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How to Transfer YouTube Music to Spotify

YouTube Music and Spotify are the two most popular music streaming services around. Both of them allow users to access tens of millions of songs, create playlists, discover new songs, and more. Both Spotify and YouTube Music offer priced similarly Premium subscription plans that let you stream music for offline listening. It isn't required, you can use either of them with a free tier.

The two subscriptions look pretty much alike, there are also a lot of differences between them. The biggest difference between the two is the content they offer. Spotify gives users access to podcasts, while YouTube Music basically is all about music and music videos. They have different library sizes, Spotify has over 82 million tracks, while YouTube Music has around 70 million official music releases in its library. Spotify also wins on sound quality. With Spotify Premium, you can stream in Ogg Vorbis format up to 320kbps quality, the max sound quality of YouTube Music is a bitrate of 256kbps AAC.

Overall, Spotify has the edge in a few areas, these differences should be significant factors that make YouTube music subscribers decide to choose Spotify over YouTube Music. Unfortunately, YouTube Music does not offer a built-in way to transfer playlists to other music streaming services. In this article, we're going to offer you detailed instructions on how to transfer YouTube Music to Spotify.

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Part 1. Download YouTube Music to Spotify with TunePat YouTube Music Converter

YouTube Music songs are encrypted which prevents you from transferring them outside of the YouTube interface. But Spotify has the ability to add locally stored MP3 files to play within the app. So, there is possible to move from YouTube Music to Spotify, all you need to do is to convert YouTube Music songs to Spotify-supported format. TunePat YouTube Music Converter is specially designed to help you here.

With it, you are not only able to download tracks, playlists, and albums from YouTube Music at up to 10X faster speed, but you also have the option of converting YouTube Music tracks to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, and ALAC with original output sound quality. These remarkable features enable you to add YouTube Music files to your Spotify playlists easily. Moreover, this program is suitable for both YouTube free and Premium users.

Key Features of TunePat YouTube Music Converter

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TunePat YouTube Music Converter

  • okDownload Songs, Albums, Playlists from YouTube Music.
  • okConvert YouTube Music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, or ALAC.
  • okDownload YouTube Music with a Free account without ads.
  • okKeep ID3 tags and lossless output quality after conversion.
  • okAvailable for both YouTube Music Free and Premium users.

Now you can follow the steps below to convert YouTube Music songs to Spotify supported formats with TunePat YouTube Music Converter. It has a totally free trial version and it works well on both Windows and Mac platforms. Before we get started, please make sure that you have installed the latest version of TunePat on your computer.

Step 1Login YouTube Music Web Player

With the YouTube Music web player built-in, all you need is to click on the "Open YouTube Music Web Player" button to access it. Once you have logged in to your account, you'll see the YouTube Music web player's main interface.

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Step 2Set MP3 as the Output Format for Spotify

Click the "Settings" settings icon in the top right corner, you can customize the output parameters. The compatible audio format for Spotify is MP3. Thus, we suggest you set MP3 as the output format. To keep the high output quality, you can change the output bit rate and sample rate.

Set MP3 as the output format

Step 3Add YouTube Music or Playlists to Convert to Spotify

Open a YouTube playlist you'd like to transfer to Spotify, and then click the "Add to list" button, all the songs of this playlist will be loaded on the "Select tracks to convert" panel. Select the tracks you want and click on "Convert Now".

Extra tips: TunePat YouTube Music Converter allows users to download multiple YouTube playlists at the same time. Instead of clicking on the "Convert Now" button, just press the "Save to list" button, then the selected songs of this playlist will be added to the "task list". Repeat the previous step until you've added all songs you want. Finally, tap on the "task list" icon in the upper right. Click the "Convert" button to start the conversion.

add YouTube Music songs to tunepat save YouTube Music songs to task list

Step 4Check the Converted YouTube Music Songs

TunePat will convert all the songs automatically with up to 10X faster speed. When the conversion is finished, you can find the converted YouTube Music songs listed on the "history" history.

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Click the "folder" icon, you can locate the converted YouTube Music songs on your local folder.

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Part 2. How to Upload YouTube Music to Spotify Locally

Since you have stored all your YouTube Music tracks to MP3 on your local computer, now you can upload these tracks from your computer to Spotify.

Step 1Open the Spotify desktop app. Click on your profile in the upper right corner, then select "Settings." Then select "Edit - Preferences."

Step 2Scroll down to "Local Files", then switch on "Show Local Files".

Step 3If your music isn't showing up in the "Local Files" folder on the left, select "ADD A SOURCE" in the "Show songs from" section, and pick the folder on your computer that the converted YouTube Music songs are in, then click on "OK." The folder you selected now appears in the "Show songs from" section in the Spotify app.

Step 4Restart the Spotify app, click "Your Library" on the left, you will find a playlist called "Local Files." Open it to open all the YouTube Music songs that you've uploaded to Spotify.

Upload YouTube Music to Spotify


Thanks to TunePat YouTube Music Converter, transferring playlists from YouTube Music to Spotify couldn't be easier, even if you are using a free account. With this program, you can download YouTube Music songs and transfer the files to any device freely. Undoubtedly, this is so far the best method to move from YouTube Music to Spotify I have seen. In addition, TunePat Spotify Music Converter can also help you to download music from Spotify, and then you can transfer your favorite playlists from Spotify to YouTube Music with ease.

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