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How to Play Tidal Music Offline on Desktop

Updated on: July 24, 2024
Category: Tidal Tips

"How can I play Tidal music offline on desktop? I can use Tidal mobile app to play music offline, but I need the offline mode for desktop! It seems that Tidal does not support such a function? Any ideas on how to do it?"

Compared with other music streaming platforms, the advantage of Tidal is that it offers users music in HiFi quality and even better. The three types of subscriptions, including Tidal Free, Tidal HiFi ($10.99 per month), and Tidal HiFi Plus ($19.99 per month), can meet the needs of most of the users. People who are seeking higher audio quality will prefer to purchase Tidal HiFi and HiFi Plus.

Just as other music streaming platforms, Tidal allows paid HiFi and HiFi Plus users to play Tidal music offline. However, whether you're a paid Tidal HiFi or HiFi Plus subscriber, you can only play Tidal music offline on mobile phones and tablet devices, and the Windows/macOS desktop version does not support the offline downloading function. Many users are complaining about it, and some of them even sent emails to Tidal, hoping to add such a function on the Tidal Windows/macOS desktop version. However, it seems that Tidal does not have the plan of adding the offline playing function on desktop. Is there any way to let Tidal users play Tidal music offline on desktop?

In fact, if users want to play Tidal music offline on desktop, one of the methods is to use a third-party tool to download Tidal music files as local files. Here we can recommend you a tool called NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter to help you. Just read on.

tidal offline on desktop

Method TwoMethod: How to Play Tidal Music Offline on Desktop

To play Tidal Music offline on desktop, users need to download Tidal music to local files first. A tool called NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter can fully meet your needs.

NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter is compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10, 11, and macOS 10.15 – 14 Sonoma. It is an awesome audio recording tool, which is used to download Tidal music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC format. Besides, you can choose the output quality (Bit Rate and Sample Rate) on Settings. NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter can keep the original audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion. Plus, you can choose how you'd like to name and sort out the converted files. 

In the following content, we are going to show you how to download Tidal music as local files, and play Tidal music offline on desktop by using NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter step by step.

Tool Required: NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter

Features of NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter:
  • Convert Tidal music to MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC.
  • Record Tidal songs at up to 10X faster speed
  • Keep Hi-Fi / Master Quality after conversion.
  • Keep ID3 tags after conversion.
  • Free technical support & software updates.
NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter
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Step by step tutorial: How to Play Tidal Music Offline on Desktop

YouTube Video: How to Download Tidal Music to Computer

Step 1 Launch NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter

Please install and launch NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter first and it's suggested to choose to download songs from Tidal Music app. Then, you'll get the Tidal Music app will be launched as well.

main interface

Step 2 Choose Output Format

Click the Settings button in the bottom left corner to choose the Output Format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), the Output Quality (320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps), and Output Path. Now please choose MP3 as the output format. In addition, for better organizing your music library, you can save the output audio files into an organized folder like Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist.

Settings for Tidal Music Downloader

Step 3 Add Tidal Songs and Playlists

Then just easily drag & drop your preferred Tidal playlist or single song to NoteBurner for parsing.

add Tidal Music

Step 4 Convert Tidal Music

Click the "Convert" button to start converting the selected Tidal songs to the output format you chosen. After the conversion completed, you can click on "Converted" to find the converted Tidal music.



NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter is a simple and easy-to-use tool to help you play Tidal music offline on desktop with original audio quality kept. Before converting, you can choose the ID3 tags you want to keep. To sum up, if NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter meets your needs, don’t hesitate and have a try!


1. NoteBurner Tidal Music Converter is free to try. It can be downloaded for free, and convert the first 1 minute of each audio file for sample testing. If the program meets your need, you can buy a license to unlock the time limit.

2. If you have bought the program, please click the Menu icon in the upper right corner of the screen and click "Register" to open the registration window below and complete the registration process. Or you can directly click the "Key" icon to open the registration window.

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