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How to Play Spotify on Twitch without Getting Copyrighted

Posted by Adam Gorden on Apr 19, 2024 11:00 AM • Category: Record Audio
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Twitch is a popular live streaming platform where viewers can enjoy various entertainment from music tracks to game videos and streamers can share interesting things or just chat with others. But in terms of playing music on Twitch, it is not easy to play music from music services due to the restriction of copyright. Twitch just allows users to play copyrighted music on it. Even so, if you ask if you play Spotify on Twitch, the answer is yes. In this guide, we bring 3 plans that make it possible to play Spotify on Twitch with copyright or without copyright.

Part 1. Get Music from Spotify without Getting Copyright

The first step to play Spotify on Twitch without getting copyrighted is getting Spotify downloads from Spotify. This is to make Spotify music you need out of Spotify so that it can be listened to on Twitch. But how to get music from Spotify? Here we offer a way to solve this problem.

TunesKit Audio Capture is a useful third-party tool that can help users get Spotify downloads easily. With this software, you don’t have to get a subscription to Spotify to download music from it. Except for Spotify, TunesKit Audio Capture is able to get music from websites and other music services on your computer. You just need to make the sound that you desire to collect played on your computer. There are also several popular audio output formats for users to choose from. In a word, it is a comprehensive tool.

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Main Features of TunesKit Spotify Downloader

  • Download unlimited number of audios from Spotify
  • Supports 6 export formats like MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B
  • Save streaming music with high audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Support the trimming, cutting and editing of the recorded songs
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How to get Spotify downloads via TunesKit Audio Capture

Step 1Prepare to get downloads

TunesKit Audio Capture is compatible with Mac and Windows PC so you should first download it to your computer; the above Try It Free button will help you download it quickly;

You can decide the output format for your downloads by clicking the Format drop-down arrow; in this pop-up, you can also adjust audio quality, sample rate, and bit rate;

set output format

Set Spotify as the music source in TunesKit Audio Capture; if there is no Spotify icon, you can click the + icon to add Spotify to Audio Capture;

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Step 2Find, play, and download music from Spotify

Click the Spotify icon you just added to enter Spotify; find the music you want to download and start playing it; when the music is played, Audio Capture will download it automatically;

Step 3Stop and get downloads to PC

Click the Stop and Save button to save your downloads to your computer; those downloads can be checked in the History list by clicking the History button; the Open icon will guide you to the specific location of your downloads.

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Part 2. Stream Spotify Downloads on Twitch without Getting Copyright

After getting music downloads from Spotify, you can stream them when you have a live stream on Twitch. To do it successfully, you need another helper, OBS. Here are two ways to play Spotify downloads on Twitch via OBS.

2.1 play Spotify on Twitch by uploading playlists to OBS

Step 1: Download OBS software on your computer;

Step 2: Enter OBS and then click the + icon under Sources;

Step 3: Click the Media Source option to find the folder that saves the Spotify downloads and then click the OK icon to add those downloads to OBS;

obs media source

Step 4: One-click the name of a song and it will be played.

2.2 Play Spotify on Twitch via OBS and VLC Media Player

Step 1: Enter the OBS software on your computer;

Step 2: Create a playlist for Spotify downloads in VLC - Run VLC and then click View to open the playlist window; right-click to choose Add File or Folder in the blank to import your music playlist and then click the Media > Save Playlist to File on the menu bar;

Step 3: Open OBS and then click the + button under Source panel to select VLC Video Source to make Twitch play the playlist from VLC.

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Part 3. More Plans to Play Spotify on Twitch [Risky]

3.1 Play copyright-free Spotify music on Twitch

If the music you want to play on Twitch is copyright-free, you can play it on Twitch directly via OBS. If you use this way to play copyrighted music on Twitch, your channel may be blocked.

Step 1: Run OBS and then click the + icon under the Source section to choose the Window Capture option;

Step 2: Give a name for this window and then click OK;

Step 3: Click the Window drop-down menu and then select Spotify.exe.

Step 4: Turn to your Spotify software and then start playing music.

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3.2 Play Spotify music on Twitch on Xbox

The above ways are completed on a PC. Xbox is another device to have a live streaming on Twitch. You can get Spotify and Twitch programs on Xbox.

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Step 1: Power on your Xbox and then select Browse to find and download the Spotify app and Twitch app;

Step 2: Open the Spotify app and log in with your account;

Step 3: Open the Twitch app and sign in to your Twitch account;

Step 4: Press the Xbox button on your controller and navigate to the Capture and Share tab; follow the prompts on the screen to set parameters;

Step 5: Play a song from Spotify and then you can launch your game to play;

Step 6: Go to Twitch app and choose Start Streaming to begin your game live streaming.


Following the above tutorials, you can play Spotify on Twitch. TunesKit Audio Capture makes it possible to play Spotify music on Twitch without getting copyrighted. Even so, if you can get permission for the music that you want to play on your live streaming on Twitch, it would be a better plan. Hope you can have a satisfactory live streaming.

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