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How to Download Apple Music to PC

Apple Music has now occupied nearly one-third of the global market in music online streaming services, with around 745 million users in the world. Are you one of them? If so, you can’t miss today’s tip, which is especially targeting downloading Apple Music to PC.

"I am a subscribed user of Apple Music, and now I don’t want to pay for Apple Music anymore. Is there any way for me to keep my iTunes playlists on my PC, even without subscription?" --Paul

Paul has subscribed to Apple Music for more than 5 years, and like many other subscribers, he decides to quit subscription for a while. However, he doesn’t want to lose access to his iTunes library while he isn’t subscribed, so firstly he is trying to transfer the iTunes playlist to PC by himself. Soon, he finds that it doesn’t work at all. The songs he downloaded from Apple Music are not actually downloaded as standard format that can be played on other music players, instead, they are some encrypted files, which can merely be reached in Apple Music app. To his amazement, he also lost all the tracks he once downloaded in the app. Then he’s completely living without Music, so he had to subscribe to another month of Apple Music out of his willingness.

That is to say, even you are a paid subscriber to the streaming service of Apple Music, the iTunes library you built is not your personal data – it could be erased totally once you are out of its subscription. So, is there any way to fix this – download Apple Music to computer and make sure that the downloaded files are permanently on your Windows? Regarding this question, one of the best solutions would be the use of TuneCable Apple Music Converter.

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Save Apple Music on PC: TuneCable Apple Music Converter

TuneCable Apple Music Converter is a powerful, multifunctional and user-friendly program specially designed for saving Apple Music on the PC device. Its popularity is overwhelming – attracted more than 300,000 users in total as of 2021; its powerfulness is also beyond dispute – it supports converting Apple Music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC format. No matter what kind of music player you are going to use, there must be an adaptable format for you.

TuneCable Apple Music Converter will help you save Apple Music on Windows while it also preserves the complete ID3 tags information automatically for you to easily have a nested playlist. Fast conversion though as it is, 100% of the original audio quality is saved, thus you can still enjoy pure Apple Music.

The program offers both Windows/Mac versions for the convenience of customers.

Key Features of TuneCable Apple Music Converter:
  • Record iTunes M4P music, podcasts, audiobooks, Apple Music
  • Convert Apple Music files to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC
  • Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality
  • Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion
  • Enjoy free updates & technical support
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5 Steps Tutorial: Download Apple Music to PC

Step 1: Launch TuneCable Apple Music Converter

Before we start the process, please make sure that you've installed the iTunes app on your computer and logged in to your iTunes account already.

Now, please launch TuneCable Apple Music Converter on your computer and wait for a few seconds of loading. Open the '+ Add' button, and you can see your whole iTunes playlist and choose from them to download.

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Step 2: Add Apple Music to TuneCable

Select the songs/podcasts/audiobooks you want to convert then click 'OK'.

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Step 3: Customize the Output Settings

Hereby, you can adjust the settings to your preference. We suggest you convert iTunes library to MP3, in that it's the most popular format that can be played on most of the music players. Other settings are also at your choice.

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC
  • Bit Rate: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps
  • Sample Rate: 44.1kHZ, 48 kHZ, 96kHZ, 192kHZ
  • Output Folder: You can choose to change it or not
  • Output Name: {Track Number}, {Title}, {Artist}, {Album}, {Playlist Index}
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
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Step 4: Start Downloading Apple Music

Click 'Convert', TuneCable Apple Music Converter will instantly start transferring the iTunes playlist to PC. To save your golden time, the program is designed to support high-speed conversion, so it won't take a long time to totally complete the process.

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Step 5: Check the Output Files

You can find the songs you downloaded in the 'Converted' section after the process is over.

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Now you've successfully downloaded Apple Music to MP3, and surely you will be able to enjoy Apple Music even your subscription expires.

Conclusion: You’ve successfully downloaded Apple Music to PC by yourself. Now you have audio files of Apple Music in plain format on your computer, and you can enjoy them permanently. TuneCable Apple Music Converter is born to make everything about Apple Music happen. With its support, you are able to get free Apple Music on your computer and fulfill the last drop of your desire for music!

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