apple music to usb flash drive

Apple Music is available for downloading for offline listening, which also works for your Mac or Windows PC. When you add a song to your apple music, it comes under your music from your iPhone and also to iTunes in computer. Make it offline in iTunes from computer, then you can find the apple music file and move it to USB flash drive or USB stick. Easy and fast.

You plugged the USB flash drive into your car's USB port, now you're trying to play the apple music song on usb, you find it doesn't work. Why? Is there any way you can make the apple music tracks work on your car USB drive?

How to play apple music in your car on USB flash drive successfully

Any song you lisen or download from the Apple Music has DRM (digital rights management) applied to it. If you download some songs from Apple Music, you will find they are DRM protected M4P files. That's why you can't play it on car USB drive. To make it work, you need to remove DRM from the apple music file and convert it to your car player supported MP3 file.

You may simply google Apple Music DRM removal to find a tool to do it. Here I recommend you to try this one, Apple Music DRM Removal - Apple Music Converter ( For Mac | For Windows ). This powerful software let's you remove DRM from Apple Music and convert protected M4P to normal MP3 format with 16X conversion speed and lossless quality. Do you can enjoy the same audio quality in your car. Download link for both Mac and Windows users are provided below.


100% clean & safe. Free to download, trail version available.

Below is a step-by-step guide to removing DRM from apple music and transferring apple music songs to USB flash drive for playback with the help of Apple Music Converter. Download and intall now to get started!

Step-by-step guide to convert Apple Music to USB flash drive for car audio

Step 1 > Launch Apple Music DRM removal - Apple Music Converter

After installation, launch the Apple Music Converter. iTunes will be launched automatically as well. Then you will find all your iTunes Library and playlists will be displayed on the main interface of the software. If you can not find your Apple Music library or playlist, please follow the Apple offical instructions to turn on iCloud Music Library on all of your devices and do the sync.

launch Apple Music Converter

Tips: There is no need to download the tracks, playlists or albums if your internet connection is fast enough. As long as they are added to your iTunes library, this software will automatically load and show them on the interface.

Step 2 > Select the tracks/playlist and choose MP3 as output format

Click Music or playlist on the left side and select songs you want to convert on the main interface. Batch conversion is supported by this Apple Music Converter, so you can select more than one songs. If you have a very huge library, you can go to "Search" bar to find the tracks you like.

select Apple Music

Check the "Output Format". You can choose output format like AAC, MP3, AIFF as the output format. Nearly all players can read MP3s. So here we choose MP3 which should be supported by your car player. Customize other settings according to your need. Original ID tags and metadata information will be saved to the output MP3 and M4A audio files. You can also edit them.

Step 3 > Remove DRM & Convert!

convert Apple Music

Click the magical “Convert” button to start the conversion. When the conversion finished, you got DRM-free normal MP3 audio file with the same high quality.

Step 4 > Copy DRM-free Apple Music songs to USB flash drive

Copy the output MP3 file to USB flash drive and plug the usb into your car's usb port. Now it'll play successfully. Enjoy!

You can also transfer the converted apple music files to any other MP3 players for playback. Download the Apple Music Converter to have a try now!


100% clean & safe. Free to download, trail version available.

More Tips Every Apple Music User Should Know

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How to get Apple Music free forever after free trial
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How to keep Apple Music songs forever after canceling subscription
What's DRM & how to remove DRM from apple music
How to convert apple music m4p to drm-free mp3