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How to Play Spotify Music on Clementine Music Player

author By Harper North
Updated on: April 23, 2024
Category: Spotify Music Tips

Like other famous free music players (MusicBee, AIMP, MediaMonkey, and foobar 2000), Clementine Music Player is also a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer which is focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music. It is available for Linux, Windows and macOS. Clementine Music Player is not only capable of searching and playing local music library, but also enables you listen to internet radio from Spotify, Grooveshark,, SoundCloud, and more.

Play music with Clementine Music Player

Clementine and Spotify

As a cross-platform and multimedia player, Clementine also supports Spotify plug-in to access its internet radio or playlists, and this is commonly used on Linux, but Spotify Premium is needed to login on Clementine media player. However, some users complain that they have trouble to make Spotify plug-in work on Clementine due to some connection errors. Is there any helpful solution to make Spotify working on Clementine again?

Play Spotify music on Clementine Music Player

How to Play Spotify Music on Clementine Music Player

To help you enjoy Spotify music or podcast on Clementine Music Player again, here we would like to introduce an alternative – Using Sidify Music Converter to download your Spotify music, playlist, or podcast (Mac version only) to unprotected audio formats including MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, then you can use Clementine Music player to search and play your local Spotify music.

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Sidify Music Converter

  • okAvailable for both Spotify Free & Premium users.
  • okSave Spotify songs to the computer as MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC files.
  • okExtract ID3 Tags and all metadata.
  • okHighly compatible with the latest Windows & macOS and Spotify.
  • okFree updates and technical support.


If you are looking for a tool to convert any streaming music (including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, YouTube, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, DailyMotion …) to MP3, Sidify All-In-One is the go-to choice.

Here is the tutorial on how to play Spotify music on Clementine Music Player without Premium with the help of Sidify Music Converter.

Part 1: Download Spotify Music/Playlist to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC

Step 1Choose Conversion Mode

Download and install Sidify Music Converter Spotify on your computer, then launch this application. You will see 2 conversion modes: Spotify App and Spotify Webplayer. (Check out the difference between App mode and Webplayer mode >>)

choose conversion mode

Upon choosing Spotify App mode, you will gain access to the program's up-to-date interface as below.

Main interface of Sidify Music Converter

Step 2Add Spotify Track or Playlist

Click on the "Add" button at the Sidify main screen, then drag & drop a song or playlist from Spotify to the prompt adding window.

And you can add podcast to download with Sidify Music Converter Mac version.

Add Spotify Songs or Playlist

Step 3Choose the Output Format

Click on the "Settings" icon, then you choose the output format, output quality, and output path. Here you can choose MP3, AAC, FLAC or AIFF as the output format for compatible with Clementine, and choose 320kbps as the output quality.

Note: To better organize your music library, you can save the downloaded Spotify music into organized folder like Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist.

Choose Output Format as MP3

Step 4Start Downloading

Click on "Convert" button to start downloading Spotify song or playlist to unprotected audio formats.

After the download completed, you can click on "Converted" panel on the left to find the well download Spotify music from local drive.

Downloading and Converting

Part 2: Play Downloaded Spotify Music on Clementine

Now you can launch Clementine on your machine, then click Tools > Preferences. Click on "Music Library" in sidebar of preferences dialog box. Here you can click "Add New Folder" to add folders where you save the downloaded Spotify music to your music library. Clementine will scan these folders on every startup for new songs and will add them automatically to your music library.

Note: The trial version of Sidify Music Converter enables us to convert the first minute of each audio file, you can unlock the time limitation by purchasing the full version.

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Harper North | Staff Writer

Harper is a content writer with a profound understanding of the streaming music landscape and a specialization in music converters. She creates informative content on tools, techniques, and trends in music conversion, providing expert advice, detailed reviews, and guides.

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