How to Add Music from Spotify to Video on Mobile/Desktop

By Charles Davis Updated on 2023-12-7 / Update for Spotify Tips

"Can I add Spotify music to a video?" We know that 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 100 million songs. You can find any song there that you want to use as BGM for your video. So, how to add music to video from Spotify?

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

View also: How to Add Apple Music to Video

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Part 1. Best App to Download and Use Spotify Music in 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 in the Spotify app. So, to add Spotify song 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 help both free and premium Spotify users put Spotify music over video. You can use it to download any Spotify content and save them in your local folder. 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 for your video. Also, you can get full ID3 tags and the original quality with this tool after the conversion.

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

Now, get this powerful Spotify music converter via the download link above. Once installed it on your computer, then you can follow the steps below on how to convert Spotify songs for your video.

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, playlists, albums, etc. 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. In general, MP3 is the most popular audio format. So, you can choose to download Spotify songs to MP3 for your video clips. Besides, you can customize other audio parameters like channel, sample rate, etc. as you like. Later, click 'OK'.
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. After the process, you can go to 'history' on this software or your computer's local folder to find your downloaded Spotify songs.
At last, you can move and import them to your video or other platforms without any limits. For further assistant, please refer to the tutorial below. Here you can learn how to put Spotify music over a video on Android, iPhone, Windows and Mac step by step.

Part 2. How to Add Spotify Music to Video Android

For Android users, you can use VivaVideo to add Spotify music to your video. VivaVideo is a popular video editing app for Android and iPhone. Although Spotify and VivaVideo are not integrated, we had already get the local Spotify music files via the steps above. So, now, let's learn how to add music from Spotify to a video on Android below.

Add Spotify Song to Video Android with VivaVideo

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

connect android device to computer via usb cable

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

View also: How to Transfer Spotify Music to Android

Step 3. Open VivaVideo on your phone and create a project. If you haven't installed this app on your phone, then please install it first.

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

choose to add music to video on vivavideo app

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 3. How to Add Music from Spotify to a Video on iPhone

"How do I add Spotify music to a video on my iPhone?" There are also many video editing tools available for iOS devices. Here we will take InShot as an example. InShot is such an easy-to-use video editing tool to help you trim videos including adding effects, stickers, and more on your iPhone. Below is how to add Spotify music to video iPhone with InShot.

Use Spotify Music in Video with InShot

To start, 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 4. How to Put Spotify Music over a Video on PC/Mac

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

#1. Add Song from Spotify to Video with iMovie

Step 1. Open iMovie on your Windows/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.

add audio to imovie

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

play track on imovie

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

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View also: How to Add Spotify Music to iMovie

#2. Import Music from Spotify to a Video with AceMovi Video Editor

Step 1. Install and 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. Then you will successfully load Spotify into your video.

Part 5. 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 put the converted Spotify songs on your video.

Q3: What Video Editor Uses Spotify?

A: Unfortunately, there are no video editing tools that work with Spotify right now. But you can follow the post below to see how to import local Spotify songs to your video maker apps.

How to Add Spotify Music to Splice
How to Use Spotify Music in KineMaster
How to Import Music from Spotify to CapCut
How to Put Spotify Songs on PicsArt
How to Add Music from Spotify to GoPro Quik

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.

Part 6. In Conclusion

Now, you learned how to add song from Spotify to video on your mobile phone and desktop in detail. But to do that, first you need to convert and save Spotify music tracks as local files on your device via AudFree Spotify Music Downloader. That's because Spotify music is encrypted, you can't use them directly anywhere. But with this AudFree program, you can get common Spotify music files and move them to your device with ease. And then you can add Spotify music to your video as background music.

Charles Davis

Charles Davis

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Charles Davis is the chief-editor of AudFree Company, who writes a variety of tech articles and music reviews, such as hot software releases and Spotify music tips.

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