Download Napster Music in 2 Ways

Posted by Adam Gorden on Sep 3, 2019 6:15 PM.

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Featured by the large library of music, Napster is a well-established music streaming service that provides millions of music. Users need to buy different subscription plans to gain access to music on Napster. Though music from Napster download is available in the Napster app, it is only available to Premier users, and offline audio files are mostly WMV and DRM-protected, which means they can be only used on your devices and cannot be edited.

Either you are looking for a way to download Napster music normally on your device, or you want to download Napster music files that can be used however you want, the answers are here. In other words, we will introduce the normal way of music from Napster download and Napster music download free method.

Part 1. Download Music from Napster App
Part 2. Record and Download Napster Songs Free of Charge

Napster Download Music from Napster App - the Normal Way

To download Napster music from its app, you need to purchase a premier subscriber.

Step 1 Download the Napster app for Windows / Mac from the official site of Napster.

Step 2 Find the track you want to download. Then place the mouse on the track and you can see the arrow-shaped button (which is the download button) at the rear of the track. Click the button and the downloading will start.

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Step 3When the download button turns from white to blue, the downloading is complete and you can view the downloaded track on the "Download" tab.

Napster Music Download Free with TunesKit Audio Capture

So is it possible to download Napster music without paying for the premier? The answer is "Yes", but we need the help of a tool.

TunesKit Audio Capture is a powerful Napster audio recorder that can record and capture audio from almost any software on your computer, Napster included. Unlike conventional audio recorders, this software can record high-quality audio from Napster to MP3, WMV, FLAC, M4A, M4B and AAC without any sound quality degradation. The rest of its main features are listed below.

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Key Features of TunesKit Audio Capture:

  • Record streaming audio from Napster
  • Save all Napster recordings to common audio formats
  • Preserve audio quality and track information of the original Napster music
  • Support multi-track recording, trimming and merging
  • Support various audio effects like trimming
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After seeing the introduction of TunesKit Audio Capture, you probably have figured out what our plan is. Yes, we will capture the Napster music with TunesKit Audio Capture. Every new user will get a free trial. Since the recording sound quality will be the same as the original tracks, the recording is equal to conversion in a sense. Plus, we can convert the audio into different formats according to our own needs.

Here is a tutorial of using TunesKit Audio Capture.

Step 1Open TunesKit Audio Capture

main interface

Initiate TunesKit Audio Capture, and the main interface will pop out, where the list of target software is placed. Drag and drop Napster icon from the desktop to this window will add it to the list. Note that you don't have to open the target software now, because once you tap the target software before recording, the original window of the target software will be closed and a new window of it will be created.

Step 2Mange all output configuration

set output format

The customizable output options need to be adjusted before you start recording. Tap the trumpet-shaped icon at the right bottom, and the format window will pop up, showing recording formats, codec, channel, sample rate and bit rate for you to change according to your demands. For users who are not familiar with all these buzz words, the Preset option allows you to simply choose from High-quality and Small-size, and all the other options will be adjusted accordingly.

Step 3Start the Napster downloading and recording

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Back to the main interface and choose Napster, and TunesKit Audio Capture will launch it for you. Next, play target music in the newly launched Napster and the recording program will start in a few seconds. If you want to record multiple tracks, TunesKit Audio Capture can detect the silence interval between songs and split them automatically into different tracks. Now You should be able to see the tracks are being recorded into the previously designated formats, for instance, the user record music from Napster to mp3 in the image above.

When you get all the songs you want, press the Stop button to end the recording process.

Step 4Edit recorded Napster tracks

edit napster music

After you have finished recording, you can click the Edit button at the rear of each track to trim the audio track. You can cut a track into several different segments or merge all recordings into one file. Besides, you can edit the ID3 tags of the tracks, including title, artist, album, etc., or rename the tracks.

After all is done, press the Save button to store the tracks in the local folder.

Bottom Line

As a conclusion, there are two methods of Napster download. For the premier subscriber, you can download the music from the Napster app. And with the support of TunesKit Audio Capture, Napster music download free is possible.


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