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How to Download and Convert Apple Music to MP3

Indeed, Apple Music is one of the outstanding Streaming Media for Apple users. But compared to other Streaming Media, Apple does has more restriction in listening Apple Music. Music can only be played through iTunes or on Apple devices with network connection. Thus, users who don't have Apple system or iTunes are not able to enjoy Apple Music. Meanwhile, due to music protection, Apple Music are not allowed to download for offline listening. Therefore, you will face a big problem if you want to enjoy Apple Music on MP3 Player, Android or other handsets.

This article is going to break through it! In the following passage, step-by-step tutorial is going to show you the method of downloading and converting Apple Music to MP3 to local! Expired Apple Music subscription, Apple devices without network, non-Apple system, these situations can all be solved! You will gain real Apple Music MP3 files for keeping forever!

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What You Need to Download Apple Music

You need an efficient Apple Music Converter to help you figure it out. This Apple Music Converter gives you a platform to download and convert Apple Music files to MP3 format. Not only MP3 format, TuneCable offers 6 more formats, AAC, FLAC, WAV AIFF and to adapt to different devices for music playing.

TuneCable provides with both Windows and Mac version, you can know more features from: Windows Version / Mac Version

Key Features of TuneCable Apple Music Converter:
  • Record iTunes M4P music, podcasts, audiobooks, Apple Music
  • Convert Apple Music files to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC
  • Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality
  • Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion
  • Enjoy free update & technical support
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Tutorial: Download and Convert Apple Music to MP3

Follow Apple Music Converter to learn detailed steps of getting real Apple Music files! After doing all the steps below, you will receive Apple Music MP3 files.

Step 1: Launch Apple Music Converter

Please download and install Apple Music Converter on computer in advance. iTunes is also needed in this method, please make sure you have installed latest iTunes and log in with your Apple account. Now launch it and click '+ Add' to select desired Apple Music songs from iTunes.

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Step 2: Customize Output Apple Music Format

Tap settings(Settings) icon from menu bar to set up the output format of Apple Music. Choose 'MP3' in Output Format, TuneCable also supports to convert Apple Music to AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. You can customize Conversion Mode, Output Quality, Output Path and other parameters if you need. Close the window directly to apply the settings.

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC
  • Conversion Mode: Intelligent Mode, iTunes Record, YouTube Download
  • Output Quality: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps
  • Output Folder: You can choose to change it or not
  • Output Name: {Track Number}, {Title}, {Artist}, {Album}, {Playlist Index}
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
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Step 3: Select Apple Music Tracks to Convert

After click '+ Add' button on Step 1, a pop-up window will show up with your iTunes music library. All your iTunes Library, playlist and purchased Apple Music will display on screen. All you need to do is to select desired Apple Music songs. Then tap 'OK' to confirm your selection.

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Step 4: Start to Download and Convert Apple Music

To select more tracks, you can click '+ Add' button to add more Apple Music songs to convert. If some of them you don't want to convert, just simply click '×' icon behind each song to delete. After selection, click 'Convert' to download and convert selected Apple Music.

TuneCable achieves to convert Apple Music with 10x speed, just need some time to accomplish the downloading work.

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Step 5: View Converted Apple Music History

All converted Apple Music songs will show in 'Converted' module after conversion. You can play these songs in TuneCable directly. Downloaded Apple Music will remain with its cover and ID3 information.

conversion history

Notice: For trial users, TuneCable only allows to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. To enjoy the complete Apple Music tracks for offline listening, please buy the full versionWindows / Mac.

Step 6: Apple Music MP3 Files

To check out local Apple Music files, please click on open folder icon to open the output folder directly. Now, these downloaded Apple Music files are all MP3 formats. With these MP3 Apple Music files, you can import and save on different device for listening!

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Summary: That's it! Download Apple Music as MP3 format can be so easy with the help of TuneCable's Apple Music Converter. There is no need to worry about your expired subscription or unavailable device. Now start to download and convert Apple Music for local storage!

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