Tidal-Media-Downloader is an application that lets you download videos、tracks、playlist、album and artist’s album from Tidal Website

Have two version:

  • Tidal-dl: cli,support windows\linux\macos\android
  • Tidal-gui: gui,support windows

🎉Tidal-dl

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Install

Select the installation steps according to the computer system

  1. Windows:tidal-dl.exe

  2. Linux: pip3 install tidal-dl --upgrade

  3. MacOs:

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    brew instal ffmpeg
    brew install python
    curl -O http://python-distribute.org/distribute_setup.py
    python distribute_setup.py
    curl -O https://raw.github.com/pypa/pip/master/contrib/get-pip.py
    python get-pip.py
    pip3 install --upgrade tidal-dl
    tidal-dl
  4. Android: a). Install termux:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.termux

    b). Open permission:termux-setup-storage

    c). Install python和tidal-dl

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    pkg install python clang libjpeg-turbo ffmpeg zlib -y
    apt update
    apt upgrade
    pkg update
    pip3 install --upgrade pip
    pip3 install --upgrade tidal-dl
    tidal-dl

Use

  1. Enter username and password.

  2. Type ‘2’ and enter,set config file

    Name Function
    Download path File save directory
    Audio quality Track quality
    Video quality Support 1080\720\480\360\240
    Add hyphens ‘-‘ between number and title, like‘01-Yellow.m4a’
    Convert mp4 to m4a Convert mp4 to m4a(Only track)
    Add year before or after the name of album directory
    Add explicit tag like‘01-Yellow-explicit.m4a’
    Include singles download artist EP&Single
    Save covers Cover-Files are saved in the album directory
    Artist name before track-title Add artist name before the track-file-name
    ID before album-folder like ‘[20495848] Wretched and Divine’

    Audio quailty: Master > HiFi > High > Normal

    Audio Quality Format
    Normal mp4 or m4a
    High mp4 or m4a
    HiFi mp4 or m4a or flac
    Master(BEST) flac
  3. Type track\video\album\playlist\artist url to download

🍕Tidal-gui

Because the gui more cumbersome to do, it is generally tidal-dl that adds new features first, and then gui follows up. Therefore it is recommended to use tidal-dl.

  1. Download Tidal-gui

  2. Open tidal-gui and set https-proxy and login

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  3. Type track\video\album\playlist\artist url to download

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💎Disclaimer

  • Music is not free, need a HIFI account.
  • Private use only.
  • Any secondary development of this tool has nothing to do with me.
  • You should not use this method to distribute or pirate music.
  • It may be illegal to use this in your country, so be informed.

⚽Q&A

  1. Does the tool require hi-fi account?

    Yes.

  2. Can’t download ‘Master’?

    Make sure the track or album you want to save has the “M” logo beside of it.

  3. Need gui for MacOs.

    Need some times to learn swift.

  4. Requested quality is not allowed in user’s subscription?

    You need a hi-fi account.