Apple Music Download Limit and How Does It Work

Updated by Adam Gorden on Mar 3, 2022 9:01 AM
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When you decide which music streaming services to go for, you may consider the price, the music resource, and how the membership works. One of the biggest strengths of Apple Music is that it hoards the largest selection of music among all music streaming services. And if you are a subscriber, you can get unlimited access to the songs on Apple Music, which is 90 million songs. Many people may ask does Apple Music have a download limit? Don't worry, in this article, we will tell you the answers and introduce a good way to download Apple Music for offline playing forever.

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Part 1. Apple Music Download Limit
Part 2. Apple Music Song Limit
Part 3. How to Truly Enjoy Apple Music Offline Listening
For More: Q&A of Apple Music
The Bottom Line

Apple Music Download Limit

So, there is no doubt that you can listen to any songs you like within the 90 million songs online, with your account logged in. But how about offline? Offline listening can help you save a lot of data usage when you have no Wi-Fi network. For example, if you go travel for a few months and you won't able to access to networks, offline listening can save you from the dull journey without the company of your favorite music.

When it comes to offline listening, you may wonder is there an Apple Music offline limit? Well, this is kind of important because we often hear Spotify users complain about Spotify download limit. Actually, Apple Music never says it has a download limit and if there really is one, no one ever gets to that number because, technically, the available space of our device always hit first and there's no way to find out the limit as long as the number is way bigger than your storage. So, you can take the answer as "no, there is no download limit", or you could say, there may be a limit but no one has ever reached it.

Apple Music Song Limit

The only certain Apple music song limit we know here is the limit of your Music library and the limit number is 100,000 songs at maximum. This number remained 25,000 until 2015, Apple multiplied it by 4. This is also the iTunes Match limit. Compared to the download limits of Spotify Premium and Google Play Music offering, which are 10,000 songs and 50,000 songs respectively, Apple Music is very generous this time.

This limit refers to the fact that you can have up to 100,000 songs in your music library. Songs that you buy or bought from the iTunes Store or added to Library using your Apple Music membership don't count against this limit. If you sync your downloaded songs to iCloud Music Library, the songs will be available across devices under the same Apple ID. And of course, here is an Apple Music device limit, too. Your subscription can be used on at most 6 devices.

How to Truly Enjoy Apple Music Offline Listening

Given all these limits we mentioned above, even if no one hits the Apple Music download limit so far, there are still limits for device number and format restriction. Apple Music only allows you to listen to songs within the app. If you really need to enjoy the "real" offline listening or make the playback available on other devices, such as MP3 or portable player, you can take a look at ViWizard Audio Converter. ViWizard can help you break the limits and convert Apple Music songs to MP3 or other common formats. And afterward, you don't need to worry about the network or compatibility anymore. Next paragrah will be a quick guide to help you get the hang of it.

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Step 1Download Apple Music Songs Offline

Open the Apple Music app or iTunes. Then find music that you want to add to your library. To add a song, click the Add button. To add an album, playlist, or music video, click +Add. Next click Library to find the music that you've added. Finally, click the Download button next to a song or album to download the music for offline playback.

Step 2Load Apple Music Offline M4P Tracks

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Open ViWizard and from the main interface, you will see three icons on the central top of the main screen. Here's what they for:

1) add DRM-ed audios This Load in iTunes button is for importing DRM audios to the Converter.

2) add local files This one is to add local audio files to the Converter.

3) open converted history This is the Converted icon. When the conversion is done your converted music will be showed under this list.

Open ViWizard Apple Music Converter on your computer, clicking the Load in iTunes button or dragging and dropping the local music files from the folder on your computer.

Step 3Choose Output Format and Parameters

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Next, click the Format panel to set an output format. We suggest select MP3 for Tesla. Right next to the Format is the Output Path option. Click on change output path to choose a file destination for you converted songs. Remember to click OK to save.

Step 4Convert Apple Music M4P to Common Format

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After you've selected your output format and parameters for Apple Music, click Convert button. The conversion speed may reach 30 times faster. When the conversion is done, you can also go to the Converted list and use open the audio in folder to view the converted music.

Now you can find these converted Apple Music on your hard drive. You can play them offline without limit now.

For More: Q&A of Apple Music

Why Apple Music Can't Download Songs?

There're many reasons Apple Music does not download songs. Check your network and device first. The common reasons are the slow network connection and lack of storage space.

How to Change Apple Music Audio Effects?

Apple Music has a built-in equalizer. You can use the equalizer to adjust the parameters of the audio or choose an audio effect you like to apply on your Apple Music playlists.

The Bottom Line

Now you may know how to download Apple Music songs for offline playback after the subscription. Here you meet ViWizard Audio Converter which is a perfect tool to free your Apple Music. After converting Apple Music to mp3 files, you can save them on your computer forever. You can also play these converted songs on any device you like. Click the download button below to have a tryout now.

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