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How to Download Music from Spotify to MP3 Player 

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug 1, 2023 5:00 PM • Category: Record Audio
5 mins read

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When we listen to a good music, we always want to save it and desire to listen to it without any obstacle. Spotify is one of the biggest music platforms in the world with tons of songs and podcasts. But it is not so convenient for us to play Spotify music with our MP3 player. The problem that we cannot download music from Spotify to MP3 player has been a trouble for a long time. Here we find some ways to solve this problem.

Why Cannot Spotify Music be Downloaded to MP3 Player?

Before we talk about the methods to download Spotify music to MP3 player, I would like to explain the reason why Spotify music cannot be download to MP3 player.

Spotify has a built-in protection mechanism which hinders people to transfer their Spotify music to MP3 player. The music downloaded from Spotify is OGG format which is not compatible with any MP3 player. If we want to listen to Spotify music with our MP3 player, we have to break this barrier. The easiest way is to convert audio format OGG to MP3. We give two ways to achieve this converting process.

Method 1: Download Music from Spotify to MP3 Player With TunesKit Audio Capture

TunesKit Audio Capture has 6 kinds of formats that you can convert to including MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4B which can satisfy most of your needs. Apart from converting format, Audio Capture can capture all sounds playing on your computer whether Windows or Mac such as music from Spotify, video sounds from YouTube videos, and the voice you have a video call with others. Through Tuneskit Audio Capture, you can record Spotify music directly with a high audio quality and save it to your computer.

Within Audio Capture, you can also edit music like trimming and cropping. If you want to set tags of the music, you can also achieve it on it. If you want to find your recorded music quickly, just rename the music as you want.

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Key Features of TunesKit Audio Capture:

  • Allow trimming, cutting and editing audio records
  • Record Messenger audio losslessly with ID3 tags
  • Formats selection: MP3, WAV, FLAC, ACC, M4A and M4B
  • Capture any type of audios on your Windows or macOS computer
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How to download music from Spotify to MP3 player with TunesKit Audio Capture?

Step 1

Download and install TunesKit Audio Capture and Spotify;

Step 2

Open Audio Capture and click the button to add Spotify to this software;

add spotify

Step 3

Click the Format icon on the bottom right of the homepage to choose MP3 as your format and set sample rate you need;


Step 4

Click Spotify icon to enter the homepage of Spotify; Find the music you want to download on Spotify and then play it; TunesKit Audio Capture will record the music automatically;

Step 5

When the music is over, click the Stop button on the recording page;

Step 6

Move mouse to the recorded music and you can see two icons: Rename and Edit; click them respectively to change its name and edit it;

rename and edit

Step 7

Click Save button to save the music into your computer.

Step 8

Click the Converted icon next to the Format button to enter the History page; move the mouse to the music you recorded and click the Search icon to find the computer folder saving the music;

search files

Step 9

Connect MP3 player to your computer; copy the recorded music from the computer folder and paste it to MP3 player folder.

Now you can listen Spotify music with MP3 player. It is worth to mention that music you have recorded can be listened to for free forever.

Method 2: Convert Spotify Music to MP3 Format with Spotify Music Converter

Because of the popularity of Spotify, there are many designated converters to convert Spotify music to MP3. TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is one of those converters with high speed and high quality. It can automatically remove ads from Spotify free when converting to make sure that the converting process is interruption-free.

  • 6 kinds of converting formats
  • Quick converting
  • High-quality converted music
  • Only Spotify music converter;
  • Slow Download speed
  • Must have a Spotify account;
  • Not free

The steps to transfer music from Spotify to MP3 player as following:

Step 1

Download and install TuneFab Spotify Music Converter;

Step 2

Open the software and login to it with your Spotify account; the Spotify website will be opened automatically;

spotify homepage

Step 3

Find the music you want to convert and drag the music to the place like the image below;

convert a song

Step 4

Click the drop-down arrow to choose the MP3 format and then click Convert icon; wait for a few seconds, the music will be converted;


Step 5

Click the Open Folder icon to check the converted music on your computer; if you want to save the music on a specific folder, just click the Browse to choose the folder before you click the Convert button;

check music folder

Step 6

Or you want to converter all the music in a playlist, just find the playlist and click it; The converter will add all the music in this playlist to the converting list and then click the Convert All button on the bottom right of the list;

convert playlist music

Step 7

Connect MP3 player to your computer and then copy the music on the computer folder and then paste it on MP3 folder.


Although the two methods above are good enough to download music from Spotify to MP3 player, the second one has its limitation. TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is a good tool to help transfer Spotify music to MP3 player, but it is a single-function tool which can only convert music on Spotify. If you want to download music from other music platform such as Amazon Music and video platform such as YouTube, it cannot help you. However, TunesKit Audio Capture can download all of those sounds. With this one software, you can get several features. From this part, TunesKit Audio Capture is a more affordable music converter and downloader.

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