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How to Play Apple Music on VLC Media Player

How can I listen to Apple Music through a browser without iTunes or other media player like VLC Media Player?

As we know that Apple Music files are protected by FairPlay with .m4p extension thus you cannot listen to the music you subscribed on any other media players except for iTunes and any device which Apple Music are unavailable. So if you want to play the Apple Music other media applications like VLC, you can remove the protection from Apple Music songs first. Here we’d like introduce you a very simple way to import Apple Music songs or iTunes M4P music on your iTunes library to VLC Media Player for playback.

Play Apple Music on VLC Media Player

Above all, you can turn to Sidify Apple Music Converter to convert Apple Music to other audio formats which are perfectly supported by VLC Media Player.

apple music converter

Sidify Apple Music Converter

  • okConvert Apple Music songs to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV or AIFF.
  • okWork for Apple Music, iTunes Music and Audiobooks.
  • okConvert the Apple Music songs losslessly at fast speed.
  • okAll ID3 tags kept for better organizing your music library.
  • okPerfectly compatible with macOS 13 Ventura & Windows 11.

How to Import Apple Music to VLC Media Player for Listening?

Step 1 Add Apple Music Songs to Sidify

Download and install Sidify Apple Music Converter on computer from the download button above (here we take Windows PC as example), then launch it and iTunes will be automatically opened.

Then you can click the "Add" button to add Apple Music songs you have downloaded to Sidify Apple Music Converter and click "OK" to upload them to Sidify.

Add Apple Music files

Step 2 Customize the Output Settings

Click the "Settings" button to customize the settings like output format, output path and output quality. Here you can choose the output format as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF and output quality up to the highest 320 Kbps to keep the best sound quality.

set output format

Step 3 Start Converting Apple Music Songs

After finishing all the settings, you can click "Convert" button to start converting Apple Music songs to the audio format you choose. After the conversion process completed, you can click the "Converted" tab to find the converted Apple Music files.

Converting Apple Music

Step 4Import the Converted Apple Music files to VLC for Playback

Launch VLC Media Player on your computer if you have installed it, then click "Open File" or "Open Folder" to add the converted Apple Music songs to it for offline listening or when iTunes is unavailable.

Import the converted Apple Music to VLC

Note: The free trial of Sidify Apple Music Converter is limited to converting the first 3 minutes of each audio file. You need to purchase a license to unlock the time limitation.