How to Change Spotify Album Cover

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug. 31, 2020 3:12 PM.

change spotify album cover

What is your first impression on a Spotify song before you decide to listen to it? Many of you might say it’s the artwork of the album. People always say do not judge a book by its cover, but when we meet a new song for the first time, we can possibly be attracted by its album cover and then get interested in how the song might sound like. Sometimes an album cover is like a clickbaity thumbnail of a video which lures you to click on the song. But there also are times that an album cover makes you feel uncomfortable even if the song is passable. Many Spotify users want to get Spotify album cover while some others might want to get rid of it, but there doesn’t seem to have this kind of feature on Spotify.

In this passage, I will show you how to get Spotify album cover and how to change Spotify album cover to any picture and get an unlimited Spotify listening experience.

Part 1. What’s the Size of Spotify Album Cover?
Part 2. How to Get Spotify Album Cover?
Part 3. How to Change Spotify Album Cover

What’s the Size of Spotify Album Cover?

Normally, an album cover is a complete square which means the exact same dimensions on each side. And usually the artwork will not be smaller than 1500X1500 pixels and be with a maximum of 3000X3000pixels.

How to Get Spotify Album Cover?

Since you can’t directly copy the album cover from any version of the Spotify app or web player, you can only take a screenshot to get the album art. The artwork on mobile app are too small in size, the image will get blurry or pixilated when it’s scaled up. So to get the best quality of the album cover, you’ll need to get it from Spotify desktop app and take the full-screen screenshot. Here’s how to do it.

1. Launch Spotify on your computer, and play a song.

2. Click the arrows at the bottom right of the app.

spotify fullscreen

3. If you’re using Windows system, press the Windows icon+Shift+S to start the screenshot. (Shift+Command+3 on Mac)

4. Select area to screen shot the whole album art.

spotify full album cover

How to Change Spotify Album Cover

To change Spotify album cover, the only way is to download the song to your computer. But you’ll need a Spotify Premium account to download songs from Spotify, and you can not play or edit the downloaded file without authorization from Spotify.

But with the ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can download Spotify songs to your computer in MP3 or other popular formats. All the ID3 tags as well as the album cover will be preserved in the downloaded file. And then you can change the album cover of the song and play the song anywhere you want with your favorite cover.

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is designed to convert Spotify audio files into 6 different formats such as MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV and FLAC. This tool can run at up to 5X faster speed to convert Spotify songs, almost 100% of the original song quality will be kept after converting process. All the ID3 tags as well as the album cover will be kept in the converted songs.

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  • Convert and download Spotify songs to MP3 and other formats
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  • Save Spotify with the original ID3 tags and album cover
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1Launch ViWizard and Import Songs from Spotify

add spotify tracks to ViWizard

Open ViWizard software and the Spotify will be launched simultaneously. Then drag and drop tracks from Spotify into the ViWizard interface.

2 Set Up Output Parameters

set output format

After adding music tracks from Spotify to ViWizard, you can choose the output audio format. There're six options including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV and FLAC. And then you can adjust the audio quality by selecting the output channel, bit rate, and sample rate.

3 Start the Conversion

downloading spotify music

Once all the setting is finished, click the "Convert" button to start loading Spotify music tracks. After the conversion, all the files will be saved to your specified folder. You could browse all the converted songs by clicking "Converted" and navigate to the output folder.

Change Spotify Album Cover

On Windows:

1. Open downloaded Spotify song on Groove Music, right click the song and then click "Show album".

groove music show album

2. Click the three dots on the middle right of the album and click "Edit info".

groove music edit album info

3. Click on the album cover and then choose a file to change the cover, then click "Save".

groove music change album cover

On Mac:

1. Open iTunes on Mac and drag and drop the song you downloaded from Spotify to iTunes Library.

2. Right-click the album and then click "Album Info".

itunes album info

3. Turn to Artwork and click "Add Artwork" to change the album cover, then click "OK" to finish.

itunes change album cover

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