How to Add Spotify Music on Windows Movie Maker
Windows Movie Maker is a free, user-friendly and powerful video editing program developed by Microsoft Inc. It provides many capabilities to trim and merge video clips, and add titles, transitions, background music, and effects.
Windows Movie Maker lets you import tracks from your local music folder as background for your videos and photo slideshows. So many users would like to put Spotify tracks as background music on Windows Movie Maker. However, it is unable to get your music from Spotify on Windows Movie Maker. Even you are premium members, you might not be able to move Spotify content outside of the Spotify application.
As we all know, Spotify's premium subscribers can only stream music for offline listening within Spotify client. And all the streaming music files are in Ogg Vorbis format with DRM protection. Owing to DRM, you are limited to move the Spotify tracks from one device to another. On the other hand, since Windows Movie Maker doesn't support Ogg Vorbis format but only .WMA,.MP3,.WAV,.M4A,.AIFF and.AIF.
In order to add music from Spotify to Windows Movie Maker, what we need to do is remove DRM from Spotify tracks and then convert them to the audio formats Windows Movie Maker supported. Tune4Mac Spotify Audio Converter is highly recommended.
Part 1. Convert Spotify Music to Movie Maker Supported Audio format
This Spotify Audio Converter can help you to remove DRM completely from Spotify songs and playlists by converting them to MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, ALAC and AIFF with high output quality. Therefore, you can add the converted Spotify music to your Windows Movie Maker project.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to convert Spotify music to the audio formats and import them to Windows Movie Maker.
Step 1. Download and install the Spotify Audio Converter on your computer.
Step 2. Add Spotify music to the program.
Launch the program, copy the URL of the songs/playlists you want to convert to the program, then a window will pop up and prompt you to copy and paste the playlist link from Spotify. You can also simply drag and drop the song or playlist to the pop-up window.
Step 3. Choose Output Format.
click the settings icon on the upper right corner of the screen, then you can choose MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, ALAC and AIFF as output formats.
Step 4. Start Spotify Music conversion.
Click Convert button to start removing DRM from Spotify and converting them to audio format supported by Windows Movie Maker.
Once the conversion is done, you can easily find the converted Spotify songs and playlists in the History option.
Part 2. Add Converted Spotify Music in Windows Movie Maker
1. Open Movie Maker on your PC, and click on Add Music drop-down list under the home tab. To import the converted Spotify Music to Windows Movies maker, you can hit Add Music option. Navigate to the converted Spotify tracks and playlists you want to add in file explorer, and click Open.
2. After you added the songs to the movie maker, the songs will be placed as a green bar under your video clips in the timeline.
3. Click Music Tools Options, you can set the music volume and the speed for an optional fade in/out at the beginning/end.
After added the music to Movie Maker, you can edit the Spotify songs as you like.
Note: The trial version of NoteCable Spotify Converter has 3-minute conversion limit, and users can convert 3 songs at a time. You can unlock the time limitation by purchasing the full version at $14.95.