Can’t use Spotify on Rekordbox? Don’t worry. In this article, I would like to share with you a simple trick to use Spotify music with Rekordbox in only 4 steps.
Part 1: Import Spotify Music to Rekordbox: What You Need
Spotify and Rekordbox don't have integration due to several reasons. Spotify songs are not playable on any DJ app, even if you have saved them offline.
But with the help of AudKit Spotify Playlist Converter, you can download all favorite Spotify songs as local files for use in Rekordbox. This smart tool adapts the latest converting skills to convert Spotify to MP3, M4A, AAC, M4B, FLAC, WAV, and so forth. The output Spotify tracks keep the original sound quality and ID3 tags, such as the artist, title, album, year, and so on.
Part 2: Download Spotify Music to Rekordbox: Steps to Follow
Here are the detailed steps to download and add music from Spotify to Rekordbox.
Step 1. Drag songs from Spotify
Open the converter on your computer. Browse Spotify songs from the auto-opened Spotify app. Select the song or playlist you want then drag and drop it from the Spotify app to the AudKit converter.
Step 2. Change the output properties for Rekordbox
Click 'Menu' > 'Preferences' tab. Reset the output format and other parameters like sample rate, bit rate, channel, or codec as required.
Step 3. Convert and download the Spotify for Rekordbox
Hit the 'Convert' bar to start the conversion. When the process is finished, the downloaded files will be saved in the "Converted" folder. You can follow the on-screen tips to locate the folder.
Step 4. Load Spotify tracks to Rekordbox
• Launch Rekordbox on the comuter. Make sure the 'Collection' is highlighted on the left side.
• Open the "Converted" folder that contains Spotify songs.
• Drag the converted Spotify files into the track window of Rekordbox.
• After analysis of track data, you are all set to use Spotify songs in Rekordbox to DJ them.
Tip: The free trial of AudKit Spotify Music Converter only offers a 1-min conversion of each song. To convert a whole Spotify song or playlist, you need to become a registered member.