Online Tutorial of Macsome Tidal Music Downloader for Mac

Macsome Tidal Music Downloader for Mac is an excellent Tidal Music Converter. With it, Any Tidal user can download Tidal music on Mac with up to HiFi and Master (MQA) quality. Furthermore, it can also convert Tidal tracks, albums, and playlists to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF and ALAC with ID3 tags preserved.

It allows you to download music from the Tidal app or Tidal web player. You can drag and drop playlist from the Tidal app to Macsome directly and get the local Tidal audio files with HiFi or Master quality retained. With a built-in Tidal Web Player, you don't have to install Tidal application on your Mac, just log into Tidal account and download music from Tidal at up to 10x faster speed. Please refer to the following detailed tutorial to learn how to use Macsome Tidal Music Downloader on your Mac.

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Part 1: How to Register Macsome Tidal Downloader for Mac?

Before started, download, install and launch Macsome Tidal Music Downloader for Mac. Just log into your Tidal account, then you can add music from the Tidal web player and start to convert easily.

Step 1: You can hit on the "Sign In" from the left menu. Besides, you can also click the icon on the top-right user interface, and choose "Register" option in the drop-down list, you will get the following registration window.

Register tidal Downloader for mac

Step 2: Copy and paste the registration Email and Key into the registration popup dialog, then click "Register."

Please Note: The license information is case sensitive. And, please do not add blank at the beginning or the end of the word.

Part 2: How to Download Tidal Music and Playlist?

Macsome Tidal Music Downloader provides two download modes, which let you download music from the Tidal app or through the Tidal web player. By default, you'll open the Tidal web plaer mode. To change the download mode, please click the "Settings" in the lower left. From the "Convert Option" option, you can choose to download songs from Tidal App or Tidal Music web player.

Differences between the two download modes:
Record music from Tidal App: Download music at 1X speed; keep HiFi/Master quality.
Record music from Tidal Web Player: Download Tidal HiFi music at 10X speed, keep HiFi audio quality.
startup page of Macsome Tidal Music Downloader

Step 1. Set the Output Formats and Other Parameters

Click on the "Settings" on the lower-left corner of the window. There you can change the Output Format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), Bit Rate (320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps), Sample Rate, and output path, and more as your requirements. The Output File Name section allows you to rename the output files with a series of options, while the Output Organized section gives you options to sort the output files into folders, such as Playlist, Album, and Artist.

Please Note: If you wish to export Tidal music with the original sound quality, including HiFi or Master, please select "Auto" from the Output Format.
Set the output format

Step 2. Add Tidal Music and Playlists

Search for your favorite Tidal songs on the Tidal web player, open a playlist you'd like to download, and click the "Click to add" button.

Add Tidal music

Macsome will parse the playlist link.

Add Tidal music to download in batch

Click the "Add" button to import the whole playlst into Macsome directly. If you want to add more songs, choose the "Add" button and repeat the adding step.

Add Tidal music to download in batch

Step 3. Start Tidal Music Conversion

Click "Convert" button to start converting the Tidal music to the output format you chosen.

convert tidal music to mp3

When the conversion finished, you can find the converted Tidal songs from the "Converted" tab.

find the converted tidal music

The cursor then moves to the list, hit the "folder" icon to locate the songs on your local folder. Now you can play the songs within the Tidal Music Downloader or other media players on your Mac with ease.

find the converted tidal music locally

Part 3: How to Use Macsome Tidal Music Downloader Free Tools?

Macsome Tidal Music Downloader provides free "Tools" that contains three sections: "AA/AAX Converter", "Format Converter" and "Tag Editor."


"AA/AAX Converter" can suppor downloading Audible audiobooks to MP3, M4A, and M4B without quality loss. This tool is only available for the registed users.

aa/aax converter converter

"Format Converter" aims to convert local music files to MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV, OGG, and AIFF.

format converter

"Tag Editor" allows you to edit the tag information of the downloaded Tidal songs or other local audio files, such as Title, Artist, Album, Genre, Year, and Track Number. After the changes, click the "Save" button to save the changes.

tag edit