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How to Download Spotify Music without Premium

How can I download Spotify music for offline streaming? Is Premium membership required for it? Spotify offers three types of subscriptions: Spotify Free, Spotify Premium ($9.99 per month), and Spotify Family ($14.99 per month). If you are a Spotify Free user, you can listen to tons of songs, discover new music, share playlist with friends, etc.

However, offline mode is not available on Spotify Free, only Premium subscribers can download Spotify songs for offline playback. Also, what's worth mentioning here is that Spotify is a streaming music service, for which both Spotify Free and Spotify Premium users are confined to enjoy songs within Spotify app only. If you want to download Spotify songs without Premium account, it's suggested to use a third-party tool, NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter to settle this matter.

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How to Enable Spotify Offline Mode in Premium Service?

Before download music from Spotify Free, first, let's learn how to enable the Spotify internal download feature for Premium users. Simply follow the steps below to download your favorite tracks with Spotify app for offline streaming.

Step 1Find the Spotify tracks you want to download. Be advised that you can’t download individual songs, you must put it in a playlist and download the entire playlist.

Step 2Tap to download. On mobile phone or computer devices, turn the "Download" on. Once there is a green arrow shows up, it's indicating the download was successful, and you can go to Your Library to look for the downloaded Spotify songs.

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Nevertheless, you won't own any Spotify music even if you've downloaded them. The alleged downloaded Spotify OGG Vorbis songs would be saved on the cloud only, not in your local computer drive. So if you want to completely download songs from Spotify Premium & Free account to your PC or Macbook, a powerful Spotify downloader is required.

How to Download Spotify Music from Free Account

Next, we are going to introduce a powerful Spotify music downloading tool - NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter, a specialist in converting Spotify songs to plain formats (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC) at 10X speed with most ID3 tags retained, available for both Spotify Free & Premium users.

Moreover, with no need to install any other extra hardware or virtual drive, this NoteBurner Spotify Free Music Downloader even allows preserving the best output sound quality. For Spotify Premium, it would, save up to 320kbps high quality, while 256kbps standard quality will be kept for Spotify Free account.

Key Features of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC;
  • Record songs at 10X faster speed with 100% lossless quality;
  • Keep ID3 tags after conversion;
  • Support burning Spotify music to CD in one-click;
  • Upload music to OneDrive directly;
  • Support the Windows 11 Store version of Spotify.
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Tutorial: How to Download Spotify Music without Premium

The following will be a step-by-step guide on how to free download music from Spotify. The most exciting thing is, even without a Spotify Premium account, you can still download Spotify songs for offline playback. NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter supports both Windows and Mac. Please download the correct program before getting started.

For Mac users, please turn to Download Spotify Music with Spotify Free Mac for the detailed steps.

1 Download, Install and Launch NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

2 Import Spotify Free Songs or Playlists

Simply copy and paste or drag and drop the playlist link from Spotify Free to NoteBurner.

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3 Select Output Settings

Click the gear Setting button on the upper right. Here you can choose output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC), output quality, and output path as well.

Set Output Format

4 Download music from Spotify without Premium

Click the button "Convert" to start downloading free Spotify songs from the Free account. When the conversion is done, all the Free Spotify songs you selected in Step 2 have already been saved to computer locally.

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By clicking the converted button on the left side or directly going to the output folder you set in Step 3, you can find all the downloaded Free Spotify songs. Now you can enjoy your downloaded Spotify music anywhere anytime without ads interruption.

Note: 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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