How to Download Songs from Tidal onto Computer

Streaming music is one of the most popular choices now when it comes to listening to music. There are many music streaming services on the market, such as Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon Music, Google Play Music, etc. Among them, Tidal stands out and attracts a great number of users because of the high-quality music it offers.

Some people like to enjoy the high-quality Tidal music on their computer or laptop, then downloading Tidal songs onto computer for offline listening would be a good idea in case there is a poor internet connection or no connection at all. Hence, this article will give you a detailed walkthrough on how to download songs from Tidal onto computer.

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Part 1. Can You Download Music from Tidal to Your Computer

The answer is both Yes, and No. Let me explain why.

Tidal offers two tiers of subscription plans which are Tidal Premium and Tidal HiFi for the price of $9.99 or $19.99 per month. And new users are given a 30-day free trial with either subscription plan. Both plans allow users to download Tidal music for offline playback using the Tidal app, but most downloaded Tidal audio files are only readable by the Tidal app.

However, it's impossible for you to keep the downloaded Tidal music on your computer forever because you don't owe the streaming music, you just paid for the service. When the membership expires, you will no longer able to listen to Tidal songs or find any downloaded Tidal music. In addition, the music you download from Tidal is encrypted to play within the Tidal app only.

Part 2. How to Download Songs from Tidal onto Computer – Ultimate Way

Luckily, there is an ultimate way to solve the problem mentioned above. With third-party software, you will able to remove all limitations to download songs to your computer easily. Here, I'd like to introduce you DRmare Tidal Music Downloader. It is an initiative tool that allows you to download Tidal Music onto your computer and keep them forever.

Integrated with the most advanced technology, DRmare Tidal Music Downloader is capable of downloading Tidal music with 0% quality loss at 5X speed. It's also smart enough to detect and keep all ID3 tag info like album art, artist, year, genre, etc., and meanwhile allows users to edit this information. DRmare Tidal Music Downloader is built-in with various features waiting for you to explore yourself.

DRmare Tidal Music Downloader

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  • Download Tidal songs at 5X speed onto computer
  • ID3 tags preserved, with 100% lossless quality
  • Convert Tidal music to MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, etc.
  • Get offline Tidal music on computer or other devices

*Please note that all the downloaded Tidal music is for personal use only.

Part 3. How to Download Music from Tidal to Computer – Detailed Tutorial

In this part, we will dive into a detailed tutorial by showing you how to download music from Tidal to PC using the Windows version of the DRmare Tidal Music Downloader. If you want to download Tidal playlist to Mac, they share basically the same steps with the user-friendly UI. Before getting started, please make sure you have installed DRmare Tidal Music Downloader and the Tidal app on your computer.

Step 1Load Tidal songs into DRmare
Launch DRmare Tidal Music Downloader and it will open the Tidal app at the same time. Pick a song, album, or playlist from the Tidal app and copy their links. Paste them to the search bar of DRmare's interface. Press on '+' button and all the Tidal songs are loaded in no time.
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Step 2Customize output settings for Tidal songs
From the top-right of the main interface, you can find 'Preference' in the menu. Here, The DRmare Tidal Music Downloader allows you to customize output format, audio channel, bit rate and sample rate. To preserve the high-quality Tidal music, we suggest you set output format as FLAC. Then hit on OK to save the settings.
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Step 3Start to download Tidal songs onto computer

Click on the 'Convert' button, and the DRmare Tidal Music Downloader will start to download Tidal songs at 5X speed. Within a few minutes, you can locate the downloaded Tidal songs in the output folder.

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Summary: After reading this article on how to download songs from Tidal onto computer via the best tool, I believe you already learned this easy method to keep Tidal music on your computer forever. With the downloaded Tidal songs in hand, there are many things you can do. For example, you can play Tidal on VLC or other media players, or you can import Tidal into a video as background music.

Posted on Jul 13, 2020 5:05 PM / Post for Tidal Music Tips

Anna Groove

Staff Editor

Anna Groove is an experienced writer of DRmare. She has the full knowledge of enjoying the audio and video better. Tips for enjoying Tidal music and iTunes videos could be found in her articles.