Streaming is all the rage these days, but there's nothing like having a local music collection to tap anywhere, anytime, with any device with storage and a headphone jack – regardless of whether you have an internet connection or a streaming subscription that's on offline listening
Unfortunately, downloading a song is sometimes not as easy as handing over a dollar. Take SoundCloud, for example. First and foremost an on-demand service, it relies on people streaming music through both the ad-compromised website and the mobile application (available for Android and iOS).
The other part of the income comes from people who subscribe to the $ 12 per month Unlimited membership to listen without being interrupted by an ad and for offline access via his mobile client. But let's face it: that's an awful lot to save a song that the artist offers to his fans for free.
So, how exactly do you download songs from SoundCloud? There are two ways: you can search for the small download icon in the bottom left corner of the track you are listening to, or you can route the URL through an online extractor. Let's take a closer look at them, starting with the first.
The Official Way to Download Songs from SoundCloud
SoundCloud offers its artists the ability to make their tracks downloadable. However, the feature is not without limitations, the most important being that you only have the option to download only one track at a time ̵
To download an artist-sanctioned song from SoundCloud, just press the Download button below the track. It should be under the comments box. If it is missing, it is because it is not marked as available for download by the creator.
The unofficial way to download songs from SoundCloud
If you can't find the option to download the song you want to save. locally from SoundCloud, you need to use an alternative method – which is to execute the URL via an online extractor to retrieve the audio file from the company's server.
Before going into details, we note that we do not intend to use this tool for illegal acts, such as piracy; we only share it for the purpose of helping honest, law-abiding citizens download their favorite free listening music for offline use.
That's a way out, here's what you need to do:
] Step 1: Find a track you want to download from SoundCloud and copy the URL from the address bar at the top of your browser.
Step 2: Go to the KlickAud website.
Step 3 : Paste the URL and click the Download button.
Now that you've formed a collection of music on your desktop, you want to transfer it to your smartphone for easy access on the go. Not sure where to start? We have a handy guide to take you through it. Android user? You need these.