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How to Convert Spotify Songs to MP3 for Offline Use

Has anyone tried to download Spotify playlist to obtain the MP3s? I am trying to make an audio CD to play Spotify music in my car. -- rayraysayshi from Reddit

Spotify is a digital music service that gives you free access to 82 million songs. It’s easy to find the right music for every moment – on your phone, computer, tablet, and more.

Many Spotify listeners may have the same demand as the above Reddit user. They want to download Spotify music for playing on any devices without internet, or burn the Spotify music into CDs for better enjoyment. But, they quickly found that it's not that simple. Spotify encodes its content with its exclusive OGG Vorbis format to prohibit any audio extracting action. No worries, here this article will briefly introduce the limits of Spotify music and how to record and convert Spotify music to MP3 regular music format.


Requirements for Enjoying Spotify Songs Offline

With encrypted protection, there are many requirements when enjoying Spotify music offline:

  • Only premium subscribers have the right to download Spotify music for offline enjoying, which means you need to upgrade to Spotify Premium (price varies worldwide, US$9.99 per month in the United States).
  • Only save up to 10,000 songs for offline use on 5 different devices. If you attempt to use offline mode on more than five devices at the same time, the most previous registered device will not work offline.
  • Need to go online within the app at least once every 30 days to keep your devices on offline mode.

Is There Any Way to Enjoy Spotify Songs Offline without Limitation?

Some Spotify Free users want to download songs or playlists for offline use, some just want to play Spotify music on more than five devices simultaneously. To unlock these limitations, you need to find a Spotify Music Downloader to help you decode and save Spotify music for offline use.

NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter ( Windows | Mac ) is such a program to help you record any Spotify track them to open-source MP3 for offline playing. The most important is that it will preserve 1:1 original high audio quality for each Spotify single track. Among all the Spotify to MP3 converters available in the market, NoteBurner Spotify downloader stands out because of its zero sound quality loss and performance stability.

Download Spotify Songs without Premium
Download Spotify Songs without Premium

If you decide to download Spotify music, playlists, or albums for free without Premium, here this page will help you out, which is a detailed tutorial of how to listen to Spotify songs offline for Spotify Free users. Learn More →

Tool Required: NoteBurner Spotify Music Downloader

Main Features of Spotify Music Downloader:
  • Convert Spotify songs & playlists to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC.
  • Preserve 100% lossless output quality after conversion.
  • Reach up to 10X faster speed and keep ID3 tags.
  • Support burning Spotify music to CD in one-click.
  • Upload & share Spotify music to OneDrive directly.
  • Fully support the latest version of Windows 11 and Spotify.
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How to Convert Spotify Music to MP3 for Offline Enjoying

In order to freely download Spotify music for offline use, you need to record Spotify music and convert them to plain MP3. NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter is exactly used to record streaming music on Spotify. With an industry-leading recording technology, NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter can convert Spotify music to MP3 at up to 320kbps high quality.

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Note: If you are a Windows user, please refer to How to Download Music from Spotify to Windows PC for detailed steps.

1 Set Output Preference

Launch NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter on your Mac. Login your Spotify Acount, and click the Setting button on the top-right interface to set output format, output quality, and output path. You can convert Spotify music to MP3, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, AAC, or ALAC with high quality (320 kbps is available to choose).

Note: NoteBurner will not take any Spotify account information other than the music tracks, please feel relieved the use.

Set Output Format

2Add Spotify Songs or Playlists

When you finish customization, please close the setting window. Open the playlist or podcast you want to convert, and click the "+ Add" button that suspends on the bottom right.

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Note: Click "Save to list" can help you convert multiple playlists at the same time. After choosing all the songs you want to convert, you can click the "Task list" button to convert them.

3 Start Converting Spotify Songs to MP3

After the above setting, click the "Convert Now" button the start converting Spotify music to MP3. After conversion, the output folder will open automatically. Or you can click the "Converted" button on the left side to find the converted MP3 music.

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Final Words

There're multiple limitations when downloading Spotify playlists offline, the most known to all is that only Premium users are able to download Spotify tracks. However, with NoteBurner Spotify to MP3 Converter, no matter whether you're a Spotify Free or Premium paid listener, it'll support downloading all Spotify songs, podcasts, and radios to regular MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC at up to 10X faster speed.

Note:The free trial version of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter enables you to convert 3 songs each time, and keep the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock the limitation.

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How to Download Spotify Music Offline for Free

Are seeking a way to download and stream Spotify music offline for free? This article shares an efficient way to download and play your Spotify songs offline without Premium. Learn More →

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