Most songs that you bought from iTunes store will be in M4P format and they are DRM protected files. You can only play M4P files with Apple iTunes software. Furthermore, DRM protection ensures that M4P files will only play on computers authorized to play them. This means that consumers who want to listen to songs purchased from the iTunes Store must either have an iPod or other Apple products, or you will have to convert M4P to MP3 or other files.
How to convert M4P to MP3 so that you can play M4P files on external media players? Basically, there are two ways to convert DRM protected M4P to MP3:
A. Burn a CD (or use a CD-RW so you can reuse it). Then rip the files to a format you like: MP3, WMA, whatever format that your media player supports.
B. Use professional M4P to MP3 Converter software (Recommend DRM Media Converter) to remove DRM protection from iTunes M4P files and convert M4P to MP3 files. Below is the detailed guide on how to convert M4P to MP3 with M4P to MP4 Converter. Follow up.
Free Download Media Converter, which is the best M4P to MP3 converter. Once you’ve downloaded the tool, install and launch it.
Now you may want to add your files to M4P to MP3 converter. You may drag & drop M4P files to this M4P to MP3 converter or click Add button to import M4P files.
Specify the file format that you want the M4P files to be converted to. Here we choose MP3 from the output menu list as the output file format.
Now you are good to go to convert M4P to MP3, even the M4P file is DRM protected. Click on Start button to convert M4P to MP3.
Soon the M4P to MP3 conversion will be completed, and then you can enjoy them on your portable devices and media players without limitations. Enjoy.