How to Import Apple Music to Mixxx

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug 23, 2019 5:05 PM


DJ beginners have no necessary to afford those expensive professional DJ software, like Virtual DJ, Serato DJ, and Traktor. You can easily begin with the Mixxx because it is a free and open-source DJing software. And no compatibility issue needs to be worried since it has great compatibility with Windows, Mac, Linux, and Ubuntu.

Also, it supports most of the common audio formats, including MP3, FLAC, Vorbis, Opus, and AIFF. Mixxx was initially launched in 2001, which is 18 years ago, and it has a reputation for its stable release even though it is just a free program. 4 months ago, they just release the version 2.2.1. Mixxx is popular among users and has been received as a mentoring organization in Google Summer of Code almost consecutively from 2007 to 2018.

Many users ask about how they can import their Apple Music playlists or iTunes playlists to the Mixxx. Well, the situation is a bit complicated. For those songs you bought from iTunes, you can import iTunes playlists to Mixxx for Mixxx 1.9 has already supported iTunes Library. But for Apple Music, even if you've downloaded the music, they can't be recognized in the Mixxx because of the DRM protection. The only way to solve this is to remove the DRM from your Apple Music playlists. To remove DRM, you'll need ViWizard DRM Audio Converter. It is made to help you remove DRM from Apple Music songs and other DRM-ed audios. Let's see how to do it.

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  • Convert Apple Music songs to MP3, M4B, AAC
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How to Import Apple Music to Mixxx

Step 1 Import Apple Music Songs to ViWizard

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Before you start everything, there are some preparations need to be done. Download and install the converter. Please confirm that the Apple Music songs are playable on your PC. Then, you can run the converter and drag the files to the main interface. Wait for a few moments till the loading finish. To import songs to ViWizard, there's another way. Click the "Music Note icon" on the top of the window to import Apple Music songs.

Step 2 Select Audio Output Format

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After all songs are loaded into the converter successfully, you can start to choose the output settings as your demand. Click and open the "Format" panel and select MP3 as the default output format since MP3 is the most common audio format. If you use ViWizard purely as an audio converter, you can convert 20+ input formats to 6 common output formats. The "Effect" and "Edit" icon at the end of each column of the audio track are designed to adjust volume, speed, and pitch of the audios. It's fun to try these features. When all the settings are decided, please click on "OK" to save the changes.

Step 3 Remove DRM and Convert Apple Music Songs

add apple music files

Now you're one step to acquire the DRM-free Apple Music songs. Reconfirm where you like to place the output files before you hit on the "Convert" button. After the conversion is finished, you can locate the converted files in the folder you chose or find them through "Converted" history. And now you can add Apple Music to Mixxx and have some fun!


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