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By Li ZhangUpdated on March 19, 2024

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Do you want to download music, playlist and album from Pandora to an MP3 player? Read on this post. Here you will find 3 methods to convert Pandora music to MP3 with high quality. Then you can transfer your Pandora songs to any MP3 player or music devices for offline listening.

Pandora, a popular music streaming service with 48.77 million U.S. users, rivals Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music, and Amazon Music. It features a wide selection of music and podcasts, allowing users to create custom stations and discover new tunes. Unique to Pandora are Pandora Stories, where artists narrate the story behind a song before it plays, providing a unique, personalized listening experience.

Convert Pandora Music to MP3

Lately, more and more Pandora users are interested in converting Pandora music to MP3. They often ask questions like "How can I download music from Pandora without a premium account?" or "Is it possible to download songs to my computer, MP3 player, flash drive, or even an Apple iPod for free?" In this post, we'll cover three ways to help you convert Pandora songs to MP3, allowing you to enjoy your favorite music offline, anytime and anywhere.


If you want to download Pandora Music for offline listening via Free Pandora account, you need to use a third-party Pandora Music converter. There are many Pandora music downloader and online downloading service in internet, which is the best Pandora music to MP3 converter? Is there any free Pandora music converters? Don't worry, this article will introduct you the best Pandora Music Converter & Downloader for you. It enables you to free download music from Pandora web player, and convert Pandora music to MP3, M4A and more audio formats.

Why Can’t You Download Pandora Music as MP3 Files?

Upgrading to Pandora Plus or Premium lets you listen to music and podcasts offline within the app. However, you can't save Pandora music to MP3 due to encryption and subscription-based rules, restricting use outside the official app. Even with a subscription, downloaded music are temporary cache files that disappear when the subscription ends. This applies to all Pandora subscribers. The good news is there's a way to download songs, albums, playlists, and podcasts from Pandora to MP3, freeing you from subscription limitations.

To convert encrypted Pandora music to MP3, you'll need a reliable Pandora music converter. With numerous downloaders and online services available, finding the best or a free Pandora music to MP3 converter might require some research.

Way 1. Convert Pandora Music to MP3 via Pandora to MP3 ConverterBest!

UkeySoft Pandora Music Converter can be the best tool help to keep Pandora Music without time limitations. It not only helps you download Pandora Music to computer locally, but also convert Pandora music to MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF formats. As a perfect music downloader & converter, UkeySoft program supports to download songs from Pandora Free/Pandora Plus/Pandora Premium. This software has an in-built Pandora web player. You can login to your Pandora account, browse your library, search and add any song/playlist/album/podcast to the converting list. There is no need to use the Pandora app for the whole conversion process.

After music conversion with 10X fast speed, it will export music with its original quality and ID3 tags. As a result, you will get Pandora as local music files, keep them forever without Pandora subscription. It means that you can get rid of all limits of Pandora, use Pandora Music for more convenience in life. For example, play Pandora Music on any devices offline, record Pandora Music as a CD, set Pandora Music as ringtone, set Pandora Music as alarm clock, etc,. Throughout the entire process, there is no need to install any additional apps, including the Pandora app.

Features of UkeySoft Pandora Music Converter

  • Download Pandora Music to computer locally
  • Convert Pandora Music to common audio formats
  • Work for Pandora Free/Pandora Plus/Pandora Premium
  • Export music with its original quality and ID3 tags
  • Keep Pandora Music forever without Pandora subscription
  • Get rid of all limits of Pandora
  • Use Pandora Music for more convenience
  • Convert Pandora Music with 10X faster speed
  • Built-in Pandora web player

How to Convert Pandora Music to MP3

In this guide we will show you how to convert Pandora Music to MP3. To begin with, please download, install and run UkeySoft Pandora Music Converter on the computer.

