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How to Convert DRM Protected WMA?

How to Convert DRM Protected WMA?

Most of protected WMA music files are bought from online music stores (like iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody, etc). These WMA music files are protected by DRM (Digital Rights Management). It does not allow you to copy protected music as many times as you want on your favorite portable device or another computer. Free Easy Audio Recorder is a very good choice to simultaneously record and save those protected WMA to MP3, WAV, OGG and so on as unprotected copies intended for private use.

How to Use Free Easy Audio Recorder to Convert DRM Protected WMA?

Step 1Select Recording Device and Sound Source

Launch Free Easy Audio Recorder. Click "Show Mixer Window" button () to select the sound card () in your system and choose "Stereo Mix (SoundMAX Intergrated)" () as sound source. You can adjust the Volume () & Balance ().

Select Recording Device and Sound Source

Step 2Adjust Recording Settings

Click "Options" () and a window will be activated. In "General Settings" tab, you can specify an output format among MP3, WAV, WMA and OGG (). Click "Settings" () to adjust the recording quality by well-configured presets or configuration parameters. Click "Change" () to select an output folder. Other settings like AGC, VAS, Hot Key and Schedule are also available.

Adjust Recording Settings

Step 3Start Recording

After everything is set, just play the DRM protected WMA files that you want to record. Then you can see wave variations in the wave pattern. If the volume is too low, you can see only very small variations in the wave pattern. If the sound is being clipped off because the volume is too high, move the volume setting down until most of the volume range is displayed without clipping.

Click the red round record button () in Free Easy Audio Recorder or press the hotkey you just set to start recording. Click "Stop Recording" () to stop the recording and the recorded sound will be directly output to the output folder. Click "Show file list window" () and you will see the detailed information of the recording like filename, location, time, duration & size. You can play the recording with the built-in player.

Start Recording