Support iTunes DMR Protected Music

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mpaspe, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. mpaspe

    mpaspe New Member
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    Ok, need help in unprotecting music from iTunes. I tried TuneClone but didn't work because the iTunes screenshot doesn't match with my iTunes Preference --> Advanced pop-up window.

    I also tried LINK REMOVED but couldn't find it when I goggled it. This was suggested from the post on 01-27-2010.

    Any ideas?
     

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  2. Medic3166

    Medic3166 Member
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    Create a playlist in iTunes, burn them to a music CD, delete the original file, and re-import it into your library as an MP3.

    I did this for a few CD's I've purchased on iTunes, so I can listen to them on the hard drive in my truck.
     
  3. waynester

    waynester Well-Known Member
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    I have not used iTunes since @ '05 , but at the time you could rip/burn aac protected to virtual disc and import mp3 unprotected, then the drop the results in dif folder.

    oops
     
  4. waynester

    waynester Well-Known Member
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    Stiil works? huh? :D
     
  5. Medic3166

    Medic3166 Member
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    I thought I heard somewhere that songs downloaded from iTunes now aren't protected anymore... I bought a CD a few weeks ago, I just haven't gotten around to checking out the files... As soon as my SD card comes in the mail, I'll check.
     
  6. kyler13

    kyler13 Well-Known Member
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    Yup. Used to be that itunes music was protected and came in the .m4p format. Now it comes as .m4a when you buy it, and it imports directly onto your Android phone playable without any conversion. The .m4p format obviously won't. The free but time consuming way to convert it is to burn to CD and reimport in format of your choice. I used CDRW's to do about 30 songs. The faster options are one of the many virtual burners or direct decoders that run as little as $30, or depending on your threshold for personal financial impact, you can do it right through itunes for $0.30 per song. If you don't want to take the time to do it free, you weigh your options. The Apple per song fee is great for a handful of songs. If you have 100's of protected songs, the third party solutions make more sense if you're gonna pay.
     
  7. Salisa826

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    I burned the songs I needed to a cd. How do I convert them so they will play on my evo?
     

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