How to Add Apple Music to Avidemux

Posted by Adam Gorden on Sep 16, 2021 4:30 PM

As for free video editors, one you cannot miss is Avidemux video editor. This is a free and open-source application. This video editor is designed for helping more users to do simple editing on videos and will do all the elementary things during the video editing process. Avidemux has all the basic features of a video editor including cutting, removing portions, filtering, encoding, deinterlacing video, and more. Avidemux is quite compatible. It is able to be used on Windows, OS X, Linux, BSD.

Apple Music has a large library of music tracks. Thus, many video editors desire to add Apple Music library to Avidemux for editing. But the bad news is that Apple Music refuses to connect its library to any video editor including Avidemux. But if you coincidentally have the Apple Music subscription and still wish to use Apple Music songs, you can try a new method to transfer Apple Music to Avidemux.

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Part 1. Convert Apple Music to Avidemux
Part 2. Upload Apple Music to Avidemux for Editing

Use an Apple Music Converter to Convert Apple Music to Avidemux

To import Apple Music songs to Avidemux and insert them into the videos, you need to make sure these audios are in the Avidemux-supportive formats. So what kind of audio formats does Avidemux support? Do Apple Music songs meet the requirement?

For audios added to Avidemux, the supported formats are AAC, MP3, Vorbis, MP2, and so others. As we all know, Apple Music is encoded in M4P format. And like Spotify, Apple Music songs are protected. As a consequence, you need to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3 or AAC so that they can meet the inputting format requirement of Avidemux.

The tool you needed for the conversion is ViWizard Audio Converter. This is a dedicated converter that can remove the Apple Music restriction and convert songs from M4P to MP3 and 5 more common audio formats like FLAC, AAC, WAV. What's more, all the ID3 tags and metadata info of the Apple Music songs will be retained. So, do not worry that the song title, cover, genre, year will be deleted due to the conversion. ViWizard Audio Converter also supports up to 30X fast speed as well as batch conversion. Even if you have a large library waiting to be converted, you do not need to wait for too long. There are many more powerful features that cannot be introduced in this passage, you can try to find them by yourself after downloading this tool. This is a common user guide of this converter, and you can follow it to convert Apple Music to Avidemux.

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ViWizard Audio Converter Key Features

  • Convert M4P to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, M4B
  • Losslessly convert Audible audiobook
  • Keep high quality audios and ID3 tags
  • Convert between any common audio file formats
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Step 1Import Apple Music Tracks to ViWizard

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Open ViWizard Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows computer once you finished the download and installation. Click the Music note icon of the main interface of ViWizard to add Apple Music songs from the iTunes library to this Apple Music converter. You can simply drag and drop the Apple Music files to ViWizard as well, which is even easier.

Step 2Set MP3 as Apple Music Output Format

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This step is pretty important since you need to choose an appropriate output audio format for your Apple Music files. Click the Format panel, where you can choose MP3 or AAC which are supported by Avidemux. Another thing you can do here is adjusting the output audio parameters according to your needs, such as codec, sample rate, bit rate, etc.

Step 3Convert Apple Music to MP3 or AAC

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Once all the former steps are finished, you can now click the Convert button and ViWizard Apple Music Converter will start to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 or AAC format. As soon as you find the conversion is completed, you can press the Converted button on the top of the interface to locate your Apple Music files.

Upload Apple Music to Avidemux for Editing

When you read this part, I believe that you have finished the conversion and get the Apple Music songs in MP3 or AAC format. Here you can start the last step to use Apple Music in videos edited with Avidemux. Yes, you need to import Apple Music to Avidemux.

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1. Launch Avidemux on your computer.

2. From the top menu bar of Avidemux, click the Audio button.

3. Then choose the Select Track option to locate and import the converted Apple Music songs. They are saved in the default folder of ViWizard if you have not changed it. You can find this folder address from the interface of ViWizard Apple Music to Avidemux Converter.

4. Then you can use Apple Music in your video without any limits.

Bottom Line

In addition to the converting Apple Music feature, this powerful audio converting tool can also convert iTunes songs, audiobooks, and Audible books, or any other unprotected audio files from one format to another. Now you are welcome to download and use the free trial version of ViWizard Apple Music Converter from the download link below.

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