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How to Listen to Apple Music on Roku Media Player

Zoey Wesson
BY Zoey Wesson   
LAST UPDATED: Dec. 06, 2016

Roku is one of the most popular digital media players in US which allows you to enjoy the latest and hottest music, TV shows and movies from hundreds of free media channels and network such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Spotify, etc. However, the Apple Music songs or movies purchased from iTunes cannot be played in Roku media player because they are DRM protected.

List of Roku supported format:

  • Video — MKV (H.264), MP4 (H.264), MOV (H.264), WMV (VC-1, firmware 3.1 only)

  • Music — AAC, MP3, WMA, FLAC (firmware 5.3 and later), WAV (firmware 5.3 and later)

  • Photo — JPG, PNG, GIF (non-animated)

So if you got the Roku media player and want to play Apple Music with it, this is your chance. This guide will show you how to remove DRM from protected M4P files and convert them to Roku media player supported audio formats. After that, you can play back the music on Roku with the attached USB drive or directly stream the music saved on your iOS device to Roku.

Apple Music Converter – Remove DRM from Apple Music

Apple Music Converter will make it easy for you to listen to Apple Music on Roku Media Player. It's an all-in-one audio converter and DRM remover.


Solution to Play Apple Music on Roku Media Player

Apple Music Converter, a program made for DRM removal, is able to let you enjoy Apple Music and iTunes purchased songs, audiobooks and podcasts with no restriction. It is able convert M4P, M4A, AA and AAX files to unprotected MP3, AC3, FLAC and more. After the conversion, the converted MP3 and M4A files will preserve the original ID tags and metadata information. And there’s will be no quality loss during the conversion. You can enjoy up to 16X faster conversion speed which makes the process time-saving and efficient.

Step 1. Launch Apple Music on PC

Download, install and run the program on computer. Meanwhile, iTunes will be launched with the program automatically. After that, you will see the entire iTunes library display on the main interface.

Launch Apple Music Converter

Step 2. Select the Apple Music to Convert

Now you can preview the Playlist from the main interface and select the Apple Music songs you like by clicking on them one by one. Or you can directly search for the songs with the Search box given.

Select iTunes Music to Convert

Step 3.Select Output Format and Output Folder

Now you can go to "Output Settings" to preset the MP3 or other audio formats as the output format. And you can pick up the destination folder to save the converted files if you want to.

Select Output Format and Output Folder

Tips: You can change more settings via the "Operation" tab. You can select the conversion speed, set custom format for output file name, etc.


Step 4. Remove DRM from Apple Music

Now click on "Convert" button to start removing DRM from Apple Music. When it is finished, you can click on "Explore Save File" to locate the converted files.

Convert Apple Music to MP3

Step 5. Listen to Apple Music on Roku

Now you can transfer the Apple Music to USB drive and play them on your Roku media player.

That's it all about playing Apple Music on Roku. If you want to play any music, movie or videos on Roku but finds out the file format is not supported by Roku, don't worry, you can use Video Converter Ultimate to help you out.


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