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How to Add Spotify Music to iMovie as BGM

-- Does anyone know how can I add to an iMovie creation a song taken from Spotify? I have a full account on Spotify, so I can download songs for offline use.

-- Hey. I'm not sure if you can but I can't find a way to put my Spotify songs on an iMovie. If there isn't a way we should definitely add one.

After you have started an iMovie project and perhaps added a title sequence and video effects, it's time to think about adding a soundtrack, background music, or sound effects for a voiceover effect, which will make your movie feel less like a collection of video clips and more like a cohesive project.

The video will be amazing with some background music, or sound effects, say, wedding videos with some background wedding songs. iMovie gives you the option to add background music to your iMovie project, and provides a library of sound effects to choose from, you can also use audio from your GarageBand and iTunes libraries. But if you want to add a song from Spotify, Apple Music or another streaming service to your iMovie project, you may encounter restrictions.

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Tool Required: NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

Each Spotify track is protected, even the paid users (Premium and Family users) can’t take the downloaded Spotify albums and playlists outside of Spotify client for using. So to import songs from Spotify to iMovie, you need to record Spotify music to get songs in an open music format.

NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter is an excellent Spotify music downloading and converting tool, which can help you record Spotify music, and convert them to MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC with 100% original quality. The following is a detailed tutorial about how to add songs from Spotify into iMovie. Please download this useful tool on your computer first before getting started.

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Features of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter:
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC.
  • Record songs at 10X faster speed with 100% lossless quality;
  • Upload music to OneDrive directly;
  • Keep ID3 tags after conversion;
  • Burn Spotify music to CD easily.
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Step by step tutorial: Convert Spotify Songs with NoteBurner

Note: If you are a Windows user, please refer to How to Download Music from Spotify to Windows PC for detailed steps.

1 Run Spotify Music Converter on Mac

Launch Spotify Music Converter on Mac. Spotify will be open automatically. You will see the intuitive interface of Spotify Music Converter.

Note: NoteBurner will not take any Spotify account information other than the music tracks, please feel relieved the use.

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2Customize Output Settings

Click the "Setting" icon on the top-right to customize the output settings. You can select one of the output formats (including MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC), bit rate (320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps), and sample rate. Also, you can customize the output path, output folder, and output file name here as you prefer.

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3Add Spotify Songs to NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

Close the setting window and back to Spotify. Open the playlist or album you want to download, and click the "+ Add" button that suspends on the bottom right.

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Note: Click "Save to list" can help you convert multiple playlists at the same time. After choosing all the songs you want to convert, you can click the "Task list" button to convert them.

4 Start Conversion

After customization, click "Convert Now" to start conversion. After conversion, you can find the converted audio files by clicking the "Converted" button.

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Now you can import the converted Spotify songs to iMovie to make your video projects more attractive.



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