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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 Download Songs on Apple Music [Latest Guide]

Apple Music is a popular streaming music service that gives you access to a huge music library. While streaming music is Apple Music's primary feature, it also lets you download songs, playlists, and albums for offline listening. Then, you can listen to Apple Music offline even without an Internet connection. It's perfect for long flights, road trips, or to help you save on data usage. Read on and learn how to download music from Apple Music.

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Part 1. Can You Download Music from Apple Music?

Can you download Apple Music to listen offline? Yes. To download from Apple Music, you need an active subscription, such as Individual, Student, Family, or Apple One (which includes Apple Music, Apple TV+, and more). Please note that Apple Music Voice members can no longer download songs because it has been discontinued in early November.

After subscribing to Apple Music, you can download songs, albums, playlists, radio shows, or music videos from Apple Music. Before downloading songs to your device, you must add them to your music library. After downloading, you can access the downloaded songs without an internet connection.

However, downloaded Apple Music songs are protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM). You can only play them in the Apple Music app on authorized devices. After you cancel your Apple Music subscription, you won't be able to access your downloaded songs. Therefore, it is best to download Apple Music playlists to MP3 by DRmare Apple Music Converter. You can skip to Part 4 for a detailed tutorial.

Part 2. How to Download Apple Music to PC/Mac

Make sure you have an active Apple Music subscription and installed the lastest version of iTunes or Apple Music app on your computer. Then follow the steps below to download songs from Apple Music on PC/Mac.

Step 1. Launch the Apple Music app or iTunes on your Windows/Mac computer.

Step 2. Browse or search for the music you want to listen to. Then click the '+' button to add it to your library. You can add a song individually or an entire playlist/album.

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Step 3. Click on the 'Download' or the 'Three Dots' > 'Download' to start downloading.

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Step 4. Once the playlist is downloaded, you will see the down arrow turn into a red tick.

Part 3. How to Download Apple Music to iPhone/Android

The steps to get Apple Music download on mobile device are similar to those on a computer. Below is how to download music on Apple Music on Android/iPhone.

Step 1. Open the Apple Music app on your mobile phone.

Step 2. You can tap on 'Search' to find the music you want to listen to.

Step 3. Once found, tap on the 'Three Dots' icon on the item and choose 'Add to Library'. Or you can open the playlist and click on the '+' button to add it to your library.

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Step 4. Now click on the 'Download' icon at the top of the playlist/album to download the entire playlist/album. There is another way: Tap on the 'Three Dots' icon at the top and choose 'Download'. You can also tap the 'Three Dots' icon on each song and choose 'Download' to download single songs.

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Part 4. How to Download Apple Music to MP3

You can download music from Apple Music only if you have an Apple Music subscription. However, once your subscription ends, you will lose access to your music library, including those downloaded songs. This seems unfair to users. What's worse is that you can only play Apple Music on the Apple Music app, but not on other portable devices.

Therefore, the best way to get the most out of your Apple Music subscription is to download Apple Music to MP3. The tool we recommend is DRmare Apple Music Converter. With it, you can download and convert Apple Music songs, playlists, albums, etc. to MP3, FLAC, AAC or other common formats with just one click. Afterwards, you can access the downloaded Apple Music files on any device, even if your subscription expires.

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How to Download MP3 from Apple Music by DRmare Apple Music Converter

The DRmare Apple Music Converter is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers. And you can install it according to your computer system for free via the 'Download' button above.

Step 1Launch DRmare Apple Music Converter
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After installation, open the DRmare Apple Music Converter and you will see iTunes also launches if installed. On DRmare's main screen, there are some buttons for you. It is simple and everyone can get started quickly.
Step 2Add downloaded Apple Music songs
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Before adding songs to this software, please follow the steps in Part 3 to download Apple Music songs in advance. Then you can click on the 'Add' button at the bottom-left corner to import the downloaded Apple Music songs. You can also directly drag and drop them to this software's main screen. (Make sure the 'Share iTunes library XML with other applications' option is enabled on iTunes.)
Step 3Set output format for Apple Music
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You are allowed to customize the output format, channel, sample rate, bit rate, and more. To do that, click on the 'Set Output Format' icon at the bottom right. You can also skip this step and it will automatically download from Apple Music to MP3 by default.
Step 4Download Apple Music songs to MP3
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Finally, click the 'Convert' button to start downloading and converting Apple Music to MP3 or other formats you set before. It will work at a 30X faster speed so you won't wait for too long. After downloading, click on 'History' or 'Output' path to find and listen to these Apple Music MP3 files. They are yours to keep forever or move to any other device for listening.

Part 5. FAQs about Downloading Apple Music

Q1: How Many Songs Can I Download from Apple Music?

A: Up to 100,000 songs. Once the download limit is reached, you need to remove some downloaded items before you can download extra songs.

Q2: Can I Keep the Songs I Download from Apple Music?

A: No. Although you can download songs from Apple Music to your device to listen offline, they are protected by Digital Rights Management. Once your Apple Music subscription expires, all downloaded songs will disappear and you can't access them. To solve this problem, you can use DRmare Apple Music Converter to download Apple Music songs to MP3 and save them permanently.

Q3: Why Won't My Apple Music Download?

A: There may be several reasons why you are unable to download Apple Music. For example, the internet connection is unstable, the available storage space is insufficient, there are issues with the Apple Music app, etc. You can try to resolve the issue by restarting your device, connecting to a more stable network, and updating the latest version of the Apple Music app.

View also: Fix Apple Music Not Downloading

Q4: How to Download All Songs on Apple Music?

A: There is no direct option to download all the songs on Apple Music at once. But you can create a smart playlist of all the songs on your computer and then download that playlist. The Smart Playlist option is only available on computer devices, but you can create a Smart Playlist on your computer and open Sync Library, then download all your Apple Music songs at once on your mobile device. Details: How to download all songs on Apple Music.

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