How to Download Music on Tidal to Computer/Phone

By Elle Johnson

Updated on May 26, 2022

Nowadays, streaming music becomes more and more popular. And Tidal gets more and more affection from streaming music lovers. Because Tidal offers high-quality music that other streaming music services don’t have. Also, Tidal users are able to enjoy over 80 million songs on Tidal. It also provides podcasts, live streams, concerts, and so on.

Can you download music on Tidal? Yes, you can download music on Tidal with its offline mode. But it’s only available on mobile devices. There is no offline mode on the Tidal desktop app. So how to download Tidal music on PC? This article gives you the best solution to download music from Tidal to computer. Moreover, you can also get a detailed tutorial on how to download music on Tidal for free, for phones, and for computers. Are you ready to get enjoying Tidal music on any of your devices?

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Part 1. How to Download Tidal Music on PC

“Can I download music from Tidal to my computer?” As we said at the beginning, there is no “download” option on the Tidal desktop app. Thus, to download Tidal music on computers, you need a tool to help you.

AudKit Tidizer Music Converter is the best Tidal downloader for you. It’s a professional tool to download music on Tidal to both Mac and Windows computers. The downloaded songs are 100% the same as the original sound. You don’t need to worry about the sound quality. Not only this, the download speed has reached 5X. It means that a playlist that needs 5 minutes to download now only takes you 1 minute. How amazing, right?

Moreover, as its name suggests, AudKit Tidizer Converter is also a functional converter. If you are asking how to download music from Tidal to MP3, it is the answer. You can use it to convert Tidal music to MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A, and M4B with ease. When it starts the conversion, you are able to continue adding tracks from Tidal to convert.

Here are some of the features of AudKit Tidizer that enhance your journey with the Tidal app. You can download the correct version according to your computer system. Then there is a tutorial on how to download music on Tidal to computers.

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Main Features of AudKit Tidizer Music Converter

Step 1 Install and sign in the Tidizer

sign in tidizer for downloading music on tidal

Go to the official website of AudKit, and download AudKit Tidizer Music Converter based on your system OS version. Or you can directly get it with the above “Download” button. Install it, and then launch the tool.

To access the full version of Tidizer, you can buy the subscription according to your needs. After the successful payment, you will receive a registration code and licensed email. Then click the “menu” button, and choose the “Register” option to register with your registration code.

Step 2 Set the output parameters

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Next, click the “menu” button and press the “Preferences” icon. Here you can set the output parameters. If you want to download music on Tidal to MP3, you can select MP3 as the output format. You are also able to customize channel, bit rate, and sample rate. Save the changes by tapping the OK button.

Step 3 Download music on Tidal

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You can click “log in” to log in to your Tidal account. After that, all your Tidal playlists will appear on this tool automatically. Then you are convenient to add Tidal music to AudKit for downloading. Open a Tidal playlist or album and click the blue “add music” icon.

How to download a song on Tidal? If you want to download a single song, you can just open the playlist and then select a single song. Finally, hit the “Convert” button to trigger the downloading and conversion process. After that, you can successfully download music on Tidal to your computer.


Part 2. How to Download Music from Tidal to Phone

You can download music on Tidal to your mobile device only if you are a subscribed user. Because Tidal offline mode is only available to Tidal HiFi users or HiFi Plus users. To download music on Tidal to your phone, you can follow the below steps.

download music on tidal to phone

Step 1. Open the Tidal app on your Android/iOS phone.

Step 2. Tap on “My Collections” to find the album/playlist that you would like to download. Or you can search for the songs you want to download, and then add them to “My Collections”.

Step 3. Open the album/playlist. Tap the “Download” button at the upper of the songs to trigger the download process.

It’s pretty easy to download music from Tidal to phone. But the precondition is that you have a Tidal Hi-Fi or Hi-Fi Plus subscription. Plus, when your subscription is expired, all the downloaded music files vanish immediately. You can try to backup Tidal playlists to keep them forever.


