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Have you ever wanted to download audio files like music on SoundCloud?

Well, if you don’t know how, we are here to show you.

SoundCloud is the largest community to find your favourite artistes, bands, and podcasters.

The site is used by many for reasons such as uploading music, listening to favourite DJ and viewing the latest stream.

It’s also used for meeting new artistes. 

Although it has many competitors, people still love to use the music streaming site. 

However, SoundCloud has limited access.

Not all songs are accessible for users to download except those in which the artiste enabled download.

An artist can enable or disenable the download option through their track permission tab.

Also, if you don’t have a SoundCloud Pro account, you can only be able to stream and not download.

However, we will show you alternative ways to download from SoundCloud when download option has been disabled.

To download from SoundCloud, we have put together several steps and options to download without subscribing to SoundCloud Pro account.

Step 1

The first step to downloading from SoundCloud is to create a SoundCloud account.

You can get a SoundCloud app from any app store; Apple store or Google store.

After downloading, install the app to create an account.

You can also go directly to the SoundCloud website to create an account.

In creating an account, we will share below step by step process to follow.

How to open a SoundCloud account 

  • Go to SoundCloud.com on your chrome browser or download the app on your mobile device.
  • Click on “Create an account.”
  • It brings out several options to select from: Continue with Facebook; Continue with Google; Continue with Apple; or enter your email.
  • Select on any option of your choice or fill in your email.
  • After filling in the necessary details, it creates a format box where you fill in details like your age and gender.
  • Click on the “Continue” button to move on.
  • After, it asks for a display name; in which you fill any name of your choice.
  • Click on “Get Started”, your account is created.

Note: You need to create an account because some SoundCloud downloaders require you to come back to the SoundCloud app or website.

Step 2

After you’ve created an account, you can stream free songs and audios. If you are interested in downloading, you can download tracks by clicking the download file button.

However, not all tracks or songs would download. Some uploaders have disabled downloads through the file permission tab. 

A download file button means listeners are enabled to copy of original file format. If you don’t see the button, the uploader did not intend for it to be downloadable. 

Also, you can only download individual tracks; however, the playlist is not accessible for download.

As said, it is impossible to download directly from the SoundCloud app on your phone. 

But there is an exception.

We bring to yo SoundCloud Downloader.

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What is Soundcloud downloader?

SoundCloud Downloaders are used to help download from SoundCloud for cases in which download options are not available.

However, we have listed a series of ways to use SoundCloud downloaders to download from SoundCloud.

SoundcloudToMp3

With the downloader, you can convert and download music in high-quality mp3 format. The free web app does not require any registration, it is user friendly, and it provides an easy way to download songs from SoundCloud in a few seconds.

How to use SoundCloudToMp3

  • To use the downloader, login to your SoundCloud account.
  • Search for the song or playlist of your choice
  • Then, copy the URL of the song or playlist of your choice.
  • In the web downloader, SoundCloud downloader, a box is provided to paste the URL of any music to download.
  • After pasting it, click on the “search button.”
  • It brings out the song, and when you click on the download. Within seconds with a good internet connection, you are done.

GenMp3

It is a SoundCloud playlist downloader that allows you to download free songs, audio track, podcast or playlist of your choice from SoundCloud. It will download in an Mp3 on your phone, laptop or computer. Also, it is very simple to use and straightforward.

How to use GenMp3

  • Copy the URL of any playlist, music or track of your choice
  • Go the official site of GenMp3
  • You will see a search box with the statement “search or enter any SoundCloud URL to download”. Insert the necessary info, a URL or a search word or phrase.
  • Then click on the search button
  • It brings out the search of your choice, click on download

Save the video

The video downloader can also serve as a music downloader. it can download music and audio from SoundCloud, TikTok and other video and music sites. Also it can add it as an extension to chrome as it is a SoundCloud downloader chrome. Te website is simple to use and it allows you download from SoundCloud for free.

How to use Savethevideo  as a chrome extension from downloading on SoundCloud

  • Go to “home” on your chrome
  • Search for extensions and type on SoundCloud music downloader
  • Click on add extension, it adds to your extension icon on the top right of your screen
  • To start using it, go to your SoundCloud app or open SoundCloud.com
  • Open any music or song of your choice
  • Click on the extension icon
  • It opens a page, click on the green button
  • And then it downloads

Xposed installer app (SoundCloud downloader for Androids)

Some developers; Skyguy126 and Stirante have developed a SoundCloud downloader for Androids.

 It is an Xposed module  is a SoundCloud downloader app that helps you to download directly from the SoundCloud app. Also, it is a SoundCloud free download that allows you to download your songs for free. To use the SoundCloud downloader, here are the steps to follow. 

How to install SoundCloud downloader

  • Open the Xposed installer app.
  • Go to the download section at the right-hand navigation.
  • Tap on the search icon and search for SoundCloud.
  • Download the latest version of downloader from the series of options.
  • When you are done, activate the download and reboot to finish off.

To set up

  • Launch the SoundCloud downloader. You can decide to change the location of your downloads or make an adjustment to other settings.

To use

  • To continue, go back to your official SoundCloud app, click on any music of your choice.
  • Click the three buttons on the music interface and select download.
  • The song automatically converts to Mp3 and goes to the location you chose for downloads.

SOUNDCLOUD++ (SoundCloud  downloader for iPhone)

The way Android users can’t download directly from SoundCloud, same with iPhone users. 

Below is a SoundCloud downloader app to download songs from SoundCloud to your phone.

SOUNDCLOUD++ downloader is a third-party app that helps to save audio from SoundCloud to your iPhone.  

How to install SOUNDCLOUD++

To download SOUNDCLOUD++, you require a computer, Cydia impactor. Cydia impactor helps to install an iOS application.

  • Obtain an IPA version
  • Connect your iPhone to the computer
  • Launch Cydia impactor
  • Drag and drop SoundCloud++.ipa to Impactor
  • Enter your Apple ID and password

To set up

  • Unlock your iPhone to see a new app, SoundCloud
  • Open Settings, and go to General> profile.
  • Click on your email address and press “trust.”
  • Go back to the home screen and open SoundCloud (you see the download button and a new section below)

To use

  • Pick a song of your choice or audio.
  • Click the three dots for option.
  • Click on “Download track.”

Yes, it is that easy. The audio tracks automatically save to the location you choose. 

Concluding, We hope you were able to use the steps to download from SoundCloud as the SoundCloud downloaders would allow you to listen to any audio or song offline.

 

 

 

 

Agbaje Naomi is a writer at Techuncode. At first, she wasn't so keen on tech. But over the past month, working with Techuncode has opened her to a whole new level of tech-smart. Naomi believes that writing is where you pour those raging thoughts about a subject. If Naomi is not writing she is probably watching a movie or looking for something productive to do.

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