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How to mix Apple Music songs in VirtualDJ?


Does Apple Music work with VirtualDJ?

I have download some Apple Music playlists to my Mac and I can see the Apple Music folder under iTunes folder in VirtualDJ browser, but there are no songs shown. Does VirtualDJ support Apple Music?

Unfortunately the answer is no. VirtualDJ will read the iTunes Library on every launch and will display all of your iTunes Playlists in the dedicated Root element of the Folder list . iCloud and Apple Music files are cloud based. These results will not appear in the VirtualDJ Browser. From what I've seen, you can save Apple Music songs to your my music folder for offline listening. However, these files are in a m4p format. iTunes purchased music that can be played through VDJ are m4a format. I've tried adding the m4p extension in Advanced options and it shows up, but no audio comes out and the track either says 0:00 or 0:01 on the time.

However, this is a workground for this. If you can download Apple Music songs to mp3, you can then load these songs into VirtualDJ like any other MP3 file. So how to download Apple Music songs to MP3? It's super easy with Ondesoft iTunes Converter. Follow below steps.

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Part 1 Download Apple Music M4P songs to MP3

Follow below steps to download Apple Music songs/albums/playlists to mp3 format first.

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

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

Ondesoft iTunes Converters will load the whole iTunes library automatically. Make sure you have added the Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to Library. How to add songs, albums or playlists to your Library from the Apple Music catalog?

Apple Music converter

2. Select Apple Music songs

Click Music or playlist name from the left side, then choose the Apple Music songs you want to download to mp3. Click the top checkbox to select all songs in Music or playlist.

Apple Music to mp3

Choose a playlist.

Apple Music to mp3

3. Configure output settings

Choose the output format according to your need. This Apple Music converter supports converting Apple Music M4P tracks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA.

output format

Choose output song quality from Profile list: normal, high or low. You can also customize bitrate and samplerate on the right side.

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4. Start to Convert

Click Convert button to start converting selected Apple Music M4P songs to MP3. After conversion, use the VirtualDJ browser to browse to the drive(s) and/or folder(s) where the music is located.

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Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:


Automatically synchronize with iTunes Library
Just add Apple Music tracks, playlists or albums to iTunes Library. Apple Music to MP3 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 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.

Apple Music Converter

Apple Music Converter
Convert Apple Music, iTunes music, audiobooks, Audible audiobooks to MP3, M4A, etc.

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