How to DJ Spotify Music with Serato DJ

Updated by Adam Gorden on Aug 26, 2021 3:35 PM.
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"I have been working in DJ and always want to bring good music experience for audiences. I love Spotify and find amazing music all the time. It is a pity that I don't how to make my Spotify playlist display on Serato. I wonder how to link Spotify to Serato and then play Spotify music on Serato DJ. Wait for your help." – DJ Grunt

"How Can I achieve my Spotify playlist on my Serato DJ software? I can do this with iTunes music and also find Serato DJ lets SoundCloud and TIDAL music from right inside the software – but did you know there was a way of getting your playlists from Spotify?" – DJ Louis

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Are you tired of using Spotify music in Serato DJ software? The answer would be negative since lots of users have encountered the problem and viewed many ideas on suggest connecting Spotify and Serato DJ program. There are millions of tracks and episodes on Spotify which is perfect for DJs to mix a tune and play the unique music for audience. However, do you know there is way of getting Spotify music on Serato DJ program? You'll learn how to add Spotify music to Serato DJ for mixing in this post.

Part 1. Know More about Serato DJ Lite & Serato DJ Pro
Part 2. What Streaming Services are Compatible with Serato DJ
Part 3. Best Method to Convert Spotify Music to Serato DJ
Part 4. How to Import Spotify Music to Serato DJ Software

Part 1. What's the Difference between Serato DJ Lite & Serato DJ Pro

Serato DJ software is the intuitive beat making software for DJs and producers. It is designed to be rich in features which is the most popular DJ software globally from the unknown to the greatest and from bedroom studio to festival stages. Serato is committed to delivering the best possible experience for creating, playing and sharing music wherever you are.

There are two versions provided by Serato DJ. You can choose to use Serato DJ Lite, offering you the basic features for mixing. If you want to get more built-in features, you should use Serato DJ Pro. Serato DJ Pro supports mixing music tracks with various effects. There are the differences between Serato DJ Lite and Serato DJ Pro.

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Part 2. What Streaming Services are Compatible with Serato DJ

It is no longer an issue to find new music in Serato DJ software no matter you are using Serato DJ Lite or Serato DJ Pro. Serato DJ software has a partnership with several music streaming services, including Beatsource, Beatport, SoundCloud, and TIDAL. This means that you can access the catalog of those streaming music platforms.

As far as we know, Serato DJ supports SoundCloud, Tidal, Beatport, and Beatsource music streaming but doesn't support Spotify till now. This will be a great loss to Serato DJ software that Spotify couldn't work well with Spotify since Spotify is the most popular streaming music provider on the earth.

It seems that there is little chance of using Spotify music in Serato DJ program. However, you are able to transfer Spotify playlist to Serato DJ for mixing a unique tune with the help of a third-party tool like Spotify music downloader. ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is a good option for the download and conversion of Spotify music.

Part 3. How to Convert Spotify Music to Serato DJ Supported File

As all the music from Spotify is streaming content protected by the digital rights management. So, those songs downloaded with a Premium account are not compatible with Serato DJ programs. But here ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, a professional and powerful audio solution, can enable you to download and convert music from Spotify to six popular formats like MP3 losslessly.

Those audio file types are with MP3, OGG, ALAC, FLAC, AIF, WAV, MP4, M4A, and WL.MP3 supported by Serato DJ software. Then simply download and install Spotify Music Converter on your personal computer to mix your personal DJ music. Here we'll precisely show the guidance on how to download and convert Spotify music to Serato DJ program supported formats.

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  • Losslessly preserve original quality and metadata of Spotify music
  • Download all soundtracks from Spotify to MP3 or other plain formats
  • Get rid of all digital rights management protection from Spotify music
  • Configure all sorts of audio parameter like channel, bit rate and more
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Step 1Import tracks or playlists from Spotify to Spotify Music Converter

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Spotify will be automatically started as soon as Spotify Music Converter is launched. Search for tracks or playlists which you want on Spotify and then directly drag and drop them to Spotify Music Converter. Or copy the embed link of tracks and playlists on Spotify and paste it to the search box on the main screen of Spotify Music Converter.

Step 2Set the output Spotify music as Serato DJ supported format file

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After dragging and dropping tracks or playlists to Spotify Music Converter, click the "Menu" button and choose the "Preference" option. There are all sorts of settings like the audio format, bit rate, sample rate, channel and more. All of them can be configured according to the supported condition of Serato DJ program.

Step 3Click the "Convert" button to begin to download Spotify music

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After all is done, click the "Convert" button to start downloading Spotify music to your personal computer. Once the conversion is completed, all DRM protection from Spotify has been throwed away, and you could achieve the converted Spotify music. And you can import them to Serato DJ software for creating.

Part 4. How to Transfer Spotify Music to Serato DJ Software

Now you could view the converted Spotify music on your personal compter and chosoe to import some of them to Serato DJ software. There are several options for you to add music to Serato DJ software. If you are the newbie at this, you can follow the below detailed tutorial.

Option 1: Import Music from Music Folders

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1) Launch Serato DJ software on your computer and choose the Files option to open the file panel.

2) Then all location of local drive or external drive on your computer will be displayed on the left panel, and choose one to locate the folder you store the converted Spotify music.

3) Drag and drop the folder or files you want to upload to Serato DJ program.

4) Wait a few minutes and all converted Spotify music are added to the purple "All…" icon on Serato DJ software.

Option 2: Import Music from iTunes Library

1) Open iTunes and navigate to Edit > Preferences then switch to the Advanced tab.

2) In the Advanced Preferences window, check the box next to Share iTunes Library XML with other applications.

3) Quit iTunes and launch Serato DJ software then go to the SETUP screen.

4) Open the Library + Display tab and check the Show iTunes Library box.

5) Go back to the main screen of Serato DJ and click the Library to browse your iTunes music.

Conclusion

And voila! With the assitance of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can easily download and convert Spotify music to the format compatible with Serato DJ software. Then yo ucan begin to create your pleased tune or mix them with other tunes you have on Serato DJ program. What's more, you can export those music tracks your device for playing anytime and anywhere.

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