How to Add Tidal to Foobar2000 Music Player

Foobar2000 music player is a freeware audio player, which is popular by users for its minimalistic, clean UI, small file size and it is light on resource usage. Foobar2000 can support a wide range of audio file formats, like MP3, AAC, WMA, etc., which allows users to get the music for playback with ease.

However, for some music streaming services, such as Tidal, you will find that you couldn't import the Tidal audio files to Foobar2000 for listening even though you had downloaded the music.

Why would it happen? Please move on and check the following article. In this post, we are going to explain why you can't play Tidal music on Foobar2000 and share a tip with you on how to add Tidal to Foobar2000 music player.

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Part 1. Tidal to Foobar2000 via DRmare Tidal Music Converter

Why can't you listen to Tidal music on Foobar2000 music player? When it comes to Tidal music, it is well noted that the downloaded music from Tidal is protected by the copyright protection. That means users can only use Tidal music on Tidal app and not allowed to play Tidal music on other music players or devices. Thus, this is the reason why you couldn't get Tidal to Foobar2000 for listening.

But, here comes the question - what to do to make Tidal music playable on Foobar2000? To make it, it is very easy. You just need to find a third-party tool to remove the protection from Tidal music and convert the audio files to be compatible to Foobar2000 music player.

In order to help you through, here we would like to directly introduce a powerful tool to you. This program is DRmare Tidal Music Converter, which is designed to rip the encryption from Tidal music and convert Tidal to MP3, AAC, FLAC, etc. with high quality. You could choose the audio format that Foobar2000 supported as we had mentioned above.

Moreover, with this professional tool, you can also define the output audio parameters, such as bit rate, sample rate, channel, etc. according to your requirements. And you can save the converted Tidal music to your computer and stream Tidal to Foobar2000 or other devices for offline listening.

Key Features of DRmare Tidal Music Converter

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  • Download and convert music from Tidal to Foobar2000
  • Batch convert Tidal audios to AAC, FLAC, MP3, etc.
  • Get Tidal for Foobar2000 music player and other devices
  • Retain ID3 tags and original audio quality after converting

Tutorial to Convert Tidal to Foobar2000 Music Player

Now let's go ahead and see how to use DRmare Tidal Music Converter to convert Tidal music for Foobar2000. Before we get started, please make sure that you had downloaded and installed Tidal app and DRmare program onto your computer. After that, you could follow the detailed steps below to convert Tidal audio files.

Step 1 Import Tidal music tracks to DRmare
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Please click the icon of DRmare Tidal Music Converter on your computer desktop to open the program. At the same time, you will see Tidal app will launch automatically. Then go to Tidal app and discover the playlists, albums, etc. that you would like to convert and play on Foobar2000. When you found the tracks, please hit on the 'three-dot' icon > 'Share' > 'Copy Playlists Link' or 'Copy Track Link' to copy the URL of Tidal audio track. Next, paste the copied link to the search box on DRmare main screen and press the '+' button to load the Tidal music.

Step 2Define output format
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Touch on the Menu icon at the top right on DRmare main interface, then select the 'Preferences' option. You will see a new pop-up window, in which you need to click 'Convert' to start to set the audio format for Tidal music. Besides, you can also customize the sample rate, channel, bit rate, etc. as you want. Then click the 'OK' button to keep the setting.
Step 3Convert Tidal music files
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After the setting, just click the 'Convert' button and begin the conversion. When the Tidal audio files are converted successfully, then you could touch on the 'Converted' button to locate and check the converted Tidal music files on your computer.

Part 2. How to Add Tidal to Foobar2000

After following the detailed steps above, you will get the converted Tidal music files on your computer as local files. Now, it's time to add the converted Tidal music to Foobar2000 for using. Here you could check the simple steps below to see how to import Tidal to Foobar2000.

Step 1. Open Foobar2000 music player on your computer.

Step 2. Click the 'File' icon at the top left side on Foobar2000 main interface.

Step 3. Then choose the 'Add Folder' option at the list scrolled down. And you will be navigated to the local file folders on your computer.

Step 4. Now choose the music folder that included your converted Tidal tracks and hit on 'Select Folder' to import Tidal music to Foobar2000.

With the easy steps, you will be able to listen to Tidal music on Foobar2000 music player without any limitation.

Mar 31, 2020 8:30 PM

Posted by Anna Groove to Tidal Music Tips

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