Thanks to music streaming services, listening to your favorite tracks has never been easier. Today, we want to talk about one of the most prominent music streaming platforms, Amazon Music. This service offers you a unique opportunity to stream its over 20 million tracks for as little as $7.99/month. But do you know how to transfer Amazon Music to iTunes? Well, that’s what you’ll learn in this article. You’ll know how to convert, download, and add Amazon Music to iTunes effortlessly. Here we go!
Before transferring Amazon Music to iTunes, you’ll need first of all to download them to your computer. Here are the detailed steps on how to go about it:
Step 1: Visit Amazon Music site using your computer browser and proceed to log-in to your Amazon Music account. The process is the same for those using a desktop app.
Step 2: Next, Click the “My Music” button located on the left side of the home window. Now choose your favorite song titles, album, etc. by clicking “Songs”.
Step 3: After selecting the tracks you’d like to download, click the “Download” icon next to your album or song. An alternative method is dragging and dropping tracks to the “Download” part under “Actions” located at the right sidebar.
Step 4: After a few minutes, you can open your computer’s file explorer and check the songs in the default “Amazon Music” folder. Mac users can click the “Music” folder to find their files, whereas Windows users can find then under the “My Music” folder. It’s that simple!
NOTE: If you’re using a desktop app, click the “download” icon of the album or song you wish to download.
After completing the Part 1 process, it’s now time to sync Amazon Music to iTunes by following these simple steps:
Step 1: Launch the iTunes app on your Windows or Mac computer and select “Music” from the menu bar.
Step 2: Click “File” from the toolbar and then select “Add to Library” option or “Add File to Library” for Windows users.
Step 3: Now, you can transfer your downloaded Amazon Music files or folder to the iTunes library.
If you’re an Apple device user, then the chances are that you’re already using the Apple Music service. With its over 50 million songs, not even Amazon Music can come close to what is on offer here. However, transferring Apple Music songs from iTunes to Amazon Music is not that easy.
Apple Music songs have DRM protection, making it impossible to download them on your computer for future playback. Even worse, Amazon Music can only play and download non-DRM protected tracks in M4A and MP3 formats. Fortunately, there are lots of downloadable programs over the internet to help you easily upload Apple Music tracks to Amazon Music.
One such program is iTunes Audio Converter for Mac or Windows. With this program, you can easily convert your Apple Music track to AAC, MP4, M4A, M4B, and FLAC formats with its original ID3 tag.
Here are the Apple Audio Converter main features:
Next, follow these steps to convert and download Apple Music/iTunes songs to MP3:
Step 1: Add your Apple Music or iTunes tracks for conversion
After installing iTunes Apple Music Downloader on your computer, open it. Next, go to the iTunes or Apple Music app and then drop your music to the converter. You can also copy your track’s URL and click the “+” sign to start importing your files.
Note: Make sure that the “Share iTunes XML file with third party software” option is enabled on iTunes. This will make Apple Music Converter Mac recognize your tracks.
Step 2: Set the output format
Now select your preferred target format depending on the kind of device you want to play the Apple Music songs on. But if you’re not sure about your device’s format compatibility, you can just choose MP3 because it’s a universal format. Proceed to adjust the channel, codec, sample rate, and bit rate (320Kbps) settings. Click Ok.
Step 3: Convert Apple Music/iTunes songs to MP3
To begin converting, click the Convert button. All your iTunes or Apple Music tracks will be saved in your computer.
Step 4: Upload the converted Apple Music/iTunes tracks to Amazon Music
The final step now is to open your Amazon Music app and then drag & drop the saved Apple Music tracks into the Upload section. Alternatively, click My Music located at the top of your home screen and then select the Songs option. Select the Offline filter and then tap the upload icon right next to the music title you intend to transfer to Amazon Music. To view the uploading process and the already uploaded music, click the Uploaded filter at the left navigation sidebar.
Note: Amazon Music allows users to upload up to 250 tracks for free. You can, however, add up to 250,000 song titles by switching to a paid subscription.
That’s it! These are the best methods to transfer Amazon Music to iTunes and vice versa with zero quality loss. But with the iTunes Audio Converter app, you don’t need to pay the costly monthly subscriptions to listen to your tracks offline.
Bonus tip:If you’re looking to upload Spotify music to Amazon, you can check for a complete tutorial on how to convert Spotify music to MP3 and then follow the same steps to upload to Amazon Music.