How to Import Your Spotify Music Library to TRAKTOR

Updated by Adam Gorden on Mar 13, 2023 3:35 PM.

In today's media-driven world, music streaming has become a hot market. One of the big names in the music streaming industry, Spotify boasts a library of over 80 million songs and adds about 40,000 tracks to this library every day. It's easy to pick the song you like and create personalized playlists. For music lovers, their requirements are not just about what they listen to on Spotify, but what they are content to create.

However, Traktor is a good DJ software for creating and personalizing all types of music. If you are eager to play music at ease, you can make use of all functions on Traktor to arrange your personal music. At this point, Spotify can be a good helper for providing all kinds of music resource. Here we'll get over how to add Spotify music to Traktor DJ for mixing with the assistance of a great tool.

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Part 1. Does Spotify Music Work with TRAKTOR DJ Software?
Part 2. How to Get Spotify Music Files Supported with TRAKTOR DJ
Part 3. How to Import Spotify Music Files to TRAKTOR DJ on Win/Mac
Part 4. How to Import Spotify Music Files to TRAKTOR DJ on iPad

Part 1. Does Spotify Music Work with TRAKTOR DJ Software?

As one of the best DJ software, Traktor DJ gets popular among countless professional worldwide. Compared with other DJ apps like Virtual DJ and Serato DJ, Traktor DJ is more professional, built to move dancefloors. Dive into the industry-leading DJ software, Traktor delivers up to a range of audio effects and brings to life a wealth of Traktor hardware designed for pro performance.

There are all sorts of Traktor DJ software like Traktor Pro 3 and Traktor DJ 2. You can mix on-the-go with all your own music using Traktor DJ software. Traktor supports Beatport and Beatsource Link streaming services. For another, Traktor doesn't work with any music streaming services such as Spotify or Apple Music. All these music services don't work directly with TRACKTOR for one particular reason - DRM protection.

DRM-protected music files cannot be played back in TRAKTOR. However, TRAKTOR still provides its basic functions for users to bring their own tracks collection to the software via the File button. For that, you have to get the music files that're supported by TRACKTOR. Go ahead. You can benefit from some free music files from Spotify Music to use with TRACKTOR.

Part 2. How to Get Spotify Music Files Supported with TRAKTOR DJ

To use your favorite Spotify music tracks with TRAKTOR, you must crack the DRM and convert them to one of the music file formats that TRAKTOR supports. All you need is a powerful Spotify Music converter called ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, which can convert any Spotify music tracks to MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV or FLAC that's supported by TRAKTOR.

  Music file formats:
Music from Spotify: DRM-protected
TRAKTOR supports: MP3, M4A (AAC), WAV, AIFF, WMA, FLAC, OGG Vorbis
ViWizard outputs: MP3, M4A, M4B, WAV, AAC, FLAC

Best Spotify Music to TRAKTOR Converter - ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

With ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can start to select and add on-demand music tracks from your Spotify library by logging into your Premium or Free Spotify account. The best part is that ViWizard will keep and embed the full ID3 tags in each converted audio files after the conversion, so the converted files will work with TRAKTOR as expected. If you don't have ViWizard yet, pick either the Windows or Mac version of it through the Download box below. Make sure both the ViWizard Spotify Music Converter and Spotify desktop app are up-to-date and you're good to go.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • 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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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is a professional and wonderful DRM removal tool for Spotify users. It can not only download Spotify music to MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B losslessly but also offer you the ability to adjust the audio quality by configuring all sorts of parameters like the channel, bit rate, and sample rate. For mixing Spotify music with Traktor DJ programs, you can use ViWizard Spotify Music Converter to download unprotected Spotify songs. Simply follow the guidance on how to download and convert Spotify music to MP3.

Step 1Drag Spotify Songs to ViWizard Software

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Simply launch ViWizard Spotify Music Converter after you have installed it on your computer. Wait for a second and Spotify will be automatically opened on your computer. Then locate the playlist or album you have saved to your library on Spotify. To add them to the conversion list, directly drag and drop your chosen Spotify songs to the interface of the converter.

Step 2Set the Parameter for Spotify Music

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After uploading Spotify songs to the converter, click the menu bar and choose the Preferences option to configure a collection of settings like the audio format, sample rate, bit rate, and channel. All the settings should be configured based on the demand of Traktor DJ software. As Traktor supports MP3, WAV, FLAC, and AAC, you can set MP3 as the output format.

Step 3Convert Spotify Music to Traktor

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Once all is completed, start to download and convert Spotify music to Traktor supported format files by clicking the Convert button. Then all DRM protection from Spotify songs are removed, and you can freely take control of your converted Spotify music not only for Traktor but also for any device or player.

Part 3. How to Import Spotify Music Files to TRAKTOR DJ on Win/Mac

Now you have built up your own Spotify Music collection on your computer and are able to import them to TRAKTOR. From there we'd like to introduce 3 ways for you to do that.

Importing music files to TRAKTOR DJ 2 through the Files button:

As stated, TRAKTOR's File button in the application menu bar provides all the basic functions to use, including import files to your tracks collection.

To import music files to TRAKTOR DJ 2:

Step 1. Once set up, head to TRAKTOR DJ 2's application menu bar, which provides access to basic functions and in-formation about the software. From here click the File button > Import Music Files/Folder.

traktor dj 2 file button

Step 2. Now find and locate the music files or folders to use in Windows Explorer or Finder. Select the item and hit Open/Select Folder.

Step 3. TRAKTOR DJ 2 will analyze and add all the compatible files to the Browser, which provides you with tools to organize your tracks and to build and maintain your track database: the Track Collection. To access the added music tracks, head to the Browser List or find it via the Search Field.

