Spotify is the most popular streaming music service with 170 million monthly active users and 75 million paid subscribers as of May 2nd, 2018, offering three kinds of subscriptions - Spotify Free, Spotify Premium ($9.99) and Spotify Family ($14.99). Compared to the paid subscribers, Spotify Free users are restricted to listen to ad-supported tracks in “Shuffle Play” mode only under a well-connected network.
Hereby, a great many Spotify Free users are looking for a way to listen to Spotify offline for free. In this article, we are going to introduce a simple and efficient way to stream and play Spotify songs offline with Spotify Free account, by which we will get rid of the ads at the same time.
To listen to Spotify offline with Spotify Free, the most lasting way is to download them to your local computer. But as we all know, all the songs offered by Spotify are locked in DRM. How can we save the songs from Spotify as local files? All you need is a Spotify tool. Now let’s move on for more details.
NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter is a professional Spotify music downloader which can easily convert and download songs from Spotify to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV without ads for both Spotify Free users and paid subscribers. Here are the key features of the program:
NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter supports both Windows and Mac OS. Here we will take Windows version as an example to guide you to listen to Spotify offline with Spotify Free account step by step. For Mac users, please refer to How to Download Music from Spotify Free for Offline Listening on Mac for detailed steps.
After download and launch Spotify Music converter, please click 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 "Settings" button on the upper right. Here you can choose output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV), output quality (High 320kbps, Medium 256kbps, Low 128kbps), conversion speed as well as output path.
Click "Convert" button to start conversion. Once the conversion is finished, all the Spotify songs you selected in Step 2 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 converted Spotify songs.
Since your Spotify songs have been saved as local files on your computer, now you can listen to them offline without limits. You can even transfer them to a USB or sync them to any other devices.
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