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How to transfer songs from Windows Media Player to iTunes

You have downloaded or bought some music off the internet to windows media player library or rip some CD's straight onto Windows Media Player, they are WMA format. And you have now got an iPod which you want to get songs from Windows Media Player to iTunes folder and play your wma songs on in good quality. here this tip will tell how to do this step by step.


Part 1. How to put music playlist from Windows Media Player to iTunes

Find where your music is located, It is Music or My Music depending on which version of Windows you are running, you may have some music files in other locations depending on the methods(like Rhapsody, bearshare, imesh)you use to obtain songs, then Run iTunes, then click "File --> Add Folder to Library...", locate the songs folder and then click ok, iTunes will accept an mp3 format , For common WMA files, iTunes will automatically convert wma format to either aac or mp3 depends on your preferences.

iTunes should now have your files available, including all that it has converted. now you can easily transfer those converted WMA files to your iPod iPhone or iPad.

Part 2. How to convert DRM songs from Windows Media player to iTunes iPod
However, if the music playlist from windows media player are in WMA format with DRM license protection, iTunes won't recognize them, so, you can not transfer these songs from Windows media player to iTunes directly, you need a specialized DRM Converter to batch convert windows media player WMA music into iTunes MP3(drm-free) as follows:

Step 1. Free Download Aimersoft DRM Converter, After downloading, run the setup, load the drm protected wma file from windows media player you want to convert by clicking "Add" button.

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Step 2. Select "MP3" as output format from the format dropdown list, and you can also can adjust the Video options, Audio options, etc in "Setting" panel, then "start" and this smart program will do the rest for you!

Step 3. Finally, after finishing the conversion, you can begin to transfer converted songs from windows media player to your iPod iPhone iPad with iTunes, just launch iTunes, click File option on menu, and import your converted windows media player music files to iTunes library. Then,connect your iPod to computer via USB cable, iTunes will detect your iPod. After that, click iTunes "File -> Sync iPod", and the files will be transferred to your iPod from iTunes library. When updating completed, you will find the WMA files on you iPod.

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