"I am currently using both YouTube Music and Spotify but want to change my YouTube Music content (album, playlist, liked songs, etc.) to my Spotify account. Is there a way to transfer all my data freely and without limit?"

Many of you may have similar needs like this. Unfortunately, since YouTube Music and Spotify currently lack a built-in feature for transferring playlists between them, switching from one platform to another means losing all playlists, albums, and songs that you've created on the original app.

Given such a limit, is there any other method that could come in handy to transfer YouTube Music to Spotify? Yes, and that's the purpose of this article. We will comprehensively guide you on how to convert YouTube Music playlists to Spotify in three different ways. Please continue reading!


YouTube Music vs. Spotify

YouTube and Spotify are two highly popular music streaming platforms, each boasting a music library of over 100 million songs. However, both of these applications also have their advantages and disadvantages.

Audio Quality Available Devices Offline Listening Premium Plans
YouTube Music Up to 256Kbps bitrate (Only available for Premium subscribers) iOS, Android, WearOS, smart TVs (For desktop users, only a browser version) 30-day limited, work on up to 10 devices (mobile only)
  • 路 Premium Individual: $10.99/month
  • 路 Premium Family: $16.99/month
  • 路 Premium Student: $5.99/month
Spotify Up to 320Kbps bitrate (Only available for Premium subscribers) iOS, Android, Mac, Windows,聽TVs, game consoles, smartwatches, and more 30-day limited, work on up to 5 devices (mobile & desktop)
  • 路 Premium Individual: $10.99/month
  • 路 Premium Family: $16.99/month
  • 路 Premium Student: $5.99/month
  • 路 Premium Duo: $14.99/month

From the comparison tables above, it's evident that Spotify stands out overall. It offers a more streamlined and user-friendly interface for organizing and discovering music compared to YouTube. If you're interested in music videos, YouTube Music is a good choice. However, if you prefer podcasts or are seeking a comprehensive music streaming experience, then Spotify would better suit your needs.

1. Transfer YouTube Music to Spotify as Local MP3

As these two platforms do not allow direct music transfer, we can use third-party software to download YouTube music locally, and then upload it to Spotify from local files on the computer. If you've decided to switch to Spotify and are wondering how to add YouTube songs to Spotify, the best YouTube music to Spotify playlist converter, TuneFab YouTube Music Converter, is waiting for you.

This professional tool allows you to extract YouTube Music songs, playlists, albums, or music videos to your computer with no loss in quality. Whether you are a YouTube Music subscriber or not, you can easily download YouTube Music to MP3/M4A/WAV/FLAC formats without DRM. It offers download speeds up to 10X faster and supports batch processing, making it quick and efficient, even for converting hundreds of songs.

STEP 1. Log in to YouTube Music Web Player

Download and install TuneFab YouTube Music Converter on your desktop. Double-click to run the software and click "Open the YouTube Music web player". After accessing the main page of the software, click on the button located at the top right corner to sign in to your YouTube Music account.

Sign in TuneFab YouTube Music

STEP 2. Add Songs to Conversion List

Once logged in, you can directly browse or search for the songs you want to transfer. Then, simply drag and drop them onto the floating "+" icon on the right side of the window. You can add individual songs or entire playlists.

Choose YouTube Music Output Format

STEP 3. Set Output Format

Next, click the arrow icon to "Convert all files to" in the top right corner of the list to choose the desired audio format for output. Options include MP4, MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC.

Drag YouTube Music to Convert

STEP 4. Convert and Download YouTube Music

Once settings are configured, click the "Convert All" button at the bottom right corner. The program will start to download music from YouTube Music to your computer. When the process is done, you can hit the "View Output File" icon under "Finished" to navigate to the local folder containing the downloaded files automatically.

Finish Converting YouTube Music

Once you've successfully downloaded YouTube Music to your computer, you can easily add songs to Spotify within Spotify's official desktop app. Once finished, the songs will appear in the "Local Files" section within the home section of Spotify.

馃搶 Tips: If you use Apple Music, Amazon Music, or other music platforms and want to transfer your playlists to Spotify, you can use Tune Fab All-in-one Music Converter. It integrates six major streaming platforms in a pocket and helps you convert DRM-protected streaming music to DRM-free audio formats like MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, etc. Whether you want to play it on Spotify or any other device, Tune Fab allows you to transfer and flexibly play back without any restrictions.

2. Convert YouTube Music Playlist to Spotify Online

If your computer space is limited and you prefer not to install software, you can use the online tool TuneMyMusic to convert YouTube Music Playlist to Spotify. It supports copying playlists and music libraries between services. You can not only convert YouTube to Spotify, but you can also convert Deezer to Spotify, Spotify to Apple Music, Deezer to Qobuz, and more.

Though it allows you to directly select the source and target music platforms within the program and move music, some users have reported that the moved playlists are incomplete or contain songs that do not belong to the original music library. To make things done stably, TuneFab YouTube Music Converter may be a better choice, since you can get YouTube Music playlists locally before transferring to other platforms.

Step 1. Open TuneMyMusic, click "Let's Start", choose your source platform "YouTube," and log into your account.

Step 2. Select the playlist you want to move, then click your target music platform, "Spotify".

Step 3. Finally, click "Start Moving My Music," and your playlist will automatically appear on Spotify.

Convert YouTube Music Playlist to Spotify Online

3. Add YouTube Songs to Spotify via Mobile App

If you prefer to directly convert liked songs or favorite playlists & albums to the Spotify Mobile app, FreeYourMusic is the solution you're looking for, as it is available on all platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, and Linux. Besides transferring songs, it can also automatically sync all playlists or albums every fifteen minutes, ensuring that your music library on both music streaming platforms remains consistent.

馃搶 Tips: Besides using this mobile app, you can also choose to download music from YouTube Music to your iPhone/Android phone as local files with the help of TuneFab YouTube Music Converter. Once finished, these downloads can be transferred anywhere without limits.

Step 1. Download FreeYourMusic software on your phone, and click the transfer tab.

Step 2. Select YouTube as the source platform and Spotify as the destination platform.

Step 3. Connect your accounts and choose the playlists you want to transfer. It takes just a few minutes to add YouTube songs to the Spotify mobile app.

FreeYourMusic Main Interface

FAQs About Transfering YouTube Music to Spotify

Can I transfer single songs from YouTube to Spotify or only entire playlists?

It depends on your choice. With TuneFab YouTube Music Converter, you can download music from YouTube Music by individual songs or batch-download playlists and albums. After downloading to your computer, you can choose to import all songs into Spotify in one click without any limitations.

How long does it take to transfer songs or playlists from YouTube to Spotify?

Utilizing advanced acceleration techniques, the TuneFab YouTube Music Converter can speed up the conversion and downloading process up to 10 times faster. This means a 5-minute song can be downloaded in approximately 30 seconds. Additionally, it supports batch operations, so it may not take very long to transfer a large number of songs or playlists. However, the speed of conversion and uploading to Spotify may vary depending on your internet connection.


Although neither Spotify nor YouTube has built-in transfer capabilities, the apps mentioned in the article provide solutions. Among them, we particularly recommend using the TuneFab YouTube Music Converter. With it, you can convert songs into DRM-free files, allowing you not only to upload playlists to Spotify but also to playback anytime, anywhere, on any player, without any restrictions. Why not give it a try?

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