How to Transfer iTunes Playlist to Spotify

Posted by Adam Gorden on Apr 6, 2021 4:55 PM
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For music lovers, iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, are all good choices to listen to music. Sometimes, you may want to transfer a song from one to another when you find that you cannot find this song on the music app that you usually use. When you make up your mind to stop using one and turn to the other, you may also need to transfer the songs you listen to in the previous app to the new one.

However, you will find that the transferring of your playlists and songs is surprisingly hard like transferring songs between streaming music services. But for the others, transferring is pretty easy. If you want to transfer iTunes Playlist to Spotify, you will find that it is much easier than import Apple Music to Spotify and we even get 2 methods for you.

Method 1. How to import iTunes playlist to Spotify

Spotify cancels the direct button to import iTunes to Spotify. Luckily, it leaves you a new button – the Local Files button to import external files. The first method to import iTunes library to Spotify needs you to apply this setting on Spotify. You must download the Spotify and iTunes app on your computer first. And follow the guiding steps below to get iTunes playlist to Spotify.

Set iTunes settings

At the beginning, you need to go to the iTunes and log in to your Apple account.

1. Change the settings of iTunes first. Go to the Edit and Preferences button.

2. Find the Advanced button and turn on the Share iTunes Library XML with Other Applications choice. Don’t forget to click the OK button on this window.

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Spotify supports MP3, M4P (unless it contains video), MP4, format. It does not support the iTunes M4A format. If your songs downloaded from iTunes are not in the format that Spotify-available, you need to convert these songs to MP3. You can use iTunes or ViWizard Audio Converter to convert iTunes songs to MP3 easily.

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Set Spotify settings

Then turn to Spotify app on this computer and login in to your Spotify account to set Spotify settings.

1. Choose the button with 3 dots on the upper left corner. Choose the Edit and the Preferences button.

2. Scroll download and enable the Show Local Files button. Turn on the iTunes switch under the Show songs from section.

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3. Go to the Your Library section of Spotify. Now you can start to listen to iTunes on Spotify.

Method 2. How to add iTunes/Apple Music songs to Spotify

There are plenty of users reporting that they cannot import iTunes playlist to Spotify with the official method. For those people, you can use the second method, which is more stable and reliable. This method also supports importing protected iTunes songs and Apple Music to Spotify. This solution is to resort to ViWizard Audio Converter, a noted and professional audio converter, to convert iTunes songs to unprotected formats.

Why choose ViWizard Audio Converter? Firstly, ViWizard Audio Converter supports not only iTunes songs, but also audiobooks of iTunes, Apple Music, Audible audiobooks, and other unprotected audios. The output audio formats of this iTunes audio converter include MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV, and FLAC. Secondly, the converted audios of ViWizard are of high quality reaching 320 kbps. When you convert the Audible audiobooks, you can get the lossless audios by choosing the Keep Lossless Quality option.

Thirdly, ViWizard Audio Converter features a 30X faster speed, which makes you only need a few minutes to get all of your iTunes playlists converted. Besides, ViWizard will keep the ID3 tags and permits users to edit them to help users manage their library.

3 steps to convert iTunes to Spotify

There are many more incredibly helpful features in this software. Why not explore them by yourself while you follow the guide below to export iTunes playlist to Spotify? Before everything, do not forget to download the iTunes songs to your computer as well as download and install ViWizard Audio Converter.

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Step 1Add iTunes songs to ViWizard Audio Converter

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Open ViWizard Audio Converter on your computer and drag the audio files directly to the window of ViWizard.

Step 2Choose audio format

select format

Go to the Format panel. Choose the MP3 format which is admitted by Spotify.

Step 3Convert iTunes playlist to Spotify

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Just convert iTunes playlist to Spotify by clicking the Convert button. Wait for a while and click the Converted button to find the converted iTunes songs. Then you can add iTunes songs to Spotify in the next step.

Step 4How to import iTunes to Spotify

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Now just go to the Spotify app again. Choose the button with 3 dots on the upper left corner. Choose the Edit and the Preferences button. Click the Local Files button and the Add a Source button. Locate the converted iTunes songs and upload them to Spotify.

The bottom line

To transfer iTunes playlist to Spotify, you can use the first method to sync iTunes songs to Spotify directly. When you meet any difficulty, turn to use the second one, ViWizard Audio Converter, which is workable at any time.

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