Best Solution to Add Apple Music to Your Video in 2024

Updated by Adam Gorden on Feb 9, 2023 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. Best Solution to Get Apple Music Files for Your Video
Part 2. Best Video Editors to Import Apple Music to Video on iOS/Android
Part 3. Best Video Editors to Import Apple Music to Video on Windows/Mac

Part 1. Best Solution to Get Apple Music Files for Your 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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ViWizard Audio Converter Key Features

  • Losslessly remove DRM from Audible & iTunes audiobooks
  • Convert DRM M4P to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, M4B
  • Retain 100% original quality and ID3 tags
  • Convert Apple Music songs to MP3, M4B, AAC
  • Convert between DRM-free audio file formats
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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.

Adjusting settings to get DRM-free Apple Music for a video editor:

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.

Part 2. Best Video Editors to Import Apple Music to Video on iOS/Android

Since most video editor software add iTunes as an option for iOS users to use iTunes files that synced to your device, we suggest you to upload the converted Apple Music files to your iTunes library. All you need to do is to sync your entire iTunes library to your device and the files should be supported to add to your video in the editor software you like. For Android users, you can transfer the files to your device directly.

Transferring Apple Music collection to your mobile devices:

To transfer Apple Music files to iOS or Android device:

Step 1. Connect your device to your computer and open your device storage.

Step 2. Copy or drag & drop the Apple Music folder or files to your device.

Step 3. Disconnect your device from your computer and open the Files app to check the music files.

To upload Apple Music files to iTunes and sync to your devices:

Step 1. Head to iTunes > File > Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library. Then select a music folder or file to open it. Now the added Apple Music files are on Recently Added tab.

Step 2. To sync your entire iTunes library to your device, connect your device to your computer via a USB cable.

Step 3. lick the device icon next to the Apple Music contents menu. Go into the Music tab under Settings, and you can check the Sync Music box and click Sync to bring your music library to your device.

CapCut - Video Editor

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Step 1. Open the CapCut app. From here tap New Project on the home screen to select a video from your device that you wish to use for Apple Music. Tap Add to create a new CapCut project.

Step 2. HIn the Tracks area, tap Add audio > Sounds > the file icon > From device.

Step 3. You can either choose the one you like from iTunes or the Files app.

Step 4. Tap the music track to preview it. Tap the Add + to add it to your video.

InShot - Video Editor

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Step 1. Open the InShot app. From here to tap VIDEO under Create New. Now choose the desired video in the Photos app. Tap it and to open it in InShot.

Step 2. Above the Tracks area, tap MUSIC.

Step 3. Select the region where the imported will start after you import it to your video.

Step 4. Tap Music. You'll see several options here for you to import your Apple Music from. Select either Local to access the iTunes files you sync to your device. Or if you transfer your files from your computer, select Imported > Files, then find your music to use.

GoPro Quik: Video Editor

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Step 1. Open the Go Pro Quick app. From the home screen, head to Studio > Create an Edit to find the videos in either App, Phone or Cloud. Select the one you like and tap Create My Edit.

Step 2. Tap Music.

Step 3. Tap the add music icon. This will direct you to the GoPro Music library and your music collection in My Music. Go to My Music > Import my music. You can choose either Files, iTunes Store or iTunes to import Apple Music files from.

Step 4. GoPro will load and add all the compatible music tracks contained in the selected music source. You can now click the Add + icon on the right of the item to use.

Part 3. Best Video Editors to Import Apple Music to Video on Windows/Mac

We'd like to show you how easy it is to import your Apple Music files to a video on your Windows or Mac computer. All you need is a powerful video editor to import Apple Music.

Importing Apple Music to your video for background music:

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.

iMovie - Best for Mac

If you are a keen Apple fan, you'll want to edit your video on your Mac computer by using iMovie. With iMovie, you can add your favorite Apple Music to an iMovie project easily.

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

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

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

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

TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor - Best for both Windows & Mac

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

Step 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.

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

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

Premiere Pro – Best for Windows

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

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

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

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

Step 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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