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How to Transfer Apple Music to External Hard Drive?

author By Harper North
Updated on: April 23, 2024

With more and more songs downloaded on Apple Music, our device is easily running out of storage space, no matter it's a cell phone or a computer. To save these tracks and release more space, transferring these Apple Music to an external hard drive would be a good idea. Regularly backing up or saving these Apple Music songs can also prevent the tragedy that losing all datas due to a crash or hardware failure.

Stream Apple Music on External Hard Drive

At this moment. Sidify Apple Music Converter would be the best tool to complete this task. It converts Apple Music files to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF or ALAC files and saves all ID3 tags and metadata after conversion. When the conversion is done, you can easily transfer all the converted Apple Music tracks to external hard drive.

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

If you are looking for a tool to convert any streaming music (such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, YouTube, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, DailyMotion …) to MP3, Sidify All-In-One is the go-to choice.

Tutorial: How to Transfer Apple Music to External Hard Drive?

Equipment Preparation:

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

* If you don't see the "Choose Conversion Mode" option in Step 1, please check this page for more detailed instructions.

Step 1Choose Conversion Mode.

Launch Sidify Apple Music Converter, and you'll need to choose one conversion mode to start: Apple Music App or Apple Music Webplayer. (>> App Mode vs Webplayer Mode)

choose conversion mode

Select the Apple Music app mode to access the modern interface of Sidify:

main interface

Step 2Add Apple Music Tracks to Sidify.

Drag and drop songs, an album or a playlist from Apple Muisc to Sidify. Or you can click the "Add" button on the interface and copy & paste the URL of your Apple Muisc to the program. Then click the "OK" button to import them to Sidify.

add apple music

Step 3 Choose Output Format and Customize Output Path.

Click the "Settings" icon in the left panel. Here you can choose the output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), the output quality and the output path as well. Besides, you can customize how you'd like to name and sort out the converted files.

choose mp3 as the output format

Step 4 Convert Apple Music to MP3.

Click the "Convert" button and Sidify would immediately start converting the Apple Music to MP3s.

convert apple music to mp3

Step 5 Find the MP3 downloads on the Local Drive.

Once the conversion is done, click the "Converted" tab and you can check all the Apple Music that have been converted successfully. Go to the output folder set in the previous step, you'll find the downloaded MP3s.

find the mp3s

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

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Harper North | Staff Writer

Harper is a content writer with a profound understanding of the streaming music landscape and a specialization in music converters. She creates informative content on tools, techniques, and trends in music conversion, providing expert advice, detailed reviews, and guides.

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