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Best Way to Play Spotify on Squeezebox

By Claire Wilson

March 29, 2019

Do you like listening to music with online music player like Squeezebox? Squeezebox is a professional network music player from Logitech. It can make it easier and more convenient to play music from online streaming platforms, such as Spotify, Pandora, BBC, Deezer, Napster and more. 


However, as you may find that now Squeezebox doesn't support Spotify any more, you may be puzzled what happened and how to play Spotify on your Squeezebox. This guide offers you a solution on that. 


CONTENTS


Part 1. Why Can't Squeezebox Play Spotify Music

In 2011, Logitech announced that it had joined forces with Spotify to support the popular digital music service on the Squeezebox Wi-Fi music players, but since 2017, Spotify has been dropping Squeezebox support.


As Spotify music is DRM-locked, you need to remove DRM from Spotify tracks and convert the songs to the formats that are compatible with your Squeezebox. Then is there an all-in-one solution that can solve this problem? There is no doubt that the answer is yes, you can totally use a professional Spotify music converter to remove Spotify music's DRM and convert them to MP3, such as TuneFab Spotify Music Converter.


Part 2. How to Remove DRM and Convert Spotify Music to MP3

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is designed for bringing free to your Spotify music easily and professionally. With the powerful converter, you can convert the songs, playlists, albums in Spotify to DRM-free MP3, M4V, WAV, FLAC, etc. or download them without subscribing for the Spotify Premium. Then you can stream DRM-free Spotify music to your Squeezebox or other portable devices including iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, MP3 plyer for playing.


As TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is built with a quick drag-and-drop feature, so it lets you easily remove DRM and convert Spotify music to MP3 format. But before converting, don't forget to click the button below to download this reliable program. Then install it and follow the step-by-step guideline.

Step 1. Download and Install the Program

Download and install TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. Launch the program and then you will find Spotify show up automatically if you have installed the latest Spotify program on your computer. 


Step 2. Select Spotify Music You Want to Convert

Next, you can select Spotify music that you want to convert for playing on Squeezebox. Click "Add Files" button and drag the playlists from Spotify program into TuneFab program. Then click "Add" button on the bottom right of the interface. Finally, click "Add" button again to confirm your selection. 

Add Spotify Music


Step 3. Select Output Format

The next step is to select the output format. Click "Options" button on the top left of the interface and then choose "Advanced" in the pop-up window. There are four output formats you can choose including MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC. Just choose MP3 as the output format.

Select Output Format


Step 4. Select Output Folder

In addition to output format, you can also choose output folder. Click "General" next to "Advanced" and then click "Select" to change the output folder as you like.

Select Output Folder


Step 5. Start Conversion of Spotify Music

Finally it's time to click "Convert" button to start converting Spotify music to MP3 format. Once the conversion is finished, you can find Spotify songs in the output folder. Now you can transfer them to Squeezebox for playing.

Convert Spotify Music


Part 3. How to Stream DRM-free Spotify Music to Squeezebox

As you have finished the conversion, now your Spotify music is free from DRM protection. To enjoy Spotify music on Squeezebox, all you need to do is to stream these music to Squeezebox by following the simple steps as below.


First, open the web page: http://localhost:9000 to launch the Squeeze Server web interface on the remote computer. But please note that localhost should be replaced with the IP address of the remote computer.


Then, browse and choose the converted Spotify music on the left pane, then you will find the selected music in the right pane.


Finally, click "Play" button in the right pane to start playing the Music. Now it's your time to enjoy Spotify music on your Squeezebox.


Actually, except Squeezebox, you can also stream converted Spotify music to multiple devices such as Sony Walkman, smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S8 and even Android TV. Therefore, for Spotify music users, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is really a reliable helper for you to to remove DRM and convert Spotify music to popular formats.


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