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How to use Apple Music in Camtasia?


I use Camtasia to create and edit videos, but when I tried to import Apple Music songs as background music, i got below error. I have download the Apple Music songs to my computer, so what's the problem?

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As you can see from above screenshot, the Apple Music songs are not supported due to the DRM-protected M4P format. To add Apple Music songs to Camtasia video, you need to download Apple Music songs to DRM-free MP3 format. Ondesoft iTunes Converter, available on Windows and Mac, is the right tool to download mp3 songs from Apple Music. Features the similar interface with iTunes, Ondesoft iTunes Converter loads all your iTunes library automatically upon launch , all you need to do is check the songs or playlists you want to download to mp3 and then click Convert.

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Part 1 Download Apple Music M4P songs to MP3

Follow below steps to download Apple Music songs/albums/playlists to mp3 format first.

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

Download, install and launch Ondesoft iTunes Converter on your Mac or Windows. It will load the whole iTunes library automatically. Make sure you have added the Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to Library. How to add songs, albums or playlists to your Library from the Apple Music catalog?

Apple Music converter

2. Check Apple Music songs

Click Music or playlist name from the left side, then choose the Apple Music songs you want to download to mp3. Click the top checkbox to select all songs in Music or playlist.

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Choose a playlist.

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3. Configure output settings

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

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For each output format, Apple Music 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.

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4. Start to Convert

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

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Part 2 Add DRM-free Apple Music to Camtasia video

Step 1: Open your video

Step 2: Import DRM-free Apple Music songs

In Camtasia, there are several ways to import video and audio files into your Media Bin. You can select Media from the menu, right-click in the bin, and select Import Media from the menu.

Or, you can choose File > Import > Media from the menu.

If you’re into shortcuts and hotkeys, you can choose CMD+I .

No matter which method you choose, navigate to the file you want to import, select it, and choose Import .

Step 3: Add DRM-free Apple Music songs to the timeline

After importing the DRM-free Apple Music songs, find it in the media bin, click on it, then drag and drop it to the timeline. You can add it to a new track or add it to an existing track depending on your needs.

If no empty track is available, Camtasia automatically creates a new track if you drag your file to the open area above the timeline.


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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