"I have been a Spotify Free subscriber for more than 10 years, Spotify is an excellent streaming music service, but recently I want to listen to music on Tidal. How to transfer my Spotify playlists to Tidal?"

Guys, are you also confused about that? As a big fan of Spotify, you may have created many Spotify playlists, so it will take a lot of time for creating new playlists on Tidal. Is it possible that users can transfer Spotify playlists to Tidal? Well, of course it is, but there is one thing you can't forget, Spotify Free subscribers are not allowed to download playlists from Spotify, that means they can't transfer Spotify music to Tidal directly, then how to solve it? Don't be worried, here comes with the best and free method of converting and transferring Spotify playlists to Tidal.


Part 1. Spotify VS. Tidal

First of all, some of you may not know Tidal well as Tidal is launched on 2014, therefore I would like to make a brief comparison between Spotify and Tidal.



Launch Date

Apr. 23th, 2006

Oct. 28th, 2014

Music Library

About 35 million songs

About 48.5 million songs

Music Quality

320 kbps for Premium subscribers/

160 kbps for Free subscribers

320 kbit/s for Premium/

16-Bit/44.1 KHz for Hi-Fi


OGG Vorbis


Premium Fee


$9.99 for Premium/

$19.99 for Hi-Fi

Supported Platform

Android, iOS, Windows,

Mac OS and Linux

Windows, OS X, iOS,


As you can see, in some aspects, Tidal is better than Spotify such as music library and quality, so it's no wonder that some of you want to transfer Spotify playlists to Tidal. However, it maybe not so easy for Spotify Free subscribers to do that as they can't use Soundiiz, an all-in-one account manager, to move Spotify playlists to Tidal directly. The how can they transfer their Spotify playlists to Tidal? Well a Spotify music downloader can be helpful.

Part 2. How to Download Spotify Playlists

Referring to downloading Spotify music for free, you really need to download TuneFab Spotify Music Converter as it is one of the best Spotify music converter. As its name suggests, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is designed to convert Spotify music to MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC. As there are so many Spotify music converter in the market, then what are its specialties?

#1. Download Spotify music without Premium.

#2. The conversion speed could be 1X or 5X.

#3. Three language version: English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.

#4. Preserve the ID3 tags, titles, artist, album, genre and more meta information.

As TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is a such wonderful program, why not have a try? Just click the "Try It Free" button below to easily download and install it on your computers. Then you can follow the step-by-step guide to convert Spotify playlists to FLAC.

Step 1. Register the Program

As there is no such thing as free lunch, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is not totally free. The free trial version only allows users to save the first 3 minutes of Spotify music for more than 3 minutes, so it's necessary for you to pay for the program to get the activation code. Or you can try the trial version to know more about this efficient program at first.

Register the Program

Step 2. Add Spotify Playlist

To convert Spotify playlist, you don't need to add Spotify songs one by one, just click on "Add Files" button, then you can directly drag the playlist from Spotify or copy and paste the playlist link into the search box. After that, you will see your Spotify playlists are shown in the interface, then click "Add" button.

Add Spotify Playlist

Step 3. Select Output Format

As Tidal can support FLAC format, so I suggest you to select FLAC as the output format. Go to "Options" and click on "Advanced" option, then find FLAC from the output format drop-down list. If you want to get better sound quality, then you can change the SampleRate and BitRate according to your needs.

Note: You can also change the output file by clicking on "General" option.

Select Output Format

Step 4. Get Started on Converting Spotify Playlists to FLAC

The last step is to click on "Convert" button on the menu bar. Then just wait a few minutes. If you have selected the conversion speed as 5X, then it won't take a long time to finish conversion.

Change Output Folder

Part 3. How to Transfer Spotify Playlists to Tidal

After finish converting, you can find all your Spotify playlists in FLAC format on the output folder. So now you can transfer these Spotify playlists to Tidal by Soundiiz, but first of all, upload these Spotify music to the Spotify app.

Step 1. Log in your Soundiiz account, if you don't have one, then create your Soundiiz account.

Step 2. Click on "Spotify" and "Connect" button.

Step 3. Click on "Platform to platform" button.

Step 4. Follow the on screen instructions to transfer Spotify playlist to Tidal.

In conclusion, Spotify Premium subscribers can directly transfer Spotify playlists to Tidal with Soundiiz, but Spotify Free subscribers are not allowed to that, so Spotify Free subscribers had better download TuneFab Spotify Music Converter to download Spotify music and then transfer them to Tidal with Soundiiz.

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