How to use Apple Music in Serato DJ?

Serato DJ allows you to export your music away from iTunes, but files from the Apple Music streaming service are not supported. So many people ask how to use Apple Music in Serato DJ.

Why can't I see my Apple Music streaming files in Serato DJ?

Files from the Apple Music streaming service that is exclusive to iTunes and iOS devices are not supported in Serato DJ. Files from the Apple Music streaming service are DRM protected, and won't be playable in any other software, hence why these files do not show in Serato DJ software.

Serato DJ supported file types includes .MP3, .OGG, .ALAC (mac only), .FLAC, .AIF, .WAV, .WL.MP3, .MP4, .M4A. So it means if you can convert the DRM protected Apple Music songs to mp3, you can then play them on Serato DJ. It's very easy, here we will show you the best way to remove Apple Music DRM and convert Apple Music to MP3 .

To convert DRM protected Apple Music songs to mp3, all you need is Ondesoft Apple Music Converter . Available on Mac and Windows, it allows you to quickly download any Apple Music songs to mp3, m4a, etc. with 100% original quality and all ID3 tags.

Part 1 Remove Apple Music DRM and convert 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 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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Part 2 Import DRM-free Apple Music to Serato DJ

The Music application (called iTunes on macOS 10.14 and earlier ) on macOS 10.15 Catalina is supported from Serato DJ Pro version 2.3.0, and Serato DJ Lite version 1.3.0 onward.

To import your music, ensure that the Music application (iTunes) library organisation is set up correctly. Music application preferences are found under: "Music" (menu bar dropdown) > "Preferences..." > "Files".

1. Uncheck "Keep Music Media Folder organised"

2. Uncheck "Copy files to Music Media Folder when adding to library"

Once you have set up your library in the Music application (iTunes), simply ensure 'Show iTunes Library' is checked in the Serato Setup window, under the 'Library + Display'.

If you want to convert Spotify to MP3 , try Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter .

Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:

Built-in Apple Music web player
Thanks to the integrated Apple Music web player, Ondesoft Apple Music Converter allows you to easily download Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to MP3, M4A, etc. without Music or iTunes app.

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.

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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Apple Music Converter
Download Apple Music songs, albums, playlists to MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF.

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