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Best Way to Save Spotify Songs to Computer

By Iris Holmes

Updated on April 10, 2019

"How can I save Spotify songs to computer?"

Have you puzzled about saving Spotify Music to computer? Even when you have subscribed as a Spotify Premium Membership, you just got the cache files but not the Spotify Music files? That is because Spotify is a streaming music app and the music file you have downloaded are DRM-protected files. Knowing your need to save Spotify songs to computer, we will show you the best way to get Spotify fully saved to your local computer, whether you are a free user or a premium user. Now, let's have a brief look at the traditional way to save Spotify music to your desktop.


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. Unfortunately, you can listen to the saved Spotify songs within the Spotify app and cannot enjoy Spotify songs individually. If you don't want to save Spotify songs to desktop in this way, you can move onto 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 Download switch. Press the "Download" button, you can easily save all the Spotify songs of the selected playlists. When the whole downloading process 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 it without Spotify app? That is what I want to share an effective way to save Spotify songs to computer with you all on the following part. 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 the Spotify downloaded as the DRM-free music. Due to the difficulty of breaking DRM from Spotify, here we highly recommend saving Spotify songs to computer with the effective tool, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter.

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is specially designed for downloading songs, playlists, albums from Spotify even without the premium subscription so that it is easy for Spotify free and Spotify Premium save Spotify music to computer. Various DRM-free format such as MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC are available for setting as output file formats. Besides, all the converted music will be kept as the original music quality. What's more, it has the highlight feature for Windows users, and that is converting the Spotify Music in the 5x conversion speed.

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

Warming up:

#1 Please click to 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 to 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 For Spotify windows users, please download Spotify app from the Spotify Official website (not Windows app store) first before the whole conversion. It will make the whole conversion perfectly functioning.

Step 1. 2 Ways to Add Spotify Songs/Playlists/Albums to Converter

Having launched the TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, you can see the huge music note in the middle of Spotify Music Converter. On the first line of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, there are "Add Files", "Options", "Convert", "Stop" and "History" for you to easily go through every step. Now, we need to click to the first button "Add Files".

TuneFab offers 2 ways to add the Spotify music that you want to save to computer.

Method One: On the Spotify app, you can select the Spotify playlists or songs and then just drag the Spotify music/song/playlists/albums to the main interface of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. 

Method Two: On the Spotify app, you can click to the Spotify music playlist and copy the Spotify Music playlists link, and then you can paste it on to the input box and then click to "+". 

When the whole adding Spotify songs progress is finished, please don't forget to click to "Add" again to confirm all the music are successfully added to the Spotify Music Converter.

Add Music to Spotify

Step 2. Customize Output Settings

Having added the music to Spotify Music Converter, now let's move on to the output settings part.

To select the output format, click to "Options" > "Advanced". There are lots of parameters can be set, like music format, SampleRate and BitRate and more.

To set the output folder, click to "Options" > "General". If you don't make any change, then it will store on the default folder.

Set Music Parameter

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

Click "Convert" to start converting the song. Once the conversion is finished, the converted Spotify song will be saved to the output folder. And now you are able to listen to the song whenever you like.

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

Ultimate Guidance: Get the Best Way to Download and Save Music from Spotify to iPhone

Converting Spotify Music to MP3

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 also helpful for your friends, just go ahead and share it with them. Feel free to contact us, if you have any problem of enjoying Spotify music. 

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