How to Extract Songs from Spotify

"Anyone knows how to extract music from Spotify? I have subscribed to the Premium and downloaded many Spotify songs on my computer. I know they exist somewhere of my hard drive, but I can't locate them after spending a long time. Please help."

First of all, you need to figure out how does Spotify encrypt music. Spotify Premium enables users to download and enjoy songs offline. But, like other online music streaming services, Spotify encrypts music in OGG Vorbis format with protection. That is to say, Spotify tracks are cache files for local listening. Users won't be able to access them on their local devices. But don't worry.

In this article, I will show you the best instruction on how to decrypt Spotify songs and solve this problem with ease.

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Part 1. Decrypt Spotify Offline Files: Spotify Extractor

To get Spotify decrypted offline files, it is more than to download Spotify music on the computer. You have to use a Spotify music extractor to decode Spotify files.

There are many free Spotify MP3 extractors on the market. Most of them require users to take real time to download the songs one by one manually. If you need to extract a large Spotify playlist, it will waste you lots of precious time. Besides, the extracted quality could be disappointed. It relates to the network, playback speaker, computer performance that the free tool could not adapt to them well.

Compared with those free products, a professional Spotify extractor is more trustworthy. And that is why I would like to recommend DRmare Spotify Music Extractor to you. With the built-in high performance, this powerful tool works effectively at 5X or faster speed. In addition, it rips songs from Spotify to MP3 and other 5 common formats without touching the raw music files.

DRmare Spotify Music Extractor

drmare spotify music extractor
  • Extract tracks, albums, artists, playlists from Spotify within a few clicks
  • Converting music files quickly while keeping original quality, ID 3 tags, meta data
  • One stop solution to download Spotify songs as AAC, M4A, MP3
  • Archive the output files by artist/album, manage your tracks easily

Combined with multiple superior features, this amazing extractor enhances your audio converting experience. As long as you are willing to spend a little money, you can enjoy all these benefits which can't be found elsewhere.

Part 2. How to Extract Spotify Downloaded Songs

DRmare Spotify Downloader provides a one-stop solution to decode Spotify files. Then converts and save songs on the local hard drives of your Windows computer or Mac. Now let's check how it work as the following steps.

Step 1Import the link of Spotify songs
import spotify songs to drmare
First off, you can open DRmare software, the Spotify app will be launched directly on your computer. If you have the link of the songs/playlists you want to convert, you can find and paste it to the address bar of DRmare software.
Step 2Reset Spotify to MP3 format
choose mp3 as output format
Though DRmare software supports multiple formats MP3, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV, AAC, but the best one is MP3 which is the default option. It has a lot of pros compared to other formats such as small size, high quality, wild compatibility. Generally you don't have to do anything to select the format. But if you have changed the settings before, you can go to the "Preferences" window of the software to set it back.
Step 3Decrypt Spotify music files
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When everything is ready, please slightly tap "Convert", DRmare program will start to decode all of the songs, playlists you have imported and encode the proprietary OGG format to popular audio format. It takes only a few minutes for a few songs. If you have imported multiple files, DRmare will convert them automatically, you don't have to sit in front of the computer, but just leave it on.
Video Tutorial: How to Extract Songs from Spotify
The following video guide will walk you through the steps in a user-friendly way, you may just spend a few minutes to take a look at it.


Now you should realize how DRmare Spotify Music Extractor works on decrypt Spotify offline files. With this smart mp3 extractor for Spotify, it is easy to download any Spotify song, album, playlist as a common MP3 file. Then transfer and play your favourite Spotify tracks on any portable devices without hassle. Now download and get the free trial of DRmare and start to extract songs from Spotify.