How to Convert DRM Protected Songs to MP3

What is DRM?

DRM, Digital Rights Management, is all about copyright protection. DRM is a scheme that controls access to copyrighted material using technological means. It may refer to the usage of proprietary software, hardware, or any type of content: music tracks, video files, ebooks, games, DVD movies, emails, documents, etc.

DRM has been giving consumers trouble since its inception, when it was intended as a means to protect digital media from piracy. DRM has taken many forms over the years, from CD keys and digital watermarks to proprietary file types, but the end result is the same: You can’t copy the stuff you buy or play it on anything other than the intended device. For example, a song can be listened to, but not copied or shared; an ebook can be viewed on a certain type of device; an email can’t be forwarded. In other words, DRM creates a defective product, which completely satisfies the copyright protection needs. Apple adds a DRM layer to its streaming music collection. It keeps you from getting a subscription, downloading a ton of music in month one, then canceling the subscription. As we see it, that’s a problem.

Convert DRM Protected Songs to MP3

Freeing Your Music From DRM

Here we’ll look at how to obliterate your music’s DRM protection restrictions.

Note, this is for lawful purposes only, so you can enjoy your music the way you want to. Don’t rob old ladies, steal babies, or use this method for any piracy-related activity.

Apple may be the most notorious for affixing DRM restrictions. When you purchase music from the iTunes music store, it comes in a drm-protected format. This is all fine if you want to listen to it on an iPod. But if you want anything other than listen to it on iOS devices, you'll need to convert it.

iTunes DRM Converter is helpful and useful DRM-protected Music Converter, which uses high recording and encoding to MP3 / AAC technology to convert these DRM protected songs to MP3 formats with up to 16X conversion speed and as well as CD output quality, and then you can transfer and enjoy the drm-free music on any MP3 audio player devices as you like.

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  • Extract DRM-free audio from iTunes video, movies and TV shows.
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  • ID tags and metadata information preserved to MP3/M4A output.
  • AudioBooks converted to M4A will be marked by Chapters, too.
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How to Convert DRM Protected Songs to MP3

The following guide demonstrates how to convert drm protected songs to MP3 on Mac. We assumes that you have Mac and the latest version of iTunes, along with some music purchases which are DRM-protected. If you are Windows users, you can also follow the guide, the procedure is similar.

Step 1 Launch iTunes DRM Converter to Convert DRM Protected Songs to MP3.

Install and launch iTunes DRM Converter. Once the software started normally, the iTunes will be lauched automatically at the same time.

Launch iTunes DRM Converter to Convert DRM Protected Songs

Step 2 Add DRM Protected Songs.

Choose drm protected songs you want to convert. Click the relevant Playlists category and select one or more apple music files you want to convert.

Step 3 Select MP3 as Output Format.

Set MP3 as output format and select the destination folder you want to save your output files in. The profile settings will be adjusted automatically according to the chosen output format. You can also set your own output parameters. You can also adjust audio parameters like sample rate, bit rate, etc.

Select MP3 as Output Format

Step 4 Start the DRM Protected Songs to MP3 Conversion

After completing the previous steps, click "Convert" to begin converting drm protected songs to MP3. When the conversion finishes, you can click Find Target to locate the converted DRM-free music files.

Start the DRM Protected Songs to MP3 Conversion

iTunes DRM Converter is a simple way to strip off DRM from iTunes protected songs and convert them to MP3, making them playable on any device, including HP TouchPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, BalckBerry PlayBook, HTC phones, Samsung Galaxy, Motorola Droids, car video, any other MP4/MP3 player and cell phone. Try and convert drm protected songs to MP3 and enjoy the purchased music anywhere we like!

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