Can’t Change Apple Music Speed? Solved!

Posted by Adam Gorden on Feb. 21, 2022 6:30 PM

Apple Music is the second-largest music streaming service all over the world. It has released many excellent features, but it still doesn’t allow users to change the speed of Apple Music songs. There are ways to change playback speed on Apple Music. Unfortunately, they are only available for audiobooks.

If you want to play your music at different speeds, you will need to purchase the music and use an alternative tool, such as ViWizard Audio Converter, to change the speed of the songs. In this article, we will show you a good method to change the speed of Apple Music songs.

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Part 1. Change Apple Music Songs Speed with ViWizard Audio Converter
Part 2. How to Change Playback Speed on Apple Music for Audiobooks
The Bottom Line

Change Apple Music Songs Speed with ViWizard Audio Converter

Apple Music has allowed users to change the format of songs and customize music effects with the equalizer. However, Apple Music hasn't released a feature to change the speed of Apple Music songs. So generally, you need to purchase the song you like, then play it with another media player which supports changing the audio speed. It's complicated and will cost you a lot of money. So, I would like to introduce a powerful all-in-one audio converter for you.

As a famous one-stop audio converter- ViWizard Audio Converter has won millions of users over the world. With ViWizard, you can download and convert all Apple Music playlists you like with lossless quality. There're 6 output formats: MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, M4A, and M4B. It will also preserve the information of the songs for you. It supports converting music in batch with 30x higher conversion speed. Moreover, with the built-in Effects feature, you can change the speed, volume, and pitch of the output audios. The other parameters, like sample rate, bit rate, etc are changeable.

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ViWizard DRM Audio Converter Key Features

  • Convert and download Apple Music for playing offline
  • Strip DRM M4P Apple Music and iTunes audios to MP3
  • Download DRM-protected Audible audiobooks to common audio formats
  • Customize and personalize your audio files according your needs
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Guide of Using ViWizard Audio Converter to Change the Speed of Apple Music Songs

If you want to know how ViWizard can change the playback speed of Apple Music songs, just follow the guide below.

Step 1Select Apple Music Songs You Need to ViWizard

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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 Music Note button is for importing DRM audios to the Converter.

2) add local files This one is to add non-DRM audios to the Converter.

3) open converted history This is the "Converted History". When the conversion is done your converted files will be placed under this catalog.

Apple Music are enrypted files, so you should hit the Music Note button to import them to the converter. Or directly drag the local files from the Apple Music folder to the ViWizard Audio Converter.

Step 2Tune the Output Apple Music for Playing

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After uploading music to the converter, hit the Format panel to select an format for output audio files. We suggest choose MP3 for correct playing. Right next to the Format is the Output Path option. Click on change output path to select a file destination for you converted songs. Don't forget to click OK to save.

Step 3Change the Speed of Apple Music Songs

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To change the speed of the output Apple Music songs, click the Effect icon on the right side of each audio. On the pop-up window, you can edit the number of the Speed. You may change the number to 150 (1.5x), 200 (2x), or other speed you like. You may also edit other parameters for fun.

Step 4Start Converting Apple Music to MP3

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Once all the settings and editings are saved, you can begin the conversion by pressing the Convert button. Wait for a few minutes until the conversion is done, then you can locate the converted Apple Music files in the folder you've selected. You can also go to the Converted History and use open the audio in folder to find the converted music. When the conversion is done, you may find the converted Apple Music files on your computer. You can play these variable speed Apple Music songs with iTunes or other media players.

How to Change Playback Speed on Apple Music for Audiobooks

Can Apple Music change playback speed? The answer is yes. But you can only change the playback speed of audiobooks or podcasts in the Apple Music app. Now let's see how to change the speed of audiobooks in the Apple Music app.

1) The Player screen will open when you select an audiobook.

2) For audiobooks, all you need to do is locate the 1x Speed on the bottom right corner.

3) The first tap will change it to twice the regular speed (2x).

4) The second time will change it to half regular speed (0.5x).

5) The third tap will change it back to the default setting (1x). Podcasts will play through the Podcast app.

To change the speed of audiobooks, you can finish it within simple clicks. But for Apple Music songs, you will need the help of a third-party tool. Let's see how in the next part.

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The Bottom Line

To change the playback speed of Apple Music audiobooks, you can finish it on the Apple Music app directly. But you can’t change the speed of Apple Music songs on its app directly. You’ll need the help of ViWizard Audio Converter. Not only changing the speed of Apple Music, but ViWizard can also convert Apple Music to other unlimited formats. The converted Apple Music can be played as your need. Want to know more about ViWizard? Just click the button below to give it a shot right now.

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