How to Convert Apple Music and iTunes Songs to MP3
Step 1. Install & Launch iTunes(or Apple Music app) and Login with your Apple ID
Because TunesBank Apple Music Converter needs load files from iTunes or Apple Music app, make sure you have downloaded and installed the iTunes or Apple Music app on your Mac, and then log into iTunes with the same Apple ID that you used for Apple Music subscription.
For macOS 10.14 and older, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
For macOS 10.15 and later, the iTunes has been removed and replaced with the new Apple Music app.
Step 2. Add Apple Music Tracks to iTunes Library or Download them to Local Computer
Since the TunesBank can loads the iTunes library automatically, you don't need to download Apple Music tracks to your computer first, just add songs, albums or playlists to your iTunes Library. Of course, you can download the Apple Music file from iTunes to computer to store them locally.
Step 3. Launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter on Mac
Launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter on your computer, and iTunes (or Apple Music app) will be launched automatically. At the same time, all of your iTunes library and playlists will be synced into TunesBank program automatically.
As follow screenshot, all songs in the iTunes library are automatically loaded into the converter.
Tips: After loading completed, you can search the Apple Music song you want through the search box in the upper right corner. If the song doesn't appear in iTunes, then it won't be shown on TunesBank program either.
Step 4. Select Apple Music Songs to Convert
Click a playlist on the left panel, then all Apple Music tracks stored in that playlist will appear on the main interface. Select the songs you want to convert by clicking at the checkbox. Of course, you can click on the top checkbox to select the entire playlist, the converter can help you to convert as many Apple Music songs as you like in batch in 5X faster conversion speed.
Step 5. Select Output Format and Output Profile
At the bottom of the main interface, you will see Output Settings and Metadata section. Here, you can choose your various output format you want, as well as output quality, name of the output file, output folder, codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc.
Output format (For Mac): It can convert Apple Music tracks, audiobooks, iTunes songs and iTunes podcasts to MP3, M4A or FLAC.
Output format (For Windows): It supports 7 output audio formats which include MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, AU, AC3, etc.
Tips: Since most devices and media players support MP3 format, mp3 is the default output format, you can choose the format you want. For audiobooks conversion, we suggest you choose MP3/M4A as output format, because it can preserve Audiobook chapter information to MP3 or M4A output files after converting.
Output quality: On this section, you can manually set the output audio quality from low, normal, high or set bitrate, sample rate according to your needs. If you want to keep the original audio quality of Apple Music files, you can set bit rate as 256 Kbps and sample rate as 44,100 Hz.
Metadata: TunesBank can read and save music metadata, such as the song title, artist name, album name, genre or album artwork. Of course, you can also edit the ID3 tags as you like.
Step 6. Adjust Conversion Speed(1X or 5X)
Click “Speed” menu column, you can choose 1X or 5X conversion speed. For Windows version, it can convert Apple Music songs at up to 10X conversion speed.
TunesBank Pros:Because of macOS limitation, not all Apple Music converter for Mac can reach 5X conversion speed in market, but TunesBank overcome various difficulties and it uses advanced conversion technology to achieve 5 times conversion speed.
Step 7. Convert Apple Music to MP3 Formats
Just clicking "Convert" button to start converting Apple Music or iTunes songs to MP3 format, you also can convert them to M4A, FLAC, AAC, AIFF, AU or AC3 audio file on Windows PC.
During converting process, the program removing DRM from Apple Music files, and the iTunes plays the Apple Music tracks in the background (muted), so you'd better not using iTunes until the whole conversion process complete, please wait patiently.
TunesBank Pros: Unlike other converter, most program not allows add more songs into the “Converting” list during converting process, but TunesBank allows you, you can return back to "Library" and add more songs to convert.
Step 8. View the Converted Apple Music Songs
When the conversion is done, click "Finished" tab to view all the converted songs, and click the "View Output File" button to open the output folder.
You will get the non-DRM protected Apple Music songs or iTunes songs, you can see all converted songs are MP3 audio format. It means that you have saved Apple Music as local files and keep the songs forever, now you can offline enjoy Apple Music on any devices freely!