How to play Apple Music songs on iPod shuffle?
Apple Music songs are only accessible via Apple Music app or iTunes(on Mac and Windows). For the devices that can't install Apple Music app, you can't enjoy Apple Music's music catalog on them. iPod shuffle is one of them. According to Apple, Apple Music is available on:
- iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 8.4 or later, Apple Watch(Update from a paired iPhone), Apple TV(4th generation) or later, CarPlay, Sonos
- iTunes for Mac or Windows 12.2 or later
- Android phones with Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) or later
Even though you have downloaded many Apple Music songs for offline listening, you can't sync them to iPod shuffle via iTunes since the songs are DRM protected. What to do if you want to play Apple Music songs on your iPod shuffle? Well, you can remove DRM from the Apple Music songs and turn them to ordinary DRM-free MP3 songs and then sync them to your iPod shuffle via iTunes.
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 shuffle . We will take Ondesoft iTunes Converter Mac version as example.
Steps to play Apple Music songs on iPod shuffle
1. Select Apple Music songs you want to play on iPod shuffle
Download , install and run Ondesoft iTunes Converter on your Mac. All your iTunes files including playlists are loaded automatically, so make sure Apple Music songs, albums, playlists you want to play on iPod shuffle have been added to iTunes Library. You don't need to download them.
Check song from or playlists. You can also search for any song on the top right corner.
2. Configure output settings
Ondesoft Apple Music Converter supports converting Apple Music M4P songs to MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA. Choose the output format you like.
For each output format, Apple Music converter provides different profile settings: High, Normal and Low with different Bitrate, SampleRate and channels combinations. You can also customize the value as you like.
Output filename can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID, such as Artist - Album - Track - Title.mp3. Click Options on the menu bar to open Preferences and customize output filename format if you like.
3. Click Start Convert to remove DRM from selected Apple Music songs.
During converting, iTunes plays the Apple Music tracks in the background (muted), so you'd better not use iTunes before conversion is finished.
After conversion, you can sync the DRM-free Apple Music songs to your iPod shuffle and enjoy them anytime, anywhere you want.
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:
Automatically synchronize with iTunes Library
Just add Apple Music tracks, playlists or albums to iTunes Library. Apple Music Converter will automatically load and show them on the interface. There is no need to download the tracks, playlists or albums if your internet connection is fast enough .
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.
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 allows you to convert as many Apple Music tracks as you want at a time.
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