How to Download Pandora Music to MP3

Can you download MP3 files from Pandora? Can I download music from Pandora to my MP3 player?

Pandora is a great online music service that lets you create custom radio stations based on genres of music, artists, music albums, and even specific songs. Pandora is free to use, users can upgrade to a mid-tier Pandora Plus subscription or a top-tier Pandora Premium subscription for ad-free listening. With Pandora Premium, users can also play an unlimited amount of music offline while Pandora Plus members can enjoy unlimited skips and some offline listening.

No matter which tiers you have, you can only play individual songs, albums, or stations within the Pandora app. Even if Pandora Premium users can listen to Pandora content in offline mode. However, the downloaded files are encrypted in AAC file format and are not playable on other devices without the Pandora app.

Download Pandora songs to MP3

As we all know, MP3 is the most popular audio file format and it can play on pretty much any device and operating system. If you can download Pandora music to MP3, so that you are able to play Pandora songs on an MP3 player or other devices freely. In this article, we pick out the best Pandora to MP3 Converter that can help you download music from Pandora to MP3 without a Pandora subscription. Let's check it out.

Tool You'll Need - Macsome Pandora Music to MP3 Downloader

Macsome Pandora Music Downloader is a multifunctional Pandora Converter for both Pandora subscribers and free users. It is specially designed to download tracks, albums, artists, playlists, and podcasts from Pandora at up to 10x faster speed. Additionally, it can also convert Pandora music to MP3 and other popular audio formats, including AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, and ALAC with original output quality.

What's more, with Macsome Pandora Music Downloader, you can keep main ID3 tag info in the downloaded Pandora MP3 files. After that, you can listen to Pandora playlists or albums offline on any device without ads. Let's have a look at the main features of Macsome Pandora Music Downloader.

Macsome Pandora Music Downloader box

Key Features of Macsome Pandora Music Downloader

  • Download Pandora songs, albums, playlists, and podcasts with free accounts.
  • Convert Pandora music to MP3 / AAC / WAV / FLAC / AIFF / ALAC.
  • Support batch conversion and up to 10x faster conversion speed.
  • Keep original output quality and ID3 tag information after conversion.
  • Transfer Music from Pandora to MP3 player, iPod, iPad, USB, etc.
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How to Download Pandora Music to MP3 Step by Step

Macsome Pandora Music Downloader is fully compatible with the latest Windows and Mac operating systems. You can choose the correct version and install it on your computer. Now follow the steps below to learn how to convert Pandora songs to MP3 by using Macsome Pandora Music Downloader.

Step 1. Sign in to Pandora Music Web Player

With the embedded Pandora web player, you don't have to install the Pandora app separately. If you are already a Pandora user, you can enter existing log-in credentials, or you can create a new account.

Login Pandora web player

Step 2. Set MP3 as the Output Format

Go to set the output parameters by clicking on the "Settings" icon in the bottom left-hand corner. In the Settings window, you can choose MP3 from the output format drop-down list. For better audio quality, you need to continue to adjust the bit rate and sample rate. Besides, you can also select the output file name and output organized way to sort the downloaded Pandora MP3 files as you like.

Set MP3 as the output format

Step 3. Import Pandora Songs or Podcasts

Specifies the target playlists or podcasts you want to download to MP3, and hit on the blue "Click to add" button. All the selected files will be loaded. Tick off the songs you'd like to convert.

Add Pandora Music

Step 4. Start to Download Pandora Music to MP3

Finally, click the "Convert" button in the bottom-right corner, the Pandora music will start to download to MP3.

Start to Convert Pandora Music to MP3

When the conversion is finished, you can find the downloaded list from the "Converted" option. Mouse over of the tracks, a folder icon will appear, then click on it, you will be directed to the output folder where you save the downloaded Pandora MP3 files on your computer.

find the converted Pandora music in MP3 format


  • Macsome Pandora Music Downloader is for private use only.
  • You should not use it to distribute or pirate music.


The above is how you can download music from Pandora to MP3 with ease. No matter which subscription plans you have, you can get MP3 files from Pandora music with Macsome Pandora Music Downloader easily. In other words, by using Macsome Pandora Music Downloader, you can download Pandora tracks or podcasts to MP3 with a Pandora free account. In this way, you can get offline Pandora music files playback on any portable device.

Note: The free trial version of the Macsome Pandora Music Downloader allows you to convert the first minute of each song. If you want to unlock the time limitation and get the full version, you can choose to purchase a license.

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