“How do I play Spotify on Magic Mirror?” Magic Mirror is software on GitHub that can be used on smart mirrors. It is free and open source so many people use it. A Raspberry Pi or Windows PC drives it. With Magic Mirror, you can see your shopping list, view your calendar, see a news report, and even integrate Alexa into your smart mirror.
But when it comes to Magic Mirror Spotify, it may be a little bit hard to integrate them because of Spotify’s copyright protection. But don’t bother, here we will give you a solution to play Spotify on Magic Mirror.
Part 1. How to Play Spotify on Magic Mirror – Tool You Need
Can you connect Spotify to the mirror? Since there is no integration between Spotify and Magic Mirror, you cannot directly download the Spotify app and play Spotify on Magic Mirror. Plus, Spotify has strict copyright rules that you cannot use Spotify music on an unauthorized device.
Hence, to make Magic Mirror Spotify integrated, you need to resort to a third-party tool named AudKit SpotiLab Music Converter. It enables you to download Spotify music to your computer as your own files. You can then use your downloaded Spotify music on Magic Mirror. When you use Spotify music for personal use only, it’s legal. So, don’t worry about any illegal activity.
Not only this, but AudKit Spotify Converter also allows you to convert Spotify music to multiple common-used audio formats including MP3, FLAC, AAC, M4A, M4B, etc. With this feature, you can easily play Spotify on Magic Mirror or other unauthorized devices.
Part 2. How to Download Spotify Music for Playing on Magic Mirror
To play Spotify on Magic Mirror, you need the AudKit Spotify Converter and a USB drive. AudKit Spotify Converter can help you download Spotify songs as your own local files. A USB drive can help you transfer the downloaded Spotify songs to your mirror.
After downloading AudKit Spotify Converter by the Download button in Part 1, now let’s see how to download Spotify songs for playing on Magic Mirror.
Step 1 Add Spotify music to AudKit for Magic Mirror
Open the AudKit Spotify Converter and your Spotify app will be launched automatically. Now find the songs you want to play on Magic Mirror, and drag and drop the songs from Spotify to AudKit. Also, you can copy and paste the song’s link into AudKit’s search bar and click on the + icon.
Step 2 Customize the output settings for Magic Mirror
To play Spotify on Magic Mirror, you are supposed to convert Spotify’s OGG to MP3. To do this, you can click on the three-line menu icon and then choose the Preferences option, then the Convert tab. You can not only choose the MP3 output format but also change other output settings according to your needs.
Step 3 Download Spotify music for playing on Magic Mirror
Now click on the Convert button to start downloading Spotify music for playing on Magic Mirror. Once you click, your added songs will quickly be downloaded and converted as your setting. When it is completed, you can find the downloaded files on your computer. You are now ready to play Spotify on Magic Mirror.
Part 3. How to Listen to Spotify Music on Magic Mirror
By doing the steps above, you have the local files of Spotify music. You can transfer them to Magic Mirror with a USB drive.
Step 1. Insert a USB drive into your computer. Drag and drop the downloaded music from Spotify to USB drive.
Step 2. Unplug the USB drive from your computer and insert it into your mirror.
Step 3. Install the MMM-MP3Player on your Magic Mirror and start playing Spotify on Magic Mirror.
Although there is no integration of Spotify and Magic Mirror, you can still make Magic Mirror Spotify connected with the AudKit Spotify Converter. Just download your Spotify songs as local files with AudKit Spotify Converter. Then transfer the downloaded Spotify songs to your Magic Mirror with a USB drive. You can easily play Spotify on Magic Mirror with an MMM-MP3Player. If you want to play Spotify on any unauthorized device or player, try AudKit Spotify Converter and you will be surprised.