How to Listen to Apple Music on PC – 3 Ways

As of 2020, there are 60 million songs in the Apple Music catalog now. With $9.99 per month, customers are able to stream or download Apple Music ad-free with lyrics view, and listen live to local radio stations from all over the world. At the price of $14.99/month, Apple Music family plan can accommodate up to 6 members of a household.

With all these miscellaneous features and its great compatibility on multiple devices ranging from iOS devices to Bluetooth speakers, Apple Music has gained millions of users. But among them, one question is often asked: Can I listen to Apple Music on my PC? The answer is yes. In the article, we will go through how to listen to Apple Music on PC in 3 different ways with detailed steps illustrated.

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Method 1. Listen to Apple Music on PC via Apple Music Web Player

Similar to its competitor Spotify, Apple Music also developed its web player and launched the beta version of Apple Music web player in September last year. For people who don't want to install another application on their PC, this is a good way to enjoy Apple Music while working on a laptop. With an Internet connection and follow the steps below, you will be able to enjoy Apple Music on Windows.

Step 1. Visit music.apple.com in a web browser.

Step 2. Log in with your Apple Music subscription account from the upper-right corner.

Step 3. Then you will be taken to your music library. Select your favorite song to play now.

In the interface of Apple Music web player, you can browse for music recommendations, radio, or discover new music. With a control bar on above, you can control your music playback.

Method 2. Play Apple Music on Windows 10 with iTunes

Apple has designed an independent Apple Music app to 'replace' iTunes, but it is not yet available on Windows. Reports suggest that there will be the Apple Music app for Windows 10, but before it comes in any near future, let's take a look at how to get Apple Music for Windows 10 with iTunes.

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Step 1. Access the Microsoft Store on your Windows 10 PC, search for iTunes, and install it.

Step 2. Launch iTunes and go to Account from the top-left bar and Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3. Switch to the Music section and click For You or Browse for some Apple Music now.

Method 3. How to Play Apple Music on PC Offline on Any Media Player

Though the Apple Music subscription allows you to download Apple music for offline listening, running the iTunes app on your Windows PC can be quite buggy and clunky most of the time. For people who detest using iTunes on Windows, a workaround is to use a free Apple Music converter for Windows to download Apple Music for offline listening on any media player.

Here we meet AudFree Apple Music Converter, a professional tool designed to help users download and convert Apple Music to 6 audio formats at 30X speed. In addition to preserving the original sound quality of all Apple Music contents, this tool is capable of keeping all the metadata such as album cover, title, year, genre within the downloaded music files. So when you play this Apple Music on other media players, there will be basically no difference noticed.

One great advantage of this method is that even your Apple Music subscription expires, you will be able to save Apple Music on PC forever for personal use. Without further ado, let's get started to see how to listen to Apple Music on PC on any media player.

AudFree Apple Music Converter

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  • Download Apple Music at 30X speed with original quality
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, FLAC, WAV, M4A, AAC, etc.
  • Support to customize output parameters for Apple Music
  • Free trial available to download one minute of each track

How to Get Apple Music on Windows PC

This process requires the iTunes app and AudFree Apple Music Converter for Windows. Please make sure you have well installed these two software. Also, you need to download your favorite Apple Music tracks within the iTunes app in advance.

Step 1. Import Apple Music to AudFree
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Please press the Load iTunes library button from the bottom-left corner to select the Apple Music tracks you want to download and play on PC.
Step 2.Define output format for Apple Music
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Hit the Audio icon to open the setting window. Here we suggest you set the output format for Apple Music as MP3 as it's the most common format and compatible with all media players. Besides, you can customize other audio parameters including channel, bit rate, and sample rate to create your personal-styled Apple Music.
Step 3.Download Apple Music for PC
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When all settings are saved, simply click the Convert button to activate the downloading process at 30X speed.

After the conversion is done, just hit the Converted button to open the history list where you get to visit the destinated folder to view all the downloaded Apple Music files. Now import them to any media play and enjoy listening to Apple Music on PC without iTunes anymore.

Jul 14, 2021 5:30 PM

Posted by James Blair to Apple Music Tips