Apple Music is a popular music streaming service that offers a vast collection of songs, albums, and playlists. If you are a video editor, you might want to use some of these tracks in your iMovie projects. Fortunately, Apple has made it easy to integrate Apple Music into iMovie, allowing you to add your favorite songs to your videos without worrying about copyright issues. In this guide, we will show you how to use Apple Music in iMovie and create stunning videos with the perfect soundtrack.

What are the steps to use Apple Music in iMovie?

1. Open iMovie on your device.
2. Create a new project or open an existing one.
3. Click on the “Audio” button located in the top toolbar.
4. Select “iTunes” from the drop-down menu.
5. Search for the song you want to use in your project by typing its name in the search bar.
6. Once you find the song, click on it to select it.
7. Drag and drop the song into the timeline of your project.
8. Adjust the length of the song by dragging the edges of the clip in the timeline.
9. If you want to use a specific part of the song, click on the clip in the timeline and select “Clip Trimmer” from the pop-up menu.
10. Use the Clip Trimmer to select the part of the song you want to use by dragging the yellow handles.
11. Click “Done” to save your changes.
12. You can also adjust the volume of the song by clicking on the clip in the timeline and selecting “Audio Adjustments” from the pop-up menu.
13. Use the slider to adjust the volume of the song.
14. Click “Done” to save your changes.
15. Repeat steps 5-14 for any additional songs you want to use in your project.
16. Once you have added all the songs you want, you can export your project by clicking on “File” in the top toolbar and selecting “Export” from the drop-down menu.


Apple Music is an incredible resource for finding the perfect soundtrack to accompany your videos. With its vast library of songs and playlists, you can easily find the ideal music to enhance the mood and tone of your project. And with the ability to seamlessly integrate Apple Music into iMovie, you can easily add your chosen tracks to your video with just a few clicks. Whether you’re creating a short film, a promotional video, or a home movie, Apple Music and iMovie make it easy to create a truly immersive and engaging experience for your audience. So why wait? Start exploring the world of Apple Music and take your videos to the next level today!

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