How to Remove DRM and Convert Apple Music to MP3/M4A/AC3
Apple Music songs and iTunes purchased music are formatted as M4P which stands for MPEG 4 Protected (audio). You can only listen to the M4P files on Apple authorized devices. If you want to enjoy your Apple Music on Android phone, tablet, MP3 Players or other media players, you need to convert M4P to common audio format like MP3.
Step 1. Run Apple Music Converter on Mac
Before you get started, please make sure that you’ve installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer. After that, download, install then launch Apple Music Converter on computer. Seconds later, iTunes will be launched automatically together with the program.
Step 2. Preview and Select Apple Music to Convert
This program will automatically load all your iTunes music, Apple Music, Podcast, audiobooks, etc. and you will be able to preview them from the "Playlists" section. Now click on "Library" tab to choose the Apple Music tracks you desired one by one. Or you can select the entire album files by clicking on the checkbox on the top of the menu bar.
Note: If you want to find a specific track, you can use the search function. Simply click on the search bar and type in the information of your track, such as song name, artist, album, etc., then this program will help you find the exact item you need.
Step 3. Customize Output Parameters
Before conversion, you can click on "Metadata" tab to edit the ID3 tags including title, artist, album, genre, album cover, etc.
You can also change the output parameters including codec, bit rate, sample rate, channel, etc. After that, go to "Output Settings" to select your desired output format, such as MP3. You can also choose the location your like to save the converted files by clicking on the "…" button from the “Output Folder” tab.
Step 4. Remove DRM and Convert M4P to MP3
Now click on "Convert" button to start the conversion. You can adjust custom conversion speed for the audio conversion from 1X to 16X by clicking on "Options" > "General" > select "Set custom conversion speed for audio convert".