Free Download and Convert Spotify Music/Playlists to MP3

Music stays with us all the time. Our life will not be complete without music. Hence, Spotify brings us a massive music library to interest our life. But you need to pay for the premium fee, then you get access to Spotify Music offline and enjoy some premium music album. However, it's protected by a special format which restricts you to transfer downloaded songs to anywhere or play them with other music player. Once your premium membership is expired, you could not get access to music on Spotify anymore. Here in this article, you will find an easiest way to save Spotify music and playlists as MP3 songs with Hi-Fi quality. Have a quick look at steps below, enjoy Spotify music forever!

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Method 1. Download and Convert Spotify Music/Playlists to MP3

You really need help from a professional music recorder to save streaming music as MP3 songs. Otherwise, you could not find a practical solution. AudiCable Audio Recorder is a multiple source music downloader. With this all-in-one music recorder, you can enjoy music from almost all streaming music apps.

AudiCable Audio Recorder

AudiCable Audio Recorder

  • Fully support for kinds of streaming music apps, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Line, Deezer, YouTube, Pandora, etc.
  • Record and save streaming music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC.
  • Keep ID3 tags and Hi-Fi audio quality after conversion.
  • Spotify Free and Premium accounts are feasible

Now, we are going to learn how to save Spotify music as Hi-Fi MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC songs with retained ID3 tags.

Step 1:   Launch AudiCable Audio Recorder

On your computer, download and install this AudiCable Audio Recorder. And launch this program after the installation.

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Step 2:   Customize the output settings of Spotify songs in advance

Before all steps, you'd better check the output settings via a "setting icon"  on the upper right. On a pop-up setting window, select output format ( MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF), output quality (128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps) and output path. Here we choose MP3 as the output format. Close the setting window to apply the changes. Then we continue.

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Step 3:   Start Spotify and log in with a free account

Navigate to Spotify and launch it. Spotify window will pop up automatically. Log in with your Spotify account. If you are a new user, you can register one without payment right now. After logging in, you are allowed to play music on Spotify.

 Tips:  On the primary interface, all available streaming apps are displayed. If you are failed to locate the music source you prefer, you can tap "+" button to add music source you need. Input the URL of the official website and source name to create a platform by yourself.

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Step 4:   Download Spotify music as MP3 songs

Generally, you need to be a premium member of Spotify, then you can get access to all songs even for online listening. But via AudiCable Audio Recorder, you can enjoy all Spotify Music online for free, and all music will saved to your computer at the same time. When you run this AudiCable at the first time, you need to check "record setting". On the upper right, you can see three icons, the middle one is the "record setting" icon . Tap it you can choose to Automatically split when the silence is more than (number) milliseconds. Or just choose Do not split to if you want to keep every second. It's recommended to choose the later option.

Now we browse for desired music on the pop-up Spotify app. Locate a song and start playing. AudiCable will start recording immediately. Or you can open a music playlist, play the first song in this album, AudiCable will record all songs orderly.

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  • If you want to record songs in background quietly, under "Music Streaming" tab on AudiCable, go to the upper right corner, tap the "sound"  icon to switch to mute .
  • If you only want to enjoy online music for free, you can tap Stop button to abort recording music.

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Step 5:   Check downloaded songs

All songs are saved to your computer after that. Under Recorded column on AudiCable, you can check the output folder and edit ID3 tag of every downloaded song via "tag icon"  behind the song.

And and click the "file icon"  allows you to open the output folder quickly. Now just transfer your music to any phones, tablets. If you have no idea about how to move songs, you can get help from this Mobile Manager.

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Method 2. Batch Convert Spotify Music/Playlists to MP3

Have you considered a faster speed to convert Spotify music to common formats? With the help of a professional Spotify Music Converter, you can easily extract songs, albums, playlists, podcasts from Spotify with original quality and ID3 tags. The best part of this handy tool is that it's specially designed for Spotify users.

Spotify Music Converter

Spotify Music Converter

  • Convert Spotify music, albums, playlists, and podcasts to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC.
  • 10X conversion speed & retain ID3 tags.
  • Multiple playlists can be downloaded in one click.
  • Keep 100% original audio quality after the conversion.
  • No extra need to install the Spotify Music app.
  • Spotify Free and Premium accounts are feasible
Step 1:   Launch Spotify Music Converter

Launch Spotify Music Converter after you've installed this handy tool on your computer. On the primary interface, hit on the "Open Spotify Web Player" button. Then you are required to log in to Spotify with a Free or Premium account.

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Step 2:   Customize the output settings of Spotify songs

This step could not be ignored when you want more personalized downloads. Navigate to the "setting" button in the top right. Then adjust the output parameters in the pop-up setting window. It's simple to change the output format, bit rate, sample rate, output folder, etc. When you need to apply all changes, just close the window.

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Step 3:   Download Spotify playlists to MP3 in batches

Open your desired music album or playlist in the built-in Spotify Music web player. Then you can tap on the "Add to list" button to select songs. Tick off the desired songs from the list, then cilck on the "Convert Now" button to initiate a conversion right away. Another option "Save to list" helps you to add the selected songs to a task list. Then you can open other playlists or albums to add more songs. When all songs you need are added to the task list, just click the "task list" button in the upper right to convert all added songs at once.

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Step 4:   Check the downloaded Spotify songs on local computer

The output folder will pop up automatically after the conversion. Or you can click the "folder icon" to open the output folder. Now, the forever playback of Spotify music is available.

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AudiCable Audio Recorder is always reliable for downloading music from almost all music sources. It provides the best way to truly download all kinds of online music to MP3 songs. And Spotify Music Converter can be perfect when you only need to download Spotify music to the local files. Have a free try and enjoy all Spotify music playback freely right now! Just do not hesitate and give it a shot!

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