Someone may be considering transferring your music library from Apple Music to YouTube Music, there may be several reasons driving this decision - looking for a fresh user interface, different music selection, or simply the preference for YouTube Music. Making the switch can undoubtedly be a fussy task, but with the right tools and steps, it can be done efficiently and effectively.
The only complete and permanent solution involves an app called NoteBurner Apple Music to YouTube Music Converter. This software makes it possible to convert your Apple Music tracks into regular audios, allowing you to upload and store them on YouTube Music forever.
NoteBurner Apple Music to YouTube Music Converter, also called NoteBurner Apple Music Downloader, is a useful tool that allows you to convert Apple Music song, podcast, iTunes M4P music & audiobook to YouTube Music supported formats, like MP3, FLAC, etc. By using this NoteBurner tool, you can enjoy Apple Music on any platform or device without any restrictions.
This part will be talking about how to use NoteBurner to extract regular music files from Apple Music, so that you can migrate your favorite iTunes playlists to YouTube Music, and enjoy all of them in one location.
Download NoteBurner on your Windows or macOS desktop, then open it and choose "iTunes App" as the download mode. On its main interface, click the "+Add" icon and it will load your entire Apple Music library. Then choose the ones that you wanna download and more to YouTube Music library.
Go to the "Settings" window, and select the output format, output quality, output path, and so on. Choose the "Playlist Index" so that it will keep your songs with the same order as the original Apple Music playlist.
Tips: YouTube Music only support these music formats: MP3, M4A, OGG, FLAC, or WMA. So remember to select the correct music format before music conversion.
Click the "Convert" button to truly download your Apple Music to computer. You could also choose to "Put System to sleep after finished" at the bottom left corner setting.
When the conversion is completed, go to the "Converted" tab and click the "Folder" icon. There you'll find all downloaded Apple Music songs. It's worth noting that these Apple Music files are royalty-free and you can now really own them on your local drive.
Now that you've finally got your own Apple Music files, you can freely transfer them to any music player or music platform. Let's take a first look at how to move Apple Music to YouTube Music.
Step 1 Go to https://music.youtube.com/, the YouTube Music web player. (Only YouTube Music web player allows to upload and store local files.)
Step 2 Previously, you've learnt to locate the downloaded Apple Music files, converted by NoteBurner. In this step, just simply drag and drop them to any area of YouTue Music web player, or click "profile icon > Upload music" to upload your Apple Music files to YouTube Music personal library.
Step 3 When the transfer process is done, go to "Library > SONGS" and filter to "Uploads". There you should find out all Apple Music songs.
If you want to download the uploaded Apple Music from it, just refer to the FAQs on this page How to download uploaded music from YouTube Music
There're lots of music transfer services that also supporting to move playlists from one platform to another, like TuneMyMusic, Soundiiz, FreeYourMusic and so on. Their working method is mainly to recognize your songs on Apple Music, then search and match them on YouTube Music. Compared with NoteBurner Apple Music to YouTube Music Converter, they are quicker and more convenient to online switch your playlists over to another platform, however, there're still some benefits that NoteBurner wins out.
As someone who's always on the hunt for new music, you may also want to transfer Apple Music to YouTube Music, then play all favorite songs in one place. As technology advances, you can now use NoteBurner Apple Music Recorder to convert and save all Apple Music songs onto computer local drive. Then add local Apple Music songs to YouTube Music playlist easily. Now you can have the best of both music worlds!
Note: The free trial version of NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter converts 1 minute of each audio file only. If you want to unlock the time limitation, please purchase the full version of NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter.
Need to know how to transfer YouTube Music playlists to Apple Music? This article will show you a handy tool to help you download your playlists from YouTube Music to MP3 for adding them to Apple Music library. Learn More →
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