"How to add Spotify music to a video?" Adding songs to the video will capture the audience's attention. The right music will amplify the impact of the video's content. Spotify is one of the popular music streaming services offering more than 100 million songs based on various genres for users to explore. Without a doubt, Spotify is the highly recommended platform to find any style of background music you want to match your video.
There are many powerful and professional video editing apps you can find on the market. However, few video editors that use Spotify are available. No worries. Today, in this post, we will introduce another practical method to add Spotify music to video on phones and computers via any video editor. Please take a look at it and learn more.
Part 1. How to Add Spotify Song to Video - Method introduction
Like most music streaming services, Spotify has some limitations when it comes to streaming music. First, Spotify encrypts its files to prevent unauthorized sharing. This resulted in the downloaded Spotify songs being cached files on the local device. And you can’t take them out of the Spotify app. Let's add music from Spotify to the video editor alone. Additionally, Spotify files are encoded in the special Ogg Vorbis format, which is incompatible with popular video editing software.
So, how to add music from Spotify to video? It is necessary to download and convert Spotify music to local files encoded in a common audio format. Under this circumstance, the video editor can recognize Spotify audio files and allow users to upload them to its music library for use. Fortunately, that's exactly what DRmare Spotify Music Converter does. It serves as a bridge between Spotify music and video editor apps.
With well-designed features, DRmare Spotify Music Converter can convert Spotify to MP3, FLAC, WAV, and many other common formats supported by video editors. And you don't need to sacrifice any converting speed or audio quality. All the info including the ID3 tags and metadata will be kept in batch. By using this software, you can get local Spotify music files. Then you can add Spotify music to video free on phone and computer.
DRmare Spotify Music Converter
- Download Spotify music without premium and convert Spotify to multiple audio formats
- Batch convert hundreds of Spotify songs at a 5X faster speed with lossless audio quality
- Add music from Spotify to video app and other devices without hassles
- Keep the ID3 tag info and archive the converted Spotify music files
Part 2. How to Convert Spotify Music for Using in Video
In this part, you will learn how to use DRmare Spotify Music Converter. You can use the free trial version of the DRmare program. It works well with Windows and Mac systems with the latest version Spotify app installed. Just download and try it out here. Then you can see how to use music from Spotify in a video. Here we go.
- Step 1Drag and drop Spotify songs/playlists to DRmare
- DRmare software depending on the Spotify app to work. When you run DRmare, you should see the Spotify app launched. Then you need to drag and drop the Spotify tracks to the DRmare converter main interface. Or if you get the link to the songs, you can put it on the search box on DRmare. And then click the "+" button to add through the URL.
- Step 2Adjust Spotify music output file format for video app
- Depending on the video apps where you want to use Spotify music, the formats may vary. Take iMovie for example, it supports MP3, M4A, WAV, AIFF and AAC. If you don't know what formats are supported on your video editor, you can choose MP3. That is because MP3 is a universal format. Also, you can alter bit rate, channel and more for Spotify music to video editor.
- To start the output settings, please find the Preferences option in the DRmare program. Then hit on the 'Convert' tab in the Preferences window. And then you can begin to alter the output parameters of Spotify music for using in video apps.
- Step 3Save Spotify tracks to local device for using in video editor
- After that, you can click "Convert" to start the converting process. In general, it won't be long to get your songs due to its 5X batch converting speed. After converting, you can click "Converted" to find the local Spotify music. Now, all video editors are compatible with Spotify files.
- Video DemoDownload Spotify Music to Use with Video Editor
Part 3. How to Add Spotify Music to Video on Android Phone
After downloading Spotify songs on your computer locally, you can use the free Spotify tracks for your personal use. There are many video editing apps that work with Spotify music on Android phones now, like InShot, KineMaster, Adobe Premier Rush, PowerDirector, Splice, Magisto, Capcut, VN, GoPro Quik, and so on. Here, we will take Inshot and KineMaster as examples to show you how to add Spotify music to video Android.
All Spotify songs are downloaded and saved on your computer. If you'd like to use them on Android, please refer to the following steps to add Spotify music to your Android phone.
Step 1. Connect your Android mobile phone to your computer via a USB cable. Make sure that your Android device is in 'MTP' or 'File Transfer' mode.
Step 2. Now, your Android phone is an external storage device on your computer. Copy and paste the local Spotify songs to the 'Music' folder on Android phone.
Use Inshot Video Editor with Spotify Music on Android
InShot is an easy and free video editing app for Android. It has plenty of features, like video creating, adding effects, adding music and more. Here you can learn how to add Spotify music to Inshot video app on Android phones.
Step 1. Launch the InShot video editor app on your phone.
Step 2. Create a video project on InShot.
Step 3. Click on the 'Music' tab from the bottom bar. Then hit the 'Tracks' button.
Step 4. Touch 'Featured' and choose the 'Imported music' option.
Step 5. Now, you can browse local Spotify music files from your phone. Then you can add a song Spotify to video on Android via InShot.
Use KineMaster Video Editor App with Spotify Music on Android
Kinemaster is another popular app to add music to video from Spotify on Android devices. It offers a range of features that allow users to edit and enhance videos, such as multi-layer video editing, special effects, audio editing, video recording, and more. You can follow these steps to use this video editing app with Spotify music.
