How to Play Tidal through VLC Player

Streaming Tidal on VLC player, is it possible? The answer may disappoint you. Currently, Tidal users can't get Tidal music to VLC or other devices for using due to the right protection even though the music had been downloaded. Thus, is there any way that can make it and enjoy Tidal audios on VLC?

Sure! In this post, we will show you two ways on how to get Tidal music and then play Tidal through VLC media player. Please move on this post and see how to do that.

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Part 1. Play Tidal through VLC with DRmare Tidal Music Converter

As Tidal doesn't allow users to use its music on other devices or platforms, you need to find an alternative way to fix this issue. If you want to listen to Tidal music on VLC, you could download Tidal audios as local files on your computer and then transfer them to VLC player for using.

Nowadays, getting Tidal music as local audios is not a hard thing as there are lots of methods to help you. But here we'd like to introduce the best way to you among these ways.

You could use the DRmare Tidal Music Converter. It is an easy-to-use tool, which can convert and download music from Tidal with original audio quality. And then save them to your computer as local files.

This professional program can convert Tidal to FLAC, MP3, AAC, WAV and other plain audios or the audios that VLC supported. Besides, you can define the output audio parameters like channel, bit rate and sample rate for Tidal music. Once converted, you could stream Tidal to VLC and other devices for offline playing.

DRmare Tidal Music Converter

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  • Download music from Tidal to VLC media player
  • Batch convert Tidal audio tracks to FLAC, MP3, etc.
  • Get Tidal music for VLC media player and other devices
  • Preserve ID3 tags and high quality after converting

Detailed Steps to Convert Tidal to VLC

In this part, we will show you how to download Tidal music for VLC via DRmare Tidal Music Converter. Before that, please download and install DRmare program and the Tidal app from official website first. When finished, then you can start to convert Tidal music.

Step 1 Add Tidal tracks to DRmare program
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Please launch DRmare Tidal Audio Converter from your computer desktop. At the same time, you will see the Tidal app will open. When finishes loading Tidal app, you could enter to Tidal with your Tidal account. Then explore favorite music in Tidal and confirm the music you like to download and convert for VLC. You could copy and paste the link of the Tidal track, then input it to the blank box of DRmare main interface. Next, click on the big '+' button to load the Tidal track to DRmare.

Step 2Customize Tidal output format for VLC
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Hit on the 'Menu' from the top right of DRmare program, then choose 'Preferences' and a new window will show up. In here, please press on 'Convert' option to define Tidal output setting for VLC. You could personalize the audio format, bit rate, channel, sample rate, etc. as you like. Next, hit on 'OK' button to finish the process.
Step 3Convert Tidal to VLC
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Now, you could press on the 'Convert' button to begin converting Tidal music. After that, you will get the Tidal audios on your computer as local files. You could click on the 'Converted' button to locate and check the converted Tidal music files on the target folder on your computer.
Step 4Play Tidal through VLC

At the final step, you will learn how to get converted Tidal audios to VLC for listening. Please check out the simple steps as below and start to play Tidal on VLC.

Step 1. Open VLC media player on your PC.

Step 2. At the top of VLC main screen, hit on the 'File' > 'Open Files' or 'Open Folder' to browse the converted Tidal audios on your PC.

Step 3. Select the Tidal music you like to add to VLC.

Step 4. After then, you are able to play Tidal through VLC media player without any limitation.

Part 2. Stream Tidal to VLC by MusConv

If you don't like the way we showed you above, you could also take a try of another way. If you search on how to get Tidal for VLC on Google, you will see the first method. That is using the MusConv to transfer music from Tidal to VLC. Here we will briefly show you how to play Tidal through VLC via MusConv.

Step 1. Go to MusConv website via your web browser.

Step 2. Download MusConv on your computer and open it.

Step 3. Choose Tidal as source service from the left side of MusConv main interface. You will be required to enter your Tidal account info to login.

Step 4. Find and choose Tidal playlists that you want to import.

Step 5. Click 'Transfer' button to select VLC as the destination service.

Step 6. After that, the Tidal audio tracks will be streamed to VLC media player.

Note: You are not allowed to transfer lots on music tracks at once with MusConv basic plan.

Posted on May 28, 2020 9:30 PM / Post for Tidal Music Tips
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Anna Groove

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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.