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How to Add Spotify Music to GarageBand for Creating Project

author By Harper North
Updated on: April 23, 2024
Category: Spotify Music Tips

GarageBand is a fully equipped music creation studio on Mac and iOS devices. If you are beginners, it’s easy to learn, play, record, create, and share your hits with a fully complete sound library. And if you are experts, you can make professional sounding music right away, or create astonishingly human-sounding drum tracks and become inspired by thousands of loops from popular genres like EDM, Hip Hop, Indie, and more. What’s more, GarageBand is a very useful ringtone maker which helps you quickly create iPhone ringtone without needing iTunes.

Add Spotify music to GarageBand

Can You Add Spotify Music to GarageBand?

GarageBand Input Audio Format: MP3, AAC (except protected AAC files), Apple Lossless, M4R, WAV, CAF, AIFF.

GarageBand accepts various unprotected audio files input including iTunes music. So "if I am a Spotify music lover who has large library of Spotify tracks and playlists, is there a way to use these Spotify playlists on GarageBand?"

GarageBand does not work for the streaming music from Spotify, so before start, you need to download your Spotify music as unprotected audio files with the help of a professional third party program. Fortunately, Sidify Music Converter is that one worth trying, with which you can download Spotify tracks or playlists to plain audio file formats including MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, ALAC or AIFF with simple clicks. After conversion, you will get almost all metadata and ID3 tags including title, artwork, artist, album, genre for organizing your music library.

Key Features of Sidify Music Converter

Sidify Music Converter

Sidify Music Converter


If you are looking for a tool to convert any streaming music (including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, YouTube, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, DailyMotion …) to MP3, Sidify All-In-One is the go-to choice.

Part 1: Download Spotify Music as MP3 to Computer

In the following part, we will show you the detailed steps on how to add Spotify music to GarageBand on Mac for creating music or video project, or on your iPhone for creating your favorite ringtone without needing iTunes.

Step 1Choose Conversion Mode

As soon as you launch Sidify Music Converter, you'll be given the option to choose between two conversion modes: Spotify App and Spotify Webplayer. (>> App Mode vs Webplayer Mode)

choose conversion mode

Select the Spotify App mode to access the modern interface of Sidify as below. Spotify music app will be launched automatically.

Main interface of Sidify Music Converter

Step 2Add Spotify Tracks/Playlists

Drag and drop a song or a playlist from Spotify to Sidify. Sidify would recognize the Spotify music automatically.

Add Spotify music

Step 3Customize the Output Parameters

Click on Setting button button on the left panel of interface, then a dialogue will be shown to indicate you choosing the output format (here you can choose MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF as the output format), conversion mode, output quality (128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps), and output folder.

Tips: Sidify Music Converter supports saving the output audio into Artist, Album, Artist/Album or Album/Artist folder. Otherwise, the converted audios will be saved into one folder automatically.
Set MP3 as output format

Step 4Start Converting Spotify Music

After finishing setting the output parameters, you can click "Convert" button to start converting Spotify music. After the conversion is completed, you can click the "Converted" tab to check the converted Spotify music files.

Start converting

Part 2: Add the Converted Spotify Music to GarageBand on Mac

Launch GarageBand on Mac, then click Add media icon icon at the top-right corner and all audio files on your Mac will be shown on the right panel, you can choose the converted Spotify music from this section and start your project.

Add music to GarageBand on Mac

GarageBand is a powerful digital audio workstation with many surprising features, and now with Sidify Music Converter Spotify, you will unlock more limitations to edit Spotify music as you wish.

Note: The trial version of Sidify Music Converter enables us to convert the first minute from Spotify for sample testing, you can purchase the full version to unlock the time limitation.

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Harper North | Staff Writer

Harper is a content writer with a profound understanding of the streaming music landscape and a specialization in music converters. She creates informative content on tools, techniques, and trends in music conversion, providing expert advice, detailed reviews, and guides.