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Overview: Replay Music (Spotify music track extracting software)
Replay Music is one of the BEST best music extracting programs. It is a unique software that can extract music tracks from ANY Intenet radio station or online music service. Replay Music splits, tags and renames songs automatically. It can extract music tracks no matter what streaming format or protocol is used. And it can even extract audio from sound card when you don't have the Stereo Mix / Wave-Out Mix / Record What U Hear on your Windows 8, 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP. So even if you have problems recording sound on your PC, you can still use Replay Music for recording music tracks on it.
Replay Music is the BEST software for extracting music from Spotify. It allows to split, tag and rename songs from Spotify automatically. It can also put all your extracted music tracks into the appropriate folder and even add them into iTunes, so you may sync your recorded music collection with Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod.
Unlike many other Spotify music extracting programs, it extracts music directly from Spotify, so you don't extract any background noise or any audio from your sound card besides music tracks from Spotify.
How to use Replay Music to extract music tracks from Spotify and other online music services:
Download Replay Music (Spotify music extracting program) and install it.
Launch Replay Music (Spotify music extracting program)
Click the "Settings" button.
On the "Input" tab select the directory to store your extracted music tracks.
Spotify extracted music tracks will be placed into the directory after extracting.
On the same tab, select the "Windows Audio Driver" as the "Input Source" in Windows 7 and 8 (select the "Audio Driver" in Windows XP). This option allows you to extract music tracks from audio card without any background noise and sounds. It also allows you to extract audio on sound cards like Realtek, Sigmatel that doesn't have the Stereo Mix / Wave-out Mix / Record What U Hear option. It is recommended that you turn off Windows system sounds.
On the "Output" tab change the "File name format" if you like to extract music track into another format. You can use the "%A - %T" template, so that your MP3 extracted music tracks look like "artist - title.mp3".
On the same tab select "Record to MP3" and change the bit-rate to 192kbps or 256kbps (you may also choose lower bitrate for lower quality streams or higher bitrate for higher quality streams). Also select the "VBR" (variable bit-rate) for better quality and smaller filesize.
Close the Settings window.
Note that you need to change the Settings only once.
Start Spotify and find a music track or playlist that you want to extract. But don't start playing yet.
Note that you need to start Replay Music before Spotify.
In Replay Music hit the "Start Recording" button (green "START" button). The Start Recording Session dialog will appear.
Optionally enter "Artist", "Album".
Change other settings if needed.
If you want your extracted music tracks to be added to iTunes automatically, check the "Add tracks to iTunes" checkbox. Then you will be able to sync your recordings with Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod easily.
If you want your extracted music tracks to be added to Windows Media Player automatically, check the "Add tracks to Windows Media Player" checkbox.
Click the "OK" button.
Start playing music from Spotify.
Replay Music will extract your music tracks from Spotify. It will also split them, tag and name automatically.
If Replay Music didn't manage to find ID3 tags (artist,title,...) for a song, you can right-click on the recording and select "Tag track(s)" to try to identify the music track again.
You can also edit music tracks manually by hitting the "Edit Track(s)" button.
Enjoy your MP3 recordings on any player!
Video tutorial (HowTo guide): extracting music track from online music services like Spotify with Replay Music
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This web-site is not affiliated with Spotify (www.spotify.com), nor the company that owns the trademark rights to Spotify. This tutorial is provided for educational purposes only. All music extracting programs are intended for use as a personal archiving tools only. Please respect the rights of the copyright holders of any material you extract. If you like a stream you've recorded, please buy the music file! Our web-site is not intended to be a replacement for the music stores, rather it allows you to listen to music and make an educated purchase.