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How to Play Spotify Music on VLC Player

By Tony Moton

March 25, 2018

"I purchased Spotify Premium because I wanted to download Spotify music and play them on VLC. However, the downloaded Spotify music is unavailable on VLC. Why VLC can't play Spotify music? Isn't it compatible with most of the audio formats?"


Many people may want to play Spotify music on VLC but failed. Why? Can this problem be figured out? Fortunately, it can be solved easily. Keep on reading.

VLC Media Player


CONTENTS


Part 1. Introduction of VLC Media Player

The VLC media player is a very popular free streaming media server. It can be launched easily on PC or many portable devices, such as iPhone, Windows and Android phone, etc.


VLC Media Player supports most of the common audio and video formats, including MP3, WMV, WebM, MKV, etc. Besides, DVD-file format and CD-file format are also included. That means you can play almost any video or audio with VLC Media Player conveniently.


But can VLC play Spotify Music? The answer is YES. Theoretically, VLC Media Player can read OGG format, but the downloaded Spotify Music can't be played by VCL directly because of DRM. Only to remove DRM can you play Spotify music on VLC Media Player.


Part 2. TuneFab Spotify Music Converter

To remove DRM from Spotify Music, you need the help of a third-party converter - TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, which will help to remove DRM from Spotify Music easily. With this software, no matter you are a Spotify free user or a premium user, you can use Spotify music without any restrictions.


TuneFab Spotify Music Converter enjoys great features. For example, it could convert Spotify Music songs with lossless quality and fast conversion speed to common audio formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, etc. Meanwhile, it will automatically keep the information of the music, so you don't need to worry about the loss of title, artist, album and ID3 Tags of the converted Spotify songs.

Part 3. How to Remove DRM from Spotify Music

To remove DRM from Spotify with TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, few steps below are required.


Step 1. Launch TuneFab Spotify Music Converter

Firstly, click on the download button to install TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. Launch it to go to the main interface.

Note: TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is provided for 30 days for the free trial. After trying, you can make your decision for purchasing the whole version.

Launch Spotify Music Converter


Step 2. Add Files

Secondly, you need to add Spotify songs to TuneFab Spotify Music Converter by clicking "Add Files" button. Two ways are offered:

# You can directly drag the song from Spotify to the Converter

# Go to the Spotify interface, copy the song link and paste it into TuneFab Spotify Music Converter.

Add Spotify Songs


Step 3. Settings

After adding all the Spotify songs you want to convert, set the output format and choose the output folder. TuneFab Spotify Music Converter can save the converted files in MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC.

Click "Options" > "Advanced". Here you can set not only the output format but also sample rate as well as bit rate(quality of the music).

Go to "General" section. Here you can choose the output folder for saving the converted Spotify songs. If you skip this step, the files will be saved in the default folder. Remember to click "Save" button to save your setting.

Select Output Format


Step 4. Start to Convert

Then start the conversion, All you need is one click on "Convert" button and wait for the conversion done.

Convert


Step 5. Find the Extracted Spotify Songs

When TuneFab Spotify Music Converter finishes the task of converting all the Spotify songs, click "History" and go to the output folder to get the converted files. Open the songs on VLC Media Player. Now, you can play Spotify Music on VLC without any limitations.

Find the Extracted Songs


I believe TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is a good DRM remover for Spotify Music. Have a try and it will solve your problem! You are welcome to make any comments below, please keep following us.


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