How to Import Apple Music to Mixxx

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jan 10, 2022 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 Mixxx because it is a free and open-source DJing software. And no compatibility issue needs to be worried about since it has great compatibility with Windows, Mac, Linux, and Ubuntu. Also, it supports most of the common audio formats. Mixxx was initially launched in 2001, and it has a reputation for its stable release even though it is just a free program.

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 Apple Music, even if you've downloaded the music, the music files can't be recognized in the Mixxx. If you are curious about how to get Apple Music on Mixxx, please follow this article, and you will find the answers.

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Part 1. Why Apple Music Can't Be Recognized in Mixxx
Part 2. How to Convert Apple Music for Mixxx with ViWizard
Part 3. How to Import Apple Music to Mixxx

Why Apple Music Can't Be Recognized in Mixxx

When you try to add Apple Music to Mixxx, you may be disappointed to find it failed. Apple Music is a streaming service. You need to subscribe to it then you can download Apple Music for offline playback. If you want to play it offline forever, you can purchase the music. But the Apple Music audio files are in an encrypted format which can't be used on other apps.

To import Apple Music to Mixxx, you have to convert Apple Music to the supported formats of Mixxx. Mixxx supports several audio formats, including MP3, AAC, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Opus, AIFF. Now you will need a powerful Apple Music converter to convert Apple Music to MP3 or others for Mixxx. We will introduce a professional audio converter in the next part for you.

How to Convert Apple Music for Mixxx with ViWizard

Here you meet ViWizard Audio Converter - a 100% clean and safe audio converter. It can convert Apple Music to MP3, WAV, AAC FLAC, M4A, and M4B with high quality. The ID3 tags will be saved and you can also edit them as your need. Moreover, ViWizard Audio Converter can also convert iTunes audiobooks and Audible audiobooks for lossless quality. You can also split the audio by chapters or a certain length as you preferred.

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ViWizard DRM Audio Converter Key Features

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

If you want to add Apple Music to Mixxx, you will need to convert Apple Music to MP3 or AAC for Mixxx. Here's a tutorial of converting and downloading Apple Music to MP3 or AAC with ViWizard Audio Converter. Ensure you have iTunes and ViWizard installed on your desktop.

Step 1Import Apple Music Songs to ViWizard

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Before you start everything, 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 Load from Library icon on the top of the window to import Apple Music songs.

Step 2Select 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 or AAC as the default output 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 3Remove DRM and Convert Apple Music Songs

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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!

How to Import Apple Music to Mixxx

You can find the converted Apple Music on your computer. Now when you import the Apple Music files to Mixxx will be easier. There're many ways you can add music to Mixxx, let's see how to use Apple Music with Mixxx.

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Option 1. Drag directly from then Finder / Desktop to one of Mixxx Players (waveform)

Option 2. Drag directly from then Finder / Desktop to the library of Mixxx.

Option 3. Go to Preferences > Library and point Mixxx to your music directory on your computer (restart Mixxx).

Wrap Up

Apple Music can't be added to Mixxx directly due to the encryption of Apple Music. To import Apple Music to Mixxx, you need to convert Apple Music to a supported format of Mixxx, such as MP3 or AAC. ViWizard Audio Converter can convert Apple Music to a universal format within simple steps. after the conversion, you can play Apple Music on any apps you like. Now you can click the download button below to start to enjoy your Apple Music without limits.

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