Step 1. Log in Pandora Account
After launching the UkeySoft program, log in your Pandora account on the home interface.

pandora music converter home page

Step 2. Customize the Output Settings
Click on the "Settings" icon in the upper right corner to choose the output format (M4A, MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF), output quality (up to 320kbps), output folder, output file name, etc.

customize output settings

Step 3. Add Songs to Conversion List
In the built-in Pandora web player, open the playlist or album including the songs you want to convert to MP3. You can also use the search function to locate songs, artists, albums, artists, singles, remixes, podcasts and more. Open a song or playlist, and click the "+" icon in the right side.

add pandora music

When select a playlist or an album, all songs in the playlist/album will be selected by default. You can unclick some you don't need.

select pandora music

Step 4. Start Conversion of Pandora to MP3
At the last step, click on the "Convert" button to start the music conversion. Now you can just wait for the conversion done, it will take you a few minutes.

convert pandora music to mp3

Step 5. Play Pandora Music Offline
When the conversion ends, click on blue folder icon to check all converted songs, all downloaded songs are MP3 files.

convert pandora music finished

You can also click the "History" icon to open it's built-in Music Manager & Player, now you're able to play the downloades offline with built-in Music Player.

check output pandora music

UkeySoft Pandora Music Converter trial version allows you convert the first 3 minutes of each songs, please download the trial version and try to download music from Pandora.

Pros Cons

✅Convert Pandora music to MP3 in batch
✅ Keep high quality, up tp 320kbps, 512kbps
✅ Save ID3 tags and metadata
✅ 10X faster conversion speed to save time
✅ Built-in Pandora web player

❎ Limited functions in the free trial version
❎ A computer desktop application

Recommendations: ★★★★★

Way 2. Rip Pandora Music to MP3 via Pandora Recorder

Except to the above method to download or convert music from Pandora to MP3 files, you can also record or rip Pandora Music as MP3 files. Let's teach you how to record Pandora Music to MP3 via a powerful Music Recorder.

UkeySoft Screen Recorder is a userful Audio/Music Recorder and Video Recorder, you can use this program to record music from Pandora, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play Music, Youtube Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, etc, and save them as MP3, M4A and WAV file. In addition, you can use this Screen Recorder to record online viewos and streaming video and save them as MP4 video files.

More Functions:

  • Record Pandora music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A.
  • Record Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube Music to MP3.
  • Capture any activity on Mac or Windows computer.
  • Record any online music, radio and podcasts for offline listening.
  • Record your webcam videos on your computer.
  • Editing the recorded videos and audio with it's built-in Video Editiong function.

How to Record Pandora Music to MP3 on Mac

Step 1. Launch the Screen Recorder on Computer
Download and launch the UkeySoft Screen Recorder on a Mac computer. The program offers five function: Full Screen, Custom Area, App Window, Camera and Audio Only. To record Pandora music, please click “Audio Only”.

Pandora Music recorder

Then, launch the Pandora App on computer, or open Pandora web player via browser.
After opening Pandora with a browser or Pandora app. Then sign in with your Pandora account and open a song or playlist you want to record.

pandora music recorder

Step 2. Select System Audio as Input Sound
To record Pandora music, please select "System Audio" for the input sound, which it will only record audio from the computer.

select system audio

Step 3. Select MP3 as Output Format
There are 3 output formats you can choose from here from the drop-down menu, including MP3, M4A and WAV. To record Pandora song as MP3 format, please select "MP3".

select mp3 format

Step 4. Start Recording Pandora Music as MP3
When you are ready, click the “REC” button and play the Pandora music to start recording.

Record Pandora Music as MP3

During the recording, the program allows you to pause and stop the recording whenever you like.

Record Pandora Music to MP3

Step 5. Play the Recorded Music Offline
Somple click the rectangle icon to stop the recording, the songs will be saved on your computer, you can offline play the recorded Pandora songs, or transfer them to MP3 player for listening in anywhere you want.

play pandora music offline

Free download the Screen Recorder and try to record Recorded Music tracks and playlist.

Pros Cons

✅Supports multiple streaming music platforms
✅ Record and save Pandora music to MP3 in 320kbps
✅ Record everything (video & audio) on desktop

❎ 1:1 recording speed
❎ Batch mode is not supported
❎ You can only record Pandora music on it Mac version

Recommendations: ★★★★

Way 3. Download Pandora to MP3 for Free with Google Chrome Extension

"How do you download Pandora music to MP3?" - Quora

Some people wonder if there is a free way to download or convert Pandora music to MP3. The answer is Yes. Pandora Download Links is a popular Google Chrome extension that allows you to download the songs you listen to in Pandora and save them as MP3 files for free. You can do it by following the steps below.

