Songs

Just click on the "Convert" button to start converting M4P to FLAC or AIFF format. Since the conversion speed is fast, so you can wait for a while and get the DRM-free M4P files in your output folder.

Convert Apple Music

Video Tutorial: How to Convert iTunes M4P to MP3 on Windows

Step 5. Convert DRM-free M4P files to WAV

When you get the unprotected M4P files, you can convert M4P to WAV with free audio converter easily. A good free audio converter we would like to share is called VideoSolo Free Video Converter.

Features of VideoSolo Free Video Converter

#1 Not only a video converter but also a powerful audio converter

#2 Miscellaneous audios format to opt

#3 Fast conversion speed and high output quality provided

#4 Simple interface to operate

To convert converted M4P to WAV, you only need 3 steps: "import the audios" > "choose the WAV format" > "start the M4P to WAV conversion". Then you can get the WAV copy from M4P songs.

VideoSolo Free Video Converter

Due to the DRM encryption, you have to get help from Apple Music Converter to convert M4P to usual formats first then convert M4P to WAV format. And TuneFab can help you finish the task easily. Just download it and try it now. If you have some problem with using iTunes Music please let us know by writing a comment below or sending an email to our support team. We are all ears for your voice!

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