"Hi guys. I would like to convert my music files from my iTunes folder on to Windows Media Player so that I can download them on to my Palm Treo Pro. I am a real novice at this computer stuff of how to convert music files from iTunes to Windows Media Player ? because I have always had someone around to help me. I have now decided to bring myself up-to-date with technology, so if anyone does have an answer for me they will have to set it out very simply so that I can follow it. I would appreciate any help on offer. Thanks."
Actually, you are not the only one who has encountered such question while you may have bought lots of music songs from iTunes store and now you want to transfer iTunes music to Windows Media Player in your PC. However, it is found that the purchased iTunes music cannot be played on Windows Media Player. Why? Here will be the guide that tells you the reasons and offers you the solution on how to transfer music from iTunes to Windows Media Player.
Part 1. Why can't play iTunes m4p music on Windows Media Player directly?
It is known to us all that iTunes M4P music is DRM protected which prevents iTunes music from being played by other devices and players except iTunes, and moreover it is often kept in M4P that is compatible with Apple devices only rather than other players like Windows player. In a word, the DRM and distinguished format make it impossible for playing iTunes music on Windows Media Player directly. Under such circumstance, you should remove the DRM from iTunes M4P music files and then convert iTunes M4P music song to MP3 so as to be played on Windows Media Player. And Leawo Prof. DRM would be strongly recommended as an effective solution for converting iTunes Music Songs for Windows Media Player.
Part 2. Recommendation of iTunes to PSP converter - Leawo Prof. DRM
Leawo Prof. DRM, as an iTunes DRM removal program and a DRM media converter, is professional in helping users remove DRM from iTunes videos, music and audiobook purchased or rented and converting those iTunes M4V files to MP4, or iTunes M4B/M4P files to MP3 so as to be played on Windows Media Player or other mobile devices. Besides, it works fast at 6X speed and can keep the original quality of the iTunes files. With Leawo Prof. DRM's help, you can easily get DRM free iTunes music as quickly as you like and then convert it to MP3, and then you can transfer music from iTunes to Windows Media Player with simple steps.
Part 3. How to convert iTunes music to play on Windows Media Player with Leawo Prof. DRM?
To convert iTunes m4p music song to play on Windows Media Player, you are required to download and install Leawo Prof. DRM, and then start it to enter the main interface, following the guide here on converting iTunes Music Songs for Windows Media Player.
Note: To authorize the computer by signing in with your Apple ID is necessary for you in order to play the M4P music file purchased or rent. And iTunes will not be workable during the iTunes DRM removal process.
Step 1: Import iTunes M4P Music files to the converter
In the main interface, you click "Add Files" to pop up "Add file" panel and import iTunes DRM M4P music files files. Or you can also drag and drop the target iTunes music files to the middle of program interface directly.
Step 2. Choose Channel, Sampling Rate and Bit Rate for the music
After being imported, the iTunes music file can be found under the category "music", where you can freely choose the Channels, Sampling Rates and Bit Rates for the output MP3 audio file by clicking "Edit" button on the music file.
Step 3. Set Output Directory for the MP3 file
After choosing the channels, you can return to the "Home" page, and then click "…" button at the bottom to set an output for directory for keeping the output MP3 file from iTunes music.
Step 4. Remove DRM from iTunes Music File and Convert M4P music to MP3
Since all settings are finished, you can click the blue "Convert" button at the bottom of home list to remove DRM from iTunes M4P music file and then convert it to MP3 soon.
Step 5: Locate the converted MP3 files
All the converted MP3 files will be listed under "Converted" tab, where you can open the output MP3 file by clicking the "Open file" option at the end of the MP3 file.You can find your target file by the search box as well.
Now you have got DRM free MP3 music from iTunes, you can transfer music from iTunes to Windows Media Player and play it freely as soon as possible.
Part 4. Extension: Introduce to Windows Media Player
Windowa Media Player is a mutlimedia player developed by Microsoft which can play music, videos and photos, supporting audio files in most of the common formats including MP3, WMA, WAV etc., and videos in AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DVD and son on. It is totally free and quite friendly to users. That's why it is always popular and never fades away. Besides, Windows Media Player can synchronize music, videos and photos to other portable devices including some portable media players, Storage cards and Portable Media Centers. So to know how to move music from iTunes to Windows Media Player can help you a lot when you would like to transfer iTunes music to other devices.
To be concluded, it can give you more enjoyment and fun when you would prefer to play iTunes Music on Windows Media Player. And Leawo Prof. DRM will give you a hand on how to put iTunes music on Windows Media Player by first removing the DRM and converting the M4P to MP3. Not only iTunes music, iTunes movies or TV shows can also be added to Windows Media Player with help of Leawo Prof. DRM. Eventually you will never be troubled by the problem of incompatibility any more.