How to Add Picture to Music (MP3)

By Mar 20,2017 17:57 pm

Many people who hold a collection of amazing photos/pictures will often try to change the existing music album/cover images. To do this, a professional editing tool would be a great helper (hence, the reason you’re here). While a great selection of video editors and music management software support adding picture to music, Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor) stands out for its simplicity, efficiency and powerful capability.

With this program, you can add images/photos to all popular music files, including MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, WMA, WAV, FLAC, and more. Then, you can see your favorite image when playing the songs by any media player. The below guide explains, in Windows platform, how to add a picture to mp3 file in high quality. 

To begin with, get a free trial copy of Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor):

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1 Import your files

Click “Import” to load your songs from ripped CD or downloaded from the internet. Then drag and drop your desired photo in format like JPG, JPEG, JPE, GIF, BMP, PNG, DIB, JFIF, TIF, TIFF to the primary window. Now you’ll see all imported files displayed as thumbnails in the Media library.

2 Drag and Drop to add pictures to music

Drag songs and pictures from Media library to the separate Timeline accordingly. Highlight the picture in the Video Timeline, and move your mouse to the ending part. When the “adjust duration” icon appears, drag it to fit for the length of your music file. Tips: You can drag the Timeline slidebar left or right to find the exact position conveniently.

After that, check the effect in the right previewing window. If necessary, you can do more to touch up your creation, e.g. add captions, apply special effects, transitions, and even create a picture-in-picture effect.

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3 Save Music with Photos

When you're satisfied with the result, simply hit Create to export your creation. In the output window that appears, select MP4 under format tab or a device icon like iPod nano, iPhone 4, etc. to save it to your desktop.

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Bonus tips:
Rip audio from video: If you want to extract audio from a film, movie trainer, comedy, TV show, etc., just highlight the video file in the Timeline, right click it and select “Audio Detach”, then you can delete the original video stream to save in a new MP3 file. Now you can freely add your photos to the ripped music.

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