If you are trying to directly add music from Spotify to movie maker, edit a short video on your phone with something like iMovie, or import your Spotify songs to any other video apps, you will find out that it seems to be an impossible task.
Spotify is a streaming music service, offering DRM-protected songs, and not licensed for being used on any video editor. Popular editing tools like iMovie support importing songs in common formats, such as MP3, WAV, AAC …, but don’t support the DRM-loaded music from Spotify.
In other words, we are unable to import songs from Spotify to any video editing tools unless we are able to get rid of the DRM from Spotify. How can we get DRM-free Spotify songs? Move on and you will find what you need. Besides, we will introduce an easy way to add your Spotify song to your video project to perfectly finish the whole process.
NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter is a professional DRM removal tool specially designed to kill the DRM protection of Spotify songs & playlists and convert them to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV format. Here is a simple guide on how to remove the DRM from Spotify with the program.
Launch NoteBurner Spotify Music converter. Click "+" button on the upper right. There will be a pop-up window prompting you to copy & paste / drag & drop the song link from Spotify.
Click "Convert" button and the Spotify song you selected in Step 1 will soon be converted and downloaded to the format you customized in Step 2.
When the conversion is done, you can find the DRM-free Spotify song by clicking "Converted" button on the left side or directly going to the output path you set in previous step.
Now that the Spotify song you get is in DRM-free format, you can freely add it to any video editor. Here we apply a free yet powerful program - Any Video Converter Free to show you how to add and edit a song to a target video.
Add the audio you downloaded from Spotify. Click “Clip” button to enter the clip interface where you can set the Start and End point.
After customizing audio clips, please choose an audio output format you like and click "Convert" to save the settings. Then add the video which you want to add audio in to Any Video Converter Free. Click "Add Audio" button to upload the audio you customized in Step 2. Finally, choose the video output format you want and click convert button to add your Spotify song to the video.
Tips: You can also import the converted Spotify songs to iMovie, Movie Maker, Camtasia, or any other video editor for editing as you like.
Note: The free trial version of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter enables us to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock the limitation.
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