How to Add Tidal to CapCut [Mobile/Desktop]

By Miley Swift Posted on 2024-05-02 / Post for Tidal Tips

CapCut is a free video editing app available on various platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac. It provides powerful features for creating and editing high-quality videos. Many people who use CapCut to make creations hope they can use more different music as BGM, especially their liked music in Tidal. However, CapCut lacks of abundant music library.

So, we are going to introduce a Tidal to CapCut converter, AudFree Tidal Music Converter, to help you get Tidal music as local files. And then you can add the local music from Tidal to CapCut as background music. See detailed information in the following parts.

add tidal to capcut

Part 1. Can You Import Music into CapCut from Tidal

Because you cannot link Tidal to CapCut in an official way, it is normal that some music cannot be found in CapCut. If you want to use Tidal music as your video BGM, AudFree Tidal Music Converter is a helpful tool. It is a professional software that can convert and download music from Tidal locally. That is to say you can get editable Tidal music and can use them on many devices and platforms.

AudFree Tidal to CapCut Converter

As a powerful Windows and Mac app, AudFree Tidal Music Converter supports converting Tidal music to MP3, WAV, FLAC, M4B, M4A, and AAC. It also can save downloaded music with lossless audio quality and original ID3 tag information. If you need to change the bitrate, sample rate, or audio channel for the tracks, this AudFree converter also can help you. Besides, it is very convenient that you can convert Tidal songs, playlists, albums, etc. at 5X speed. The downloaded files can be kept on your device forever if you do not delete them.

AudFree Tidal Music Converter

audfree tidal music converter

Part 2. How to Download Tidal Music to CapCut

Click the 'Download' button above, you can get the converter's free trial version on your computer. Then, please open it and follow our steps to learn how to download music from Tidal to computers.

Step 1Add Tidal music to AudFree Tidal to CapCut Converter
add tidal music to audfree tidal to capcut converter
When you run the AudFree Tidal Music Converter, you may see the Tidal desktop app opens as well. On Tidal, you should copy the track's link and then paste it into AudFree's 'Link box' which is located in the top side. Next, click the '+' button to have Tidal music loaded. A simpler way is to drag & drop audio from Tidal to AudFree Tidal Music Converter directly.
Step 2Set Tidal audio output format as CapCut-supported input format
set tidal output format for capcut
From the upper right corner, please click the 'three lines' icon. Go to 'Preferences' > 'Convert'. Now, you are able to set audio output settings for adding it to CapCut. Please note that CapCut supports you import audio files in MP3, WAV, and WMA formats. After you set the settings, please save it by clicking the 'OK' button.
Tidal Output Format DRM cache music
CapCut-supported input format MP3, WAV, WMA
AudFree Tidable Output Formats MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, M4B, and FLAC
See also: How to Convert Tidal to WAV Losslessly/Free/Online
Step 3 Download music from Tidal to add to CapCut
download and convert tidal music for capcut
On the main interface, you should click the 'Convert' button at the lower right side. The conversion process runs now and you can see it in real-time. After the process finished, you can see a red spot with numbers on the 'Converted' tab. Hit it and click the 'Search' option, then you can find the Tidal downloads on your computer easily.
See also: Where Does Tidal Music Store Offline on Mobile/Desktop

Now, you are able to add Tidal music to CapCut as background music and make your video more attractive.

Part 3. How to Add Music to CapCut from Tidal on Android/iOS

Adding music from Tidal to your CapCut projects is a fantastic way to enhance your video creations. In this part, we will show you how to sync Tidal downloads to your mobile phone and then add Tidal to CapCut, whether you're using an Android or iOS device.

Step 1. Use a USB cable to link your phone to your PC. Open 'File Explorer' on Windows or 'Finder' on Mac. Then, find and open your phone under 'Devices'. Now, you can copy & paste the converted Tidal music to mobile phones.

transfer tidal music to phones from computer

Step 2. Open the CapCut app on your phone and create a new project by tapping the 'New project' option.

create new project capcut phone

Step 3. Import the video that you plan to add a BGM.

import video capcut mobile

Step 4. Tap on the 'Audio' menu at the bottom toolbar or select the '+ Add audio' tab on the timeline.

capcut audio tab

Step 5. Choose the 'Sounds' option and then select 'Your Sounds'.

sounds button on capcut

Step 6. Click 'From device' and browse for the local Tidal music on your device. Then, tap the '+' button to add it to your CapCut project.

add tidal music to capcut mobile

Part 4. How to Add Tidal to CapCut on Windows/Mac

By following a few simple steps, you can easily add music to CapCut from Tidal on desktop.

Step 1. Open CapCut on your computer (Windows/Mac).

Step 2. Navigate to the 'Media'/'Import' tab and select the big '+ Import' tab on the right to add your video and audio.

import video and audio to capcut computer

Step 3. Click the 'Add to track' icon of the uploaded audio or directly drag it to the edit panel. You can then edit your video with the added Tidal music.

add music to capcut from tidal desktop

Part 5. FAQs about Tidal CapCut

Q1: What Files Does CapCut Support?

A: It allows users to import audio, video, and image. Check the specific import formats below.

Audio MP3, WAV, WMA

To import music into CapCut from Tidal with CapCut-supported format, you should use AudFree Tidal Music Converter to help you because Tidal doesn't allow you to download its music locally.

See also: How to Remove DRM from Tidal with Best Tidal DRM Removal

Q2: Where to Get Music for CapCut?

A: In the CapCut's interface, you can see an 'Audio' bar (a music icon). Hit it and then you can find lots of music here. So you can download and add your favorite music as background music. You might also find some music that you play regularly on Tidal.

Q3: How Do I Find Tidal Songs on CapCut?

A: If you use AudFree Tidal Music Converter to rip music from Tidal, you can follow our steps above to add it to CapCut on mobile/desktop. Then, you will see the added Tidal music in the 'Project' part.

Part 6. Summary

Although Tidal doesn't cooperate with CapCut, you can use the AudFree Tidal to CapCut Converter to save Tidal songs as local files. So you can upload them to CapCut easily. It is worth mentioning that this Tidal downloader can help you transfer downloaded Tidal tracks to other platforms and devices that offer the 'import file' function. But please note that you should use this music converter to export music from Tidal as their supported formats.

Miley Swift

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Miley Swift is a professional content creator in the field of music entertainment and tech. Passionate about Tidal streaming technology, she is adept in offering and updating relevant tech skills and tools of Tidal music.

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