Can’t upload Apple Music songs to OneDrive for backup or storing? This article showed you the best solution to convert Apple Music songs and iTunes library to MP3 or M4A format with TunesBank and then upload them to OneDrive or other cloud service.

As Apple music lovers, we believe that everyone likes to download their favorite high-quality music for different purposes. However, the size of high-quality audio files is usually several times that of ordinary files, so many people want to upload Apple Music songs to Onedrive. However, when adding songs from Apple Music to OneDrive, you may find this to be a difficult task. Don’t worry, you are in the right place. In the last article, we discussed the simple way to upload Apple Music/iTunes library to Google Drive. In this article, we will show you the best solution to save Apple Music songs on OneDrive.

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Why Apple Music Songs Can’t Be Uploaded to OneDrive Directly?
OneDrive is a file storage service provided by Microsoft for storing files in the “cloud”, thereby providing each user with 5 GB of storage space for free. It allows users to store, synchronize and share files and other personal data. You can easily upload local music files to OneDrive. We all know that OneDrive supports MP3, M4A, MP4, WAV, AAC, WMV, AVI, ASF, M4V, MOV, WMA, SMI, 3G2, 3GP, ADTS, SAMI audio and video formats. However, if you try to transfer Apple Music songs to OneDrive, you may find that it is not as easy as you think. why?

You should know that the all Apple Music tracks are in M4P format protected by Fairplay DRM (Digital Rights Management) which largely restricts the users’ right in controlling and managing those songs. DRM-locked M4P format is not supported by OneDrive. As a result, you can’t export any content from the Apple Music into OneDrive or other cloud service and devices. Therefore, the key step to upload Apple Music tracks to OneDrive is to get rid of the DRM restriction from Apple Music and convert them to MP3, M4A or WAV common formats.

Tool Required: TunesBank Apple Music Converter

To add Apple Music songs to OneDrive, TunesBank Apple Music Converter comes in handy. TunesBank Apple Music Converter is a powerful DRM removal and amazing Apple Music Converter. It is specially designed for Apple Music users to remove DRM from Apple Music songs, and convert Apple Music M4P songs to MP3, M4A, AAC or FLAC format. In this way, you can easily upload the converted Apple Music songs to OneDrive, GoogleDrive, iTunes, etc.

With advanced DRM decryption technology, it can also convert your iTunes library into MP3, M4A, AAC and FLAC audio files, including iTunes purchased M4P music, iTunes M4B audiobooks and Audible AA/AAX audiobooks, etc. In addition, it will keep the 100% original audio quality, all ID tags and metadata of the Apple Music in output MP3/M4Afiles.

Highlights of TunesBank Apple Music Converter:

  • Unlock DRM protection from Apple Music tracks.
  • Convert Apple Music M4P songs to MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC.
  • Convert iTunes purchased music to MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC.
  • Convert iTunes Audiobook and Audible Audiobook to pure audio.
  • Preserve lossless audio quality, all ID3 tags and metadata.
  • Upload Apple Music tracks to OneDrive/Google Drive/iTunes.
  • Burn Apple Music songs to CD or share to friends by emails.
  • Enjoy Apple Music on mobile devices, computers, Xbox via OneDrive.

Steps to Convert and Upload Apple Music Songs to OneDrive

Step 1. Launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter
Free download and install TunesBank Apple Music Converter on your Mac or PC. When launching TunesBank Apple Music Converter, iTunes or Apple Music app (on macOS 10.15 Catalina or above) will be launched with it automatically. Then it will load all the media files of your iTunes library in the left panel.

launch the converter and sign in Apple ID

Step 2. Choose Apple Music Songs
Next, you need to add Apple Music songs to TunesBank program. Click on the “Playlist” or “Music” in the left side.

add Apple Music playlist

Then find your wanted Apple Music songs, and tick the checkbox of the songs or the entire playlist.

Select Apple Music Songs

Step 3. Set Output Settings
To import Apple Music songs to OneDrive, MP3 or M4A format is recommended. In the bottom of the interface, select MP3 in the “Output Format” option, and change the Output Quality, Bitrate (up to 320kbps), Sample Rate and more as needed.

customize output settings

Step 4. Start Converting Apple Music to MP3/M4A
When you have set up everything, just hit on the “Convert” button to start conversion. Wait patiently for a few minutes to complete the conversion.

Convert Apple Music to MP3

When finished, please go to “Finished” section to view the converted Apple Music files, click on “View Output File” to locate the converted Apple Music MP3/M4A songs.

get Apple Music MP3 files

Step 5. Upload Converted Apple Music Songs to OneDrive
Now it’s time to upload the converted Apple Music songs to OneDrive from the local drive. Head to OneDrive on the browser, and log in to your account. Next, open the “Music” folder, directly drag and drop the converted Apple Music songs from the local drive to it.

upload the apple music songs to onedrive

With the help of TunesBank Apple Music Converter, you can easily convert Apple Music songs to MP3 or M4A audio files and then upload them to OneDrive, Google Drive, iTunes and other cloud service. Moreover, you can also transfer the converted Apple Music songs to other device for offline playback, like USB drive, MP3 player, iPods, PSP, etc.

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