How to Listen to Apple Music on MP3 Player

Updated by Adam Gorden on Dec 9, 2021 4:00 PM

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The MP3 player used to be a popular way for people to enjoy music. But have you ever thought of listening to Apple Music on an MP3 player? Be it Walkman, Zune, or SanDisk. The truth is, you can download and install the Apple Music app on your smartphone, tablet, and smartwatch, whether it is running iOS or Android system. However, you are not able to do that to your MP3 player. So, what can you do to play Apple Music on MP3 player? Today, here we'll uncover how to make Apple Music playable on an MP3 player.

Part 1. How to Put iTunes Music on MP3 Player
Part 2. Way to Play Apple Music on an MP3 Player
Part 3. How to Put Apple Music Songs on MP3 Player

How to Put iTunes Music on a Non-Apple MP3 Player

If you have a collection of songs purchased from iTunes, you could use iTunes to convert them into an MP3 version. Then you can import those converted iTunes music to an MP3 player for playing. But those older purchased songs are encoded in a Protected AAC format that prevents them from being converted. Follow the below steps to convert iTunes music to MP3 player.

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Step 1. Launch iTunes for Windows and choose Edit in the menu bar, then click Preferences.

Step 2. In th pop-up window, click the General tab, then click Import Settings.

Step 3. Click the menu next to Import Using, then choose the MP3 format.

Step 4. After saving the settings, go to select the songs in your library you want to put on the MP3 player.

Step 5. Click File > Converter, then choose Create MP3 version. Those converted songs will appear in your library.

Way to Download Apple Music to MP3 Player

You can use the Apple Music app on Mac or iTunes for Windows to convert iTunes songs you've purchased. But Apple Music is a music streaming platform where you can only stream music over the internet connection. If you want to play Apple Music on MP3 player, you may need ViWizard Audio Converter.

ViWizard Audio Converter is, in other words, an Apple Music converter. It can help you convert Apple Music songs to DRM-free format so that you can put them on your MP3 player for listening. Also, you can use it to convert your older iTunes purchased songs for playing on MP3 player. To enjoy Apple Music songs on your MP3 player, let's check out the following steps.

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ViWizard DRM Audio Converter Key Features

  • Remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes and Audible audios
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, M4B
  • Retain 100% original quality and ID3 tags after conversion
  • Split large audios into smaller audios by segment or chapter
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Step 1Add Apple Music Songs to the Converter

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First, download and install ViWizard DRM Audio Converter from the above link. There are Windows version and Mac version for you to choose. Please confirm that iTunes works well on your computer and you can download Apple Music songs you want to convert before the conversion. Also, you should authorize to play those audios in advance. Launch the converter and Apple Music at the same time and you will see three icons on the central top of the main screen.

1) This Music Note icon is for importing DRM audios to ViWizard.

2) This one is to add non-DRM audios to ViWizard.

3) This is the "Converted History" where you can find your converted files when the conversion is done .

Apple Music songs are DRM-ed, so you should use the Music Note button to import Apple Music songs to the converter or directly drag files from the Apple Music media folder to the ViWizard as well.

Step 2Adjust Output Format and Output Path

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When you finish the step 1, open the "Format" panel to select an output format for your audio files. So, ViWizard offers you to choose MP3, WAV or AAC as the output format. In order to put Apple Music on MP3 Player, clearly the best choice is MP3 format. Right next to the "Format" is the Output Path option. Click on to select a file destination for you converted songs.

Step 3Edit the Songs with the Built-in Audio Editor


Format and Output Path are the basic settings. ViWizard also has many extra features for you to find out.

1) Under the "Format" panel, you can adjust the codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate and quality of the audio files

2) This magic stick icon is to change the volume, speed, and pitch of the converted audios.

3) Next to the special effects icon, the edit icon enables you to tailor the tags and split the audios.

Step 4Convert Apple Music to DRM-free Format

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Once you are done with all the settings and editing, you can take up the conversion by hitting on the "Convert" button. When the conversion finishes, a red reminder will show up on the "Converted History" icon. Then you can go to the Converted History and use to locate them.

How to Put Apple Music on an MP3 Player

It's pretty easy to get Apple Music songs in the format of MP3 using ViWizard Audio Converter. Now you can move those converted Apple Music songs to your MP3 player. If you don't know how to, you can continue to follow the below steps.

Step 1. Launch iTunes for Windows and choose Edit in the menu bar, then click Preferences.

Step 2. In th pop-up window, click the General tab, then click Import Settings.

Step 3. Click the menu next to Import Using, then choose the MP3 format.

The below steps are available for Sony Walkman, Zune, or SanDisk. You could save those Apple Music songs to any MP3 player after conversion. Furthermore, you can burn them into a disc or other portable devices such as iPod and Galaxy Watch.

Wrap Up

Now that all the step are finished, you can put Apple Music on an MP3 player and then freely enjoy them. Don't forget that ViWizard can do a lot more than this. It can do the same trick to remove DRM from iTunes and Audible audiobooks. Go get a try and you'll like it.


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