Can I Use Spotify with Virtual DJ? Yes!

Updated by Adam Gorden on Dec 7, 2022 3:35 PM.

Needless to say, streaming music service is becoming more and more popular. Music lovers prefer to listen to all types of music on those streaming music platforms. Spotify, one of the big names in the music streaming industry, stands out from the competition. Possibly the best thing about Spotify is the control you have as the user. And some users start to add Spotify music to audio mixing instead of satisfying with listening to music.

Some users choose to DJ with Spotify through various DJ applications. Virtual DJ is an audio mixing software that mimics real disc jockey equipment. With Virtual DJ, you can combine sounds with multi-layered tracks. In addition, Virtual DJ allows the users to start mixing audio at a beginner level without buying expensive equipment.

So far, there is no official method to tell you how to use Spotify on Virtual DJ. But don't panic! We have a solution. The following instruction should work for all users who want to add Spotify to Virtual DJ and arrange a brand-new track for playing in different situations. Let's see how to play Spotify on Virtual DJ now.

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Part 1. Virtual DJ and Spotify: What You'll Know
     1.1 Virtual DJ: Streaming Music Services Supported
     1.2 Spotify in Virtual DJ: Audio Formats Supported
     1.3 Spotify for Virtual DJ: ViWizard Spotify Music Converter
Part 2. How to Make Virtual DJ Compatible with Spotify
Part 3. How to Import Spotify to Virtual DJ for Playing

Part 1. Virtual DJ with Spotify: What You'll Know

1.1 Virtual DJ: Streaming Music Services Supported

Virtual DJ lets you stream millions of tracks from their partner catalogs directly within the software. Currently, Virtual DJ supports Tidal, Deezer, SoundCloud, Beatport, and Beatsource. With a subscription to those streaming music services, you are able to mix anything with Virtual DJ. But Virtual DJ doesn't support the streaming of Spotify now.

1.2 Spotify in Virtual DJ: Audio Formats Supported

As we all know, all the songs from the streaming service are saved in a virtual format that cannot be viewable on any other software except for itself. It is common that Spotify songs exist in the format of OGG Vorbis protected by Digital Rights Management. So, all Spotify users, including Premium subscribers, are not allowed to use Spotify music out of its service, let alone use Spotify with Virtual DJ. If you want to use Spotify on Virtual DJ for mixing, you have to convert Spotify music to Virtual DJ supported formats. You can play the following file formats with Virtual DJ.

Audio Files Supported MP3, WAV, CDA, WMA, ASF, OGG, M4A, AAC, AIF, FLAC, MPC, APE, AIFF, OMG
Video Files Supported AVI, MPEG, WMV, VOB MOV, DIVX, MP4, M4V, VIX, MKV, FLC, WEBM

1.3 Spotify for Virtual DJ: ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

Luckily, there are plenty tools to help you quickly convert Spotify music to a format compatible with Virtual DJ software. When it comes to a Spotify music converter, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter must be recommended to you. It supports download any song, album, album, playlist, podcat, and artist from Spotify into MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, M4B, and FLAC. By using an advanced decryption technique, ViWizard software can remove DRM protection from Spotify. Thanks to this professional Spotify converter, playing Spotify music on Virtual DJ has never been so easy.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

  • Download Spotify songs, albums, playlists, podcasts without Premium
  • Convert protected Spotify music into unprotected music files like MP3
  • Add Spotify music to DJ software like Virtual DJ, Traktor DJ, Serato DJ
  • Work at 5× faster speed and save lossless Spotify music with ID3 tags
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Part 2. How to Make Virtual DJ Compatible with Spotify

Although there is free tier and premium tier on Spotify, you can freely and easily download music from Spotify to your computer with the help of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. Now, you can only follow the simple three-step to download and convert Spotify music to Virtual DJ.

1Upload Spotify Music to ViWizard Software

First thing first, you'll need to make sure you have ViWizard Spotify Music Converter and Spotify on your computer. Simply launch ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on the computer, and Spotify will be automatically started with the opening of the converter program. You can find some tracks or playlists needed for Virtual DJ in Spotify, and then drag and drop them to the interface of the converter.

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2Set the Output Spotify Music Format for Virtual DJ

To begin downloading Spotify songs, you need to set the output format by clicking the menu > Preferences at first. Here there will pop up a settings window. ViWizard software offers six output audio formats, including MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, M4B, and FLAC. Which one you'll want to choose will depend on which format Virtual DJ can be compatible with. Here we can select MP3 format that is supported by Virtual DJ.

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3Start to Download Music from Spotify to MP3

After all is done, you can choose to click on the Convert button to begin downloading and converting Spotify music to MP3. It will take some minute to complete the downloading task. Once downloaded, all Spotify songs will appear on the folder where you save all the converted Spotify songs. You can then import them to Virtual DJ for mixing. In addition, you can move those converted Spotify songs to other DJ applications.

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Part 3. How to Use Spotify on Virtual DJ for Playing

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter enables you to convert Spotify music to Virtual DJ supported format. Now you have got all DRM-free music from Spotify. It is time to import these converted Spotify songs from your local folder to Virtual DJ program. If you are a beginner, you could read the following instructions.

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Step 1. Double click the shortcut key to start Virtual DJ. The main screen will pop up on the desktop of your computer.

Step 2. There is the Local Music menu on the left panel, which allows you to import music files from Hard Drive, iTunes, and more. Just select Local Music to import Spotify music to Virtual DJ.

Step 3. After uploading Spotify songs into Virtual DJ, begin to play Spotify music on Virtual DJ. If you are a Premium user of Virtual DJ, you can mix tracks with various effects as your needs.

If you first open Virtual DJ, the program will prompt you with a folder asking you to find your music. You can use the search bar to locate your music library and select the folder you want to use. iTunes users can click on the file labeled iTunes Music Library.xml, found under My Music → iTunes Library. So, you also upload Spotify music to iTunes at first and then transfer music to Virtual DJ music library.

4. Conclusion

That's all the instruction on transferring Spotify music to Virtual DJ for mixing. ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is an easy-to-use music downloader and converter for Spotify. With it, you can easily download Spotify music to MP3 losslessly without a Premium account. Thus, you can save all your favorite songs from Spotify to the computer locally, and play or use on any other programs or apps. Now download ViWizard Spotify Music Converter and try it for free. Leave your comment below if you have any problems while using Spotify in Virtual DJ.

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