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 Music, Deezer, YouTube Music, 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, ALAC, 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.

log in spotify

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.

record settings

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.

AudiFab 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 app.
  • Spotify Free and Premium accounts are feasible

Step 1: Launch Spotify Music Converter

Launch AudiFab Spotify Music Converter after you've installed this handy tool on your computer.

main interface

Step 2: Add Music from the Spotify App to AudiFab

Drag and drop a song or a playlist from the Spotify app to AudiFab. After checking the Spotify songs that you’d like to convert to MP3, you can click the OK button.

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Step 3: Adjust Output Format.

Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner, select MP3(or other formats you need) as the output format, and choose the output folder. Next, just close the Settings window and AudiFab will apply the changed settings.

output settings of spotify music

Step 4: Convert the Songs

In this step, you just click the "Convert" button which is in the lower right corner. And the songs will start to convert.

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Step 5: Find Downloaded Spotify Music

After conversion, you can check your converted songs at the "Converted" button on the left. Also, you can go to the output folder set in Step 3 to check your downloads on your local drive.

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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 AudiFab 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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