How to Add Apple Music to Keynote

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jul 5, 2021 4:00 PM

Q: We have been using purchased iTunes songs as music on Keynote. We have decided to try Apple Music but find that we cannot now use Apple Music songs in Keynote presentations. How do I do this?

Like Google Slides and Microsoft PowerPoint, Keynote is a presentation software application. It is included in the iWork suite developed by Apple. It runs on iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers. To make impressive presentations, adding effects, music, and videos, is an inevitable way. Now Keynote allows you to add videos from YouTube and Vimeo to your presentations. That’s great. What about music? You can upload your own music to Keynote, such as those you purchased from iTunes.

If you are looking for some free music for Keynote, Apple Music is a good music source for Keynote. Unfortunately, failure always comes to you, when you are trying to add Apple Music to Keynote. Apparently, Keynote does not support Apple music tracks. The good news is that we find a solution to solve this problem. Now follow this post to acquire the best solution to add Apple Music to Keynote.

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Part 1. What You Need to Add Apple Music to Keynote
Part 2. 3 Steps to Convert Apple Music to Keynote
Part 3. How to Import Apple Music to Keynote

What You Need to Add Apple Music to Keynote

Apple Music protects its music in M4P format and that’s the key to transfer Apple Music to Keynote. What you need to do is converting Apple Music M4P to some common audio such as MP3. Accordingly, the necessary tool for moving Apple Music to Keynote is an Apple Music converter. Here ViWizard Apple Music Converter is highly recommended.

ViWizard Apple Music Converter is a dedicated Apple Music converter to remove Apple Music's restriction while converting songs from M4P to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, M4B. Besides, ViWizard converts Apple Music without causing any quality loss to the original Apple Music audios. The program supports batch conversion for any audios at up to 30X fast speed. It is the best audio converter for you if you have loads of Apple Music files to be converted.

In addition, all the ID3 tags and metadata info of converted Apple Music tracks will be retained, such as the title, cover, genre, year. The most attractive feature of this powerful audio tool is that it can also convert iTunes songs, audiobooks, and Audible books, or any other common audio files from one format to another. If you have a Windows or Mac computer, you are able to download the free trial version of this converter to test it by yourself. You can get the free trial version from the Download button below.

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3 Steps to Convert Apple Music to Keynote

Now let me introduce this method to convert Apple Music to Keynote using ViWizard Apple Music Converter. The procedure cannot be easier. Only 3 steps are needed.

Step 1Load Apple Music to ViWizard

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Download Apple Music songs to your computer. Open ViWizard Apple Music Converter desktop on Windows or Mac computer. Click the Add Files icon at the main interface to add downloaded Apple Music songs files to the ViWizard. Alternatively, you can simply drag the Apple Music files to the Apple Music converter.

Step 2Set Output Format for Apple Music Songs

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In this step, you are required to choose an appropriate output format for your Apple Music songs. Keynote provides support for MOV, MP3, MPEG-4, AIFF, and AAC files, so you can choose MP3 or AAC here. Click the Format panel. Here we can choose MP3 which is quite widely used. According to your needs, you can also adjust the parameters, such as codec, sample rate, bit rate, etc.

Step 3Convert Apple Music to Keynote

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Once all the settings that you want to edit are done, you can click the Convert button. This will make ViWizard start to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 format at a 30X faster speed. Wait until the converting process of the ViWizard Apple Music Converter ends. Then press the Converted button to find your Apple Music files.

How to Import Apple Music to Keynote

The previous part helps you get the converted Apple Music tracks. To add the converted Apple Music to Keynote, check the following steps.

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Step 1. Launch Keynote on your computer. Select the slide that you want to add music to.

Step 2. On the toolbar, click Media. Select the Music button and add the Apple Music songs from the computer. You can also drag the Apple Music tracks to Keynote directly.

Step 3. Click the Play button to play the imported song in Keynote.

Step 4. You are also able to adjust the imported music in Keynote. Tap the Format menu at the toolbar. Click the Audio button and then you can adjust the volume or trim the audio track.

The Bottom Line

To import Apple Music to Keynote, converting Apple Music to MP3/AAC is the best method. It is easy to use and will save the money for you to buy songs to add to Keynote. And these converted songs can be added to any device or player including MP3 players, smart TVs, smartwatches, and more.

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