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How to Download Spotify Music to MP3 Player: A Beginner’s Guide

Learn how to download Spotify playlists to MP3 player.

Though listening to music on phone is convenient, carrying an MP3 player is still very popular today. Except for the traditional generic MP3 player, other innovative portable media players like iPod Touch or Mighty Vibe have had a stranglehold on the market. As music lovers, picking up a music source for MP3 player must be the first important step. Luckily, here's an article about how to download Spotify music to MP3 player.

MP3 Player that Works with Spotify

Spotify is a streaming music service and listeners are limited to playing songs within the app. So if your media player is pre-installed with Spotify application, you can directly log into your music account and start enjoying.

There're countable MP3 players compatible with Spotify app and here we've collected for you: Mighty Vibe, iPod Touch, Sony Walkman, Samsung Wearables, Apple Watch, Fitbit, and Garmin Smartwatch. It's worth mentioning that Spotify Premium is always needed when playing songs on these devices. And, not all unit types work with Spotify, like iPod Classic, iPod Nano, and iPod Shuffle. Please ask your manufacturer for more info about Spotify support.

Spotify to MP3 Player

Now you have got a list of portable MP3 players with Spotify, if your MP3 media player is not included, please follow another method - download Spotify to MP3 and transfer to MP3 player.

Both Spotify Free and Spotify Premium songs are all encoded in unique tech. To extract MP3 files from Spotify, you'll have to decode and record them with some special Spotify music converters, like AudiFab Spotify Music Converter.

As a Windows or macOS desktop Spotify music converter, AudiFab is a reliable one that helps to download Spotify music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, and ALAC regular formats at up to 10X faster speed. For the original output quality and ID3 meta tags, it's no need to worry that AudiFab will effectively save all data after conversion.

How to Use AudiFab to Download Songs from Spotify?

Download and Install AudiFab Spotify Music Converter

Import Spotify Playlist to AudiFab

Download and launch AudiFab on your desktop, and then select a download platfrom to see a simple & concise interface. Drag a playlist from the Spotify app to AudiFab and it will read all the songs in the playlist automatically and show them to you. Mark the Spotify songs that you need to save to MP3 player and click "Add".

Tips: For Win users, we advise record from Spotify App for faster and higher quality conversion. For Mac users, we advise Spotify webplayer for high-speed conversion.

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Choose MP3 as the Output Format

At the bottom left corner, click the "Settings" icon. Here you can decide on the output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), output quality, and output folder.

choose mp3 as the output format

Convert Spotify Playlists to MP3

Click the Convert button and AudiFab would promptly begin to convert the Spotify playlist as MP3 files to your local computer.

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Click the "Converted" tab and you can check the Spotify songs in MP3 format. Want more info about AudiFab Spotify Music Converter? Check this:

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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.

Transfer Downloaded Spotify Music to MP3 Player

Now, you've downloaded Spotify music songs to computer as local MP3 files, it's pretty easy to copy them to the MP3 player: by Windows Media Player, Windows File Explorer, or iTunes.

Use Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player is a pre-install program on Windows PC, you can use it to transfer files between devices: Connect MP3 player to PC and open the Windows Media Player, on the upper-right corner, click "Sync", then you'll just need to drag & drop the Spotify Music files to the window and "Start Sync".

Use Windows File Explorer

Windows File Explorer means a window when you open a new folder or disk on computer. Connect the MP3 player to PC, open the disk window of both your MP3 player and converted Spotify tracks, then just copy & paste the music files for transferring.

Use iTunes

iTunes can be used to sync music files as well. Simply import Spotify music to iTunes by dragging & dropping, connect the MP3 player to computer and click the "small media player icon" on iTunes upper left. The final step is to drag & drop the Spotify music from the iTunes library to MP3 player list. For the macOS users, you can also use iTunes/Music app to transfer Spotify songs to MP3 player, here's how you can Import music from a computer to Music on Mac.


There are multiple portable media players running with Spotify. But if your MP3 player doesn't support it, then convert Spotify playlists to MP3 first before saving to your device.

AudiFab Spotify Music Converter is a professional Spotify to MP3 downloader, works with both Spotify Premium and Spotify Free accounts. Using a user-friendly interface, you could convert your whole Spotify library within only a few clicks.

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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