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How to Burn Tidal Music to CD

“Can I burn Tidal music to CD? I can't locate the downloaded Tidal songs. Anyone here?”

Tidal is an ideal platform to choose music from for burning a CD. With a small subscription fee, you can access its large music library with over 80 million songs. Furthermore, Tidal enables users to stream high-quality music. Apart from the standard AAC audio quality for Premium users, Tidal offers lossless CD quality and Master sound quality for Tidal HiFi subscribers.

The downside is that you are not allowed to save Tidal music as local files, for which it’s impossible to directly burn Tidal Music to CD. In other words, before you can burn Tidal music to CD, you need to find a way to download music from Tidal to your local drive.

burn tidal music to cd

In this article, we are going to introduce a simple method to download Tidal music to your local computer and show you how to burn them to CD step by step. In the first part, we introduce Tidal Music Converter and the detailed steps to use it to download and save Tidal music as MP3 files. In the second part, we show you how to import the MP3 Tidal downloads to iTunes or Windows Media Player and burn them to CD step by step.


Part 1: Save Tidal Music as MP3 Files by Tidal Music Converter

The basic function of Tidal Music Converter is to convert Tidal Music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF. To stand out from the countless competitors, it aims at keeping lossless audio quality and complete ID3 tags after conversion. Currently, the program is available on both Windows & Mac operating systems, fully compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10, 11 and macOS 11 – 12 Monterey.

Key Features of Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter box

Tidal Music Converter

  • okDownload Tidal music to the computer.
  • okExport Tidal songs as MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF files.
  • okKeep source audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion.
  • okFully support the latest Windows 11 & macOS 12 Monterey.
  • okFree updates & technical support.

Tidal Music Converter is easy to use. With no need to install any extra app, it can export Tidal music as MP3 files in 5 simple steps.

Step 1Open Tidal Music Converter

Launch Tidal Music Converter and log in to your Tidal account.

open tidal music converter

Step 2Choose MP3 as the Output Format

Click the "Settings" icon in the upper right corner. Here you can select the output format (Auto/MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF) and specify the output folder. Besides, you can sort out the converted files by Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist. If you want them to be saved in the same folder, select "None".

choose mp3 as the output format

Step 3Add Tidal Music to Tidal Music Converter

Open a playlist, artist or album. Click on the "Add" button, Tidal Music Converter will read the URL and list all the songs in that playlist/artist/album. Select the songs that you'd like to export as MP3 files.

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Step 4Download and Save Tidal Music as MP3 Files

After you ticked all the songs that you'd like to download, click on the "Convert" button to start exporting and saving them as MP3 files to your local computer.

convert tidal music to mp3

Step 5Find the Downloaded Tidal Songs

Once the conversion is done, you can click the "History" icon in the upper right corner to find the downloaded Tidal songs in MP3 format. You can also directly go to the output folder set in Step 2 to find the MP3 downloads.

check tidal downloads


Part 2: Burn Tidal Music to CD via iTunes or Windows Media Player

Now that you’ve got Tidal music as MP3 files, you can easily burn them to CD via iTunes or Windows Media Player.

Method 1: Burn Tidal Music to CD by iTunes

Step 1Open iTunes.

Step 2Create a new playlist.

Go to File > New > Playlist. The new playlist will appear in the left-hand column of iTunes. Name it and then press Enter to save the name.

Step 3Drag & drop the converted audio files to the new playlist.

Find the downloaded Tidal songs on your local drive and drag & drop them to the playlist.

Step 4Insert a blank CD.

Step 5Go to File > Burn playlist to CD.

Step 6Click Burn to start burning the Tidal songs to CD.

burn tidal music to cd via itunes

Method 2: Burn Tidal Music to CD by Windows Media Player

Step 1Open Windows Media Player.

Step 2Right-click the blue bar, select Tools > Options > Burn, and then click OK.

Step 3Click the Burn tab in the upper right corner.

Step 4Drag & drop downloaded Tidal music in MP3 format to the Burn list.

Step 5Click Start Burn to begin the burning process.

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Conclusion

Tidal is a good choice to select music from for burning a CD because of its huge music library, excellent audio quality and relatively cheap price. The only drawback is that Tidal songs couldn’t be downloaded as regular files on your local drive. Thus, before you can burn Tidal music to a CD, you need to download music from Tidal to your local computer.

Tidal Music Converter is a tool specially designed to convert Tidal music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF. It keeps the source audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion. You can use it to get Tidal music as MP3 files and then burn the MP3 downloads to CD by iTunes or Windows Media Player.

Tidal Music Converter is shareware. It enables users to convert the first three minutes of each audio and convert 3 music files at a time for sample testing. You can download the program for free to check whether it meets your need and then decide whether you’d like to get it or not.