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How to Import Amazon Music Songs into GarageBand?

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Updated on: April 23, 2024
Category: Amazon Music Tips

GarageBand is digital audio workstation for macOS and iOS systems that allows users to create music or podcasts. GarageBand is developed and sold by Apple, many professional and amateur musicians are fascinated by its creation including the pre-made MIDI keyboards, pre-made loops, an array of various instrumental effects, and voice recordings.

Whenever you want to start a task with GarageBand, music song is always the fundamental element. But unfortunately, GarageBand is developed by Apple and which means that it only accepts music you purchased from iTunes or other audio files saved in your Mac like MP3, AAC, WAV, etc., external music streaming service like Amazon Music or Spotify are not supported by GarageBand. What if you find some amazing songs on other music streaming service that are not available on iTunes, but you cannot upload them to GarageBand? The best solution is to convert those songs to audio files like MP3, AAC, WAV in order for them to be fully compatible with GarageBand. In this article, I’m going to show you how to import songs from Amazon Music into GarageBand.

Import Amazon Music into Garageband

Part 1: Convert Amazon Music to Local Drive

Sidify Amazon Music Converter is a program that can convert Amazon Music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC files with fast speed. A big part about this program is that it can be used as a music player to access Amazon Music Web Player directly, you don’t have to install Amazon Music app in your computer. Original quality and ID3 tags are preserved for all converted songs. This tool is available for both Mac & Windows systems. We are going to use Mac version for the following tutorial .


If you are looking for a tool to convert any streaming music (such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, YouTube, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, DailyMotion …) to MP3, Sidify All-In-One is the go-to choice.

Step 1Choose Conversion Mode

Install and run Sidify Amazon Music Converter, and then select Webplayer Mode as the conversion mode.

choose conversion mode

Select the [Webplayer Mode], and you can see the main interface of Sidify as below. At the same time, the Amazon Music app would be launched automatically.

main interface

Step 2Add Amazon Music to Sidify.

Open tracks or a playlist from the Amazon Music, and click the floating "Click to add" button. Sidify would recognize them and list them automatically. Check the songs you want to store as MP3 files to your computer and then click Add.

By default, all songs are set to convert. By unchecking the first box to the left of the term "Title," all of them are de-selected, and you can then choose which songs to move to Garageband.

add amazon music to sidify

Step 3Click Settings part on the left bar, then you can customize the output setting based on your preferences. Here you can choose the output format as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF or ALAC, set the audio quality range from 128kbps to 320kbps or change output path folder to wherever you would like them to be saved as.

Customize The Setting

Step 4Now, click "Convert" to start downloading Amazon Music to plain audio format. Please be advised that the converting time will be depending on the number of files, your network condition, and your PC condition. Once the conversion finishes, you can find the converted files in the "Converted" section.

Converting Music

Now, you have successfully downloaded and converted your favorite songs from Amazon Music. All you need to do next is to fulfill them to GarageBand and enjoy your artwork!

Part 2: Import Converted Music into Garageband

After conducting the simple steps above, you can now start importing the converted music files to GarageBand for creating your own "professional" music or movie project.

Run GarageBand on Mac, then click Media icon at the top-right corner and all audio files including the converted Amazon Music files will be shown on the right panel, and you can choose any of them from the panel to start composing.

Add music to GarageBand on Mac

No matter you are a professional musician or amateur music producer, resource must be important for any kind of music work. Never dwell on one service provider, try to find out more resource on your own. And don't forget to check out the related article below if you would like to have your mp3 files saved in your computer for Spotify as well.

Note: The free trial version of Sidify Amazon Music Converter enables you to convert the first minute of each song for sample testing. You need to purchase a license to unlock the time limits.

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Hanna Ellis is an experienced writer with a strong passion for technology, music, and software. Her experience allows her to skillfully infuse her passion into her writing, creating comprehensive, informative, and practical content that appeals to a wide range of audiences.