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How to play Apple Music on Roku player

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Play Apple Music on Roku player

Roku provides the simplest way to stream entertainment to your TV.

Do you think that Roku player can only play videos and so on? Obviously not. As a series of digital media player set-top boxes, Roku is capable of playing streaming music and video, also your photos.

Rolu supports more than 100 streaming music services like Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Music, Vevo, Tunein, iHeartRadio and so on. However it doesn't support Apple Music streaming. Is there any way to play Apple Music on Roku player?

Of course, you can.

You can't play Apple Music directly on Roku, why?

First, you can't use Roku Music streaming option to choose Apple Music.

Second, all Apple Music songs are DRM-ed M4P files. What Roku supports audio formats are AAC, MP3, WMA, FLAC (firmware 5.3 and later), WAV (firmware 5.3 and later).

In hence, if you want to stream Apple Music to Roku, the only way is to remove DRM from Apple Music and convert them to the format which Roku supports.

To solve the problem, Macsome iTunes Converter is one of the right choices, which supports converting Apple Music files to MP3, AAC, FLAC, and WAV, and removing DRM from Apple Music and purchased Audiobooks with fast conversion speed and lossless output quality.

Steps to convert Apple Music to Roku Audio formats

Step 1, free download the latest version of iTunes Music Converter, install and run it.

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Please make sure that you have downloaded the Apple Music files you want to convert and they can work normally on your iTunes.

Step 2. Click "+" to import the downloaded Apple Music files.

Add downloaded Apple Music songs

Step 3. Click the setting icon to set the output format and output folder. If it is necessary, you can also reset the related audio parameters.

Preferences output Settings

Now the output formats include MP3, AAC, FLAC and WAV, you can just to choose a suitable one and set the other parameters according to your need.

Step 4. Click the "CONVERT" button to start your iTunes music converting.

Converting Apple Music songs to MP3

How to play converted music songs on Roku

After the conversion, transfer the converted music files to USB drivem and then connect to Roku for playback with media player like Roku Media Player, PlayOn, Plex and more on Roku Channel Store.

Play Apple Music on Roku Media Player

You can also ask Plex for help. Plex usually comes preinstalled on Roku and you can download the Plex Media Server program for your computer, and follow the instructions to sync music, videos and photos. Then link your account by entering a code and now you can listen to the music from your computer on Roku.

Play Apple Music via Plex on Roku

Download iTunes Music Converter for free:

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