There are numerous tools that you can use to download the songs from SoundCloud on to your computer and continue to listen to them even if you are not in the vicinity of your Wi-Fi router.
In this article, we take a look at 7 of these tools along with their pros and cons to help you decide which one is best for you.
1. Musify Music Downloader – Our Recommendation
Musify Music Downloader is designed to download tracks and playlists from SoundCloud easily. It uses the minimum resources on your system and hence it doesn’t slow your computer down as other software do. It supports to download music from other popular websites including YouTube, Soundcloud, Spotify, YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, and a number of other sites.
- It supports to download tracks and playlists of SoundCloud.
- It offers richer and steadier features than some of the other tools in the market at a fraction of the prevailing market price.
- It also has a very fast download speed (the fastest we’ve seen) and the downloaded song doesn’t lose its quality.
- It can be used to download music from SoundCloud as well as from thousands of other music and video sharing sites including Spotify, YouTube, Vimeo and so many more.
- It is a paid program
How to Download Soundcloud Music Using Musify
Download and install the software here:
Step 1 Get the Song’s URL
Go to the Soundcloud website and open the song you want to download. Copy the song’s URL from the address bar.
Step 2 Paste URL
Click on the Paste URL button in Musify portal and paste the song’s URL you copied from Soundcloud.
Step 3 Download
Hit the Download button and your desired song will be downloaded and saved to your device.
AlLtoMP3 is a software designed to download media from YouTube, Soundcloud, and Spotify. It can download individual songs as well as playlists and albums. Once the file is downloaded, install it. After the software has been installed on your computer, all you need to do is copy the URL of the song, playlist, or album you want to download and paste it in AlltoMP3 and it will download it for you.
- It is a free program.
- We kept getting an error when we pasted some of the SoundCloud URLs to download the songs. This could be because the tool doesn’t actually download the songs from SoundCloud, but tries to match the in the numerous online MP3 libraries and may fail to locate a particular song.
- We couldn’t find a lot of information about this program online.
MediaHuman is primarily a YouTube video converter but works fine with Soundcloud as well. The cool thing about it is that it downloads any updates to a playlist that you have downloaded using it. The download process is fairly easy. Just get the URL of the content to be downloaded and paste it in MediaHuman and hit the Download button and the content will be saved to your computer.
- The installation process for this program is quick and easy.
- It supports the download of videos in ultra-high resolutions like 4K and even 8K
- Apart from downloading a single song, you can use it to download entire playlists and even channels
- It supports various output formats
- There are times when the download fails. We tried to download a particular song several times, but MediaHuman wouldn’t detect the song from the URL we provided.
- Doesn’t support to download SoundCloud playlist.
Keepvid is an online service that makes downloading media from any website easy and the best part is that you don’t need to download or install any app for it. Simply go to the website to download any song from Soundcloud. The process is very easy. First of all, copy the song’s URL from Soundcloud. Then go to keepvid online youtube converter. Paste the copied URL in the bar on the top of the website and click Download. The song will be downloaded and saved to your device.
- It is completely free to use
- It is available online and you therefore don’t need to install any program or service to your computer
- The download process was very slow
- There are very few choices when it comes to output formats and video quality
- You have to contend with a lot of ads, some of them inappropriate
KlickAud is a simple to use web-based SoundCloud downloader. It is extremely easy to use; all you have to is enter the URL of the SoundCloud song that you want to download and once you hit the “Download” button, this online tool will convert the song to MP3 and download it to your computer.
- The download process is very fast and easy
- Unlike most other similar online tools, it can be used to download SoundCloud playlists
- It sometimes fails to download some songs
- It is not compatible with iOS
Spotify™ & Deezer™ Music Downloader is a free Google Chrome extension that allows users to very easily download songs from SoundCloud and other music sharing sites like Spotify and Deezer. It is very easy to install and even easier to use. You just need to search for it on the Chrome store and install it. Then the next time you open SoundCloud, you will see a “Download” button next to the songs. Click on this button and the song will be downloaded to your computer.
- It is completely free to use
- Setting up this extension is very easy
- Rather than download music from SoundCloud directly, this tool tries to find the song in MP3 libraries online. You may therefore be unable to download some of the songs in SoundCloud.
- It doesn’t support the download of playlists or multiple songs at the same time
- The tool also changes the title of the downloaded song so that it can be hard to determine which song has been downloaded
iTubeGo for Android is a free Android app that you can use to download songs from SoundCloud and other music and video sharing sites directly on to your device. The quality of the songs that you download using this app will be of very high quality and you can use it to download an individual song or an entire playlist.
- It is completely free to use.
- It comes with a built-in browser to make searching for the song you want to download quick and easy. You don’t have to copy and paste links.
- It allows for batch downloading.
- It is not yet available on the Google Play Store.