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How to Convert iTunes Files to MP3?


   Posted by Amanda

2019-03-19 02:54:27


Summary: This article introduces you different methods to convert iTunes music and DRM-protected iTunes videos to MP3. Read on to find the conversion details.

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Welcome folks, to our web page where we regularly discuss frequently asked questions about different file formats, their conversions, etc. Here is an extensive write up answering one of the most common questions posted on the internet - “how to convert iTunes songs to mp3”. We have managed to cover all the subtopics we possibly could from mentioning detailed steps to convert iTunes to mp3 to attaching links of iTunes to mp3 converter free online.

Before we get to how to convert iTunes music to mp3, let’s first address a few basic questions.


Part 1: Why do you need to convert iTunes files to MP3?

Ø  Songs purchased from the iTunes Store come in the AAC format. Not every MP3 player supports AAC format, so in case you want to play AACs on those devices, you will need to convert the iTunes songs to the MP3 format.

Ø  Sometimes you may need to convert high-quality files to other formats (including MP3) to release space.

Ø  There are cases that you want to convert iTunes videos to an audio format that can be played on an audio player.

Ø  You may want to convert the audio files in your iTunes playlist to MP3s and to create an MP3 CD.


Part 2: How to Convert iTunes Songs to MP3 in iTunes?

Traditionally, following the simple steps mentioned here should be enough to convert iTunes songs to mp3.

To convert iTunes music to mp3:

●       Open iTunes and look for the song you want to convert.

●       On the top left corner of the screen click Edit and at the bottom of that menu ‘Preferences.

●       Open the first column ‘General’ and then click on Import Settings.

●       When the window opens, choose the first drop-down menu. Then, select the MP3 Encoder.

●       Then click OK.

●       Now go back to ‘Music,’ under ‘Library’ on the top left of the screen

●       Right click on your song and choose ‘Create mp3 version‘. It should be done about 5-10 seconds.

●       And there it is. The second one is your song in MP3!


Part 3: How to convert iTunes video files to MP3?

iTunes, an application developed by, is a media library which, like most Apple products, also has its share of rigid security and protection. Initially, Apple protects all the videosor moviesin its iTunes Store from being copied by using a proprietary FairPlay digital rights management (DRM) protection system that severely limits the choice of non-Apple devices that you could use to play videos purchased and downloaded from its iTunesStore.

Due to this, it’s just not possible for customers like you to enjoy purchased videos on any unauthorized non-Apple devices.

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The DRM removal tool can remove DRM protections and output iTunes videos to lossless MP4. And for iTunes audiobooks, it can output DRM-free MP3 files. So if you want to convert iTunes audio books to MP3, DVDFab DRM Removal for Apple is enough. But if you are in the need of converting iTunes videos to MP3, you also need to use a video to MP3 converter from DVDFab. Now let’s move to the next section where we discuss how to convert iTunes video files to MP3!


Steps of How to convert iTunes video files to MP3

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Here’s a quick how-to guide for you to convert iTunes to mp3.

●    Launch DVDFab Converter

On DVDFab’s homepage, choose ‘Converter’ from the options bar. Then, drag and drop the unprotected iTunes video that you want to convert to mp3 into the primary user interface for loading. You could even navigate it through the Add buttons on the main UI.

●       Choose your Profile and customize your Output

Click ‘Profile Switcher’ on the left panel, to determine your output content including the titles, audio tracks, and subtitles. Check out ‘Advanced Settings’ to tweak and modify your output precisely the way you want.

●    Convert iTunes to mp3

Click the Start button, and DVDFab will convert iTunes to mp3 (video) for you in no time! The file will then be stored in the location chosen by you.

There are several other ways you could convert iTunes to mp3. If the methods we suggested didn’t work for you, don’t worry. A simple Google search of ‘convert iTunes to mp3’ will direct you to so many pages; your issue will be fixed in no time.

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