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How to play Spotify on djay?

Since July 1, 2020 Spotify was no longer be playable through 3rd party DJ apps, such as djay. As an alternative, djay has introduced new streaming services that will enable you to continue mixing all of the great music you love, plus give you extended access to new content and features. Djay partners with TIDAL, SoundCloud, Beatport and Beatsource to provide djay users enhanced music service options and to take streaming in djay to a new level.

Well, djay allows you to play songs from CDs, USB sticks and external hard drives. To play a song that is not in your iTunes/Music app library, simply drag & drop the file from the Finder onto one of the turntables in djay. Or you can search your entire hard drive with the "Finder Library". You can also drag one or more songs from the Finder into the Automix Queue in djay.

So it means if you can download Spotify music to make local copies , you can still play Spotify music on djay. The key is how to make local copies of Spotify music. It's super easy. Follow below steps.

Download Spotify music to MP3

Spotify music downloaded with premium account can't be played with other music players as local songs since they are DRM protected. To play Spotify music with other music player, you need to download Spotify music to mp3, m4a, etc. Here we recommend Ondesoft Spotify Converter .

Ondesoft Spotify Converter is a professional Spotify music downloader that allows you to download Spotify songs and albums to mp3, m4a, wav and flac. It converts Spotify songs to MP3 with 100% original quality, up to 320 kbps. It will preserve all metadata. Ondesoft Spotify Converter is available on both Mac and Windows. You don't need to download Spotify music, just drag&drop the songs/albums/playlists you want to convert. So you can use it to convert Spotify to mp3 with even Spotify free account .

Follow below steps and learn how to download Spotify music to mp3 with Ondesoft Spotify Converter.

1. Run Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Spotify will be launched automatically.

spotify to mp3 converter

2. Drag&drop Spotify songs, albums or playlists

Drag&drop tracks, playlists or albums from Spotify app to the interface directly. Or click "Add Files", copy&paste the link of the song, album or playlist to the bottom area and then click + icon. To copy the link, right click the playlist, album or song and choose "Share" - Copy Playlist(or Album/Song) Link.

drag&drop spotify songs

All songs in the playlist or albums will be checked by default. You are free to uncheck the tracks you don't want to convert. Then click Add to import all checked songs.

drag&drop spotify songs

3. Choose output format (optional)

The default output format is MP3. Besides converting Spotify to MP3, it also supports converting Spotify Music to M4A, WAV, FLAC, OGG, AIFF. Click Option - Advanced to change output format, SampleRate or BitRate according to your needs. Click Option - General to change output folder if you like.

Spotify to mp3, m4a, wav, flac

4. Click Convert button

If you don't need to change output settings, just skip to this step. Click Convert button to start converting Spotify to MP3.

Spotify to mp3

After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the DRM-free Spotify songs, albums or playlists in MP3 format. You can then play them with djay as local music files.

Spotify to mp3 converter

Video Tutorial: Convert Spotify to MP3 with Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter

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