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"How can I save Spotify songs to computer?"

This is a common problem that will make you feel puzzled when trying to save Spotify music on your computer. Even you have subscribed to a Spotify Premium membership and finally get the option to download Spotify songs, you just got the cache files stored in your device but not a playable local audio file. Due to the fact that Spotify is a streaming music app and the music file you have downloaded are DRM-protected files, you may find it difficult to get full control of your music library.

Perhaps you don't want to rely too much on a streaming service. And here's what you've been looking for: an ultimate guide to save Spotify songs as unprotected audio to your computer. Both free listeners and premium users can have a chance to manage and organize their Spotify music collections.


Part 1. Traditional Way to Save Spotify Songs on Desktop

In a general manner, having subscribed to Premium, you can easily save Spotify songs to your desktop. But unfortunately, you can only play the saved Spotify songs within the Spotify app and cannot enjoy these songs outside any Spotify-supported device. Still, you can take full advantage of your Premium subscription and download Spotify songs to your computer. The following will be a full guide to help you save Spotify songs on desktop via Premium. If you don't have a Spotify Premium account, directly move on to the second part.

Step 1. Open the Spotify app and then you can see all the Spotify music playlists on your Spotify music library. Pick up one playlist or song that you want to save to your local computer.

Step 2. On the main interface of your playlists, here is the Download switch. Press the "Download" button, you can easily save all the Spotify songs on the selected playlists. When the whole downloading process is finished, you can find these Spotify songs in your computer folder.

Turn on Download Button on Spotify

Now you can enjoy Spotify songs playing on your computer without the Internet. But as we have mentioned before, you can just enjoy Spotify music merely on the Spotify app. So, how can you save Spotify songs to your computer and play them without the Spotify app? No worry, the viable method will be introduced in the following. Keep reading.

Part 2. Effective Way to Save Spotify Songs to Computer (100% Working)

To save Spotify songs, playlists, albums to computer, it is better to get Spotify downloaded as DRM-free music. But the difficulty of breaking DRM from Spotify is the main factor that hinders most online music converters to deal with your problems. Therefore, here we highly recommend an effective tool, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, to handle the DRM issue.

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is specially designed for downloading songs, playlists, albums from Spotify even without a premium subscription. In other words, Spotify free users and Spotify Premium members can save Spotify music to computer much easier. Various DRM-free formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC are available for setting as output file formats. And all the converted music will be kept as the original music quality. Better still, both Windows and Mac users are able to convert Spotify songs at 4X faster speed.

Now, let's take a look at the detailed tutorial on saving Spotify songs to the computer.

Hot tips:

#1 Please click on the "Try It Free" button to get TuneFab Spotify Music Converter fully downloaded on your desktop. When the whole downloading progress is finished, you can click on the note-shaped icon to install the TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. When the installation is over, then you can move on to the first step.

#2 The upgraded TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is embedded with the Spotify web player to ensure a more stable conversion process.

Step 0. Log in to your Spotify via the Web Player

Download and install TuneFab Spotify Music Player. And then click on the Open Spotify Web Player and log in to your Spotify account.

Spotify Music Converter Welcome Page

Step 1. Add Spotify Songs/Playlists/Albums to Converter

Instead of providing the complex operation, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter offers you the easiest ways to import Spotify music to the converter so as to save the music to the computer.

On the web player page, you can select the Spotify playlists or songs and then just click on the green bubble button with the plus icon.

Click the Add icon

The Spotify music converter will smartly detect your selected playlist and then show all the tracks on the interface. You may also select the specific song you need or simply click on the Select All, and click Cancel to deselect the song you don't want. Besides, the track or playlists that you previously added will be kept in the conversion queue unless you delete them or they are converted to a new format.

Songs from Selected Spotify Playlist

When the whole adding Spotify songs progress is finished, songs will be automatically recognized. If not, close the window and try the same operations to add the songs to the Spotify Music Converter again.

Step 2. Customize Output Settings

To customize output settings, you can click on the settings icon on the upper right and then select the "Preference". Next, switch to the "Advanced" tab on the Preference window and choose the music format from the drop-down list. There are MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC for Spotify Free and Spotify Premium users to choose from. For playback convenience, we recommend converting Spotify Music to MP3 given the fact that MP3 is a commonly-used format.

General Settings

You can also select the output format from the top right corner. The default song parameters are 128 Kbps, 44,1000 Hz, which is virtually identical to the original settings on Spotify.

Select Output Format

Step 3. Convert Spotify Songs/ Playlists/Albums to MP3 for Saving

Click "Convert All" or "Convert X Items" to start converting the song.

Convert Spotify Music to MP3

Once the conversion is finished, hit the Finished button on the center of the main interface for viewing the output files. See, it is easy for you now to listen to the song whenever you like.

A Successful Conversion

Tips: If you want to save Spotify songs to your iPhone, you can keep reading the following post and make it by yourself.

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With these 3 steps above, you can easy to save whatever Spotify songs to your computer and enjoy Spotify music without the connection to the Internet. If you think it is also helpful for your friends, just go ahead and share it with them. Feel free to contact us if you have any problems with Spotify and the Spotify music converter. 

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