First, you need to install Pandora Download Links extension from Google Chrome store. The add the extension to your Chrome browser.

free pandora to mp3 downloader

Then, go to play any song on Pandora website. You will see a "Download" button under the playing song.

download pandora to mp3 free

Tap the "Download" button to download Pandora song to MP3 for free.

Pros Cons

✅It is free.
✅ Download Pandora music to MP3.
✅ Comes with a built-in video edit tool.
✅ Rip audio from Netflix videos.
✅ Record Netflix videos with HD quality.

❎ Low output quality
❎ Slow downloading speed
❎ Can't download Pandora songs in batch

Recommendations: ★★★

How to Download Pandora Music to Phone with Subscription

Pandora music is a subscription-based mainstream music platform. There are three subscription plans of Pandora, including Pandora Free, Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium. Pandora Free users only allows to listen to music online with ads, and it's only available online mode. Pandora Plus and Premium subscribers can download Pandora Music for offline listening. Offline Mode is only available to current Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium subscribers. For Free users, you can upgrade to Pandora Plus or Pandora Premium. Here is a simple comparison of Pandora subscription accounts.

  Pandora Free Pandora Plus Pandora Premium Pandora Student Pandora Family
Price Free $4.99/month, $54.89/annual $9.99/month, $109.89/annual $4.99/month $14.99/month, $164.89/annual
Ad-free ×
Audio Quality 64 kbps AAC+ 192kbps 192kbps 192kbps 192kbps
Download Songs ×

Here are steps to get Pandora downloads on iPhone/Android under subscription.

Step 1. Download, install and run the Pandora app on your iPhone or Android phone.

Step 2. Search and find the song that you want to download. Play it and tap three dots on the play screen to open a new window.

Step 3. You will see a "Download" option in the middle. Tap it, it will begin to download music from Pandora on your device.

download pandora music on phone

Step 4. You can get all downloaded music under the "My Collection" page. Now, you can play the downloaded Pandora songs offline under your subscription account.

Note: It is easy to download Pandora Music to mobile phone with your subscription. However, though you download music from Pandora, you are not truly own these songs. Due to DRM copyright, all downloaded songs cannot be copied or transferred to other devices. And all Pandora downloads will be inaccessible once your subscription ends. To keep Pandora Music forever without paying, the only way is to download and convert Pandora Music to MP3. After that, you can get rid of all limits of Pandora, use Pandora Music for more convenience in your music life.

FAQs about Converting Pandora Music to MP3

1. Can I listen to Pandora without paying?
Yes. You can sign up for a Free account on Pandora website or mobile app. Then you could listen to Pandora music and podcasts for free, but you will be interrupted by annoying ads.

2. How do I save music from Pandora to my phone?
You can download Pandora music to your phone with a subscription account. Also, you may use a professional Pandora to MP3 Converter or Pandora recorder, to convert Pandora songs to MP3 files on computer, then transfer the MP3 files to your phone.

3. Can you convert Pandora to MP3 with a Pandora Free Plan?
Yes. UkeySoft Pandora Music Converter enable all Pandora users to convert Pandora music to MP3 and other audio formats, whether they are Pandora Free or Paid users.

4. How to download music from Pandora to MP3 Player?
Technically, most MP3 players don't have a built-in Pandora app. First you need to download or convert Pandora music to MP3, then copy the MP3 Pandora music files to your MP3 player.


You can stream music during the subscription to Pandora. In order to have a better music listening experience, you can download and convert Pandora Music to MP3. Instead of streaming on Pandora Music under subscription, you can truly own songs from Pandora. UkeySoft Pandora Music Converter is a professional music downloader & converter for Pandora. With its help, you can freely download any songs from Pandora as MP3 or other common formats, with ID3 tags and original audio kept. To save your time and avoid more expense, have a try on it right now. You will love it!

Convert Pandora Music to MP3
Li Zhang

Li Zhang

Li Zhang is a sophisticated editor for UkeySoft in tech blog writing, as well as a SEO and content marketing expert. She has been writing related article about multimedia conversion, streaming music and streaming video since 2018. Also, she's starting to write article about data security, including articles about file lock, USB encryption, DVD encryption, etc. Each helpful tutorial and solution is based on her practical tests, she is aways energetic and trustworthy in this field.


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