How to play Apple Music songs on iPod Classic?

The iPod Classic still remains the favorite and most used MP3 player for many users. Unlike the iPhone, the iPod Classic can hold, according to Apple, up to 140,000 tracks on the 160GB hard drive. Although smartphones today can play music, it doesn’t mean phones should do all the work. Music lovers who listen to songs often with phones all have the same concern: battery life plummets and storage is full. An iPod can take a load off your smartphone, hosting all your music and leave the storage on your phone for the things you really need.

However, you can't sync Apple Music songs to iPod classic, iPod shuffle, iPod nano and iPod touch 4th gen, because all these iPod models don't have Wi-Fi compatibility. Apple Music is a subscription service and therefore requires an internet connection in order to ensure that the subscription is still active.

To play Apple Music songs on iPod Classic, the only option is to download Apple Music songs to DRM-free mp3 format, then you can sync the songs to iPod Classic freely as other songs.

Ondesoft iTunes Converter is such Apple Music DRM removal tool that allows you to easily remove DRM from Apple Music songs and convert Apple Music M4P songs to MP3 at 16X speed on your Mac or Windows. What's more, you don't need to download the Apple Music songs to convert them since Ondesoft iTunes Converter automatically syncs with iTunes Library and Playlists.

This tutorial will show you how to remove DRM from Apple Music M4P songs to play them on iPod classic . We will take Ondesoft iTunes Converter Mac version as example.
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Steps to play Apple Music songs on iPod Classic

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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After conversion, you can sync the DRM-free Apple Music songs to your iPod classic, iPod shuffle or iPod nano and enjoy them anytime, anywhere you want. Besides, you can also play the DRM-free Apple Music songs on any device you like, such as MP3 player , USB driver , Amazon tablet , iPhone 4 , etc.

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

Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:

Built-in Apple Music web player
Pazu Apple Music Converter features an integrated Apple Music web player for you to browse and download music conveniently. There is no need to install Music or iTunes app. .

Customize profile settings
Apple Music allows you to customize Bitrate, Sample rate and Channels of the output song.

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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