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What are the advantages of Spotify music on PC platform over mobile app?

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

Are you a fan of Spotify music? How do you like the features, audio quality, and music content on Spotify? There are more than 574 million users across the world, and quite a lot users would love to keep it on their portable devices for convenience. However, Spotify mobile application does not run exactly the same function as it runs on PC, and some of you might not know that desktop Spotify has some “hidden features” that gives out more convenience than mobile app. In this article, the difference of Spotify using on mobile and PC ends will be introduced from three major aspects.

Mobile app vs Desktop app

Part 1: Edit Playlist Cover Art

You would never want to miss this part if you like decorating your playlist. Spotify generally automates the cover art for your playlists, but with the PC app, you can switch the album picture and cover art for your playlist. Open a playlist and put your mouse over artwork, you'll see a pencil icon appears. Click the pencil and then click Replace Image to add your own cover for your playlist, and then Save it.

Edit art work of music

Part 2: Create Playlist Folder

Organizing playlists into folders must be a heavy work to do especially if your playlists is massive and long. However, unfortunately create or edit playlist folders with the mobile application is not available, you can only organize and group your Spotify playlists on PC version. Here is the steps, launch the Spotify application on your desktop, go to File > New Playlist Folder and give it a name. You can then drag playlists into it. After finishing all these your playlist folders will appear on the mobile app.

Group playlists into folder

Part 3: Convert Spotify Music to Local Drive

The most important part for the PC version is, you can generate the songs to other formats and save them to your local drive! Ever wondered how to keep listening your favorite songs after your Spotify subscription gets expired? Here is the magic tip that helps achieving it:

Sidify Music Converter

Sidify Music Converter

  • okDownload Spotify songs as MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, ALAC or AIFF.
  • okKeep 320kbps original audio quality of Spotify.
  • okProcess conversion at 10X faster speed.
  • okPreserve ID3 tags and metadata after conversion.
  • okFree updates and technical support.


If you want 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.

Step 1:Choose Conversion Mode

Open Sidify Music Converter, choose from Spotify App and Spotify Webplayer. (>> App Mode vs Webplayer Mode)

choose conversion mode

When choose the Spotify App mode, you will access the modern interface of the program as shown in the demo below. Spotify music app will be launched automatically.

Main interface of Sidify Music Converter

Step 2: Import Spotify Music to Sidify Converter

Click on Add button icon and then drag and drop any song or playlist from Spotify to Sidify adding window.

Add Spotify Songs or Playlist

Step 2: Adjust Output Setting

Click setting button to change the basic parameters (Including Output format, Output quality, Conversion mode, etc.).

Tips : If you are a Premium user of Spotify music, you are allowed to stream up to 320kbps music on Spotify, so you can use our Sidify program to download music from Spotify with up to 320kbps quality.

Choose Output Format as MP3

Step 3: Convert Spotify Music to Plain Audio Format

Tap the Convert button to start downloading Spotify music to plain format with ID3 tags kept after conversion.

Downloading and Converting

Step 4: Find Converted Spotify Music

After conversion, you can click on the "Converted" button to easily find the well-downloaded MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC file in the top right corner.

Find the well-converted files

Now, all streamed Spotify music are converted to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF or ALAC format, so you can easily transfer them to other devices or share your favoriate playlists with your family and friends.

Final Words:

The Spotify mobile app acts more like a listening tool for portable devices, but the “hidden features” are only designed for PC application. All tips described above provide the flexibility of use, and if you are interested in discovering new things, this would definitely be worth to give a try.

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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.