How to Listen to Spotify Music on Roon

Posted by Adam Gorden on May 28, 2020 2:10 PM.
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It's not easy to define Roon as it can bring lots of different features and experience to you. The shortest way to describe Roon is that it's a multi-device, multi-room music platform. It can manage your music library, cleans up your files and directs the flow of music to your motely crew of Hi-Fi kit. It just functions as a policeman directing the traffic between music and audio output devices, telling your music what to do and where to do it.

With this streaming and music management software, you are able to take control of your own personal music files, internet radio, and music streaming services, and sends them to audio output devices as controlled on a series of computer, smartphone and tablet app. Here we'll talk about how to use streaming music service Spotify on Roon. If you hit a bump on the read to adding Spotify to Roon, you'll need to use this guide.

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Part 1. Method to Download Music from Spotify
Part 2. How to Transfer Spotify Playlist to Roon

Part 1. Best Method to Download Spotify Music

Roon provides an amazing new way to experience your music, and it has built cooperation with most major HiFi brands and some streaming services. Does Spotify work with Roon? The answer is no which would make you feel disappointed. You could add streaming service Tidal to Roon but not use Spotify with Roon now. As Spotify doesn't offer its service to Roon, you are not able to use Spotify with Roon and listen to your favorite Spotify music on Roon.

Some folks would think that they can use a premium account to download Spotify songs, then they can play Spotify music on Roon. Well, the method is pretty useless. Why is it happen? It is because that all music from Spotify is streaming content only available within the service of Spotify. If you want to get Spotify music on other places, you may need to download Spotify songs using a Spotify music downloader in advance.

TunesKit Spotify Music Converter is a professional-grade and uber-popular music converter and downloader that long provides convenience for Spotify users. It is capable of tackling the conversion of Spotify music format and the downloading of Spotify contents. With its help, you can download Spotify songs you love to several popular audio formats with ease no matter you are a free or premium user.

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Key Features of TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader Include

  • Download Spotify playlists, songs, albums with free account easily
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, WAV, FLAC and other audio formats
  • Keep Spotify music tracks with the lossless audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Tackle the downloading and conversion of Spotify at 5× faster speed
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Part 2. How to Import Spotify Playlist to Roon

TunesKit Spotify Music Converter is available for both Mac and Windows users, and there is a free trial version for you to test. You can download and install the free trial version from the above link to your computer and then follow the below steps to download Spotify tracks to Roon for playback.

Step 1Add Spotify playlist to TunesKit

drag spotify songs

After launching TunesKit Spotify Converter, it will load Spotify app automatically on your computer. Then log into your Spotify account and browse the store to find out the songs or playlists you want to download. You can choose to drag them to TunesKit interface or copy the link of Spotify music to the search box on TunesKit interface.

Step 2Set the output audio parameter

set output profile

Once the Spotify songs and playlists are imported successfully, navigate to Menu > Preference > Convert where you can select the output format. It currently supports AAC, M4A, MP3, M4B, FLAC and WAV as output. You are also allowed to customize the output audio quality, including audio channel, bit rate, and sample rate.

Step 3Begin to download Spotify playlist

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Now click the Convert button at the bottom right and you will let the program begin to download Spotify tracks as you wish. Once done, you can find the converted Spotify songs in the converted list by clicking the Converted icon. You could also locate to your specified downloads folder to browse all the lossless Spotify music files.

Step 4Add Spotify music playlist to Roon

import music to roon

After downloading all your selected Spotify tracks, you could start to add Spotify music to Roon for listening. There are several ways to import Spotify music to Roon. You can directly drag and drop Spotify music files into Rook on Mac and PC. Or you could build a playlist in iTunes library for saving Spotify music files, then upload Spotify playlist from iTunes to Roon.

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