Please make sure that iTunes is installed on your Mac previously. All Apple iTunes purchased songs are formatted as M4P which stands for MPEG 4 Protected (audio). You are not able to listen to the M4P file on non-apple devices and that makes it necessary to covert M4P to MP3/M4A for easy enjoyment on other devices.
Step 1. Launch Apple Music Converter for Mac
Launch Apple Music Converter for Mac on computer, and iTunes will be opened at the same time. There you go, an interface will show up as follow.
Step 2. Preview and select iTunes music on the program
This program allows you to preview iTunes music, movies, TV shows, etc. directly. Click on the "Refresh" button and you can update the iTunes library to the latest version. You can click on "Music" from "Playlist" section to preview all music track clearly.
After previewing, you can select the items you want by clicking on the litter box one by one. Or if you would like to locate a song quickly, then use the "Search" function in the upper right corner.
Step 3. Edit metadata information of iTunes music
You are able to edit track info such as title, artist, album, cover, etc. manually. And you should note that only the output MP3 and M4A file will be able to keep all the original metadata tags.
Step 4. Modify preference settings
General setting: You can set up the custom conversion speed for audio convert from 1X to 16X. And you can set custom format for output file name such as Album-Title-Artist.
Advanced settings: Go to "Options" > "Advanced", and you are able to convert Apple music with advanced options: change the bitrate, sample rate, codec, and the number of channels.
Step 5. Select output format and output folder
Now go to "Output" to select MP3/M4A/AAC/AC3 as output format, and then go to "Folder" to choose a destination folder for saving the output files.
Step 6. Start converting Apple music
Finally, head to "Start Convert" to begin the M4P audio conversion. Once it's done, you are able to check out the output files easily by clicking on "Explore Save File".
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