How to Transfer Amazon Music to Apple Music (iTunes)

Posted by Adam Gorden on Nov 8, 2022 5:00 PM.
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Amazon Music has worked fine on all its platforms to provide its music services with Alexa-control. However, it's not so convenient to the full access on more devices in the Apple's world. Yes, Apple Music will makes the most sense for Apple users and even some music fans.

For music fans with a wide personal music collection, Apple Music is the most flexible option because it's music locker can combine local files and Apple Music catalog. Therefore, when it comes to transfer Amazon Music to Apple Music, there're more possibilities.

Part 2. How to Add Amazon Music Purchases to Apple Music with iTunes
Part 3. How to Upload Amazon Music to Apple Music with ViWizard
Part 4. How to Transfer Amazon Music Data to Apple Music with Soundiiz
Bonus Tip: How to Upload Apple Music to Amazon Music with ViWizard
Extra Tip: Amazon Music vs. Apple Music: Which is Better

Part 1. How to Add Amazon Music to Apple Music with iTunes

Amazon Music to Apple Music

There's the direct method to transfer Amazon Music to Apple Music, but comes with an extra cost on Amazon Music purchases from Amazon Digital in MP3 format, which is compatible with iTunes.

Method 1. Amazon Digital - Add Amazon Music Purchases to iTunes

For Desktop:

As stated, Amazon Music Digital Store's selling MP3s can enable on the most common platforms - like iTunes. Since the Amazon Music purchases are DRM-free and compatible with iTunes, it's simple to download them from Amazon to iTunes.

Step 1. Download Amazon Music Purchases from Amazon

Note: If there're Amazon Music MP3 collections on the computer device, feel free to skip to Step 2 to add MP3s to iTunes.

Amazon Music purchased

On desktop, open Amazon Music desktop app. Use the menu bar > LIBRARY > Music > SONGS > Purchased filter to access to all the Amazon Music purchases. To start a new purchase, click on the More button (3 dots) > Buy Songs.

buy song on Amazon Music

Next to the song or album, click the download icon, or drag and drop the items to the Download section under Actions in the right sidebar. Once the download completes, there're MP3s to add to iTunes.

Step 2. Add Amazon Music Purchases to iTunes

On Windows or Mac, open iTunes. Now use the menu bar File > Add to Library (Mac) or Add File to Library/Add Folder to Library (Windows). In the pop-up, navigate to the Amazon Music downloads > Open. You can also drag and drop the music files from the desktop to iTunes's blank position.

Once the MP3s are added to iTunes, it will show on the Recently Added tab under Library.

Part 2. How to Upload Amazon Music to Apple Music with ViWizard

Even the first method works fine to add Amazon Music downloads to Apple Music, but the created Amazon Music catalog that includes millions of music tracks are left behind.

Method 2. ViWizard Amazon Music Converter - Add DRM-free Amazon Music to Apple Music

For Desktop:

The difficult part is that Amazon Music contents are DRM-encoded, while the purchases are DRM-free with an extra cost. To save efforts and costs, we'd like to introduce the best method to upload the accessible Amazon Music contents to Apple Music - Amazon Music converter.

ViWizard Amazon Music Converter features the DRM-removal function to make the DRM-encoded Amazon Music contents into DRM-free formats like MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A and M4B. To upload Amazon Music to Apple Music, ViWizard can save more costs on the compatible MP3 and AAC with iTunes.

amazon music converter

Key Features of ViWizard Amazon Music Converter

  • Download songs from Amazon Music Prime, Unlimited, and HD Music
  • Convert Amazon Music songs to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, and WAV
  • Retain the original ID3 tags and lossless audio quality of Amazon Music
  • Support customizing the output audio parameters for Amazon Music
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ViWizard Amazon Music Converter works fine on Windows and Mac. Please make sure the correct version of this software has been downloaded from the box above, then we can start to convert Amazon Music for Apple Music.

Setp 1. Select Contents from Amazon Music

add amazon music songs

On desktop, launch ViWizard Amazon Music Converter. It will launch and relaunch the Amazon Music app with the connected account. From Amazon Music to ViWizard, select whatever contents for Apple Music.

