"Can you import iTunes Library to Spotify?" A few years ago, users can transfer iTunes playlist to Spotify manually. Yet, Spotify removes this feature from its app. So, how to import playlist from iTunes to Spotify?
No worry. In this post, there are some ways to help transfer songs from iTunes to Spotify. Please refer to the detailed guide below and learn how to do that.
Part 1. How to Transfer iTunes Playlist to Spotify - Best Way
To transfer iTunes library to Spotify, you can get help from an audio converter. DRmare iTunes Music Converter is such a tool. It supports batch converting thousands of songs with a few clicks. No matter how many files you have, you can encode them at a fast rate as you want. Without a doubt, this tool can convert iTunes playlist to Spotify compatible files.
Besides, it can convert protected and unprotected audio files. And the output audio formats it support are MP3, AAC, WAV and more. By using it, you can get the original audio quality of iTunes songs and save them to your computer. Also, on DRmare program, you can alter the audio codec, sample rate and so on for the audio files you want to convert. Then you can gain a better listening experience.
After then, you will get the local iTunes playlist. Then you can transfer songs from iTunes to Spotify for use with ease.
DRmare iTunes to Spotify Playlist Converter
Please click the above button to download the DRmare software on your computer. And please prepare the iTunes playlists files you want to convert and transfer to Spotify. The following is the complete tutorial on how to transfer iTunes playlist to Spotify with DRmare iTunes to Spotify Converter.
- Step 1Load iTunes M4P songs to DRmare
Open the installed DRmare iTunes Music Converter. Click on the 'add files' icon on DRmare. Then it will allow you to import playlist from iTunes to DRmare for converting. Just choose the songs you want to add and convert to Spotify compatible audio files.
- Step 2Choose an audio format of iTunes playlist supported by Spotify
- Spotify supports MP3, AAC, OGG, and FLAC audio files. Here you can choose AAC, MP3, or FLAC as the output format for iTunes playlist. To do this, please click the 'Format' icon from the DRmare main interface. Then you will get the 'Format Setting' window. Next, you can start to change the audio format and other audio paramters for iTunes songs as you want.
- Step 3Convert iTunes playlist to Spotify
- Now, you can select an output folder. After that, please click the "Convert" button from the bottom right. This tool will start to export iTunes playlist to MP3 at a 30X faster speed. You can find common Spotify-supported iTunes playlists in the destination folder on your computer.
- Step 4Import iTunes playlist to Spotify
- Go to the Spotify app and head to the settings window. Please click the "Local Files" > "Add a Source" to copy iTunes playlist to Spotify. It is more flexible and better compatibility.
- Video DemoHow to Transfer iTunes Playlist to Spotify
Part 2. How to Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify Manually
Spotify has removed the top menu to import playlist from iTunes. But it still keeps the option to upload local files to Spotify via the "Add A Source". That's to say, you can add iTunes playlist to Spotify from your local computer. Please follow the steps to import iTunes library to Spotify.
Share iTunes Library File
Step 1. Open iTunes > click "File" menu. Then click "Edit" > "Preferences" to open the iTunes Preferences window.
Step 2. On the pop-up window, go to the "Advanced" tab.
Step 3. Select the checkbox beside the option "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications".
Step 4. Click "OK" to confirm and exit.
Convert iTunes Playlists to MP3
Spotify is available to upload MP3 files. Yet iTunes songs are in M4A or M4P format. Please follow the below steps to convert iTunes files to MP3 for adding to Spotify.
Note: This way works for unprotected M4A iTunes playlists. For Apple Music M4P songs and iTunes M4P music, you need to skip to the way in Part 1.
Step 1. Navigate to the 'Preferences' option in iTunes. And then click it to open the setting window. You can hit on the 'General' > Import Settings' > 'MP3 Encoder' button.
Step 2. Discover the playlist in iTunes and select all songs that you'd like to add to Spotify. Tap the "File" > "Create New Version" > "Create MP3 Version" option. Then iTunes will export all songs to MP3.
Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify
Step 1. Open the Spotify desktop client. Click the "downward-arrow" icon > "Settings" > scroll down to the "Local Files" tab.
Step 2. You will see the option "iTunes", "Music Library" by default. You need to switch the option from "Off" to "On". Then the unprotected iTunes songs will be imported.
Step 3. Go back to the main screen, click "Local Files". Then you can see all songs from the iTunes library are here.
Step 4. After that, you can go to your mobile devices to find the local files and listen to them.
Notes: If there is no 'iTunes' option under the 'Local Files' section, please try the following way to import iTunes to Spotify. You can click the 'Add a Source' button and locate the iTunes library on your computer. And then, you can select iTunes playlists to import to Spotify.
Part 3. How to Add iTunes Playlist to Spotify Online
In this section, we'll share an online workaround to import playlist from iTunes to Spotify. This way is available for playlists generated by iTunes.
Soundiiz is a professional playlist converter and manager for popular streaming music services. The work operation is to sync playlist titles between two music streaming sites. It doesn't add local songs from iTunes to Spotify but the title only.
By using this method, it helps you not to re-create favorite iTunes playlists into Spotify. Put it another way, if your songs are exclusive in iTunes, they won't be synced to the Spotify library. If you don't mind this shortcoming, you can follow the steps below to export iTunes playlist to Spotify.
Step 1. Launch the iTunes app on your computer. You can start to browse and find the playlists you'd like to move to Spotify library.
Step 2. Click the '...' icon to choose the 'Share Playlist' > 'Copy Link' option to copy the iTunes playlist link.
Step 3. Navigate to the Soundiiz website page, and choose 'iTunes' in the platforms list.
Step 4. Paste the iTunes playlist URL and confirm it. You can follow the instruction to add iTunes music to Spotify.
Note: There is another way to move iTunes library to Spotify via Soundiiz. This iTunes to Spotify converter supports the function of uploading .txt files. You can export iTunes playlists to .txt format in your iTunes software. After that, you can select 'iTunes' > 'upload the file' on Soundiiz to load the .txt file and sync iTunes to Spotify.
Part 4. In Conclusion
With the 3 methods above, you should get rid of the problems of putting iTunes music on Spotify.
The first way requires a third-party program. But it can help you transfer all iTunes playlist to Spotify and organize music library better.
With the second solution, you don't need other tools but only do a few clicks. The problem is that it doesn't support iTunes M4P files.
The last method allows you to import iTunes into Spotify online but only sync the song name. Anyway, it can transfer iTunes playlist to Spotify also.
You can pick up the method you want to do the sync process between iTunes to Spotify.