Can You Trim Songs on Spotify? Yes!

Updated by Adam Gorden on Aug 11, 2022 3:22 PM.

"The song D'you Know What I Mean from Oasis has around 30 seconds of weird "digital" sound before it actually starts the music. It really breaks my immersion while listening to songs, I know Spotify uses the original song but if we had the option to cut the song from where I want it to start would be amazing." -- Nogueira from Reddit

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Similar questions from this are asked from time to time by Spotify users. It does occur that some parts of the streaming song may annoy listeners with irritating noise or sound. But most of the parts of the song are rejoicing and satisfying. That's when the listeners get stuck in the dilemma of whether to save the song to library or not. Some of them resort to the internet for solutions, and in most of the cases, it turns out to be impossible to cut Spotify songs. However, here we're going to tell you why you're not allowed to trims songs on Spotify and how to cut music from Spotify on your computer or phone.

Part 1. Can You Trim Songs on Spotify?
Part 2. Best Method to Cut Spotify Songs
Part 3. How to Cut Music from Spotify
Part 4. Conclusion

Part 1. Can You Trim Songs on Spotify?

In this section, we will tell you why you are not allowed to cut Spotify songs and how to get prepared before the cutting process.

Why Can't We Cut Songs on Spotify?

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If you want to cut music from Spotify, what are some factors you should consider? DRM protection is often something that people will bring up when it comes to cutting Spotify songs. After all, it's often the most significant time-sink when you cut music from Spotify on your device.

According to Spotify, all users can stream its music online. Premium users can download Spotify songs and play them offline within the Spotify music player. However, any type of users can't apply Spotify song to any other usages. That being said, we can't either cut, re-edit them or even play them elsewhere due to DRM protection.

How to Trim a Song on Spotify

As aforementioned, we are not able to directly cut music from Spotify. So, before we get into the topic of how to cut Spotify songs, we have to make sure that the audio files downloaded from Spotify are unprotected. To do so, we have to rely on something like Spotify DRM removal tool. Here we do recommend ViWizard Spotify Music Converter.

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is specially designed to decode protected Spotify music into up to 6 different formats like MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV and FLAC. Armed with a virtual “turbo” engine, the conversion speed of ViWizard software can be accelerated up to 5× faster. With this tool, you can download Spotify songs in unprecedented high speed and finish cutting process right after conversion.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

  • Convert and download Spotify songs to MP3 and otherformats
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  • Support any kinds of customizations like cutting and re-editing
  • Save Spotify with the original audio quality and ID3 tags
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Part 2. How to Download Spotify Playlist to MP3

That said, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter can enable you to download and convert Spotify music to unprotected music files. Now just perform the below steps to download music from Spotify by using ViWizard Spotify Music Converter.

1Launch ViWizard and Import Spotify Songs for Trimming

Open ViWizard Spotify Music Converter and you'll find that the Spotify app will be opened automatically. Then you can drag and drop songs you want to cut from Spotify into ViWizard's interface, and the songs will be automatically imported. Or you can copy the music link and paste it into the search bar on the converter.

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2Choose the Output Format and Customization Options

Turn to the menu bar and select the Preferences option then navigate to Convert. There are six types of output formats available including MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A, and M4B. There are other options of output channel, sample rate, and bit rate. You can set the output format and adjust the output audio parameters according to your demands.

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3Start to Download and Convert Spotify Music to MP3

Click on the Convert button at the bottom right of the converter, and ViWizard Spotify Music Converter will start processing. With all the songs being converted, click the Converted icon to open the history window. Then you can find where the converted Spotify music files are located and stored on your computer.

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Part 3. How to Trim Spotify Songs on Computer & Phone

Now you've got the unprotected Spotify music files. To cut these songs, you can use Joyoshare VidiKit or Music Editor on your computer and phone. Don't get fooled by their name. With the two tools, you can cut any type of music files, and the best part is that you won't get audio quality loss after cutting.

On Computer

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Step 1. Launch Joyoshare VidiKit and launch Video Cutter in VidiKit then drag the converted Spotify audio files into the program.

Step 2. Move the slider bar to cut the segment you don't want or you can set the Start Time and End Time. If you want to cut different part of the audio, just click the + button and a new segment will be created for cutting.

Setp 3. Choose the output format by clicking the Format button. And there are some options like codec, size, and bit rate for personalizing.

Step 4. Click the Start button to start cutting, and it will process at up to 60× faster speed. After completion, you'll be abled to get the cutted audios and play them anywhere.

On Phone

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Step 1. Open Music Editor on your phone and select the Trim Audio option.

Step 2. Then go to add the converted Spotify music files by tapping the Files icon.

Setp 3. Select the audio part you want to trim and adjust the time.

Step 4. After cutting the audio, you can tap the Save button to export it.


Although you're not allowed to directly cut music from Spotify, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter can help you download Spotify music then you can cut Spotify music on your computer or phone with ease. If you don't find a possible way to cut Spotify music, just try using ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, and you'll find it out.

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