Spotify is among one of the most popular free online music streaming services. Their music catalog includes songs from various labels across the globe and their list of artists is very diverse too. Spotify offers both free and paid services. The main difference being, the free users are not allowed to download songs for listening to them offline.
Sometimes when I come across some amazing artists on spotify. I like to download their music to my desktop for offline listening and sharing it on my other devices. By default Spotify streams music in the Ogg vorbis format. Which is not a common playback format for many devices. So how would you download music from spotify into the more common mp3 format?
While there are many Spotify music downloaders available on the net. Most of them are free, but they have bugs and some of them have not been updated for a long time. So it is always better to go for paid tools that make the entire process of downloading music from Spotify, easy and simple.
One of these paid tools to download music from Spotify is AudFree Spotify Music converter for Windows. It is like a companion app to the spotify desktop app. It works in addition to the spotify desktop player to download and convert songs from spotify. It supports most versions of Windows including Windows xp, Windows 7, Windows vista, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
AudFree Spotify Converter not only preserves the original audio quality for Spotify tracks, including ID3 tags, it also allows you to edit output audio parameters like bit rate, sample rate, etc. Adding to that it also automatically classifies the songs according to artist or album. Making it easy for the users to organise the music tracks downloaded from spotify. With the help of this tool you can easily convert Spotify Ogg to MP3, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, M4B and other common audio formats with zero quality loss.
This tool can come very handy for paid users of spotify who are going to cancel their subscription. With this tool you can download all the songs from your Spotify playlist before you are about to end your Spotify subscription, thus making it worthwhile for all your time invested in curating those songs in your Spotify playlists.
How to Download Music from Spotify with AudFree Spotify Music Converter
Here is how you can use the AudFree Music converter to download music from spotify.
To start with, make sure you have downloaded and installed the official spotify desktop app from the windows app store and login into it with your free or paid spotify account. Then download the Audfree Spotify music downloader and install it.
Step 1: Run the Audfree Spotify music downloader and enter the link of the Spotify playlist you want to download.
Step 2: Click on the cross hair icon next to the address bar to import the songs.
You can select the output folder by clicking on the icon to choose the output folder at the bottom left of the tool.
Step 3: Click on convert and select from the various audio output formats. You also have the option to choose from other settings such as channel, sample rate and bit rate.
By default the tool will use a 5x speed to convert the audio. You can select the 1X speed option in order to convert in stable mode and decrease the chances of any unexpected errors.
Click on Ok and let the conversion begin.
There you go, with just three steps, the entire playlist from spotify will be downloaded and converted by the tool. After the conversion, you can check the output folder for the converted music and share it on any of your other devices for offline listening.
To sum it up, the AudFree Spotify Music downloader is one of the best Spotify Music Downloader for windows. It is a useful tool for both the paid and free users of spotify to download their favorite tracks from Spotify and save them for offline listening. You can now freely listen to all types of Spotify songs and playlists offline on PC and mobile devices, including Apple iPod, Microsoft Zune, Creative Zen and other popular MP3 players, Google Home, game consoles and car stereo as well as transfer Spotify music to iTunes library, USB flash drive, SD card, and more.
Here are the system requirements for the AudFree Spotify Music downloader.
System & Hardware Requirements
Operating System Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Windows 10 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Processor 1G Hz processor, or above
RAM 512MB or higher of RAM
Monitor Monitor with 1024×768 pixels or higher resolution
Other The latest Spotify app
Supported Input Formats Spotify Music Artists, Songs, Playlists, Albums, Podcasts