How to Add Music from Spotify to Video

Pleasant background music is a great way to provide highlights to a video. As one of the largest music streaming platforms in the world, Spotify has over 80 million songs. You can find any song on there that you want to use as background music for your video. So, can you add Spotify music to videos?

Due to Spotify's unique encoding technology, you're not allowed to use its streaming content without authorization. Therefore, it is difficult to add music from Spotify to video. But don't worry, we've found the best app to put music over video using Spotify. Read on and learn how to add background music to a video from Spotify on iPhone/Android/PC/Mac.

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Part 1. Best App to Add Spotify Music to Video

Spotify applies for digital rights management protection in its content. In this case, even though you've downloaded songs from Spotify, they are only cache files. You can only use and listen to them on the Spotify app. So, to add music from Spotify to video, you need to use a third-party Spotify downloader to export real local files from Spotify.

Here, we can meet AudFree Spotify Music Downloader. It is the best app to put Spotify music over video. You can use it to download any Spotify content and save them in your local folder for both free and premium Spotify users. Besides, it's able to convert Spotify to MP3, FLAC, WAV, and other common audio formats. In this way, you can get compatible audio formats with your video.

Now get this powerful Spotify music converter via the download link below. Then we will show you how to put Spotify music over a video by using it.

AudFree Spotify Music Downloader

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  • Download Spotify songs/playlists/albums/podcasts as local files
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, etc.
  • Add Spotify music to video editing tools, like iMovie, WMM, etc.
  • Work at 5X faster speed, keep the lossless audio quality and ID3 tags

Part 2. How to Download Spotify Music for Adding to Video

Please make sure you have installed the AudFree Spotify Downloader on your computer in advance. Then you can follow the steps below on how to convert Spotify songs to MP3 for your video. please note that Spotify Premium is not required.

Step 1Import Spotify protected music to AudFree
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Please launch AudFree Spotify Music Converter on your computer. And then you need to import Spotify protected songs or playlists to it. To do it, you can drag and drop Spotify songs to the conversion window of it. Or you can copy and paste the URL of Spotify songs to the search box and click '+'.
Step 2Customize output format and other parameters
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AudFree software supports a wide variety of output formats. You can click the top 'menu' bar > 'Preferences' > 'Convert' button to set the compatible one with your video editing tool. Generally speaking, MP3 is the most popular audio format. Besides, you can customize other audio parameters as you like.
Step 3Download and convert Spotify songs for video
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When all settings are ready, you just need to click the 'Convert' button at the bottom-right corner of the main interface. And then you will see the converting process will start automatically. Generally, it can work at up to 5X faster speed with zero quality lossless. You can go to 'history' on this software or your computer's local folder to find your downloaded songs.

Part 3. How to Put Music over Video from Spotify on PC/Mac

By now, you have successfully completed the preparation work. You've got your Spotify music ready to be added to your video. The rest of the work is to add the converted Spotify tracks to a video editor for editing.

To add music to video app from Spotify, there are many video editing software to choose from. Here, we will show you how to add Spotify music to a video on iMovie and AceMovi Video Editor.

#1. Put Spotify Music over Video with iMovie

Step 1. Open iMovie on your PC/Mac computer and open the project that you want to add Spotify songs

Step 2. Click 'Audio' at the top toolbar and then choose 'Music' from the left sidebar. This will open your iTunes library.

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Step 3. Choose the converted Spotify track that you want to add to your video. You can click 'Play' to preview the sound.

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Step 4. Click and drag the track to the edit bar of your project.

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See also: How to Add Spotify Music to iMovie

#2. Add Spotify Song to Video with AceMovi Video Editor

Step 1. Open TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor on your computer and start a project.

Step 2. Click on the 'Import' button to add the converted Spotify songs.

import audio to acemovi

Step 3. Or you can click on the 'File' > 'Import Media' button to choose your Spotify track.

import media to acemovi

Step 4. Click and drag the Spotify track to the timeline.

Part 4. How to Add Music from Spotify to Video iPhone

"How do I add Spotify music to a video on my iPhone?" There are also many video editing tools available for mobile phones. And it is more convenient than using a computer. Inshot is such an easy-to-use video editing tool you can choose. It enables you to trim videos including adding effects, stickers, and so on.

Add Spotify Song to iPhone Video with Inshot

Below is how to add Spotify music to video iPhone with Inshot. (You will need to first transfer the converted songs from Spotify to iTunes.)

Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to your computer.

Step 2. Open iTunes on your computer and click on 'File' > 'Add File to library'.

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Step 3. Click 'Open' to transfer the converted Spotify songs to your iPhone.

Step 4. Open Inshot on your iPhone and tap on 'Video'.

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Step 5. Choose the video that you want to use Spotify music as background music.

Step 6. Press 'Music' and then choose 'Tracks' > 'Imported Music' > 'Files'. This will allow you to browse your downloaded Spotify music files.

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Step 7. Tap 'Use' to put Spotify music on video iPhone.

Part 5. How to Put Music on Video Android

VivaVideo is a popular video editing app for Android and iPhone. Although Spotify and VivaVideo are not integrated, we will also show you how to add music from Spotify to a video on Android.

Add Spotify Music to Video Android with VivaVideo

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to your computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Locate the converted Spotify music files on your computer. Copy and paste them to your phone.

Step 3. Open VivaVideo on your phone and create a project.

Step 4. Tap on 'Music' at the bottom and then choose 'Add Music'.

Step 5. Tap on 'Local Files' > 'Scan Music' to choose your downloaded Spotify music files.

Step 6. Tap 'Use' to put Spotify music over video.

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Part 6. FAQs about Adding Spotify Music to Video

Q1: Can I Add Spotify Music to a Video?

A: In general, you're not allowed to use Spotify's full streaming content on any other app except Spotify. You can only add Spotify's music to videos once you actually own it.

Q2: How Do I Add Music from Spotify to My Phone Video?

A: You need to first download and convert Spotify music to an audio format compatible with your video using AudFree Spotify Converter. Then, you need to use a video editing tool to move the converted Spotify songs to your video.

Q3: What Video Editor Uses Spotify?

A: Unfortunately, there are no video editing tools that work with Spotify right now.

Q4: Can I Use Spotify Music in My YouTube Video?

A: Music on Spotify is protected by copyright. Therefore, if you want to put Spotify music on YouTube video, you need to get explicit permission from the copyright owner.

Q5: Can I Add Spotify Music to Video Free?

A: Yes. AudFree Spotify Music Converter allows you to download music from Spotify without Premium. After that, you can freely use the downloaded songs on your videos.

Dec 16, 2022 5:50 PM

Updated by Charles Davis to Spotify Tips


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