DRmare Audio Converter

An audio converter to convert Apple Music, iTunes songs, Audible audiobooks and any audio file

  • Support to convert Apple Music, Audible audiobooks, and more audio files
  • Batch convert audio files in a fast speed with original quality kept
  • Output audio tracks to plain audio formats, like MP3, AAC, WAV, etc.
  • Allow to edit the pitch, volume, speed, ID3 tags for Audible audiobooks

How to Import Songs from Apple Music to GarageBand

"How to import song from Apple Music to GarageBand?" GarageBand is a program to help create, mix, record and share music. It can work on Mac and iOS devices. Yet, when it comes to Apple Music GarageBand, you may face the issue. That's you can't use songs from Apple Music in GarageBand. It is because Apple Music files are protected.

So, any way to get GarageBand Apple Music to work together? In this post, you will get a powerful tool to make it. And you will learn how to import songs from Apple Music to GarageBand for use. Now, let's move on and get started.

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Part 1. How to Get Apple Music GarageBand to Work via DRmare

As Apple Music is protected, we need to use a tool to rip the protection from it first. Here we will recommend the DRmare Apple Music Converter to you.

It is specialized in removing protection from encrypted Apple Music. It will convert Apple Music tracks to kinds of plain audio files supported by GarageBand. It supports to output Apple Music to AAC, MP3, FLAC and more. And it works at a faster conversion speed while breaking the lock. Also, it will keep the original sound quality of Apple Music after converting.

With this tool, you can get the local Apple Music files on your computer. Then you will see how to import songs from Apple Music to GarageBand and other music editing software.

DRmare Apple Music Converter

drmare apple music to garageband converter
  • Easy-to-use interface, batch convert your Apple Music audio files
  • Support multiple output formats and customization options for GarageBand
  • Work at a faster speed with zero quality loss after the conversion
  • Archive your Apple Music by albums or artists, and keep everything organized

Part 2. How to Convert Apple Music to GarageBand for Use

Now, let us show you how to use DRmare Apple Music Converter. And you will see how to convert Apple Music to MP3 for use on GarageBand. Now, follow the steps here to get Apple Music in GarageBand-supported audio format.

Note: Please get the DRmare Apple Music Converter to your computer in advance. Also, please prepare the Apple Music files you want to use in GarageBand. You need to download them and authorize them to iTunes first.

Step 1Import downloaded Apple Music M4P songs to DRmare
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Open the installed DRmare Apple Music Converter. Move to the button 'Add files' at the bottom left of DRmare. Then click on it. It will show the iTunes library. And then you can choose the Apple Music songs that you want to convert. DRmare will load them for converting at once.
Step 2Choose an audio format for Apple Music GarageBand
set output format for garageband apple music
GarageBand supports many formats of audio files. Here you can keep the default MP3 format on DRmare. To make songs more personalized, you can set the other parameters. Audio Codec, Channel, Sample Rate, and Bit Rate are available for customization. To make it, just hit on the 'audio' icon next to the 'Convert' button.
Step 3Start converting Apple Music to GarageBand
convert apple music for garageband
You can select the output folder and click the "Convert" button from the bottom right. Within 1 click, all the songs you imported will be converted. Then you can get the Apple Music on computer as local files for use on GarageBand. At last, you are ready to add Apple Music songs to GarageBand without any limit.

Part 3. How to Import Apple Music to GarageBand Mac

GarageBand has a mobile app and desktop app. With iCloud support, it is possible to start a song on GarageBand from one Apple device. And then continue to edit it from another one. For example, you can start sketching your song on your iPhone. And then continue to edit it on your Mac when you are home.

Here is the guide on how to add a song from Apple Music to GarageBand Mac desktop app. And then you can use Apple Music in GarageBand on a Mac computer.

import apple music to garageband for mac

Step 1. Launch GarageBand on Mac, you will see the main screen.

Step 2. From the top right corner, please click the "Media Browser" button. It will show you a list of sources. You can import music files from iTunes, local computer folder and so on to GarageBand.

Step 3. Click the 'Local Computer Folder' option. And then import Apple Music songs to GarageBand.

Part 4. How to Import Songs from Apple Music to GarageBand on iOS Devices

GarageBand mobile applications can work on iPhones and iPad. To get Apple Music GarageBand to work on mobile, you have to sync Apple Music from iTunes to the iOS devices first. You can use iTunes or Files app to help you do that.

Way 1. How to Put a Song from Apple Music into GarageBand via iTunes

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Step 1. Open iTunes on your Mac computer. Hit Menu bar > File > Add Library to import Apple Music to iTunes Library.

Note: Please turn on "iCloud Music Library" by clicking "Edit" > "Preferences" >"General" tab. Then the songs can be accessed from any Apple device. Please make sure you check the box of the 'iCloud Music Library" on your iPhone and iPad.

Step 2. Launch GarageBand on iPhone or iPad. And then click the "Tracks View" > "Loop Browser" icon.

Step 3. Hit on the 'Music' tap. It will show you the songs which are available to import. Just pick up and add Apple Music to GarageBand you like. Or you can drag & drop the Apple Music songs to Tracks view in GarageBand. Then you can use Apple Music on GarageBand with ease.

Way 2. How to Use Apple Music in GarageBand by Files App

Besides iTunes, you can use the Files app to put Apple Music into GarageBand. Please move the converted Apple Music songs to the Files app in advance. After then, let's begin.

Step 1. Set the length of the song to Automatic, then you can import the complete song. Touch on the 'Tracks View' button to get the tracks.

Step 2. Select the 'Loop Browser' button. Then choose 'Files app'.

Step 3. Click 'Browse' from the 'Files app' button. Then you can find the Apple Music files that you want to import to GarageBand.

That is all. It's your time to use Apple Music in GarageBand. Hope you enjoy creating hit songs on GarageBand.

Video Demo: How to Import Songs from Apple Music to GarageBand

Here is a video tutorial for you to learn how to import Apple Music to GarageBand. Please check it out and start.

FAQs about GarageBand Apple Music

Q1: What Is GarageBand?

A: GarageBand is a digital audio workstation to make music or podcast on Apple devices. It comes as part of the iLife software suite on Mac. For iPhone, iPad, and iPod users can also download GarageBand for iOS for free.

It has great features of audio recording, virtual software, and more. The best part of GarageBand is that it has a lot of pre-made MIDI keyboards, and a series of instrumental effects.

You can mix multiple audio effects songs with different formats. No matter with the instrument or not, you can create and share human-sounding tracks with ease.

If you are an Apple fan, you should give the GarageBand a try. It is easy to learn, play, and record your hits like a pro, especially with the Touch Bar features of the MacBook Pro. And the shape-shifting controls make it easy for you to tweak the sounds.

Q2: What Files Does GarageBand Support?

A: GarageBand allows MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, CAF, AIFF, and so on.

Q3: Can You Use Apple Music in GarageBand?

A: No, you can't. Apple Music songs are protected and in special audio format. So, you can't use Apple Music on GarageBand or other platforms.

Q4: How Can I Import Apple Music to GarageBand?

A: To add Apple Music to GarageBand, you need to convert and save Apple Music to local files first. You will need to use the DRmare Apple Music Converter in Part 1 to make it. Then you will get Apple Music for GarageBand and use Apple Music on GarageBand without any limit.

The Verdict

Here we got how to make GarageBand Apple Music work via DRmare Apple Music Converter. Also, you can see how to import songs from Apple Music to GarageBand for mixing without a limitation. With the DRmare program, you can get Apple Music songs as local music files. Then you can add Apple Music to other platforms you want and listen to Apple Music offline.

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