How to Cut Music from Spotify?

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jun. 10, 2021 3:22 PM.
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"The song D'you Know What I Mean from Oasis has around 30 seconds of weird "digital" sound before it actually starts the music. It really breaks my immersion while listening to songs, I know Spotify uses the original song but if we had the option to cut the song from where I want it to start would be amazing." -- Nogueira from Reddit

Similar questions from this are asked from time to time by Spotify users. It does occur that some parts of the streaming song may annoy listeners with irritating noise or sound. But most of the parts of the song are rejoicing and satisfying. That's when the listeners get stuck in the dilemma of whether to save the song to library or not.

Some of them resort to the internet for solutions, and in most of the cases, it turns out to be impossible to cut songs in Spotify. However, in this passage, we're going to tell you why you're not allowed to cut music from Spotify and how you can do it with a little bit of a trick.

Part 1. Why Need to Remove DRM from Spotify
Part 2. Method to Remove DRM from Spotify
Part 3. How to Cut Spotify Songs with Ease
Part 4. Video Demo: Cut Spotify Music

Part 1. Why Do You Need to Remove DRM from Spotify?

In this section, we'll tell you why you're not allowed to cut Spotify songs and how to get prepared before cutting process.

Why can't we cut songs in Spotify?

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If you want to cut music from Spotify, what are some factors you should consider? DRM protection is often something that people will bring up when it comes to cutting Spotify songs. After all, it's often the most significant time-sink when you try to cut music from Spotify on your device.

According to Spotify, all user can stream its music online. For Premium users, they can download songs and play them offline within the Spotify application. However, any types of users can't apply Spotify song to any other usages. That being said, we can't either cut, re-edit them or even play them elsewhere due to DRM protection.

Can we remove DRM from Spotify?

As aforementioned, we are not able to directly cut music from Spotify. So, before we get into the topic of how to cut Spotify songs, we have to make sure that the audio files that we download from Spotify are unprotected. To do so, we have to rely on something like DRM removal tool. Here we do recommend TunesKit Spotify Music Converter.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter is specially designed to decode protected Spotify music into up to 6 different formats like MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV and FLAC. Armed with a virtual "turbo" engine, its converting speed can be accelerated up to 5× faster. With this tool, you can download Spotify songs in unprecedented high speed and finish cutting process right after conversion.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Convert and download Spotify songs to MP3 and otherformats
  • Download any Spotify contents without premium subscription
  • Support any kinds of customizations like cutting and re-editing
  • Save Spotify with the original audio quality and ID3 tags
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Part 2. How to Remove DRM from Spotify via TunesKit

That said, TunesKit Spotify Music Converter can enable you to download and convert Spotify music to unprotected music files. Now just perform the below steps to download music from Spotify using TunesKit Spotify Music Converter.

Step 1Launch TunesKit and Import Spotify Songs You Want to Cut

 upload tracks

Open TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. Drag and drop songs you want to cut from Spotify into TunesKit's interface, and they'll be automatically imported.

Step 2Choose Output Format and Customization Options

 set up output format

Turn to Preference menu and then navigate to Convert. There're 6 types of output formats available including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV and FLAC. There also are options of output channel, sample rate and bit rate.

Step 3Conversion

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Click the "Convert" button and TunesKit will start processing. With all the songs being converted, click the "Converted" button and you can find where the output files are located.

Part 3. Tips to Cut Songs from Spotify

Now you've got the unprotected Spotify audio files. To cut these songs, you can use TunesKit Video Cutter to cut these files. Don't get fooled by their name. The tool can cut any type of music files, and the best part of it is that you will not get quality loss after cutting.

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Step 1: Drag and drop the converted Spotify audio file into TunesKit interface

Step 2: Move the slider bar to cut the segment you don't want or you can set the Start Time and End Time. If you want to cut different part of the audio, just click the "+" and a new segment will be created for cutting.

Setp 3: Choose the output format by clicking "Format" button. And there also are customizations like codec, size and bit rate.

Step 4: Click the "Start" button to start cutting, it will process at up to 60× faster speed. After completion, you'll be able to get the cutted audios and play them anywhere.

Part 4. Video Demo: Cut Songs in Spotify

In this video, we are going to show you how TunesKit Spotify Music Converter works for downloading Spotify music. Then you can use TunesKit Video Editor to cut Spotify music into several different segments and save them into your preferred audio formats.

Conclusion

Although you're not allowed to directly cut music from Spotify, TunesKit Spotify Music Converter can help you download Spotify music then you can cut Spotify music with ease. If you don't find a possible way to cut Spotify music, just try TunesKit Spotify Music Converter, and you'll find it out.

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