How to Download Podcasts on Spotify for Offline Listening

Updated by Adam Gorden on Apr 29, 2021 1:35 PM.
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As a giant in streaming music service, Spotify is going to become a podcast company, too. By acquiring two podcast providers Gimlet Media and Anchor in 2019, it shows a big ambition in the content creation business than the music.

According to the reports, Spotify spent up to 500 million USD on podcast deals in 2019 and brought more podcasts to run exclusively on Spotify. Currently, there are thousands of podcasts to stream on Spotify already. Spotify users can listen to podcasts directly from the app.

So, do you know how to download Spotify podcasts for listening offline? Here in this post, we'll show you two different ways to listen to Spotify podcast without an internet connection step by step.

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Part 1. Download Spotify Podcasts via Official Method
Part 2. Download Spotify Podcasts to MP3 with TunesKit [Hot]
Part 3. The Bottom Line

Method 1. How to Download Podcasts on Spotify with Official Method

No matter you have signed up for the Premium account of Spotify or not, you can easily download podcasts in Spotify's iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows apps or from Spotify web player. After that, you'll be able to listen to them wherever you have no internet connection. Please be noted that you have to go online every 30 days to keep your verify your account status. Otherwise, you'll not be allowed to access the downloaded podcasts. Now follow the simple steps below to learn how to download Spotify podcasts for offline listening.

On Mobile and Tablet

Step 1: Open the Spotify app on iPhone or Android.

Note: Please make sure you've connected to WiFi or mobile data. We strongly recommend you use WiFi to download content from Spotify.

Step 2: Then browse the store to locate any podcast that you want to download. Then tap the "three dots" icon to the right of the podcast episode.

Step 3: Tap the Download button if you're an Android user; On iOS, please tap the download arrow icon. And then podcasts will be automatically saved to Your Library. Wait till the downloading process completes.

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On Windows, Mac, and Web

Step 1: Open the Spotify app on Mac or Windows computer, or go to open.spotify.com.

Step 2: Find the podcast that you would like to download.

Step 3: Then click the download arrow button next to the podcast episode. Wait for your podcast to be downloaded and saved in Your Library.

Method 2. Download Spotify Podcasts to MP3 on PC without Premium

Although Spotify enables you to download podcasts offline, you can only play the episodes within the Spotify app. All the Spotify audio content is encoded in a special OGG Vorbis format, which is not supported to play on unauthorized players or devices. Is it possible to listen to Spotify offline podcasts on any device without using a Premium account? Just read on. Here we'll introduce a powerful Spotify podcast downloader to help you achieve that.

What Tool Do You Need

To get podcasts from Spotify, you'll need the help of a smart Spotify music downloading tool, that is, TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. With the software, you can easily download Spotify podcasts, songs, playlists, albums, etc. without limits.

TunesKit Spotify Converter is specially designed to download and convert Spotify content offline. It works for both free and premium users of Spotify on Windows and Mac. TunesKit can help you download Spotify podcasts to MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, or other common audio formats. After that, you can play them on any player or device as they're all saved as local files on your computer. The most important is that TunesKit can keep 100% original audio quality and metadata info.

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Tutorial: How to Download Podcasts from Spotify to Computer with TunesKit

First of all, you can watch this YouTube video which will teach you to use TunesKit to download Spotify podcasts to MP3 and save them onto your computer. Of course, you can also read this full guide in the text below.


Step 1Drag podcast episode from Spotify to TunesKit

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Launch TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. Then log in to your Spotify account as required. After that, choose any podcast that you want to download and drag it to TunesKit downloading window.

Step 2Set output profile

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Go to the Menu icon and click the Preferences menu where you can customize the output format as MP3, AAC, or others. Set the profile like audio bit rate, sample rate, codec, and more.

Step 3Start to download Spotify podcasts

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Click the Convert button. And the program will begin downloading and saving the target Spotify podcasts offline as MP3 or other formats at up to 5X faster speed. Wait till the conversion is done.

The Bottom Line

Compared with other services like Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Stitcher, etc., Spotify has already been installed by most people and its interface is fairly easy to understand. Besides, Spotify always recommends some new podcasts based on users' previous activities. That's why some people prefer to listen to podcasts on Spotify. If you're looking for a way to download Spotify podcasts to listen without limits, you're highly suggested to try TunesKit Spotify Converter. It will help you download and convert Spotify podcasts to MP3, WAV, FLAC, AAC, or other formats with lossless quality. You may have a try!

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