"I have been a loyal fan of Apple Music for years. But after trying Spotify last week, I decided to cancel the subscription. Before I do that, is there a way to share Apple Music library to Spotify?" - Asked by Jane David.
Spotify has been a most popular streaming service in the world. Compared to the Apple Music, it has a bigger library, better music discovery feature. Also, it offers the free subscription service. This means you can save much money if you are willing to endure a little bit of Ads.
Because of these benefits, Spotify has became the choice of more and more users. Here I will show you the detailed instruction on how to backup and share Apple Music to Spotify.
Part 1. Solution to Upload Apple Music Playlist to Spotify
When it comes to migrating Apple Music, there are many online playlist converters seem can do that. But the general way they work is transfer the file names, not actual audio files. Sometimes the Apple music playlists doesn't work if exceptions happened. Obviously this is not a perfect solution.
Instead of recreating the playlist, is it possible to upload the downloaded files directly? Due to the DRM protection, Apple Music files are limited to play within the Mac and iOS devices. But don't worry, if you can strip the DRM scheme, then it will be as easy as a breeze to transfer them.
DRmare DRM Audio Converter for Windows/Mac is specially designed for liberating DRM audio files. They include M4P files, iTunes podcasts, Audible audiobooks and so on. After removing the protection, you can transfer them anywhere. It stands out for its unmatched features.
Part 2. Steps to Transfer Apple Music by Breaking DRM
Now you can follow these steps to crack the DRM which blocks you from copying the music files. It takes little effort because DRmare Audio Converter supports the batch converting feature. No matter how many files you got, all you need to do is a few clicks to convert them automatically.
Step 1Load DRM M4P Apple Music
Before you get started, I'd suggest you download Apple music to iTunes first. You may create playlists of the songs so that to make it easier to locate the files you want to convert. After that you can click the "Add Files" button to browse the Apple Music songs/playlist.
In case the files don't show on iTunes, go to the "Preferences" window of iTunes. And then enable the option "share iTunes library XML with other applications".
Step 2Choose MP3 format
The formats for local music files supported by Spotify are limited. As I know, you are only able to import MP3, MP4(without video). In this case, MP3 is highly recommended. Just click the format option beside the "Convert“ button, you will see the popup window. Please select the format as well as customize the codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate and so on.
Step 3Start converting
After that, you can click the output dropdownlist to select the destination folder. And then click "Convert" to start converting. It will convert all the songs automatically with up to 30X faster speed. If you have thousands of songs, it may take a long time. You don't have to sit in front of your computer, just leave your computer on.
Part 3. How to Add Local Songs to Spotify
When the DRM is deleted, you can copy the Apple Music freely. If the converted files are saved on the system folders, then they are imported to Spotify automatically. The folders include "My Music", "Downloads" and iTunes. Else you can follow the steps to add them to Spotify.
Step 1. Launch Spotify desktop version, you will see the main interface of it.
Step 2. Click the icon "..." from the top screen > Select "Edit" > "Preferences" go to access to the settings.
Step 3. Scroll down to find the option "Local Files" and then click "Add A Source" under it, you can select the folder which you have just converted.
Step 4. Click the "Local Files“ menu from the left side, you will see all your converted Apple Music are imported to Spotify.