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How to Add Apple Music to CapCut

Posted by Adam Gorden on Dec 7, 2023 11:00 AM • Category: Record Audio
9 mins read

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Have you ever used CapCut to edit your videos? As we know, CapCut is a popular video editor with easy-to-use video editing features and an intuitive interface. It is very easy to add video elements such as audio and pictures to CapCut. Usually, we just think of uploading local music to it and don’t know that it is also possible to add songs from music services. Apple Music has a lot of beautiful music suitable for all kinds of videos. To take advantage of those songs, we bring detailed tutorials to tell you how to add Apple Music to CapCut and let you make a video with your favorite music.

Necessary Information: Formats - CapCut Supports

Not all video and audio formats are compatible with CapCut. It is necessary to learn what formats are supported by CapCut so that you can use CapCut to edit your videos and audio.

Video formats: MP4, MOV, MPV, MPG, AVI, RM, RMVB, ASF, FLV, TS, TP, F4V

Audio formats: MP3, WMA, OGG, AAC, APE, FLAC

Phase 1: Get Music from Apple Music

You cannot add Apple Music to CapCut directly, but you can resort to other tools to turn music on Apple Music to your local music. After that, you can upload music to CapCut.

TunesKit Audio Capture can help you download music from Apple Music and get your desired audio format easily. Audio Capture is an audio recorder and converter, which can download and convert all of the sounds playing on your computer. MP3, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV, and AAC are the six output audio formats that you can choose. Furthermore, the audio quality is pretty good even though it is converted to other formats. A simple audio editor is also provided for users.

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Key Features of TunesKit Audio Capture

  • Download YouTube video to audio with the original audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Convert YouTube to MP3, AAC, MAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B
  • Record and download music from online streaming services, such as Deezer, YouTube, Pandora, etc.
  • Support merging, cutting and editing YouTube downloads
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How to download music from Apple Music via TunesKit Audio Capture

Step 1Download and launch

Audio Capture is a computer software suitable for Mac and Windows PC, so you need to download it from its official website; and then you need to launch it so that you can experience complete services;

Step 2Customize music output format

The default format for audio is MP3; if you want other formats, you can click the Format icon to select your output format; here you should choose WAV, FLAC, AAC, or MP3 which are compatible with CapCut;

set output

Step 3Play and download music from Apple Music

Log in to iTunes with your apple id; you can find all of your music on Apple Music on iTunes; click the icon to add iTunes to Audio Capture; click the iTunes icon on Audio Capture to find the music you want to download and then play it; Audio Capture will download the music automatically when you start playing the music on your computer; you don’t have to turn on the speaker of your computer;

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Step 4Stop and edit music

You can end the downloading process whenever you want by clicking the Stop button; there is an Edit icon on the downloaded music; click the icon, you can trim it as you want;

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Step 5Save and navigate downloaded music

Click the Save button to save the downloaded music to your computer; when you want to find it, you can click the Converted icon to enter the History list; click the Search icon to locate it in your computer’s folder.


Phase 2: Add Apple Music to CapCut on Desktop/Online/Phone App

The second part is to upload the downloaded music to CapCut. CapCut has three versions for desktop, online, and app users respectively. The steps to upload music are different from each other.

1. Import Apple Music to Desktop CapCut

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Step 1: Open the CapCut on your desktop;

Step 2: Click the Import button on the media panel;

Step 3: Find the downloaded music to upload it to the CapCut;

Step 4: Add the music to the timeline; edit it using the audio editing features if you need.

2. Put Apple Music to Online CapCut

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Step 1: Visit online CapCut website on your browser and then enter the video editor;

Step 2: Click the Upload button on the Project panel at the top of the page;

Step 3: Find your music and video and then upload to it;

Step 4: Drag and drop them to the timeline; you can edit them as you want.

3. Add Apple Music to CapCut on Phone App

CapCut app on mobile phone has big differences from PC. Besides, before you upload the music to the CapCut on your phone, you need to put it to your phone first.

Step 1: Use a USB cable and iTunes app on your computer to transfer the downloaded music to your phone;

Step 2: Open the CapCut app on your phone;

Step 3: Find the downloaded music on your phone Files app;

Step 4: Hold on the audio file until a pop-up appears; choose the CapCut icon on the pop-up and tap on the import audio to CapCut button; the audio will be put on the timeline in CapCut.

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The Bottom Line

The most detailed tutorial about how to add Apple Music to CapCut is shown above. I believe you have learned how to make a beautiful video with a song from Apple Music. By the way, TunesKit Audio Capture does not only work for Apple Music but also other music services. If you have any music to download, it will be your best helper.

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