How to DJ Spotify Music with Serato DJ Software

By Elle Johnson

Updated on December 16, 2020

As one of the world’s best DJ software, Serato offers the most reliable service with the lowest latency on Serato DJ and Serato DVS. It is easy for anyone to get started with a DJ journey with Serato DJ on the compatible DJ controller and mixer.

When we talk about the most popular streaming music service, Spotify is certainly within the scope of discussion. Spotify Music owns the hugest music library and makes it available to people in most countries and areas to use for free.

How nice that would be if Serato DJ and Spotify get into integration. I believe every DJ has dreamed about it. Unfortunately, it is still unable to link Spotify to Serato DJ for music mixing until the end of 2020. But it doesn’t mean that there is no way to use Spotify with Serato DJ. In the following parts, you can get a simple and workable solution to import Spotify music to Serato DJ for sound mixing.

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Part 1. How to Download and Get Spotify Music on Serato DJ

To import a Spotify playlist to Serato DJ, it is necessary to make Spotify music compatible with Serato DJ. That is why you need to use AudKit Spotify Music Converter to download and convert Spotify to MP3, AAC, and other Serato supported audio formats.

Built-in the advanced converting technology, the converted Spotify songs keep 100% original sound quality and 100% raw ID3 tags, including artists, titles, albums, album arts, years, and so forth. With the help of these smart functions, you can better use and manage Spotify tracks in the local music library.

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Main Features of AudKit Spotify Music Converter

  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4A, and more
  • Download songs, playlists, even podcasts from Spotify
  • Save lossless audio quality and raw ID3 tags from Spotify songs
  • Work at 5X or faster conversion speed in general condition

Now let’s see how AudKit Spotify Music Converter works for you to convert and transfer Spotify music to Serato DJ.

Step 1 Import Spotify music to the AudKit app

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Launch AudKit Spotify Music Converter on the computer and the Spotify app will automatically open. Select songs or a playlist you want in Spotify. Then drag and drop it to AudKit’s interface. Or you can copy and paste the link of songs or the playlist to the search column. Then click the “+” tab.

Step 2 Reset the output settings for Serato DJ

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Tap the menu icon from the top-right corner to open the “Preference” window. In there, you can customize the output sound quality by changing the audio parameters. You can also alter the conversion speed and the location of archiving files.

Step 3 Convert Spotify music to MP3 for Serato DJ

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Hit the “Convert” tab from the lower right place on AudKit’s main window. After the conversion finishes, please follow the on-screen instructions to open the “Converted” folder. You can browse all converted Spotify tracks there.


Part 2. How to Add Spotify Music to Serato DJ Software

Here are the last 2 steps to transfer Spotify music to Serato DJ. Let’s follow the steps below to import Spotify songs to Serato DJ to start DJing.

Step 1. Open the Serato DJ app on the computer. Find and hit the “FILES” bar to open the file panel. On the left panel, you will see all folders of the computer hard drive and the external drive. Search for the “Converted” folder under AudKit’s catalog.

Step 2. Choose the music files you need or select the whole folder. Then drag and drop them to the purple “All…” icon. Now, you have imported the Spotify songs or playlists to Serato DJ from the local folder. Just start to DJ and remix tracks to create your exclusive works.


Tips: Get Spotify’s Alternative on Serato DJ Software

As the replacement of Spotify, you can choose Beatsource LINK, Beatport LINK, SoundCloud, or Tidal as the streaming service to use with Serato DJ. Just make sure to upgrade to the Premium plan before to use.


Conclusion

In this article, we talked about the best way to download and add Spotify music to Serato DJ with the help of AudKit Spotify Music Converter. The trial version of AudKit offers 1-min free conversion for each song. You can have a try to test if the method really works.

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