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How to Add Spotify Music to iMovie as BGM

-- Does anyone know how can I add to an iMovie creation a song taken from Spotify? I have a full account on Spotify, so I can download songs for offline use.

-- Hey. I'm not sure if you can but I can't find a way to put my Spotify songs on an iMovie. If there isn't a way we should definitely add one.

After you have started an iMovie project and perhaps added a title sequence and video effects, it's time to think about adding a soundtrack, background music, or sound effects for a voiceover effect, which will make your movie feel less like a collection of video clips and more like a cohesive project.

The video will be amazing with some background music, or sound effects, say, wedding videos with some background wedding songs. iMovie gives you the option to add background music to your iMovie project, and provides a library of sound effects to choose from, you can also use audio from your GarageBand and iTunes libraries. But if you want add a song from Spotify, Apple Music or another streaming service to your iMovie project, you may encounter DRM restrictions.

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Tool Required: NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

Each of Spotify music is protected by DRM, even the paid users (Premium and Family users) can’t take the downloaded Spotify albums and playlists outside of Spotify client for using. So to import songs from Spotify to iMovie, you need remove DRM from Spotify music to get the DRM-free version.

NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter is an excellent Spotify music downloading and converting tool, which can help you remove DRM from Spotify music, download music from Spotify for free easily, and convert them to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV with 100% original quality. The following is a detailed tutorial about how to add songs from Spotify into iMovie. Please download this useful tool on your computer first before getting started.

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Step 1. Run Spotify Music Converter on Mac

Launch Spotify Music Converter on Mac. Spotify will be open automatically. You will see the intuitive interface of Spotify Music Converter.

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Step 2. Drag Songs or Playlist from Spotify to NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

You can add Spotify audio files by clicking "+" button on the top-left. Then choose the songs or playlist you would like to convert in Spotify and drag them to the add window of Spotify Music Converter.

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Step 3. Choose Output Format and Set the Parameters

Click the menu bar "NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter > Preferences" or directly click setting button on the top-right to choose output format. In Convert settings, you can choose output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV), output quality (High 320kbps, Medium 256kbps, Low 126kbps). In the output settings, you could change the output folder as you prefer.

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Step 4. Start Conversion

After customization, click "Convert" button to start conversion. After conversion, you can find the converted audio files by click history button.

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Now all of Spotify music are DRM-free, you can import the converted Spotify songs to iMovie to make your video projects more attractive.

Note: The free trial version of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter allows you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock this limitation.

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