How to Stream Spotify Music on Squeezebox? Fixed!

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jun 27, 2019 3:35 PM.

Squeezebox is a popular network music player which is developed by Logitech to wirelessly stream audios from networked PCs and the Internet. All music lovers can listen to infinite music, news and sports from every corner of the globe with this easy-to-user and all-in-one Wi-Fi music player.

Squeezebox can bring full and high-quality sound to any room with an ultra-compact design that fits easily on your night table or kitchen counter. We can recommend music to Facebook friends instantly right from Squeezebox. And we just turn the dial to browser radio stations, music tracks and even album art, displayed on the full-color screen.

With this brilliant and smart, we can start listening to free Internet radio stations, your personal iTunes collection, and online music services like Pandora, Deezer and more in minutes. Maybe you would ask whether we can achieve the playback of Spotify music to Squeezebox? Here we explain the playback of Spotify music on Squeezebox and the solution in detail.


Part One Whether can start Spotify music on Squeezebox
Part Two Method to convert Spotify music to other formats
Part Three Move Spotify music to Squeezebox for playback

Part One Why Squeezebox Cannot Play Spotify Music

In 2011, Logitech announced that they joined hands with Spotify to provide a digital music service for all music lovers on Squeezebox. However, since 2017, Spotify has been broken off a friendship with Squeezebox and not to offer any support to Squeezebox anymore. So, all music users are not able to enjoy Spotify music service on Squeezebox.

When it comes to the playback of Spotify music on Squeezebox, all music lovers would express that they cannot listen to Spotify music on Squeezebox. For one thing, we can say Spotify music service wouldn't be offered on Squeezebox. But when view from another angle, it can be said that all music from Spotify are encoded in the format of Ogg Vorbis not suitable for playing on any other players.

Squeezebox is compatible with a series of audio formats including MP3, AIFF, ALAC and DRM-free audio. However, Spotify music is excluded from Squeezebox supported audio formats. So, Squeezebox cannot play Spotify music. The only method to solve this problem is to break DRM from Spotify music and to convert Spotify music to other device supported audio formats.

Part Two How to Break Format Protections from Spotify

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is a professional and wonderful software with which all Spotify users can download and convert all songs, playlists, albums, and artists from Spotify to other device supported audio formats like MP3, AAC, WAV and more losslessly.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

  • Work at 5× faster speed with original ID3 tags kept
  • Convert Spotify music to other common audio formats
  • Download Spotify songs, playlists and albums in bulk
  • Remove format limitations and ads from Spotify music
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The following is the detailed step-by-step guidance to show you how to download and convert Spotify music to MP3 or other common audio formats. Before launching ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you should make sure that you have installed the tool on your personal computer.

Step 1Import Spotify music tracks to ViWizard Spotify Music Converter

add spotify tracks to ViWizard

After opening ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, Spotify will be automatically started on your personal computer. Then you can search and find the track or playlist you want to play on Squeezebox and drag them to the main screen of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter directly.

Step 2Select audio format and music preference

set output format

When all tracks are added to the main interface of the app, you can select the audio format like MP3 according to your device or music player. Otherwise, you can also customize the music preference including audio codec, sample rate, bit rate, channel and more.

Step 3Convert Spotify music to Squeezebox supported file format

downloading spotify music

Once all has been set, you could begin to download music from Spotify to MP3 by click the "Convert" button in the bottom right of the tool. You would get all unprotected Spotify music files in a short time. Then you can find your downloaded Spotify music in your local folder on your personal computer.

Part Three Transfer Spotify Music to Squeezebox for Playback

After all music from Spotify have been converted, all Spotify music can be freely used on any player and device without any hassle. Now, you can transfer Spotify music to Squeezebox for playback. If you don't how to this, you can follow the simple tutorial to stream Spotify music on Squeezebox.

Firstly, go to the web page: http://localhost:9000 and open the web interface of Squeeze Server on the remote computer. The most important point is to change the "localhost" to the IP address of the remote computer.

Secondly, select and scan all converted Spotify music tracks by clicking the left pane on the web interface of Squeezebox Server. Then you can find your selected music in the right pane of the web interface.

Finally, click on the "Play" button in the right pane of the web interface to start the playing of music. Wait for a moment and you will hear all converted Spotify music being played on Squeezebox Server.

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