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How to transfer music from windows media player to iTunes

Many Window users who purchase new iPod want to transfer music to iTunes. The instruction will tell you how to do it with a few clicks.

windows media player to iTunes

If the tracks you have got on your Windows Media Player library are primarily kept in your My Music folder (or perhaps Music in Windows Vista), it is possible to import tracks into Apple iTunes in a few easy steps. In case you have tunes saved in other folders besides My Music directory, you could do it again the same steps for each folder that's got tracks you would like to transfer. Follow the steps here to import your music to Apple iTunes:

After opening iTunes, do these steps:
1) Click File > Add Folder to Library and choose your My Music folder.
2) In case you have music in WMA format, you will be prompted to convert these WMA songs to AAC. That is a necessary step if you need these tracks that you can play on your iPod.

Convert DRM protected music and songs to mp3
If your track files are in unprotected WMA (Windows Media Audio) file format, iTunes will prompt you if you wish to convert the format. Click "Convert" to begin the process. This process may take awhile, especially if you have a large audio library.

When you bought WMA tunes from a music store like Yahoo! Music, you won’t strip off DRM from WMA and then transfer to iTunes.

There will be 2 methods to Remove DRM from iTunes so that you can enjoy your music and songs on portable devices.

1. Burn WMV music and songs to CD then convert CD to mp3 files
It is easy to burn your ordered music to a CD, then transfer the music and songs directly into your iTunes library, therefore creating DRM-free songs. The problem is that you get reprocessing music that is already been dealt with for compression, and it would harm your sound quality.

2. Eliminate DRM protection with a DRM Removal program
It will record DRM music from your sound card when the music is playing, hence the output quality possibly just like the original one.

Step-by-step guide
Download DRM Converter and install it. The whole DRM conversion will takes just 3 simple steps.

If you are a Mac user, get Mac version here

DRM Converter

Step one. Start DRM Converter, import you music files by clicking 'add video' button, in most cases you can find your iTunes music in C:\My Documents\My music(default directory). You could add individual file or a number of files.

Step two. Preview chosen files on preview area just clicking on play button. You have a lot of choices for your output file formats. I suggest you pick MP3 for audio, MP4 for movie and Television shows. Then select output directory.

Step three. Finally, simply press 'Start' button. This software will remove DRM protection from WMA music perfectly.

Tips: This DRM Converter can also be a powerful Video Converter that you can apply to convert iTunes to any common format you want.

That it, after you free your WMA music you can transfer it to Apple iTunes. the tip of How to transfer music from windows media player to iTunes only takes 3 simple steps. No advanced PC skills are required.

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How to transfer music from iTunes to Windows Media Player?