Like the Roku and Chromecast, Sony’s PlayStation 4 can play video and music files from a USB drive or another computer on your network. Your PS4 can even play local music files in the background while you play a game.
"I subscribed to Apple Music and spent a whole day on transferring downloaded Apple Music to PS4, but in vain! How to enjoy my Apple Music to PS4?"
Before finding out a solution to stream Apple Music on Sony PlayStation 4, you need to firstly beware of the reason why Apple Music are not supported by PS4. This is due to FairPlay DRM, an encryption technology created by Apple. Thus when you download a song from Apple Music, It got DRM on it, which prevents you from downloading thousands of songs and then cancelling your Apple Music subscription. Does that mean you are impossible to enjoy Apple Music on PS4? Of course not! Well, all you need is an iTunes DRM Audio remover which can help you strip the DRM and convert Apple Music to PS4 compatible audio formats, like MP3 and AAC (M4A).
In order to successfully stream Apple Music on your PlayStation 4, a widely used solution is to download and install an application on your computer called Sidify Apple Music Converter. It is a fantastically flexible easy-to-use tool for converting Apple music, M4P music and iTunes/ Audible Audiobook in a faster way. What's more! This software is built with advanced encoding technology which lets you convert DRM-ed music at 20x faster speed and keep all ID3 tags after conversion.
Things You'll Need:
Step 1. Add Apple Music with Sidify Apple Music Converter
Launch Sidify Apple Music Converter and iTunes will be automatically launched and disappear quickly. Then click "+" to add Apple Music tracks that you want to convert. Do so and it’ll give you your familiar iTunes organization in its own window.
Tips: In addition to convert iTunes Apple Music, Sidify Apple Music Converter also supports converting all your playable music downloaded from iTunes, such as iTunes M4A, M4B & Audible AA, AAX audiobooks and M4P Music to plain MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV format.
Step 2. Choose an Output Format Supported by PS4
Clicking the menu bar "Sidify Apple Music Converter > Preferences" or directly click setting button on the upper right of Sidify, a window would pop up. Here you can choose output format as MP3 and AAC (M4A) for PS4, set the converting speed up to 20X and adjust the output quality up to 320 Kbps. Besides, the output path is also changeable if required; if not, the output audio tracks will be saved under the default folder.
Step 3. Stat Conversion
Ready? Click “Convert” to start conversion and get a cup of coffee. After conversion finished, you can click to find the converted MP3 or AAC (M4A) audio files under destination folder.
Step 4. Transfer DRM-free Apple Music to USB for Streaming on PS4
Now, find the converted music on your computer and transfer them to an external USB hard disk.
Note: The trial version of Sidify Apple Music converter has 3-minutes conversion limit. If you want to unlock the time restriction, you'll need to spend just $39.95.