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How to Play Apple Music without iTunes

Will you use iTunes to listen to Apple Music on Mac and Windows computer?

Apple product – iTunes are beloved around the world. iTunes is the best way to organize and enjoy the music, movies, and TV shows. Many people especially Mac users prefer to set iTunes as the default player to get access to millions of Apple Music songs. However, it seems like it doesn’t apply to Windows users. Because there are a lot of great apps on Windows to play music, Windows Media Player, VLC, QuickTime, etc. But Apple always makes everything so proprietary that it's impossible for Windows users to enjoy Apple Music on other media player without iTunes. iTunes seems to be the only way to play Apple Music on computer.

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Is there an Apple Music Web Player? No, it seems that Apple has no intention to distribute a standalone Apple Music web player like Spotify. Then, how can we play Apple Music on computer without iTunes? Fortunately, although you can’t play Apple Music through browser, you can play Apple Music on common media players without iTunes after recording Apple Music.

NoteBurner Apple Music Converter -- Record and Convert Apple Music Songs

NoteBurner Apple Music Converter could be the best choice to record Apple Music songs and playlists and convert Apple Music files, audiobooks, or other downloaded music from iTunes or Apple Music to MP3, FLAC, AAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC format. And it is capable of converting any Apple Music files, iTunes audio file at 10X faster speeds with keeping lossless audio quality.

Features of iTunes Audio Converter:
  • Record iTunes music, podcasts, audiobooks, Apple Music;
  • Convert Apple Music files to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC;
  • Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality;
  • Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion;
  • Easy-to-use with an intuitive and streamlined user interface;
  • Enjoy free update & technical support.
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Tutorial about How to Listen to Apple Music without iTunes

The following is the detailed tutorial to guide you to Play Apple Music without iTunes. Please download NoteBurner Apple Music Converter first before getting started.

1 Download and Launch NoteBurner Apple Music Converter

Download and install NoteBurner Apple Music Converter. After it, please launch the software.

main interface

2 Add Apple Music Songs

Click the button "+" to add music, it will pop up a window, which will show you all of the songs you have downloaded from iTunes. You can choose any song you want to convert.

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3 Choose Output Format

After the successful adding, please click the button "Setting" to choose the output format as you need, in the pop-up window, you can set output path, output quality, and output format including WAV, AAC, MP3, AIFF, FLAC, and ALAC.


4 Start Recording Apple Music

After completing the above steps, the final one is clicking the button "Convert". Just a few second, it will succeed. Now, you can open and play these Converted Apple Music songs on Windows Media Player, QuickTime or VLC without iTunes.


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