Unlike any other music tracks, songs you downloaded from Apple Music are impossible to play through web browsers on computer. They are stuck with iTunes app for playing on Mac or PC. And there’s no web player version of iTunes available for playing Apple Music via browser. So it’s not convenient at all for people who don’t like using iTunes as media player. In order to help you easily play Apple Music on web player without iTunes, we are providing you a simple solution to solve this issue here in this article.
Why can’t We Listen to Apple Music via Web Player
Firstly, let’s get into the reasons why Apple Music can’t play on web player without iTunes. The main reason is that Apple Music tracks are in M4P format and protected with Apple FairPlay DRM which restricts you from listening Apple Music on common media players, including online players and desktop players such as Windows Media Player, VLC, etc. Due to DRM, you can only play Apple Music songs on Apple’s iOS devices and Android phones that have built-in Apple Music app.
Tools to Make Apple Music Playable on Web without iTunes
As we already figured out the cause why we can’t play Apple Music on web player, then it’s easy to suggest a solution. What if we get rid of the DRM protection from Apple Music M4P songs? Bingo! That’s what we are talking about here. You cannot find an Apple Music web player, but there are so many tools that can remove DRM from Apple Music. In other words, once the DRM is cracked from Apple Music streams, you can easily play the songs on any player as you like. Now you meet TunesKit Apple Music Converter for Mac/Windows, an all-in-one smart Apple Music DRM removal solution that can completely remove DRM lock from any offline Apple Music M4P songs and convert the DRM-ed music tracks to DRM-free MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, etc. that are compatible with most web players and other media players. With the help of this little app, you can then play Apple Music on your computer without iTunes at all. Besides, this magic Apple Music converter can not only preserve the original audio quality for you, but also keep the ID3 tags of the music tracks in the DRM-free files.
Steps to Convert Apple Music to Web Player with TunesKit
Step 1. Launch TunesKit Apple Music Converter on your computer. You’ll find iTunes opens automatically. Simply click the top “add” icon to load the offline Apple Music songs from the iTunes library. Select the ones you want to convert and click OK to add the files to TunesKit.
Step 2. Click the Format panel on the bottom left corner and you’ll be prompted with a window where you can select the output audio format including MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A and M4B. You can also adjust the audio quality such as codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate, etc. as you like.
Step 3. Click “Convert” button to strip DRM from Apple Music and convert them to DRM-free MP3 or other formats.
Congratulations! When the conversion finishes, you are able to play the converted Apple Music songs on web player freely.