Can I Get Apple Music on Chromebook? Solved!

Posted by Adam Gorden on May 08, 2018 18:30:01 PM.
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Does Apple Music work on Chromebook? When I attempt to install the Apple Music app on my Samsung Chromebook, I got a message saying that the app is not compatible with my device. Is there any other way to get Apple Music on Chrome OS?

Despite the fact that Apple has already released an Android app for Apple Music a while ago, it doesn't support the Apple Music Android app on Chromebooks yet since there is no iTunes for Chromebook. That's why you'll get a notification that says your Chromebook is incompatible when you are trying to install the Apple Music app on Chromebook.

As it remains unknown when Apple Music will support Chromebook, you may be seeking for the alternative way to play Apple Music songs on Chromebooks. Have you had any luck so far? If not, the following article will share a quick solution to let you stream Apple Music to Chromebook easily.

How to Make Apple Music Playable on Chromebooks

According to Google's official statement, we can freely play almost all music files and videos on Chromebook, including 3GP, AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, M4A, MP3, MKV, OGV, OGM, OGG, OGA, WEBM, and WAV. But when it comes to Apple Music songs, it becomes a totally different story. Why?

In fact, Apple Music songs are formatted and encrypted in M4P with DRM protection. In result, only selected Apple devices are authorized to play the DRM-ed M4P songs. Chromebooks, as we can see, are definitely left out. Therefore, in order to play Apple Music songs on Chromebook, removing off the DRM from Apple Music tracks would be a radical step to be taken.

Best Software to Completely Remove DRM from Apple Music

To get rid of the DRM lock from Apple Music, a third-party software would be of great help. Here we highly recommend TunesKit Apple Music Converter for you. It's a top-leading DRM removal tool for Apple Music that can convert the protected Apple Music M4P songs to MP3, AAC, WAV, and other formats once and for all. It also keeps the original music quality and ID3 tags for you in the output files. Thanks to this smart solution, you can then legally transfer the DRM-free Apple Music songs to Chromebook for listening.

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How to Convert Apple Music to Play on Chromebook

Once downloaded and installed the trial version of TunesKit Apple Music Converter on your computer, you can follow these steps to convert Apple Music for listening on Chromebooks.

Step 1Launch TunesKit Apple Music Converter

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Open TunesKit Apple Music Converter on your Mac or PC. Here we'll take Mac version as an example. It works in the same way for Windows version. Once launched, iTunes will be loaded automatically.

Step 2Add Apple Music songs to TunesKit

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Click "+" button at the top center to import the offline Apple Music songs from the iTunes library to TunesKit conversion window. You can also drag the music files directly and drop them to TunesKit.

Step 3Select output format

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Now move to Format panel and click the MP3 format. Then you'll be prompted with popup window asking you to select the output format. It supports MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV and M4B formats with the current version. Choose the one you want. Before moving to the next step, you can also set audio codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate according to your own needs.

Step 4Start to remove DRM from Apple Music

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Click the "Convert" button at the bottom right and it will start to convert your Apple Music songs to MP3 or other DRM-free formats at up to 30X faster speed. Wait for a few minutes until it's completed. Once converted, you can find the unprotected songs by clicking the "history" folder at the top center.

Step 5Transfer Apple Music songs to Chromebook

After conversion, login your Google Play account on the computer's browser. Then go to "Music" portion and upload the well converted Apple Music songs to your Google Play Music account. Then your Apple Music tracks will be available for listening over the web on Chromebook.

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