Converting Spotify music to MP3 or other formats has become more and more people's need. This is due to the cruel fact that songs downloaded on Spotify are just available on the app, which means that you can't enjoy them on other players. And Spotify only allows its Premium users to download songs. You can't enjoy this feature if you are using a Spotify Free account.
To help you successfully convert Spotify songs to MP3 and stream them on any device you prefer, I will introduce a professional way, using a professional Spotify converter that allows you to convert Spotify music/albums/playlists to common formats, along with two other methods for your reference.
Note: You can free download the Spotify to mp3 converter and begin your conversion first.
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- Part 1. Can You Convert Spotify Music to MP3?
- Part 2. How to Convert Spotify to MP3 in Batch at 5X Speed?HOT!
- Part 3. How to Convert Music from Spotify to MP3 Without Paying?
- Part 4. How to Convert Spotify Music to MP3 by Recording It?
- Part 5. FAQs About Converting Spotify Songs to MP3
- Part 6. Conclusion & Suggestion
Part 1. Can You Convert Spotify Music to mp3?
Of course, you can convert Spotify to MP3 with some helpful tools, but you can't directly convert the Spotify downloads on the Spotify app. The fact is that Spotify allows you to download the songs for offline listening, but they are still encrypted as OGG Vorbis. Though you can find where they are by heading C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Spotify\Storage, you are not able to play the files outside of Spotify, nor transfer them to other platforms.
However, the problem can be solved by applying Spotify to MP3 converters, which can help you convert music from Spotify to MP3 straightly. And I will show you my favoraite way in the following part. You can get the songs in in original quality with all the song ID3 information retained.
Part 2. How to Convert Spotify to MP3 in Batch at a High Speed?
There have been many Spotify converters so far. In the market, we found a converter to convert Spotify songs to MP3 smoothly and is highly praised by its users - TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. It is designed for not only Spotify Premium but also Spotify Free users to batch convert the Spotify songs, tracks, albums, playlists, and even the whole music library to some playable file formats, like MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC.
There are lots of features of this converter:
#1. Convert Spotify songs to MP3, M4A, MAV, FLAC.
#2. Easily download songs/playlists/albums from Spotify (up to 320kbps).
#3. Support removing advertisements from Spotify Free.
#4. Save ID 3 tags (artist name, song title, album, year of release, genre of the audio file) for better management.
#5. 5X default faster conversion speed and support batch conversion.
#6. Customize the bitrate, sample rate, etc.
#7. Lifetime customer services and real-time technical updates.
What makes it the best choice is its all-around functions & features listed above. With them, almost all your needs can be met. After getting the whole picture of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, now you can follow the steps below to convert Spotify to MP3.
Step 1. Download and Launch Spotify to MP3 Converter
TuneFab Spotify Music Converter supports Windows 7/8/10/11 and Mac OS X 10.12 or higher. Choose the right version and download it from the download button above on your computer. After the installation, launch the program, enter Spotify web player.
Step 2. Login Spotify Web Player and Analyze Playlist
In the built-in Spotify web player, log in to your Spotify account and open the playlist or album you need to convert. The moment you open it, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter will automatically analyze the playlist for you. Then you just need to select the Spotify songs you want to convert from the well-analyzed list.
Step 3. Choose MP3 as Spotify Output Format
When all Spotify songs are added, now please move on to the output settings step, by clicking to go to "Preference" settings.
#1 Go to the "Advanced" tab. You can customize the file format, bitrate, sample rate and other output settings. And as for the file format, TuneFab offers 4 popular file formats, MP3, M4A, WAV(Windows), and FLAC. Here we recommend choosing MP3 as the output format.
#2 Go to "General" (Optional), you can change the default output folder. If you don't make any changes, then it will store all the converted Spotify music in the default file folder.
Step 4. Start to Convert Spotify to MP3
Now, you can just click on the "Convert All" or "Convert X Items" button and the program will start converting the Spotify playlist or songs to MP3. During the conversion, please do not play songs on Spotify otherwise the conversion will be disrupted. When the whole conversion is finished, you can enjoy Spotify Music on any device.
● Convert Spotify music to MP3 in Batch
● Keep original song quality
● Retain ID3 tags and metadata
● Fast conversion speed to save time
● Flexible customization settings
● Limited functions in free trial version
Part 3. How to Convert Music from Spotify to MP3 Without Paying?
