How to Add Music from Spotify to Google Slides

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug 29, 2019 3:35 PM.

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Google Slides is a presentation program included as part of a free, web-based software office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service. The service also includes Google Docs and Google Sheets, a word processor and spreadsheet respectively. Google Slides is available as web application, mobile app for Android, iOS, Windows, BlackBerry, and as a desktop application on Google's ChromeOS.

Slides would either be the best thing for making a presentation, or the most boring of the workday. One way to keep all people engaged is to play an audio or music during a Google Slides presentation, insert audio Google Slides from a streaming service like Spotify. Spotify boasts a library of 30 million songs and adds about 20,000 tracks to this library every day, so you'll hardly run out of options.

Unlike Microsoft PowerPoint, however, Google Slides doesn't support for audio files. But there are a few things you can do to work around the issue and add some music make your presentation more alive. Here we'd talk how to import music from Spotify to Google Slides as the background music step by step.

Part 1. Insert Spotify Music in Google Slides with the Song Link
Part 2. Insert Spotify Music in Google Slides with Spotify Converter

Method One Add Spotify Music to Google Slides by Pasting the Song Link

You can add audio to Google Slideshow quickly and easily by adding a link of the track you want to hear in the background. However, when playing audio from the Spotify program, you'll need to start and stop the audio during your presentation, and the computer you use must be connected to the internet.

To add a link from the Spotify program to a Google Slides presentation:

1. Launch Spotify web player in a browser windows and go the page containing the soundtrack you want to use for copying the URL of the soundtrack.

2. Open the Google Slides presentation where you want to insert the soundtrack.

3. Select the slide where the soundtrack will play and add an icon or text on the slide for the link.

4. Click on the 'Insert' button and go to the 'Link' option.

add spotify track link to google slides

5. Paste the link in the 'Link' text box and select 'Apply'.

add spotify track link to google slides

Important: After inserting Spotify music in Google Slides, you need to test the audio file and make sure it plays. Just select 'Present' to play the text or image containing the link.

Method Two Add Spotify Music to Google Slides via Spotify Music Converter

Without an internet connection, you cannot successfully stream all track inserted into your Google Slideshows. The best method is to download Spotify music to your computer and convert DRM-protected Spotify music to DRM-free audio file with TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. Then, when your Spotify music is converted to a plain audio file, it's easy to connect Spotify to Google Slide.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Convert DRM-protected Spotify music to DRM-free audio file
  • Remove the digital rights protection from Spotify music
  • Stream Spotify music at a higher bit rate and sample rate
  • Download Spotify music to Google Slides supported formats
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Part One – Download Spotify music to computer

Before you begin, you need to download a free Spotify audio file. With the help of TunesKit Spotify Music Converter, you can download Spotify music and convert them to Google Slides supported formats like MP3, WAV, FLAC and more.

Step 1Add tracks, playlists and albums from Spotify to the converter

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After launching the converter, the Spotify program will be launched automatically. Then navigate to the playlist you want to convert on Spotify and drag and drop them directly to the main interface of the converter.

Step 2Configure the audio format, bit rate, sample rate and channel

set output format

When all music tracks are imported from Spotify to the converter, you can click the menu bar and choose to configure the audio preference like audio format, bit rate, sample rate and more according to your need.

Step 3Download and convert Spotify music to DRM-free soundtrack file

downloading spotify music

After all is set, just simply click the "Convert" button to download tracks from Spotify and convert them to DRM-free formats. Wait a minute and click the "converted" button to navigate to the folder where you save your converted Spotify music.

Part Two – Set Spotify music as background music

When all Spotify track you want have been converted to Google Slides supported format, you need to upload these audio file to your Google Drive. Then it's easy to insert audio in Google Slides.

Step 1. Sign in to your Google Drive account and go to 'New > File upload'.

upload the converted spotify music to google drive

Step 2. Choose the file from the folder where you save your converted audio file and select 'Open' to upload your converted Spotify track.

Step 3. Open the presentation where you want to add the audio and select the slide where you want to stream the audio.

Step 4. Go to "Insert > Audio" and select "My Drive" to choose the converted Spotify track.

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Step 5.Click on the "Select" button and then the track will be added to the slide.

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