Nowadays, streaming seems to be ruling the music industry. As more and more people prefer the massive online music libraries in the streaming world to the traditional digital downloads, all kinds of streaming music services are popping up, with various amount songs, features and quirks. However, the well-known downside of them is that all the songs they offer are in an encoded format, which confines us to enjoy the music on certain platforms. To enjoy music more freely, we’ll have to look for songs in a downloadable format, like MP3. But it’s more and more difficult to find reliable free MP3 download sites as copyrights are attracting more and more attention.
What is the best way to get free MP3 songs? Spotify Free is a good source for us to stream music for free. As long as we are able to save songs from Spotify Free as MP3 files, we’ll be able to enjoy unlimited MP3 songs. In this article, we are going to show you how to download songs from Spotify Free as MP3 files by applying the most popular music tool – NoteBurner, step by step.
Note: Before we get started, please make sure you’ve downloaded the “Spotify” App and signed up for being a Spotify member.
NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter is a professional tool that is able to bypass the DRM of Spotify and convert Spotify songs to MP3, AAC, WAV or FLAC format at fast speed with lossless quality after conversion. Here are the key features of the program:
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NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter supports both Windows and Mac OS. Here we take the Windows version as an example to guide you to download music from Spotify to MP3 step by step. For Mac users, please refer to How to Download Music from Spotify to MP3 on Mac for detailed steps.
After download and launch NoteBurner, click the "+" button, there will be a pop-up window prompting you to copy and paste or drag and drop the song / playlist link from Spotify to NoteBurner.
Click the Setting button on the top-right to choose output format. In Convert settings, you can choose output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV), output quality (High 320kbps, Medium 256kbps, Low 128kbps). In the output settings, you could change the output folder as you prefer.
Click "Convert" button to convert the Spotify songs to MP3 format. Once the conversion is done, all the Spotify songs you chose in Step 1 will have already been converted and downloaded to the output folder you set in previous step.
By clicking the "Converted" button (like a clock) on the left side or directly going to the output folder you customized in Step 2, you can find all the downloaded music from Spotify in MP3 format.
Now you’ve got music downloaded from Spotify as MP3 files, and you can easily stream the songs for offline listening, transfer them to a USB or sync them to any other devices if you like.
Note: The free trial version of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter enables you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock the limitation.
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