Quick Solution to Transfer Spotify Music to USB

Updated by Adam Gorden on Apr 26, 2021 11:04 AM.

There are many reasons for Spotify users to transfer Spotify music to USB drive. For example, you can save them to backup Spotify music tracks, play Spotify songs in the car, or burn Spotify playlist to CDs for listening at any time. As Spotify is mainly an online streaming music service, it's almost impossible to save Spotify music to USB. Although Spotify premium users have the right to download Spotify songs offline, they can't directly backup Spotify downloads to a USB drive. Let alone those free users who have no right to download Spotify music offline.

So, what should you do to download Spotify music to USB free? Well, in the following tutorial, we'll provide you an easy yet ultimate solution to do that in a few clicks only. Just go on to read the post.

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Part 1. Spotify Music to USB: What You Should Know
Part 2. Complete Steps to Download Spotify Songs to USB
Part 3. The Final Thoughts

1. Spotify Music to USB: What You Should Know

In this section, I'll explain why you can't transfer Spotify to USB drive directly. And then a smart Spotify tool will be introduced to help you solve the issue efficently.

1.1 Why you can't download Spotify to USB easily

The main reason that causes Spotify music hard to be synced to USB is the DRM protection inserted into the songs. All the tracks in the Spotify server are restricted by DRM technology and encoded in a special OGG Vorbis format. By doing this, only paid users can download Spotify songs to offline devices. However, not all popular devices are able to play Spotify songs. For example, some well-known MP3 players like iPod, Sony Walkman and more are not supposed to play Spotify songs directly. So does USB flash drive. To transfer Spotify tracks to USB, the most important thing is to convert Spotify songs and playlists to DRM-free audio files.

1.2 How to solve: Introduce a powerful tool

Now, you meet the magic Spotify DRM removal tool named ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify. It's able to remove format limitations from Spotify music permanently. And ViWizard Spotify Converter can also download and convert Spotify songs or playlists to MP3, WAV, AAC, or other common audio formats. After conversion, the sound quality will be the same as the original ones. And all the ID3 tags and metadata info such as title, cover, artists, etc. can be kept. No matter you're a Spotify free user or premium subscriber, you can rely on ViWizard to break all format protections. And thus syncing your converted DRM-free Spotify songs to a USB flash drive or other devices and players.

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ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify Key Features

  • Download Spotify contents, including songs, albums, artists and playlists
  • Convert any Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV
  • Preserve Spotify music with original audio quality and ID3 tags information
  • Tackle the conversion of Spotify music format at up to 5× super faster speed
  • Easy-to-use program, available for both Windows and Mac
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2. Complete Steps to Download Spotify Songs to USB

In this part, you'll learn how to use ViWizard Spotify Converter to download and convert Spotify songs to MP3 losslessly. First, please download and install the free trial version on your Windows or Mac computer. Then follow the instruction below to remove Spotify DRM and copy Spotify playlists to USB step by step.

Video Guide: How to Download Spotify Music to MP3 with ViWizard

Step 1. Import Spotify music to ViWizard

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Launch ViWizard on your PC, and it will load the Spotify software automatically. No matter what type of Spotify subscription you are using, you can simply drag and drop Spotify song, playlist, or album directly from the Spotify app to the ViWizard conversion window. Alternatively, you can just copy the link of the music and paste it to the conversion window. Then the Spotify songs will load gradually.

Step 2. Choose output audio format

select output format

Now click the top menu bar and click "Preferences". It will ask you to choose the output format and set audio parameters, including channel, bit rate, sample rate, conversion speed, etc. according to your own needs. Currently, it supports up to 320kbps bit rate, the same as Spotify premium music. Besides, the available output formats are including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV, and FLAC. Choose anyone you like and move forward.

Step 3. Convert Spotify songs to DRM-free

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When finish the customization, simply click the "Convert" button to start removing the DRM from Spotify music tracks. After conversion, you can get DRM-free Spotify music from the target folder you set before, and get ready to download the Spotify playlist to USB.

Step 4. Transfer Spotify songs to USB

Now insert the USB flash drive to your computer. Open the output folder and select the converted Spotify music you want to copy. Then copy and paste those DRM-free songs to your USB drive directly. Wait a while before the transaction is done.

3. The Final Thoughts

Now you've successfully transferred your Spotify songs to the USB drive. You can then insert it into any device that has a USB port for playing. In fact, ViWizard Spotify Converter is the best Spotify solution to download music from Spotify and save them in MP3, AAC, FLAC, etc. You can then listen to them on any player or app at any time anywhere. It's a perfect tool, so why not give it a try?

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