How to Play Spotify with Ableton Live? Solved!

If you are a music enthusiast, you are probably keen on DJ music. DJ music is so cool and rhythmic.You would feel exciting or touched while you are surrounded by it. To play DJ music, you can't miss the Ableton Live, one of the first music applications to automatically beatmatch songs. It's equipped with controls of beatmatching, crossfading, and other different effects used by turntablists.

With this powerful tool for DJ music, you can stream your favorite music to it for playing, mixing, composing, etc. How about playing Spotify with Ableton Live since the Spotify app provides a wild variety of songs for entertainment? Unfortunately, there is no direct method to make 'Spotify on Ableton Live' possible. But take it easy. Here we introduce you an effective tool to insert music from Spotify into Ableton Live with ease.

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Part 1. What You'll Need to Import a Song from Spotify into Ableton Live

Spotify app offers you different styles of music from which you could choose for Ableton Live. To send music from Spotify to Ableton Live, you need a Spotify music downloader to save the songs.

Yet the format of Spotify music is protected Ogg Vorbis. Before you pull tracks from spotify to Ableton Live, you have to convert the Spotify playlists to plain audio formats like MP3, FLAC, etc. Only these common formats are available for playing in Ableton Live.

DRmare Spotify Music Converter is a tool for downloading and converting Spotify to common audio formats. You can get the Spotify songs of original quality after the conversion. At the same time, it helps you keep the ID3 tags of the songs. Hence it's convenient for you to identify the songs while you're using a Spotify track in Ableton Live. Moreover, it runs at 5X faster speed. Therefore, you won't need to wait for a long time to get the transferred Spotify files.

DRmare Spotify Music Conveter

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  • Convert Spotify songs to MP3, M4A, etc. for Ableton Live.
  • Download Spotify to Ableton Live for offline playback.
  • Convert the Spotify tracks losslessly at 5X faster speed.
  • Preserve the ID3 tags of the transferred Spotify files for Ableton Live.

Part 2. How to Add a Spotify Song to Ableton Live

To guide you to control Spotify with Ableton Live, we make a detailed tutorial for you as follows.

Step 1Load Spotify Tracks to DRmare Spotify Music Converter
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Download the official DRmare Spotify Music Converter and launch it. The Spotify app would run simultaneously. Pick the Spotify songs you plan to convert for Ableton Live. Then drag them into the conversion window of the DRmare software. Or you could paste their URL into the search bar of it. The Spotify tracks would thereby be uploaded.
Step 2Personalize the Output Settings
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Tag the "Preference" button on the top right, you are allowed to set the output audio format from the six ones - MP3, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B. Just select one of them. To get the converted Spotify files of better quality, you can also customize the parameters including the channel, bit rate and sample rate. Besides, you can archive the output tracks by Artist/Album or Artist.
Step 3Download Spotify Music for Ableton Live
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Click the "Convert" icon then the conversion will begin. You will get the converted files in the history folder within a few seconds. Tips: The trial version of the DRmare Spotify Music Converter only supports one-minute conversion, you can have a full converted file after your purchase.
Step 4Play Spotify through Ableton Live
Now you can move Spotify tracks to Ableton Live. Find the menu of Ableton Live and then tag "File" icon. Next set up a "New Live Set" for a new project. Choose "File" > "Open". Click a folder in which the existed project stays. Pick a file to select it, and select "Open". At last, you can connect Spotify to Ableton Live and play Spotify with Ableton Live successfully.
Video Tutorial

Part 3. By Verdict

Things are easy as you can see from the above. You will get the lossless Spotify tracks for playing in Ableton Live after conversion with the DRmare Spotify Music Converter. You can mix, arrange, and master the converted Spotify songs as you want for getting the perfect DJ or music of other kinds.

Posted on Dec 10, 2019 5:39 PM / Post for Spotify Music Tips

Harry Zamorski

Staff Editor

Harry Zamorski is a music enthusiast who writes a lot of reviews of hot music and helpful tips for playing Spotify music anywhere.