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itunes M4P files Conversion

by coop42 / August 16, 2006 6:11 AM PDT

I have recently downloaded several "oldies" songs but find I cannot play them on my car CD because of the file type. How can I convert the songs from M4P to something that is usable on standard CD players?

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I looked and see in iTunes a make CD feature.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 16, 2006 6:46 AM PDT

Works here. Try it.

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File conversion
by Dan Filice / August 16, 2006 5:25 PM PDT

I'm assuming that you have iTunes. Does your song exist in iTunes? Can you burn the song to CD? If so, do this then re-import the songs into iTunes. The protection imbedded in the song will be gone. I found this link: http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Convert_from_iTunes. I use a Mac, not a PC, so it didn't make a ton of sense to me. Also, if the song(s) exist in iTunes, try clicking on the song name once, then in the "Advanced" menu, you should see "Convert selection to AIFF". On a PC, the file choice may be different. But this should convert the song(s) to a more standard audio format.

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M4P (itunes) file conversion
by coop42 / August 17, 2006 8:16 AM PDT
In reply to: File conversion

After following the suggestion itunes messages tells me that a protected file cannot be converted to another format.

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All you have to do is.....
by kena10 / August 17, 2006 3:05 AM PDT

convert the file to mp3 format from itunes when you save it.

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