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How to Transfer Apple Music to External Hard Drive?

With more and more songs downloaded on Apple Music, our device is easily running out of storage space, no matter it's a cell phone or a computer. To save these tracks and release more space, transferring these Apple Music to an external hard drive would be a good idea. Regularly backing up or saving these Apple Music songs can also prevent the tragedy that losing all datas due to a crash or hardware failure.

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At this moment. Sidify Apple Music Converter would be the best tool to complete this task. It converts Apple Music files to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF or ALAC files and saves all ID3 tags and metadata after conversion. When the conversion is done, you can easily transfer all the converted Apple Music tracks to external hard drive.

Key Features of Sidify Apple Music Converter

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Sidify Apple Music Converter

  • okConvert Apple Music or iTunes purchased M4P music to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ALAC
  • okUnlock iTunes M4A, M4B & Audible AA, AAX audiobooks
  • okReserve the original sound quality for converted music
  • okFast conversion speed; Keep ID3 tags & all metadata
  • okHighly compatible with the latest iTunes and Mac/ Windows OS

Tutorial: How to Transfer Apple Music to External Hard Drive?

Equipment Preparation:

  • A Computer running macOS or Windows OS
  • The latest version of iTunes
  • Sidify Apple Music Converter
  • An external hard drive

Step 1Add All Your Apple Music Tracks

Launch Sidify Apple Music Converter and iTunes will be automatically launched and disappear quickly. Then click "+" to add all your Apple Music tracks to convert. Do so and it’ll give you your familiar iTunes organization in its own window.

Tips: In addition to convert Apple Music, Sidify Apple Music Converter also supports converting iTunes protected audio file, such as converting iTunes M4P Music and iTunes M4A, M4B & Audible AA, AAX audiobooks to plain MP3, AAC (M4A), FLAC, WAV or AIFF format.

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Step 2Choose Output Format and Set The External Hard Drive as Output Folder

Clicking the setting button on the upper right of Sidify interface, a new window would pop up. Here you can choose output format as MP3, AAC (M4A), WAV, FLAC or AIFF according to your needs, set the output file name and adjust the output quality up to 320 Kbps. Besides, connect the external hard drive to the computer and set it as output folder.

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Step 3Start Conversion

Click “Convert” to start conversion. The time requied depends on the amount of music tracks. After conversion is done, you can find all the converted Apple Music tracks stay in the external hard drive.

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Note: The free trial version of Sidify Apple Music converter is able to convert the first 3 minutes of each audio file. To unlock the time limitation, please purchase the full version.

Important Notes

Sidify strictly complies with the US copyright regulations. We adopt a leading technology to record the unencrypted audio data which is outputted to the system sound device, with the highest quality.

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