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How to Stream High Quality Music on Spotify


Spotify brings us more streaming music enjoyment. You can play Spotify Music with your computer, web player, your iPhone or iPad or Android, and so on. We can plainly know that unless you subscribe Spotify Premium service, you can enjoy the high quality Spotify Music, or you can only enjoy the 160kbit/s or less.

According to the devices you have, the audio quality of Spotify are different:

The desktop app's standard quality is Ogg Vorbis 160kbit/s. The premium subscribers can choose to switch on High quality streaming, which uses 320kbit/s:

1. The web player's standard quality is AAC 128kbit/s, and 256kbit/s for Premium.

2. On your iPhone or iPad or Android, you can choose from the following audio quality settings in the Ogg Vorbis format:

3. On Chrome, the Standard quality for streaming Spotify with Chromecast is AAC 128kbit/s, and 256kbit/s for Premium.

4. Sometimes users like to play Spotify music by default, however this default one is not the best. They don't realize that they can play the high quality music with some audio settings.

In the following we will show you how to stream high quality music on Spotify.

Get the High Quality Spotify Music with Spotify Premium

If you are Spotify Free users, you can only play the standard quality files with Ogg Vorbis 160kbit/s on desktop. While you subscribed the Spotify premium subscription, you can choose to switch on High quality streaming, which uses 320kbit/s on desktop.

The setting process is very simple, as following:

Step 1. Click the arrow in the top-right corner and select Settings.

Step 2. Under Music Quality, switch High quality streaming (Premium only) on, or off.

Set High Quality Streaming

Tips to Save the High Quality Spotify files for Spotify Free user

As Spotify Free users, they can't download music files for offline playing like Spotify Premium user. When you don't have internet, how to still playing Spotify music? If you download them, there is no need to worry about the internet or other accidents.

Don't worry, the following guide will help both Spotify Free and Premium users to download potify music playlist with high quality kept.

Macsome Spotify Downloader is an all-in-one Spotify music downloader and audio conversion tool, which supports downloading Spotify music, playlists, Podcasts and so on, and convert them to MP3, AAC, FLAC and WAV formats with excellent output quality.

First, click to free download the latest version of Macsome Spotify Downloader, install and launch it on your computer, and Spotify application will open automatically at the same time.

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Step 1. Add Spotify Music to the program

Click "+" icon to manually drag & drop any music file or playlist from Spotify into the program, then press "OK" button to add them.

Add Spotify Songs

Step 2. Choose the output Format

Click the setting button to select the output format among MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, and ALAC. You can also choose output quality up to 320kbps.

Set the output format

Step 3. Start Downloading Spotify Music

Click the "Convert" button to begin the Spotify to MP3 downloading process.

Start to download Spotify to MP3

After conversion, you can find the downloaded Spotify music files in the Converted panel and backup them freely with high quality.

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