How to Burn Tidal Music to CD
Tidal is a music streaming service offering over 70 million ad-free songs, known for offering audios in CD-quality with a Hi-Fi subscription. It would be the most cost-effective way to get CDs if you could burn Tidal music to CD. Nevertheless, all the songs that Tidal offers are protected in a proprietary format, which prevents you from downloading them to your local drive, let alone burning Tidal music to CD. Is there any workaround to make it? Absolutely yes!
Though it’s impossible to directly burn Tidal music to CD, you can turn to Tidabie to convert Tidal music to MP3 format and then burn the converted .mp3 files to CD by WMP or iTunes. What is Tidabie? Next we are going to introduce the simple yet powerful tool to you and show you how to use it to convert Tidal music to MP3 step by step so that you can burn Tidal music to CD by WMP or iTunes.
Now let’s move on and get more details.
Tidabie is a popular tool to convert Tidal music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF format. It works for both Tidal premium and Hi-Fi subscribers and is available in both Windows and Mac versions. It’s fully compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10 and macOS 10.11-11 Big Sur.
Tidabie is a 100% clean and safe program. It requires no need to install any extra app, including the Tidal app. You can rip Tidal music to your local computer in five simple steps, and it keeps Hi-Fi audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion.
Tidal Music Converter is a user-friendly tool. What you need to do is to import Tidal music to the program, choose MP3 as the output format, customize the output path, and then export the Tidal music to the local drive as MP3 files. Here’s the step-by-step tutorial:
STEP 1 Log in to your Tidal account.
Open Tidabie Tidal Music Converter and click the Log in button to log in to your Tidal account.
STEP 2 Choose MP3 as the output format and customize the output path.
Click the gear icon on the upper right corner. Here you can choose the output format (Auto/MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF), select the output quality, designate the output path, sort out the converted Tidal music by Artist, Album, Artist/Album or Album/Artist or none.
1) The ripped Tidal music would be saved to C:\Users\User Name\Documents\Tidabie Tidal Music Converter by default.
2) To export Tidal music as MP3 files, please select MP3 as the output format.
STEP 3 Add Tidal music to Tidabie.
Open an album, artist or playlist, click the Add icon floating on the interface to add Tidal music to Tidabie.
All the Tidal songs are selected by default. Uncheck the box beside its title if you don’t want to export certain songs in the list.
STEP 4 Convert Tidal Music to MP3.
Click the Convert button and Tidabie would start converting the Tidal music to MP3 format. Currently, Tidabie supports ripping Tidal music at 10X faster conversion speed.
STEP 5 Find the MP3 Tidal music on the local drive.
Once the conversion is done, click the History icon on the upper right corner and you’ll see all the Tidal music that have been converted successfully. Go to the output folder set in Step 2 and you’ll find all of them in MP3 format on the local drive.
Now that you’ve got Tidal music as .mp3 files, you can burn Tidal music to CD by the most popular ways – Windows Media Player or iTunes.
Method 1 By Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player (WMP) is a media player developed by Microsoft used on Windows operating system. Besides, it can be used to burn music to CD:
1. Insert a blank CD.
2. Open Windows Media Player and click on the Burn tab on the upper right.
3. Drag and drop the Tidal music to the right panel to create a burn list.
Note: If you want to change the order of the Tidal music from the burn list, just drag them up or down in the list. If you want to remove a Tidal song from the burn list, simply right-click the song, and then select Remove from list. If you want to burn all the Tidal music to one disc, please make sure there’s enough space in the disc. Otherwise, you may need a second disc to burn the remaining music.
4. Click Start burn.
Method 2 By iTunes
iTunes is a media player developed by Apple Inc available on both Windows and macOS operating systems. It’s also a useful tool to burn music to CD:
1. Open iTunes.
2. Click File > New > Playlist.
3. Drag and drop the Tidal songs to the newly created playlist.
4. Insert a blank CD.
5. Click File > Burn Playlist to Disc > Burn.
Tidal is a music streaming service offering audios in a proprietary format. To burn Tidal music to CD, the first step you should do is to convert Tidal music to a common format like MP3. Tidabie is a perfect solution to export Tidal music as MP3 files to your local computer. It keeps lossless output audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion. When you get Tidal music in MP3 format, you can then easily burn them to CD by Windows Media Player or iTunes.
The Tidal tool is a shareware. It enables users to convert the first three minutes of each audio file for sample testing and requires a license to unlock the full version. It's recommended to download Tidabie to test whether it meets your need and then decide whether you’d like to get it or not.