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7 Ways to Download Bandcamp to MP3 with Bandcamp Downloader

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jan 6, 2023 3:00 PM • Category: Record Audio
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Bandcamp is a music website that has been around for quite a while now time and has become quite popular. Users who enjoy listening to or purchasing music can do so on Bandcamp. However, users who try to download music from Bandcamp need a complicated process as Bandcamp does not allow free download of the music you want directly.

This article will be of great assistance to you if you are interested in learning how to download music from Bandcamp. It introduces methods to download purchased Bandcamp music in an official capacity. Additionally, it provides additional Bandcamp downloaders, with which you can download songs from Bandcamp to MP3 without any payment.

Part 1. How to Download Bandcamp to MP3 with TunesKit Audio Capture

First of all, let's get to know TunesKit Audio Capture, a professional third-party Bandcapme downloader, which allows you to download songs from Bandcamp to MP3 and other audio formats with the original quality. In contrast to the official approach, it is possible to quickly download any song you want without having to buy it.

Besides, with this capable streaming audio recorder, you are able to record and download music from almost any software and website on your computer. In addition to capturing audio to your desired audio formats, you can still edit them in its built-in simple audio editor. The other main features of TunesKit Audio Capture is listed in the chart below.

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Key Features of TunesKit Audio Capture:

  • Available on Windows and Mac
  • Download songs from Bandcamp in high quality
  • Capture streaming music from any website and program
  • Save audio recordings to six common audio formats
  • Preserve audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Support multi-track recording, merging, trimming, and splitting
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You are free to download the trial from the links above and try to use TunesKit Bandcamp Music Downloader to download songs from Bandcamp to MP3 according to the following tutorial:

Step 1Open TunesKit Audio Capture

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Download and install TunesKit Audio Capture to your computer. Launch the program and you will see the main interface, where the list of software is placed on the top, while the Format (trumpet-shaped) button and History button rest at the right bottom. You can open the audio source from the list, or add the target program to it by hitting the + button.

Note: You don't have to open the target audio now if you want to preset the audio parameters of the audio recording.

Step 2Configure All Options

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The customizable options need to be set before you start recording. Click on the Format button and you can change the audio format, codec, channel, sample rate, and bit rate here. For users who are not familiar with the musical jargon, the Preset option allows you to simply choose from High-quality and Small-size so that all the other options will automatically set the rest of the options accordingly.

Step 3Start Downloading Bandcamp to MP3

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After the setup, tap the target program to open the Bandcamp website. Play the music you want to download, and TunesKit Audio Capture will start recording in a few seconds, which will not interrupt the integrity of the recorded tracks. If you plan to record multiple tracks, TunesKit Audio Capture can identify the silence interval between songs and split them automatically into different tracks.

You can see the tracks are saved into the designated formats, for instance, the user record songs from Bandcamp to MP3 in the image above. When all target Bandcamp songs have been recorded, press the Stop button to end the recording process.

Step 4Edit Bandcamp Downloads

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After finishing recording, you can combine several Bandcamp download tracks by tapping the Merge button at the bottom left corner. Or you can click on the Edit button at the rear of each track to edit the Bandcamp audio track, like trimming, or splitting the track and editing the ID3 tags, including title, artist, album, etc., or renaming the Bandcamp download tracks.

Step 5Save Bandcamp MP3 Downloads

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When all is done, click on the Save button to store the Bandcamp MP3 downloads tracks in a local folder. You can locate the Bandcamp downloaded music files by clicking on the Search button at the rear of each track in the History list.

Part 2. 4 Ways to Download Purchased Bandcamp Music Officially

If you have purchased songs or albums on Bandcamp, you can download them on the official website of Bandcamp. Here we'd like to introduce two methods to download the purchased Bandcamp music.

Method 1 After the checking out process of buying songs or albums, the purchased page will allow you to download music. Simply turn to the Download option and select the format you want to download it.

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Method 2 When you have successfully purchased the album, an e-mail will be sent to your e-mail address to inform you of the purchase. Click on the Download your purchased enclosed link to download the album.

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Method 3 Also, you can see your purchased music on the collection pages shown in the image below. Click on the download button at the bottom of each album or track to download.

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Method 4 The purchased albums can also be found in the Purchases page. Click on the download album button to download your purchased album.

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Part 3. 2 Ways to Download Songs from Bandcamp with Bandcamp Downloader for Free Online

In addition to getting Bandcamp MP3 downloads through the methods mentioned above, we will also recommend two effective Bandcamp downloaders free online for you to get Bandcamp to MP3 music downloads by only entering the URL.

Method 1 TUBENINJA Bandcamp to MP3 Converter

TUBENINJA is a free online music downloader, and you can also regard it as a Bandcamp MP3 converter. All you need to do is copy the URL of the target music from Bandcamp to the search box in TUBENINJA and hit the Download button. Then you are able to select the MP3 option to download it to your computer.

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Method 2 Bandcamp to MP3 Downloader

Bandcamp to MP3 Downloader is another tool that allows you to convert Bandcamp to MP3 music online for free. Simply paste the URL of the target music from Bandcamp into the search box and click Download, then it will display the download options for you to choose from. Choose the audio quality you want and start downloading.

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Bottom Line

All in all, the Bandcamp downloaders we have described above are available for you to download Bandcamp to MP3 music. For music already purchased on Bandcamp, you can download it from the Bandcamp website in four ways. And with the support of TunesKit Audio Capture, you are able to record and download songs from Bandcamp without payment on Bandcamp. Also, the other two online Bandcamp to MP3 converters we recommended can help you get Bandcamp music downloads for free.

But one thing you should note is that TunesKit Audio Capture and the online free Bandcamp downloaders can only download the songs that can be previewed on Bandcamp, and others that do not come with listening buttons only can be downloaded via the officially purchased way.

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