How to burn Apple Music to CD on iTunes

Apple Music is all about streaming. In other words, when you subscribed the service, you only unlocked access to Apple Music's whole catalogue, but you don't own the music you listen to and play at all. Even you can downloaded them to play them offline, the music files aren't live individually on your devices. You can only listen to them instead owning them.

After you cancel the Apple Music's subscription, you have none Apple Music songs any more. Even you said that you have downloaded them yet, now they can't work any more.

In a summary, you can't directly burn Apple Music to CD with the help of iTunes, because of the DRM, even iTunes can help you burn music to CD. How to remove the Apple Music's DRM and burn them to CD?

To solve the problem, users can ask Macsome iTunes Converter for help.

Macsome iTunes Converter can easily convert DRM protected music and various audio files to unprotected MP3, AAC formats playable on any iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone, Zune, PSP, Creative Zen and other MP3 players at high speed and CD quality.

There are 2 parts to solve the problem, first, you convert Apple Music to MP3 format, in the same time, you have removed Apple Music's DRM. Second, use iTunes to burn MP3 music to CD as you like.

Part 1, Convert Apple Music to MP3 and remove DRM

Step 1, free download the latest version of iTunes Music Converter, install and run it.

Interface of iTunes Music Converter

Please make sure that you have downloaded the Apple Music files you want to convert and your downloaded Apple Music can work normally on your iTunes.

Step 2. Click "+" to import the downloaded Apple Music files.

Add downloaded Apple Music songs

Step 3. Click the setting icon to set the output format and output folder. If it is necessary, you can also reset the related audio parameters.

Preferences output Settings

Now the output formats have MP3 and AAC two choices, you can just to choose a suitable one and set the other parameters according to your need.

Moreover, you can reset the conversion speed, the default one is 20X. If you want to get a high audio quality, you can choose a low conversion speed.

Step 4. Click the "Convert" button to start your iTunes music converting.

Converting Apple Music songs to MP3

After the conversion, all the downloaded Apple Music files are converted to MP3 format, and you can burn them to CD now.

Part 2, Burn MP3 to CD on iTunes

Step 1, Open your iTunes.

Step 2, Create a playlist, and add the converted MP3 songs to the playlist you have created.

Users can simply drag and drop the songs you want in your burned CD over to the playlist you just created. When doing this, you'll see a small green circle with a white plus sign on it.

Step 3, Insert a blank CD-R/CD-RW disc, waiting until the disc is recognized.

The disk should be visible on your desktop. This whole process shouldn't take more than 30 seconds.

Step 4, Select "File" and then "Burn Playlist to Disc."

Burn music to cd on iTunes

Step 5, Figure out the burn settings. Adjust it so that the playlist is burned as you desire. Select "Burn" when you are ready to make the CD. In the settings, you can control:

  • The speed with which your computer burns the data onto the disk. Generally, the faster the burn speed, the lower the sound integrity.
  • The gap, in seconds, between songs.
  • The disc format: Audio, Mp3, or DVD. Most burned CDs will want to select "Audio CD" as their format.

Step 6, Click "Burn" and wait for your computer to burn the information to the disc.

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