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7 Best Ways to Download Popular Streaming Music to Local Computer

This function is suitable for Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal Music, YouTube Music, Line Music, Deezer, Pandora Music, etc...

There are lots of streaming media in the current era, people like to and get used to listening to music through all kinds of streaming music apps. Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music are familiar to all of us, however, there are some rising ones that come out and become popular in some places on earth, like YouTube Music, Tidal, Line Music, Deezer, Pandora, etc...

As we all know that these streaming media are all having their own digital music technology to protect themselves. Users can not offline play music without their systems or apps. Once you cut off the subscription plan, you will not be allowed to play music anymore.

If you want to download music from these streaming media to your computer, you'd better focus on this article, cause we have prepared the 7 best tools to help you out! You will then be able to get rid of the apps' limits to enjoy music on the computer or on other portable devices freely!

download streaming music to local computer

What Helps to Download Streaming Music to Listen Offline?

In the following passage, we offer you the 7 best tools to save your music on the local computer, some of them are totally free! With their help, you will get the streaming audio offline with the original audio quality and almost all ID3 tags kept. Downloaded songs can be used for editing, mixing, sharing, and offline playing. Multiple conversion formats are available to choose from before downloading tracks, so that you can play music on various devices without any format limits.


Step by Step Tutorial - Download Streaming Music to Local

πŸ“’ Download All Spotify Playlists and Songs to Computer Though Not a Member

It doesn't matter if you are a Spotify Premium user or not, both free and premium users can download Spotify Music to computer with the best audio quality kept.

spotify music downloader
Spotify Music Downloader

This Spotify Music Downloader can download any track, album or playlist from Spotify without using Spotify App. Supports to convert music into multiple formats and convey to devices. Learn More β†’

Step 1: Launch Spotify Music Downloader

Download and install TuneCable Spotify Downloader on computer. Ensure you have installed the Spotify app on your computer in advance. Open it for preparation.

Launch Spotify downloader and login to Spotify

Step 2: Select Spotify Tracks to Download

Go to the Spotify app and find the song/playlist/podcast/album that you want to download. Drag and drop certain the track/playlist to the specific area in TuneCable directly.

drag and drop spotify songs to tunecable directly

TuneCable will then analyze your links. After that, click 'OK' to confirm your selection.

copy spotify link from web player to download

Step 3: Customize Output Formats

Before downloading tracks, click the set parameter(Setting) icon from the menu bar to make some settings of output format. TuneCable offers MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF formats for Spotify Music conversion. You can customize conversion mode, output quality and naming form if needed. Then close the window directly to apply settings.

Convert Settings

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
  • Conversion Mode: Intelligent Mode, Spotify Record, YouTube Download
  • Output Quality: Low(128kbps), Medium(192kbps), High(256kbps), Very High(320kbps)

Output Settings

  • Output Folder: You can choose to change it or not
  • Output Name: {Track Number}, {Title}, {Artist}, {Album}, {Playlist Index}
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
customize output spotify format

Step 4: Convert Spotify Songs

And now, you can click on 'Convert' to download selected Spotify songs. If you want to add more tracks to download, just click the '+Add' button and repeat the operations in 'Step 2'.

add spotify tracks

TuneCable offers 5x conversion speed. Process will finish in a few moment.

successfully download spotify music

Step 5: View Download History

When the process is done, direct to 'Converted' to view download history. TuneCable offers music playback function, you can check the songs directly.

view and play downloaded spotify tracks

Step 6: Check Your Spotify Music Files on Computer

Click the open output folder icon of each song to open the saving path on your computer. Then you can move these song to any device for playing.

check spotify songs

Notice: For trial users, TuneCable only allows to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. To unlock the 3-minute limits, please buy the full version.


πŸ“’ Keep All Apple Music and iTunes Library & Playlist After Subscription Expired

This is specially designed for iTunes and Apple Music users to download tracks from these services. With this excellent Apple Music Converter, you can easily download iTunes M4P audio files, audiobooks and purchased Apple Music to your local computer for playing.

apple music converter
Apple Music Converter

Apple Music Converter is designed for Apple Music users to convert any audio which can be played in iTunes, such as Apple Music files, audiobooks or iTunes music on Windows and Mac. Learn More β†’

Step 1: Launch Apple Music Converter

Launch Apple Music Converter on computer. Please install iTunes and log in with your Apple account in advance to prepare.

launch apple music converter

Step 2: Customize Output Format

Click the settings(Settings) icon to customize the output format, conversion mode, output quality, output path and naming format. Then close the window directly to apply.

