Spotify users can only access the Spotify music library in the Spotify mobile/desktop app or web player. Want to play Spotify music on Windows Media Player or other music players? Follow this article to convert Spotify songs, playlists to MP3/M4A/FLAC/WAV by TunesBank Spotify Music Converter, and then you could play Spotify songs on any music players/app/device.

“How do I play Spotify on Windows Media Player?” is a commonly-searched problem when users try to transfer music from Spotify to Windows Media Player. Windows Media Player is not only a free media player, but also a great music library software to organize your songs. Can you add Spotify playlist to Windows Media Player? The answer is No and Yes. Keep reading, this article will briefly explore a simple method on how to transfer and play Spotify playlists on Windows Media Player.

Why Can’t Play Spotify on Windows Media Player Directly?

Spotify music is a subscription-based streaming music service. All music tracks from Spotify are in DRM-protected OGG Vorbis format. All music tracks from Spotify are in DRM protected Ogg Vorbis format. As a result, even the Spotify Premium subscribers can’t play any songs without the Spotify app. It seems impossible to stream Spotify music to Windows Media Player.

But never say die. As well know, Windows Media Player supports popular audio formats like MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV and AAC. If you could convert Spotify songs to Windows Media Player compatible formats, then you may import Spotify songs to Windows Media Player for offline playback! In order get rid of Spotify DRM lock and convert Spotify music to MP3, you need to use a third-party tool. Here we highly recommend the TunesBank Spotify Music Converter.

Play Spotify Music on Windows Media Player – Tool Needed

TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is a powerful and professional Spotify Music Converter with multi-functions. Whether you are Spotify Free or Premium users, it works perfectly for you! It not only assists you to remove DRM and ads from Spotify music, but also enables you to convert Spotify songs, albums, playlists & podcasts to plain MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV formats supported by Windows Media Player.

What’s more, it will keep 100% original audio quality and ID3 tags in converted songs. Meanwhile, it allows you to customize the output quality like bitrate, sample rate, and ID3 tags. This feature is very helpful for organizing your Spotify music library. After conversion, you could easily play Spotify songs through Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, iTunes, QuickTime Player, Apple Music, MusicBee, MediaMonkey, AIMP, Winamp, Groove Music and any other music players. Even better, you may transfer the converted Spotify songs to MP3 player, iPod Nano, Sony Walkman, smartphone, speakers, PSP, Xbox and more portable devices for offline playback!

Guide: How to Play Spotify Music on Windows Media Player

Here’s the guide on how to listen to Sspotify music on Windows Media Player. First, you need to convert Spotify songs and playlists to MP3/M4A/FLAC/WAV format by TunesBank Spotify Music Converter. After that, you can play all converted Spotify songs on Windows Media Player.

Step 1. Run TunesBank Spotify Music Converter
Download and install the TunesBank Spotify Music Converter for Windows, then run the program. Hit the “Open the Spotify web player” and log in to your Spotify account (Free/Premium).

launch Spotify Music Converter

Step 2. Add Spotify Songs/Playlist to TunesBank
It’s quite easy to load Spotify music to the TunesBank converter on Windows version. You can drag and drop any song or playlist to the “+” icon.

Add Spotify Songs

The click the “Select All” button at the bottom.

select Spotify Songs

Step 3. Define Output Format for Windows Media Player
As we mentioned above, Windows Media Player supports to play MP3, WAV, FLAC, M4A songs and more. If you would like to get the lossless Spotify music, you can set WAV (uncompressed lossless audio) as the output format. If you also want to play Spotify music on most music players and devices, MP3 format is recommended. You can do this in the “Convert all files to:” option.

select mp3 format

After that, you can go to the Menu bar > Preference, from where you can change the output path, output format, bitrate, sample rate.

aujust output settings

Step 4. Convert Spotify Music for Windows Media Player
Just hit on the “Convert All’ button to start converting Spotify music to MP3/WAV audios at 5X faster speed! Please wait patiently for the conversion process.

convert spotify songs to mp3

Step 5. Play Converted Spotify Music on Windows Media Player
After the conversion is complete, you can go to “Finished” section. Click “View Output File” to locate all converted Spotify songs, and play the songs through Windows Media Player.

play mp3 music offline

Option Step. Manually Import Converted Spotify Songs to Windows Media Player
Also, you can manually add all converted Spotify songs to Windows Media Player for playback. Just launch Windows Media Player on your PC, directly drag and drop the converted Spotify MP3 files to Windows Media Player interface.

import Spotify Songs to windows media player

After successfully importing songs, you can play Spotify songs on Windows Media Player anytime! By the way, you could also go to Organize > Options > Library to organize the Spotify songs!

Play Spotify Music on WMP


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