How to Download Music from Spotify to iTunes for Playing

Updated by Adam Gorden on Nov 3, 2022 3:20 PM.

"I'm a Spotify Premium subscriber, so I downloaded a dozen of songs from Spotify. Now I just want to move Spotify playlist to iTunes library so that I can burn Spotify music to CD for playing in the car. But I failed. Why? Does anyone know how to download music from Spotify to iTunes?"

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Spotify, one of the largest digital music services in the world, is providing two kinds of membership for users to subscriber to, respectively Free Plan and Premium Plan. Both subscriptions allow users to stream any Spotify music online. But only Premium subscribers can download Spotify songs for offline listening. However, no matter whether you are a Premium subscriber or Free user, transferring Spotify playlist to iTunes library is strongly banned by Spotify. Don't worry! Here comes the effective solution that enables you to easily import Spotify playlist to iTunes anyhow.

Part 1. Can You Download Music from Spotify to iTunes?
Part 2. How to Convert Spotify Music to iTunes Supported Format
Part 3. How to Import Spotify Playlist to iTunes Library for Playing
Part 4. How to Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify for Listening

Part 1. Can You Download Music from Spotify to iTunes?

To protect the copyright of the songs, Spotify music is encrypted by the format protection. As a result, you can only import local files and playlists from iTunes, but can't export any content from the Spotify catalog or your music library in Spotify into iTunes or anything else. Therefore, in order to download music from Spotify to iTunes, the first step is to remove DRM from Spotify and convert Spotify music to iTunes supported formats once and for all.

1.1 iTunes Supported Video and Audio Formats

Before that, you need to figure out what video and audio formats are compatible with iTunes. Then you can easily import media files to your iTunes library for listening anytime.

iTunes Supported Video Formats MP4, MOV, M4V
iTunes Supported Audio Formats MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV

1.2 What You'll Need: Best Spotify to iTunes Converter

Now you meet ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, a smart Spotify music downloader and converter. With its help, you can easily download any music track, album, artist, playlist, or podcast from Spotify to iTunes compatible formats even without a Premium Spotify account. It's one of the fastest Spotify music converter that can work at 5× faster speed while preserving the lossless audio quality and ID3 tags.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify to iTunes Converter

  • Download Spotify tracks, artists, albums, and playlists for free
  • Convert Spotify contents to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV
  • Save Spotify music with the original audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Work at 5× faster speed and organize output music by artists
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Part 2. How to Convert Spotify Music to iTunes Supported Format

You can download and install the free trial version of ViWizard Spotify to iTunes Converter, then test it out to see how it works in converting Spotify music to iTunes library by following the complete guide below.

1Import Spotify Playlist to the Conversion List

Launch ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, and it will load the Spotify app automatically. Then go to the Spotify music player to find any music track or album you want to download and convert, and drag them into the conversion window of ViWizard software. Or you can simply input the links of the Spotify songs to the search box on the main screen and click + to add Spotify songs.

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2Set the Output Audio Preferences for Spotify

You can click the menu bar > Preferences > Convert to set the output preferences according to your own requirements. Here you are allowed to adjust the bit rate, channel, and sample rate. As you need to transfer Spotify songs to iTunes library, here you can choose MP3 or AAC as the output format. Then click the OK button to save the settings.

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3Start to Download Spotify Playlist to iTunes

Now click on the Convert button to start converting Spotify music to MP3 or other iTunes compatible formats. After conversion, click the Converted button to enter the downloading list and continue to click the Search icon to locate the folder where you save your converted Spotify music files. Then you can upload Spotify songs to iTunes library.

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Part 3. How to Import Spotify Playlist to iTunes Library for Playing

Now we move to the final step, which is to transfer Spotify songs and albums you've downloaded via ViWizard software into your iTunes library. You can get songs from Spotify to iTunes, and here's how to.

Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer and select the Music option.

Step 2. Click on the File button in the menu bar then select Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library.

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Step 3. Locate the converted Spotify songs or folder, and click on the Open button to add Spotify songs to iTunes.

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Step 4. Now the Spotify music files will be imported into your iTunes library in seconds.

Alternatively, you can move songs from Spotify to iTunes by drag-and-drop. Simply go to the folder where you save the converted Spotify music files. Then drag the music files from the computer to your iTunes music library to finish importing. If you add the whole folder, all the files will be added to your iTunes library.

Part 4. How to Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify for Listening

Some of you might want to transfer iTunes songs you purchased to Spotify for listening. However, some iTunes songs are also protected. And if the songs in iTunes are downloaded from Apple Music, they are protected as well. If you find you cannot transfer iTunes playlist to Spotify, you may just need to remove DRM from iTunes and convert iTunes library to MP3.

ViWizard Audio Converter is what you need which supports converting iTunes audios, Apple Music songs, Audible audiobooks, and other audios to MP3, AAC, FLAC, M4A, M4B, and WAV at a faster speed of 30× and in batches. And it will keep the ID3 tags for you. After using this tool to convert iTunes playlist to MP3, you can upload them to Spotify easily.

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Key Features of ViWizard Audio Converter

  • Losslessly convert iTunes audios, Apple Music, and Audible audiobooks
  • Convert iTunes library to MP3 at a 30× faster speed and in batches
  • Retain 100% original quality and ID3 tags after conversion
  • Support editing the track information and splitting audiobooks
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Until now, we've explained how to transfer Spotify playlist to iTunes and also show how to export iTunes playlist to Spotify. You can try using ViWizard Spotify Music Converter to convert Spotify music to iTunes library. If you meet any problem, just leave your comment here. We will try our best to help you.

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