How to Import Music from Spotify to rekordbox

Updated by Adam Gorden on Apr 22, 2021 3:35 PM.
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Q: "Hi, Is it possible to import Spotify songs into rekordbox for using? If so, how can I do that? Many thanks!" - Yuki from rekordbox Reddit

rekordbox is popular DJ software among music lovers. It lets you organize your music library, make your personal playlists, and export your tracks to a USB flash drive. As a music library organization hub, rekordbox enables you to create your DJ music in the DJ booth. What you need to do is to find some suitable music for mixing.

Spotify happens to be a place where you can search for various music all over the world. It offers millions of music tracks from artists worldwide and the number is growing. Do you know how to import music from Spotify to rekordbox for mixing? It's not an easy job! But in this article, we're going to walk you through an efficient tool to help you use Spotify music on rekordbox.

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Part 1. Tool Required: ViWizard Spotify Converter
Part 2. How to Convert Spotify Music to MP3 via ViWizard [Video Tutorial]
Part 3. How to Transfer Local Spotify to rekordbox
Part 4. The Final Thoughts

Part 1. Ultimate Tool to Add Spotify Music to rekordbox

Streaming music is saved in a virtual format that cannot be viewable on any other software, especially Spotify music. All Spotify songs are encoded in a special OGG Vorbis format which can only be playable on the Spotify app. Even if you've subscribed to a premium account and able to download Spotify tracks, all the downloaded songs are only cached files. However, rekordbox supported audio formats are only MP3, AAC, and AIFF, according to its official document. In other words, you can't use directly Spotify tracks on rekordbox for mixing.

So, if you want to add Spotify tracks to rekordbox DJ software, you need to convert Spotify music from OGG Vorbis format to MP3, AAC, or other local files. With ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can easily convert Spotify music to those rekordbox-compatible audio formats, such as MP3, AAC, etc.

ViWizard Spotify Converter is a professional yet easy-to-use Spotify song downloader and converter for Windows and Mac. With the program, you're able to download any songs, podcasts, or other content from Spotify to your local computer. The output tracks will be saved in MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, or M4B with lossless quality and original ID3 tags preserved. Thanks to the advanced technology, ViWizard Spotify Converter is capable of converting Spotify songs at 5X fast speed. And it supports batch conversion, which saves you lots of time.

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Part 2. How to Download Spotify Music to rekordbox Supported Formats

With the help of ViWizard, you can convert Spotify songs to plain audio formats that are supported by rekordbox and it is easy to achieve the transferring from Spotify to rekordbox. Just perform the below three steps to migrate between two services.

Step 1. Add Spotify Music to ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

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Run ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your personal computer and then the Spotify program will be opened automatically. Select your playlists and favorites you want to transfer on Spotify and add them to the main home of ViWizard by drag-and-drop.

Step 2. Customize Output Audio Preference of Spotify Music

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After you add Spotify music to ViWizard, you could configure the output format of Spotify music. Go to 'Menu' > 'Preference' and choose one as the output audio format. There are several formats such as MP3, AAC, FLAC, M4A, M4B, and WAV for you to choose from. As rekordbox supports MP3, AAC, and AIFF, here you can choose MP3 as output format.

Step 3. Start to Convert Spotify Music to Common Format File

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When finish setting the audio parameter, Spotify music could be downloaded and converted to MP3 audio files. Just click on the 'Convert' to download Spotify music and wait till ViWizard moves songs for you. Once finished, your playlists and songs will be available on rekordbox.

Video Guide: How to Convert Spotify to MP3 with ViWizard


Part 3. How to Load Local Spotify Music into rekordbox for Mixing

Now you've got all the Spotify music tracks on the local computer. You can then add them to rekordbox collection in two ways. First, dragging Spotify songs from your hard drive, and second, importing them from iTunes. The following is how to do that:

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Option 1: Import Spotify Music into rekordbox from Hard Drive

Step 1. Locate your Spotify music folders or Spotify music files you'd like to import into rekordbox.
Step 2. Make sure the 'Collection' icon on the left of the playlist tree is highlighted, then drag Spotify songs onto the track window at the bottom of the rekordbox screen.
Step 3. rekordbox analyses these Spotify music files and adds track data, including waveforms, song key, and BPM. And these songs are now ready to be dragged onto a playlist.

Option 2: Import Spotify Music into rekordbox from iTunes

Step 1. Go to the iTunes icon and click on the arrow to expand the tree.
Step 2. You can choose to look for Spotify songs within your entire track collection (All Tracks), or in playlists that you've made in iTunes.
Step 3. Once you've found Spotify songs and playlists you want, rekordbox will import these Spotify music files into its own collection and add the track data and waveforms.

Part 4. The Final Thoughts

Now you can easily DJ Spotify music on rekordbox, thanks to ViWizard Spotify Converter! Apart from rekordbox, you can also import Spotify songs into Virtual DJ, Traktor, etc. In fact, the Spotify tracks downloaded with ViWizard can also be used in iMovie, Apple Watch, PowerPoint, or other apps and devices. You can even keep the downloaded Spotify music forever. You can get the free trial and have a try! Share it with your friends if you think it's useful.

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