Save Tidal Music to MP3 Freely

If you want to share downloaded Tidal music with your friends, you are not allowed. Because all files are encrypted formats which could only be played in Tidal and could not be transferred. If you want to listen to songs offline, you need to pay for those songs and your friends also need to pay for those songs from month to month. Most of us want to end the subscription with all downloaded songs retained. But you could not find any official way. Therefore in this article, we are going to help you end this problem. All downloaded songs from Tidal will be saved as MP3 songs within a few steps. Let's go through all steps right now.

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Method 1. Download Tidal Music to MP3

Actually, if you need to move an audio files, firstly, you need to check its file format. Not all kinds of formats are compatible with music players. For instance, you need save songs to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC songs without damages and quality loss, then you own those songs for a lifetime. With that purpose, we create AudiCable Audio Recorder. You can freely download all Tidal music with this helpful music recorder.


  • All these methods are for personal use only.
  • You should not use this method to distribute or pirate music.
AudiCable Audio Recorder

AudiCable Audio Recorder

  • Download music from Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Line Music, Deezer, YouTube Music, Pandora, etc.
  • Download music, albums, playlists from Tidal Free, Tidal Hi-Fi, and Hi-Fi Plus.
  • Record and save streaming music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC.
  • Fully support for kinds of streaming music apps.
  • Keep the original audio quality after conversion.
  • Free updates & technical support.
Step 1:   Install AudiCable Audio Recorder

Get the AudiCable Audio Recorder downloaded to your computer. Then simply run it. On the primary interface, all of the most common music sources you may need are listed. If you need to add other music sources, AudiCable also allows it.

start AudiCable

Step 2:   Check output parameters

At the first time we use this app, you'd better set up the output format, output quality. What's more, locate a proper folder on the computer to save all downloaded songs later. Go to the upper right, there is a "setting icon" . Tap it to change default output parameters.

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
  • Output Quality: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps

output settings of music

Step 3:   Run Tidal to play songs

Start Tidal on AudiCable. Do not run the separate app, otherwise AudiCable could not detect songs playing on Tidal. At the first time, you need to log in with a Tidal account. All kinds of accounts are available, such as Tidal Free, Tidal Hi-Fi, and Hi-Fi Plus. Play a song you need or start songs in a playlist.

log in tidal

Step 4:   Download Tidal songs as MP3 songs

When playing the song, AudiCable will start recording simultaneously. All songs will be saved as MP3 songs if you select MP3 as the output format before. And all sounds will not be recorded except music from Tidal. Do not worry about if you need to do all works quietly in background.

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  • Find a "sound"  icon on the upper right of AudiCable. Tap it you can mute   the sound when recording. But all songs will be recorded normally. Actually, AudiCable is downloading the song instead of recording.
  • Find a "record setting" icon . You can choose to Automatically split when the silence is more than (number) milliseconds or select Do not split to keep the silence.

record settings

Step 5:   Move downloaded songs to a portable device

Stop the recording then go to move to any song. You will see a "file icon" . Tap it to open the output folder. All Tidal music are downloaded as MP3 songs. Therefore you can move them to any portable device without restriction. Just open a music player on your device, then import all downloaded songs from local space. Then enjoy all songs even without internet connection.

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Method 2. Batch Convert Tidal Music to MP3

Would you be curious if we told you that there is a second way to convert Tidal Music to MP3? If you always only need to download music from Tidal, you can try the dedicated Tidal Music Converter. It can help you download multiple music lists at once with faster speed. Take a look at its main features and follow our detailed steps.

Tidal Music downloader

Tidal Music Converter

  • Download music, albums, playlists from Tidal Free, Tidal Hi-Fi, and Hi-Fi Plus.
  • Convert Tidal Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC.
  • Keep Hi-Fi audio quality after conversion.
  • 10X conversion speed & retain ID3 tags.
  • Batch download multiple playlists.
  • Free updates & technical support.
Step 1:   Install Tidal Music Converter on the computer

Open Tidal Music Converter on your computer then run it. Then you will find an "Open Tidal Web Player" button, click on it.

tidal music converter

Step 2:   Change the output settings

Go to the "setting" icon in the top right to select your preferred output format, bit rate, sample rate, and other settings. After all changes are completed, just close the setting window.

tidal music output settings

Step 3:   Start converting Tidal songs to MP3 in batches

Open a playlist or album on the built-in Tidal web player. Then click the "Add to list" button. Select songs you need from the playlist, click "Convert Now to start converting right away.

Or click the "Save to list" button to add the selected songs to a task list. Then open another music album or playlist to add songs. After all songs you need are added, click the "task list" icon in the upper right. Now, you can convert all songs from different playlists at once.

converting tidal music to mp3

Step 4:   Check the downloaded songs

After the conversion, the output folder will pop up. You can find all songs you need are downloaded from Tidal Music. Now, just enjoy the playback anytime.

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After reading this article, you should get a perfect way to keep tidal Music in MP3 format and make it easier to transfer real downloaded tidal music to any portable device. Have a free try right now! If you find this guide is useful, please share it with people around you.

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