How to Cast and Play Apple Music on Chromecast
LAST UPDATED: Mar. 17, 2017
"Is there any way to chromecast Apple Music? I'd love to cast some music. Apps on the store don't seem to support casting Apple Music songs, even if downloaded offline."
Google Chromecast is one of the most popular devices which has the ability to plug into your speaker for streaming audio from phones or computers through a Wi-Fi connection. With Chromecast Audio, you can listen to over 30 million songs from various music services like Pandora, Spotify, Google Play Music and iHeartRadio, etc. But it is pity that Apple Music is not available on Chromecast Audio now.
But like the question we mentioned previously, there are still many people who want to play Apple Music on Chromecast. If you need to stream Apple Music to Chromecast, you have to remove the DRM protection first. Then how to do it? What tools do we need? Don't worry! In this post, we will show you how to cast Apple Music to Chromecast with detailed steps.
Step by Step Guide: How to Stream Apple Music to Chromecast
To successfully stream Apple Music to Chromecast, you need to get ready with the tools below.
• Powerful Apple Music Converter
• A Computer running Mac OS or Windows OS
• The latest version of iTunes
Apple Music Converter is a professional and flexible DRM removal tool for converting Apple Music, iTunes music and audiobooks to MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. Thus you can stream the protected Apple Music to Chromecast for playing. This program is built with the advanced encoding technology that can help you remove the DRM from protected Apple Music songs at up to 16X speed. Additionally, it can preserve all the ID3 tags and metadata information for output MP3 and M4A files.
Step 1. Download Apple Music Songs
To get started, you need to download the Apple Music songs with iTunes on your computer. Now open iTunes and go to "For You" tab. Here you can find the entire Apple Music category sorted by artists, albums, playlists and songs. Find the songs you want to play on Chromecast and click the cloud icon with a download icon to download the Apple Music.
Step 2. Open Apple Music Converter
Once the download process finished, shut down the iTunes first. Now launch Apple Music Converter and iTunes will be opened again. Then go to the left side to choose the Playlist and tick the Apple Music songs on the right side one by one.
Step 3. Choose Output Format
In "Output Settings" section, select the output format your desired. For playing on Chromecast, the MP3 format can be the first choice. Normally, the converted files will be saved in the default folder. But the output folder path is changeable if required.
Step 4. Remove DRM from Apple Music
Just click on "Convert" button to begin cracking DRM from Apple Music songs. Wait for a few minutes, you can check the converted Apple Music on your destination folder.
Step 5. Stream Apple Music to Google Chromecast
With some streaming apps, you can easily cast the music and audio files directly by clicking a button in apps. But for Apple Music, it is a whole different method. I've got the solutions below to help you stream Apple Music to Google Chromecast.
You need to download and install a Chromecast Audio Stream first. Run this app on your computer. Make sure your Chromecast is set up and running smoothly. Now you can get a Chromecast icon on the System Tray. Just select your Chromecast by right clicking it. Then your Apple Music songs will be streamed to your TV/Monitor's speakers.
You need two apps to stream Apple Music to Chromecast. The first is SoundFlower. Install this app on your Mac and then install Soundcast. Now you can find a Soundcast icon on the top menu bar. Make sure your Chromecast is up and running, then click the icon. Select "Cast to" option and choose you Chromecast. Now the Apple Music will start streaming to the TV/Monitor you're connected to.
That's it, now it is possible to play any Apple Music songs on Chromecast. By using Apple Music Converter, you can also listen to iTunes and Audible audiobooks on Chromecast at will. Just enjoy it!