"Can you use Spotify music in Final Cut Pro X?" Final Cut Pro is a professional video editing software on Mac. In Final Cut Pro, users can edit and output their videos to a wide variety of video formats. Also, it supports importing video tracks, unlimited audio tracks, 360° video editing and more powerful features.
Besides, the most important element in the video is the background music. Now, users want to add music to Final Cut Pro X from Spotify or other music services in their videos.
Today, we will focus on Spotify Final Cut Pro. In the following part, you will learn more about them. Also, you will know how to add Spotify music to Final Cut Pro. Now, let's move on and learn how to do that.
Part 1. Can You Add Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro?
First, we need to learn more about Spotify and Final Cut Pro. For Spotify music streaming service, the contents of it are in right protection. That's to say, users can't use their downloaded music on any other devices or platforms. They even can't do that though they are Spotify premium users. Besides, Spotify audio format is special. So, adding music to Final Cut Pro from Spotify is impossible.
Luckily, Final Cut Pro allows users to import music tracks from local music libraries. And it supports audio formats like AAC, MP3, AIFF and more. So, the first step is to download Spotify songs as plain audio files and rip the protection from it. To fix this issue, let's meet the solutions in the next part.
Part 2. How to Get Spotify Final Cut Pro to Work - Tools Needed
In this part, we will share two tools for you to get Spotify songs for Final Cut Pro X. Please check them below and learn more.
Method 1. Via DRmare Spotify Downloader Mac
DRmare Spotify Music Converter for Mac is a professional tool to help download and convert Spotify music. It is an easy-to-use program. And it only needs a few clicks to finish the whole conversion.
With it, you can batch-convert and save Spotify music in the original quality on your computer. It can convert Spotify music to FLAC, and other audio formats that Final Cut Pro supported.
What's more, this tool can keep all ID3 tags of Spotify music. So, you can manage your audio files without any effort. After then, you can save the Spotify music tracks on your computer. Then you can add Spotify music to Final Cut Pro X as your video's background music.
DRmare Spotify Downloader Mac
How to Download Music to Final Cut Pro from Spotify
After checking the features of DRmare Spotify Music Converter, now you can follow the simple steps below. Here you will learn how to convert Spotify songs as local files and use them in Final Cut Pro.
- Step 1Import Spotify tracks to DRmare
- Download and install the DRmare program on your computer first. Then open it and the Spotify app will show up at the same time. Go to the Spotify app to find the tracks you like to convert and use in Final Cut Pro. Then drag and drop the tracks to the main screen of the DRmare program. It will load the tracks for you. Or you can copy and paste the link to the song and insert the URL to the search bar in DRmare. Then hit on the '+' button to import Spotify songs.
- Step 2Define Spotify output format for Final Cut Pro
- The default format in the DRmare program is MP3, you can keep it. If you want other formats, you could find the 'Preferences' from the top left of your Mac system. Then you will see the setting window. In here, you could change the output format to the one you like. And you can adjust other audio parameters of your Spotify songs like channel, bit rate and sample rate.
- Step 3Download Spotify music for Final Cut Pro
- After that, please press on the 'Convert' button and your songs will be converted at once. You could wait for the conversion or let it convert and do other things. When the conversion completes, you could go to the 'Converted' icon to see the Spotify files on your computer.
Method 2. By DRmare Audio Capture
DRmare Audio Capture is an alternative program that can also help you get Spotify for Final Cut Pro. This tool can record music from Spotify and other music streaming services. It also can capture audio from video websites and more with high quality and ID3 tags kept. In this tool, you can trim and cut the audio tracks to the length you desire. Here you could also try it out to rip Spotify music for Final Cut Pro.
How to Record Spotify Music for Final Cut Pro via DRmare Audio Capture
Step 1. Download the DRmare Audio Capture via the Download button. Then install it on your computer.
Step 2. Open the DRmare Audio Capture and check whether the Spotify app is on the main screen. If not, please add it in. You can touch the big '+' icon to make it.
Step 3. Click on the 'audio format' icon on the screen. Then you can go to reset the output format and more for your music recording. After that, touch 'OK'.
Step 4. Hit on the Spotify app on the main screen of the DRmare tool. Then find and play the song you like on Spotify. And then DRmare program will start capturing audio from Spotify.
Step 5. Once recorded, you can click the 'Save' button to keep Spotify files on your computer. Or, you can touch 'edit' to trim Spotify music tracks. You can also edit the tags for your Spotify songs.
Step 6. Now, go to the 'converted' icon to check the local Spotify music tracks on your computer. The Spotify files are now compatible with Final Cut Pro.
Part 3. How to Add Music from Spotify to Final Cut Pro X
With the tools above, Spotify music is local file and can be imported to Final Cut Pro. Now, follow the steps below to see how to add music in Final Cut Pro from Spotify.
Step 1. Launch Final Cut Pro on your computer.
Step 2. Hit on the 'photos and audio' icon at the left sidebar.
Step 3. Or you can click 'Window' > 'Go To' > 'Photos and Audio'.
Step 4. Hit on ‘Music’ in the 'Photo and Audio' sidebar (If you are on macOS Mojave, you should click iTunes, not Music). After then, you will see your music content.
Step 5. Find and go to add Spotify to Final Cut Pro timeline you like.
Step 6. Touch the Music show-up menu and tap the Spotify folder to display.
Part 4. In Conclusion
This post shows you two tools to help get Spotify Final Cut Pro to work. You can use DRmare Spotify Music Converter to download Spotify music for Final Cut Pro X with the original quality. Or using DRmare Audio Capture to record Spotify for Final Cut Pro with high quality. And then you will see how to import music to Final Cut Pro from Spotify with ease. Then you can add Spotify songs to your videos as BGM. Also, you can use Spotify music files on other platforms or devices you like.