How to Cast Apple Music Songs to Your Speakers via Chromecast Audio

Posted by Adam Gorden on September 12, 2016 11:15:01 AM.

Chromecast Audio is a small device developed by Google that can plug into your speaker for streaming your favorite tunes from your phones or computers through WiFi. Currently, you can access to around 30 million songs via Chromecast from music services like Pandora, Google Play Music, Spotify, and iHeartRadio, etc. But for subscribers to music streaming service like Apple Music, you'll find it's impossible to play Apple Music on Chromecast at all. That's because Apple refused to support Google Cast ever since the release of Apple Music. However, that's not the end of the story. The good news is that streaming Apple Music to Chromecast could be possible. So if you are using Apple Music and looking for the way to play your Apple Music on your home speakers via Chromecast, you should read the following article to find out the best solution to cast Apple Music to Google Chromecast Audio with a few steps only.

Tool You'll Need to Crack DRM from Apple Music Before Casting

Since you can't access to Apple Music service via Chromecast due to the incompatibility, you may wonder whether it's possible to cast the offline songs downloaded from Apple Music to Chromecast. Unfortunately, unlike the common music songs, the audio tracks in Apple Music are protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM technology. That's to say, you are also prohibited from syncing the downloaded Apple Music songs to Chromecast or other devices because of the DRM protection. Wait, what if we get rid of the DRM from the Apple Music songs? Yes, that's what we are talking about here. In this case, all you need to do is to find a DRM removal solution that can help you kill DRM lock from the Apple Music offline songs before casting them to Chromecast. Once the DRM is removed from Apple Music, you can freely stream the DRM-free Apple Music songs to your speakers via Chromecast Audio as you expect.

Here comes TunesKit Apple Music Converter (TunesKit Apple Music Converter for Mac), an all-in-one Apple Music DRM removal tool to completely delete DRM encryption from offline Apple Music M4P songs and easily convert the M4P tracks to MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, and other common audio formats.

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Complete Tutorial to Stream Apple Music to Google Chromecast

Now the following tutorial will guide you to easily cast your Apple Music songs to Chromecast with the help of TunesKit DRM Apple Music Converter.

Step 1Download M4P songs from Apple Music

Open iTunes and go to "For You" or "New" tab where you can find the entire Apple Music category sorted by artists, albums, playlists and songs. Once selected a song, album, or playlist that you want to transfer to USB drive, click the "..." icon next to the song or album name to add the songs to "My Music" or "Playlist". When the songs are added to your music library, go to "My Music" tab to find the music file and click the cloud icon with a downward arrow to download the song so that you can play it offline.

Step 2Import Apple Music offline tracks to TunesKit Apple Music Converter

add apple music songs

Launch TunesKit Apple Music Converter and add the downloaded M4P files by either clicking "Add Files" button or dragging the files from the folder where you saved the offline files. It supports batch conversion so that you can import multiple music tracks to TunesKit to convert once.

Step 3Select output format

set output format

After importing the songs to the software, you can select the output format according to your own needs. The currently available output formats are MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B.

Step 4Start to remove DRM from Apple Music

convert m4p to mp3

When all the settings are adjusted, you can begin to crack the DRM from Apple Music songs and convert the M4P files to common formats by clicking "Convert" button.

Step 5Cast Apple Music songs to Chromecast Audio

cast apple music to chromecast

When the conversion finishes, you'll get the DRM-free Apple Music songs. Then you can cast the music tracks from your PC or Mac to Chromecast Audio as desire.


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