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How to Play Apple Music on PS4

Roger W.
BY Roger W.   
LAST UPDATED: Dec. 06, 2016

"I have subscribed to Apple Music and also wanna play it on my PS4, but I haven't found a way to get to work. Any way to play Apple Music on PS4? "

Actually, nobody buys a gaming console for music. However, isn't it cool to listen to your own music as you play a game? Many people wonder that if it is possible to play Apple Music on PS4, PS4 Pro or PS4 Slim? And how to stream Apple Music to PS4?

Like Chromecast, Roku and Xbox one, Sony's PlayStation 4 can play music in MP3 or AAC (M4A) format. However, Apple Music is in M4P format which is not supported, let alone Apple Music is DRM protected. Therefore, if you want to play Apple Music on PS4, you have to remove DRM from Apple Music and convert Apple Music to MP3 or M4A first.

Apple Music Converter is adept at converting DRM-ed Apple Music songs and iTunes music to MP3/M4A/AC3. It can also convert iTunes M4B, M4A and Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to MP3/M4A with chapter information kept. In addition, Batch conversion allows you to unlock entire albums in just minutes!

Apple Music Converter - Your Assistant to Play Apple Music on PS4/PS4 Pro

Remove DRM from Apple Music songs or playlists and convert these files to MP3 for playing on PS4 smoothly.


Easy Guide: Remove DRM and Stream Apple Music to PS4

Step 1. Download and Install Apple Music Converter

First of all, please click on the "Download" button above to get Apple Music Converter and install it on your Windows or Mac computer. After installation,just open it. 

Note: iTunes will be launched automatically at the same time. Please don't close iTunes while running Apple Music Converter.

Launch Apple Music Converter
Step 2. Choose Apple Music or Playlists to Convert

In the left side of the program, you can see all media files in your iTunes library. Choose those Apple Music or playlists you want to play on PS4. 

Tips: If the program doesn't detect your iTunes library media files, make sure that you have authorized your computer on iTunes. It is accessible from Account > Authorizations > Authorize This Computer.

Select iTunes Music
Step 3. Select Output Format

PS4 supports audio files in MP3 or M4A format. So you can choose MP3 or M4A as the output format. You can also customize the output settings such as bit rate, sample rate, codec, etc. Apple Music streams at 256Kbps as standard. So you can set the bit rate as at 256Kbps.

Select Output Format
Step 4. Convert Apple Music to PS4

Ready? Click "Convert" to start removing DRM from Apple Music songs and converting them to PS4 supported format. After conversion, click "Explore Save File" to find the converted files.

Convert Apple Music to PS4
Step 5. Stream Apple Music to PS4

1. Prepare a USB external drive, like an external hard disk drive or USB pen-drive.

2. Create a folder called "Music" in the USB storage and add the Apple Music files you would like to play on your PlayStation 4.

3. Connect the USB storage to your PlayStation 4 and a "USB Music Player" icon will appear on the Content Area.  This music player icon will move to the right when a new application is started.

4. Press "X button" to start the application.

5. Now you can select the albums or songs you want to play.

Play Apple Music on PS4

By following these five steps, you can play Apple Music on PS4 successfully. Also, with Apple Music Converter, you can stream Apple Music to Chromecast, Roku, Xbox and so on. Just download the program to unlock Apple Music for playing on any device.



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