This guide will show you how to download Tidal to MP3 so that you could enjoy HD music on your mp3 player.

Tidal is the first streaming music service who provides lossless music to their uses. If you have subscribed Tidal premium, you could enjoy high quality music on your Android and iPhone offline. It is great feature when you are in a place where the internet is unstable.

Many people are also wondering that how can I put Tidal music on my MP3 player which is much lighter and smaller than a phone.

The official way to get MP3 from Tidal is that you have to purchase your favorite music (how to buy an mp3 on Tidal) even you have paid for you membership by monthly. You buy a song from Tidal and they will send you a download link so you can download it as mp3 and put it on your MP3 player.

So, instead to buy songs from Tidal how can I download MP3 from Tidal for free?

Download music from Tidal to MP3 with 3 simple steps for free:

  1. Download, install Cinch audio recorder here
  2. Launch the Tidal recorder and click the recording button.
  3. Playing music on Tidal that you want to download.

Once a song play is finished, it has recorded as mp3 file on your computer. Now you plug in your MP3 player to computer and transfer recorded mp3 to it

If you are not familiar computer software, I will explain it in detail.

What is Tidal recorder?

In above guide we use Cinch audio recorder as a Tidal recorder. The Cinch is a streaming music recording software program that can record any music that is playing your computer. It records music from the sound card of your computer so you get the same quality of the original music.

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Detailed step-by-step guide

Step 1: Download and install Tidal recorder

Free download Tidal recorder from the download button below.

Download For Windows Download For Mac

For Windows user, you will download Cinch audio recorder and for Mac user, you will download Leawo music recorder since the Cinch doesn’t provide Mac version at moment. They from 2 different companies but have same features.

Step 2: Recorder Tidal music automatically

Launch the recording software and click the yellow circle button at upper left to get ready for recording music from Tidal. Then, playing music that you would like to download as mp3 files on Tidal.

The recorder will start to record music automatically and save song as mp3 with ID3 tags (title, article, album and album cover) which you could edit manually.

This streaming audio recorder also works for Amazon prime music, Spotify and other streaming music sites.

Where to find the MP3 files that record from Tidal?

To find recorded MP3 files quickly by clicking the lower right FOLDER icon. All mp3 files saved in the fold named “MP3”.

How record music from Tidal with lossless sound quality?

Cinch audio recorder also allows you to save music with lossless music with WAV format. Go to settings by clicking the gear icon in the upper right and tick “also save wav”. When record a song from Tidal you will get both MP3 and lossless WAV files.

Note: The lossless WAV format may takes 50MB space on your hard disk for saving one single song.

Where to find the lossless WAV files?

clicking the lower right FOLDER icon. All lossless wav files saved in the fold named “WAV”.

 

How to transfer recorded Tidal music to MP3 player

No matter you got an Apple iPod, Sony Walkman, SanDisk, or any other type of player. It is a pretty straightforward process to transfer music from your computer. Some MP3 players bound with their own music manage software, while others rely on programs that may already be on your computer. For example, transferring music to the iPod you can only do it with iTunes. Other generic Mp3 players can be connect to computer with a USB cable and show as portable flash drive on your computer.

Transferring music to iPod

Below is a guide that show you how to transfer music with iTunes

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-transfer-music-to-ipod-2438708

If don’t have iTunes installed on your computer, please try this way

https://itstillworks.com/add-music-ipod-using-itunes-4494568.html

Transferring Music to the Walkman® player.

  1. Make sure you have installed the Content Transfer software.
  2. Drag and drop the mp3 files to the Content Transfer application.

Note:  You can also drag and drop songs from the iTunes

Transferring music to generic MP3 players

  1. Connect the Mp3 player to the computer with the USB cable that came with your device. Normally, the driver should be installed automatically and you will see the device show up on your computer. If nothing happened when you plug your MP3 player to computer, you should download the specific driver from your manufacture site.
  2. Find the Music folder on your Mp3 player
  3. Drag the songs to the Mp3 player.
  4. To safely remove your device, please click on your USB device in the system tray (the lower right hand corner of your screen, near the clock) and selecting “Safely reject hardware.”

 

Alternatives

There are other alternatives to download Tidal music to mp3. If Cinch audio recorder is not working on your computer for unknown reason.

AudFree Tidal Music to MP3 Converter

It is a tidal to mp3 online downloader. What’s the mean by online download? The software exacts song title from your Tidal playlist url and search it on other music source and download music from there. In a nutshell, Audfree download music NOT from Tidal service but other source. Obviously, you won’t get the same high quality music as you heard from Tidal with Audfree.

The only advantage of this software is you could get fast music downloading If you pay attention to the amount of music.

Audials

It is a windows software application that record music from streaming music sites. Similar to Cinch but with more expensive price.

About Tidal

Tidal is one of the only services that offers Hi-Fi lossless streaming audio. The subscribed user of Tidal could listen music on their mobile, tablet, computer and web browser. Tidal has 60 million tracks and over 250,000 high-quality videos in catalog while Apple music has 45 million songs.

 

Summary

If you are a Tidal user, I guess you want to get high quality music especially lossless sound quality. Hence, recording method is the best way for you to convert Tidal to mp3 with high quality . Let me know if you have any question and please comment it below