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[Fixed] Unable to Add Music from Spotify to Final Cut Pro

With more than 365 billion monthly active users, Spotify is one of the most popular audio streaming platforms globally. It has a library of over 70 million songs, including music, podcasts, playlists, and videos — giving us the ability to pick and choose what we want to listen to. Spotify makes it easy for us to share music with our friends and family instantly, as well as download music for offline playing. However, when adding music from Spotify to Final Cut Pro, many people will find it is unable to do so.

"I am trying to import some OGG files with Final Cut Pro but I was greeted with an error message. I remember this is the same error I've got when I tried to import Apple Music files also. How can I fix this? Are there any limitations on importing files to Final Cut Pro? Please enlighten me.“ --A user in a forum
"Hey guys, I am trying to learn how to edit on final cut pro but I have a small problem.I want to import a music from Spotify to final cut but it is not working. Is it possible or does it work only with itunes? If yes please let me know. thanks“ --TheGodfather from reddit

When you are attempting to add Spotify downloads into an FCPX event, a prompt with an error message appears on the screen “No importable files. None of the selected files or folders can be imported” and prevents any further progression. Many people have encountered or are facing such a problem. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution. Keep reading to find out how to add Spotify OGG files to Final Cut Pro.

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Part 1: Does Final Cut Pro Support OGG files

According to Apple's official support site, Final Cut Pro can import multiple audio formats including AAC, AIFF, BWF, CAF, MP3, MP4, RF64 (macOS High Sierra 10.13). However, an OGG file isn’t compatible with Final Cut Pro, that's why Final Cut Pro will reject to import OGG files. Fear not! In this case, converting Spotify OGG files to MP3 format before importing into Final Cut Pro will solve the problem.

Sidify Music Converter is a powerful yet easy-to-use Spotify Music Converter, which supports converting Spotify songs, playlists and podcasts to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ALAC format on Windows and Mac computer. It could automatically download and keep ID3 tags and metadata to the well-converted audio files, including song name, artist, album, artwork, track number, disc number and year, etc. In addition, this program also supports keeping original audio quality and complete ID3 tags after conversion.

Key Features of Sidify Music Converter

Sidify Music Converter

Sidify Music Converter

  • okDownload music from Spotify to the computer.
  • okConvert Spotify Music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC.
  • okKeep original audio quality & complete ID3 tags after conversion.
  • okSupport the latest Windows 11 & macOS 12 Monterey.
  • okConvert Spotify Music at 10X speed.
  • okDownload Spotify Music with no need to install Spotify app.

Part 2: How to Add Music from Spotify to Final Cut Pro

In the following part, we will walk you through the easy steps to convert Spotify music to MP3 with Sidify Music Converter to your Mac computer and add them to Final Cut Pro. Before you get started, please make sure you’ve had Sidify well installed on your computer and a Spotify Free or Spotify Premium account.

This is a tutorial using Sidify Music Converter for Mac as the demo. If you are a Windows user, please kindly follow the steps in this tutorial Download Spotify Playlists on Windows.

Step 1Open Sidify Music Converter

Launch Sidify Music Converter on your Mac. The interface is quite simple and user-friendly. Click the Open Spotify Web Player on the front page and visit the Spotify Music library. Here, you can access the Spotify streaming service directly.

Please feel assured that Sidify won't collect your personal information. The program is just to read and analyze the audio sources and put them for conversion later.

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Step 2Choose Output Format and Customize Output Path

Next, go to the Settings menu by clicking the gear icon at the top right corner. You are supposed to make some changes to the ouput parameters in your favor. They can be the Output Format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), the Output Quality (320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps), output folder, output file name and the output file organized way. After all set up, close the window to save all the settings.

Tips: If you are a Premium user of Spotify music, you are allowed to stream up to 320kbps music on Spotify, so you can use our Sidify program to download music from Spotify with up to 320kbps quality.
set up spotify music output settings

Step 3Add Spotify Music to Sidify

Now, open any Spotify Music playlist or Spotify podcast playlist that you would like to download. Click the Add to list function at the bottom right corner. By default, all the songs in the playlist are selected to be converted. If you just want some of them, uncheck those you don't like. After selection, press the Convert Now button to start the Spotify downloading.

Click "Save to list" can help you convert multiple playlists at the same time. After choosing all the songs you want to convert, you can click the "Task list" button to convert them.

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Step 4Export Spotify Music to the Local Drive

Now, you just wait for the process to complete itself. It won't take you much time since Sidify work out the conversion at 10X faster speed.

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Step 5 Import the Downloaded Spotify Music to Final Cut Pro

Now that you’ve got the Spotify music on your local computer, you can easily import them to your video project in Final Cut Pro.


The steps above should help you to add Spotify music to Final Cut Pro. Whether you are Spotify Pro or Free user, you can use Sidify Music Converter to download and convert music from Spotify to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ALAC format. After that, you can get Spotify music files for importing them to Final Cut Pro or other video editors, such as iMovie, Camtasia Studio, VideoPad Video Editor and VSDC Free Video Editor, etc.

Sidify is free to try. The free trial version of Sidify Music Converter enables us to convert the first 3 minutes of the file and convert only 3 files at one time. You need to purchase a license to unlock the full version. You can download the program to test whether it meets your need and then decide whether to get it or not.

Important Notes

Sidify strictly complies with the US copyright regulations. We adopt a leading technology to record the unencrypted audio data which is outputted to the system sound device, with the highest quality.

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