How to Stream Apple Music to AIMP

Posted by Adam Gorden on July 26, 2019 5:00 PM

If you search "what are the best music players for Windows?" AIMP is ranked 2nd, only second to foobar2000. AIMP, short for Artem Izmaylov Media Player, was originally released by Russia developer Artem Izmaylov in 2006. Popular among European countries, AIMP wins users by its sleek and simple UI, excellent sound quality, and wide, customizable functionality.

Besides the Windows version, AIMP also supports Android and the Android app works equally well. It'll be great to sync your songs between your PC and your phone. AIMP supports many audio formats includes MP3, AAC, Dolby AC-3, Ogg Vorbis, Opus, Speex, Windows Media Audio, Apple Lossless, FLAC WAV, and Audio CDs.

If you make AIMP your default music player and you want to play Apple Music songs on it, you will realize you can't even if AIMP supports so many audio formats. The obstacle is the DRM restriction. DRM prevents users from play Apple Music on unauthorized devices and media player other than iTunes. To deal with that, you'll need to remove DRM from Apple Music songs. ViWizard DRM Audio Converter is what we gonna recommend.

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ViWizard DRM Audio Converter Key Features

  • Losslessly remove DRM from Apple Music & iTunes songs
  • Convert DRM M4P to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, M4B
  • Retain 100% original quality and ID3 tags
  • Convert Audible and iTunes audiobooks to MP3, M4B, AAC
  • Convert between DRM-free audio file formats
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How to Play Apple Music on AIMP

Here's a 4-step guide on how to stream Apple Music songs to AIMP.

Step 1 Add Apple Music to the Converter

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Before everything starts, you need to do some preparation. First, make sure you download and install ViWizard DRM Audio Converter and iTunes. Apple Music songs shall be playable on your computer, otherwise, you will need to re-authorize the iTunes. Then, you can run the converter and drag the files to the main interface. Wait for a few moments till the loading finish. There's another way to import songs. Click the "Music Note" icon on the top of the ViWizard window can import DRM-protected audios.

Step 2 Select Audio Output Format

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After all the songs are loaded into the converter successfully, you can start to work with the output settings. First and the most important is the output format. Click and open the "Format" panel and select MP3 as the default output format. But MP3 is not the only choice. ViWizard provides 20 more options for input formats to 6 common output formats. To adjust volume, speed, and pitch of the audios, you can use the "Effect" and "Edit" icon at the end of each column of the audio track. It's fun to try these features. When all the settings are decided, don't forget to save the changes by clicking "OK".

Step 3 Invalidate DRM and Convert Apple Music Songs

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Now you're one more step to get the DRM-free Apple Music songs. The step will be a click on the "Convert" button. After the process is done, you can locate the converted files in the folder you chose or find them through "Converted" history.

Step 4 Import Apple Music to AIMP

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Install AIMP on your computer and launch it. Go "Menu" and from the drop-down list, select "Open files" or "Open folder" to add the converted songs. You can also click the "Add items menu" icon in the lower right corner and choose "Files", "Folder" or "Playlist" to add the songs.

The Final Thoughts

Now you can enjoy the playback on AIMP or any other music player you like. Not only that, if you want to listen to audiobooks on AIMP, ViWizard DRM Audio Convert can also help you do that.

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