"How to download music from Spotify for free or is it free to download Spotify music? What kind of Spotify music downloader should I turn to? Can you directly download Spotify playlist for free? If yes, please show me the Spotify music downloader you're currently using for free downloading music from Spotify. Thanks in advance."

Questions like "Can you download music on Spotify free" and "how to download Spotify songs for free" have been flooding the Internet.

Part 1: Introduce Spotify

As one of the biggest online music streaming services on the world, Spotify provides millions of tracks for you to enjoy on the go. You could turn to the free version to listen to streaming music online, or as you like upgrade to the Premium version to download music from Spotify for offline enjoyment as well. Similar to popular SNS tools like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., Spotify is also available on various platforms including iOS, Android, Mac OS and Windows PC. Therefore, you could easily listen to the Spotify songs wherever you go and whenever it is.

Brief Introduction to Kindle

How to download music from Spotify Premium? The below steps would show you details:

1. Navigate to your library and playlist and you'll be able to see a toggle to listen to the songs offline: 'Available Offline'.

2. Once you toggle the option, Spotify will make those songs available offline, where it downloads the songs and enables you to listen to them whenever you want.

3. You'll be able to see the songs being downloaded with a circular symbol indicating the download process.

4. Once it's complete, it will be replaced by a downward-facing green arrow.

5. Finally, if you want to force Spotify to go offline, navigate to File at the top left-hand side of the program and click on the 'Offline Mode' option.

This guide is applicable to computer Spotify Premium. It's even easier to download Spotify music from Premium on iOS and Android devices.

As listed in the above picture, Spotify Premium is ad free, allows unlimited skips of songs, enables you to play any track and listen music offline in high quality. You can get Spotify on various platforms. Generally speaking, the Spotify Premium costs you $9.99 per month. From this point of view, it's not free to download Spotify music with the Premium version.

Actually, when we say we could download music from Spotify with the Premium version, we only have the right to listen to these songs offline. We don't make the download in real. You can't find these so-called downloaded Spotify music on your device or computer for sharing on other devices.

There are still some other limitations upon the Spotify Premium version. You need to log into the online Spotify at least one time every 30 days so as to make sure you could listen to Spotify music offline. Also, you can sign in ad out your Spotify account on as many devices as you have, but you could only sync content for offline enjoyment on no more than 3 devices, with a maximum of 3,333 tracks on each device.

So, is there any way to download music from Spotify for free? Of course yes. The below content would show you 2 different tools to help you download Spotify music.

Part 2: How to Download Spotify Songs for Free with Prof. DRM

Leawo Prof. DRM is a professional DRM removal and Spotify music downloader that could help you remove the DRM protection upon Spotify songs and playlist, and then download and convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4A, etc. according to your needs. In addition to keeping 100% quality of the original ones, this Spotify music converter also enables you to adjust audio channel, bit rate, and sample rate for a better music quality output and offline Spotify music enjoyment.

Note: Before you launch Prof. DRM to download Spotify music, make sure that you have launched Spotify and play songs smoothly on your computer.

Introduce Spotify

Step 1: Add Spotify music to Prof. DRM

Launch Leawo Prof. DRM and then click the Spotify icon to add songs, albums or playlist from Spotify. You can directly drag and drop your favorite songs one by one or drag and drop the album/playlist at once to the program.

add spotify music

If you are using the Web version of Spotify, you can copy and paste the playlist URL of your Spotify music into this Spotify music downloader for downloading.

Add spotify song

Step 2: Set output format and audio quality

After loading Spotify music, you could see a pencil icon in each loaded Spotify music title. Click it and then you could set output format and audio parameters. Choose MP3 or other available audio formats as you like, and change the Channel, Sample rate, and Bit rate. Check the "Apply to All" or "Apply to current" button after setting output format to apply selected options to all or current track.

Choose M4A as the output format

Step 3: Set output directory

Then, at the bottom of this Spotify music downloader, set output directory in the "Output" box.

Set output format

Step 4: Start to convert

Press the blue button "Convert" on bottom right to start removing DRM on songs and converting to DRM-free audio files.

Choose  output directory

You could then view all converting songs on the converting panel, and see all converted results under the "Converted" tab. It won't take you long to finish the conversion.

With Leawo Prof. DRM, you could download and convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, M4A, etc. as you like. Enjoy Spotify music offline on any device as you like.

Part 3: How to Download Music from Spotify for Free with Online Free Spotify Music Downloader

You could also make use of some free online Spotify music downloader to download Spotify music for free online. There are quite a lot of online free Spotify music downloader tools to help you do this. Simply search "download spotify music free online" or "free spotify music downloader online" and then you could get multiple choices. Here we would like to recommend you Playlist Converter – a free online music converter that could convert Spotify music playlist to YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud, link/share, etc.

Introduce Spotify

The below guide would show you how to download and convert Spotify music free with online free Spotify music converter step by step:

1. Visit the website at https://www.playlist-converter.net/

2. On this page, click the "Spotify" tab.

3. Click "Login with Spotify" button and then sign in with your Spotify account.

4. After signing in, click the "Choose a spotify playlist" drop-down box to select a Spotify playlist from your Spotify account.

5. Then, after selecting playlist, choose where you want to download Spotify music files to: free text, YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud, link/share, etc.

6. This online free Spotify music downloader would start to convert Spotify playlist to MP3 format and it will generate the converted playlist with the download button.

7. Click the download icon to download the converted Spotify music playlist to your local drive. You will be asked to set output directory then.

After downloading, you could then get Spotify songs on your computer, and transfer them to any device or player as you like. You could download all your songs in Spotify to your computer. You only need to generate a playlist before you could download them to local drive.

For your convenience, there are also multiple other free online Spotify music downloader tools for you, like MP3fy, Spotify.herokuapp, Convert2MP3.net, Online-convert, etc. You could take a try of these free online Spotify music downloader tools to download Spotify music for free. Some of these free Spotify music downloader tools are not performing stably in our tests though.

Part 4: Leawo Prof. DRM vs. Online Free Spotify Music Downloader

With the above tools, we could know that both Leawo Prof. DRM and online free Spotify music downloaders like Playlist Converter could help you download Spotify music to your computer. Why do we need to use Leawo Prof. DRM when we have free tools like Playlist Converter for downloading Spotify songs for free? We have made a simple comparison between Leawo Prof. DRM and online free Spotify music downloader – Playlist Converter to show you where their differences lie. You are supposed to make your own choice anyway.


Leawo Prof. DRM

Online Free Spotify Music Downloader – Playlist Converter

Download Spotify music



Download Spotify playlist



Convert Spotify music to audio



Remove DRM protection upon Spotify music



Adjust parameters like bit rate, channel, sample rate



Batch conversion/downloading



Download and convert selected songs only



Internet connection requirement





Not stable, highly depending on Internet connection performance

Additional features

Convert iTunes DRM M4V videos



Convert iTunes DRM music



Convert iTunes DRM audiobook



Convert DRM Audible audiobooks



Convert eBooks from Kindle, Kobo and ADE



Well, you now may learn that Leawo Prof. DRM is actually far more than a single Spotify music converter to help you download and convert Spotify music to local drive. It's also a comprehensive DRM removal and converter that handles iTunes meida files (including video, music and audiobooks), Audible audiobooks and eBooks from Kindle, Kobo and ADE. For more information on how to use Leawo Prof. DRM, please refer to Leawo Prof. DRM user guide.