How to Convert DRM Protected AAC Audio Into a Plain MP3?
have a bunch of older songs that all say Protected AAC, and I’m trying to find a way to covert an AAC file to a plain mp3 format any idea?
Early shoppers on iTunes may still own Protected AAC Audio songs. These tracks cannot be converted from within iTunes and may not play on non-Apple branded media players, such as Samsung Galaxy, HTC or Motorola smartphone, Microsoft Zune. Because AAC files are DRM license protected music files from iTunes Store. If want to play the file on any music player, you will need to remove the DRM protection and convert AAC format to either MP3 or WMA.
DRM Media Converter is that DRM Remover and Media Converter program, which is designed for personal users to remove DRM protection and convert DRM protected video and audio files such as AAC, WMA, M4P, M4B, M4V, WMV, ASF and more to MP3 music format. With it, you can listen the protected music in Windows-based computer (Windows 8 included) and other media player like iTunes 11, Zune, tablets like Surface, iPad, Google Nexus, mobile phones, etc. whenever you like.
How to Convert iTunes AAC to MP3?
To get started, you should install and run the AAC to MP3 Converter on your computer. Then following the steps below to remove iTunes AAC DRM protection and convert DRM AAC to MP3.
Step 1. Load iTunes AAC music files to the program
Click Add button to import DRM protected AAC music files from your computer, or you can drag and drop those songs into the program.
Step 2. Choose MP3 as output format
Select MP3 as the output format from "Audio Files to" drop list. Furthermore, you can click Settings button to customize your own audio settings like Bit Rate, Sample Rate, Encoder, Channel, etc.
Step 3. Stripping DRM and converting AAC to MP3
After all settings, click Start button to start the conversion. In a short time, you can get the plain MP3 music files from the output folder.
Now, your protected AAC songs have been converted to mp3 files, you’re able to play them on your Smartphone, mp3 players without any restriction.
Note: Not only iTunes AAC music, you can load any other DRM protected video and audio files, such as M4V, WMV, ASF, AAC, WMA, M4P, M4B, etc., and convert to common video and audio formats quickly with original image and sound quality.