How to Add Apple Music to iMovie

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Author avatarKassie Poon | Last edit 4/08/2020 by Kassie Poon

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How to Add Apple Music to iMovie? In this post, you will see the detailed steps on how to import Apple Music to iMovie for your video clips via the tool DRmare Audio Converter.


“Why I can’t add Apple Music to iMovie as the background sound? I had purchased it and downloaded it on my computer. But when I added them to my video clips on iMovie, I couldn’t make it. Please help.”

For this issue, it is noted that Apple Music files are with right protection. That is to say, users can’t use Apple Music on iMovie or other devices freely and directly. But if you want to add Apple Music to iMovie as background music, here you could use the DRmare Audio Converter to help you. Just check it out to see how to do that.



Step 1 - Load Apple Music files to DRmare program

Please open the DRmare Audio Converter on your computer. Then you could see the iTunes app loaded at the same time. Then click on the ‘Add Files’ button at the bottom left on DRmare program. Then you could choose and add the Apple Music files to DRmare.

Note: Please make sure that you had downloaded the Apple Music files on iTunes and the music can be played well in iTunes. After then, you can start the conversion via DRmare program.

Step 2 - Change Apple Music audio format

Here you could click on the ‘format’ icon from the bottom right corner to start the setting window. Then you can set the output audio format and other audio parameters for your Apple Music tracks. There are six audio formats for your choice as well as the bit rate, channel, sample rate, codec, etc. to enhance your audio quality.

Step 3 - Convert Apple Music for iMovie

Please touch on the ‘Convert’ button at the bottom right corner. Then the DRmare program will start to convert the Apple Music files for you. After a while, you can get the converted Apple Music tracks on your computer. You can check them from the ‘Converted’ bottom on DRmare program.

Step 4 - How to Add Apple Music Songs to iMovie through iPhone

1.      Link your iPhone to your computer via the USB cable.

2.      Choose the Apple Music files and hit the ‘Sync’ button to sync Apple Music to iPhone.

3.      Open iMovie on your iPhone to import your project.

4.      Touch on ‘Add Media’ button and then ‘Audio’ menu.

5.      Select ‘iTunes’ and locate the Apple Music tracks you want.

Preview the song and then hit the ‘Use’ button to add Apple Music to iMovie. Then you can edit your project on iMovie.