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Top 7 most popular Spotify Visualizer you can try

Jan. 2024 Updated

Music visualization, a feature found in electronic music visualizers and media player software, generates animated imagery based on a piece of music. A music visualizer works by extracting waveform and/or frequency information from the music and feeding this information through some display rules, which produces what you see on the screen. The Spotify visualizer software starts by analyzing the waveform and frequency information in the audio, and it looks best as a screen saver.

It would be cool to have a music visualizer that syncs with music that's built into Spotify. A Spotify visualizer was implemented in the desktop version of the app a while ago. Just type in the top left search bar spotify:app:visualizer and a Spotify visualizer app should appear for you. Then for some unexplainable reason, it got removed. Since Spotify is one of the best music streaming softwares, the one thing Spotify lacks is a live Spotify visualizer that either allows full screen album artwork or abstract visuals that go along with the music. Fortunately, there are so many third-party music visualizer softwares in the market now. Here we will list you several Spotify Visualizer you can try.

CONTENTS

Part 1 Free Online Spotify Visualizer
  1. Kaleidosync
  2. AudioVisualizer
  3. Tessellator
Part 2 Spotify Visualizer for Mobile
  1. Spectrum
Part 3 Spotify Visualizer for Desktop
  1. Animus Visualizer
  2. Rainmeter Spotify visualizer
Part 4 Powerful third-party music player with visualizer
  1. iTunes
  2. Windows Media Player
  3. VLC
  4. How to play Spotify with third-party music player?

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Part 1 Free Online Spotify Visualizer

1. https://kaleidosync.herokuapp.com

https://www.kaleidosync.com has a growing collection of 23 customizable WebGL sketches by @zachary.io, with more added every week. Open it in your browser, click the LOG IN button to link your Spotify account, then play music from Spotify app or web player and you will see the visualizer effect.

2. AudioVisualizer

AudioVisualizer is a google chrome extension audio Visualizer which works on any website.

  1. Open AudioVisualizer in Google chrome browser and click Add to Chrome.
  2. Go to https://open.spotify.com/ and play a song.
  3. Click the AudioVisualizer icon on the top right corner of the browser to turn on the Visualizer.

3. https://tessellator.herokuapp.com

https://tessellator.herokuapp.com is also a web-based free to use 3D Spotify music visualizer. The inspiration for Spotify Visualizer came after a Christian Löffler set in SF. It works the same as the previous visualizer. Open it in your browser, log in your account, play any Spotify songs. The main difference of Tessellator is that it displays images with three-dimensional objects, from pyramids to curved surfaces, creating quite special effects. It is worth a try. However, it requires Spotify premium.

Part 2 Spotify Visualizer for Mobile

1. Spectrum

Spectrum is a Music Visualizer for Android and iOS. Generate visual effects from your music app, music library or microphone input. There is a great selection of visualizers that can be selected or rotated at random that look great. In the free version, you'll see the app's watermark, banner ads, and full-screen ads after playing a song or after a certain amount of time has passed. And only some of the content is available. With the Premium version, you won't see watermarks and ads, and all the content is available. It also allows you to record visualizer videos.

How to use Spectrum on iOS?

  1. Play a song in Spotify.
  2. Launch Spectrum and tap the music button.
  3. Select your songs from music library. These songs should be on your device.

Part 3 Spotify Visualizer for Desktop

1. Animus Visualizer

Animus is a free music visualizer app for Mac that allows the user to customize and control the visualization in real-time. You can control the graphics with the keyboard for a live performance setting.

How to use Animus Visualizer?

  1. Download and install it on your Mac.
  2. Play a songs from Spotify. Run Animus Visualizer and you will see the visual effect.

animus spotify visualizer

2. Rainmeter Spotify visualizer

  1. Go to https://www.rainmeter.net to download and install the latest version of Rainmeter.
  2. Download Rainmeter visualizer from https://rainmeter-skins.com/ or https://www.deviantart.com/rainmeter/gallery/23941137/Skins.
  3. Double click the downloaded zip file to install the visualizer to Rainmeter.
  4. Launch your Rainmeter and then choose the visualizer you want.
  5. Play Spotify music.

Part 4 Powerful third-party music player with visualizer

Actually, many music players have visualizer feature. If the music player you like has visualizer feature, you may consider useing it to play Spotify songs. Here we will introduce you several music player with visualizer.

1.iTunes

Since its very first version, iTunes has had a visualizer, a built-in light show that you can use to play trippy animations while you listen to music. A quick press of two keys triggers the visualizer: while listening to music, just press Command-T, and sit back and watch the show. After converting Spotify music to mp3, you can then import the DRM free Spotify songs to iTunes and then enjoy then with visualizer.

Turn on visual effects: Choose View > Visualizer > Show Visualizer.

itunes visualizer

itunes visualizer

2. Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player, the default player that comes preinstalled with Windows operating systems comes with visualizations. Click the "Switch to Now Playing" button in the lower-right corner and then click "Play" to play a song. Right-click any open space on the media player, select "Visualizations," highlight a collection category and then click the visualization to use.

itunes visualizer

3. VLC

Audio visualizations is a also available in VLC while playing audio files. From the VLC Menu click on Audio > Visualizations and then select a visualization. You can also select visualizations by right clicking while your audio is being played. From the right click media go to Audio > Visualizations and select a visualization. The default available visualizations are Spectometer, Scope, Spectrum, Vu Meter, Goom and ProjectM. They all have their own style. Switch between them and select the one you like.

itunes visualizer

Other music players with visualizer feature include AIMP , Winamp , foobar2000 , Media Monkey and more. However, you can't use them to play Spotify songs directly. As we all know that Spotify music are protected by DRM and the format of Spotify music is Ogg Vorbis.

4. How to play Spotify with third-party music player?

To play Spotify songs on third-party music player with visualizer feature , you need to convert Spotify songs to MP3 format and remove DRM protection from them. Ondesoft Spotify Converter is designed for downloading and converting any Spotify songs, albums or playlists to MP3, M4A, WAV or FLAC with 100% original quality. Wit

h Ondesoft Spotify Converter, you can play Spotify songs anywhere, anytime without any limitations. The following tutorial will show you how to use Ondesoft Spotify Converter to download DRM free songs from Spotify .

1. Run Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account with the built-in Spotify web player, whether free or premium.

spotify to mp3 converter

2. Choose output format (optional)

Ondesoft Spotify Converter will download Spotify songs in original format by default, mostly in M4A format. It also supports downloading Spotify music in MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF formats. Click the gear icon on the top right corner to change output format if you need. You can also change the output folder, quality, volume, file name format, etc. according your needs.

Spotify to mp3, m4a, wav, flac

3. Select Spotify songs, albums or playlists

Browse or search to find the songs, playlists or albums you want to download with the built-in Spotify web player. Click the red Add to list button to load all songs.

drag&drop spotify songs

All songs in the playlist or albums will be checked by default. You can uncheck the songs you don't want to download.

4. Click Convert button

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

Spotify to mp3

After the converting, you can get the DRM-free Spotify MP3 songs by clicking the Folder icon. Now you can transfer the songs to above music player and enjoy the songs with visualizer.

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