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Wanna know how to get lossless Apple Music songs? Read this page that you will learn how to stream lossless audio from Apple Music and convert Apple Music to lossless format, after that, you will get lossless Apple Music songs, get a great music listening experience, offline playback Apple Music on any devices, and use output Apple Music for more personal usage in life.

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Though there are more and more music streaming service has been released in these years, Apple Music is the main choose for most music lover, since it provides official music download source with users and promise high audio quality. However, the normal music quality may be not satisfied with senior music loves, especially for they who want to enjoy the lossless Apple Music songs on some devices outside Apple Music authorized. In this detailed guide we will explain what’s the Apple Music tracks format, offers the ways for you to stream lossless audio from Apple Music and convert Apple Music to lossless format. In the last section, it will show you what devices are supported by lossless Apple Music songs.

Part 1. What’s the Apple Music Tracks Format? Are they Lossless?

As we know, Apple Music is encoded in AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) format with 256kbps bitrate, it is similar to the iTunes Match service. And all Apple Music songs have the .m4p file extension for protected AAC file. You can only stream Apple Music online, or download Apple Music songs as cache files on authorized device. Once the music subscription expires, the downloaded music contents will be inaccessible. Actually, 256kbps AAC Apple Music file is the same with 320kbps MP3 in quality. Most people can hardly recognize the difference between them. As this point, you can know that Apple Music is not lossless. Lossless music can keep all the audio quality of the original source, the lossless audio format includes WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC (Apple Lossless) and APE.

Part 2. How to Stream Lossless Audio from Apple Music

In this part, we will show you the official ways to stream lossless audio from Apple Music on iPhone, Android, and Mac. The steps are easy and clean, just follow it to get lossless Apple Music on your device.

A.How to Stream Lossless Apple Music on iPhone

To change your Apple Music settings on an iPhone, you’ll use the built-in Settings app.

Step 1. On iPhone tap Settings and scroll down to tap Music.
Step 2. Under Audio, tap Audio Quality. Select the Audio Quality option.
Step 3. Turn on Lossless Audio. After these steps, any music you downloaded will save with its original lossless quality until you delete and re-download it.

set audio quality on iphone

After these steps, you will able to get lossless Apple Music on iPhone.

B.How to Stream Lossless Apple Music on Android

To stream lossless Apple Music on Android, you’ll need to change the settings in Apple Music app.

Step 1. Open the Apple Music app and tap the three stacked dots in the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 2. Tap Settings. Open the Apple Music app’s settings.
Step 3. Tap Audio Quality, and then turn on Lossless Audio. It will let you choose Audio Quality in the Apple Music Android app.

set audio quality on android

After these steps, you will able to stream lossless Apple Music on your Android device with the audio quality you set.

C.How to Stream Lossless Apple Music on Mac

To stream lossless Apple Music on Mac, you’ll need to change the settings in Apple Music app.

Step 1. Open Apple Music app on Mac.
Step 2. Click Music in the menu bar at the top of the screen, and then click Preferences.
Step 3. A new window will pop up, click Playback at the top, then check Lossless audio option below.
Step 4. Use the Streaming and Download drop-downs to pick whether you want Lossless or High Resolution Lossless music. Choose what quality you want to stream and download music in.
Step 5. Once all settings are done, click OK to save it.

set audio quality on mac

After these steps, you will able to stream lossless Apple Music on your Mac.

Part 3. How to Convert Apple Music to Lossless Format

Tough you can get lossless Apple Music on iPhone/Android/Mac through change the audio settings on device or Apple Music app, you can only get Apple Music songs with lossless quality under music subscription, you will not able to access Apple Music after the music subscription ends. Here we are going share a practical way with you to convert Apple Music to lossless format, then you can keep Apple Music forever, offline playback Apple Music on any devices even without subscription, keep enjoying Apple Music no matter you are an Apple Music subscriber or not.

