SoundCloud is an innovative platform that allows professional and aspiring musicians to share their work with the world. It facilitates interaction between artists and their audience and it offers the possibility of downloading tracks legally. There are different ways to download audio from SoundCloud and in this guide, you will learn more about them.
Download from the official SoundCloud website
It is possible to download audio from SoundCloud, as long as the Sound artist or Sound uploader allows this. In order to download sound from the SoundCloud official website, you can simply click on the “Down” button. Depending on when the track was uploaded, the button may appear in a different position. You may see it as as a clear arrow pointing down or it may be displayed as an embedded downward arrow.
Option 2 – Browser Extensions
In some cases, you may not be able to download the audio track from the website but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get the song you want in another way. It is possible to install a browser extension that allows you to download tracks without hassle. These extensions will add a Download button automatically to every SoundCloud track you are browsing. You can just click the button to start the download, which makes things pretty simple.
There is a variety of SoundCloud Downloader extensions for Google Chrome that are free and that make sure that you see the download button on any SoundCloud track. One of them is SCDL SoundCloud Downloader https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/scdl-soundcloud-downloade/ojobkikmpgjpebmicbjoofagfedgbmld?hl=en
With these extensions you can even download multiple tracks since they support SoundCloud Playlist download. If you use Firefox instead of Chrome, you can also find an option that lets you download content from SoundCloud without hassle. There are different addons available, but just as with Chrome, VP’s SCDL SoundCloud Downloader( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/scdl-soundcloud-downloader/) is one of the best solutions.
Option 3 – Alternative websites that allow you to download from SoundCloud
If you are unable to download audio from the official website and don’t want to install an extension, there is another way that may work for you. There are websites and browser tools that enable you to download content from SoundCloud without hassle. One of the options available is SoundCloud Downloader: http://scdownloader.net and it offers a simple solution to get audio from SoundCloud in just a matter of minutes.
All you need to do is to copy the unique URL of the SoundCloud audio track that you want to download. Then you can paste the URL of the track page into the required field. Click on the Download button and the track will start to download. The tool is very simple and it is also free so you can use it to download as many tracks as needed. It provides high quality sound and extracts the track so that you can directly download or save the mp3 with a single click.
Other options that work in a similar way are http://anything2mp3.com (which also works with other sources like YouTube) and http://sounddrain.com. With these alternatives, you will be able to download or store music, even if you can’t find the Download button on SoundCloud. These websites allow you to download and save tracks in mp3 and also support other formats.