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How to download Apple Music in FLAC format


Apple Music subscribers will be able to listen to more than 75 million songs in Lossless Audio — the way the artists created them in the studio starting June 2021 at no additional cost. To start listening to Lossless Audio, subscribers using the latest version of Apple Music can turn it on in Settings > Music > Audio Quality. Here, they can choose different resolutions for different connections such as cellular, Wi-Fi, or for download.

FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. FLAC may never actually supplant MP3, but if you care about sound quality, then FLAC is undoubtedly your best option. Flac beat rate may range from 800kbps to 1500kbps whereas mp3 files are available in 128kbps, 190kbps and 320kbps. To get FLAC files, you can rip from CD or purchase from a digital store. But do you know you can also download flac songs from Apple Music, the music streaming service. The Apple Music songs you downloaded to computer are in DRM protected M4P format, how to download the songs in FLAC format? It's super easy. All you need is this professional Apple Music converter - Ondesoft Apple Music Converter .

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How to Download Apple Music M4P songs in FLAC format?

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

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

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

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2. Check 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.

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Choose a playlist.

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3. Configure output settings

Select output format. This Apple Music converter supports converting Apple Music M4P tracks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA.

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For each output format, Apple Music converter provides different profile settings: High, Normal and Low with different Bitrate, SampleRate and channels. 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.

Output mp3 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 mp3 filename format if you like. Then all output MP3 songs will be in this filename format.

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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.

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