2021 Best Solution to Convert Spotify Playlist to MP3

Updated by Adam Gorden on Apr 19, 2021 10:10 AM.

Q: "I like listening to music from Spotify. And when I'm falling in love with some songs, I really want to have them on my computer or on a CD for listening while driving. Is there any way to download playlists from Spotify to MP3? Any advice is much appreciated!" – Joanna from Quora

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services. Till April 2021, it boasts to have more than 70 million music tracks in its library and about 345 million active monthly users all over the world. Users can tune in to Spotify for any music tracks, audiobooks, and podcasts.

Spotify playlist is a group of tracks that users can save and listen to at any time. You can make a playlist by adding a selection of tracks based on your preference and then your playlist will appear on the left sidebar in Spotify. When you want to view it, just click the playlist and it will show in the main window.

The Spotify Premium subscription allows users to download music for listening offline. However, if you're a free subscriber, you can't download any playlist for playing without an internet connection. If you want to download Spotify songs as a free user, you can read this post. Here we're going to introduce a simple method to download Spotify playlist to MP3 efficiently. Both Free and Premium users can easily apply this solution to save music from Spotify for offline listening.

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Part 1. Best Tool to Save Spotify Playlist to MP3 - ViWizard Music Converter
Part 2. 3 Steps to Download Spotify Playlist to MP3 with ViWizard
Part 3. FAQs
Part 4. Final Word

Part 1. Best Spotify Playlist to MP3 Converter - ViWizard Music Converter

Before further reading, let's explore the reason why you need a Spotify playlist converter. For Spotify free users, you are not allowed to download any tracks from Spotify for offline listening. But with a third-party Spotify converter, you can then use it to download Spotify songs and save them on the computer. By doing so, you're able to listen to them at any time as you like. For Premium users, when you download Spotify tracks, they're actually encoded in OGG format, and can only be played on the Spotify app. In other words, you can't open the downloaded Spotify songs on other devices or apps.

ViWizard Spotify Converter is a professional and easy-to-use music downloader well-designed for Spotify. It can be used to convert Spotify playlists, song tracks, and podcasts to MP3 and other popular formats without causing any original quality damage. All the ID3 tags and metadata info will be preserved after the conversion.

The program can work at a 5X faster speed in batch conversion, giving you the ultimate experience to get all your favorite Spotify songs downloaded. It supports multiple output formats including MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, M4B, and FLAC, so you can easily save them in any format based on your needs. The interface is clear and anyone can easily handle it without a hassle.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Playlist Converter

  • Download and convert Spotify playlist to MP3 in a few clicks only
  • Work at 5X faster speed with 100% original quality
  • Support multiple output audio formats including MP3
  • Preserve ID3 tags and metadata info after conversion
  • Easy to operate with an intuitive interface
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Part 2. Quick Guide to Convert Spotify Playlist to MP3 with ViWizard

ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify is now available for Windows and Mac systems and the Windows version can be run at a 5X superfast speed. Here we will take the Windows version as an example to show you how to download Spotify playlist to MP3 quickly and easily.

Step 1Launch ViWizard and Import Spotify Playlist

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After installed ViWizard Spotify Playlist to MP3 Converter on your computer, please launch it and the Spotify app will also be opened automatically. Now you can simply find the playlist you want to download and then drag and drop it to the search box of ViWizard. Or you can paste the link of your target Spotify playlist to the search bar and all music tracks will be automatically loaded.

Step 2Select MP3 as Output Format

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Next, click the Menu icon menu icon in the upper right corner. Go to the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' to choose an output format such as MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV, FLAC, output quality (High 320kbps, Medium 256kbps, Low 128kbps), conversion speed (If you don't tick this option, it will be running at 5X speed by default) and output path. Here you can choose MP3 as the output format.

Step 3Download and Convert Spotify Playlist to MP3

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Now click the Convert button and the program will start to convert Spotify playlist to MP3. Once the conversion is completed, you can find all the songs in the "Converted" folder and you can now enjoy them without any limitation.

Video Tutorial: How to Convert Spotify Playlist to MP3 with ViWizard

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Part 3. FAQs Related to Spotify Playlist Download

1. Where are my downloaded Spotify songs on PC?

A: To find your downloaded Spotify songs on the computer, you can open Spotify, go to the Settings > Offline songs storage. Here you'll see the location where your Spotify songs get downloaded: C:\Users\[Your Username]\AppData\Local\Spotify\Storage. And you can also change this path to another location as you like.

2. Can I download Spotify playlists?

A: Yes, you can, as long as you've subscribed Premium plan. Once you downloaded a Spotify playlist, the songs will be saved to your computer's hard drive, or your phone and tablet. Of course, if you don't have a Spotify Premium account, you can also use ViWizard Spotify Converter to download Spotify playlists to MP3 and save them on your local computer.

3. Is it legal to download Spotify playlists to MP3 format?

A: The short answer is, yes and no. Downloading music from Spotify with third-party tools such as ViWizard Music Converter usually adopts recording technology, just like other streaming platforms such as SoundCloud, Pandora, etc. If you download Spotify playlists to MP3 for personal and educational use, it's legal to do that. But if you use it to pirate or distribute music for commercial purposes, it will be illegal.

Part 4. Final Word

Spotify is a very popular music streaming service among more than 80 countries and regions worldwide. And today we shared you with an efficient method to download Spotify playlist to MP3. Most users like ViWizard Spotify Converter due to its ease of use, fast conversion speed and high output quality. Besides, all the ID3 tag info will be preserved after downloading. This tool is available for Windows and Mac systems. If you want to download Spotify music without any Spotify premium account, just give it a try! Share it with your friends if you think it's useful!

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