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How to Save Apple Music to Mac

"I‘m an Apple Music member. I’ve downloaded the songs from iCloud to my MacBook. Where can I locate the downloads?"

Apple Music is a popular music streaming service. You can access to 90 million songs by becoming one of its millions of members. It costs $9.99 per month for individual plan, $14.99 per month for a family subscription (up to six people), and $4.99 per month for student plan. Users need to be online in order to listen to Apple Music on demand, unless they have particular songs saved for offline listening.

However, a quite many subscribers find that it’s hard to locate the downloaded Apple Music, even though the songs have been saved for offline listening, just like the lead-in case.

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In fact, it’s impossible for us to find the complete downloaded Apple Music on our local computer ( Mac | PC ). The alleged downloaded Apple Music are actually encrypted files stored in the cache location. To save Apple Music to a local computer, we’ll have to turn to a third-party music tool, like the most popular one – Sidify Apple Music Converter.

In the following part, we are going to show you how to save Apple Music to a Mac computer (iMac or MacBook) with Sidify step by step so that you can keep Apple Music on the local drive forever.

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 Save Apple Music to Mac

Equipment Preparation:

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

Step 1Add Apple Music to Sidify

Launch Sidify Apple Music Converter, click "Add" button and select your target Apple Music to the program for conversion.

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Step 2Choose Output Format and Customize Output Path

Click "Menu" on the upper right. Here you can choose output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), select output quality as well as the output folder that you'd like to save your target Apple Music songs.

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Step 3Save Apple Music to Mac

Click “Convert” button to start conversion. When the conversion is done, you can click "History" to find the downloaded Apple Music on your Mac.

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Apple Music is a music streaming service, for which we are unable to directly save Apple Music as local files. To save Apple Music to Mac, a third-party music tool is required. Currently, Sidify Apple Music Converter is the most outstanding one in the streaming world. It can easily help you save Apple Music as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF or ALAC files on your MacBook or iMac.

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

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