Step 2. Convert Amazon Music to MP3

select the output format

To convert Amazon Music to MP3 or AAC, the format settings need to be customized in the software. From the menu bar, open the app menu > Preferences > Convert, then set MP3 or AAC as the output format. Here we'd like to recommend MP3. You can also make the bit rate the same with Amazon Music standard 25Kbps or HD Music's 356Kpbs.

Step 3. Download Amazon Music MP3

select the output format

Return to ViWizard, click the Convert button to start the conversion at 5x speed. After the conversion completes, a pop-up will allow to browse to all the converted Amazon Music in MP3s. You can transfer them to iTunes now.

Step 4. Upload Amazon Music to Apple Music

add file or folder to iTunes

Now the Amazon Music can be uploaded to Apple Music as iTunes files (MUSIC YOU OWNED). On Windows or Mac, open iTunes > Files in the menu bar > Add to Library (Mac) or Add File to Library/Add Folder to Library (Windows), then go to the converted Amazon Music files and use Open button to have it on Recently added hub.

Part 3. How to Transfer Amazon Music to Apple Music with Soundiiz

If an Amazon Music converter is not to prefer, there're more options like Soundiiz can let users transfer Amazon Music lists and favorites to the supported Apple Music in it.

However, this option is not recommended because the actual files are not included to transfer between these 2 services like the previous 2 methods support. What Soundiiz transfers between services are data and information.

Method 3. Soundiiz - Transfer Amazon Music Data to Apple Music

For Desktop & Mobile:

Step 1. Connect Amazon Music to Apple Music

sign in with Amazon Music on Soundiiz

Go to Soundiiz > Start now > Sign in > Sign in with a music service > Sign in with Amazon Music. When prompts, user the Amazon credentials connected with Amazon Music to Sign in > Allow to access Soundiiz the Profile and Amazon Music lists.

You should return to Soundiiz to select Connect AMAZON MUSIC > Sign in to Amazon Music > Allow again to continue transfer Amazon Music data to another music service for Apple Music.

Step 2. Transfer Amazon Music to Apple Music

Once the Amazon Music is connected in Sounndiiz, use Transfer > Playlists > Amazon Music, then select lists to Confirm. You can also configurate the selected lists > Save configuration, then select tracks to transfer to Apple Music.

Next, follow the instruction to choose Apple Music platform for this transfer.

Bonus Tip: How to Upload Apple Music to Amazon Music with ViWizard

Apple Music to Amazon Music

For those want to switch to Amazon Music from Apple Music's increasing subscription fee, we'd like to recommend another tool to benefit - ViWizard Audio Converter.

Extra Tip: ViWizard Audio Converter - Add DRM-free Apple Music to Amazon Music

For Desktop:

Added with the DRM-removal function, ViWizard Audio Converter is designed for Apple Music subscribers to access manage their Apple Music contents across platforms. After that, it's simple to use Amazon Music's Settings > Automatically Import Music From > Select Folder to add them to Amazon Music.

Extra Tip: Amazon Music vs. Apple Music: Which is Better

Before switching to another music services, it's crucial for serious music fans to compare between them. Here we'd like to introduce some basic features and exclusives of them. If a considerate decision has been made, please jump to the following parts to have the 3 methods here to transfer Amazon Music to Apple Music.

  Spotify Pandora
Starting Price Free $10.99/month
Price for offline mode, no ads $9.99/month, best for Amazon Prime $10.99/month
Exclusives Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 Audio (specific speakers only); Alexa controls, DJ Mode Spatial audio, works with Siri on the HomePod/HomePod mini; Apple Music 1 Radio; Cloud music locker
Music Catalog over 90 million music tracks over 100 million music tracks
Podcasts Yes, for free. Yes, for subscriptions.
Audiobooks Audible audiobooks. iTunes audiobooks
Purchases Amazon Music Digital Store; (Average cost per album: $9.50. Maximum bit rate: 256Kbps in MP3 and more) iTunes Store; Average cost per album: $10. Maximum bit rate: 256Kbps in AAC)

You can also read this additional post for an in-depth look at each of these 2 services and a feature comparison.

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