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
  • Conversion Mode: Intelligent Mode, iTunes Record, YouTube Download
  • Output Quality: Low(128kbps), Medium(192kbps), High(256kbps), Very High(320kbps)
  • Output Folder: You can choose to change it or not
  • Output Name: {Track Number}, {Title}, {Artist}, {Album}
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
convert settings

Step 3: Select Tracks from Apple Music & iTunes

Click '+ Add' to load your Apple Music & iTunes library and playlists. Select desired songs and tap 'OK' to confirm your selection.

Add files

Step 4: Download and Convert Audio Files

And now, you can click on the 'Convert' button to download selected songs at 10x faster speed.

start to convert apple music

Step 5: View Converted History

Go to the 'Converted' module to view download history. Or you can click the open folder icon behind each song to open the output folder on your computer directly.

conversion history

Notice: For trial users, TuneCable only allows to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. To unlock the 3-minute limits, please buy the full version.


πŸ“’ Save Music from Amazon Music Unlimited & Amazon Prime Music to Computer

This is the best tip for Amazon Music Unlimited & Amazon Prime Music users to save Amazon tracks on computer. Very easy to use.

amazon music recorder
Amazon Music Converter

This Amazon Music Converter is aiming for recording songs, album and playlists from Amazon. Convert songs to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF audio formats and save on different devices. Learn More β†’

Step 1: Launch Amazon Music Converter

Run Amazon Music Converter and click on 'Open Amazon Web Player' to open the built-in Amazon Web Player. Tips: Amazon Music HD is supported on Amazon Music application and Client, thus TuneBoto can not convert Amazon Music at 320kbps or higher.

Launch build-in Amazon Web Player

Step 2: Sign In with your Amazon Music Account

Click on 'Hello, Sign In' to login with your Amazon Music account.

Login with your Amazon account

Step 3: Customize Output Settings of Amazon Music

Click set parameter(Settings) icon from the menu bar to customize the output settings.

  • Output Format: Auto, MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
  • Convert Speed: Fast Mode, Normal Mode
  • Output Quality: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
set the output parameters

Step 4: Select Amazon Music to Download

Navigate to any playlist, album, song or artist in Amazon Music, then click the Click to add (Click to add) button to add tracks to download.

customize output settings

Tick the checkbox of the certain song that you want to download for, click 'Convert' to start the process.

start conversion

Now wait till the process completed.

converting amazon songs

Step 5: View Download History

After conversion, click Amazon Recorder converted history (History) icon to view download history. For further checking, you can click the open amazon music folder (Open Folder) icon of each song to open the saving folder directly.

view conversion history

Notice: For trial users, TuneBoto only allows to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. To unlock the 3-minute limits, please buy the full version.


πŸ“’ Save Tidal Hi-Fi Music and Tidal Premium on Computer

This is the most trendy way for both Tidal Hi-Fi and Premium users to save Tidal audio files on computer. You will get the original Hi-Fi audio files with the best quality remained on the local saving path.

tidal media downloader
Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter is a powerful program to download and convert Tidal music to plain MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC and AIFF format with the original audio quality and ID3 tags kept after conversion.

Step 1: Launch Tidal Music Converter

Launch Tidal Music Converter and open the built-in 'Tidal Web Player'.

launch tidal media downloader

Step 2: Login to Your Tidal Music Account

Click 'Log in' to login with your Tidal Hi-Fi or Premium account.

login tidal account

Step 3: Customize Tidal Music Format

You need to customize the output settings in advance. Click thesettings icon (Settings) icon to make some settings, then close the window directly to apply.

Convert Settings

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
  • Output Quality: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps

Output Settings

  • Output Folder: You can choose to change it or not
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
copy tidal music link

Step 4: Choose Tidal Music to Download

Open a playlist, an artist, an EP or an album than you like to download, click the Click to add (Click to add) button to add tracks to Tidabie. Tick the certain tracks you want and click 'Convert' to start the process.

paste tidal music link to tidal music downloader

Step 5: View Converted Tidal Hi-Fi Music Files

After conversion, click on converted history (History) button to check the history. All downloaded Tidal tracks will list on screen by timeline. To check the local path, please click the open folder (Open Folder) icon of each song.

convert tidal music to mp3

Notice: For trial users, Tidabie only allows to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. To unlock the 3-minute limits, please buy the full version.


