If you want to use iTunes m4p music on Windows Media Player, but all iTunes m4p music are protected under Apple’s Digital Rights Management (DRM). How to make these iTunes m4p music work on Windows Media Player? Today, there is a great solution for this trouble.

Part 1. Know about iTunes m4p music

We all know the fact that Apple has discarded the Fairplay DRM facilities on the music in iTunes store. But if you download songs from iTunes music store, you will find that all music are encoded in M4P format, which is a kind of audio format purchased from Apple’s Music Store and is protected by a Digital Rights Management scheme. The M4P format is not compatible with many portable devices, MP3 players, except Apple devices. That’s why we need to convert M4P to the universal used MP3 format, and then we can play the songs everywhere we want and take the songs on the go. This guide will show you how to convert DRM protected iTunes M4P to WMA format so that you can enjoy the protected iTunes M4P music on other media player.

Part 2. Remove drm and convert iTunes m4p music to mp3 with Leawo TunesCopy Ultimate beforehand

Here we will recommend use Leawo TunesCopy Ultimate to do this task if you want to convert these DRM-ed M4P files to DRM free MP3 format

Leawo TunesCopy Ultimate works as all-in-one audio remover, which can easily convert DRM protected iTunes music or audio files such as M4P, M4A files to plain MP3 formats for using on any computers or mobile music devices such as iPod, iPhone, MP3 player, CD player, cellular phone and any latest smart-phones. That is to say, it can help remove the DRM from the purchased iTunes files. Here the detail features on this remover

  • 1. Easy to use this iTunes music to help you convert M4P to WMA files
  • 2. Remove DRM from iTunes videos with the original quality kept
  • 3. Support transfer iTunes M4P music, Audiobooks, video to common format
  • 4. Quickly convert iTunes M4P music with up to 50X faster speed
  • 5. M4P to MP3 Converter with unique Virtual CD burning technology

After knowing about this iTunes music converter, you can download and install it on PC and then follow the steps below to learn how to Remove drm and convert iTunes m4p music to mp3 with Leawo TunesCopy Ultimate beforehand.


Step 1: Load M4P music files to Leawo TunesCopy Ultimate by clicking “Add Files” button in the middle of main interface or “Add Files” on the sub-menu bar, you can select the M4P files from the file select window. Of course, this M4P to MP3 converter also allows you import more than one music files at the same time.


Step 2: you can also customize your M4P files by clicking “Edit” icon locate in the right of the added music files, such as Channels, Sampling, Bit Rates can by editing freely.


Step 3: Set a location on computer to store the output music files. Navigate to the bar of “Output” in the software interface and then select a folder on your computer to prepare to store the output songs.


Step 4: Convert iTunes M4P music to DRM-free MP3. Click on the button of “Convert” at the bottom right of program interface and the procedure to convert iTunes M4P music to DRM-free MP3 files will be initiated. You can see the process percentage clearly in the window.


Note: If a pop-up dialog of “Authorize This Computer” stop the process, you need to enter your Apple ID and password to authorize. Thus, the procedure will continue.


Step 5: After it converted, click “Converted” button, and you get the DRM free MP3 files. After you transfer all MP3 files everywhere you want, and enjoy the music with any mobile devices, MP3 players on the go!


Part 3. Convert drm-free mp3 to wma with help of Leawo Video Converter

For converting the DRM-free MP3 to WMA, MP3 to WMA Converter is needed here. Leawo Video Converter is just the choice, and it is no doubt to convert mp3 files to a large number of other video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, etc in easier way. With it, you can play mp3 files on Windows Media Player, Android, Xbox 360, etc. Besides, Leawo Video Converter does not only support converting mp3 files to wma formats but also add 3D effect to 2D video to create exciting visual effects and interface with the automatic optimization of the videos. What’s more, Leawo Video Converter functionalizes as a built-in editor which offer a convenient method to users to customize your own video without quality loss. Therefore, you can optimize your video as your will. You can download and install this video converter and then follow the simple steps below.


Step 1: Add the converted mp3 file to Leawo Video Converter

Clicking the “Video Converter” button on the homepage to enter the adding interface. And then click “Add video” button on the top of navigation bar or click “Drag file into me” button in the center of the pop-up window to select the videos from computer or by dragging and dropping into the main interface Converter, and you’ll see the file is loaded within seconds.


Step 2: Choose WMA as output format.

Click the drop-down button of “Profile” to select “WMA” as output format from output format category. Using the search bar to find any desired profile is highly recommended that make users can find the format they want at faster speed. Or tap on “Convert” button directly to change.


Step 3: Set parameters for the output WMA files.

Click on “Edit” button under the dropdown menu of format to select the suitable parameters for the converted WMA files, like the channel, sample rate, and bit rate.


Step 4: Convert iTunes DRM-free MP3 files to M4A.

Click “Convert” button of the program to finish MP3 to WMA conversion quickly. After a few minutes, all files will be converted into wma files, just enjoy it!


Part 4. Convert the drm-free mp3 to wma with online audio converter

Besides installing converter application in your device, Online Converter is widely used for converting mp3 file formats to other compatible format. It is a popular free online converting tool which enables you to convert any videos/audios by entering a link. Here I would take Convertfiles as an example to show you how to convert mp3 files to wma.

Convertfiles is a free online media conversion application, which allows users to convert and download nearly any audio or video URL to common formats. But its supported few formats, users can use it to convert MP3 to WMA files.

Step 1. Paste the URL to enter the website to start your conversion.

Input files you want to convert and the file type you want to use from the pop-out windows. Two options are available for selecting files to convert. You can either click “Browse” to browse your local files, or enter the URL of an online file you want to convert.


Step 2. Select output format at Target format option

After the video files are imported, go to the “Output format” options. Click pop-up box to choose WMA format to fit your needs.


Step 3. Finishing online conversion

Change the optional settings, if you like, and then click “Convert” to start the process. The file is converted in the background and then downloaded automatically to your default download folder.


Looking for a legal way for convert M4P to WAM so that you can enjoy your music on Windows Media Player, iPod Touch, MP3 player, cell phone, or PC? Leawo is the right one for you! Just a few mouse clicks, Leawo TunesCopy Ultimate can convert iTunes DRM M4P music to MP3 and enjoy all your protected songs without any restrictions. Utilizing virtual converting technology, Leawo Video Converter converts the MP3 into WMA by a few steps. With magically fast converting speed, Leawo can help users enjoy your music and video quickly with high original quality.