How to play Apple Music on Chromebook?

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. It runs Google's Chrome OS and is designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, with most applications and documents living in the cloud.  Apple Music is now natively supports Chrome OS. Simply download the latest release from the Play Store and you can start enjoying your favorite music on your Chromebook. It’s free, but you will need a subscription - priced at $10.99 a month.


Part 1. Does Apple Music Work on Chromebooks?

Part 2. Convert Apple Music songs to Chromebook compatible format

Part 3. Enjoy Apple Music songs on Chromebook without Apple Music app

1. Does Apple Music Work on Chromebooks?

For quite some time, Apple refused to allow the installation of Apple Music on Chromebooks; however, this recently changed. Now you can install the Apple Music app from the Google Play Store on Chromebooks that are compatible with the Play Store.

However, if you prefer to use other music app on Chromebook, you can also convert Apple Music songs to mp3 and then play them without Apple Music app.

2. Convert Apple Music songs to Chromebook compatible format

To play Apple Music songs on Chromebook, you can download Apple Music songs first. Be aware that the songs you downloaded with Apple Music subscription are in DRM-protected M4P format and can't be played anywhere else. Here we will show you how to download DRM-free mp3 songs from Apple Music.You will need a professional Apple Music converter - Ondesoft Apple Music Converter, which will automatically load all Apple Music tracks, albums and playlists you have added to iTunes libarary.

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  • Download Apple Music songs to MP3, M4A, etc.
  • 100% original quality and ID3 tags.
  • 16x conversion speed
  • Convert iTunes music/audiobooks and Audible audiobooks
  • Output format: MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R, MKA, WAV

Follow below steps to convert Apple Music songs to mp3 with Ondesoft Apple Music Converter.

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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3. Enjoy Apple Music songs on Chromebook without Apple Music app

After getting the DRM-free Apple Music songs, you can then transfer them to Chromebook or upload them to Google Drive/Google Play Music and play them with any music player you want.

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