"Can you download audiobooks on Spotify with the free plan? Do I need to upgrade to the Spotify Premium subscription to download Spotify audiobooks? I recently have found quite a few wonderful audiobooks on Spotify and would like to listen to these audiobooks on Spotify on my mobile device offline but have no idea on how to download audiobooks from Spotify. Can you show me how to download audiobooks on Spotify with the free plan?"
We all know that Spotify has both Free and Premium version. The Free Spotify plan allows you to listen to Spotify songs with ads, while the Spotify Premium plan enables you to listen to songs on Spotify without ads and even allows you to set songs on Spotify into offline mode for offline listening. For audiobook fans, there might be quite a few questions for using Spotify: how to browse audiobooks on Spotify? how to download audiobooks from Spotify?
Well, in this guide, we would like to show you how to find audiobooks on Spotify and how to download audiobooks from Spotify easily.
Part 1: How to Find Audiobooks on Spotify
Firstly, we should get to know how to find audiobooks on Spotify app. We all know that we could listen to music on Spotify, regardless of the subscription type. What about audiobooks? Can you listen to audiobooks on Spotify? Or has Spotify any audiobook? Of course, there are audiobooks on Spotify app. And it is actually quite easy to find audiobooks on Spotify.
The below ways would show you how to find audiobooks on Spotify, no matter you are using a Spotify Free plan or Spotify Premium plan.
1. Make use of the browse and search function within Spotify app. We all know that Spotify app allows people to browse and search target songs easily from its millions of song library. You could therefore make use of the browse and search function to directly browse and search the audiobook name you want to listen to. You then could get multiple options of target audiobooks.
2. If you don’t have a target audiobook to listen to on Spotify, just type audiobook into the browse bar within Spotify for searching. Spotify will list all available audiobooks for you.
3. Make use of some 3rd-party services that provide audiobook links on Spotify to listen to audiobooks on Spotify. There are quite a few of such kind of services.
It will be quite easy for you to browse and find audiobooks on Spotify app, no matter you are a Free plan subscription or a paid Premium subscription that costs you $9.99 per month.
Part 2: How to Download Spotify Audiobooks with Spotify Premium
After we find audiobooks on Spotify, the next step is how to download Spotify audiobooks. As mentioned above, Spotify Premium allows you to download songs from Spotify into offline mode, so that you could then freely listen to Spotify songs offline on no more than 3 devices. What about audiobooks? How to download audiobooks from Spotify with Spotify Premium?
Follow the below steps to learn how to download audiobooks from Spotify Premium:
1. Make sure your Spotify Premium subscription is valid.
2. Open your Spotify app and log in with your Spotify account and password.
3. Click the “Your Library” tab in the bottom right.
4. Open the “Playlist” option.
5. Select the playlist where your audiobooks locate in.
6. Click the grey “Download” icon to switch it to green.
7. Spotify Premium would then start to download audiobooks from Spotify for you.
After downloading, you could then freely listen to the downloaded audiobooks from Spotify offline. However, you need to know that the process of downloading audiobooks from Spotify might vary according to the platform you are using. The procedure to download Spotify audiobooks on mobile phones and desktop would be a little bit different.
Part 3: How to Download Spotify Audiobooks with Prof. DRM
Spotify Premium allows you to download Spotify audiobooks for offline listening. However, you need to know that audiobooks downloaded by Spotify Premium could only be played on Spotify app, and you can’t add the downloaded Spotify audiobooks to any other audiobook apps for offline listening due to the DRM protection. To break this limit, you could turn to DRM removal program.
Leawo’s Prof. DRM is the first and best solution you could use to break the DRM protection upon Spotify audiobooks and then download and convert Spotify audiobooks to DRM-free MP3 or other audio formats for unlimited listening on any audio player or device. As a professional Spotify music DRM removal and music downloader combo, Leawo Prof. DRM could easily remove DRM protection upon Spotify songs, and then download and convert Spotify music to MP3,WAV, AAC, FLAC or WMA formats without DRM protection.
Download and install Leawo Prof. DRM on your computer. Then follow the below steps to learn how to download and convert audiobooks from Spotify to DRM-free MP3 audio files.
Note: Spotify desktop app is required for downloading and converting Spotify audiobooks with Leawo Prof. DRM.
Step 1: Add Spotify music to Prof. DRM
Launch Leawo Prof. DRM. This program would automatically launch Spotify desktop app on your computer. Then directly drag and drop audiobook you want to download from Spotify to Leawo Prof. DRM.
