Serato Tidal Offline – How to Use Tidal on Serato Offline

By Elle Johnson

Updated on February 10, 2022

Tidal Serato integration has been launched for several years, providing a great DJ experience at your fingertips. Tidal subscribers can directly access Tidal on Serato online. But for Tidal Serato offline mode, it is still a solution that needs to be improved. For now, the Tidal music files are able to be downloaded for use only with a stable internet connection.

It could be necessary to find out another solution to get Tidal on Serato offline, just in case. And that is the meaning of this article. In the following parts, you’ll learn about an alternative way to activate Tidal Serato offline mode. Then use Tidal on Serato offline with ease. Now let’s get started.

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Part 1. Download and Use Tidal with Serato Offline

To use Tidal with Serato offline, you need to download Tidal music as offline files in the first place. The “offline files” here refer to the local music files, which are not protected by any special format or right management. You may wonder whether is legal or not to do that. Currently, this method is available for personal use only, which means you can’t do it this way for any commercial use, educational use, reproduction, and distribution. If you have made it clear and agree with that, now let’s move forward.

The key to using Tidal Serato offline is to use a dedicated Tidal music converter, AudKit Tidizer Music Converter. This tool possesses the ability to download and convert Tidal to FLAC, WAV with lossless HIFI quality. Or to convert Tidal to MP3, AAC, M4A, and as many as portable audio formats.

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Main Features of AudKit Tidizer Music Converter

  • Keep 100% sound quality from Tidal HIFI/Master
  • Convert Tidal music to MP3, FLAC at 10X
  • Batch download Tidal songs and playlists
  • Save 100% ID3 tags like title, album, album art, etc.

Aside from offering different output formats, this software is available for editing various output settings like sample rate, bit depth, and so on. With the 10X higher speed, Tidizer helps you download a 10-hour Tidal playlist in 1 hour only. After using this app, it is easy for you to stream Tidal to Serato for offline use. This method solves the “Tidal not working in Serato” problem by the way.

Part 2. How to Access Tidal on Serato Offline

Here is a quick-start guide to get Serato Tidal offline via the help of AudKit Tidizer Music Converter.

Step 1 Log in to AudKit Tidizer and change the output parameters

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Please download, install and log into the Tidizer Music Converter on your desktop. The activation code needs to be purchased from AudKit’s store online. When you launch the converter, you’ll see the built-in Tidal music interface. Please hit the menu icon from the top toolbar. And select “Preferences” > “Advanced” to edit the audio settings. To keep original Tidal HIFI quality, just quick-choose the “Lossless” option and save it.

Step 2 Batch import Tidal songs or playlists for Serato

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Please return to the main interface. Now you can go to search for the playlists that you would like to download for offline use in Serato. Please open a playlist or an album. And you will see the “Add Music” icon starts flickering blue light. Click it and reselect individual tracks or choose the entire playlist. Finally, tap the “Convert” button to start conversion.

Step 3 Download Tidal music for offline use in Serato

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When the converting process begins, please wait until it finishes all the tasks. And remember don’t play any other music on your computer, like listening to music on another streaming app, playing a video, etc. A number hanged on the “History” icon to prompt you to the downloaded list. You can further check the local music files by hitting the “lookup” icon that shows in the right place of every track.

Step 4 Stream Tidal to Serato for offline use

stream tidal music to serato

Now please launch the Serato software on the desktop. A simple guide to import Tidal music shows below.

  1. Open the “FILES” from the files panel.
  2. Navigate to the Tidal music folder on the local computer. If you haven’t changed the output path before the conversion, the default location should be the “Converted” folder.
  3. Drag and drop the downloaded Tidal audio files you need to the “All…” icon. Or select and drop the entire Tidal music folder to the “All…” icon. The icon is on the left top of the playlist window.

Now you have streamed Tidal to Serato for offline use without any limitation.

Learn More: Link and Get Tidal on Serato Online

You can review how to link Tidal to Serato for use online here. Please make sure you have a Tidal HIFI subscription or a higher-tier plan, and the Serato DJ Pro 2.1 or above version.

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  1. Download and open Serato DJ Pro or Serato DJ Lite on the computer.
  2. Find and open “Settings” > “Library + Display” > “Show Streaming Services” > “Tidal”.
  3. Hit “Log into Tidal” and choose the streaming quality.
  4. You will be prompted to the interface of Serato DJ Pro or Serato DJ Lite. If not, manually close the settings page and go to DJing Tidal music with the Serato app.

1 reply on “Serato Tidal Offline – How to Use Tidal on Serato Offline”

Alex ON

Hi, my mac book pro (from 2015 / Big Sur ) could not open the software/ the app. It says I have to contact you cause apple could not scan the software for bad codes. I bought the monthly subscription. What can I do?

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