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How to remove DRM from iTunes 9 on Mac

Why do we need to remove DRM?

iTunes 9 was announced on 10 September 2009 at this year's annual music event from Apple. Comparing with iTunes 8, iTunes 9 received a number of cool new feature enhancements to make navigation and syncing to your devices easier. Besides the improvement of interface and usability, iTunes offers a new feature – home sharing - let you share purchased songs across a home network.

But There is a limit that you must make sure all the computers on the network are on the same iTunes account, and then you can drag to copy songs to other computers. So what if I want to share the music or movie bought from iTunes 9 with friend from a distance or play songs on iTunes 9 with other non-iPod MP3 Players like PSP, Zune, Creative Zen, and Blackberry?

A pity that the media content downloaded from iTunes 9 has Apple DRM (Digital Rights Management) License protection that don't give you rights to do so, you shall firstly strip DRM protection from iTunes 9 to free your music and video, afterwards, you can use the iTunes files at will.

How it works?

The following article will share with you three ways of removing DRM protection from iTunes 9 on Mac OS X. You can choose your favorite method to help you convert iTunes M4P music to MP3 or (DRM free) AAC format for playback on MP3 Player, MP4 Player, Mobile Phone Player, etc.

What we need is TuneClone Audio Converter for Mac. It is the first DRM removal software that perfectly supports iTunes 9 for you to remove DRM protection from iTunes music files.

Below is step by step guide that show you how to remove DRM from iTunes 9 on Mac.

Method 1. Remove DRM from iTunes music with burning-and-ripping method
  1. Insert a CD-R or CD-RW disc into your CD-ROM drive
  2. Run iTunes, create a new playlist and burn it to make an "Audio CD"
  3. After the Audio CD is successfully burned, insert the disc into your CD-ROM drive again. Then you can use iTunes to import the music tracks on the burned disc as whatever format (MP3, AAC, etc) you selected in iTunes preferences for importing.

Method 2. Remove DRM from iTunes music with Virtual CD Burner

You will need to download TuneClone Audio Converter for Mac first. Run this DRM Removal Software and it will let you install a virtual CD burner, which will be used to convert iTunes music file.

Run iTunes, create a new playlist and add the DRM protected iTunes songs to the playlist.

Right click this playlist and choose "Burn Playlist to Disc". Alternatively, you can click the "Burn Disc" button at the lower right corner of iTunes interface.

In the pop-up dialog of "Burn Settings", select "CDWriter TuneClone" as default CD Burner, choose "Audio CD" as Disc Format and tick "Include CD Text" ( to perserve the music metadata such as name, artist, album names ).

Click the "Burn" button to start burning. After the burning get started, TuneClone will automatically convert the iTunes music to MP3 files. You can open the TuneClone manager screen to check out the burning status.

Tip: You can easily get the output MP3 files on your Mac machine by clicking the "Reveal in Finder" button on the manager screen.

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