Add Spotify Music to Mixxx? Fixed Now!

Updated by Adam Gorden on Aug 21, 2021 3:35 PM.

As we highlighted in our giant DJ equipment and gear guide, if you're going the contemporary rout, you absolutely need software to power it all up. DJ software allows the user to mix and perform music in the same style, and using the same methods as a traditional vinyl DJ does. Some are free while some aren't. But as a DJ beginner, Mixxx could be a good choice which can be used to practice hand.

In a saturated market of big money products from companies of all shapes and sizes, Mixxx is the open source offering. Open source means a couple things in this context: first, the software is 100% free and open source DJ software. Mixxx integrates the tools DJs need to perform creative live mixes with digital music files. Whether you are a new DJ with just a laptop or an experienced turntablist, Mixxx can support your style and techniques of mixing.

When you want to find some music tracks for mixing, there are tons of music streaming services you can pick from right now. Spotify is the golden child of music streaming for its rich musical contents and huge music library. In this post, we'll talk about how to import Spotify music to Mixxx for mixing new tunes. Just go on reading it and see how to DJ Spotify with Mixxx.


Part 1. Method to Make Spotify Work with Mixxx
Part 2. How to Download Music from Spotify to MP3
Part 3. How to Transfer Spotify Music to Mixxx for DJing

Part 1. Method to Make Spotify Playable on Mixxx

The streaming music is saved in a virtual format which cannot be viewable on any other software, platform, or device, especially Spotify music. If you are eager to add Spotify music to Mixxx DJ software, you should remove DRM protection from Spotify and download Spotify music to the format compatible with Mixxx.

In fact, Mixxx supports a variety of audio file formats, including WAV, AIFF, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, OPUS, and AAC. But those songs from Spotify are protected files. To make Spotify playable on Mixxx, you could use a third-party tool like ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. With it, you can easily import your playlists and favorites from Spotify to Mixxx.

Part 2. How to Download and Convert Spotify Music to MP3

Transferring between Spotify to Mixxx has ever been so easy with the help of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. Try it out! You need to perform three easy steps to download songs from Spotify and convert them to Mixxx supported formats.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify to Mixxx Converter

  • Remove format limitation from Spotify contents like songs, albums and more
  • Download and convert Spotify music songs to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and more
  • Add Spotify music to DJ software like Virtual, Traktor, recordbox, and Serato DJ
  • Work at 5× faster speed and preserve Spotify content and ID3 tags losslessly
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Step 1. Import Spotify Playlist to ViWizard

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Fire up ViWizard Spotify Music Converter and then Spotify will be launched automatically on your computer. Navigate to your preferred playlists or favorites and import them from Spotify to the main interface of ViWizard by drag-and-drop.

Step 2. Configure Output Audio Parameters

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Then you could choose the output audio format and set other audio parameters including bit rate, channel, and sample rate. There are several popular audio formats such as MP3, FLAC, AAC, M4B, and M4A for you to choose from.

Step 3. Begin to Download Spotify Songs

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When everything is ready, you could choose to download and convert Spotify music to MP3 by clicking the 'Convert' button. Later, ViWizard moves Spotify songs to your computer and you can find all Spotify music in the local folder.

Part 3. How to Import Spotify Music to Mixxx for DJing

It's time to import your Spotify music files to the Mixxx library after completing the conversion of Spotify to MP3. Now all Spotify music is available on Mixxx and next you could add Spotify music to Mixxx by performing the below steps.

add spotify music to mixxx

Step 1. Once you've installed Mixxx, start by opening Mix on your Mac or Windows computer.

Step 2. Go to Preferences > Library and add the folder where you saved Spotify music on your computer.

Step 3. Wait for that Mixxx scans for the music library and then drag Spotify tracks you want to play to the waveform display.


No matter you want to use Spotify music with Mixxx or DJ Spotify music with other DJ programs like Traktor DJ or Serato DJ, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter could be a good helper to complete the conversion of Spotify to DJ software. What's more, you can keep those converted music files without limits and apply them to those DJ programs anytime.

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