How to Enjoy Spotify Music on MP3 Player

Summary
If you prefer to player Spotify music on generic MP3 player, you can use TunesBank Spotify Music Converter to convert Spotify music in MP3 or M4A format, so that you can enjoy Spotify Music on any MP3 player at any time, such iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle, Sony Walkman, etc.

“I just started using Spotify. Can I download Spotify songs to MP3 player directly? If not, is there any way to play Spotify music on MP3 player? Thank you.”

“How do I put music on MP3 player from Spotify? My device is an old iPod nano. Please help.”

Although smart phones have become more and more versatile, many people still like to enjoy music on MP3 players due to their lightness and portability. However, generic MP3 players are not supported by Spotify Music. It is really a pity that Spotify users can’t enjoy Spotify music on MP3 players, like Sony Walkman, iPod nano, SanDisk, etc. Here comes the quastion, why can’t download Spotify music to MP3 players?

You may notice that, even if you can download Spotify playlists for offline playback with using Premium account, you can’t directly transfer or sync the downloaded Spotify songs to an MP3 player or other device. This is because Spotify is a streaming music service, all Spotify tracks are under DRM copy protection. Spotify is only available on Internet connected devices that can run the Spotify application, such as Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch (5th generation or above) and Android device.

To listen to Spotify music on MP3 player without the Spotify app installed and no Internet connection, you can use a third-party tool to convert Spotify songs into common formats, such as MP3, M4A, etc. After which you can copy the unprotected Spotify tracks to your MP3 player for offline enjoying.

Best Tool to Convert Spotify to MP3 for MP3 Players

TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is a professional-grade music to converter for Spotify, which is specially designed for Spotify users to break the DRM protection of Spotify music and convert all variety of Spotify contents, including tracks, albums, artists, playlists, audiobooks, and podcasts. No matter your are Spotify Free or Premium users, it lets you convert Spotify songs to plain MP3, M4A, FLAC and WAV format at up to 5X speed. In addition, it’s also famous for its lossless converting quality, and all the ID3 tags, metadata will be well kept in output MP3/M4A files. In this ways, you can easily import Spotify music to MP3 player for enjoyment!

Key Features of TunesBank Spotify Music Converter:

  • Unlock DRM from Spotify for playback on MP3 players.
  • Convert Spotify music/ playlist to MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV at 5X speed.
  • Keep original quality, ID3 tags and metadata after conversion.
  • Save Spotify music in excellent audio quality at up to 320kbps.
  • Transfer Spotify tracks to any device for offline enjoying.
  • Enjoy Spotify songs on MP3 player anytime, anywhere.

Next, the article content will be divided into 2 parts. The first part is to convert Spotify songs into MP3 or M4A format compatible with MP3 players through TunesBank Spotify Music Converter. The second part, copy the converted Spotify MP3 songs to the MP3 player! Please make sure you have installed Spotify app on your desktop.

Part 1. Convert Spotify Music to MP3 for MP3 Players

Step 1. Launch TunesBank Spotify Music Converter on Computer
Get TunesBank Spotify Music Converter downloaded on your MacOS or Windows system. After installation, launch the program, and you will see its simple interface, no any ads. Meanwhile, Spotify app run with it automatically!

launch tunesbank spotify converter

Step 2. Import Spotify Tracks to TunesBank’s Interface
TunesBank Spotify Music Converter offers two ways to add the songs from Spotify to its interface.

#1 Directly drag and drop songs, playlists or albums form Spotify app to its interface.

drag and drop spotify songs

#2 Or copy the Spotify song/playlist/album/artist link, then paste the music URL to TunesBank’s interface, and click “Add File”. Then it will automatically analyze the URL and loads the tracks from Spotify.

copy spotify playlist link

Step 3. Select MP3 or M4A Format
As you can see, you can select different format for each song in “Output Format:” option. Or tab “Convert all files to:” in the upper right corner, pick MP3 or MP4 for all tracks.

select mp3 or m4a format

Tips: Currently, the Mac version only supports MP3, M4A and FLAC, while the Windows version supports MP3, M4A, FLAC and WAV formats. TunesBank’s technical team will do their best to develop more available output formats.

Step 4. Convert Spotify Songs to MP3 for MP3 Players
After completing the above settings, click the “Convert All” button to start converting Spotify music to MP3 or M4A with keeping original audio quality and I3D tags.

convert spotify songs to mp3

After conversion, click the “Finished” and click “View Output Files” to quickly locate the Spotify MP3/M4Asongs.

view converted spotify songs

Video Guide: How to Convert Spotify Songs to MP3 to Playback on MP3 Player?

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Part 2. Transfer Converted Spotify Songs to MP3 Player for Enjoying

Great, you got unprotected Spotify songs on your local drive, now it’s time to move them to your MP3 player on PC. You can refer to the following steps.
For Generic MP3 Plays like Sony Walkman, SanDisk, Microsoft Zune, etc.
Step 1. Use the appropriate USB cable to connect the MP3 player to the PC. When the computer recognizes the MP3 player, double-click your MP3 player device in the file explorer.

Step 2. Open the folder where the converted Spotify MP3 files are saved, and then drag and drop the MP3 files directly into the MP3 player.

Step 3. Once finished, safely disconnect the MP3 player.

transfer spotify music to mp3 player

For iPod Touch, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, etc.
Step 1. Open the latest iTunes app on your PC, click “Add” > “Add Folder to Library” to import the converted Spotify MP3 songs to your iTunes library.

Step 2. Connect your iPod to computer using USB cable, then find your iPod icon to load the information of your iPod model.

Step 3. Click “Music” in the left panel, then click “Sync Music” > “selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres”. Then select “Recently added” under the “Playlists”. Finally, press the “Apply” button, and Spotify tracks will be automatically synced to your iPod.

transfer spotify music to ipod nano

Now you can enjoy your favorite Spotify music on your MP3 player without connecting to the Internet, which is ideal on airplane, subway, train and places where reliable mobile Internet access is not possible. Similarly, you can also transfer the Spotify MP3 songs to your iPhone, Android, PSP, Xbox, or burn them to a CD in iTunes!

Enjoy Spotify Music on MP3 Player