How to Convert iTunes to MP3

On your PC Open iTunes for Windows. In the menu bar, choose Edit >, Preferences. Click the General tab, then click Import Settings. Click the menu next to Import Using, then choose the encoding format that you want to convert the songs to. Click OK. More items... •

Do you have music files purchased through the iTunes store that you want to convert to MP3? The default format for these files is M4A, but converting them to MP3 is easy with iTunes. In this guide, we’ll show you how to do it.

First, open iTunes and go to the preferences. From there, select the Generals tab and click on “Import Settings…”. In the Import Settings window, change the import setting to use the MP3 encoder and select the quality you want. Click “OK” to save your changes.

Now, select the songs you want to convert to MP3 and go to “Files” in the menu bar. Click on “Convert” and select “Create MP3 version”. iTunes will start working on converting the files to MP3 format. Note that the conversion process may take some time to complete.

Once the conversion is complete, you can find your new MP3 files in the iTunes library. If you have trouble finding the files on your hard drive, you can right-click on the song and select “Show in Finder” to locate the file.

That’s all it takes to convert your iTunes M4A files to MP3. We hope you found this guide helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below.


Why can't I convert iTunes songs to MP3?
While Apple Music songs use the AAC format, they're protected by a special kind of DRM so you can't convert them to MP3. The DRM verifies that you have a valid Apple Music subscription.
How do I export music from iTunes?
Transfer media information into other applications In the iTunes app on your PC, do one of the following: Export all the media information into a text file: Select a playlist, then choose File >, Library >, Export Playlist. Make sure “Text files” is selected in the “Save as type” pop-up menu.