How to Play Tidal on Squeezebox

Squeezebox, a network music player from Logitech, which supports users to listen to music online from Tidal, Spotify, etc., and the local music files from the network drivers or local computer running the Logitech Media Server.

Here, we would like to take Tidal as an example. As for Tidal in Squeezebox, users can access to plenty of Tidal music tracks on Squeezebox via Tidal Squeezebox plugin. But it is a little bit difficult to do. Thus, beside this method, is there any other way that can get Tidal to Squeezebox?

Please move on. In this post, we will guide you on how to play Tidal on Squeezebox with the plugin method as well as give you another easier solution.

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Part 1. Best Tool to Play Tidal on Squeezebox

At the beginning, we would like to show you an easy way to get Tidal to Squeezebox. Since Squeezebox allows users to add local music files for playing, then you could also download Tidal music as local files and import them to Squeezebox for listening.

To help you, here you could use the DRmare Tidal Music Converter. It is a smart and professional program that can convert Tidal audios into other audio formats with high quality. Besides, it works at 5X faster speed, which can save lots of your time.

In addition, you can personalize the audio parameters like bit rate, sample rate, channel, etc. according to your requirements. After that, you can start the conversion and keep the converted Tidal music files onto your computer. Then stream them to Squeezebox for offline playback.

DRmare Tidal Music Converter

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  • Convert and download Tidal music for offline using
  • Preserve high audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion
  • Support to batch convert Tidal tracks at 5X faster speed
  • Output audio formats like M4B, WAV, MP3, FLAC, etc.

Tutorial on How to Convert Tidal to Squeezebox

To convert Tidal music with the DRmare Tidal Music Converter, you need to install this program and Tidal app on your computer first. After that, you can check the steps below to start the conversion.

Step 1 Load Tidal audio tracks to DRmare

Launch DRmare Tidal Audio Converter from your computer desktop, and Tidal app will open at the same time. Then go to the opening Tidal app and discover the music you like to enjoy on Squeezebox. When found the song, please click on the 'three-dot' next to the title and hit on 'Share' > 'Copy track link' option. Then paste the copied link to the search bar on DRmare main screen, and hit on the '+' button to import the Tidal audio tracks.

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Step 2Customize Tidal output audio format for Squeezebox
Now, touch on the Menu icon at the top-right corner of DRmare main interface if you are using the Windows version. Then choose 'Preferences' > 'Convert' option to open the setting window, in which you can define the Tidal output format as you like. Besides, you can personalize the other audio parameters such as bit rate, channel, sample rate, etc. For Mac version, please find 'DRmare Tidal Music Converter' program on your Mac Menu, then you can finish the settings as well.
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Step 3Convert Tidal to Squeezebox
After the setting, click on the 'Convert' button at the bottom right. Then DRmare program will work for you and start to convert Tidal audio files. Once completed, you could hit on the 'Converted' button to locate and check the converted Tidal music tracks on your computer.
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Step 4Transfer Tidal music to Squeezebox

Now check the steps to see how to stream the converted Tidal music files to Squeezebox.

Step 1. Download and install the Squeezebox Server (Logitech Media Server) on your computer desktop.

Step 2. Open Squeezebox Server and login with your account.

Step 3. Select and import the converted Tidal music audios you like from the local folder to the Squeezebox Server.

After that, you can get Tidal on Squeezebox and make Tidal play on Squeezebox easily.

Part 2. Use Tidal Squeezebox Plugin to Get Tidal Music

To get Tidal music on Squeezebox, users can rely on the ickStream music platforms as Tidal has integrated with it. That means that you need to authorize Tidal to ickStream first and then add the ickStream plugin to Squeezebox Server (Logitech Media Server). After that, you are able to play Tidal on Squeezebox. Now let's see how to install ickStream Plugin to Squeezebox Server (LMS).

#1. Please make sure that the version of your LMS is 7.7.0 or later.

#2. Set ickStream plugin repository and add to LMS.

#3. Log in or create a new account on ickStream Music Website.

#4. Link Tidal to ickStream account, then you can enjoy Tidal songs on Squeezebox.

Posted on Apr 16, 2020 8:20 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.