How to Download Tidal Playlist to Computer/Mobile

By Elle Johnson

Updated on April 29, 2022

When it comes to streaming music services, there are plenty of options to choose from, such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Pandora, and more. They are some of the largest streaming services that enable users to enjoy various kinds of music. But no matter how good these services are, they cannot provide you with one special feature that you can enjoy on Tidal: high-fidelity (Hi-Fi) music streaming.

“Can I download a playlist on Tidal?” Tidal offers the download feature that you can directly download songs, playlists, or albums within the Tidal app. But the download feature cannot be used on desktop Tidal, you cannot download Tidal music for offline listening on computers. Therefore, this article gives you the best way to download Tidal playlist to computer. And you can get different ways to download playlists on Tidal so as to listen to Tidal offline when you are not connected to the Internet.

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Part 1. How to Download Tidal Playlist to Computer

Although there is the Tidal app on computers, you cannot download Tidal playlists to the computer even if you have subscribed to the Tidal HiFi plan or Tidal Premium plan. Fortunately, AudKit has developed a professional tool – AudKit Tidal Music Converter, which works well in downloading Tidal music to a computer. It’s designed for all users of Tidal, including Tidal free-trial users. That means you don’t need to pay for any Tidal plan, you can enjoy your favorite Tidal music and download them to your computers for offline listening.

AudKit Tidal Converter has gained a lot of affection from Tidal enthusiasts since it came into the converter market. Its success is not only due to the all-featured functions, but also the easy operation that you can easily use without being a technology giant. It enables you to download Tidal songs, playlists, and albums to computers without lowering any sound quality. You can also use it to convert Tidal music to MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, etc. for listening on other portable devices you want. Plus, the download and conversion speed has reached 5X or even faster, you can get your favorite Tidal music as quickly as possible.

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Main Features of AudKit Tidizer Music Converter

  • Download Tidal playlist to computer with 100% original sound quality
  • Convert Tidal music to common-used audio formats
  • Batch convert Tidal music at up to 5X speed
  • Customize Tidal music output quality as you want

After getting the AudKit Tidal Converter on your computer, let’s see how to use this perfect converter to download Tidal playlist to computer.

Step 1 Log in to your Tidal account

register audkit tidal converter

Once you open the AudKit Tidal Converter, it will launch Tidal automatically. You need to log in to your Tidal account to load all your Tidal songs. Click on the three-line button at the top right to open the drop-down menu. Then select the “Register” option and type your licensed email and registration code to log in.

Step 2 Adjust audio parameters for Tidal playlists

adjust audio parameters for tidal

Similarly, go to the menu bar, and then choose the “Preference” option and change to the “Advanced” panel. Now you can set Tidal audio parameters as you want. You can set the output format of Tidal music as lossless, MP3, M4A, and others. You are also allowed to change the output path to save your downloaded Tidal music on your computer. When you have finished all the settings, please click the “OK” button to apply.

Step 3 Download Tidal playlist to computer

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Now you can find Tidal playlists you would like to download. When you find a playlist, click to open it. Then click the blue “Add Music” button to add the Tidal playlist. You can tick some songs from the playlist or add the whole playlist as you like. Finally, hit the “Convert” button to start downloading the Tidal playlist at up to 5X speed. When the process is over, you can locate the downloaded Tidal songs in your computer’s storage folder you set before. Or you can also go to the “History” of AudKit to listen to Tidal music offline.


Part 2. How to Download Tidal Playlist to Phone

If you want to listen to Tidal music offline on mobile phones, you can simply download Tidal music without Premium as Part 1 mentioned, and then transfer them to your phone through a USB cable or Bluetooth. Or you can directly download Tidal playlist to your phone through the Tidal app. But in this way, you cannot enjoy your downloaded Tidal music once your Tidal account is expired. Anyway, let’s see how to do it.

download tidal playlist to phone

Step 1. Open the Tidal app and log in to your account.

Step 2. Under “My Collections”, find the Tidal playlist that you want to download.

Step 3. Tap on the “Overview” page of your desired playlist. Swipe on the “Download” toggle. Then it will begin the download process.


Part 3. How to Download Tidal Playlist with Tidal-dl

You can also download Tidal playlist by using the Tidal-gui or Tidal-dl. They are the two versions of Tidal-Media-Downloader, which is an open-source program on GitHub. You can use Tidal-dl to download Tidal music on Windows, Mac, Android, or even Linux. But note that you need a Tidal HiFi account.

download tidal playlist with tidal dl

Step 1. Go to GitHub, download, and install the Tidal-dl on your device.

Step 2. Open Tidal-dl and log in to your Tidal Hi-Fi account.

Step 3. Enter “2” to adjust audio settings as you want.

Step 4. Enter the URL of the Tidal playlist to start the download process.


Part 4. How to Download Tidal Playlist Online

In addition to the ways above, there are many Tidal downloaders. In this part, you can get an online downloader to download Tidal playlist. It is called Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder. As its name suggests, it can record the sound on your computer.

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Step 1. In the Chrome browser, find the Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder.

Step 2. Click “Start Recording” to open this recorder.

Step 3. In “Audio Input”, choose “audio source”. Then go to the ‘Tools’ > ‘Options’ to adjust the audio settings.

Step 4. Go to the Tidal app and start to play the playlist you want to download.

Step 5. On Apowersoft, click on “Record” to start to download Tidal playlist.

Step 6. When the recording process is done, you can find the downloaded Tidal playlist in the “Open Folder”.


Part 5. In Conclusion

Now, you have known how to download Tidal playlist to both computers and mobile phones. Since there is no “download” option on desktop Tidal, you need a tool to help you. Among the four solutions, using the AudKit Tidal Converter to download a playlist from Tidal is definitely the most useful way. Because it easily downloads Tidal songs, albums, and playlists for you at a 5X speed. And even if you are using the free trial of Tidal, you can also use this tool. What’s more, you can enjoy Tidal music offline on any device you want by using this perfect converter.

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