4 Ways to download songs from Spotify

Spotify is a famous music streaming service. Install the app on your Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Android devices, you can stream the whole music catalog whenever there is internet connection. When you go somewhere without internet and want to enjoy the music, you need to download them first. Here we will introduce you 4 ways to download Spotify music for offline listening.

Download Spotify Music with Premium Subscription

Of course the easiest way to download Spotify music is to subscribe to Premium, although it’s not the cheapest. There are some limitations: You can download 10,000 tracks on each of up to 5 different devices. The downloaded music can only be played on that certain device with Spotify app. You can’t move them anywhere else or play them with other music player. In fact when you open the offline song storage folder, you won’t find actual audio files. The downloaded files are DRM protected and can only be recognized by Spotify app. You have to be online at least once per 30 days or the downloaded files will be moved.
Price : $10.99 per month

How to download Spotify songs on desktop?

  1. Open Spotify app, go to the playlist or album you want to download.
    Note: You can’t download individual songs, but you can put them in a playlist and download the playlist.
  2. Click the Download icon.

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How to download Spotify songs on mobile/tablet?

  1. Open Spotify app, go to the playlist or album you want to download.
    Note: You can’t download individual songs, but you can put them in a playlist and download the playlist.
  2. On Android, tap the Download toggle on the top right; on iOS, tap the downward-facing arrow on the top left.

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Download Spotify Music with Spotify Music Converter

If you subscribed to Spotify Premium but want to download more songs on more devices, or download Spotify music in DRM-free formats, or download songs without subscribing to Premium, you will need a Spotify music downloader tool. There is such a kind of tool in the market that allows you to download any Spotify music no matter you are a Premium or Free user. Here we will recommend Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter.
To make downloading Spotify music as simple as possible, Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter requires you to do nothing more than drag&drop and hit ‘Convert’. Drag&drop any Spotify songs, albums or playlists you want to download to the Spotify Converter interface and then click ‘Convert’. Spotify Music Converter is able to download Spotify music in 4 formats: MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC. The downloading is fast but preserves 100% original quality.
Price : Lifetime license $39.95

How to download Spotify music with Spotify Music Converter ? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.

Step 1. Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Music Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Drag&drop songs, albums or playlists you want to convert from Spotify to the interface.

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Step 2. Choose output format, set bitrate and samplerate if you like.

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Step 3. Click Convert to start downloading Spotify music to the format you choose.

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Download Spotify Music from YouTube

iMusic provides a specific way to download Spotify music: when you copy&paste the link of Spotify songs, album or playlist you want to download, it detects the songs from YouTube and download them with fast speed. However, if it can't find the songs or playlists you want, the download fails. Also the audio quality from YouTube may not be as good as Spotify.
Price : Lifetime license $59.95

Download Spotify music with Streaming Music Recorder

Using a streaming audio recorder to grab music from Spotify and save them in mp3, m4a or other formats. There are many free or paid streaming music recorders in the market, such as Apowersoft Audio Recorder , Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder , Ondesoft Audio Recorder .
These music recorders can record not only Spotify Music, but also other streaming services such as Apple Music, YouTube, Deezer, etc.
Price : Apowersoft (Lifetime license $59.95), Ondesoft (Lifetime license $29.95)

Options that doesn't work anymore:

Mp3fy.com and SpotifyTube: the two website no longer work.
Playlist-converter.net allows you to convert Spotify playlists to free text, YouTube, Deezer and SoundCloud.