If you prefer a totally free tool to convert Spotify music to MP3 instead of shareware, you can try AllToMP3 which is compatible with Windows, Mac and even GNU/Linux computers. Besides Spotify, music from YouTube and SoundCloud can be converted on this tool as well. The best part is that the ID3 tags can be preserved and even though you paste a link of your Spotify playlist, this tool can get the songs downloaded in batches.
Here's how to download Spotify music to MP3:
AllToMP3 website and click "OTHER PLATFORMS" under the Windows download button to reach the Linux download button. Download this software and install it.Open the
Spotify web player or launch the Spotify app and copy the link of the song or the playlist you want to download.Go to the
Paste the URL to AllToMP3 and hit enter. After a while, the Spotify songs will be downloaded to your computer.
● Preserve ID3 tags
● Support batch conversion
● Open-source tool
● Crash from time to time
Part 4. How to Convert Spotify Music to MP3 by Recording It?
Another common solution is to directly record the Spotify songs when playing music from your computer. Many third-party audio recording tools can meet the demands, for instance, FonePaw Screen Recorder can be an ideal option. It is available for Mac and Windows. By adopting advanced recording and editing technology, FonePaw is a professional screen and audio recording tool that can flexibly capture any sound from your computer. And no doubt that you can use FonePaw to convert Spotify to MP3 easily.
Using FonePaw Screen Recorder to record Spotify to MP3 is easy, and you can ignore the OGG Vorbis protection and enjoy its editing feature after the recording. But the recorded audio risks quality loss, and the ID3 tags & metadata are hard to keep, and you need to organize the files by yourself. Therefore, you can choose whichever method suits you most.
Now let's see how to use FonePaw Screen Recorder to record Spotify songs to MP3.
FonePaw Screen Recorder and install it on your computer.Free download
Launch the program and simply select Audio Recorder.
When you are ready, click the REC button to start recording.
The pop-up prompt window shows that you can also use hotkeys to control. Click Preferences, you can set and change keyboard shortcuts to the ones you like.
During the recording, you can control the audio volume in real-time. To end the recording, click the rectangle icon.
Then just preview, trim (if you need), and save the audio recording to your computer.
1. If You need the recording to end automatically at a specific time, click the clock icon, and enter the expected duration of the recording. When the time is up, the recording process will stop and the program will save the recording automatically.
2. You can decide on what format the audio file should be saved by going to More Settings > Output > Audio Format.
3. If you accidentally quit the recording, you can relaunch the program to save the canceled project.
● Free from Ogg Vorvis protection
● Easy to operate
● Edit your music before saving
● May not remain original quality
● Hard to manage recorded files
Part 5. FAQs About Converting Spotify Songs to MP3
After reading the parts above, you can get how to convert Spotify playlist/songs to MP3 clearly by TuneFab Spotify Music Converter or AllToMP3. In this part, we collected some frequently asked questions about converting Spotify to MP3 and questions about using Spotify.
#1 Can I Convert Spotify to MP3 If Using a Spotify Free Plan?
Yes. The methods provided in this post are applicable to those who are using either Spotify Premium or Spotify Free. Using TuneFab Spotify Music Converter enables you to do it in high quality and saves you much more time. The second method is totally free and the last one allows you to edit Spotify music before saving it to your computer.
#2. How to Convert Spotify Music to MP3 in High Quality?
Generally, only Spotify Premium users can enjoy a very high-quality sound. But if you convert Spotify to MP3 on TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, you can get the files in high quality by setting the sample rate and bitrate from the preference advanced tab.
#3. How Do You Convert Spotify Songs to MP3 to Your Phone?
There are several ways to convert Spotify music to your phone. But overall, if you prefer songs with high quality and wish to save time when converting your whole library, using the converter to batch convert them to MP3 on your computer first and then transferring them to your phone will be the best solution.
If you are using an Android phone, you can just transfer the converted Spotify songs to it with a USB cable. If you are using an iOS device, you can do this via iTunes and a USB cable.
Conclusion & Suggestion
Up till now, you have got 3 ways to convert Spotify music to MP3 easily.
● If you are searching for the best enjoyment with perfect Spotify song quality in MP3 formats, using TuneFab Spotify Music Converter to batch convert Spotify music is the best;
● If you just want to get the Spotify songs in MP3 for free and don’t pay attention to effectiveness and other customizations, using AllToMP3 is an ideal way;
● If you wish to edit Spotify songs for ringtones or background music after converting them to MP3, FonePaw Screen Recorder is helpful.
Hope you can enjoy your Spotify playing on whatever device at any time anywhere.
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