If you have an audiobook playlist, Leawo Prof. DRM could also directly download a whole audiobook playlist for you. Firstly, click the Spotify icon on the Converted tab of Leawo Prof. DRM, and then directly copy and paste the URL of your Spotify audiobook playlist into the browser bar. And then click the “OK” button.
Step 2: Set output format and audio parameters
Click the pencil icon in each loaded Spotify music title, select MP3 audio format as output format and adjust the parameters as you need. After that, for time saving, click “Apply to All” button to save these settings.
Step 3: Set output directory
After setting output format, move mouse to the bottom of the main interface to set output directory in the “Output” box. The target drive should get enough space since audiobooks are usually large files.
Step 4: Start to download Spotify audiobooks
Finally, click the blue button “Convert” button at the bottom right corner. Leawo Prof. DRM would then start to download and convert audiobooks from Spotify to DRM-free MP3 files. You could view the entire downloading and converting process.
After downloading, you could view all downloaded Spotify songs under the “Converted” tab. You could then transfer downloaded Spotify audiobooks to iOS device or Android via iTunes or iOS data transfer tool, or directly copy and paste downloaded Spotify songs to Android devices.
It should be noted that with Leawo Prof. DRM, you don’t need to pay $9.99 per month for a Premium subscription to kill the ads. It could automatically bypass the ads in Spotify Free plan. and actually, Leawo Prof. DRM is far more than a simple Spotify audiobook downloader, it could also convert iTunes/Audible audiobooks to DRM-free MP3 files, remove iTunes FairPlay DRM and convert iTunes videos, music to DRM free media files, and convert eBooks from Kindle, Kobo and Adobe Digital Editions.
Part 4: How to Get Spotify Audiobooks Offline with Music Recorder
You could also bypass DRM protection from Spotify audiobooks and then download and convert Spotify audiobooks to DRM-free MP3 or WAV files with the help of Leawo Music Recorder through recording.
As a professional audio recording software program, Leawo Music Recorder could help you record online streaming music to MP3, record built-in audio to MP3 or WAV, etc. Therefore, it could perform as Spotify audiobook recorder to help you record audiobooks from Spotify and then save in either MP3 or WAV file format for offline listening.
Download and install Leawo Music Recorder on your computer. Follow the below steps to learn how to record Spotify audiobooks for downloading.
Step 1: Set audio source
After launching Leawo Music Recorder, click the microphone icon to choose “Record Computer Audio” option on the “Audio Source” tab.
Step 2: Set output directory
Set output directory in the “Output” box on the “General” tab.
Step 3: Set output format
Under “Format” tab, choose MP3 Audio or WAV Audio as output format from the “Output Format” box and adjust audio settings including Audio Codec, Bit Rate and Sample Rate. MP3 audio is recommended for its higher popularity.
Step 4: Start recording Spotify audiobooks
Now, on the main interface, click the red button to start recording and then play back the audiobook on your Spotify. It’s important to click the record button before you play back Spotify audiobook for recording completeness. Most audiobooks would be long. Make sure your computer drive has enough space.
After recording, click the red button to stop recording and then you will get audiobooks from Spotify in either MP3 or WAV format. Then, you could freely transfer the recorded Spotify audiobooks to any device or player as you like.
Part 5: How to Use TunesKit to Download Spotify Audiobook
Far more, we would like to recommend a 3rd Spotify audiobook downloader program to help you download audiobooks from Spotify for listening offline on any device and player you need. That’s TunesKit Spotify Music Converter, a professional Spotify song downloader tool similar to Leawo Prof. DRM in downloading songs from Spotify but lacks functions like eBook converter and Audible audiobook converter compared to Leawo Prof. DRM.
Follow the below steps to learn how to download audiobooks from Spotify with TunesKit Spotify Music Converter in detail:
1. Download and install Spotify app and TunesKit Spotify Music Converter on your computer.
2. Get the audiobooks you want to download and convert on Spotify.
3. Launch TunesKit Spotify Music Converter and then directly drag the audiobooks you want to download and convert from Spotify to TunesKit.
4. Click top right menu > Preferences to set the basic parameters of the output files, including output format, output quality, bit rate, etc. You could choose from MP3, AAC, FLAC, M4A, M4B and WAV as output format and then set output audio format parameters.
5. Set output directory in the bottom “Output” box and then click the bottom right “Convert” button to start to download and convert audiobooks from Spotify within TunesKit.
Once the downloading and converting completes, you could then freely use the downloaded and converted Spotify audiobooks in the way you like.