How to Play Spotify Music on Nintendo Switch

It seems Spotify is not planning to release a Nintendo Switch Spotify App since it responded to the topic Spotify for Nintendo Switch on Spotify community page.

"Hey folks, Spotify staff here.
We’re always working on improving the Spotify experience across platforms, but we don’t have any further information to share at the moment.
It should also be noted that we typically don't announce integrations with third parties in advance.
Thanks for continuing to share your ideas."

Nintendo Switch users who want to listen to Spotify songs while playing game may feel disappointed, but here we will show you an easy way to play Spotify music on Nintendo Switch.

You can listen to music stored on an SD card using Nintendo 3DS Sound. The following music formats can be played:

  • AAC files with .m4a, .mp4, and .3gp extensions
  • MP3 files with .mp3 extensions, bit rates of 16kbps - 320kbps, and sampling frequencies of 32kHz - 48kHz

If you can download Spotify music to mp3 or m4a format, you can then transfer them to SD card and then enjoy them on your Nintendo Switch. Here we will show you how to download Spotify music to mp3 or m4a on your Mac and Windows.

Ondesoft Spotify Converter is a professional Spotify music downloader that allows you to download Spotify songs and albums to mp3, m4a, wav and flac with either free or premium account. It downloads Spotify songs with 100% original quality, up to 320 kbps. It will preserve all metadata. Ondesoft Spotify Converter is available on both Mac and Windows. You don't need to download Spotify music, just drag&drop the songs/albums/playlists you want to convert. So you can use it to convert Spotify to mp3 with even Spotify free account .

Follow below steps and learn how to download Spotify music to mp3 with Ondesoft Spotify Converter.

1. Run Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Spotify will be launched automatically.

spotify to mp3 converter

2. Select Spotify music

Drag&drop tracks, playlists or albums from Spotify app to the interface directly. Or click "Add Files", copy&paste the link of the song, album or playlist to the bottom area and then click + icon. To copy the link, right click the playlist, album or song and choose "Share" - Copy Playlist(or Album/Song) Link.

drag&drop spotify songs

All songs in the playlist or albums will be checked by default. You are free to uncheck the tracks you don't want to convert.

3. Choose output format (optional)

Click the gear icon on the top right corner to open Settings. Here you can select output format (MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF), choose output audio quality, cover quality, change the output path, organize the output files in various ways, rename output files and more.

Spotify to mp3, m4a, wav, flac

4. Click Convert button

If you don't need to change output settings, just skip to this step. Click Convert button to start converting Spotify to MP3.

Spotify to mp3

After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the DRM-free Spotify songs, albums or playlists in MP3 format. You can then transfer them to usb drive or any media player that supports mp3.

Spotify to mp3 converter

5. Transfer the MP3 songs to SD card.

6. Play Spotify music on Nintendo Switch

  1. Select the Nintendo 3DS Sound icon on the HOME Menu, and tap Open .
  2. Tap the desired music folder on the lower screen.
  3. Tap Open , and then use the stylus to scroll through music files or folders.
  4. Select a music file and tap Play to begin playback.

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