How to Transfer Apple Music playlist to Astell & Kern AK Jr

Even the mobile phones supports more and more powerful and various functions including playing music as you like, someone still prefer to listening to music via the specific audio player like the Astell & Kern AK Jr MP3 audio player.

The Astell & Kern AK Jr is among the smallest, lightest, and least-expensive high-resolutionolution digital audio players on the market. Compared to your mobile phone, the Astell & Kern AK Jr audio player starts with a Wolfson WM8740 DAC that's capable of decoding all the most popular music file formats (AIFF, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, WAV) encoded with up to 24 bits of resolution and at sampling rates as high as 192kHz. Audio purists will want to know that the AK Jr converts DSD files to PCM prior to playback.

Play Apple Music on the Astell & Kern AK Jr

Along with the popularity of streaming music like Apple Music or Spotify, more and more people would like to subscribe Apple Music or Spotify and listen to them. The Astell & Kern AK Jr features Bluetooth v4.0, but not the aptX codec that promises CD-quality wireless audio streaming.

Do you know that there is no Wi-Fi connectivity in the Astell & Kern AK Jr. You'll need to step up to one of Astell & Kern's more-expensive models to get that feature. The absence of Wi-Fi also means you’re cut off from any of the music-streaming services that don't support offline playback. In hence, if you want to play Apple Music on the Astell & Kern AK Jr, it is impossible.

To help the users to play Apple Music as well, you can try to transfer Apple Music playlist to the Astell & Kern AK Jr, and then you can enjoy them on your Astell & Kern AK Jr. To make sure that Apple Music can be transferred successfully, we can ask Macsome Apple Music Converter to help us to record Apple Music and convert them to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF and ALAC formats with high output quality.

Convert Apple Music to transfer to the Astell & Kern AK Jr

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

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interface of itunes converter mac

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

Add downloaded Apple Music songs

Step 3. Click the setting icon to set the output format and other settings.

The Apple Music Converter now supports MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF and ALAC formats. You can also reset the output folder and rename the output files according to your need. And you can set the output organized types.

Preferences output Settings

Step 4. Click the "Convert" button to start conversion.

Converting Apple Music songs to MP3

Step 5. Transfer Apple Music to the Astell & Kern AK Jr.

Plug the AK Jr. into one of your computer's USB ports, find the converted Apple Music files and transfer them to the Astell & Kern AK Jr. Now you can use it to play Apple Music files freely.


Macsome iTunes Converter is a professional Apple Music Converter, which can convert Apple Music songs, iTunes purchased tracks and Audible audiobooks to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF and ALAC. Thus, you can transfer Apple Music to Astell & Kern AK Jr and any other MP3 player.

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