How to Play Apple Music on Windows Media Player

Posted by Adam Gorden on Feb 23, 2022 10:15 AM.

"How do I access iTunes music from Windows Media Player? I have purchased songs from iTunes. I cannot access them through my media player or my MP3 player. I do not understand how to get the music." - a user from Microsoft Community.

Windows Media Player is one of the most common media players. It's a powerful media player which supports multiple file formats, like 3GP, AAC, WMA, except for Apple Music M4P files. Apple Music M4P files may not be supported by Windows Media Player. If you want to play Apple Music on Windows Media Player, you need to convert Apple Music into other open formats. Here we will show you how to play Apple Music on Windows Media Player.

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Part 1. The Best Tool for You
Part 2. How to Convert Apple Music into MP3
Part 3. How to Import Apple Music to Windows Media Player
The Bottom Line

The Best Tool for You

Apple Music files are encrypted M4P files which can only be recognized by the Apple Music app. As mentioned before, Apple Music files can't be played on other media players, including Windows Media Player. If you want to play Apple Music on other players, you need to decrypt the Apple Music and convert it to the available format of your player. Like Windows Media Player supports MP3, WAV, M4A, etc. So you can convert Apple Music to one of these formats for playing on Windows Media Player.

There are many Apple Music converters on the internet, ViWizard Audio Converter is one of the leading audio converters. It can download Apple Music into MP3, WAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B. With ViWizard, you can download Apple Music at 30x faster speed with high quality. You can also use ViWizard to convert iTunes audiobooks. The ID3 tags will be saved and editable based on your needs.

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ViWizard Audio Converter Key Features

  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC, WAV, etc for playing on Windows Media Player
  • Convert iTunes audiobooks and Audible audiobook into MP3 and others
  • 30x high conversion speed
  • Keep lossless output quality
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How to Convert Apple Music for Playing on Windows Media Player

Do you want to know how to get Apple Music in MP3 format? Let's have a look at it now. Don't forget to obtain ViWizard Audio Converter from the link provided above.

Step 1Import Apple Music Files into ViWizard

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Launch the ViWizard Audio Converter application. The iTunes app will be made accessible right away. Access your Apple Music collection by clicking the Load iTunes Library button in the upper-left corner of the window to import it to ViWizard for conversion. You may also drag and drop the downloaded Apple Music files into the converter by doing so.

Step 2Customize the Parameters of the Apple Music Files

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You can get to the Format panel from here. Choose an audio output format from the list of available options. You have the option of selecting MP3 as the output format here. The audio editing tool in ViWizard allows users to fine-tune a few music settings for personalized audio quality. In real-time, you may, for example, change the audio channel, sample rate, and bit rate. Finally, click the OK button to accept the changes. You may also modify the audio output route by clicking the three-dot symbol adjacent to the Format panel.

Step 3Start to Convert Apple Music to MP3

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When you've finished configuring everything, click the Convert button to start the process. When the conversion is complete, click the Converted symbol in the upper-right corner of the window to access all converted Apple Music. To open the folder containing the converted music, click the Search button for each recording.

How to Import Apple Music to Windows Media Player

After the conversion over, you can find the converted Apple Music on your computer. Now you can transfer these converted Apple Music to the Windows Media Player.

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1) Open the Windows Media Player app.

2) At the top-left corner, click on Organize.

3) Select Manage libraries > Music.

4) Click on Add button.

5) Locate the folder with converted Apple Music files. Click on Include folder button.

6) Click on OK button.

Now the converted Apple Music will be added to the playlist of Windows Media Player. You can enjoy your Apple Music playlists without limits.

The Bottom Line

Now you may know how to play Apple Music on Windows Media Player. With the help of ViWizard Audio Converter, you can easily download Apple Music in MP3 on your computer. Then you can play these converted Apple Music on Windows Media Player without limits. If you want to free your Apple Music now, click the link below to have a try now.

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