Spotify, launched in September 2008 by Swedish startup Spotify AB, is the biggest platform of online streaming music service in the world. Supported by many big record companies, such as Warner, Sony, EMI, Universal, Spotify will give customers instant access to millions of songs – from old favorites to the latest hits. Spotify is proprietary and uses digital rights management (DRM), so that users can't enjoy Spotify music freely, such as playing on car players, burning a CD and so on. Here the article will briefly introduce three ways provided by Spotify to enjoy music and guide people to remove DRM from Spotify music.
1. Three ways to Enjoy Music of Spotify
Spotify provides customer three ways to enjoy music, Free, Premium and Family. The Free users can enjoy Spotify service, but it may slot in some advertising when listening to music. The Premium subscription removes advertisements and limits, and increases the bit rate to 320 Kbit/s for some songs, users will enjoy music with better tone quality; it need costs $9.99 per month and no ads to be found. For Family users, it is priced at $14.99 per month for a family of up to six users with millions of music. On June 2016, Spotify had more than 100 million active users and about half a billion registered users. The number of paid subscribers reached 30 million in March 2016.
However, same as iTunes, Spotify music is protected by Digital Rights Management, which limits people’s right to listen, even after the subscribing, the Premium and Family users also can’t stream music from Spotify on any device as they want, such as burn a CD for enjoying in car and the like. Is there any way get rid of the limits of DRM? Luckily, there is a third party program can remove DRM from Spotify music.
Sidify Music Converter for Spotify can convert all your Spotify music and playlists to plain MP3, AAC or WAV at 5X faster speed, while at the same time keeping 100% original quality of Spotify music. Thus you can enjoy the Spotify music on any of your device offline, such as car players, iPod, iPhone, MP3 player, and so on. The following is a detailed tutorial about how to remove DRM from Spotify music. Please download this useful tool on your Mac computer first before getting started.
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2. Tutorial on How to Remove DRM from Spotify Music
Step 1. Download and launch Sidify Music Converter for Spotify
Please download and then install the latest version of Sidify Music Converter for Spotify. To install this Mac software, Mac OS X 10.9 or later is needed. After installing, click to launch this powerful DRM Spotify music removal tool.
Step 2. Add Spotify Songs or Playlists
Launch Sidify Music converter for Mac and Spotify application would be opened automatically with it. Click "+" button on the top-left interface or click "Click Here to Add Audio", and then drag or drop the audios you would like to convert from Spotify to Sidify Music Converter, and click "OK".
Step 3. Set Output Preference
Click the setting button on the top-right interface to set output format, output quality, conversion speed and output path. You can convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC or WAV with high quality (320 kbps is available to choose) with maximum 5X faster speed.
Step 4. Convert Spotify music for freely enjoying
After the above setting, click "CONVERT" button to start converting Spotify music. After converting, the output folder will be open automatically. Or you can click the History button on the top-right interface to find the converted music. The coverted Spotify music are DRM free, you can enjoy them freely on any devices as you want.
The free trial version only enables you to convert the first 3 minutes of each songs. You can buy the full version to unlock this limitation.
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