Download/Change Cover Art of Tidal Music


By Jacqueline Swift

Updated on: May 16, 2024

Category: Resources

Unlike Spotify Music, Amazon Music, or other music services, Tidal Music imposes restraints on changing cover art, albeit easy to download cover images. We can rarely find a solution to change the cover image of Tidal Music tracks by searching online since you are not allowed to. In this article, we will guide you on how to download high-quality cover art from Tidal Music and how to change the cover art of Tidal Music tracks. Let's step into the detailed guidance.

Download/Change Cover Art of Tidal Music

Part 1: Download High-Quality(1280px) Cover Art from Tidal Web

Users suffer a lot from downloading high-quality cover art when running other streaming music apps. However, for Tidal users, you have such good fortune over this thing. Tidal enables its users to save the cover images directly from the Tidal Music web player. Since the Tidal Free plan is available, even if you are subscribed to other streaming music services, you can get the cover image from Tidal.

Step 1: Open Tidal Music web player via a website browser. Please note that the Tidal Music app is not available.

Step 2: Open a playlist or album, then right-click on its cover, and choose "Save image as" to download the cover image in the original size.

Step 3: To download a cover image of a song, play it then click on its title at the bottom left. Next, right-click on its cover, and choose "Save image as" to download the cover image. The cover images are generally 1280px.

download high-quality cover from tidal web

Part 2: Change the Cover Art of Tidal Songs

The cover images of Tidal songs are not changeable unless you get help from a third-party tool. Firstly, you should download songs from Tidal to local files with cover art, then you can freely change their cover images.

Tidabie Tidal Music Converter has been hailed as the prominent extractor for Tidal users, which smoothly downloads Tidal songs to local PC with its original quality in common formats, such as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, and ALAC format.

After downloading Tidal Music to unencrypted files with cover art, then we replace the original cover art as we like.

Box of Tidabie Tidal Music Converter

Tidabie Tidal Music Converter

  • Download Tidal songs/albums/playlists/podcasts locally.
  • Convert Tidal tracks to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC.
  • Preserve HiFi/Master audio quality and ID3 tags.
  • 10x download speed & batch download multiple playlists.
  • Offer tools of Format Converter, Tag Edit, etc.
  • Enjoy Tidal music on WMP and other music players.
  • Keep Tidal downloads forever after the subscription ends.

Step 1: Download and install Tidabie Tidal Music Converter on your Windows PC or Mac. Select a download mode on the main interface. The beiggest difference between them is that the app mode can save Master quality at 5x or 1x (for Mac) the speed, while the web player mode can save up to HiFi quality at up to 10x fast speed. Then log in to Tidal with either Tidal Free, Tidal Hi-Fi or Tidal HiFi Plus.

open tidal music converter

Step 2: In the bottom let corner, hit on the "settings" tab. Then adjust the output parameters, such as the output folder, bit rate, sample rate, output folder, output file name(ID3 tags), and output organized setting. Tidabie downloads Tidal songs with cover art and other tags by default.

To download songs in the same order as the playlist, select "Playlist Index" in the Output File Name setting, and set "Playlist in the Output Organized setting.

  • Conversion Mode: Intelligent Mode, Tidal Record/Web Download, YouTube Download
  • Output Format: Auto, MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC
  • Bit Rate: 320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps
  • Sample Rate: 44.1KHz, 48KHz, 96KHz, 192KHz
  • Output File Name: Track Number, Title, Artist, Album, Playlist Index, Year
  • Output Organized (way): None, Playlist, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist, Playlist/Artist, Playlist/Album
set up tidal music output format

Step 3: To add Tidal songs to convert, you can directly drag and drop the track/playlist/album to Tidabie under the app mode, or open the song/playlist/album on the web player and click on "Click to add" under the web player mode. Then on the popup, tick off the songs you'd like to convert and click on the "Add" button.

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Step 4: The "Convert" button allows you to take immediate action while "Add More" helps you add more tracks from other playlists before a batch conversion. Songs from Tidal Music will be batch converted into common formats. After the conversion, you can transfer them to mobile devices or programs for offline playback freely. Now we can change the cover art without restrictions.

tidal music to local pc

Step 5: Start iTunes on your computer. Then drag and drop the downloaded Tidal songs to a music playlist on iTunes.

add tidal music to itunes

Step 6: Once the Tidal Music tracks are imported to the iTunes playlist, right-click on it. Then tap on "Song Info" in the pull-down list.

edit tidal music tags

Step 7: Under the "Artwork" column, click on the "Add Artwork" button. Then you can locate an image on your local PC. Navigate to a picture you like and apply the change by clicking "OK" to finish.

add artwork to tidal music

In no likelihood, you can directly change the cover art of Tidal songs without any help. Tidabie Tidal Music Converter achieves a fleet and effective conversion of Tidal songs and makes it possible to change the covert images of the Tidal Music tracks. In addition, the conversion brings you offline playback even with a Tidal Free plan. When downloading songs from Tidal with Tidabie, except for the cover art, other ID3 tags like title, album, artist, year, genre, and track number are saved completely. What's a fabulous bonus! Have a free trial now!


Jacqueline Swift | Senior Writer

Jacqueline is an experienced writer and a passionate music aficionado with over 5 years of experience in the industry. She provides in-depth reviews and valuable insights on leading music platforms, as well as practical guidance for playing music across various devices in her articles.
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