As an AI language model, I don’t have personal experiences and preferences like humans do. Nevertheless, Here is my take on a long article that could be helpful to people who are looking to download all their Apple Music at once.

Apple Music has become one of the most popular music streaming services in recent years, thanks to its amazing features. However, there might come a time when you want to listen to your favorite tracks offline or switch from Apple Music Service but still keep your playlists and music.

If you’re like many other Apple Music users looking for a way to download all of their songs in one go without having to click on every track individually, then this post will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how it can be done effortlessly!

Method One: Using iTunes

Method One: Using iTunes

Yes! You read right! iTunes still exists and works well for downloading songs from Apple’s servers as MP3 files. So here’s what you should do:

Step 1: Update Your Software And Launch iTunes

Step 1: Update Your Software And Launch iTunes

Make sure your operating system is up-to-date before launching iTunes because it needs the latest OS updates. If such updates exist yet aren’t installed automatically by enabling automatic updates, then manually run them.

Next up – launch the app called iTunes available either directly on Windows PCs or macOS computers through the App Store /official website. Ensure that it opens smoothly without any errors due mainly due to security settings that may require additional confirmation steps if not set properly.

Step 2: Go To “Library” Tab And Choose Songs Or Playlists That You Want To Download

After opening the application successfully, go ahead and locate your Library tab usually located towards the left side of the screen underneath “My Music”. From there select “Songs” or “Playlists” depending on which ones contain content worthy of downloading entirely as MP3 files onto your device(s).

You can also use keyboard shortcuts “Command+A” (MacOS) OR Ctrl + A (Windows) to select all tracks at once.

Step 3: Go To “File” And Choose “Download”

Once you have selected the songs or playlists you want, click on the ‘File’ located in the top left section of iTunes window then hit download. Then, choose ‘Complete Catalog’.

Step 4: Wait For Download To Finish

The length of time it takes for your complete library to be downloaded can vary depending on the number and size of songs within your collections, internet speeds, or speed limitings set to preserve data while downloading content from a server.

If you are lucky enough that everything goes smoothly without any interruption or errors like power interruptions etc., just wait patiently until all necessary MP3 files successfully find their way into your designated local folder.

Note that this method only works well with small libraries as larger ones will take up significant hard disk space which might slow down the process – so keep an eye out when selecting all Songs/Playlists and ensure there’s enough storage available too!.

Method Two: With Mac App Store Application

Before we dive into these steps, it is important to note that this alternative software requires macOS Big Sur’s operating system exclusively. So make sure it’s compatible with your device(s) before getting started. Once confirmed:

Step 1: Install Music Apps Available On The Mac App Store

Search for “Music apps” using Spotlight search functionality (_ +SPACEBAR keystroke), and choose either Flameshot ($29.99/year subscription-based service) Or Downie_ (one-time payment $19).

Flameshot allows users to download not just from Apple Music but also other popular streaming services such as Spotify/Youtube/Tidal/etc., while Downey specializes in video streams conversion too besides music downloads besides being more dashboard-friendly than Flameshot Additionally; they offer free trials respectively for potential customers who remain undecided yet curious about its usefulness & efficiency level.

Here we’ll proceed with Downie in our subsequent steps.

Step 2: Launch The Application And Sign In To Your Apple Music Account

After installing the application easily, launch it and sign in to your account or create a new one. If already signed into iTunes, there is no need to login again; automatically carries over across all related apps under your Apple ID & password particulars.

Step 3: Add All Selected Playlists/Songs To The Download Queue For Batch Downloading

Click on “Import” towards the top left-hand corner of the Mac App Store screen’s sidebar menu. When prompted by macOS big sur’s security measures, click “Allow” for permission verification before importing music content from either playlists or entire libraries quickly without any hassle according to user preferences/desired criteria such as genre/language/date added/etc..

Once imported successfully desired volume of songs/playlists are ready for batch download:

– Select “All” (Present within bottom-left corner.)
– Click on the “Download” option (Bottom-right corner).

Wait patiently until every MP3 file has been downloaded without interruptions/errors besides ensuring stable internet connectivity at all times!.


There you go! Two amazing ways of downloading your entire library conveniently – whether using old-fashioned but reliable iTunes app for smaller collections or embracing newer software solutions require macOS Big Sur operating systems, complete tasks efficiently than ever thought possible while freeing up space/storage tension too!

In summary – These processes may vary depending on available hardware/software tools and versions alongside various OS updates that usually ensure proper performance/integration between different device(s). Always make sure everything meets minimum installation requirements before attempting these procedures likewise protect sensitive information contained inside them through virus protections/VPN use while browsing/downloading tasks online(!).