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How to Add Apple Music to VivaVideo as Background Music

Posted to Apple Music Converter Tutorials by Linda Shaw on May 11, 2019


VivaVideo is one of the best video editing apps which can help you to make stunning movies from videos, photos and songs with only a few taps. VivaVideo is available on both iOS and Android, comes with easy-to-use operation, plenty of built-in effects and powerful video editing functions. However, VivaVideo only allows you to use MP3 as background music. If you are an Apple Music subscriber and want to use favorite Apple Music songs as background music in your project, you need to use Apple Music Converter to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 first.

Introduction of VivaVideo, One of the Best Video Editing Apps

VivaVideo App

With the continuous improvement of mobile CPU and momery, now mobile phones and tablets are powerful enough to edit videos and make professional-like movie stories. That's why video editing apps were released one by one in recent years. You may have heard of VivaVideo, VideoShow, inShot, Splice, Quik, Clips and many more if you have considered making videos on mobile devices.

VivaVideo is one of the top-ranking video editing apps, it's available on both iOS and Android. As of May 11, 2019, VivaVideo has gained more than 10,960,000 reviews on Google Play and got an average score 4.6 of 5.

VivaVideo is very easy-to-use and feature-rich. Tap on VivaVideo icon to launch it, tap on Edit tab in the bottom, tap Edit button to add videos or tap Capture to add photos. Then you will see three tabs which are "Theme·BGM", "Clip edit" and "Effects". In "Theme·BGM" tab, you can select a theme, change photo displaying time and change music. In "Clip edit" tab, you can see function buttons including Filter, Canvas & BG, Duration, Split, Voice Change, Split, Duplicate, Speed, Adjust, Reverse, Mute, Rotate, Transition, Pic-zoom, Select, Clips order and Sorting under timeline. In "Effects" tab, you can see Multi Music, Text, Mosaic, Watermark, Sticker, Collage, FX and Sound.

VivaVideo App

After editing, you can tap "Save/Upload" button on the upper-right to save on your device or publish to YouTube and social networking websites. Please note that VivaVideo free can only produce 5-minute movie, and VivaVideo logo will be added in the output video. If you want to remove this limitation, you can choose a plan of VIP membership from 3 Days Free Trial (monthly fee later), Half-year VIP and Yearly VIP. With VivaVideo VIP membership, you can enjoy 12 privileges like editing 4K video, exporting HD videos, mosaic, no AD, no time limitation, voice changer, video parameter adjustment, VIP only materials, etc.

At this time, many users are using both Apple Music and VivaVideo on same device and they wonder whether they can use their favorite Apple Music songs as background music in VivaVideo. The answer may be disappointed. VivaVideo can only support MP3 as background music. However, if you use Apple Music Converter, it will be as easy as a breeze.

Apple Music Converter: The Program You Need to Convert Apple Music to MP3

TuneMobie Apple Music Converter

Apple Music Converter is a professional Apple Music decryption program which can easily decrypt Apple Music songs and convert them to plain MP3, M4A, FAC, AIFF, AC3, etc. retaining all ID3 tags like title, album, artist, track number, genre, artwork, etc.

Apple Music Convert is not only for Apple Music, it can also convert purahsed M4A songs from Apple Music, convert other iTunes compatible audio formats like WAV, AIFF, etc., convert M4B/AA/AXA audiobooks and extract audio from iTunes M4V movies, TV shows, music videos as home videos.

Apple Music Converter comes with an easy-to-use and intuitive interface, helps you convert Apple Music to MP3 in only a few clicks. And you can enjoy 16X faster conversion speed on Windows 7/8/8.1/10 and Mac OS X 10.9 - 10.12 (1X on 10.13 or later because of system limitation). Besides, you can sort and rename the output files in bulk by using ID3 tags and characters.

Apple Music Converter is fully compatible with latest Windows 10, Mac OS X and iTunes. The free trial version allows you to convert 3 minutes of each song. If you want to use Apple Music in VivaVideo as background music, do not hesitate to download it and have a try.

Steps to Add Your Favorite Apple Music Songs to VivaVideo as Background Music

Follow the steps below and you can easily add your favorite Apple Music songs to VivaVideo as background music.

Step 1: Launch Apple Music Converter

Launch Apple Music Converter and iTunes will be automatically launched as well. Apple Music songs, Apple Music playlists and other iTunes media will be listed as playlists in the left panel.

TuneMobie Apple Music Converter interface

Step 2: Select Apple Music Tracks

Choose a music playlist and check the Apple Music songs to convert. You can tick the top checkbox to choose all the songs in the playlist. Besides, a built-in search box can be used to locate any song quickly.

Step 3: Choose MP3 for VivaVideo

Apple Music Converter support several output audio formats, but VivaVideo only supports MP3 format. So please make you choose MP3 in the output list. You can choose audio quality in profile list. We recommend 320kbps MP3 for better sound effect in VivaVideo project.

Choose Apple Music conversion output format

Step 4: Start Apple Music to MP3 Conversion

Now, simply click "Convert" button to start converting Apple Music to MP3. After conversion, you can click "Open output file" to open output folder and locate converted Apple Music tracks.

Converting Apple Music to MP3

Step 5: Transfer Output Music to Mobile Device

The way of transferring output music to device is different on iOS and Android.

For iOS, you need to exit Apple Music Converter and iTunes first. Then launch iTunes alone, click menu "File" > "Add File to iTunes Library" and add the output songs to iTunes library. Then create a playlist and add the songs, connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer with USB cable and synchronize the playlist to it.

For Android, please make sure you have enabled USB debugging first. Then connect your device to computer with USB cable, copy the output songs from output folder and paste to Music folder in Android.

Step 6: Choose Music as BGM in VivaVideo

After you copied the converted Apple Music songs to your device, you can choose them as background music in your project. Open a project, in the "Theme·BGM" tab, tap "Modify Music" button on the right side, tap "Modify Music" button in the bottom in the new dialog and you will see three tabs which are "Featured", "Used" and "Your Music". The converted Apple Music songs you have transferred to your device will be listed here. Tap on a song, you can trim it if necessary. Now tap "Add" button to set it as background music of your video editing project.

Choose Background Music from Your Music

Actually, you can add your own MP3 files to VivaVideo in several ways. In the bottom of "Your Music" tab, you can also see "How to add your own music", then three ways including iTunes synchronization, SNS sharing and airdrop will be provided. As to adding Apple Music to VivaVideo, no matter which way you use, you need to convert the Apple Music songs to MP3 files with Apple Music Converter on your computer first.

If fact, Apple Music Converter is versatile for all kinds of video editing apps on iOS and Android, as well as for video editing programs on Windows and Mac. What you need to do is to convert Apple Music to compatible audio format first.

If you are using VivaVideo and Apple Music on same device, and want to use Apple Music songs as Background music in your movie or photo story, do not hesitate to download Apple Music Converter to have a try!

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