How to Add Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve

Posted by Adam Gorden on Feb 22, 2021 3:44 PM

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In the past, we watch TV shows played on TVs. But now it seems that making a video by ourselves is not so difficult and we start to make and edit videos by ourselves and share with friends and family or others via social media like Facebook, Instagram, and video sharing sites like YouTube. Through making videos and sharing videos, people gain happiness, confidence, and success. To make and edit a video, a video editor is indispensable. There are many well-known video editors such as Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and DaVinci Resolve. Among them, DaVinci Resolve supports Windows, macOS, and Linux and is easy to operate and release a free version. So, DaVinci Resolve is chosen by more than 2 million professional or amateur video editors.

For videos, the suitable background music will improve the video effect while the unsuitable music may destroy this video. To find some music tracks that can magnificently decorate your video, you may want to add music from Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve for editing. The question is: Can we add Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve?

If you search the answer on Reddit or Quora, you will get a disappointing answer – No! Apple Music does not allow you to add the songs downloaded from it to other programs. Apple Music songs are encrypted in M4P format while DaVinci Resolve supports MP3, AIFF, AAC, and some other audio formats. The protected M4P is not included. You can transfer Apple Music songs to DaVinci Resolve only in the case that you convert Apple Music songs to the formats DaVinci Resolve supports. In this passage, I will tell you what you need for the conversion and how to add music from Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve.

1. A converter to transfer Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve
2. How to convert Apple Music to MP3 for DaVinci Resolve
3. How to import Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve

Part 1 - A converter to transfer Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve

To convert Apple Music songs to DaVinci Resolve, you are suggested to use ViWizard Audio Converter. This Apple Music converter is able to convert the M4P Apple Music songs to MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, FLAC, and M4B with high quality. Except for Apple Music, this converter also supports iTunes songs and audiobooks, Audible audiobooks, and countless common audios. You will find that this software keeps the ID3 tags of the music for you, including artist, title, cover, date, and more. And you are empowered to edit them if you find any mistakes.

Last but not least, this converter can convert audios with 30X faster speed which exceeds multiple Apple Music converters. A song usually longs for 3 minutes. And this tool only needs 6 seconds to convert. Want to try it by yourself? You are allowed to download this tool for free now! Just install and try ViWizard Audio Converter to find its charm.

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ViWizard Audio Converter Key Features

  • Convert Apple Music audios to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, M4B
  • Convert Audible audiobook & iTunes audiobooks in high quality
  • Convert M4P to MP3 and other common formats
  • Retain ID3 tags of audios
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Part 2 - How to convert Apple Music to MP3 for DaVinci Resolve

Now I will introduce the method to use ViWizard Audio Converter to convert Apple Music songs to DaVinci Resolve. You will handle it easily if you follow the steps below even if you have never used it. Before we start to convert Apple Music M4P songs, download the Apple Music songs onto your computer first.

Step 1. Add M4P Apple Music songs to ViWizard

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Launch ViWizard Apple Music Converter on your computer. Click the Add Files button which is located at the top part of this program to import the downloaded Apple Music songs to ViWizard. Otherwise, you can drag the Apple Music songs you want to embed to video and drop them into ViWizard’s screen.

Step 2. Choose the MP3 format

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Find the Format panel on the interface and click it. In order to add Apple Music songs to DaVinci Resolve, you need to choose the formats that are supported by this video editor. Here we choose MP3.

Step 3. Convert Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve

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To convert Apple Music songs to MP3 in order to add them to DaVinci Resolve, just click the Convert button. Wait for a while until the Apple Music to MP3 conversion is completed. Choose the Converted button to locate your converted Apple Music audios.

Part 3 - How to import Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve

At present, you have got the Apple Music audios in MP3 format. How to add music from apple music to DaVinci Resolve and embed them to your video? It is quite easy to add common audios to this program, you only need 2 steps.

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1. Launch DaVinci Resolve on the computer in which you save the Apple Music songs. Open the video project that needs these audios from Apple Music.

2. Go to File > Import File > Import Media. Locate the Apple Music audios and add them to the media box. Then you can drag these audios to the timeline and take them as the BGM of your video.


Want to add iTunes songs or Apple Music to DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere Pro, or iMovie? Just use ViWizard Audio Converter. With only 3 steps, you can convert Apple Music to MP3 and transfer them to numerous programs without limitations.

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