How to Use Spotify with rekordbox [2022 Updated]

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jul 13, 2022 3:35 PM.
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Q: "Hi, can I use Spotify with rekordbox? Is it possible to import Spotify songs into rekordbox for using? If so, how can I do that? Many thanks!" - from rekordbox reddit

rekordbox is a 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 of music tracks is growing. Do you know how to import music from Spotify to rekordbox for mixing? It's not an easy job! But here we are going to walk you through an efficient tool to help you use Spotify in rekordbox.

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Part 1. Use Spotify with rekordbox: What You'll Need
Part 2. How to Download and Convert Spotify Music to MP3
Part 3. How to Import Music from Spotify to rekordbox on PC & Mac
Part 4. How to Add Music from Spotify to rekordbox on Android & iPhone

Part 1. Ultimate Method to Import Spotify Playlist 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 music player. Even if you've subscribed to a Premium account and are able to download Spotify songs, all the downloaded songs are only cache files. However, rekordbox supported audio formats are only MP3, AAC, and AIFF, according to its official document. In other words, you can't use Spotify songs on rekordbox for mixing directly.

So, if you want to add Spotify music 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 audio formats compatible with rekordbox, such as MP3 and AAC. Then you can import Spotify music to rekordbox on your computer or mobile device for creating new tunes.

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is a professional yet easy-to-use Spotify song downloader and converter for Windows and Mac. By using this program, you are able to download any song, playlist, or other content from Spotify to your computer locally. The output tracks can be saved into MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B with lossless quality and original ID3 tags preserved. Thanks to the advanced technology, it is capable of converting Spotify at 5× faster speed. And it supports batch conversion, which can save lots of time.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify to rekordbox Converter

  • Convert Spotify music to MP3 or other DRM-free audio format files
  • Download Spotify music for listening anywhere for free
  • Remove all ads and format protection from Spotify music
  • Preserve Spotify music with original audio quality and ID3 tags
  • 5× faster conversion speed under Windows system
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Part 2. How to Download Spotify Music to rekordbox Supported Formats

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

1Select Spotify Songs to Use in rekordbox

Launch ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your personal computer, and then the Spotify program will be opend automatically. Go to select your playlists and favorites you want to transfer on Spotify and add them to the conversion list by drag-and-drop. Alternatively, you can copy and paste the music link into the search bar on the converter.

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2Customize the Audio Preference of Spotify

After you add Spotify music to ViWizard, you can configure the output format of Spotify music. Go to menu > Preferences and choose one as the output audio format. There are several formats like 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 the output format.

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3Start to Download Spotify Music to MP3

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

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Part 3. How to Get Spotify Songs on rekordbox for PC & Mac

Now you've got all the Spotify music tracks on your local computer. You can then add them to rekordbox collection in two ways. The one is dragging Spotify songs from your hard drive; the other is importing Spotify songs from iTunes to rekordbox. 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 that the Collection icon on the left of the playlist tree is highlighted, then you can drag Spotify songs onto the track window at the bottom of the main screen.
Step 3. rekordbox analyses these Spotify music files and allows you to add track data, including waveforms, song key, and BPM. And these songs are now ready to be dragged onto a playlist.

Option 2. Import Spotify Playlist 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. How to Add Spotify Music to rekordbox on Android & iPhone

In addition to using Spotify in rekordbox with your computer, you can also transfer those downloaded Spotify songs to your iPhone or Android device for mixing. As rekordbox is compatible with Android and iOS devices, you can try adding Spotify songs to rekordbox.

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Step 1. Open rekordbox on your mobile device and then enter your account credentials to log into.
Step 2. Tap the arrow icon on the upper-left corner of the screen.
Step 3. Select Import songs and then tap All songs to browse all the Spotify music files you've transferred to your device.
Step 4. Choose Spotify music files and add them to rekordbox then go to Collection.
Step 5. After adding your songs to Demo Track 1 or 2 and then start to create your personal tracks.

Conclusion

Now you can easily DJ Spotify music on rekordbox, thanks to ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. Apart from rekordbox, you can also import Spotify songs into Virtual DJ, Traktor, Serato DJ, and more DJ programs. In fact, the Spotify tracks downloaded by ViWizard can also be used in iMovie, Apple Watch, PowerPoint, or other applications 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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