Tracks in Search Field:

traktor dj 2 search field track collection

Tracks in Browser List:

traktor dj 2 browse list added track

Step 4. Now pick the ones you like for mixing. Just drag the music track to the virtual Decks provided by TRAKTOR.

traktor dj 2 virtual decks

Importing music files to TRAKTOR DJ 2 via drag & drop:

Step 1. Open the Windows Explorer or Finder and find and locate the folder that contains all the music files.

Step 2. In the meanwhile, open the TRAKTOR DJ 2 software.

Step 3. Make sure the Windows Explorer or Finder and TRACKTOR are on the same screen. To add the music files to TRAKTOR, drag it to TRACKTOR'S Track Collection (Tracks) or the New Playlist to create your TRAKTOR playlist based on all the music files the folder contains.

trakor dj 2 folder copy to new playlist

Step 4. To find a selection of music tracks, just head to the Track Collection or Search Field and locate them. If you copy a folder to the New Playlist and create your TRAKTOR playlist, head to the PLAYLISTS and find that playlist instead.

traktor dj 2 playlist

Step 5. To use the tracks in TRAKTOR, drag the items to the Decks.

Importing Spotify music files to TRAKTOR DJ 2 through the iTunes software:

The iTunes option in Browser provides direct access to your iTunes Library including all Playlists. If are familiar with the iTunes software and use it to organize your own music collection, it's best for you to import the converted Spotify music files to TRAKTOR through iTunes. For that, you have to add the folder containing Spotify music files to iTunes.

import itunes traktor browser tree

To import music files to iTunes:

Step 1. Open the iTunes software.

Step 2. Open the iTunes File from the iTunes menu bar.

Step 3. Select Add to Library or File > Import. Or if you selected "Copy files to Music Media folder when adding to library" in Files settings, you see Files > Import.

Step 4. Locate a file or folder, then click Open. All the music files contained will be added to iTunes's Recently Added tab if in MP3, MAV or AAC file format. From here you can create or organize your iTunes playlists based on those music files.

To share iTunes Library with TRAKTOR:

Step 1. Open the iTunes Preferences… from the iTunes menu bar.

Step 2. Go to the Advanced Preferences tab, and make sure that: "Keep iTunes Media folder organized" is unchecked; "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications" is checked. And click OK to save.

advanced itunes settings mac

Step 3. Add your iTunes Music Library path to the TRAKTOR Music Folders under Preferences > File Management. The default path of your iTunes Music Library is:

OS X: Macintosh HD > Users > *Your User Name* > Music > iTunes

Windows: C: > Users > *Your User Name* > Music > iTunes

Step 4. Head to TRACKTOR > File > Import Folder > the default path of your iTunes Music Library > Select Folder.

Step 5. Once selected, your iTunes library will be added to TRAKTOR's Track Collection.

Creating playlists with music tracks in TRAKTOR DJ 2:

Now with various music tracks added to your Track Collection, you'll want to organize it by creating new playlists for a selection of tracks.

Note: If you copy your folder to New Playlist button in TRAKTOR, you create your TRAKTOR playlist based on all the files the folder contains.

Step 1. To create a new TRAKCKTOR playlist, click the New Playlist button in the Browser tree.

traktor dj 2 new playlist button

Step 2. Enter the Playlist Name, and then click OK.

Step 3. Head to the Browser tree > PLAYLISTS, which contains all your TRAKTOR Playlists. Find and locate the desired playlist here.

Step 4. Head to the Track Collection and find the tracks you wish to add to that playlist in the Browser list. Drag your tracks to that playlist.

Part 4. How to Import Spotify Music Files to TRAKTOR DJ on iPad

In addition to accessing Traktor DJ on Mac and Windows computers, you can also download and install Traktor DJ on your iPad. If you wish to import the Spotify music files to TRAKTOR DJ on your iPad, you have to add those files to the iTunes desktop app and sync your iTunes library to iPad.

Importing Spotify music files to TRAKTOR DJ 2 (for iPad) through the iTunes software:

To import music files to iTunes:

Step 1. From here please repeat some steps to import those music files to the iTunes desktop app on the Windows PC or Mac computer. Head to iTunes > Files > Add to Library or File and select the files or folder to open. All the music files will be added to Recently Added tab if compatible with iTunes.

Step 2. Once added, you can organize your iTunes library by creating iTunes playlists with those music files to use with TRAKTOR.

To share iTunes library with TRAKTOR:

Step 1. To share the iTunes library with TRAKTOR DJ 2, head to iTunes > Edit > Preferences > Advanced and make sure the "Keep iTunes Media folder organized" is unchecked and "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications" is checked. Click OK then.

Step 2. You may now start to sync your iTunes library to your iPad so that you can access your iTunes in TRAKTOR after syncing. For starters, connect your iPad to the computer by using a portable USB cable.

Step 3. Now click the iPad icon next to Apple Music contents menu in iTunes and then head to the Music tab under Settings.

Step 4. Make sure "Sync Music" is checked.

Step 5. To sync the entire iTunes library, make sure "Entire music library" is checked. To sync a selection of iTunes playlists, make sure "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres" and the desired playlists are checked. Click Apply.

itunes ipad sync music

To access synced iTunes library in TRAKTOR:

Step 1. Once synced, head to TRAKTOR DJ 2.

Step 2. Tap on the Add button.

ipad traktor add button

Step 3. In the Browser tree, tap on iTunes.

Step 4. Now you can find the music files in the Music Songs or Playlists.

ipad traktor browser tree itunes tracks

Step 5. Pick the one you like to the Decks to start mixing!

ipad traktor decks

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