Transfer Spotify Playlists to Apple Music/iTunes Library

While Spotify is one of the biggest music streaming platforms in the world, a lot of its users switch to Apple Music these days. Though, when we switch to another streaming service, we often end up losing our playlists and saved tracks in the process. The good news is that there are some solutions that can transfer playlist from Spotify to Apple Music pretty easily. If you have the same thing in mind, then read on and learn how to import Spotify playlist to Apple Music.

spotify music to apple music

🌼 Tool Required: AudiCable Audio Recorder 🌼

Why do you need a tool to move Spotify playlists to Apple Music or iTunes Library? Can I move music directly between different music platforms? The answer is "No". You need to subscribe music services, then you can get access to online music. If you can move downloaded songs from one music app to another without restriction, you wound not pay for their subscriptions. If you don't take no for an answer, you should come to AudiCable Audio Recorder. This is a music recorder and converter designed by professional teams. With this program, you can:

  • ☘️ Download online music from various streaming music sources, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Line Music, Deezer, YouTube Music, Pandora, etc.
  • ☘️ Add customized music source manually.
  • ☘️ Save music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC.
  • ☘️ Retain ID3 tags after conversion.
  • ☘️ Keep Premium audio quality.
  • ☘️ No extra installations of music apps.
  • ☘️ Free updates & technical support.

🌼 Steps by Step Guide 🌼

Follow steps below to download Spotify music from playlists as MP3 or other plain formats. Then we are able to move them to any device and play with any music player easily. Two parts will be included in this article. Let's start now.

Step 1. Start AudiCable Audio Recorder.

On your computer, get an AudiCable Audio Recorder installed. Spotify is not needed to install. But you need to install an iTunes app for importing music to Apple Music or iTunes Library later. After the installations are completed, we need to move to the next step.

start AudiCable

Step 2. Set Output Parameters.

If you want to change the output saving path, you need to take an action before all steps. On the top right of AudiCable main interface, find a gear icon and tap it. On the pop-up setting window, output format, output quality and output folder are allowed to change according to your needs. Select options you want and close the window.

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
  • Output Quality: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps

output settings of music

Step 3. Log in with Spotify Account (Free or Premium)

On the start-up interface of AudiCable, all common music sources are displayed. And you can add other music sources manually. For the most popular app - Spotify, you can find it easily on the main interface. Open the built-in Spotify Web Player, then you are required to log in. All music players could not be used without an account. On Spotify, free and Premium accounts are available. But for free accounts, you need to put up with ads on Spotify from time to time.

log in apple music

Step 4. Start Downloading Spotify Playlists

On Spotify, you can get access to over 100 millions of songs. Navigate to any music playlist you need. Then play songs under this playlist orderly. At the same time, AudiCable will record all playing songs. If you need to finish other jobs, just go to the upper right on AudiCable, there is a "sound"  icon. Tap it to switch the playing song to mute . Then minimize the window and focus on your work.

Tips: If you need to put save all songs from a playlist to the same output folder, go to setting button on the top right and create a new folder named after the playlist.

playing spotify music

downloading spotify music to mp3

Step 5. Check Downloaded Spotify Playlists

When all downloads are completed, behind any downloaded song, you can see a "tag icon" . Tap it to edit tag information of that song. And also you can find a "file icon"  to open the output folder quickly.

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Step 5. Move Downloaded Spotify Playlists to Apple Music or iTunes Library

We can add local files to iTunes Library easily via iTunes. But to import music playlists to Apple Music and listen to songs on an iOS device, you need to sync your iOS device with iTunes Library.

  • Import Downloaded Spotify Playlists to iTunes Library:
    ❶ On your computer, make sure you've installed iTunes, if not, get the latest iTunes from here.
    ❷ Then start iTunes and go to the top left corner, tap File > Add File to Library/Add Folder to Library. You are allowed to select songs from the computer and import to iTunes Library. Import music to iTunes Library.
  • import downloaded spotify music to itunes library

  • Import Downloaded Spotify Playlists to Apple Music:
    ❶ If you want to play songs on your iPhone or iPad with Apple Music, you can sync music with iTunes Library. Connect your iOS device to computer via USB connection, then click Account on the top menu to log in with your Apple ID.
    ❷ Then click the "device icon"  on the left side. Choose Music on the left side bar and tick off Sync Music then on the lower right, click Sync.
    ❸ After a while, all songs and playlists are synchronized to the connected iOS device. Open Apple Music on your iOS device then you will find the playlists you've just imported. But note that all songs on your iOS device will be overwriting after that.
  • sync itunes library with iphone

Extra tips - How to Import Music Playlists to iOS device without data overwriting:

You need a mobile tool called Syncios Mobile Manager. It provides a free version which can be useful when you want to manage music, videos, photos, contacts, messages, and other files on Android and iOS devices.

🌈 Install this app and open it. Then choose Mobile Manager to start on the main interface. Connect your iOS device to computer and choose Trust on the phone screen to establish a successful connection.

🌈 Go to Music tab on the top menu bar and Syncios will load all songs and playlists from the connected iOS device. Create a new playlist and rename it. Then open this playlist, click Add to import songs from the computer. You can locate the downloaded Spotify music folder on the computer and import songs to the new created playlist of iPhone. It will never overwrite any existing data on the target device. You can keep both old playlists and new playlists. Open Apple Music on the iOS device, all playlists are available.

transfer downloaded spotify music to apple music


Actually, only three steps to go: open AudiCable, download Spotify music, import music to Apple Music or iTunes Library. Go through this guide and you can download songs you need later with this all-in-one music recorder. Have a free try right now to enjoy truly offline music. And if you find this guide useful, please share it with people around you.

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