Top 10 Useful SoundCloud Downloader (Test Results)

June 29, 2020

Do you have some songs or a playlist on SoundCloud that you would like to download for offline listening? To do this, you need a tool that allows you to download the songs from SoundCloud.

There are several tools that you can use for this purpose and in this article, we review the top 10.

Software

Online Service

Web Extension

Android

1. Musify Music Downloader (Paidware)

Musify is one of the best music downloaders in the business. With it, you can download individual songs, a whole album or entire playlists at a very high speed. The downloaded songs will also retain their original quality. It also allows you to download music and videos from thousands of other music and video streaming sites including YouTube, Spotify, MixCloud, Instagram, Vimeo, Facebook and so many more.

Musify

Price: 1-month plan: $9.95, 1-year plan: $19.95, lifetime plan: $29.95, family plan: $39.95

Pros

  • Considering its features, it offers the most competitive price as compared to other similar tools
  • The installation and setup process is very easy and fast
  • Its download speeds are unmatched
  • Besides SoundCloud, it supports the download of music and videos from thousands of other sites

Cons

  • It is a paid software

2. iMusic (Paidware)

Unlike most of the other tools we will see on this list, iMusic is more of a music management tool that can also be used to download music from streaming sites like SoundCloud. It can also be used to transfer music files between devices and iTunes/Mac/PC.

iMusic

Price: 1-year plan: $39.95, lifetime plan: $59.95, family plan: $149.88

Pros

  • It has a very high download speed and the quality of the downloaded song remains intact
  • It supports up to 3000 music sites
  • You can also use it to record music from your SoundCloud account
  • It automatically begins recording the music if it can’t find the song it its library

Cons

  • There were times when we were unable to download the test song. We kept getting the error message “we fail to analyze the source link.”
  • It is one of the most expensive programs we’ve come across
  • It was unable to successfully identify ID3 tags

3. AllToMP3 (Freeware)

AllToMP3 is a free music downloader program that you can use to download songs, playlists and albums from SoundCloud. It also supports the download of songs from other websites including YouTube, Deezer and Spotify.

AllToMP3

Price: Free

Pros

  • It is completely free to use

Cons

  • When we tested the program, it failed to download our test song. Every time we tried to download the song an “unknown error” popup appeared.
  • There isn’t a lot of information about the program on the website

4. ESFSoft SoundCloud Downloader (Freeware)

ESFSoft SoundCloud downloader is another great way to download songs from your SoundCloud account to your cloud. This desktop app is unique in that it also has playback features, allowing you to listen to the songs directly on the device.

ESFSoft SoundCloud Downloader

Price: Free

Pros

  • The original quality of the song is not lost during download
  • It is very efficient in downloading using the song’s URL or directly from SoundCloud

Cons

  • The software is unstable sometimes

You can also use an online tool to download songs from your SoundCloud account. The following are just the top online SoundCloud downloaders to choose from;

5. KlickAud (Online)

KlickAud is a very simple to use web-based SoundCloud downloader. To use it, all you have to do is copy the URL of the song you want to download and as soon as you hit “Download” this tool will very quickly convert the song to MP3 and then download it to your device. One of the things we love about this tool is the download speeds. It took just a few seconds to convert the song to MP3 and then download the song. It can also be used on most browsers even on Android devices’ web browser.

KlickAud

Pros

  • It has a very fast download process
  • It can also be used to download entire SoundCloud playlists

Cons

  • You may not be able to download all songs
  • It will not work on iOS devices

6. Forhub (Online)

Forhub is a free SoundCloud online downloader that also allows users to easily and very quickly download songs from SoundCloud to their devices. This tool is available on most browsers and even comes with an iOS app that you can use to download songs from SoundCloud on iOS devices. It is easy to use, although it is much slower than other online tools that we’ve tested.

Forhub

Pros

  • It supports multiple languages
  • It comes with an iOS app that you can link to your SoundCloud account

Cons

  • Too many adds when you try to use it
  • The download speeds were too low

7. ScloudDownloader (Online)

This SoundCloud downloader is also available for free on most browsers. One of the things we love about this one is the fact that it has one of the fastest download speeds of most online tools that we tested. The quality of the downloaded songs was also so good it is commendable. MP3 tracks could be downloaded in both 128Kbps and 320Kbps.

ScloudDownloader

Pros

  • It has a very fast download speed
  • The interface is very simple and easy to navigate
  • The quality of the downloaded MP3 tracks is very good

Cons

  • You may not be able to download all songs
  • You’ll have to deal with popup ads

8. SoundCloudtomp3 (Online)

As the name suggests, this is another online tool that you can use to download songs from SoundCloud in MP3 format. It does that very well, allowing you to very quickly convert the song to MP3 and then download it to your device. It is also very easy to use; all you have to do is paste the URL of the song you want to download into the program and the song will be converted to MP3 before being downloaded to your computer or device.

SoundCloud To MP3.app

Pros

  • It is compatible with both iOS and Android devices
  • It had a very fast download speed

Cons

  • Sometimes it experienced glitches and errors during download

You can also use a Chrome extension to download music from SoundCloud. There is only one that we would recommend though;

9. Spotify & Deezer Music Downloader (Web Extension)

Spotify™ & Deezer™ Music Downloader is a free Google Chrome extension that allows users to very easily download music from streaming sites like SoundCloud. All you have to do to use it is install the extension to Chrome and when you open SoundCloud you will see a download icon next to the song you want to download.

Spotify & Deezer Music Downloader

Pros

  • It is free to use
  • Setting it up is very easy

Cons

  • Since it doesn’t actually download the music from SoundCloud and will instead look for the song in numerous online MP3 libraries, it is likely that you may not be able to download all songs.
  • You can’t download and entire playlist.
  • It changes the title of the downloaded song, making it very hard to find the song.

10. iTubeGo for Android (Android)

If you would like to download the SoundCloud playlist to your Android device, then we recommend using iTubeGo for Android. Once installed on your device, this app will allow you to download a single song or an entire playlist from SoundCloud. The following are some of the features that make it the best SoundCloud downloader for Android;

Pros

  • Apart from SoundCloud, the app can be used to download music and videos from more than 1000 websites including YouTube, Vimeo, Spotify, Facebook and more
  • It is 100% free to use
  • It is very easy to use; all you have to do is open the SoundCloud app on your device and locate the song you want to download, hit “Share” and the choose “Download with iTubeGo”
  • The quality of the downloaded song will remain the same
  • It can also be used to download an entire playlist

Pros

  • The App is unavailable in Google Play
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