Do you want to download Apple Music songs for free? In this article,we’re going to teach you an easy way to songs, albums, and playlists from Apple Music for free. Besides, we will also guide you how to download Apple Music songs on mobile and desktop with subscription.

“If I cancel the subscription, how do I download music from Apple Music for free? I want to save Apple Music for offline listening on my iPhone 13. Please help.”

Apple Music is one of the most popular streaming music service in the world. It offers 3 paid mode: Student Plan $4.99/month, Individual Plan $9.99/month and Family Plan $14.99/month. With Apple Music subscription, you have unlimited access to more than 75 millions of songs in its music library. It brings you closer to your favorite songs, albums and artists. You can listen to all your favorite music without taking up device storage space. Also, you can download Apple Music songs or playlists for offline enjoying on your mobile devices, computer and other authorized devices. Today, we will discuss how to download songs, albums, artists, and playlists from Apple Music for free.

Part 1. Can You Get Apple Music for free?

Many people asked “Can I get Apple Music for free?” The answer is yes and no. If you are new to Apple Music, then you can get 3-month free trial from Apple Music. During the trial period, you can enjoy all the features provided by Apple Music for free like a subscriber. This means you can download Apple Music songs, albums, artists or playlist, etc. However, this doesn’t mean you own the music you downloaded. In fact, all Apple Music songs, artists, albums, playlists and podcasts are encoded by FairPlay DRM. Once the subscription or free trial ends, you will lose access to all your downloaded Apple Music contents. To download Apple Music for free, and keep Apple Music songs forever, you can ask a third-party tool for help. Keep reading.

Part 2. Download Songs, Albums and Playlists From Apple Music for free

TunesBank Apple Music Converter is a one-stop tool, which can help you download Apple Music, iTunes music, as well as audiobooks for free and convert them to popular audio formats, including MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. With it, you can easily free download Apple Music songs, artist, albums and playlists as MP3 / M4A / FLAC / WAV files with 100% lossless quality. By using it, you will not only keep Apple Music songs forever without paying a long term subscription, but also transfer Apple Music songs to any device for offline playback, such as MP3 player, iPods, iOS, Android, PSP, Xbox, etc. Let’s see how it works!

Great Features of TunesBank Apple Music Converter:

  • Strip DRM from Apple Music, iTune Music & Audiobooks.
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3/M4A/FLAC at 5-10X speed.
  • Convert iTune music, M4B/M4A/AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3, etc.
  • Keep original music quality and ID3 tags like Artist, Album, etc.
  • Manage your music library by customize audio quality and ID3 tags.
  • Save Apple Music tracks on computer forever without subscription.
  • Enjoy Apple Music offline on any device; Burn Apple Music to CD, etc.
  • Easy-to-use; Batch conversion; User-friendly interface, no any ads.

Step-by-step: Download Apple Music Songs for free

Step 1. Launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter
Download, install and launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter on Mac and PC. Meanwhile, iTunes app will be launched automatically with TunesBank software.

launch the converter and sign in Apple ID

Step 2. Add Songs/Albums/Artist/Playlists From Apple Music to TunesBank
TunesBank will load all the contents from iTunes library, including songs, albums, artists, audiobooks, podcasts, music videos, etc. Click “My Songs”, “Playlist” or artist name, album name in the left side, then tick the checkbox to select your target Apple Music songs or an entire playlist.

Select Apple Music Songs

Step 3. Customize Output Settings
Move to the bottom of the screen, here you can customize the output format, output quality, output path, bitrate, sample rate, codec, etc. MP3 format is compatible with almost music devices and players, you can select MP3 as output format for Apple Music.

customize output settings

Step 4. Free Download Apple Music Songs to Mac/PC
Click “Convert” button to start to download songs, albums or playlist from Apple Music to your Mac or PC computer in MP3 format.

download apple msuic to mp3 for free

When the conversion is done, you can tap “Finished” tab, and click “View Output File” to find the downloaded Apple Music tracks on your local drive.

get Apple Music MP3 files

Part 3. Download Songs, Albums and Playlists From Apple Music with Subscription

3.1 Download Songs, Albums and Playlists from Apple Music to iOS & Android Phone

Step 1. Open the Apple Music app on your iOS or Android phone with your Apple Music account.

Step 2. Search for the music you like. Then tap “+” icon next to any song, album, playlist or music video to add them to your library. And click Download arrow next to each song.

Step 3. You can also find all your songs, albums, artists and playlists listed in the “Library” section (at the bottom of the screen). Select one and tap “Download” button.

download apple music to ios

Tips: If you want to automatically download music from Apple Music, please go to “Settings” > “Music”, then turn on “Automatic Downloads”.

3.2 Download Songs, Albums and Playlists from Apple Music to PC & Mac

Download Songs, Albums, Artists and Playlist from Apple Music to PC

Step 1. Make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your PC. Then tap “Account” to sign in with your Apple Music subscription account.

Step 2. You can search your favourite tracks, albums or artist on Search Box. The click “+” to add to your library.

Step 3. Now tap “Library”, and select “Albums”, “Artists” or “Songs”, and it will display your albums, songs in the right section. Just tap the Download arrow to download albums, artists or songs from Apple Music to PC.

download apple music songs on pc

Tips: To download Apple Music playlists on iTunes or Music (Mac), you can click on “File” > “New” > “Playlist”, and type a name. Then you can add the songs to the new created playlist and download it.

create a new playlist on itunes

Download Songs, Albums, Artists and Playlist from Apple Music to Mac

Step 1. Launch the latest version iTunes on Mac, and sign in with your Apple Music subscription account. For MacOS 10.15 Catalina or above, please start the “Music” app.

Step 2. Search the songs, album or artist in the Search Box. Then click “+ Add” to add the album or artist to your library. You can also click the “+” next to each song to add them one by one.

add songs to apple music on mac

Step 3. Then tap the Download arrow to download the Apple Music songs.

download apple music on mac

Or right-click on “Play” to download playing song quickly.

download apple music on mac

Tips: To download Apple Music songs on Mac automatically, you can click “Music” > “Preferences”, enable “Automatic Downloads” in “General” option, then click “OK” to save.

automatic download Apple Music on Mac

To download songs, albums, artist and playlists from Apple Music for free, you can rely on TunesBank Apple Music Converter. This powerful tool enables you to download and convert all your Apple Music library to MP3, M4A, FLAC with original quality at 5-10X faster speed, so that you can get Apple Music free forever and listen to Apple Music offline on any device! Moreover, you can also burn Apple Music to CD, save Apple Music to USB drive, SD card, etc.

Download Music From Apple Music Free


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