Ways on How to Listen to Tidal on JRiver

Q: I have Tidal Premium music service and JRiver on my Windows computer. My computer is connected to the Internet via a router and I use JRemote app on iPad to run JRiver remotely. But I meet with an issue - how can I play Tidal through JRiver? Thus, I wonder if there is any way that can fix it? Thanks in advance!

JRiver Media Center is a multimedia application, which enables users to play and organize various kinds of media on Windows, MacOS and Linux operating systems. Now it has integrated with Audible, Amazon Music, YouTube, etc. However, Tidal is not in the list.

But please don't worry. In this post, we will show you the way on how to listen to Tidal on JRiver. Please check out the post and learn how to get Tidal music with JRiver.

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Part 1. Listen to Tidal on JRiver via DRmare Tidal Music Converter

In this part, let's meet the powerful and professional tool to get Tidal music play on JRiver Media Center.

This tool is called DRmare Tidal Music Converter, which is designed to convert Tidal Music to MP3, WAV, M4B and other common audio formats. Besides, you can personalize the output audio formats and other audio parameters according to your needs.

In addition, DRmare Tidal Music Downloader can keep the original audio quality of Tidal music and with ID3 tags retained after converting. And the conversion speed is at up to 5X faster speed, which can save more of your time. After the conversion, you can store the converted Tidal audio tracks to your computer and then you can stream Tidal to JRiver and other devices for playback.

DRmare Tidal Audio Converter

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  • Support to convert Tidal to JRiver Media Center
  • Convert Tidal audios to AAC, MP3, FLAC, etc.
  • Play converted Tidal tracks on JRiver and other devices
  • Can keep ID3 tags and preserve high audio quality

Steps to Convert Tidal Music and Play Tidal on JRiver

Now you could download and install the trial version of DRmare Tidal Music Converter on your computer. Then please follow the steps below to start to convert Tidal audio tracks for JRiver.

Step 1 Add Tidal audio files to DRmare
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Please launch DRmare Tidal Music Converter on your computer. At the same time, Tidal application will be opened automatically. Then you need to discover music on Tidal that you want to convert and play on JRiver. Once found, copy the Tidal music tracks link and paste the copied URL to the search box on DRmare program. Then hit "+" button and DRmare program will load the Tidal music files for you.

Step 2Define the audio format for JRiver
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Here you could set the output audio formats and other audio parameters for Tidal music. Just click on the top-right Menu icon and hit on "Preference" icon. Then in the new pop-up window, you can define the output formats and adjust other parameters as you like. After completing the settings, then please click "OK" to apply.
Step 3Convert and get Tidal on JRiver
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Click the "Convert" button to begin to convert Tidal music tracks. When the conversion finishes, you can click "history" >> "search" icon to locate the converted files on your computer and check them.
Step 4Stream Tidal to JRiver

Now you had converted the Tidal audios to common files to your computer, then you could transfer Tidal to JRiver for using. Below we show 3 ways for you to import Tidal music to JRiver Media Center.

Method 1. Directly drag & drop the converted Tidal music files to JRiver Media Center.

Method 2. Open the "Tools" > "Import" on JRiver and use the Media Import wizard.

Method 3. You can use the "Auto-Import" option to browse the target folder that you want to select in the background.

Video TutorialPlay Tidal on JRiver

Part 2. Two More Ways to Get Tidal on JRiver

Besides the way we mentioned above, in this part, we would like to introduce another two solutions for you to use Tidal with JRiver. Please go ahead and take a look of it.

Use Tidal on JRiver by Using DLNA / DAC

To get Tidal music to JRiver, you can use DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) or DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) to help you. It is a way that can work for Android phones / tablets, Chromecast audio devices, Google Home and other devices that has DLNA or DAC.

Note: Before you get started, you need to install BubbleUPnP on your device first. Then modify it and log into your Tidal account.

Play Tidal on JRiver through Setting WDM Driver

You could also set up the WDM Driver on your computer and then stream Tidal audio files to your JRiver Media Center on kinds of devices.

WDM Driver is a built-in virtual audio driver, which is used to re-route all the windows audios through JRiver Media Center. But this way now is just available for Windows computers.

Posted on Jan 22, 2020 6:40 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.