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Top 5 Spotify to MP3 Converters for Windows & Mac

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services around the world, offering more than 70 million songs at a small subscription fee (Spotify Premium) or zero cost (Spotify Free) . Yet it’s known to us all that Spotify songs can’t be saved as common MP3 files, a typical restriction for a music streaming service. Therefore, all kinds of Spotify to MP3 converters under different brands are emerging rapidly.

What are the Top 5 Spotify to MP3 converters? What are the advantages and disadvantages among them? And the similarities and differences? Which one is the best one for you? We are going to get the ideas into shape.

best 5 spotify to mp3 converters

By testing over 20 Spotify converters available on the market and collecting various users’ reviews from a number of review sites and forums, we conclude that the best 5 Spotify to MP3 converters are Sidify Music Converter, TunePat Spotify Music Converter, AudiCable Audio Recorder, Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter and Audacity.

Next we are going to list the pros & cons among them. By comparison, you’ll see the similarities and differences, and then you can choose the one that meets your needs best.


No. 1 Sidify Music Converter

Sidify is an old brand famous for developing useful & reliable music tools. It works with the Spotify app. With a simple & refreshing interface, Sidify Music Converter is user-friendly for absolute beginners. Besides, it supports light & dark skins and multiple custom functions to meet the habits of various users. It can not only convert Spotify Music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF, but also burn Spotify music to CD, upload Spotify music to OneDrive, edit ID3 tags, etc.

sidify music converter

Pros:

  • Download music from Spotify to the computer.
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF.
  • Preserve original audio quality (up to 320kbps).
  • Retain ID3 tags after conversion.
  • Keep the same order as the orignial playlist.
  • Sort out the converted files based on artists and albums.
  • 5X faster conversion speed.
  • Support light & dark modes.
  • Put system to sleep after conversion.
  • Support the latest Windows & macOS Operating systems.
  • Free updates and technical support.
  • Extra functions:
  • Convert local files to MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, OGG.
  • Burn Spotify music to CD.
  • Upload Spotify music to OneDrive.
  • Edit ID3 tags.

Cons:

  • The Spotify app needs to be installed.

Related Article: How to Use Sidify to Download & Convert Spotify Playlists to MP3

Sidify Music Converter is available in three pricing tiers - $14.95/month, $59.95/year, $129.90 for lifetime.

Sidify offers a freeware as well – Sidify Music Converter Free. Compared to the Pro version, the freeware is available on Windows version only. It can be used to convert Spotify music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF, but can’t keep original audio quality and is denied access to the extra functions.


No. 2 TunePat Spotify Music Converter

TunePat Spotify Music Converter requires no need to install the Spotify app. It works with the built-in Spotify Web player to convert Spotify music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF. You need to log in to your Spotify account to do the conversion. It supports 10X faster conversion speed, but the output audio quality is limited to 256kbps. Though TunePat is not as powerful as Sidify, it supports some custom functions as well.

tunepat spotify music converter

Pros:

  • No need to install the Spotify app.
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF.
  • Keep good audio quality (up to 256kbps).
  • Retain ID3 tags after conversion.
  • Sort out the converted files based on artists and albums.
  • Support 10X faster conversion speed.
  • Put system to sleep after conversion.
  • Support the latest Windows & macOS Operating systems.
  • Free updates and technical support.

Cons:

  • Need to log in to your Spotify account within the app.
  • Keep Medium audio quality (up to 256kbps).
  • No extra functions.

TunePat Spotify Music Converter is available in three pricing tiers - $14.95/month, $59.95/year, $129.90 for lifetime.


No. 3 AudiCable Audio Recorder

AudiCable Audio Recorder is not only a Spotify Music Converter, but also an Apple Music Converter, a Tidal Music Converter, a Deezer Music Converter, and etc. It’s an all-in-one streaming music converter. It’s simply designed and only available on Windows systems by now.

audicable audio recorder

Pros:

  • Convert Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Line, Deezer, YouTube, Pandora, etc. to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF.
  • Keep good audio quality.
  • Retain ID3 tags after conversion.
  • Free updates and technical support.

Cons:

  • Need to log in to your Spotify account within the app.
  • Keep medium audio quality.
  • Only Windows version is available.
  • No extra functions.
  • 1X conversion speed.

AudiCable Audio Recorder is available in three pricing tiers - $14.95/month, $59.95/year, $129.90 for lifetime.


No. 4 Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter

Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter is a tool used to convert Spotify music to MP3/M4A/M4B/AAC/WAV/FLAC. It works with the Spotify app. The interface is not as attractive as Sidify and it lacks custom functions, but its’ price for the lifetime license is cheaper than the Top 3.

tuneskit spotify music converter

Pros:

  • Convert Spotify music to MP3/M4A/M4B/AAC/WAV/FLAC.
  • Keep good audio quality.
  • Retain ID3 tags after conversion.
  • Support the latest Windows & macOS Operating systems.
  • Free updates and technical support.

Cons:

  • The Spotify app needs to be installed.
  • Medium conversion speed.
  • No extra functions.

Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter is available in three pricing tiers - $14.95/month, $49.95 and $69.95 for lifetime.


No. 5 Audacity

Audacity is a free and open-source audio editor that's been available for years. It’s a great voice & audio recording tool. You can use it to record Spotify music and then export them as MP3 files. You need to manually control the recording process and may need to trim the recorded audios one by one for some cases. It’s a free tool and provides no support service.

Note: Normally, the recording won’t start when you press record. It will only start when you play a song.

audacity

Pros:

  • Zero cost.
  • Great voice/audio recording tools.
  • Lots of editing options ideal for dialogue, sound effects, and trimming music tracks.
  • Available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Cons:

  • Not user-friendly for absolute beginners.
  • Manually control the recording process.
  • May need to trim the recorded audios one by one for some cases.
  • No support options besides its user forum
Conclusion

For interfaces, Sidify Music Converter is the simplest and the most user-friendly Spotify converter. It takes a few minutes to enable an absolute beginner to be familiar with the tool. Besides, it’s designed in both light & dark skins to provide users with a better using experience.

For functions, Sidify Music Converter is the most powerful one. It can not only convert Spotify music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF, but also burn Spotify music to CD, upload Spotify music to OneDrive and edit ID tags. In addition, it supports some custom functions, such as naming the output files in different ways, sorting out the converted files based on artists and albums and choosing whether to put system to sleep after conversion.

For platforms, Sidify Music Converter, TunePat Spotify Music Converter, Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter are specially designed for Spotify users, while AudiCable Audio Recorder is designed for various streaming music services and Audacity is a recording tool.

For available systems, Sidify Music Converter, TunePat Spotify Music Converter, Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter and Audacity are available on both Windows & Mac, while Audacity support Linux as well and AudiCable is only available on Windows systems.

For pricing, Sidify Music Converter, TunePat Spotify Music Converter, AudiCable Audio Recorder and Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter are paid tools while Audacity is a free tool, and Sidify offers a freeware as well.

For after-sales services, Sidify Music Converter, TunePat Spotify Music Converter, AudiCable Audio Recorder and Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter offer free updates and technical support while Audacity offers no support.

Tips: If you are a Spotify user and have already installed the Spotify app on your computer, Sidify Music Converter, rather than Tuneskit Spotify Music Converter, is the best choice for you. If you don’t want to install the Spotify app, TunePat Spotify Music Converter is the perfect one for you. If you’ve signed up for more music streaming services other than Spotify and you are a Windows user, AudiCable is the right one for you. If you are not a frequent Spotify user and just want to export a few Spotify songs as MP3 files, Sidify Music Converter Free or Audacity is recommended to you.