Step 1. Fire up the KineMaster app on your Android device and create a new project to upload your video that you want to add background music by tapping on the 'Media' option.
Step 2. Drag and drop the video project to the timeline and tap the 'Audio' option to add background music to a video from Spotify from your Android storage.
Step 3. Add Spotify music to the timeline, and then you can trim or adjust the music's length to match your video and adjust the volume of the background music.
Step 4. You can choose to preview your video with Spotify background music or tap the 'Export' button to save and export the edited video with the Spotify music.
Part 4. How to Add Music from Spotify to a Video on iPhone
Now, all video editor apps for iPhone can work with Spotify music, such as Inshot, LumaFusion, Splice, Video Maker, Film Maker Pro, VN, etc. Here, we will use Inshot and Splice as examples to guide you how to add Spotify music to video on iPhone.
To add music to your iPhone from your computer, you can draw support from iTunes on Windows PC or macOS Catalina or earlier. If you are using a new-version Mac, you should use the Finder. Here are the steps:
Step 1. Install or open the iTunes app. Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable and trust your computer.
Step 2. Upload and sync Spotify tracks to the iTunes library on iPhone from the computer by clicking the 'Add Folder to Library' or 'Add File to Library' button. Then, please click the 'Sync Music' button in iTunes to sync Spotify songs to iPhone.
Use InShot Video Editor App with Spotify Music on iPhone
InShot also has an iOS version. Therefore, you can use it to add music to a video on iPhone from Spotify. Here is the complete tutorial for iPhone users.
Step 1. Download and install Inshot for iOS app from the App Store on your iPhone or you can directly open it if you have installed it.
Step 2. Tap the 'Video' option to add your video project to this video editor. Now, you can tap the 'My Music' option to select Spotify music from your iPhone's music library.
Step 3. Now you can edit the Spotify track in the InShot app.
Use Splice Video Maker with Spotify Music on iPhone
Splice is also a free video editor app for iPhone and iPad. It is easy for users to edit video projects. Here let's see how to add a Spotify song to video iPhone/iPad in Splice.
Step 1. Open the Splice app on your iPhone, and then click the 'Create New Project' > 'Import' button to upload your video.
Step 2. Select the Spotify audio you want by clicking the 'Music' or 'Sound' > 'My Music' option.
Step 3. Now, you can drag the music track to the appropriate location of your video project in Splice.
Part 5. How to Use Music from Spotify in a Video on PC/Mac
No matter you are an amateur or professional, you can find suitable video editing software for Mac and PC at your disposal. Now, you can add all your loved Spotify songs to the video editor without any problem. Notable choices for computer-based video editing include iMovie, Lightworks, AceMovi, DaVinci Resolve, VSDC Video Editor Pro, Premiere Pro, and so on. Let's see how to use Spotify music in video with two famous tools.
How to Use Spotify Music in Video via iMovie on Mac
Step 1. Launch iMovie from your computer to open your project. Click the 'Create New' menu to create a new one.
Step 2. You can add clips or photos from events or your Photos library. And then you can adjust the order of the files on the timeline and split or cut the video files.
Step 3. Click on the sidebar > 'Browse' > 'iTunes' > 'Audio'. Then find the Spotify music you want and adjust it on the timeline.
How to Put Spotify Music Over a Video via Premiere Pro on Windows
Step 1. Open the project on the Premiere Pro program on your computer.
Step 2. Click on 'Audio' at its top menu bar on the screen. Or select 'Window' > 'Workspaces' > 'Audio' to locate your Spotify music.
Step 3. Choose 'Window' > 'Media Browser' to launch the Media Browser panel. Then you can browse the local Spotify files.
Step 4. Hit on the file you want to import and choose 'Import' to add it to the 'Project' panel.
Step 5. Select 'Window' > 'Project' to show the 'Project' panel. And then choose the Spotify audio files you added just now.
Step 6. Double-click the file to open it in the 'Source' panel. Next, drag it to the sequence in the 'Timeline' panel.
Part 6. FAQs about Adding Spotify Music to a Video
In this section, we will show some frequently asked questions about adding Spotify music to video app. You can check them out below.
Q1: Which Video Editing App Uses Spotify?
A1: Now, there is no video editor with Spotify music. That's due to the protection from Spotify songs. Yet, you can break the limits by converting Spotify music to plain audio files. To do that, you can use the DRmare Spotify Music Converter to help you.
Q2: Can You Add Spotify Music to Instagram Video?
A2: You can add Spotify music to Instagram Story by grabbing it from the Spotify app. Or you can use a third-party tool to help. Also, you can do that via the DRmare Music Converter
Part 7. In Conclusion
It is so easy to add Spotify music to videos, right? To do that, you only need a DRmare Spotify Music Converter to download Spotify music as local files with ease. And then any editing app can be used as a Spotify video editor. Now, try DRmare out and create a masterpiece video you like. If you want to learn how to use Spotify music with other video editors that we didn't mention above, you can feel free to let us know in the comment area.