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Apple Music is one of the most popular streaming music platforms. There are more than 50 million songs on the Apple Music store. Apple Music is available in iTunes on iOS and Android devices. Apple Music currently offers a 3-Month Free Trial for access to millions of songs, exclusives and more. After the free trial expires, you can continue to subscribe it at the price of $9.99 per month for all Users, $14.99 per month for a Family Subscription, and $4.99 per month for Students.
Subscribers can cancel the subscription at any time. In addition, subscribers also can stream Apple Music songs on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch 5 (iOS 8.4 or above), Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac, PC, Home Pod, CarPlay, Android phone, Sonos and Amazon Echo or download any songs for offline listening.
Is there DRM Protection on Apple Music files?
Apple Inc uses Digital Rights Management Technology (DRM) to protect its 50 million songs in Fairplay. It means that all Apple Music songs are added to Apple’s Fairplay DRM Protection. So, subscribers are only allowed to play Apple Music songs on limited authorized devices with iTunes or Apple Music App. Because the songs are Apple Music AAC audio files, and the downloaded Apple Music songs come in M4P format, these can’t be played on an unauthorized device. Moreover, you can’t transfer the downloaded Apple Music M4P songs to your MP3 players such as Sony Walkman, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod classic, SanDisk, mobile phone, etc.
Can I Convert Apple Music to MP3 for Playing on other Devices?
Since Apple Music songs have DRM protection, is there any way that we can remove DRM protection and convert Apple Music to MP3 so that we can keep Apple Music forever or transfer them to an MP3 player and other devices for playing offline? To keep the Apple Music forever even after cancelling a subscription and enjoying Apple Music on any devices without limitation, get this software.
Welcome to Cashkaro’s review of UkeySoft Apple Music Converter.
This review article is going to show you the best way to unlock the DRM protection and convert Apple Music songs to MP3 with the most popular Apple Music DRM removal tool.
Let’s get to know this application better by introducing you to its main features including the various pros and cons of it. We would also show you the easy guide on how to convert Apple Music to MP3.
The Specific Features, Pros and Cons
The first thing we are going to do is look at all the specifics and features of the software. This will help users to better understand the features and the performance of the software. Know what this software can do and how it helps us solve more problems.
The Apple Music Converter is available on Windows PC and macOS devices. The interface and functions of these two versions are the same and updates are mostly published at the same time.
Before writing this review article, we’d like to say that we tested this software, version 6.1.2 on a macOS Mojave 10.14 MacBook Pro. However, we can say this with confidence that you can use this Apple Music Converter on Windows 10/8/7/XP as well.
This Music Converter is also a powerful Apple Music DRM Removal software, iTunes DRM Removal tool and Audiobook converter, It not only can help you convert Apple Music songs MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R, and MKA, but also allows you to convert iTunes M4P songs, M4P/M4B Audiobooks and Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to DRM-free MP3, M4A with 100% original quality. Unlike other general audio converters and streaming audio recorders, UkeySoft can save all Apple Music metadata after converting, including song title, artist, album, composer, track number, disc number, genre, etc. In comparison with the other Apple Music converters on the market, it loads all your Apple Music songs and iTunes media files automatically after launching it, so you don’t need to add songs to the Apple Music Converter one by one. Just add Apple Music songs, albums or playlists to the iTunes library, it will load all your iTunes media together with playlists and show all songs to you.
Convert Apple Music to Different Formats:
The downloaded Apple Music songs come in m4p format, so Apple Music tracks are only playable on authorized devices. In order to play Apple Music on multiple devices freely, you need to convert Apple Music to DRM-free MP3 audio format. Therefore, UkeySoft developed a music converter that can help you convert Apple Music to MP3/AC3/AIFF/FLAC/M4A/AAC/M4A/AU/MKA/M4R easily.
Remove DRM from Apple Music Legally:
Since Apple Music songs are DRM protected M4P files, if you cancel the subscription, any songs from the subscription catalogue, however, will become unplayable, even if you had downloaded those before. To break these limitations, you can use this music converter to remove the DRM protection from the Apple Music files for enjoying this music forever.
Batch Conversion, 16X Conversion Speed:
The windows version helps you to batch convert iTunes M4P songs, Apple Music and Audiobooks with up to 16X faster conversion speed; Up to 1X conversion speed on Mac computer because of system limitation. We highly recommend you keep it a‘5’ or below to make sure no errors appear. If you go higher than that, there might be ‘empty seconds’in songs.
Keep 100% Quality and Apple Music Metadata:
After converting the Apple Music to MP3, M4A, etc. the software will keep 100% original audio quality and song name, title, artist name, album name, album artwork or genre.
Enjoy Apple Music Offline:
Another feature that I love about this software is the fact that you can remove the DRM from Apple Music and download & stream Apple Music for offline use. After getting the DRM-free Apple Music, you can listen to your music anywhere you want, whenever you want.
Multilingual Language Supported:
This music converter supports English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French and Japanese, Spanish and German.
- Supports converted Apple Music, iTunes MP4 files, iTunes/ Audible Audio books; multiple output formats
- Fast and efficient
- Maintains 100% Original Quality.
- Does not allow the use of iTunes before the conversion is finished
- Not Available for FREE
How to Convert Apple Music to MP3 with UkeySoft Apple Music Converter?
According to our test, below we will show you how to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 with this software for keeping the music forever. Before we get started, please download and install the program on your computer.
Step 1. Launch UkeySoft Apple Music Converter
Just add Apple Music songs or playlist to the iTunes library, since Apple Music Converter automatically loads the entire iTunes Library and Playlists. Then launch the software on your computer. It will load the whole iTunes library automatically.
Step 2. Select Apple Music songs to Convert
After loading all Apple Music songs to the Apple Music Converter, click ‘Music’ on the left side and select songs you want to convert. Click the top checkbox if you want to select all songs in the playlist
Step 3. Select MP3 as Output Format
Select MP3 as output format. This Apple Music to MP3 converter also supports converting Apple Music M4P tracks to M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA.
For each output format, Apple Music to MP3 converter provides different profile settings: High, Normal and Low with different Bitrate, Sample Rate and Channels. You can also customize the value as you like.
Step 4. Start to Convert Apple Music to MP3
To finish the above settings, just tap on the “Convert” button. The Apple Music to MP3 conversion will begin. It will also remove DRM protection during the conversion process.
Note: During the conversion process, iTunes plays the Apple Music tracks in the background (muted). So, you’d better not use the iTunes before the conversion is finished.
When the whole conversion process is complete, please select the “Explore Output File” option to quickly locate the converted Apple Music songs in MP3 format. All songs will be saved on your computer as local files.
You see all converted Apple Music songs saved onto the Mac folder in .mp3 format (please see the screenshot below).
Now you can play the output Apple Music songs without iTunes, and sync the DRM-free Apple Music to your iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, iPhone or iPad with iTunes, or directly copy songs to any MP3 players, Android devices, SD card, USB flash drive, PS4, Sony Walkman and more devices.
This music converter provides you with the best way to keep Apple Music songs forever. It lets you enjoy your Apple Music songs on any devices freely. The Free trial version only converts three minutes of each audio file. If you want to unlock the complete files, you can purchase the full version at $39.95.