How to Download Losslessly FLAC from Tidal

Tidal, a music streaming service, promises to provide better content of playlists, video series, podcasts, and music journalists. And the service has changed the plan. There will be no more Tidal 3 months free. Instead, it is now devided into Tidal Free, Tidal HiFi, and Tidal Plus to attact more new users for free and to let people know which is best. It distinguishes itself from other music platforms by offering FLAC lossless audio codec, for HiFi subscribers.

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What's High Fidelity (HiFi)?

Tidal HiFi audios are CD-quality lossless FLAC files (16bit / 44.1kHz), the purest streamings, 4.4 times the bitrate of the highest Standard Definition streams offered by other streaming services.

Theoretically, when streaming Tidal HiFi audios to your ears, there's no data loss from its recordings. In other words, your brain will decode plenty of data from 16bit / 44.1kHz audios, the more crisp streamings. While in practical use, you'll need to equip your ears with some high-class earbuds or players, as well as a steady Internet connection.

How to Download Losslessly FLAC from Tidal to PC/Mac?

HiFi audios usually consume up to 5.5 MB of data per min during online streaming, so downloading Tidal HiFi music to play offline should be a better choice for most. However, when downloading FLAC from Tidal to the computer, you'll be puzzled, as the "downloaded" audios are saved only within the Tidal app (instead of local drive), which are more like the cache. To download these encoded Tidal FLAC Music to a PC or Mac computer, you will need a music tool, Tidabie Tidal Music Converter, to decode Tidal Music to regular FLAC files.

What's Tidabie Tidal Music Converter?

Tidabie Tidal Music Converter is a reliable music helper, specially designed to download and convert Tidal Free & HiFi Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC at up to 10X faster speed. Integrated with the outstanding recording core, Tidabie makes it possible to download Tidal Music to FLAC losslessly for HiFi subscribers. Moreover, it supports preserving ID3 tags and sorting out the downloaded Tidal Music by Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist.

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Tidabie Tidal Music Converter

  • Support Tidal Free and Tidal HiFi users.
  • Download Tidal Music to the computer.
  • Convert Tidal tracks to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC format.
  • Keep Hi-Fi audio quality.
  • Retain ID3 tags after conversion.
  • Free updates & technical support.

Quick Guide to Download FLAC from Tidal to Computer

To download Tidal Music to FLAC losslessly, you just need to follow a few steps on Tidabie Tidal Music Converter. Currently, Tidabie is compatible with Windows & Mac systems, please download the correct program before getting started.

STEP 1 Open Tidabie and Log in to Your Tidal Account

Launch Tidabie and click the "Log in" button on the left corner to log in to your Tidal account.

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STEP 2 Choose FLAC as the Output Format

Click the "Settings" icon on the upper right corner. Here you can choose the "FLAC" as the output format for Tidal songs. Plus, you can also sort out the downloaded FLAC Tidal songs by Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist. If you want them to be saved in the same folder, just choose "None".

STEP 3 Add Tidal Music to Tidabie

Open an album, artist, or playlist directly on Tidabie, then click the blue "Add to list" button floating on the right side and select the Tidal Music that you’d like to save as FLAC.

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STEP 4 Convert Tidal songs to FLAC

Click the "Convert Now" button and then Tidabie will start downloading FLAC audio from Tidal to local PC/Mac at 10X faster speed.

STEP 5 Find the Downloaded Tidal Music in FLAC Format

Once the conversion is done, you can click the "History" icon on the upper right corner or simply go to the output folder you set in Step 2 to find the well-downloaded Tidal songs in FLAC format.



When you try to download Tidal HiFi Music to the computer, you'll find that the "downloaded" audios are only readable within the Tidal app. If you want to truly download Tidal Music to FLAC on a PC or Mac computer, the easiest way is to turn to Tidabie – a simple yet efficient tool to convert Tidal songs to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC. Currently, Tidabie provides the free trial version for you to test, just do not hesitate and give it a shot!

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