March 11, 2019
I am a crazy music lover who spend hours a day exploring music tracks I've never heard before. As a result, I have thousands of songs and dozens of playlists in my Spotify account. However, some of them are saved repeatedly without being noticed. It's time consuming to check and delete Spotify duplicates one by one and will takes up extra spaces when downloading all the songs offline without de-duplicate. But is there any efficient way we can use to organize Spotify playlist? Let's check together:
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The good news for Spotify users is that Spotify provides a duplicate songs notifications for their users now. Every time you are trying to add a new song that is already in your Spotify library, you will get the following pop up offering two options: "ADD ALL" or "SKIP DUPLICATES". You can choose the green "SKIP DUPLICATES" to easily skip existing songs and only add new ones.
However, what if we already have some duplicated songs added to our Spotify library before Spotify providing this "Duplicate song" notification feature? Just read on to see how we can delete duplicate Spotify songs with ease:
Step 1. Browse your playlist and you will find duplicated songs.
Step 2. The regular method to remove duplicate songs is to manually remove them one by one or select them in bulk and right click on the song to show the option menu. Choose "Remove from this Playlist".
Note: Manually deleting works for those playlists that have only few songs. For those who have hundreds of songs included in one playlist, removing duplicated songs manually will be time wasting.
Step 3. To solve this issue, I've been digging into the solutions and find the following website which is so smart and efficient to remove a large amount of duplicated Spotify songs from a huge playlist. Just visit: https://jmperezperez.com/spotify-dedup/.
Step 4. Here you will be asked to log in your Spotify account. Just hit on the green "Log in with Spotify" as shown.
Step 5. After that, the Spotify dedup will start scan your Spotify accounts and when it's done, you will get the "Processing complete!" notification and the duplicated songs of your chosen playlist listed as below. Hit on the blue "Remove duplicates from this playlist".
Step 6. Wait a few seconds and you will get the following info showing that the duplicated songs scanned is all be removed successfully.
The issue is easily solved with few simple clicks. However, what if we want to organize the whole Spotify account and remove all Spotify duplicate songs in library? I am sorry that I haven't found any excellent third party website or software that works perfectly to compare different Spotify playlist and de-duplicate them. However, there are still some certain ways that we can achieve this. Let's see how:
For example, I have another Spotify playlist by Norah Jones which I believe there are already some songs existed in my private playlist. How can I avoid duplicated and add new ones to my private playlist?
Copy all the songs from Norah Jones playlist and paste them into the playlist I want.
As mentioned in the preface part, Spotify will pop up a notification telling you that some of these songs are already in your playlist. You just need to click on the green "SKIP DUPLICATES" to only add new songs.
Now, we've excluded the duplicate songs from your Spotify playlist, it's time to download Spotify songs for offline playing. As we all know, no matter how many songs you want to download, you need to have a Spotify Premium subscription. That is, you need to pay Spotify $9.99 a month so that you can download unlimited Spotify songs, be able to skip songs and use Spotify without advertisements.
Of course, there's a more affordable way to make the best of the large Spotify music resources database. We can download unlimited Spotify songs with TuneFab Spotify Music Converter with a relatively low price. We all know that Spotify OGG music are encrypted with DRM protection so that it can't be played on other music playing app. TuneFab Spotify Music Converter perfectly solved this by automatically removing DRM protection and enabling you to convert Spotify songs to MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC.
Step 1. Install TuneFab Spotify Music Converter on PC/Mac
Download and install TuneFab Spotify Music Converter on your computer. Then you will see the main interface as below.
Step 2. Add Spotify Songs
From the main interface of the software, we can see the "Add Files" button. Click on it and if you've already install Spotify app on your computer, it will be brought up. You can browse and drag and drop the songs from your Spotify library to TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. As the software instructed, you can drag and drop songs, playlists, albums, artists and tracks to the software easily. Hit on "Add" and you will see the interface as below.
Step 3. Choose Songs to Convert
In this step, you can review the songs that you just added. View and uncheck those you don't want and click on "Add" again once you finish it.
Step 4. Select Output Format & Folder
As we all known, MP3 is very universally used in multiple devices and players. So, make sure the Spotify songs we download is ready for different use, converting OGG to MP3 is obviously a wise option. Go to "Options" > "Advanced" > "Format" and choose "MP3".
Go to "Options" > "General" > "Select..." to choose the output folder that you can conveniently locate.
Step 5. Convert Spotify Music to MP3/M4A/WAV/FLAC
The last thing you need to do to download Spotify songs for offline is to simply hit on "Convert" button from the top.
Here you are! Now your Spotify account is tidied up. There's no more duplicated songs in your playlist(s) which takes up extra space and time when downloading them. Try the process on your own to see how easy it is to remove duplicates of Spotify playlist and organize Spotify playlist on your own before downloading Spotify music without Premium.
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