How to Apple Music to Video on iPhone/Android/PC/Mac

Updated by Adam Gorden on Nov 30, 2021 5:35 PM

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Background music for a video, be it an Instagram video, YouTube video, TikTok video, or family video, is necessary. Great background music can improve the quality of your video and impress people at the first beginning. The problem is, where to find music for your video and how to add them to your video as background music.

Answer to the first question, music that you listen to in your daily life seems to be a good choice. For example, if you are subscribing to Apple Music and listening to a song, and all of a sudden you realize that you can use this song in your video. So, how to add Apple Music to a video? Here are some ways you can start adding songs from Apple Music on your device.

Part 1. Is It Possible to Add Apple Music to Video?
Part 2. How to Get Unprotected Songs from Apple Music
Part 3. How to Add Apple Music to Video iPhone & Android
Part 4. How to Add Music from Apple Music to Video PC & Mac

Can You Add Apple Music to a Video?

However, there's DRM restriction on the Apple Music songs. So even if you download songs from Apple Music, you can't add them to your video directly. As a streaming music provider, Apple Music only allows users to listen to music offline or online using a subscription account. To break the limitation from Apple Music, you need a DRM removal solution.

Here we do recommend ViWizard Apple Music Converter to you. ViWizard Audio Converter is capable of converting DRM-locked audios such as Apple Music songs, iTunes songs and audiobooks, and Audible audiobooks to MP3, WAV, FLAC, and other formats. Basically, you can count on it to help you add Apple Music to video.

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How to Convert Apple Music to Unprotected Songs

With the help of ViWizard Audio Converter, it is pretty easy to remove DRM from Apple Music and convert Apple Music songs to MP3. Then you will have the ability to add Apple Music songs to a video as background music. Let's see how to use it.

Step 1Add Apple Music to ViWizard

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First, download and install ViWizard Audio Converter from the above link. There are two buttons to import audios. One is for Apple Music song, iTunes audios, and Audible audiobooks, and the other is for DRM-free audios. To add Apple Music, click the Music button. Before importing your songs to ViWizard, download the songs you wish to convert and authorize iTunes to play them on your computer.

Step 2Customize the Output Format

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The Format panel is at the bottom left of the converter. MP3 is the recommended output format. Open it and select the output format and set the other parameters for your files in the pop-up window. If you want to keep the song short or make some changes, cut it before the conversion. Click the Edit icon at the end of each column of the audio track, enabling you to do some editing and add some special effects to your audios.

Step 3Convert Apple Music to MP3

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When you are all set, click on the OK button to save the settings. Simply click the Convert button at the bottom right and wait for a few seconds. When the conversion process is done, the converted files can be found in the history folder and then you can save them locally. Now the converted songs are in MP3 and just easy-to-use. Remember the folder where store the converted songs. Open the video you are working at and import Apple Music to video.

How to Add Apple Music to a Video iPhone & Android

If you are prefere to editing your video on your mobile phone, you could try to transfer those converted Apple Music songs to your device first. Then you can import Apple Music to a video with those video editors on your iPhone or Android phone. Here are some examples of using Apple Music in video with the video editor like Quik and InShot.


Quik is a video editor designed for iOS and Android users. You can easily install this great video editing app to your iPhone and Android device for video editing.

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1) Run Quik on your mobile device and then press Add to create a new project.

2) Choose the video you want to add the background music and tap the Music menu.

3) Select My Music and browse the converted Apple Music songs on your phone.

4) Tap one you want to add and then it will be added to the video.


You can realse your unlimited creativity with InShot. InShot provides kinds of video editing features, including adding your own music.

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1) Open InShot and then tap the Video menu to create a new project.

2) Add the video where you want to add the background music.

3) Tap the Music menu at the bottom of the screen then press Tracks.

4) Choose the My Music tab and browse your Apple Music songs.

5) Press the Use at the rear of each track you choose to add it to the video.

How to Add Apple Music to a Video PC & Mac

It's pretty easy to add Apple Music to a video on your computer after conversion. There are many video editing programs compatible with Mac and PC computers. Those including iMovie, TunesKit AceMovi, and Premiere Pro allows you to add audio to videos as the background music. Here is how to add Apple Music to a video using iMovie, TunesKit AceMovi, and Premiere Pro.


As a Apple users, you would usually use iMovie to edit your video on your Mac computer. By using this program, you can add a soundtrack to your video.

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1) Create a new project or open an existing project with iMovie.

2) Click the Audio at the top of the window, then click Music in the Libraries list.

3) Browse selections and locate the folder where you save the converted Apple Music songs.

4) When you've found the song you want to add, drag it from the media browser to the timeline.

TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor

TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor is a video editing program that aims to help users to create various amazing videos. You can add Apple Music to vidoe when using AceMovi to edit video.

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1) Start by installing TunesKit AceMovi on your computer then launch it to create a project.

2) Click the + button or Import button to browse selections on your computer. Or you can directly drag those converted Apple Music to the media bin.

3) Then simply drag and drop the soundtrack to the timeline.

4) Go to adjust the clip, including the volume, fade in or fade out by clicking the Audio clip.

Premiere Pro

As a professional video editing software, Premiere Pro is popular among those users who like editing videos. You can follow the below steps to add soundtrack to video in Premiere Pro.

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1) Open your project with Premiere Pro and then click the Audio at the top of the screen.

2) Then click Window > Media Browser to launch the Media Browser.

3) Locate the folder where you save the DRM-free Apple Music songs.

4) Select the file you want to add and click Import to add it to the Project panel.

5) Double-click it to open it in the Source panel and drag it to the sequence in the Timeline panel.


Till now, you have completely added Apple Music to your videos. You could choose to add your Apple Music to a video using your liked video editors. But before that, you should convert those Apple Music songs to unprotected audio files first. Then you'll have the chance to use Apple Music songs. ViWizard Audio Converter is a quick and reliable solution for you.


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