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How To Convert a Spotify Playlist to An Apple Music Playlist

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By Justin SabrinaUpdated on September 01, 2021

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Do you want to transfer your favorite Spotify playlist to Apple Music? Want to play Spotify songs, playlist, podcast, and radio with Apple Music app? This article will introduce a great way to help you convert Spotify playlists to MP3 or M4A and transfer them to Apple Music app for enjoying.

I have switched from Spotify to Apple Music, but I don’t want to lose my carefully crafted playlists in Spotify, is it possible to move Spotify playlist to Apple Music?

Spotify and Apple Music are the most popular music streaming services, if you’re a Spotify subscriber and planing to switch to Apple Music, you may want to transfer your favorite songs, playlist, podcast, and radio from Spotify to Apple Music, so you can use Apple Music app to play the Spotify contents. It’s easy to change the music streaming service from Spotify to another, but how do you convert Spotify playlist to Apple Music? The best way to transfer Spotify playlist to Apple Music is to convert Spotify playlist to MP3 format, then you can freely move the converted Spotify music to Apple Music. It is possible to convert a Spotify playlist to Apple Music? Here’s how to do it on Windows PC and Mac computer.

Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music

After switching Spotify Music to Apple Music, a lot of people are bothered about the playlist transferring, regardless of the Spotify Free users, or Premium or Family users. To convert Spotify playlist to Apple Music, you need to find a Spotify Music Converter to help you download and convert Spotify music and save Spotify music to local computer.

Require Tool

  • A Windows or Mac computer
  • Spotify Music Download & Converter
  • iTunes
  • Spotify app

Part 1: How to Convert Spotify Playlist to MP3 for Offline Use

UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter, a powerful Spotify Playlist downloader and Spotify Music converter, it not only can help you download musicc, playlist, podcast, and radio from Spotify for free, but also allows you convert Spotify music and playlists to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, OGG or AIFF format, it can also keeps 100% original quality and ID3 tags after conversion. As we know that the Apple Music compatible with MP3 and M4A audio format. If you want to transfer your favorite playlist from Spotify to Apple Music, you need to convert Spotify playlist to MP3/M4A with this converter. The following is a detailed tutorial about how to convert Spotify music and transfer your Spotify playlist to Apple Music.

Features of UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter:

  • Convert Spotify music to plain MP3, M4A, WAV, OGG, FLAC, AIFF;
  • Supports download Spotify Song/Playlist/Podcast/Radio;
  • 5X faster speed to convert Spotify playlist;
  • Save 100% lossless quality after conversion;
  • Keep ID3 tags and Metadata after conversion;
  • Import Spotify music to other media player for playback;
  • Burn Spotify music to CD, copy them to USB flash drive.

Guide: How to Convert and Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music

Warming up:

Because the Spotify Music Converter needs to operate with the Spotify app, please download the Spotify app from Spotify official website and install the Spotify app on your computer. After installing and running Spotify app, then please log into Spotify with your account, whether free or premium. The UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter can helps free or premium users to download Spotify music to MP3 and other format for free.

Step 1. Launch UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter
launch UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter. You can see that Spotify app will be launched automatically along with the converter. Please don't shut the Spotify app down or play other music for the whole conversion.

Launch Spotify Music Converter

Step 2. Import Playlists from Spotify to UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter
There are two ways to add Spotify songs/playlist to the converter, here we introduce the most simple way to add Spotify playlists to the converter.

Just drag and drop the song/playlists/albums from Spotify app to UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter.

drag and drop Spotify playlist

Step 3. Confirm Spotify Songs That You Want to Convert
After adding the Spotify playlist/songs into UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter successfully, as the below screenshot, you can see all songs added will be listed one by one with the basic information, like Name, Time and Artist. Please select the songs that you want to convert and click on the "Add" button to confirm.

Confirm Spotify Songs to convert

All songs added will be listed with all ID3 tags including Cover Pictures, Title, Artist, and Time.

Spotify playlist converter

Step 4. Set MP3 As Output Format
The default output format is MP3. If you want to set other output format. Go to "Options" > "Advanced", you can see the converter also supports convert Spotify music to M4A, AIFF, OGG, WAV and FLAC. In this case, in order to converting and transferring Spotify music to Apple Music, we recommend choosing MP3 as the output format. In addition, you can customize the file format, bitrate, sample rate and other output settings.

Output Settings

Step 5. Convert Spotify Playlist to MP3 for Offline Use
After the above setting, click the "Convert" button to start converting Spotify music, the program will start converting Spotify playlist to MP3. During the conversion, please do not play songs in Spotify otherwise the conversion will be disrupted.

Convert Spotify Playlist to MP3

Step 6. Find the Converted Spotify Music for Streaming
When the whole conversion is finished, click “History” menu to view the conversion history.

Then, click the blue folder icon to open the output folder, you will see the DRM restriction is removed from Spotify tracks, the converted music are DRM free MP3 format, you can enjoy Spotify Music without using the Spotify app. Now, you can move them to Apple Music for streaming.

Open the Converted Spotify Music

Part 2: How to Transfer the Converted Spotify Playlist to Apple Music

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer, in the left column of the iTunes music library, right click the “All Playlist” and create a new playlist.

open iTunes and create new playlist

Then, create a new playlist in the iTunes library and rename it.

create new playlist in iTunes

Step 2. Drag and drop the converted Spotify music(.mp3) from local computer to this new created playlist.

Drag and drop Spotify music to iTunes

You can see all the converted Spotify songs be moved to the iTunes library, now you can enjoy Spotify playlist with iTunes.

Play Spotify music on iTunes

Part 3: Use iTunes to Sync Spotify Playlist to iPhone, iPad, or iPod for Playing with Apple Music

In the part 1 and part 2, you have converted and added the converted Spotify music into the iTunes library, if you want to play Spotify music on iPod nano/classic/shuffle, you can use iTunes to sync them to your iPod device. If you want to use the Apple Music app to play Spotify playlist on iPhone or iPad, you can also sync them to the iOS devices with iTunes or Finder. Let’s learn how to sync the converted Spotify music using iTunes on your Mac or PC.

Step 1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod your computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Click the device icon in the upper-left corner of the iTunes window.

The iPhone icon in the upper left corner of the iTunes window

Step 3. From the list under “Settings” on the left side of the iTunes window, click the “Music” and click “Sync Music”. If you just want to transfer the Spotify playlist to your iPhone, please select the checkbox next to “Select playlist, artists, albums, and genres” optional, then select the new created Spotify Playlist.

Sync Spotify Playlist to iPhone

Step 4. Click the Apply button in the lower-right corner of the window. If syncing doesn't start automatically, click the Sync button.

Step 5. When the whole synchronize is finished, disconnect your iPhone with the computer and open Apple Music app on your iPhone, you can see the whole Spotify playlist appear on the Apple Music app, now you can play your favorite Spotify music with Apple Music on iPhone.

Note: The free trial version of UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter allows you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. If you want to convert songs more that 3 minutes, you can buy the full version to unlock this limitation.

Convert Spotify Playlist to Apple Music
Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina has over 10 years of content writing experience. She specializes in product reviews, how-to guides, tips and tricks, top lists, etc. on data encryption, multi-media conversion, screen recording and iOS unlocking. At UkeySoft, she performs in-depth research SEO copywriting and collaborates with our R & D team to offer effective software solution, most of her articles on software are helpful and easy to read, helping our reader easily solve problems through using software or apps.


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