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  • Convert Apple Music, iTunes audios, Audible audiobooks to MP3 and more
  • Remove the built-in DRM protection from Apple Music, iTunes, and Audible
  • Keep the audios with ID3 tags and lossless sound quality after the conversion
  • Support the customization of audio parameters like the format and sample rate

Premiere Pro: How to Add Apple Music to Premiere Pro

By Noah Brown

Updated on February 13, 2023

As one of the most famous video editors, many people choose Adobe Premiere Pro as their first video editor tool. Music is an integral part of a video. Good music can be the icing on the cake. As the biggest music streaming service in the USA, Apple Music has no doubt that is an excellent music resource. Do you know how to use Apple Music in Premiere Pro? If you are curious about it, just follow this article. After reading this article, you’ll find all the answers.

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Part 1. How to Add Apple Music to Adobe Premiere Pro

Before heading to the methods of adding Apple Music to Adobe Premiere Pro for streaming, here’re two questions you guys should figure out first.

Can We Add Apple Music to Premiere Pro Directly?

People are often asking questions like this: Is it possible to import Apple Music or other streaming audio to Premiere Pro? Well, in most cases, the answer can be very disappointing you can’t add Apple Music or some other protected content to Premiere Pro officially. You can add iTunes files with ease, but it is not allowed to add music-streaming content to it. Why? this is what I’m going to explain in the next question.

Audio Formats: Add Apple Music to Premiere Pro

The key factor that why you can’t add Apple Music to Adobe Premiere Pro directly is the audio formats. The audio formats Apple Music streaming audio is not included in what Premiere Pro has supported. Meanwhile, due to the DRM protection, Apple Music files are restricted to be transferred or imported to other platforms. To enable Apple Music files to be playable on Adobe Premiere Pro, please make sure to upload music files with abide by the following formats:

  • Adobe Premiere Pro Supported Audio Formats: 3GP, 3G2 (.3gp), AAC, AIFF, AIF, ASND, OMF, BWF, M4A, MP3 and WAV.
  • Purchased from iTunes Store: AAC
  • iTunes Support Audio Formats: MP3, AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV and AAC.

Part 2. The Best Tool for You

As a music streaming service, Apple Music uses technology to encrypt its music. Now, most Apple Music is in encrypted M4P format which is developed by Apple. Sadly, Apple Music does not support Adobe, so you may not able to use Apple Music files in Premiere Pro directly. The solution is to convert Apple Music to MP3 files with an Apple Music converter.

Here you meet Tunelf Audio Converter which is designed for converting and downloading Apple Music to MP3, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B. It also supports lossless convert, so you don’t need to worry about the audio quality. The ID3 data tags of every song will be preserved too. To customize your audio, you can adjust speed, information, volume, and some parameters of the output audios.

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Key Features of Tunelf Audio Converter

  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, WAV, FLAC, AAC, and other audio formats
  • Remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes audios, and Audible audiobooks
  • Preserve the converted audio with lossless audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Support the conversion of audio format at a 30× faster speed in batch

Part 3. How to Convert Apple Music for Premiere Pro

In order to make Apple Music compatible with Premiere Pro, we recommend converting Apple Music to MP3 files. Don’t forget to go to the official website of Tunelf to download the converter before we start. And make sure you have downloaded the iTunes app on your Mac/Windows computer.

Step 1 Load Apple Music to Tunelf Audio Converter

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In the meantime, launch Tunelf Audio Converter on your PC, and iTunes will load immediately. Then, click the Load iTunes Library button to import the iTunes M4P files you want to transfer. You may also just drag and drop your preferred audio tracks from a local folder into the Tunelf interface.

Step 2 Choose the Parameters and Format of Apple Music

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Then navigate to the Format panel in the bottom left-hand corner. A format options window will appear, allowing you to adjust the output audio characteristics as desired. You have the option of selecting MP3 as the output format. To maintain the original audio quality, you must adjust the bitrate, sampling rate, and channel. Click OK to save the settings.

Step 3 Convert Apple Music for Premiere Pro

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After you’ve finished making your options, click the Convert button, and Tunelf Music Converter will convert iTunes M4P to MP3 or any other audio format you want. Then, click the Converted button to see a list of all of your converted Apple Music files.

Part 4. How to Use Apple Music in Premiere Pro

You can find the converted Apple Music has been saved on your hard drive after the conversion. Now you can easily transfer the converted Apple Music to Premiere Pro for adding to your video without limits. Adding Apple Music in Premiere Pro is done in the same way as adding regular music.

1) Firstly, boot up your computer and launch Premiere Pro.

2) Then in the upper left corner, click the File and Import buttons.

3) Select the downloaded iTunes music files and press the Open button. Alternatively, you may drag the files directly into Premiere Pro’s project panel.

4) Finally Drag the music to your timeline and tweak it as your need.

Now you can edit your video with Apple Music without limits. Moreover, you can also add the converted Apple Music to video editing tools as your need.

For More: Q&A of Premiere Pro

Is Adobe Premiere Pro good for beginners?

Adobe Premiere Pro is an excellent editor for beginners due to its versatility. As the industry standard video editor, there are various tutorials available to assist novice users in understanding the software’s capabilities and functions.

How many GB is Premiere?

8 GB of free hard-disk space is required for installation—additional free space is necessary during installation (will not install on removable flash storage).

How much is Adobe Premiere Pro?

Individual Plan: US$20.99/month, US$239.88/year

Students and Teachers Plan: US$19.99/month, US$239.88/year (Creative Cloud All Apps)

Teams and Businesses Plan: US$33.99/month

Schools and Universities Plan: US$14.99/month


Apple Music can’t be added to Premiere Pro directly due to decrypted M4P format. You need to convert M4P Apple Music files to MP3 files with Tunelf Audio Converter first, then you can import the music files to the editor without limit. After the conversion, you can add the converted music files to other video editors or play them on any device you like.

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