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How to Convert Spotify Music to FLAC?

Spotify Music to FLAC

FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. What’s nice is that FLAC can compress an original source file by up to 50%-60% without losing a single bit of data. What’s even nicer is that FLAC is an open source and royalty-free format rather than a proprietary one, so it doesn’t impose any intellectual property constraints.


It’s actually quite simple once you realize that all Spotify music are encoded with protection, which is designed to prevent unauthorized copying of Spotify music. Once you know you are unable to directly save Spotify music to plain format with Spotify Client, all you have to do is pick a Spotify Music to FLAC Converter that best suits your needs. Sidify Music Converter is a wonderful Sidify Music Converter (instead of Spotify Music Recorder), assisting you to download and convert Spotify music at 10X speed to FLAC lossless music while keeping all ID3 tags and metadata.

Tutorial: How to Convert Spotify Music to FLAC Lossless Format?

Get Ready: Free download and install Sidify Music Converter on your computer.


This is a tutorial using Sidify Music Converter for Mac as the demo. If you are a Windows user, please kindly follow the steps in this tutorial Download Spotify Playlists to FLAC on Windows.

Step 1Access Spotify Web Player

You don't need to install Spotify app but you can directly click the Open Spotify Web Player on the front page and visit the Spotify Music library. Here, you can log in with your Spotify Free or Spotify Premium account to access the Spotify streaming service.

Please feel assured that Sidify won't collect your personal information. The program is just to read and analyze the audio sources and put them for conversion later.

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Step 2Customize Output Format to FLAC

Next, go to the Settings menu by clicking the gear icon at the top right corner. You are supposed to make some changes to the ouput parameters in your favor. They can be the Output Format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), the Output Quality (320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps), output folder, output file name and the output file organized way. If you need to download Spotify music to FLAC, please choose FLAC as the output format. After all set up, close the window to save all the settings.

Tips: If you are a Premium user of Spotify music, you are allowed to stream up to 320kbps music on Spotify, so you can use our Sidify program to download music from Spotify with up to 320kbps quality.
set up spotify music output settings

Step 3Add Playlist to List

Now, open any Spotify Music playlist or Spotify podcast playlist that you would like to download. Click the Add to list function at the bottom right corner. By default, all the songs in the playlist are selected to be converted. If you just want some of them, uncheck those you don't like. After selection, press the Convert Now button to start the Spotify downloading.

Click "Save to list" can help you convert multiple playlists at the same time. After choosing all the songs you want to convert, you can click the "Task list" button to convert them.

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Step 4Start to Convert

Now, you just wait for the process to complete itself. It won't take you much time since Sidify work out the conversion at 10X faster speed.

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Step 5View Converted Files

As it finished converting, you can open the converted history whose entrance can be found by clicking the clock icon at the top right menu bar. And you can tap on the folder icon after the converted song, you will be guided to the local storage with all the downloaded Spotify Music.

checked converted spotify music

With this easy-to-use converter, you can easily convert any Spotify music or playlist in several steps while retaining 100% original quality and ID3 tags after conversion. After that, you can freely enjoy Spotify music on any device as you want.

Note: The free trial version of Sidify Music Converter enables us to convert 3-minute audio file and convert only 3 files at one time for sample testing. You can unlock the limitations by purchasing the full version.


Important Notes

Sidify strictly complies with the US copyright regulations. We adopt a leading technology to record the unencrypted audio data which is outputted to the system sound device, with the highest quality.

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