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How to add Apple Music songs to iMovie


iMovie allows you to add music, sound effects, and voiceover narration to your video project on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac. On iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch you can add songs you've downloaded to your device in the Music app, your own custom songs created in an app like GarageBand or custom sound effects stored in iCloud Drive, on your device, or in another location.

In iMovie for Mac, you can drag audio files right into your timeline from the Finder. You can also use songs or other audio files from your music library and other locations using the media browser within iMovie.

However, you may find that songs downloaded from Apple Music can't be added to iMovie. This is because Apple Music songs are in DRM protected M4P format. However if you can remove Apple Music DRM and rip Apple Music to MP3 to mp3, you can then add them to iMovie freely on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.

Here we will show you an easy tool for you to remove Apple Music DRM and convert Apple Music M4P songs to mp3 - Ondesoft iTunes Converter , which is a professional DRM M4P to MP3 converter. Our helpful guide will walk you through the steps needed to download Apple Music songs to mp3 so you can add them to iMovie on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and your Mac.

Steps to download Apple Music to MP3



1. Launch Apple Music Converter

Download, install and run Apple Music Converter on your Mac/Windows. It will load the whole iTunes library automatically. How to add songs, albums or playlists to your Library from the Apple Music catalog?

Apple Music converter

2. Check Apple Music songs

Find the playlist from left part of the interface and then check the songs you want to download. Click the top checkbox if you want to download all songs.

Apple Music to mp3

3. Configure output settings

Select MP3 as output format. This Apple Music to MP3 converter also supports converting Apple Music M4P tracks to M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA.

output format

For each output format, Apple Music to MP3 converter provides different profile settings: High, Normal and Low with different Bitrate, SampleRate and channels. You can also customize the value as you like.

Output filename can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID, such as Artist - Album - Track - Title.mp3. Click Options on the menu bar to open Preferences and customize output filename format if you like.

Output mp3 filename can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID, such as Artist - Album - Track - Title.mp3. Click Options on the menu bar to open Preferences and customize output mp3 filename format if you like. Then all output MP3 songs will be in this filename format.

filename format

4. Start to Convert

Click Convert button to start converting selected Apple Music M4P songs to MP3.

convert Apple Music to MP3

After conversion, locate the DRM-free Apple Music songs and then you can add them to iMovie.

On your Mac

You can drag DRM-free Apple Music songs from the Finder and the Desktop right into the timeline of your iMovie project.

Or use the media browser within iMovie to locate the Apple Music songs.

On your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Sync the songs to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch from Mac or Windows. With your project open in the timeline, tap the Add Media button . Tap Audio - My Music, then tap Files. Tap a song to preview it. To add the song to your project, tap the plus button next to a song. The song is added at the bottom of the project timeline, starting at the beginning of your project.

Free trial version allows you to convert 3 minutes of each song, to get the full version, please purchase a license.

If you want to convert Spotify to MP3 , try Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter .


Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:


Automatically synchronize with iTunes Library
Just add Apple Music tracks, playlists or albums to iTunes Library. Apple Music to MP3 converter will automatically load and show them on the interface. There is no need to download the tracks, playlists or albums if your internet connection is fast enough .

Customize profile settings
Apple Music to MP3 converter allows you to customize Codec, Bitrate, Sample rate and Channels of the output file. Also you may save them as custom profile for future use.

Fast Conversion Speed
The conversion speed can be as fast as 16X and you are free to set it as you desired.

Search Function
The powerful search function enables you to quickly find Apple Music tracks you need according to name, artist and album.

Customize file name format
Output file name can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID and you are free to customize it as you like.

Save ID tags
ID tags such as song name, Artist name, Album, Album artist, Genre and Artwork will be saved to the output MP3 and M4A files.

Batch conversion
Batch conversion allows you to convert as many Apple Music tracks as you want at a time.

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