add tiktok sounds to capcut

Do you want to add TikTok sounds to CapCut and edit with them? Well, we’ve got you covered.

You may want to edit a video using a TikTok sound in CapCut because it has it more features and effects.

Let’s get right into this!

1. Open CapCut

Firstly, you need to open up CapCut and create a new project.

From the CapCut home screen, you need to tap on “New project”.

new project button for capcut

Then, you need to select the videos you would like to use in the project. You need to tap on the checkbox in the top right of the video to select it.

select videos to import to capcut project

After you have selected all of the videos, tap on “Add” in the bottom right.

add button for videos to capcut

Also, you may find our guide on how to remove the TikTok watermark in CapCut useful as well!

2. Tap on “Audio” in CapCut

Now, you should be viewing your timeline and project in CapCut.

You need to navigate to the toolbar at the bottom of CapCut and tap on “Audio”.

audio tool in toolbar in capcut

It should appear quite early in the row of options.

Once you have tapped on “Audio”, you will have a few more options to choose from.

You need to tap on “Sounds”.

sounds option in toolbar after audio on capcut

3. Sync your TikTok with CapCut

Now, you should be on a page titled “Add sound”.

You can search for sounds on this page, but to view TikTok sounds, you need to sign in with your account.

But, if you sign in, you can access your favorite sounds on TikTok which is useful because you can then favorite sounds and quickly add them to CapCut.

So, tap on “Sign in with TikTok” at the bottom of the page.

sign in with tiktok button on capcut

CapCut will ask you if you would like to open TikTok, you need to tap on “Open”.

Then, TikTok will open up and you will need to authorize CapCut to access your TikTok account.

If you have multiple TikTok accounts, you can change which account you are authorizing CapCut to access by tapping on “Switch account” and selecting a different one.

switch account button on capcut

Tap on “Authorize” at the bottom of the page once you’re ready to continue.

authorize button on tiktok

Also, it’s important to remember you can always unauthorize CapCut from accessing TikTok in the future as well.

After authorizing CapCut to access your TikTok, a message will pop up on your screen saying “TikTok wants to open CapCut”.

You just need to tap on “Open”, and you will get taken back to CapCut.

4. Favorite some TikTok sounds

Next, you need to open up TikTok and favorite the sound you would like to use on CapCut.

The sound needs to be an original sound, otherwise, you won’t be able to use it on CapCut.

Favorite a sound on TikTok

In order to favorite a sound on TikTok, you need to find it.

Once you have found the sound you would like to favorite, tap on it at the bottom of the video. You can tap on the spinning circle, or the name of the sound as well.

tiktok sounds to favorite

Then, you will get taken to a page that shows you all of the videos which have used the sound.

You need to tap on “Add to Favorites” at the top of the page.

add to favorites button on tiktok sound

5. Use TikTok sounds on CapCut

Once you have got some favorite sounds, then open up CapCut again.

You need to go back to the “Add sound” page again, here is how:

  1. Start a new project on CapCut or open an existing one.
  2. Tap on “Audio” on the bottom toolbar.
  3. Then, tap on “Sounds”.

At the bottom of your screen, you will see your favorite sounds which are available to use.

You may need to re-open the page if you have recently added a new favorite sound.

Tap on the “Download” button on the right-hand side to download it to your device.

download button on capcut to save tiktok sound

Next, you need to tap on the “Add” button, which is a plus icon on the right-hand side.

add button to add sound to tiktok

Then, the sound will be added to your timeline! You can continue to make edits and changes using it.

Once you have finished editing, you can save the video to your camera roll, and also post it on TikTok and other social media platforms as well.

To save the video, you just need to tap on the “Export” button in the top right of CapCut.

export button in top right of capcut

Final words

We hope this guide has helped you achieve what you set out to.

You may find our other guide on how to reverse a video in CapCut useful!

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