Converting itune files to MP3

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  1. anthony_b

    anthony_b Screenwriter

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    I've mostly downloaded songs from iTunes and then put them on CD. I'm in the market for an mp3 player (non-ipod). My question is, can I convert these files to MP3 so I can play them on my new device ?
     
  2. Brian L

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    No.

    I was not 100% sure, so I just tried to convert one of my free iTunes downloads, and it pops up an error message saying protected files may not be converted.

    Having said that, I would bet that there is some hacker, 3rd party SW out there that will do it.

    BGL
     
  3. Adam.Heckman

    Adam.Heckman Second Unit

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    Burn them to a CD then rip the CD. However, your quality won't be CD quality, it'll be whatever quality the download was/is.

    Itunes sucks that way. I'm looking into other download services, however, none of them tell you what quality the music is. I don't really want to pay for something that's less than 190 kbps.
     
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    Adam, thanks. I'll go that route.

    Other music CD's that I had added to my library in iTunes were easly converted to mp3.
     

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