How to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3?

Here are many online m4p converter like https://www.filezigzag.com, https://www.mp3cutter.com for you to convert m4p to mp3 or other formats, but they can't convert Apple Music m4p songs since Apple Music songs are DRM protected. Here we will show you how to convert Apple Music m4p songs to mp3.

Part 1 Convert songs in your music library to MP3

Besides the 100 million songs from Apple Music catalog, you can also access your entire music library. To convert unprotected songs to MP3, you can simply use the Music app on Mac or iTunes app on Windows PC.

On your Mac

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. In the menu bar, choose Music > Preferences.
  3. Click the Files tab, then click Import Settings.
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  5. Click the menu next to Import Using, then choose MP3 Encoder.
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  7. Click OK.
  8. Select the songs in your library that you want to convert.
  9. Choose File > Convert, then Create MP3 Version. New song files appear in your library next to the original files.
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On your PC

  1. Open iTunes for Windows.
  2. In the menu bar, choose Edit > Preferences.
  3. Click the General tab, then click Import Settings.
  4. Click the menu next to Import Using, then choose MP3 Encoder.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Select the songs in your library that you want to convert.
  7. Choose File > Convert, then Create MP3 Version.


Convert songs in Apple Music catalog to MP3

Apple Music allows you to download 100,000 songs to your library. The downloaded songs are saved in Music - iTunes - iTunes Media - Apple Music. Check the songs and you will find they are in .m4p format, which is DRM protected and can only be played with authorized iTunes. The Apple Music songs can't be converted by ordinary music converter. If you want to convert them to mp3 to play anywhere, you will need a professional DRM music converter . Here we will recommend Ondesoft Apple Music Converter . It is a specific audio converter that allows you to convert any Apple Music songs to mp3 on Mac or Windows. The songs are still playable even after you cancel Apple Music subscription .
Related: How to convert M4P to M4A?

Steps to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

Download, install and launch Ondesoft Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows.

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2. Sign in your Apple Music account

Click the Sign in button and enter your Apple ID.

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3. Change output format(optional)

The default output format is lossless M4A. Ondesoft Apple Music Converter also supports converting Apple Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. You can also customize output file name with any combination of title, artist, album, playlist index and track ID.

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4. Select music

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose the playlist or album you want to convert.

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Click Add songs.

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5. Start Conversion

By default, all songs in the playlist/album will be checked. If there are songs you don't want to convert, please uncheck the box. Then click Convert button to start downloading songs to the format you choose.

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After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the downloaded songs.

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Free trial version allows you to convert 3 minutes of each song, to get the full version, please purchase a license.

If you want to convert Spotify to MP3 , try Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter .

Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:

Built-in Apple Music web player
Ondesoft Apple Music Converter features built-in Apple Music web player. Once logged in your Apple Music account, you can easily browse and select any songs, albums and playlists you want to download.

Customize profile settings
Apple Music to MP3 converter allows you to customize Codec, Bitrate, Sample rate and Channels of the output file. Also you may save them as custom profile for future use.

Fast Conversion Speed
The conversion speed can be as fast as 16X and you are free to set it as you desired.

Search Function
The powerful search function enables you to quickly find Apple Music tracks you need according to name, artist and album.

Customize file name format
Output file name can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID and you are free to customize it as you like.

Save ID tags
ID tags such as song name, Artist name, Album, Album artist, Genre and Artwork will be saved to the output MP3 and M4A files.

Batch conversion
Batch conversion allows you to convert as many Apple Music tracks as you want at a time.

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