How to download Spotify songs to external hard drive?

If you download a lot of Spotify playlists for offline listening and save them on your computer, they may occupy a large part of storage. Thenmany people ask can I download Spotify songs to external hard drive? From Spotify FAQ page you can find that premium subscribers must go online with Spotify at least once every 30 days. This is so Spotify can check your subscription is still active and count track plays to compensate artists. If you don’t go online with Spotify at least once every 30 days, any tracks you’ve downloaded for offline listening are automatically removed from your device.

Only Premium subscribers can download Spotify Music. The offline music is DRM protected and can only play within Spotify app. If you can download Spotify music to mp3, you can then backup them to external hard drive and play them with any music player. To download Spotify music to MP3 with either free or premium account, all you need is Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter .

Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter is a professional Spotify playlist converter which allows you to download actual mp3/m4a/wav/flac songs from Spotify to external hard drive. It will preserve 100% original quality and ID3 tags.

Follow below steps to learn how to download Spotify songs to external hard drive with Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter.

Before started, Then download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows.

Step 1 Add Spotify music

Go to Spotify to find any songs or playlists you want to convert, you can drag&drop them to the Spotify Converter directly.

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Or you can copy&paste the link of the song/playlist from Spotify web player. Then Click the Add button to import all songs.

drag&drop spotify songs

Step 2 Customize output settings
After importing songs, you are able to change the output formats, output folder, bitrate and Simple rate by clicking the Options button.

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Step 3 Start Converting
When finish the above settings, click the Convert button to start the conversion.

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After the conversion, you can find all converted songs by clicking below folder icon. Now connect the external hard drive or SD card to your computer and transfer the DRM-free Spotify songs to it.

Spotify song to external hard drive

Spotify Converter

Spotify Converter
Download Spotify music to MP3, M4A, etc. with either free or premium account.