People prefer to use MP3 players to listen to music on the go or while exercising because it is lightweight and easier to carry than bulky smartphones. And many users like to listen to music on Spotify because it has a huge music library. So, can you transfer music from Spotify to MP3 player?
Generally speaking, except for Spotify-compatible MP3 players, other common MP3 players cannot play Spotify. Because Spotify songs are protected, you cannot use songs from Spotify on other incompatible devices that do not support the Spotify app. Plus, the audio format for Spotify tracks is the cached Ogg Vorbis format, which is not compatible with MP3 players. Even if you have downloaded Spotify songs on your device, you cannot move them to your MP3 player or anywhere else.
In this case, the only way is to convert Spotify to MP3 player compatible format, such as MP3. For this, you need a Spotify to MP3 converter that can download and convert Spotify music to local common files. Then, transferring your Spotify playlist to your MP3 player couldn't be easier. Read on now and learn how to download music to MP3 player from Spotify.
Part 1. How to Download Spotify Music for Playing on MP3 Players
As mentioned above, you cannot directly download Spotify music to MP3 player before converting Spotify music to MP3. Here, let's get to know the best tool you can use to do this - DRmare Spotify Music Converter. It helps both Spotify Free and Premium users download and convert Spotify music to MP3, WAV, FLAC, M4A, AAC and other common formats. It automatically removes Spotify's built-in protection. Plus, it runs at blazingly fast 5x speed and retains all ID3 tags and lossless sound quality.
If needed, you can also modify audio channels, sample rate, bitrate, etc. With this professional Spotify music converter and downloader, you can have a wonderful listening experience on MP3 players and other devices.
DRmare Spotify Music Converter
With a user-friendly main interface, you can download and convert Spotify music to MP3 in just a few clicks without any technical skills. Whether you have a Free or Premium Spotify account, you can follow the detailed tutorial below to do this.
- Step 1Add Spotify songs or playlists to DRmare Spotify Converter
- Please download and install the right version of the DRmare Spotify Music Converter on your computer. Once installed, please open it and you'll see the Spotify desktop app launches. Now, you can drag and drop Spotify songs and playlists that you'd like to download to MP3 player into DRmare Music Converter. Or you can paste the track link to the search box on this software and click on "+" to import Spotify files.
- Step 2Set MP3 as the output format for Spotify MP3 player
- Actually, this software's default output format is MP3 so you don't need to set it manually. But you can customize other output parameters if you want. Please go to the top-right "Menu" bar and then click the "Preferences" > "Convert" option. The format window will pop up. And you can define output format, bit rate, sample rate, channel, and others to bring wanted listening effects.
- Step 3Download and convert Spotify songs for MP3 player
- After finishing all the settings above, you can click the "Convert" button. DRmare Spotify Music Converter will start removing the protection and downloading Spotify music to MP3 quickly without any hassle. After conversion, you can locate all Spotify downloads by clicking the "History" icon, which are available to put on MP3 player directly. You can also navigate to your computer's folder to find the destination folder that saves your converted Spotify files.
Part 2. How to Transfer Songs from Spotify to MP3 Player
With the steps above, you've downloaded Spotify songs to MP3 files that are compatible with MP3 players. You can then easily transfer Spotify playlist to MP3 player with the following steps.
Way 1. From Your Computer
Just connect your computer with your MP3 player via a USB cable and you can easily transfer Spotify music to MP3 player. Here are the detailed steps.
Step 1. Prepare a USB cable that is compatible with your computer and target MP3 player. Then connect it to your computer and MP3 player.
Step 2. Once connected, please find the target player on your computer in the "Devices with Removable Storage" panel. And you need to open the "Storage Media" folder of your MP3 player.
Step 3. Open the local folder containing the downloaded Spotify MP3 tracks. Copy all your favorite songs and paste them into the Spotify music folder of your MP3 player.
Step 4. Once completed, disconnect the MP3 player from the computer. Now you can use Spotify offline on your MP3 player.
Way 2. Via Windows Media Player
One of the highlight features of Windows Media Player is to transfer content between devices. Therefore, you can also use Windows Media Player to solve how to put Spotify playlist on MP3 player. The following is a simple yet complete tutorial.
Step 1. Use the USB cable to connect your MP3 player with your computer.
Step 2. Launch the Windows Media Player program from your computer.
Step 3. Choose the 'Sync' from the right hand of Windows Media Player.
Step 4. Import downloaded Spotify songs to Windows Media Player library. Then move Spotify tracks to the 'Sync List'.
Step 5. Hit on the 'Start Sync' button to start synchronization. You can get Spotify on MP3 player and disconnect the MP3 player from your computer.
Way 3. Via iTunes (For Apple Devices)
Here you can know how to put Spotify songs on MP3 player for Apple devices. Apple devices like iPod Touch, iPod Classic, iPhone, iPad and so on are included.
Step 1. Launch the latest iTunes program on your computer.
Step 2. Hit the 'Add' > 'Add Folder to Library' option to add converted Spotify music to iTunes Library.
Step 3. Link your iPod to your computer via the USB cable. Then find your iPod device on the computer.
Step 4. Touch on the 'Music' on the left panel. Then click the 'Sync Music' > 'selected playlist, artists, albums and genres'. And then choose the 'Recently added' below the 'Playlists' option.
Step 5. Hit on the 'Apply' button. Then Spotify songs will be added to your iPod MP3 player for offline playback.
Part 3. Top 3 Best Compatible MP3 Players with Spotify
In this section, we will list and introduce the compatible Spotify MP3 players for you. If you are using one of them, you can directly install the Spotify app on it, and download Spotify to MP3 player for offline listening.
Mighty is a small and portable MP3 player for Spotify. It allows you to listen to Spotify music by syncing Spotify playlists. After that, you can enjoy Spotify music on Mighty offline. Yet, first, you need to be a Spotify Premium subscriber.
2. iPod Touch
iPod Touch is a compatible MP3 player with Spotify. You can use the Spotify app on iPod Touch 6th and above. Also, you need to run your iPod Touch on iOS 10 or higher version. After then, you can install the Spotify app from the App Store and listen to Spotify on iPod Touch MP3 player.
3. FiiO Music Player
FiiO is a tiny Android MP3 player for Spotify. And it supports AirPlay, WiFi and USB DAC. You can download and install the Spotify app on your FiiO music player. Then you can start to play Spotify on FiiO MP3 player.
Part 4. Final Thoughts
Now you've learned how to put songs on MP3 player from Spotify by using DRmare Spotify Music Converter. It lets you easily download and convert Spotify music to MP3 or other common formats. Then you can transfer the converted Spotify music to MP3 players or any other device you want. No matter which MP3 player you use, you can easily listen to Spotify offline on your MP3 player.