How to Import Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X

Updated by Adam Gorden on Sep 6, 2021 4:15 PM.
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Final Cut Pro X, a revolutionary app for creating, editing, and producing the highest-quality video, combines high-performance digital editing and native support for virtually any video format with easy-to-use and time-saving features that let you focus on storytelling. Compared with Apple iMovie, it targets both consumers who want more power for their video-editing projects and professionals who create content for the professional videos.

However, the most important element in each video is the background music which can create a unique scene for the audience. One of the big names in the music streaming industry, Spotify boasts a library of 70 million songs and adds about 20,000 tracks to this library every day. It is easy for you to find background music from Spotify for Final Cut Pro X. Here we'll introduce how to add Spotify music to Final Cut Pro X.

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Part 1. Extract Music from Spotify to MP3
Part 2. Add Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X

Part 1. How to Download Spotify Music to MP3

As we all know, in order to limit the usage and alteration of copyrighted works, all music from those platforms including Spotify is saved in the virtual format even though you get them with your subscription account. So, it is not easy to listen to Spotify music without itself, let alone add music to Final Cut Pro X from Spotify. But with the help of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, this is no longer a problem.

Tool Need for Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X

ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify, an efficient music converter and downloader for Spotify, can empower you to download any music tracks from Spotify and convert them to common audio formats such as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B with lossless audio quality and 5X faster speed. ViWizard will also keep the ID3 tags of Spotify music for users. It is available for both free and premium users to download music from Spotify using ViWizard. Now you can download the free trial converter and follow the converting steps below to convert Spotify to Final Cut Pro.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader

  • Download music tracks, playlist, album, artist from Spotify for free
  • Convert protected Spotify music songs to common music files
  • Compatible with most of video editors such as Final Cut Pro X, iMovie
  • Work at 5× faster speed and save original audio quality and ID3 tags
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1 Add Spotify Music Tracks to ViWizard

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Open ViWizard and it will automatically load the Spotify app. Then you need to log into your Spotify account and go to your music library on Spotify. Next, you need to drag and drop your desired Spotify music tracks or playlist to ViWizard interface. Or you could copy and paste the link of the Spotify music or playlist to the search bar of ViWizard.

2 Configure the Output Audio Format

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You need to go to configure the output audio parameters for Spotify music tracks. There are six plain audio formats like MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B and you need to set the output audio format as Final Cut Pro X supported format. Except for adjusting the audio format, you could adjust bit rate, sample rate, audio channel, and so on.

3 Begin to Download Music from Spotify

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Once you've done all of the settings, you could click the "Convert" button to begin to download offline Spotify music tracks or playlists. Wait for a while and ViWizard will move Spotify music tracks to your computer. Finally, you can import the downloaded Spotify music files to Final Cut Pro X and edit the upload Spotify music.

Part 2. How to Add Music to Final Cut Pro

Now ViWizard has converted all of your required music tracks to Final Cut Pro X supported format and you can import Spotify music from the Music library into Final Cut Pro X without any limitation. Just follow the below steps to embed Spotify music into your video on Final Cut Pro X.

How to Upload Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X with Media Import Window

You can follow this guide to use Media Import Window to add Spotify music to Final Cut Pro.

Step 1. In Final Cut Pro X, go to File > Import > Media or pressing Command-I. Or you could click the Import Media button to import Spotify music.

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Step 2. In the Devices section of the Media Import window, select your Mac.

Step 3. Use Command-click to select multiple files or folders to add to Final Cut Pro.

Step 4. Add imported audios to an existed event or create a new event using the settings on the right side of the Media Import window.

Step 5. Choose the storage location for the imported Spotify music.

Step 6. Click Import Selected or Import All.

Note: These audio formats like AAC, AIFF, BWF, CAF, MP3, MP4, RF64 (on macOS 10.13 or later), and WAV are supported by Final Cut Pro X.

How to Import Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro X with Finder

You can also upload music to Final Cut Pro with the Finder by using these 3 different ways.

Way 1. Select files or a folder and then drag them from the Finder to the Event.

Way 2. Drag the Spotify music files or the whole folder to a Keyword Collection.

Way 3. Simply drag the files to a project in the timeline. The files will show in the corresponding event.

Final Words

To add Spotify to Final Cut Pro or any other video editors, the common prerequisite is to convert Spotify music to the format that is supported by the video editor such as MP3 which can be used on almost all the video editing tools. And the common tool you need is ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader.

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