How to convert time-synced lyrics in Musixmatch to Simpel LRC

We have built a tool to convert time-synced lyrics into a format that is required for submission to LyricFind.

Why convert from Musixmatch to LRC?

This has to do with the DIY workflow that we suggest that artists / lyric curators follow, and you see this in all of our DIY work instructions.

  1. Add & time-sync lyrics in Musixmatch

  2. Convert your lyrics from Musixmatch formatting to Genius formatting

  3. Convert time-synced data from Musixmatch to the Simpel LRC format used by LyricFind

The tools

We have an online conversion tool that can be used to convert time-synced information in Musixmatch to a Simple LRC format. The tool uses JavaScript and can be opened in your web browser.

To open the tool: open the following link in a new browser tab:

How to use

  • Go to Musixmatch and open your synced lyrics in 'Edit'-mode, and go to the 'Synchronize' tab.

  • Use your mouse to select the text, starting with the '...' and go all the way up to the last line of the lyrics. Ignore the 'End of Song'-label.

  • Now drag the selected text to the browser window with the mxm2lyricfind converter, and drop the text into the large white text area.

  • This tool moves the timestamps in the proper format to the beginning of each line and removes the stanza tags used in Musixmatch.

  • The converted LRC formatted text is already copied into memory, so all you need to do is 'paste' it into the document where you want the LRC formatted lyrics.

  • If you are manually pasting lyrics into the converter, then you will also need to manually start the conversion. Start conversion by clicking on the 'Convert MXM > LRC' button in the bottom left corner of the browser window (you may need to scroll down the browser page to see this button).