How to Export Music from iTunes to Computer

Have you ever wondered how do I transfer music from iTunes to my computer? Here in this article, we will tell you how to transfer music from iTunes to computer. Read this guide to grab a simple way to complete that.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: May. 21, 2020

How do you export songs from iTunes into a folder on your computer outside of iTunes? Sometimes, you may want to copy selected songs from iTunes to a new folder on computer but find that’ not easy especially for iPhone newbies. In this guide, we offer you an iTunes alternative to export songs from iTunes to computer in a selected folder.

Also Read: How to Get Music from iPhone SE to Computer >

The Tool We Will Use

All we need is an iTunes Library Extractor and iPhone File Manager named AnyTrans for iOS. Check its main features now:

AnyTrans for iOS – iOS Music Transfer

  • Support to check and manage iTunes content like music, playlists.
  • Sync music from iTunes to iPhone without wiping data.
  • Transfer music and more from iPhone to computer in a folder.
  • Work well with all iPhone models & iOS (iPhone 11 & iOS 13).

Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

How to Export Music from iTunes to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS

Step 1. Get AnyTrans for iOS downloaded on computer and install it. Open AnyTrans for iOS, you won’t need to plug in with your iPhone if you don’t need to manage your iPhone content.

Step 2. AnyTrans for iOS will extract your iTunes library. Go to the manage page of iTunes Library.

An iTunes Alternative for Managing iOS Files – AnyTrans

An iTunes Alternative for Managing iOS Files – AnyTrans

Step 3. Choose the music you need and click the To Computer button, select the destination on your computer to save the music, and click Open to start transferring.

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Computer via AnyTrans

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Computer via AnyTrans

If you want to manage music and more on your iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS, just connect your iPhone to computer via a USB cable.

Select Audio > Music to enter the music manage page, here you can add songs to iPhone, export music from iPhone to iTunes, to the computer, and to another iPhone.

Selectively Copy Music to iPod

Selectively Copy Music to iPod

One More Tip to Download Music from iTunes to Computer

You can go to iTunes to get the music directly. There are some limitations you should be aware of.

  1. You can download previously purchased music to 10 devices and computers with an Apple ID.
  2. You can authorize up to five computers with an Apple ID.

Here are the steps to download music from iTunes to computer:

Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer > Click on the Account and choose the Authorizations > Tap on Authorize This Computer.

Authorize This Computer in iTunes

Authorize This Computer in iTunes

Step 2. Enter your Apple ID and your password > Click Authorize.

Step 3. Click Account > Purchased > Click Not in My Library to view purchased content that isn’t on your computer > Tap the  to download the music to your computer.

Download Purchased Music from iTunes to Computer

Download Purchased Music from iTunes to Computer

The Bottom Line

As you can see, with AnyTrans, you can easily export songs from iTunes to a selected folder on the computer. Why not download its free trial to have a try now?

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.