“How to transfer music from Zune to iTunes? I’m planning on purchasing an iPod Touch 5 this week. I currently own an Zune HD, and I am wondering if can i transfer my songs from Zune to iTunes.” —— Answers Yahoo
Besides storing music, photos and videos, Zune also allows you to transfer saved media files to different workstations in your office, as well as use them in meetings and lectures. However, it maybe not the case when you need to manage your Zune music in iTunes.
Some music downloaded from Zune are in non-DRM MP3 format while most are in DRM-protected WMA format. For the DRM free MP3 files, you can put them to iTunes library without limitations. However, you can’t transfer DRM-protected WMA songs directly to iTunes directly.
To transfer Zune music to iTunes, you may need to to remove DRM from Zune music files and convert them to iTunes workable files. Here, you can turn to Aimersoft DRM Media Converter which can easily remove DRM from Zune music and convert them to MP3/AAC for iTunes.
Besides, you can also use it to remove DRM from Amazon, Napster, BBC iPlayer, iTunes, etc. and convert all popular video and audio formats (Both protected and non-protected), including WMV, M4V, MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, FLV, MPG, WMA, AAC, MP3, M4A, FLAC, M4B, etc.
Step by step to transfer music from Zune to iTunes
Step 1: Load Zune DRM-proteced WMA files
You can either click “Add…” to select Zune files from your computer or drag the files to the program.
Tips: You can also choose “Find DRM” to automatically load all the DRM-protected files on your hard drive.
Step 2: Select output format
Select “MP3″ or “AAC” as the output format under “Audio files to”.Then choose a folder to save the converted files under “Output path”.
Step 3: Convert Zune music to iTunes
Click “Start” to remove DRM and convert Zune files to iTunes format.
Step 4: Sync Zune muisc to iTunes
Now you have DRM free Zune music, just add them to iTunes library and sync with your iPod/iPhone.