It’s not difficult to convert Apple Music songs to lossless format if you ask help of TunesBank Apple Music Converter. What can this powerful Apple Music converter do for you? Firstly, it is enables to remove DRM from Apple Music, convert Apple Music to DRM-free audio formats, including MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, AIFF, AU, AC3, FLAC. As a result, you will get Appe Music as lossless format, like WAV, AIFF, FLAC, get a great music listening experience. Secondly, it is capable of output Apple Music files with original audio quality and ID3 tags preserved. In addition, with the advanced technology, TuneBank program helps you batch convert Apple Music contents at 10X faster speed. After music conversion, you are allowed to play Apple Music on any devices as you like. You have saved Apple Music tracks forever even when the subscription expires, and use Apple Music for more personal usage in life, for instance, burn Apple Music to CD, copy Apple Music to USB hard drive, upload Apple Music to Cloud space for backup, make Apple Music as ringtone, or transfer Apple Music to MP3 players.

Features of TunesBank Apple Music Converter

  • Remove DRM from Apple Music effectively
  • Convert Apple Music to common audio formats
  • Convert Apple Music to lossless formats
  • Output Apple Music files with original audio quality
  • Batch convert Apple Music contents at 10X faster speed
  • Saved Apple Music tracks forever
  • Access Apple Music when the subscription expires
  • Get a great music listening experience
  • Play Apple Music on any devices
  • Use Apple Music for more personal usage in life

How to Convert Apple Music to Lossless Format

Before converting Apple Music to lossless format, please download TunesBank Apple Music Converter and install it on your computer. Please make sure you have installed iTunes app or Apple Music app on the computer before the music conversion started. Then log in your Apple Music with the account that under Apple Music subscription.

Step 1 Add Apple Music Songs

Firstly, search and add the songs you want in the iTunes library, or download the songs/playlist from Apple Music catalog to computer to save them as local files.

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Step 2 Run TunesBank Apple Music Converter on Computer

Run TunesBank Apple Music Converter on you computer, then iTunes or Apple Music app will automatically launched at the same time.

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Then all Apple Music tracks will synced with the TunesBank program automatically. If you can’t find songs you want, please click “Refresh” option to reload all media files from iTunes library again, if the song doesn’t appear in iTunes, then it won’t be shown on TunesBank program either.

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Step 3 Choose Apple Music Songs to Convert

Select a playlist on the left side in the interface, then click the checkbox to select the Apple Music tracks you want to convert. Or you can search the song in search box in the upper right corner.

select apple music playlist

Step 4 Select WAV, AIFF, FLAC as Output Format

Go to the bottom of the interface, you can customize the Output Format (To convert Apple Music to output format, you are suggested select WAV, AIFF, FLAC), Output Path, Output Quality, Bitrate, Sample Rate, Channels, etc,.

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Noted: TunesBank Apple Music Converter for Windows supports convert music files to MP3, M4A, FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU audio formats. TunesBank Apple Music Converter for Mac supports for 5X conversion speed.

5X conversion speed

Step 5 Convert Apple Music to Lossless Format

When all the steps are done above, simple click the button of “Convert” to beginning converting Apple Music songs to WAV, AIFF, FLAC.

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Step 6 Get Output Apple Music Songs

Once the music conversion completes, click “Finished” and “View Output File” to check output Apple Music songs.

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Part 4. Apple Music Lossless: What Devices are Supported?

According to Apple Music official website, lossless ‌Apple Music‌ songs are supported and can be listened to on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV; AirPods and HomePod are not supported. Now you can transfer and offline playback output Apple Music on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV, and get a great music listening experience. Enjoy!

Conclusion

Actually, unless you’re listening on a very high-end sound system or using some master headphones, you can’t get the difference between normal high quality music and lossless music. Apple Music will not offer lossless quality music at present. If you want to get Apple Music songs as lossless format, you should consider using TunesBank Apple Music Converter. After converting Apple Music to lossless format with TunesBank program, you will get lossless Apple Music songs, get a great music listening experience, offline playback Apple Music on any devices, and use output Apple Music for more personal usage in life. Don’t be wait to download it to have a try right now!

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