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How to Download and Keep Tidal Music Forever

“I’m a Tidal HiFi subscriber. I love the service and enjoy the fantastic audio quality. I’m wondering whether I can download the songs from Tidal and keep them forever.”

Tidal is one of the great music streaming services available on the market. It offers over 80 million ad-free songs for both Tidal Premium and HiFi users. Besides, it allows users to download songs from Tidal for offline playback.

When you download music from Tidal, they are saved as encrypted cache files on your computer, limited to be played within the Tidal app. You don’t own the songs. If you discontinue the service in the future, you’ll lose the Tidal downloads as well.

Is there any way to download music from Tidal as local files so that you can keep them forever? In this article, we are going to give you a definite answer and show you how to make it step by step. All you need is a music tool named Tidal Music Converter, which enables you to download and keep Tidal music forever in 5 simple steps.

keep tidal music forever

Tool Required - Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter is a professional tool used to download and save Tidal music as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC or AIFF files. The downloaded songs retain original audio quality (excluding the Master Sound Quality) and ID3 tags. Currently, it’s available on both Windows & Macintosh operating systems, fully supporting Windows 7, 8, 10, 11 and macOS 10.11 – 12.

Key Features of Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter box

Tidal Music Converter

  • okDownload Tidal music to the computer.
  • okExport Tidal songs as MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC files.
  • okPreserve HiFi audio quality after conversion.
  • okKeep ID3 tags; 10X faster conversion speed.
  • okFree updates & technical support.


How to Download & Keep Tidal Music Forever

Tidal Music Converter is an easy-to-use program. You can use it to download and save Tidal music to your local computer in 5 simple steps, with no need to install any extra apps.

Step 1Open Tidal Music Converter and log in to your Tidal account.

Open Tidal Music Converter

Step 2Customize the Output Settings

Click the "Settings" icon in the upper right corner. Here you can select the output format (Auto/MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC) and specify the output folder. Besides, you can sort out the converted files by Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist. If you want them to be saved in the same folder, select "None".

customize output settings

Step 3Add Tidal Music to Tidal Music Converter

Open a playlist, artist or album. Click on the "Add" button, Tidal Music Converter will analyze the URL and list all the songs in that playlist/artist/album. Select the songs that you'd like to download to your local computer.

* All the songs in the playlist are selected by default. If you'd like to deselect them all, just untick the first box.

add tidal music

Step 4Download and Export Tidal Music to the Local Drive

After you ticked all the songs that you'd like to download, click on the "Convert" button to start exporting them to your local computer. Once the conversion is done, you can click the "History" icon in the upper right corner to find the well-downloaded Tidal music. You can also directly go to the output folder you set in Step 2 to find the downloaded Tidal HiFi music.

Find the downloaded hifi music

Step 5Find the Downloaded Tidal Songs

Once the conversion is done, you can click the "History" icon in the upper right corner to find the well-downloaded Tidal music. You can also directly go to the output folder set in Step 2 to find the Tidal downloads.

check tidal downloads

Now that you've got the Tidal music downloaded as local files, you own the songs and can keep them forever.


Conclusion

Tidal enables you to download music from Tidal for offline listening, but the Tidal downloads are not saved as local files on the computer. They are stored as encrypted cache files limited to be played with the Tidal app. If you want to download and keep Tidal songs forever or transfer Tidal music to other devices for normal playback, the easiest way is to turn to Tidal Music Converter, a well-received tool that can convert Tidal music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF.

The Tidal tool is shareware. It enables users to convert the first three minutes of each audio and convert 3 music files at a time for sample testing. You can download the program to check whether it meets your need and then decide whether you’d like to get it or not.