How to Add Music to Premiere Pro from Spotify [Updated]

Updated by Adam Gorden on Nov 8, 2022 3:35 PM.
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Q: "Is it possible to add Spotify music to Premiere Pro? I have a Premium subscription to Spotify and a subscription to Premiere Pro. It's not for commercial use. Thanks in advance."

How to add Spotify music to video? How to import music from Spotify to Premiere Pro? Have you ever been worried about these things? Some people have encountered these similar problems since an Adobe user has proposed a question about how to add music to Premiere Pro from Spotify in the Adobe Community. Here we'll offer a guide on how to add Spotify song to vidoe in Premiere Pro as the background music.

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Part 1. Spotify to Premiere Pro: What You'll Need
Part 2. Best Method to Add Spotify Music to Premiere Pro
Part 3. How to Import Music from Spotify to Premiere Pro
Part 4. How to Add Spotify Music to Premium Rush

Part 1. Spotify to Premiere Pro: What You'll Need

Adobe Premiere Pro is the leading video editing software for creating incredible videos. Creative tools, integration with other Adobe services, and the power of Adobe helps you craft footage into polished films and videos in one seamless workflow. While Spotify is a wonderful digital music service that gives you access to million songs. With Spotify, it's easy to find the right music for every moment - on your phone, computer, and tablet. So, it is a good place to find the background music for your video being edited in Adobe Premiere Pro.

The video, audio, and image files that you want to use for your project must be supported by Premiere Pro first. Premiere Pro allows you to import various audios and videos for editing. However, there are a few of DRM-free media files compatible with Premiere Pro. You can read the following table to learn the detailed audio and video formats supported by Premiere Pro.

Premiere Pro Supported Video Formats AVI, GIF, HEIF, MP4, M4V, VOB, MOV
Premiere Pro Supported Audio Formats AAC, M4A, MP3, WAV, OMF

In fact, the format of Spotify is not compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro due to the DRM protection. As a subscription-based service, Spotify give you the chance to listen to music with a Free or Premium account. But it only allows you to use music on those platforms supported by Spotify. So, if you want to add Spotify music to video in Premiere Pro, you need to solve the issue of Spotify audio format first. Here you need a third-party tool like Spotify downloader.

Part 2. Best Method to Add Spotify Music to Premiere Pro

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is a professional music downloader and converter that enables you to download millions of songs from Spotify without subscribing to Premium. There are several services designed for all Spotify users, such as downloading Spotify music without Premium and converting Spotify to MP3 and more popular formats. So, whether you are using a Spotify Free or Premium account, you can enjoy the right of downloading music from Spotify.

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  • Convert Spotify music to popular audio formats
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1 Drag Songs or Playlists from Spotify to ViWizard

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You should launch ViWizard Spotify Music Converter at first. With its opening, the Spotify app will be automatically started. Go to search songs you want to download or choose playlists you have saved on Spotify. Then drag your chosen songs or playlists from Spotify to the main interface of the converter directly.

2 Adjust the Output Format and Audio Parameters

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After uploading songs or playlists to the converter, you could choose the additional services designed for the audio parameter. Click the menu > Preferences > Converter, and you can set the audio format, channel, bit rate, and sample rate for all the songs to be downloaded.

3 Download Music from Spotify with Free Account

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After completing a series of setting, you could click on the Convert button to download Spotify music in batch. All these downloaded Spotify songs will be archived by albums or artists. You can click the Converted icon to load the conversion list for viewing the converted Spotify songs.

Part 3. How to Import Music from Spotify to Premiere Pro

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter makes it easier to add music to Premiere Pro from Spotify. Now you don't need to worry about whether those Spotify songs are compatible with Premiere Pro. All the songs you select have been converted into a playable format. The next is to add Spotify music to video in Premiere Pro and set it as the background music.

Step 1 Launch Media Browser in Premiere Pro

Open your video project in Adobe Premiere then select Audio at the top of the interface to launch the Audio workspace. Or you can directly click Windows > Workspace > Audio. Then work as Window > Media Browser to open the Media Browser panel.

Step 2 Import Spotify Music Tracks to Premiere Pro

Within the Media Browser, locate the folder where you store those converted Spotify music files and browse through all the music files. Then right-click (Windows) or control-click (macOS) it and select Import to add the audio files to the Project panel.

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Step 3 Preview Spotify Music Tracks in Premiere Pro

Choose Windows > Project to open the Project panel in Premiere Pro. The audio file you just added will be selected. Double-click it to reveal it in the Source panel and notice the waveform. You can play the audio file here if you wish to listen to it.

Step 4 Add Spotify Music Tracks to the Sequence

Drag the Spotify music track to the sequence in the Timeline panel. You can place it on any audio track below the video tracks. Then you can trim the audio clip as you edit a video clip.

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Step 5 Adjust the Spotify Music Track Volume

Press the spacebar on your keyboard to play the sequence in the Program panel. Pressing the spacebar again stops playing Spotify music track. Then drag the blue play-head to wherever you want the playback to start.

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If your audio clip is too loud or too soft compared to the rest of your sequence, you can change the volume of each audio track independently. The playback controls at the bottom of the Audio Track Mixer panel allow you to play, stop, and even loop sequence playback.

Part 4. How to Add Spotify Music to Premium Rush

Currently, Premiere Pro is only compatible with Windows and Mac computers. So, you are unable to edit your video on your mobile phone. Here you can choose Adobe Premier Rush, a free mobile and desktop video editing app. Although Premiere Rush is not as professional as Premier Pro, you can still use Premiere Rush to create the high-quality videos. Here's how to add Spotify music to Premiere Rush.

Step 1. Launch Premiere Rush and tap on Create a New Project to import your media.

Step 2. In Media Browser, select the videos you want to import and tap on Create.

Step 3. Tap on the + icon int the left toolbar and select Your Media.

Step 4. Tap on Files > Import from Files and navigate the folder where you store the converted Spotify music files. Or tap on Audio > Songs and browse through the converted Spotify files.

Step 5. After selecting the music file, tap on Add to import the music file to your project.

Important to note: Premiere Rush only supports WAV, AIFF, AIF, MP3, M4A, and AAC.

Conclusion

After using ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, there is a chance that you can add Spotify music to Premiere Pro for use. Since Premiere Pro doesn't enable you to add songs from streaming music service like Spotify, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter can solve it with ease. What's more, you can play Spotify music anywhere and apply them to other video editors like iMovie and InShot.

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