How to Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac

By Justin SabrinaUpdated on August 31, 2021

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If you’re looking a way to burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac, I believe that after reading this article, you will find the best solution to burn Spotify music to CD, you need to use a Spotify Music downloader to download Spotify songs, playlist as MP3 files, then burn Spotify songs to CD via different CD burnning tool.

I am a professional driver, and I am also a Spotify free user. I usually listen to Spotify music when I am connected to WIFI, but I don’t want to waste too much of my network data to listen Spotify music when driving. Is there any way to download and burn Spotify music to CD?

Since the Spotify songs are DRM protect, I can’t burn Spotify playlist to CD, as my friend said if you can remove DRM protect from Spotify Music and convert them to DRM-free MP3 format, then you can burn Spotify music to CD without any limitations, I want to know which is the best Spotify DRM removal?

Burn Spotify Music to CD


Why I Can’t Burn Spotify Music to CD?

Spotify is a digital music streaming service that gives you access to 60 millions of songs, podcasts and playlists all over the world, unlike Apple Music streaming servie, Spotify offers Free account for users to listen to music online with ads, if you want to access to millions of songs without ads or download songs for offline listening, you need to get a Spotify Premium acount. But, all songs downloaded from Spotify come with a DRM protection, if you need to copy Spotify music to USB flash drive, or burn Spotify music to CD, which is no allowed.

Actually, you can do that for personal usage like burning to CD and that is completely legal, if you want to burn Spotify music to CD, you must need to download Spotify music in local disk on Mac. For Spotify Premium, you can download songs to Mac for offline playback, but the downloaded songs, albums and playlist are Ogg Vorbis file format with DRM protection, however, those downloaded Spotify songs cannot be burned to CD. In order to burning Spotify music to CD, you need to remove DRM from Spotify music and convert them to MP3 format, after saving the Spotify songs on Mac as MP3 files, you can easily burn the downloaded Spotify music to CD on Mac.

Here we'll show you one of the best ways to burn Spotify songs/playlist to CD so that you can play Spotify music on your car via CD player.

Best Spotify Music to CD Converter for Mac

To burn Spotify songs and playlist to CD on Mac, a professinal Spotify Music converter for Mac is needed. Let’s introduce a music-have Spotify downloader for all music lovers.

UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter(Mac) is a profession Spotify DRM removal tool and Spotify music downloader, it is fully compatible with the latest macOS 11 Big Sur, you can download and convert Spotify music to DRM-free MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV, or AAC files so that to burn them to CD easily. Morever, By adopting innovative downloading technology, it is able to convert Spotify songs at up to 5X faster speed. Moreover, the program keeps lossless output quality after conversion. You can burn Spotify songs to CD with 100% original audio quality. If you want to play Spotify music on CD player, this Spotify downloader is a good choice, after saving the Spotify songs to the local Mac computer, you can burn Spotify songs to CD very easily.


  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV, AAC, etc.
  • Downoad Spotify music to Mac with free account.
  • Up to 5X conversion speed on Mac OS X 10.14 or Higher.
  • Save Spotify music with different audio bitrate: 320 Kbps, 256 Kbps and 128 Kbps.
  • Preserve the original audio quality and keep the ID3 tags after conversion.
  • The downloaded Spotify songs can be burned to CD or shared to Cloud Drive.
  • Fully compatible with macOS 11 Big Sur.

Part 1: Download and Convert Spotify Music to MP3 on Mac

What you need to do is to convert your Spotify songs/playlist to MP3, if you want to burn Spotify files onto a CD. Let’s show you the detailed guide on how to download Spotify music onto Mac so that you can burn them to CD.

Step 1. Launch UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter(Mac)
Firstly, after installed UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter and launch the software on Mac, the Spotify app will be auto running at the same time.

Launch Spotify Music Converter on Mac

Step 2. Input Spotify songs, albums or playlists

Method 1: If you are a Spotify Web user, you are able to copy & paste the link of the song, album or playlist to the search bar of the program, then tap on the “ADD FILES” button.

paste Spotify URL

Method 2: If you are a Spotify app user, please logged in your account, whether free or premium. Then, you can drag songs, playlists or albums from Spotify app to the Spotify Music Converter directly.

Add Spotify songs

Step 3. Select Spotify Songs to Convert
After you pasted the link, Spotify Music Converter will analyze automatically, then you just need to choose which songs you want to download, and click “ADD” key to confirm to download them.

Select Spotify Songs

As shown screenshot below, you can see almost all ID3 tags of the songs, and UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter support to edit the ID3 tags for songs as you want, including artist, title, artwork, etc.

Spotify music added into UkeySoft

Step 4. Choose MP3 as output format
Click the “OPTIONS” > “ADVANCED” in the interface to select an output format. Since almost all car player are support the MP3 audio format, therefore, we will recommend you to choose MP3 as output format, but the Spotify Music Converter also support to download and convert Spotify Music to WAV, FLAC, OGG, M4A or AIFF, etc.

Choose MP3 as Output Format

Step 5. Convert and Download Spotify Music to MP3 on Mac
In this Step, you can simply to click “Convert” button to start download Spotify Music to MP3 on Mac.

Spotify to MP3 Conversion

Just need to wait for few minutes, after the conversion is done, you can click the “History” key to locate the converted Spotify songs.

get mp3 files

Well done, you have success downloaded and saved Spotify music onto Mac, all downloaded songs are saved as your local files, now you can burn the Spotify songs to CD on Mac. There are many ways to burn music to CD,

Part 2: Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac

Before burning Spotify playlist to CD, you'll need:

  • A computer: Make sure your Mac or windows PC has a disc drive that can burn discs. For Mac, you need to buy a external CD Room.
  • A CD burner: You can burn a CD of your digital music tracks by using readily available software such as iTunes, VLC, Windows Media Player, CDBurnerXP and other third-party CD Burner.
  • A blank CD disc: You'd better use CD-RW or CD+RW disc that can be written to multiple times.

