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How to Convert Tidal Music to WAV

“I'm a Tidal HiFi user. Are Tidal music downloaded as AAC or FLAC files when I tap "Download"? I want to save Tidal songs as WAV files. What can I do?”

Music streaming services are in their heyday. There are all kinds of brands emerging in recent decades, and Tidal is one of the most popular ones. In the competitive music streaming world, Tidal promotes itself as a platform that unites artists and fans and offers music in excellent audio quality.

There are two pricing tiers for Tidal subscribers – Premium and HiFi. The standard Tidal Premium membership costs $9.99/month, providing audio quality that maxes out at 320kbps via AAC, a lossy file format, while the standard Tidal HiFi membership costs $19.99/month, offering lossless CD-quality recordings via FLAC.

convert tidal music to wav

Tidal allows users to download content for on-the-go listening. Some Tidal users suppose the downloaded contents would be saved as regular AAC or FLAC files and are wondering whether they can save Tidal music as WAV files. Actually, when you download songs from Tidal, they are not downloaded as ordinary files. Instead, they are saved as cache files in an encoded format, restricted to be played within the Tidal app.

If you want to download music from Tidal as regular WAV, FLAC, or AAC files, you need a third-party tool to do the conversion. In this article, we are going to adopt the most popular Tidal Music Converter to show you how to convert Tidal Music to WAV step by step. You can also use the same method to convert Tidal Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC or AIFF. The whole process is quite easy. You can complete the conversion in 5 simple steps.


Tool Required - Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter is a handy tool that can download and save Tidal music as WAV, MP3, AAC, FLAC or AIFF files. It keeps the source audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion, which is a great feature for audiophiles and who have a large music library to manage. Currently, it’s available on both Windows and Mac operating systems, fully supporting Windows 7, 8, 10, 11 and macOS 10.11 – 12 Monterey.

Key Features of Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter box

Tidal Music Converter

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

How to Use Tidal Music Converter to Convert Tidal Music to WAV

Tidal Music Converter is an easy-to-use program. With no need to install any extra app, you can use it to convert Tidal music to WAV in 5 simple steps.

Step 1Open Tidal Music Converter.

Launch Tidal Music Converter and you'll see its simple interface as below. Click the "Log in" button to log in to your Tidal account.

open tidal music converter

Step 2Choose WAV as the Output Format

Click the "Settings" icon in the upper right corner, where you can choose the output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF) and specify the output path. In addition, you can organize the output files by Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist.

choose wav as the output format

Step 3Add Tidal Music to Tidal Music Converter

Open a playlist, artist or album, then click on the "Add" button and select & confirm the songs that you'd like to export as WAV files.

import tidal music

Step 4Convert Tidal Music to WAV

Click the "Convert" button and Tidal Music Converter would immediately start converting the Tidal music to WAV format. It may take a while to complete the conversion.

convert tidal music to wav

Step 5Find the WAV Files on the Local Drive

Once the conversion is done, you can click the "History" icon to find the downloaded Tidal songs in WAV format.

find the downloaded wav files

Now go to the output folder set in Step 2, and you'll find all the downloaded WAV files.


Conclusion

When you download songs from Tidal, they would be saved as cache files in an encoded format. If you need to convert Tidal music to WAV, the easiest way is to turn to Tidal Music Converter, a 100% clean and reliable tool specially designed for Tidal subscribers to convert Tidal music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, or AIFF. By Tidal Music Converter, you can save Tidal music as WAV files in 5 simple steps, with no need to install any extra app.

Tidal Music Converter is a 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.