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How to Losslessly Convert Spotify Music to FLAC for Offline Listening

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1. How to Convert Spotify music to FLAC Losslessly?

Life is not complete without music. And Spotify provides customers with 82 million songs to decorate their life. But same as Apple Music, Spotify encodes its music as Ogg-formatted tracks. You will get up to 320 kbps very high-quality streams with Spotify Premium. But to extract FLAC files from Spotify, you'll still need help from third-party tool.

Luckily, NoteBurner Spotify to FLAC Converter will help you out. It is a quite professional Spotify converter trusted by millions of users, which can help you to losslessly download Spotify music to FLAC, MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC format for offline streaming.

2. What is FLAC Format and Why choose it?

Nowadays, MP3 can be played literally on every single device on earth. So many people prefer to convert Spotify music to MP3 for offline enjoying. However, MP3 is actually lossy, by contrast, if you care about music quality very much, FLAC lossless format is undoubtedly a great choice.

FLAC, short for Free Lossless Audio Codec, is an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. The quality of the FLAC file can be as excellent as CD Quality.

FLAC is an open format with royalty-free licensing and a reference implementation which is free software. FLAC has support for metadata tagging, album cover art, and fast seeking. And now FLAC is generally supported by more hardware devices than competing lossless compressed formats that may have intellectual property constraints.

The following is a detailed tutorial on how to convert Spotify music files to FLAC for offline enjoy. Please download NoteBurner Spotify to FLAC Converter first before getting started.

Tutorial on How to Convert Spotify to FLAC for Offline Use

Note: If you are a Windows user, please refer to How to Download Music from Spotify to Windows PC for detailed steps.

Step 1: Set "FLAC" as Output Preference

Open Spotify Music Converter, and click the setting button on the top-right interface to set output format, output quality, and output path. MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC format is available to choose from, please choose FLAC as the output format.

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Step 2:Add Spotify Songs or Playlists

Open the playlist or album you want to download, click "+ Add" button on the bottom-right interface, and then choose the audios you would like to convert from Spotify to NoteBurner Spotify downloader.

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Step 3: Start Converting Spotify Songs to FLAC

After the above setting, click the "Convert" button the start ripping Spotify music to FLAC. After converting, the output folder will open automatically. Or you can click the "History" button to find the converted music. Now you can enjoy Spotify Freely on all of devices that support FLAC format as you want.

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The Spotify streams use Ogg Vorbis format with encoded encryption. In which case, your downloaded Spotify music tracks are not compatible with any non-licensed media player or device. If you need to record Spotify to FLAC files, choose NoteBurner Spotify Downloader, and you'll easily export FLAC from Spotify with no quality loss.

The free trial version of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter enables you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to convert the full music.



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