How to Convert Tidal to MP3 for Playing on MP3 player

TIDAL is the first global music streaming service with high fidelity sound. It has over 80 million tracks, exclusive releases, and tons of interviews and music videos. Tidal now offers 3 subscription options: Free, HiFi and HiFi Plus.

TIDAL Free is rolling out gradually on Android and will be available on all devices in the coming days. TIDAL Free streams music at good sound quality(up to 160 kbps). TIDAL HiFi (30 days free then $9.99/month ) users will get HiFi Quality Sound(up to 1411 kbps) and HiFi Plus (30 days free then $19.99/month ) users will get Innocative Audio Formats(up to 9216 kbps).

  • Free - Good sound quality (160 Kbps), Limited interruptions.
  • HiFi - $9.99 USD a month with HiFi Sound Quality (up to 1411 Kbps)
  • HiFi Plus - $19.99 USD a month with lossless High Fidelity sound quality (1411 Kbps), Master Quality audio (up to 9216 Kbps), and immersive audio - 360 Reality Audio, Dolby Atmos Music
  • Family HiFi - $14.99 USD a month including up to 5 additional family members totaling 6 on the account. HiFi Sound quality (1411 Kbps)
  • Family HiFi Plus - $29.99 USD a month including up to 5 additional family members totaling 6 on the account. Lossless High Fidelity sound quality (1411 Kbps), Master Quality audio (up to 9216 Kbps), and immersive audio - 360 Reality Audio, Dolby Atmos Music

However, Tidal only allows you to download music for offline playback on Android and iOS. Offline use is only available for the TIDAL mobile app. You can download an album for offline use by clicking and holding on to the album cover and then selecting download. To download a track for offline use, click and hold the track name, then add it to My Collection. You can then visit the Tracks section in My Collection to download all of your favorite tracks by sliding the toggle over from gray to cyan.

Option 1. Download Tidal to MP3 - Pazu Tidal Music Downloader

However, if you want to download Tidal music on your computer and play them with other music players, all you need is Pazu Tidal Converter, which allows you to download any Tidal songs, albums and playlists to M4A/MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF on your Mac and Windows. Follow below steps and learn how to download Tidal music to MP3.

Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter

  • Download Tidal music to MP3, M4A, etc.
  • Preserve 100% original quality.
  • Keep all ID3 tags.
  • Fast download speed.

1. Run Pazu Tidal Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Tidal Converter on your Windows, which features a built-in Tidal web player.

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If you have purchased a license, click the key icon to register the converter. If not, continue using the trial version.

2. Log in your Tidal account

Follow the onscreen instructions to log in yout Tidal account.

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3. Choose output format

The default output format is M4A. Pazu Tidal Music Converter also supports MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF. Click the Gear icon on the top right corner to change output format or output folder if you need.

You can also customize output song name with any combination of Title, Artist, Album, Track Number, Playlist Index.

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4. Add TIDAL songs

Click any playlist you want to download.

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Then click the red icon to load songs. All songs in the playlist will be added by default. You can uncheck the songs you don't want to get.

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5. Start to download TIDAL to MP3

Click Convert button to start downloading Tidal music to the format you choose.

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After conversion, click the folder icon to quickly locate the downloaded Tidal songs in the format you choose. You can then transfer and play it anywhere.

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Option 2. Record Tidal to MP3 - Ondesoft Audio Recorder

Ondesoft Audio Recorder for Mac is an audio recorder and editor on Mac OS to record sound directly from any application including TIDAL, Safari, Firefox, QuickTime, VLC, Real player, iTunes, etc. You can also extract audio from YouTube, Vimeo or Facebook videos. It can also record audio mixing like Skype or iChat calls and audio from microphone, CD player and line-in devices. Recordings can be saved into popular formats such as MP3, WAV, AIFF, AAC, AC3, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, MATROSK and OGG.

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How to download TIDAL music with Ondesoft Audio Recorder?

There are two methods available to download the music from TIDAL with Ondesoft Audio Recorder: One is to record from TIDAL web player and the other is to record from TIDAL app.

Method 1 Record TIDAL music from web player

Step 1. Install and run Ondesoft Audio Recorder on your Mac.

Step 2. Open https://listen.tidal.com in your browser. Click Application icon to add the browser to Ondesoft Audio Recorder as music source(Safari is added by default).

Step 3. Play the song, album or playlist you want to download from TIDAL web player. Click the red record icon next to the browser you are using to record TIDAL music.

Method 2 Record TIDAL music from TIDAL app

Step 1. Install and run Ondesoft Audio Recorder on your Mac.

Step 2. Click Application icon to add TIDAL app as music source.

Step 3. Play the song, album or playlist you want to download from TIDAL app. Click the red record icon next to TIDAL to record TIDAL music.

Option 3. Convert Tidal to MP3 Online

If you don't want to install third-party apps, there are free online song recorder that allows you to record Tidal music to MP3, like Vocaroo, Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder, etc. The online recorder is convenient if you want to record a single song or a segment. However, the disadvantages are obvious: no ID3 tags, time consuming.

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Option 4. Convert Tidal to MP3 for Free

Athame Tidal downloader is a free-source program released on GitHub, which allows you to download music from TIDAL urls. It is intended for educational and private use only, and not as a tool for pirating and distributing music.

How to download TIDAL music with Athame Tidal Downloader?

Step 1. Install Athame on you computer.

Step 2. Open https://listen.tidal.com in your browser, find the song, album or playlist you want to download. Click More - Share - Copy Playlist/Album/Track Link.

Step 3. Paste the link in the "URL" textbox, then click "Add". It will show up in the download queue. Click "Start" to begin downloading.

If you want to download TIDAL songs with lossless High Fidelity sound quality, we strongly recommedd you to download TIDAL music to FLAC , WAV or AIFF with Pazu Tidal Converter.