Trying to pick out a smartwatch with Apple Music compatibility is really one big headache for Apple Music members. By far Apple Watch is the best fit and the only choice that has the power to play Apple Music songs directly from the wrist without your phone nearby. But what if you only have a Garmin Watch?
While quite a few Garmin watches now offer onboard music capability, none of them supports Apple Music (only purchased Apple Music songs are supported on Garmin music watches). So, if you are an Apple Music subscriber, you're unfortunately unable to stream Apple Music streaming songs on Garmin watch without bringing your phone along. However, it's totally a different story if you have NoteBurner Apple Music Converter and the correct way of moving unprotected Apple Music songs to Garmin watch.
Read on for more details about how to convert Apple Music songs in MP3 format with NoteBurner and transfer them to your Garmin watch for playback. Remember, this guide only works on Garmin watch with music storage capability. You are out of luck if your Garmin watch doesn’t have such a feature.
NoteBurner Apple Music to Garmin Converter is the most popular one among the countless emerging Apple Music converters. Armed with an unique music converting core, it can help you convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF, FLAC, or ALAC format with a few clicks. With the help of this powerful tool, you can easily get Apple Music songs in MP3 format and transfer them to your Garmin Watch for enjoyment while running or on the go.
What's more, apart from recording Apple Music, NoteBurner Apple Music Converter also supports converting iTunes M4P music, iTunes M4A, M4B & Audible AA, AAX audiobooks to MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC format.
Next, let's follow the following steps to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 format and import them to Garmin watch. Please download NoteBurner Apple Music Converter first before getting started.
Download and install NoteBurner Apple Music Converter. Next, please launch the software.
Tap on "+ Add" to add music, it will pop up a window with all of the songs you have downloaded from Apple Music or iTunes listed. Or you can also directly drag & drop the music from iTunes / Music app to NoteBurner. You can choose any song you want to download for Garmin Watch and click OK.
After the successful adding, please click on the button "Setting" to customize the output settings. In the setting window, you can set output path, output quality, and output format including WAV, AAC, MP3, AIFF, FLAC, and ALAC and so on. Here please select MP3 as the output format.
Tips: Garmin Watch currently supports: .mp3, .m4a, m4b, .aac, .wav, .adts, .m3u, .m3u8, .wpl, .zpl, .pls. Just remember to choose the correct output format for your Garmin Watch music songs.
After completing the above steps, the final one is clicking the button "Convert". Just a few seconds, it will succeed. Once the conversion finishes, you can get Apple Music songs in MP3 format.
Now you can add the converted Apple Music songs to your Garmin music watch ( for more details, please go to Garmin help center):
Your Garmin watch doesn't have Apple Music support? Don't fret, just follow the guide above you can easily get MP3 songs from Apple Music and transfer them to your watch for enjoyment. What's more, NoteBurner Apple Music Converter does a great job in extracting MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC songs from Apple Music, which also makes it easy for you to enjoy Apple Music on MP3 players, Fitbit Versa or else. It offers a free trial version. Simply download and give it a shot.
Note that the free trial version only allows you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock this limitation.
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