How to Convert Apple Music M4P to WAV for Windows

"I have bought Audioengine A5+ Wireless speakers for my Windows computer. Is it possible to transform my Apple Music to WAV lossless format so that to get the best output sound quality?"

WAV, also known as waveform audio file format, is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing audio bit streams on Windows PCs. It is similar to 8SVX and AIFF formats which are used for Mac computers.The bit rate it has is 1411Kbps. You can enjoy the WAV music with lossless CD quality. If you have Hifi speakers, WAV is one of the best music formats. For your convenience, here I will offer all the tips on how to convert Apple Music M4P songs to WAV. convert m4p to wav

Part 1. What You Need to Convert M4P Songs to WAV

Music converting is not a complicated job. There are many free converters supports to convert to WAV. Take iTunes for example, normally you just need to go to the iTunes preferences window to change the import settings as "WAV Encoder", then you can click "File" > "Convert" to choose to convert to WAV files.

But that is not the case for Apple Music which is DRM encrypted. In order to convert protected M4P files, you need to remove DRM from M4P first. This sounds complicated, is it right?

Not really. As long as you have the well-polished iTunes DRM Audio Converter from DRmare, it will be just a breeze. It is an all-in-one software which can help you remove DRM and convert the audio format simultaneously. The interface is easy to follow so it won't be a pain to use it even if you are a green user.

DRmare Apple Music to WAV Converter

drmare drm m4p converter
  • Easy to use interface, 30X faster speed, save your time and energy
  • Support both lossy and lossless formats such as MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV
  • 100% lossless audio quality, listen to Apple Music songs with best enjoyment
  • Lifetime free update and technical support, works with latest iTunes and systems

Part 2. Steps to Encode Apple Music Songs to WAV

Still not sure how to use it? No worries, please just click the "Download" button to install the trial version. And then follow me to go through the steps one by one.

Step 1Open Apple Music Converter
start drmare program
After installing, you just need to click the software shortcut icon on the desktop. You will see the DRmare software main screen and iTunes software.
Step 2Import Apple Music M4P files
load m4p tunes
In order to convert the music files, you need to make sure the M4P files are downloaded completely and played well offline on your computer. After that, you can drag & drop the music files from iTunes to DRmare main screen.
Step 3Select lossless WAV format
choose wav lossless format
Next, you can click the small icon from the bottom right, then it will pop up a window for you to select the format, codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate and so on. Here please select the WAV format. Other parameters will be automatically set.
Step 4Encode M4P to WAV
start converting
At last, you can click the red "Convert" button to start converting. WAV is a lossless format without compression. Usually it will be converted much faster than any other formats. By the way, WAV also has a big disadvantage that the output file is big. So please make sure you have a big enough hard drive on your computer too.
Video Tutorial
To make it easier, you can also watch this video tutorial:

Part 3. Top WAV Players Recommended

The default tool to play WAV files on Windows computer is Windows Media Player. It has lots of features such as managing media library, importing media files. It is cable of playing WAV music but it runs kind of slow. If you want a lightweight media player which supports WAV, you can take a look at the following list.


It is one of the most popular free WAV players which supports to play WAV on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android. And it has the features music visualization, playlist creation and so on.


VLC supports to play both video and audio files with different formats WAV, FLAC, MP4, MP3, VOB, MKV. If you want to have a powerful player for all your digital media files, that is it.


Do you want to listen to WAV music on your Mac without installing extra software? If so, you can give iTunes a try. iTunes is an all-in-one tool for you to buy, download and play digital contents.