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How to Download & Convert a Spotify Playlist to MP3

Learn how to download and convert a Spotify playlist to MP3 in 5 simple steps.

Spotify is a great platform where you can listen to songs. It provides a huge music library, covering over 100 million songs, and basically, all popular songs can be found on the platform. Besides, Spotify will recommend you the songs or playlists you may like based on your recent listening. You can also create a playlist and categorize the songs you like into your custom playlist.

Can you download these playlists? The answer is yes if you are a paid user. Spotify provides offline download feature for Premium users. When you need to listen to songs in a place where there’s no network or the network is unstable, you can download songs from Spotify in advance under a good network environment. The steps are very simple, just open the Spotify app, go to the playlist you want to download and enable the Download button. The Spotify downloads would be saved to Your Library.

It should be noted that the Spotify downloads can only be played in the Spotify app, because they are saved as encrypted cache files. If you need to download a playlist from Spotify to your local computer, you need to turn to a third-party tool, which is specially designed to convert Spotify music to a regular format like MP3. Below we are going to show you how to use AudiFab, a simple Spotify to MP3 downloader, to download and convert a Spotify playlist to MP3 step by step.

Tool Required – AudiFab Spotify Music Converter

AudiFab Spotify Music Converter is a quite simple tool that can effectively download a Spotify playlist to MP3 in 5 simple steps. It is a customized app for Spotify users that can convert a Spotify playlist to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC. The converted files would be saved to our local drive, keeping the source sound quality and ID3 tags.

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AudiFab Spotify Music Converter

  • Download music from the Spotify app to the computer.
  • Convert Spotify playlist to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC.
  • Keep original audio quality, ID3 tags and lyrics after conversion.
  • One click to burn Spotify music to CD.
  • Free updates and technical support.

Part 2: How to Use AudiFab to Export a Spotify Playlist to MP3

AudiFab Spotify Music Converter needs to run with the Spotify app. When you open AudiFab, Spotify will be automatically launched in the background. Before we get started, please make sure you have installed both AudiFab and Spotify on your computer.

Open AudiFab Spotify Music Converter.

Open AudiFab Spotify Music Converter, choose your desired conversion mode (Spotify App/ webplayer) and you'll see a simply-designed and concise interface:

  • Spotify App
    • Windows: Up to 10x speed with best audio quality
    • Mac: 1x speed with best quality
  • Spotify Webplayer mode
    • Windows and Mac: 10x speed conversion
main interface

Import a playlist from the Spotify app to AudiFab.

Drag and drop a playlist from the Spotify app to AudiFab. AudiFab Spotify Music Converter would read them automatically and list out all the songs in the playlist. Check the Spotify songs that you’d like to save as .mp3 and then click the Add button.

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Choose MP3 as the output format.

Click the Settings icon in the bottom left corner. Here you can select the output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC) and specify the output folder. Next, just switch to Home window to apply the changed settings.

choose mp3 as the output format

Export the Spotify playlist to MP3.

Click the Convert button and AudiFab would immediately start exporting the Spotify playlist as MP3 files to your local computer.

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Find the MP3 downloads on the local drive.

Click the Converted tab and you can check and locate the Spotify songs in MP3 format.

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You can also go to the output folder set in Step 3 to find the downloaded Spotify songs.

Part 3: Frequently Asked Questions

Is this method only applicable for Spotify Premium users?

No, the method is applicable for both Spotify Premium and Free users, and Spotify Premium users can get converted files in higher output audio quality.

Can I use the same method to download a Spotify playlist to my phone?

No, currently the program only supports Windows & Mac systems. If you need to save a Spotify playlist to your phone, you should download it to your computer first, and then transfer it to your phone.

Will these downloaded MP3 files expire?

No, the MP3 files downloaded by AudiFab Spotify Music Converter are saved to your local drive. Once the download is successful, you own them and you can keep them forever.

Can I burn these converted songs to a CD?

Yes. The converted files are saved as ordinary MP3 files, so you can directly burn them to CD with a CD burner. You can also go to the Tools section in AudiFab, click Burn CD, and follow the instructions to burn your Spotify playlist to CD.


AudiFab Spotify Music Converter is a professional Spotify to MP3 downloader. It’s not only applicable for Spotify Premium subscribers, but also for Spotify Free users. It is easy to use. It only takes 5 steps to complete the conversion from a Spotify playlist to MP3.

AudiFab is free to try. It can be downloaded for free and converts the first minute of each audio file for sample testing. If the program meets your need, you can buy a license to unlock the time limit.

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