How to Play Songs from Spotify on Windows Media Player

Updated by Adam Gorden on Feb 24, 2022 3:35 PM.

Windows Media Player is a media player and media library application that is used for playing audio, video, and images on Windows computers. Throw all advantages of WMP, and you'll find that it is not a good place to find your favorites indeed. Nowadays, more and more people choose to listen to music on those streaming music platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and more.

However, there are some problems existing in the process of managing your music. Those streaming music services are suitable for you to find new songs, however, but cannot help you to manage and organize your music library. The best choice is to use Windows Media Player and streaming music services together. Over here, we'd talk about how to play songs from Spotify on Windows Media Player.

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Part 1. Can I Play Spotify on Windows Media Player?
Part 2. How to Download Music from Spotify to MP3
Part 3. How to Put Spotify Music on Windows Media Player
Part 4. How to Burn a CD from Spotify via Windows Media Player

Part 1. Can I Play Songs from Spotify on Windows Media Player?

Spotify has the largest music resource library in the world, and you'll hardly run out of options. But we had to tell you the bad news that all songs from Spotify are only playable with the Spotify app. Unlike physical audio files, all the music from Spotify is streamed content protected by the digital rights management. Therefore, those songs from Spotify are not compatible with Windows Media Player.

Meanwhile, all the saved Spotify songs are still not viewable out of Spotify even though you have a premium account. So, it means that you completely cannot play Spotify music on Windows Media Player? Not sure. There is a tool that helps you download Spotify songs for achieving the playback of Spotify on Windows Media Player.

Designed to offer your great experience to enjoy Spotify songs offline on various media player, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter offers a good method to download and convert Spotify music to MP3 or other popular audio formats. Then you can transfer Spotify music to various media player for playing without the distractions of commercial ads, let alone stream Spotify music to Windows Media Player.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Download and convert Spotify songs, playlists, artists, and albums
  • Function as a Spotify music downloader, editor, ripper, and converter
  • Support the offline playback of Spotify songs on various media players
  • Work at 5× faster speed and preserve lossless quality audio and ID3 tags
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Part 2. How to Download and Convert Spotify Music to MP3

First, you need to install ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your computer. Then you can use it to download songs from Spotify and save them into Windows Media Player supported audio formats like MP3. Here's how.

Step 1Select Spotify music to download

Start by firing up ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your computer and wait for that it will load the Spotify app automatically. Then go to Spotify and create a playlist for saving Spotify songs you want to play on Windows Media Player. Then copy the playlist link and paste it into the search bar then click + icon to load the music. Or you can drag and drop Spotify music into the main home of the converter.

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Step 2Set the output music preferences

After all songs of the playlist are successfully loaded into the main home of the converter, you'll be given the option to adjust the audio parameters with a click at menu > Preference. There are six audio formats, including MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B, for you to choose from. Besides, you can also adjust the bit rate, sample rate, and audio channel according your demands.

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Step 3Start to download Spotify music to MP3

To download and convert Spotify playlist, click the Convert button to start after you have completed all the setting of audio parameters. Then ViWizard Spotify Music Converter starts to download Spotify music and save the converted music files to your computer. Go to browse your downloaded Spotify songs, and you only need to click Converted > Search. Then you will be led to the folder where you saved all Spotify songs.

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Part 3. How to Put Music on Windows Media Player from Spotify

With the help of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you have downloaded and converted all your required Spotify songs into DRM-free music files. Then you can upload those Spotify music files into the library on Windows Media Player anytime.

Windows Media Player

Step 1. Pull up Windows Media Player on your computer and click the Organize button at the top-left corner.

Step 2. Select the Manage Libraries option and then continue to choose Music.

Step 3. Then click the Add button to locate the folder where all the converted Spotify music files saved.

Step 4. After choosing the folder, click the Include Folder button and go on to click the OK button. Now all the Spotify music files have been added to Windows Media Player.

Part 4. How to Burn Spotify Music to CD via Windows Media Player

In addition, being a media player, Windows Media Player includes the ability to rip music from CD, copy music to compact discs, and sync content with a digital audio player like Sony Walkman. You can burn Spotify music into CDs by using Windows Media Player after conversion. Here's how to.

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Step 1. Open Windows Media Player and click the Burn tab.

Step 2. Select the Burn options and then select Audio CD, Data CD, or DVD.

Step 3. Insert a blank disc into your CD or DVD burner on your computer.

Step 4. Search for Spotify songs in your library that you want to burn to the disc, and then drag them to the list panel to create a burn list.

Step 5. When you're finished with the list, select Start burn.


If you are looking for a way to help you put Spotify music on Windows Media Player for playing, you can try using ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. Since then, you can download and convert Spotify music to MP3 for playing anywhere without limits. Now start your listening of Spotify music on Windows Media Player.

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