Battle of DRM Audio Converter: AudFree vs. TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Why Do We Need DRM audio converter?

The Apple Music and audiobooks you downloaded from iTunes are encrypted with DRM, which restricts you from listening those files on other players and devices. Under such circumstances, DRM audio converter becomes indispensable tool to help you release the DRM limitation of not only Apple Music but also iTunes music/audiobooks and Audible audiobooks, and download those audio tracks as non-DRM Formats. This article aims to make a comparison between the most powerful DRM audio Converter: AudFree DRM Audio Converter and TuneFab Apple Music Converter.

audfree vs tunefab apple music converter

Comparisons Between AudFree and TuneFab Converter

1. Input and Output Formats

audfree drm converter output

AudFree DRM Audio Converter is a multifunctional conversion tool, which supports not only Apple Music, but also various formats such as iTunes M4P, iTunes M4A/M4B, Audible AA/AAX. In addition, multiple DRM-free formats are able to be converted like M4A, M4B, M4P, WMA, AAC, AC3, MKA, OGG, AIFF, M4R, MP3, MP2, MPA, RA, RAM, WAV, APE, FLAC, AA, AAX, etc. You can customize output formats freely such as MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A, M4B, and enjoy any audio file anywhere or anytime.

tunefab drm converter output

TuneFab Apple Music Converter is a professional iTunes DRM audio converter, which specialized in converting Apple Music songs, iTunes M4P Music and M4A/M4B audiobooks, Audible AA/AAX to non-DRM formats like AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, MKA and MP3. With the help of this function, you can download and convert Apple Music songs into non-DRM format.

Conclusion: Both of the programs support to convert Apple Music/iTunes M4P, iTunes M4A/M4B. Moreover, AudFree DRM Audio Converter support to convert other 20 types of input and output formats, while the TuneFab Apple Music Converter includes about 10 forms of them.

2. Conversion Principles

With an advanced technology, AudFree DRM Audio Converter will decode DRM music streams and recode it into a new non-DRM file at the speed of 30X faster. The output music will be 100% lossless with ID3 tags retained or customized as you wish. You can also adjust task schedule so that the computer will be put to sleep or shut down when conversion finished.

In comparison, TuneFab Apple Music Converter will silently play songs 16X faster once you click the "Convert" button. Also, the output audio will be in high quality and the ID3 tags will be saved or customized.

Conclusion: Both of them convert DRM audio files without any quality loss and keep metadata such as ID3 tags. Compared with the conversion speed, AudFree DRM Audio Converter is much faster than TuneFab Apple Music Converter, and the task schedule function of AudFree DRM Audio Converter helps a lot to manage conversion task easily.

3. Interface and Operation

AudFree DRM Audio Converter has an intuitive user interface, which makes it clear for users to operate. While the user interface of TuneFab Apple Music Converter: is easy to use, and uncluttered.

audfree main interface

To convert Apple Music tracks with AudFree, firstly you need to authorize your computer with the same Apple ID that you download the Apple Music songs. Then, open AudFree, and iTunes will open with it automatically. Click the first "Add" button select music. Then, click the "Settings" button to set the output format, output audio quality and output folder. After that, just click "Convert" to remove DRM from Apple music tracks.

tunefab main interface

To convert Apple Music songs with TuneFab, first you need click "Add" button on the center menu, TuneFab will scan and load all your iTunes files, library and playlists automatically. The songs will be listed in the main window. Then you can adjust output audio quality, output format, and output folder. After clicking "Convert" button, you can get all the DRM-free audio files in your list.

Conclusion: Both of them don’t require a lot of technical knowledge, rather you can dive straight into working with these softwares.

4. Availability and Price


*Availability: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 10 and Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13 High Sierra, 10.14 Mojave

*Price: $39.95 for lifetime free upgrade and 1 PC


*Availability: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and MAC OS 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14

*Price: $39.95 for lifetime free upgrade and 1 PC

Conclusion: AudFree Audio converter is compatible with more Windows versions and Mac versions at the same price.

5. Other Features

audfree edit audio

AudFree DRM Audio Converter provides extra functions of "edit" and "add special effect" for Audible AA/AAX audiobooks. Simply click the 'Effects' icon, click "Add" button, and there will pop up a window which enables you to adjust different parameters, such as "Volume", "Speed", "Pitch", etc. By clicking the 'Edit' icon, you can choose the way to split files, including "every XX hours", "average XX segments", "by chapters" and etc.

TuneFab Apple Music Converter doesn’t equip "split" and "edit" function yet.

Conclusion: AudFree DRM Audio Converter offers us extra functions of "Split" and "Edit", which is useful and suitable.

Which DRM Audio Converter We Should Choose?

It's obvious that AudFree DRM Audio Converter is a better Apple Music converter than the compared one. AudFree DRM Audio Converter not only supports to convert Apple Music, but also helps you to bypass DRM formats of iTunes music/audiobooks and Audible audiobooks. With more than 20 forms of input and output formats support, 30X faster speed conversion, 100% lossless quality music preservation, and more Windows and Mac versions adaptation, AudFree DRM Audio Converter will satisfy all your needs of audio conversion.

May 17, 2019 16:00 PM

Posted by Annie Yazbeck to Reviews