Import Apple Music to Adobe Premiere Pro? Fixed!

Q "I'm making a vlog of my last trip, and I would like to put some pieces of songs that I've purchased from Apple Music. The video editor I'm using is Adobe Premiere Pro. It doesn't allow me to add any of the songs that bought from Apple. Is there a way to add Apple Music to Adobe Premiere Pro?"

A beautiful melody helps a video project more vivid and appealing. That is why video makers love to add background music to their video clips with Adobe Premiere. However, a problem occurs when you are trying to do so. Many pieces of songs you downloaded or purchased from streaming music app can't be added into Premiere Pro. And do you know why?

With the purpose of adding Apple Music to Adobe Premiere Pro, in this article, I am going to analyze this issue and would like to share a practical solution to help you achieve the goal.

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Part 1. Unable to Add Apple Music to Premiere Pro: Solution

This is owing to the digital rights management in Apple Music tracks, which restrains listeners to copy the digital media files that they have downloaded/purchased, and also avoids the unauthorized republish of the digital content. As a consequence, it is very important for you to find an Apple Music Converter, which can unlock the DRM restriction from the downloaded Apple Music songs.

So now I am willing to share this useful and powerful converting tool for you, which is named AudFree Apple Music Converter. Specialized in removing DRM from Apple Music streams and converting to commonly-used formats such as MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, M4A, M4B, this advanced converter is also capable of saving 100% original quality and 100% raw metadata such artist, album, title and so on.

Running at 30X ultra-fast converting speed, transferring up to 100 tracks to local DRM-free files at one time, each function of this lightweight tool may be beyond your imagination. With the great support of this smart program, it is super easy to load Apple Music audio files to Premiere Pro.

AudFree Apple Music Converter

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  • Release DRM from iTunes, Apple Music tracks, playlists, etc.
  • Convert Apple Music to Premiere Pro supported formats, like MP3
  • Upload iTunes, Apple Music to Premiere Pro, iMovie, and so on
  • Work well with Apple tracks, audiobooks, Audible books and more


Part 2. How to Import Apple Music to Premiere Pro

Before you perform the conversion, it is better to make sure these 2 tips below.

First of all, please download AudFree Apple Music Converter on your computer. There is 1 min conversion for a free trial or you can purchase the full version to unlock all functions.

Secondly, make sure that you have installed iTunes on the desktop and the Apple Music subscription is not expired.

Then let's start the conversion with the following 4 steps.

Step 1Add or drag songs from Apple Music Library to AudFree
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Open AudFree Apple Music Converter on and the desktop and iTunes will be turned on afterward. Then discover which track, album or playlist you would like to download in Apple Music Library. And next, directly drag and drop the media files from Apple Library to the empty space of AudFree. Or you can click the "load iTunes Library" icon on the lower-left corner of the main interface to add the music files to AudFree.

Step 2Choose output media quality and set the related settings
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Once the downloaded Apple Music tracks are added into AudFree, you are allowed to change the output parameters as you preferred. Find and hit the "audio" icon on the left of the big "Convert" button. In the page of "Format Setting", you are supported to select the output format as MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAC, or M4B. Then modify the other parameters such as codec, channel, sample rate, and bit rate. For the sake of getting better quality, please set the sample rate to 48000 Hz and the bit rate to 320kbps. Or you can simply select the auto mode named "High Quality".

Step 3Convert the downloaded Apple Music as local music files
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Now, just press on the big "Convert" bar on the bottom right corner. With a good internet connection and great computer configuration, the program will work at 30X speed to get rid of the DRM from Apple songs and recode it to the preset setting. The converting period lasts depending on how many tracks you added in the tool. When it is over, please remember to locate the local folder by clicking the on-screen prompts. It is better to see if all the media that you picked from Apple Music are in there.

Step 4 Select free Apple Music for Adobe Premiere

Now you are able to load Apple streams to video as background music in Premiere Pro. Just Open the Premiere, find the local music folder by tapping "File", and then directly click to open one of the songs in the Project window.

Jul 14, 2021 3:00 PM

Posted by James Blair to Apple Music Tips


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