Best Way to Strip DRM from Apple Music M4P Songs

"I have downloaded and transferred multiple Apple Music songs to my Android phone, however, they don't seem to play when I am on the airplane. What is the problem and how I can solve it? " - Kaylee Wright.

Apple Music has been expanding since its release in 2015. Many users enjoy listening to Apple Music offline whenever they are free like on the airplane, having a party outside and so on. However, it is so annoying to encounter the problem that Apple Music tracks won't play on common MP3 players as they are FairPlay DRM protected. But don't worry. Here in this post, we will introduce more about the Apple Music so as to find a great solution to solve the M4P music playback issue by removing DRM from Apple Music permanently.

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Part 1. Best Way to Unlock Apple Music DRM for Offline Listening

Apple Music is one of the most popular music subscription services in the world similar to Spotify and Amazon Music. It owns over 40 million songs in library. Unlike iTunes music which supports to download offline and listen with only one-time fee, Apple Music has DRM copyright protection and it requires you to pay the subscription fee on annual basis to continue to enjoy the music. This means you don't really own the music. If you stop the payment, the songs will disappear from your library automatically. What is worse, even if you have paid for the service, you can't get full use of them due to the DRM protection. For example, you can't download Apple Music on portable player offline easily as there is no Apple Music app supported for it.

That is why users may encounter Apple Music playback issue when they are on the environment without internet access or have incompatible devices. If you also have the similar trouble above, it is time to solve it now. With the best Apple Music converting program DRmare Apple Music Converter, you can break any limitations and transform Apple Music files to DRM free files such as MP3 in a easiest way. Compared to other programs in the market, it is easy to use yet the features are more powerful.

DRmare Apple Music Converter

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  • User-friendly design, all powerful features are hidden under the sleek interface
  • Get rid of DRM copyright from all kinds of audio files like Apple Music, audiobooks
  • Support to convert audio files to new formats losslessly at a 30X faster speed
  • DRmare provide 24/7 technical support and you will get lifetime free update

Part 2. How to Strip Off DRM from Apple Music

Before you get started to convert your Apple Music, please make sure the Apple Music M4P files are downloaded on iTunes first. Also, download and install the DRmare iTunes Audio Converter to your computer.

Step 1Load Apple Music M4P files
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You can click the 'Add Files' menu, then all of your Apple Music songs and playlist downloaded to iTunes will show up on the media browser. You can batch select the music files you want to import to DRmare software. If your files don't show up there, this maybe caused by iTunes settings. Just go to the 'preferences' window of your iTunes and then enable the option 'share iTunes library XML with other applications'. Besides, please make sure you have input the Apple ID and password to authorize the Apple Music to play on your computer first.
Step 2Set output music format
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Apple Music originally comes with M4P format encoded in 256kbps which is special for Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac computers other than third-party devices or players. To get a more popular format, you can choose MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4B. By default, it will keep the output format as MP3. If you want to have a higher bit rate of output music, you can also choose FLAC.
Step 3Rip DRM from Apple Music
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No matter how many Apple Music songs you have, DRmare Audio Converter will bath convert them to common music files within 1 click. When the converting is done, you will find all the Apple Music DRM free files from the output folder you selected. The output quality will be kept while running at a high converting speed.

Part 3. Summarize

To wrap it all up, removing DRM with DRmare Apple Music Converter is one of the best ways for its easy usability, faster converting speed and high output quality. Though there are some free tools such as Requiem may be able to help you disable DRM under old version iTunes and computers, it may take you substantial of time to set up as it is discontinued for a long time.

By using DRmare Audio Converter, you will get rid of any obstacles in enjoying Apple Music and you won't have any trouble play them everywhere. Additionally, you don't need to worry the files being lost after stopping the subscription. Just stop the Apple Music subscription to save your money.

One thing you need to note is that DRmare Audio Converter is designed for personal use only, so please don't use the output files for commercial such as selling the converted songs. Have you learned the tutorial well yet? In case you still have any questions, please leave your comments below.

Video Guide: Remove DRM from Apple Music with DRmare Audio Converter

Here's the complete video tutorial of removing DRM protection from Apple Music with DRmare Audio Converter on macOS:

March 09, 2018 17:53 pm

Posted by Jack Simons to Apple Music Tips

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