Method 1: How to Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac with iTunes

let’s look at how to burn Spotify Music to CD with iTunes on Mac.

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your Mac computer firstly, then click on the “File” menu, select “New.”
Step 2. Next, go to “Playlist” and then create a new playlist.
Step 3. After clicking to create a new playlist and add the songs to the new playlist.

How to Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac - Create a Playlist in iTunes

Step 4. Then insert an empty CD into Mac( with a external CD Room).
Step 5. Now, click on the “File” menu again and choose “Burn Playlist to Disc” this time.

How to Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac - Select Burn Playlist to Disc

Step 6. Choose the “Audio CD” option from the format setting, and finally hit “Burn” to finish copying your Spotify songs onto a CD.

Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac with iTunes

More Tips:
Preferred Speed: Choose a speed that you’re comfortable with, just know that choosing a slower speed should help make your CD longer-lasting.
Disc Format: Choose Audio CD if you want to burn high-quality uncompressed audio, choose MP3 CD if you want to burn compressed audio that take up less storage space, or choose Data CD if you want to create a multi-faceted disc.

Method 2: How to Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac with VLC

VLC is available on both Mac and Windows, this is a popular free media player, it not only can play video and audio files, but also allowing you to use the program in PC/Mac in order to burn your music onto a CD. Let’s teach you how to burn the downloaded Spotify music to CD with VLC.

Step 1: Create a New Playlist with VLC
You have converted Spotify musc to MP3 files. To burn the Spotify music to CD with VLC, you need to create a playlist on VLC. This playlist should have only the Spotify songs that you want to burn onto the CD, so you need to create a new Playlist with VLC by dragging and dropping the Spotify songs onto the VLC playlist dock. (If the dock is not showing on your screen, you can activate it on the View tab.

How to Burn Spotify Music on Mac - Create a Playlist with VLC

Step 2: Media Tab
Next, you need to open up the Media tab drop-down menu (shown in the image below.) On there, you’ll find the “Convert/Save” option. Select that and move onto the next step!

How to Burn Spotify Music on Mac - Select Convert/Save Option

Step 3: Open Media Window
We’re close to the end now, all you have to do is follow the set of instructions laid out - Open up the Disc tab, select Audio CD under Disc Selection, browse for your burner of choice under Disc Device, and then click “Convert/Save” to finish burning your Spotify music onto a CD with VLC.

Open Media Window - Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac with VLC

Method 3: How to Burn Spotify Music to CD on Mac with Third-Party CD Burner

Above are two free ways to burn the converted Spotify music (.mp3) to CD, iTunes and VLC is free. In this part, I will recommend you a CD burner to burn music to your CDs easily, it named CDBurnerXP, which is compatible with Mac and Windows OS computers, it is special designed to burn local music files to CD, this CD burner is really not all that different from other CD burners out there.

Steps to Burn the Converted Spotify Music to CD on Mac with CDBurnerXP

Step 1: Launch CDBurnerXP and Select Project Type
Upon launching the CDBurnerXP, you will be greeted by a welcome menu where you will be given a choice as to how you want your project to go (see image below for the options). For burning music to CD, we’re going to stick to the Audio Disc type of project.

How to Burn Spotify Music on Mac - Launch CDBurnerXP

Step 2: Add the Converted Spotify Songs(.mp3)
The activity screen for the CDBurnerXP is a little confusion, but you really don’t have to worry too much about much of it. Just click the big green “+ Add” icon highlighted in the image below OR drag and drop files onto the highlighted area near the bottom of the activity screen.

How to Burn Spotify Music on Mac - Add Spotify Music

Step 3: Search for Compatible Drive & Burn
Next to the “Add” and “Remove” icons is the driver menu (highlighted in the image below). There, you’ll be able to select from a list of drivers connected to your computer. Make sure to select one that has a blank disc inserted into it before clicking the “Burn” button — which initiates the permanent copy of your Spotify music to CD.

Start Burning Spotify Music to CD

Method 4: Burn Spotify Music to CD via Windows Media Player (For Windows PC)

Windows Media Player is the built-in managing software made by Microsoft. This means that if you’re using Windows, you can make the most of this software to burn your CD from MP3 files.

1. Place an empty CD into the disk drive of your computer.
2. Launch Windows Media Player app.
3. Click ‘Burn’ button which should be on the right-hand side of the screen to navigate to that section.

Burn Spotify Music to CD with Windows Media Player

4. Drag and drop your converted Spotify songs into the list that you want to burn.
5. Find the menu in the burn panel.
6. Select ‘Start burn’.


That concludes our burn Spotify music to CD on Mac easily! There are lots of DVD/CD burning methods that you can burn local music to CD, but if you want to burn Spotify music to CDs, you need to convert Spotify music to MP3 firstly. UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter + CD burner is a good choice, with its beginner-friendliness and premium tools and features, it is no doubt the most helpful method for converting and burn Spotify songs, playlist and albums to CD.

After reading this article, we can learn that how to download Spotify music to MP3 on Mac and how to burn Spotify music to CD on Mac via multiple ways. All in all, UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter is such a powerful Spotify MP3 downloading software, it not only can help convert the Spotify music to MP3 format so that you can save them on local disk for burnning to CDs, but also can help you convert Spotify to any devices. With this Spotify music converter, you can enjoy Spotify music happily during the driving journey.

Note: The free trial version of UkeySoft Spotify Music Converter allows all users to convert first 3 minutes of each Spotify files, but the full version doesn't have this constraint. Just purchase the full version to unlock the time limitation.

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