Want to save Apple Music songs to PC forever? This tutorial will show you how you can save Apple Music songs, albums and playlists on your computer and more devices for offline listening without limits.

“Can I save Apple Music tracks on my PC forever? I have downloaded the entire playlist from iTunes to my computer. If I cancel my subscription, can I continue to save the downloaded songs?”

Apple Music is a subscription-based music streaming service that gives you instant access to millions of songs. You can easily find your favorite tracks and artists on Apple Music and add them to your music library. But sometimes you may want to save Apple Music to PC forever and then cancel the subscription. Obviously, Apple does not allow you to do this. In this tutorial, we will explain why you can’t save Apple Music songs on PC, Mac computers, and show you how to save Apple Music albums, songs and playlists to PC and portable devices for offline listening. For Mac users, you can refer to How to save Apple Music to Mac.

Why Can’t We Really Save Apple Music Songs on PC?

Apple allows you to download songs from Apple Music to PC, MacOS, iPhone, Android and other authorized devices for offline listening. However, the fact is that you don’t really own the downloaded Apple Music songs on your PC. All songs you download from Apple Music are encoded using FairPlay (DRM protection). When you have Apple Music subscription account, Apple Music app or iTunes app and authorized devices, you can listen to them offline. But once you cancel the service or uninstall the iTunes app on your PC, you will not be able to enjoy them.

So how to save Apple Music songs to PC without restriction? Well, the key is to strip DRM from Apple Music and convert them to common audio formats like MP3, WAV, etc. In such case, a powerful Apple Music Converter can make it happen.

Great Tool to Save Apple Music Songs to PC Forever

TunesBank Apple Music Converter is a desktop app for Mac and Windows, which stands out among all Apple Music Converting tools. It’s a great utility to remove DRM from Apple Music songs and convert Apple Music to MP3, M4A, AAC or FLAC with original CD quality preserved. With it, you can easily save Apple Music songs on PC forever, or even burn Apple Music to CD on PC. What’s more, this excellent tool also supports to convert iTunes purchased music, iTunes audiobooks, and Audible audiobooks to MP3, AAC etc. for listening without limit. The conversion speed on the PC can be as high as 10 times, and the conversion speed on the Mac version can be as high as 5 times, saving your time.

Beautiful Features of TunesBank Apple Music Converter:

  • Convert Apple music, iTunes music to MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC format losslessly.
  • Save Apple Music songs and playlist to computer for offline enjoying.
  • Keep all ID3 tags, metadata after converting Apple Music to MP3/M4A files.
  • Supports converting Audible and iTunes audiobooks to MP3, AAC, M4B audios.
  • Save Apple Music songs to PC at 10X speed, and save to Mac at 5X speed.
  • Transfer Apple Music songs from PC to any device for offline listening.

Easy Steps to Save Apple Music to PC

Follow the guide exactly and you can easily save Apple Music songs and playlists to PC. Before starting, click the “Download” button to download the Windows version of TunesBank Apple Music Converter to your PC. To save Apple Music songs on Mac, please get the Mac version of TunesBank Apple Music Converter on your computer.

Step 1. Launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter
Firstly, launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter on the desktop. At the same time, iTunes app will run with it automaticlly. Then the software will load the whole iTunes library, including music, videos, movies, auidobooks, etc.

launch the converter and sign in Apple ID

Step 2. Add Apple Music Songs to TunesBank
TunesBank’s interface design is similar to iTunes. Click on “Music” or “Playlist” in the left side, and drag it to the “+” icon.

add Apple Music playlist

Then you can select the tracks you want to convert, or even the whole playlist.

Select Apple Music Songs

Step 3. Choose Output Format as MP3
After selecting the desired songs, move to the bottom of the interface. To save Apple Music songs on computer forever, it is recommended to choose MP3 or WAV as the output formats. Meanwhile, you can also adjust the output quality, sample rate, bit rate, etc. for your preference.

customize output settings

Step 4. Start to Save Apple Music Songs on PC
After the above settings, simply hit on the “Convert” button to save Apple Music tracks on PC with keeping original quality and all ID3 tags.

start to save apple msuic to pc

After the conversion is complete, you can go to “Finished” option to find the converted Apple Music files.

get Apple Music MP3 files

Thanks to TunesBank Apple Music Converter, you can save songs from Apple Music to PC with ease. In addition, you can move the converted Apple Music files from PC to your iPhone, Android, PSP, PS4, MP3 player, iPods and any other device for offline enjoying.

Save Apple Music to PC


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