How to Add Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X

Q: "Does anyone know how to use Spotify music in Final Cut Pro X? I can't find the entrance. Or can I add music to final cut pro x from other music services? Thanks in advance."

When speaking of a well-made video, it is no doubt that the background music is also wonderful. The proper melody will make the frame more attractive and vivid. That is why many video making beginners are raising similar questions the quotes above.

Final Cut Pro X is a professional video-editing app. Combined with innovative technology, it supports almost all kinds of video formats and offers a simple user interface for video production. But the downside is the built-in music library, which only comes with some sound effects.

But don’t worry, in this article, I will introduce a useful method to help you add Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X.

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Part 1. How to Add Music to Final Cut Pro X from Spotify

Apart from the built-in sound effects, the Final Cut Pro X also allows users to directly add music project from the local music library. Based on this condition, here is the workaround to import Spotify music to Final Cut Pro X: Just download Spotify tracks into the local music library.

As we all know, Spotify songs are protected music files which can’t be downloaded as playable audios in the local folder. Fortunately, it is not a difficult thing for AudFree Spotify Music Converter. This smart tool is specially designed for Spotify music, easily downloading Spotify tracks as local audio files and converting Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4A, WAV, FLAC, and other common output formats. That helps you to simply add local Spotify events to Final Cut Pro X.

In addition, this intelligent program can keep 100% authentic quality and identify 100% ID3 tags from the original track, which contains artist, title, album art, album and so forth. With these complete music info, you can order your local music files as you like and locate any one of them quickly.

AudFree Spotify Music Converter

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  • Erase obstacles from downloading Spotify music
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  • Best alternative of Spotify offline mode
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Part 2. How to Download Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X

Download AudFree Spotify Music Converter from the above button. The unregistered version offers the 1-min conversion for each song. You can enjoy the full conversion in the registered version.

Step 1Load Spotify tracks, playlists, and albums to AudFree
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Launch AudFree on your desktop. And the desktop Spotify app will automatically open later. Then you have to type in your Spotify ID and password to visit your Spotify music library. Next, please drag and drop your loved Spotify tracks to AudFree's interface. Or click the three-dots icon to copy the link of playlist or album. Then paste it to the search box in AudFree. Seconds later, all selected tracks will be added to AudFree.
Tip: Please make sure the songs in your Spotify playlist is no more than 100. The upper limit of the number of songs in AudFree Spotify Music Converter is 100.
Step 2Customize the output music format for Final Cut Pro X
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You are allowed to configure the output parameters of Spotify songs. Just find the "AudFree Spotify Music Converter" tab from the Mac' menu on the left-top corner. There are six main audio formats: MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B for choices. Then you can reset the output format that Final Cut Pro X supported. Besides, you can change the bit rate, sample rate, and other parameters as you wish.
Tip: Supported Audio formats by Final Cut Pro X: AAC, AIFF, BWF, CAF, MP3, MP4, RF64, and WAV.
Step 3Start to convert and download Spotify music for Final Cut Pro X
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After all settings are done, you can hit the "Convert" button to begin the downloading phase. The process will last for some time, depending on how many tracks are waiting and the network speed. Once the conversion is finished, you can follow the pop-out tips to locate the Spotify music files. All local Spotify audio files are available to add to Final Cut Pro X directly right now.

Part 3. How to Stream Spotify Music for Use in Final Cut Pro X

Now Just check the steps below to insert Spotify songs into Final Cut Pro X as the background music of your video.

Step 1. Open the Final Cut Pro X, find the Photos and Audio sidebar by clicking Window > Go To > Photos and Audio. Or you can use the hotkeys Shit-Command-1 to find it.

Step 2. In the Photo and Audio window, find and click Music. If you’re using macOS Mojave 10.14, you should find and click iTunes. Then your local music library will show up. Select what you like and import them to Final Cut Pro X. After that, you can click the Music show-up menu and hit the Spotify folder to display.

Feb 10, 2020 8:30 PM

Posted by Charles Davis to Spotify Tips