πŸ“’ Rip Music from YouTube Video for Free

YouTube Music is still free to listen to, however, we don't know whether it turns to be paid version. So begins charging, you need a YouTube Downloader to help you download all your favorite songs from YouTube for offline playing. That is exactly what we have. Now follow the steps below.

syncios manager
YouTube Music Downloader

Syncios provides an easy solution to download massive online YouTube Music & Video to your iPad /iPhone /iPod /Android devices for offline listening and watching. Offers multiple formats and high output quality. Learn More β†’

Step 1: Find YouTube Music to Download

Open YouTube Music in your browser. Open the YouTube songs that you want to download for. Right click on the song and choose 'Share'.

find youtube music

Step 2: Copy YouTube Music Link

Copy the link which appears in the pop-up box.

copy youtube music link

Step 3: Open YouTube Downloader from Syncios

Launch Syncios Manager and click 'YouTube Music Downloader' module. Launch the built-in app. This app is totally free!

launch syncios youtube downloader

Step 4: Paste YouTube Music Link to YouTube Downloader

Paste the YouTube Music URL link to the dialog then click to analyze the link.

*Notice: Normally this function is used for downloading YouTube video but it also supports to download YouTube Music files.

paste youtube music link to youtube downloader

Hit the 'Download' icon that appears of the first column.

analyze youtube link

Step 5: Start to Download YouTube Music

Customize the output quality and format in 'Audio Download Links'. Then you can tap on the 'Download' icon to start the process.

select youtube music to download
downloading youtube music
successfully download youtube music to computer

Step 6: View Downloaded YouTube Music

When the process has done, go to the 'Library' module to view downloaded YouTube Music tracks. Click the 'Open Folder' icon to open the saving path on your computer.

view downloaded youtube music

πŸ“’ Download Any Music Tracks on Line Music

It's inconvenient for Line Music users to streaming music on computer since they can only play through the web player instead of the official app. To solve this problem, you need a powerful Line Music Converter to help you download tracks from Line for offline playing on computer.

noteburner line music converter
Line Music Converter

NoteBurner Line Music Converter is a professional tool which is able to record and convert Line Music songs to MP3, AAC, WAV, or FLAC format with ID3 tags and 100% lossless quality kept after conversion. Learn More β†’

Step 1: Launch Line Music Converter and Log in

Download and launch Line Music Converter on computer. Log in your Line Music account.

line music converter

Step 2: Customize the Output Format

Before downloading, click on the 'Settings' icon to make some settings.

  • Output Format: Auto, MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
  • Output Quality: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
add line music to download

Step 3: Select Line Tracks to Download

Direct to the tracks you want and simply click on the round 'Add' icon to add the songs that you want to convert.

add line music to download

Step 4: Downloading Line Music

Click the 'Convert' button in Step 3 to download selected Line songs.

downloading line music

Notice: For trial users, NoteBurner only allows to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. To unlock the 3-minute limits, please buy the full version.


πŸ“’ All-In-One Music Recorder to Download Various Streaming Music

Want to download more streaming media to computer for saving?Here, with this all-in-one music recorder, downloading Line Music, Pandora Music and Deezer could be possible, not to mention the streaming media we have mentioned above. This could be really easy to follow.

Notice: We use 'Spotify' as demonstration.

apple music converter
AudiCable Audio Recorder

AudiCable records and converts songs from kinds of streaming music apps to plain MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF format, including Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Line Music, Deezer, Tidal, YouTube Music, Pandora and etc. Learn More β†’

Step 1: Launch AudiCable Audio Recorder

On your computer, download and install this AudiCable Audio Recorder. Then launch it.

audicable main interface

Step 2: Customize the Output Settings

Check the output settings by clicking the 'Settings' icon on the upper right corner. Select output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF), output quality (128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps) and output path of your willing. Then close the window to apply.

Login with your Spotify account

Step 3: Log In to Your Spotify Account

Click on the 'Spotify' panel in 'Step 1' and a Spotify window will pop-up automatically. Log in with your Spotify account, this is both available for free and premium users.

set the output parameters

Step 4: Start to Record Spotify Music

Direct to your desired music (songs/playlists) from Spotify and start playing. AudiCable will start the recording process immediately.

customize output settings

Step 5: Check Downloaded History

After recording, go to 'Recorded' module to check the download history, click the 'File' icon of each track to open the output folder on computer.

converting amazon songs

Summary: See, we gave you all we have for downloading music from globalized streaming media. High conversion speed, best audio quality, various conversion formats, reserved ID3 information, these tools possess the most comprehensive function to bring you the best experience. You will not be afraid of the expired subscription or no-network condition to enjoy music.


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