SoundCloud is among the best of the best music sites, with its extremely large music database and a big user base, reaching 175 million in 2014. On SoundCloud, there are not only popular hits but also original works such as mixes and remixes created and uploaded by users. One of the greatest things is that you can find millions of wonderful SoundCloud playlists by genre, style, mood, etc. This guide will show you how to convert SoundCloud playlist to MP3 with quality, ease and efficiency.
iFunia YouTube Downloader is the best software to use to convert all songs from SoundCloud playlist to MP3 on Mac. It allows users to easily download entire SoundCloud playlist with just one click and provides various output audio formats including MP3. The app also supports converting Spotify to MP3. This Mac YouTube downloader does an excellent job of downloading videos and playlists from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram and tons of other sites to a variety of output formats such as MP4, WebM, etc. Since the app can download videos directly to audio files, you can also use it to download music from YouTube to listen offline. What’s more, it supports batch downloading. Without further ado, let’s see how it works.
Step 1. Download iFunia YouTube Downloader and install it on your Mac. Go to SoundCloud and copy the link URL of the playlist that you’d like to convert to MP3.
Step 2. Go back to the downloader software and paste your copied URL into the URL box. If there is an unwanted track in the playlist, you can remove it from the download list by clicking the checkbox.
Step 3. In the Format field, there is a drop-down menu listing the available output audio and video formats. Select MP3 as the output format and choose the desired output quality such as 320 kbps and 128 kbps. Click the arrow down icon in the lower right corner, and the software will immediately start the process to download SoundCloud playlist to MP3.
You can use the same software, method and steps to convert any SoundCloud song to MP3.
For Windows users, iTube Studio can be used. Just like the Mac app mentioned above, this Windows app also download SoundCloud playlist to MP3 from link URL. The steps below will show you how to use it.
Step 1. Download and install iTube Studio on your PC. Visit SoundCloud, search the playlist you need to download, copy its URL.
Step 2. Open the software, click the Paste URL button and the URL will be automatically pasted. Click the Download button.
Step 3. Click the Save As dropdown menu and choose the Audio option. Click the green Download button, and let the app work its magic.
When it comes to converting SoundCloud playlist to MP3 without software, browser extensions can be a good choice. There are quite a few SoundCloud downloader extensions for Chrome, Firefox and Safari.
SoundCloud Downloader Free
SoundCloud Downloader Free is a highly rated Chrome extension that can convert individual tracks as well as SoundCloud playlist to MP3.
Step 1. Go to Chrome Web Store and search the said extension. Install it, and its icon will be added to the Chrome toolbar.
Step 2. Visit SoundCloud and open a playlist. One the right of the Add to Next up button, there is a Download button which won’t appear if you don’t install the said extension.
Step 3. Click the Download button, and the download will start. There is no need to choose output format because MP3 is the only format available.
If you don’t want to install any software, you can also use online tools. However, many SoundCloud playlist online downloaders or converters don’t work anymore. I’ve tested a dozen of online tools, and most of them stop working. Luckily, savefrom.net is still there to help.
Step 1. Go to https://en.savefrom.net/12-how-to-download-soundcloud-audio.html.
Step 2. Copy and paste SoundCloud playlist URL. As soon as you insert a link, all the tracks of the playlist will be listed, each with a Download MP3 button. You can click the buttons to download the desired songs to MP3 and just skip the ones that you don’t need.
All the recommended software and tools have their share of advantages. You can choose the one that is most suitable for you. Once you download your favorite SoundCloud playlists and songs to your computer, phone and tablet, you can listen to them offline without using Wi-Fi connection or data from your cell phone plan. What’s more, you can play the MP3 songs on whatever media players or devices you like.
Cheryl has been writing tutorials, reviews, and how-to articles on consumer apps since 2016. She specializes in multimedia products and is always testing on Mac, PC, and various devices.