DRmare Apple Music 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 Convert Apple Music to AIFF

Q: "Which lossless format is better, ALAC or AIFF? I have downloaded many Apple Music songs in my iTunes library and want to convert them for editing on my Mac using Final Cut Pro. What is the best way? "

ALAC stands for Apple Lossless and AIFF stands for Audio Interchange File Format. Both are lossless formats developed for use on Macintosh computers. AIFF is known for its high quality and preservation of original audio data. Furthermore, it is compatible with various devices and software. After converting Apple Music to AIFF, you will be able to enjoy higher audio quality and play AIFF files on various systems easily without worrying about compatibility issues. Today we will show you the best way to convert Apple Music to AIFF.

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Part 1. Tool Required: DRmare Apple Music Converter

If you try to use iTunes to convert Apple Music, you may find that it fails. This is because Apple Music songs are DRM protected and you cannot convert them directly. iTunes can only convert purchased music or your own local music. To convert Apple Music, you need to remove the DRM first. Thankfully, DRmare Apple Music Converter can easily remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes music and Audible books. After that, you can easily convert them to AIFF or any other format using iTunes.

It can also convert between multiple audio formats. With it, you can convert Apple Music to WAV, FLAC, AAC, etc. with just one click. The conversion speed is 30 times faster and supports batch addition and conversion, saving you a lot of time. Even better, it maintains the original sound quality. You can also customize the output quality, including channels, sample rate, bitrate, and more. With it, you can easily get your frequently used Apple Music files and listen to them on any device or backup them for permanent use.

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DRmare Apple Music Converter

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  • Easy to use, support batch processing at a 30x speed, save you a lot of time
  • Remove DRM protection from Apple Music, iTunes, and Audible
  • Convert between multiple audio formats including MP3, AAC, M4A, etc.
  • Preserve 100% lossless quality and ID3 tags including album, author, title, etc.
  • Lifetime free update, works with all versions of iTunes and systems

Part 2. Easy Steps: How to Convert Apple Music to AIFF

DRmare Apple Music Converter is an all-in-one converter that lets you enjoy Apple Music unlimitedly. You can install it for free with the 'Download' button above. Then let's see how to use it to convert Apple Music to AIFF. You just need to do several simple clicks.

Step 1Start DRmare Apple Music Converter
launch drmare program and add apple music
After installing, you just need to click the software shortcut icon on the desktop to launch it. At the same time, you will see iTunes being opened simultaneously too. Then you can simply drag and drop Apple Music files to DRmare Apple Music Converter for conversion. You can also click the 'Add Files' button at the bottom left to import audio files. Note: Please make sure the Apple Music songs are downloaded completely and authorized to play well, else they may not be imported.
Step 2Choose an output format
pick up a lossless format
DRmare supports the lossless formats WAV and FLAC as well as other lossy formats MP3, M4A, M4B, and AAC. Here I'd suggest you choose "FLAC" or "WAV". It doesn't have an "AIFF" format yet, but you can easily convert it to "AIFF" format using iTunes by following the steps below.
Step 3Remove DRM and convert Apple Music
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Now please just click "Convert" to export M4P music files to lossless format files. In this case, it will also remove the protection from Apple Music so you can use them for editing without limits. To find the converted Apple Music files, click the "Output" folder or "History" list.
Step 4Convert Apple Music M4P to AIFF
Now you've DRM-free Apple Music, you can use them anywhere and convert them to AIFF with iTunes. Just open iTunes and follow the steps below.
1. Launch iTunes, and drag and drop the converted Apple Music files to it. Then click the top menu "Edit" and select "Preferences" to open the settings window.
preferences on itunes
2. On the 'General' tab of the settings window, click "Settings" > "Import Settings".
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3. Choose "AIFF Encoder" for the "Import Using" option and click "OK" to confirm.
choose aiff encoder
4. Go back to iTunes main window, select the files you want to convert and click "File" menu > "Convert" > "Create AIFF Version". With a quick while, you can save Apple Music songs as AIFF files. And you can see a new copy of your original files with the AIFF format. You can delete your original music files.
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Part 3. FAQs about Apple Music AIFF

Q1: What Format Does Apple Music Download in?

A: Apple Music downloads and streams music in AAC format. But the downloaded songs are protected under digital rights management, encoded in M4P format.

Q2: What Is the Difference between ALAC and AIFF?

A: While both are lossless formats, ALAC is compressed while AIFF is not. Therefore, the ALAC size will be significantly smaller for the same file and you will need a larger drive to save the AIFF file. Since there is no compression, AIFF does not require decompressing files when playing or editing. As a result, the AIFF ran much more smoothly than the ALAC. Another advantage of AIFF is that it better preserves ID3 tags and metadata. That's why it's recommended to convert M4P songs to AIFF for editing.

Q3: Can I Convert Apple Music to AIFF Free?

A: To convert Apple Music M4P to AIFF, you usually need a third-party music converter. However, such tools generally require payment. DRmare Apple Music Converter is one such tool and luckily, it has a free trial version to let you decide whether to buy it or not. Or you can try Audacity to record Apple Music to AIFF, but this may require some skills.

Part 4. In Conclusion

That is it. Now you've learned how to use DRmare Apple Music Converter to convert Apple Music to AIFF. With this intelligent tool, you can easily remove Apple Music's protection and convert it to multiple output formats. Then you can use Apple Music anywhere even without a subscription. Do you have any questions about Apple Music? Please don't hesitate to let us know from the comment window below, we will do our best to help you.

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