Part 3. How to Download Music from Tidal for Free

Is there a way to download Tidal music free? Yes! There are many free Tidal downloaders in the market for your choice. Here we introduce an online free recorder and downloader to you. It’s called Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder. Using it, you don’t need to download any app. But if you are the first time using it, you need to install a launcher.

apowersoft to download music on tidal for free

How to download music on Tidal for free via Apowersoft:

Step 1. Search for Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder and go to its official website.

Step 2. Click “Start Recording”. From “Audio Input”, select the audio source as System Audio.

Step 3. You can adjust audio parameters in “Tools” > “Options”.

Step 4. Open Tidal and start playing the songs you want to rip.

Step 5. Go back to Apowersoft and click “Start” to launch the recording process. Then it will download music from Tidal for you.

Step 6. Apowerspft will download music on Tidal for you automatically. Once downloaded, you can find the downloaded tracks by clicking “Show in Folder”.


Part 4. How to Download Tidal Music GitHub

Besides free online downloader, you can also download Tidal tracks on GitHub. GitHub is the biggest website where developers share different kinds of software. Tidal-Media-Downloader is one of the programs on GitHub. It has two versions: Tidal-dl and Tidal-gui. You can use them to download music on Tidal with ease. But you need a Tidal HiFi subscription.

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Download Tidal music GitHub:

Step 1. Go to GitHub and download Tidal-Media-Downloader without installation.

Step 2. Open Tidal-Media-Downloader and log in to your Tidal HiFi account.

Step 3. Type “2” to make adjustments if you need.

Step 4. Go to the Tidal app, and copy the URL of the track/playlist/album that you are going to download.

Step 5. Paste the URL to Tidal-Media-Downloader to download.


Part 5. FAQs about “Tidal Download Music”

Maybe you have other questions about “Tidal music download”. Thus, here we list some of the questions frequently asked. You can scroll down to find the answer. If there is no answer you want to get, you can leave a comment to us. And we will try our best to help you as soon as possible.

Q1: Can Tidal HiFi download music?

Yes, if you have a Tidal HiFi subscription, you can download Tidal HiFi music on mobile apps with the offline mode. But it only supports AAC 320kbps. To get Tidal HiFi download with original sound quality, you can use AudKit Tidizer Converter,

Q2: How much does it cost to download music on Tidal?

There are three subscription types on Tidal: Tidal Free, Tidal HiFi($9.9/month), and Tidal HiFi Plus($19.9/month). If you want to download music on Tidal, you need to subscribe to Tidal HiFi or HiFi Plus plan. To download music from Tidal without a subscription, you can use AudKit Tidizer Converter or some online free downloaders.

Q3: Does Tidal have a download limit?

You can download 10,000 playlists, 10,000 albums, 10,000 tracks and 10,000 artist on Tidal. But with AudKit Tidizer Converter, there is no number limit to download.

Q4: Where are Tidal downloads stored?

If you download tracks from Tidal app, the Tidal downloads are not saved in your computer’s local storage. They are only stored on your Tidal app and are limited to being playable on the Tidal app. To find your Tidal downloads, you can tap on “My Collections” at the bottom of Tidal.

If you would like to download Tidal tracks as local files on your computer, you can use AudKit Tidizer Music Converter. To find your Tidal downloads, you can click the “History” on AudKit. Or you can also locate them on your computer’s local folder.


Part 6. To Sum up

Above are the tips on how to download music on Tidal. You can refer to the steps in this article to download music from Tidal to computer and phone. There are also two different ways to download Tidal music free. But if you would like to get music on Tidal for free, you need to know that they also have some disadvantages. One is that they may lower the sound quality of original music.

To download music on Tidal without a subscription as well as retain the original sound quality, you can use AudKit Tidizer Music Converter. It helps you download Tidal music to computer with a 5X speed. You don’t need to subscribe to any Tidal subscription, you can enjoy Tidal offline listening as well. And you can save the downloaded Tidal music even if your subscription is expired. You can use AudKit to keep your Tidal songs forever.

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