How to Sync Apple Music Playlist to iPod Classic

Play Apple Music on iPod Classic

Since you may have kinds of ways of enjoying music, there are still some people who want to listen to music with their iPod Classic.

Now the streaming music services like Apple Music and Spotify are very popular, why not try to sync Apple Music songs or playlists to your iPod Classic?

Why I can't sync the Apple Music playlist to iPod Classic

Apple Music is all about streaming. Generally iPod Classic can't play Apple Music, if you want to transfer and sync Apple Music songs or playlists to iPod Classic, you need to remove the DRM from Apple Music and convert to the audio format iPod Classic supports.

How to sync Apple Music to iPod Classic

A few days ago, someone asked, if he want to use Apple Music on iPod Classic, how to do.

It is known that iPod Classic doesn't have Wifi and so Apple Music can't work yet. Does any way to download Apple Music and then convert them and transfer them to iPod Classic? Is this way right?

Macsome iTunes Converter is one of the iTunes Audio Converter tools used to help users to convert Audio files, like Apple Music and purchased Audiobook and so on, and convert audio tracks to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, ALAC, and AIFF audio format, so users can play the converted Audio files on almost all audio players like MP3 players, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle, iRiver, Sony Walkman and so on.

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

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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, WAV, ALAC, AIFF, and ALAC, you can just choose a suitable one and set the other parameters according to your need.

Step 4. Click the "Convert" button to start your iTunes music conversation.

Converting Apple Music songs to MP3

Step 5. After the conversion, you can connect your iPod Classic to the computer using a USB cable.

Step 6. Sync the converted audio files to iPod Classic with iTunes.

After you finish the above steps, now you can play Apple Music files on iPod Classic freely.

About iPod Classic

The iPod Classic (stylized and marketed as iPod classic and formerly just iPod) is a portable media player created and formerly marketed by Apple Inc.

File Formats Supported by iPod Classic


  • AAC (8 to 320 kbit/s)
  • Protected AAC (from the iTunes Store)
  • MP3 (8 to 320 kbit/s, including variable bitrate files)
  • Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4)
  • Lossless/original PCM:

  • Apple Lossless
  • AIFF
  • WAV
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