Article ID : 00008522 / Last Modified : 07/23/2019Print

How to determine if a song in the Apple® iTunes® software has Digital Rights Management (DRM) copy protection.

    1. In the iTunes software, click to select the song you wish to verify.
    2. On the main menu, click File and then click Get Info.
    3. On the Summary tab, under Kind, if the file has copyright protection, it may say (for example) Protected AAC audio file. A file which does not have copyright protection may say (for example) Purchased AAC audio file or AAC audio file.