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Converting iTunes files into "regular" MP3's

 
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 11:29 am    Post subject: Converting iTunes files into "regular" MP3's Reply with quote

I ran a search and nothing turned up. I recently purchased a song on the ITMS for my girlfriend because she wanted to play it on her MP3 player. I transfered the music to her MP3 player but the player didn't even recognize the iTunes file. Is there some way to make this work other than buying an iPod nano?

(EDIT- I'm not sure I placed this in the right category, pretty bad for someone who runs his own forums).
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 2:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All iTunes music that is purchased from the iTMS is in AAC format and has Apple's DRM imbedded in it. The only known way to get around the DRM is to burn the music to a CD using AIFF and then rip the music back to the computer as a MP3 file. Once done you should be able to use the music on any MP3 player.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2005 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or wait for the JHymn to be updated, it is a little app that will strip the DRM off the iTunes AAC files purchased through iTunes music store. Burning to a CD as an AIFF and ripping back again will no doubt degrade your files, but JHymn will just take the DRM away from the original file. As you may be able to guess, JHymn originated from the crack "DVD John" created. Fairplay, Fairplay.
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