Convert your iTunes purchases to MP3s

By jobeard
Jan 9, 2009
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  1. January 7, 2009 (PC World) As you've probably heard by now, Apple has announced plans to ditch DRM for good. That means all songs you purchase from iTunes will arrive on your PC without the usual copy-protection shackles.

    However, this doesn't give you carte blanche. Because Apple still encodes songs using the proprietary AAC format, your downloads won't play in many phones, PDAs, MP3 players and so on.

    Fortunately, it's fairly easy to convert iTunes Plus purchases (i.e., the DRM-free versions of songs) to the universally compatible MP3 format. Here's how ...

    see the article for details
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