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Easy Guide to Add Tidal Music to OBS

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By Li ZhangUpdated on March 08, 2023

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Check this post then you will get two ways to add Tidal Music to OBS, including best one to download and convert Tidal Music to MP3. So that you can apply Tidal Music songs on OBS and do more operation on it without limits.

With the progress of live streaming, more and more people are looking for ways to build their own channels. OBS is a free, open-source and popular streaming and recording software, which is widely used for streaming on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook Live. OBS is one of the most popular tools of numerous advantages including 3D masks, window capture, and game capture. Its free and easy-to-use features have welcomed by many live streamers. It is a common way to add background music during live show for anchors. Besides, it will attract more viewers for an exciting and varied live show. Tidal is one of the world's most popular music streaming service with hundreds million subscribers, which offers more than 100 million songs and five million podcasts. In this tutorial, we will mainly focus on how to add Tidal Music to OBS so that you can display the favourite songs on your live show from Tidal.


Part 1. How to Add Tidal Music to OBS Directly

Step 1. Run Tidal on your computer. Open your OBS and select the scene that you would like to add music to.

add sources in OBS

Step 2. It will pop up a new window, under the General Sources select Window Capture, and name the source.

addsource in obs

Step 3. Under Window, scroll down to select [TIDAL.exe]: TIDAL and tap Done.

add tidal app in OBS

Step 4. Right-click on the TIDAL window, you can capture to select Transform and Stretch to Screen. Now you can begin to play Tidal Music song on OBS. The music will show up under the Desktop Audio.

add tidal desktop in obs

Part 2. Download Tidal Music and Play Tidal Offline on OBS

The way 1 we mentioned to play Tidal on OBS is not perfect. If you want to play Tidal offline on OBS, you should get another better way. Since Tidal Music is music copyright protection, anyone can’t use Tidal outsides of its official app. Even you have downloaded Tidal Music songs under Hi-Fi(Plus) subscription, all the downloads are cache files. They are only playable on authorized devices under subscription. It means that you are not allowed to add Tidal Music to OBS for offline using. In this case, a reliable Tidal Music Converter is required.

When it comes to Tidal Music Converter, UkeySoft Tidal Music Converter is the best one you can't miss. It's safe to download Tidal Music locally, through converting Tidal Music to MP3, and more general audio formats, like M4A, AAC, WAV, AIFF, FLAC. After converting Tidal Music to the format be compatible with OBS, you can add Tidal and play Tidal offline on OBS. More importantly, you will access Tidal Music without Tidal authorization, keep Tidal Music always after subscription ends. As a perfect music converter tool, UkeySoft program help you get Tidal Music without any audio quality loss. All ID3 tags and information will be retained in output music files, for your better music management. What's more, it will automatically batch convert all your Tidal songs at 10X speed or even faster. The newest version of UkeySoft program is built-in Tidal Music web player, which make the music conversion being simple though you are a new beginner.

Features of UkeySoft Tidal Music Converter

  • Download Tidal Music locally
  • Convert Tidal Music to general audio formats
  • Add Tidal and play Tidal offline on OBS
  • Access Tidal Music without Tidal authorization
  • Keep Tidal Music always after subscription ends
  • Get Tidal Music without any audio quality loss
  • Retain all ID3 tags and information in output files
  • Batch convert Tidal Music at 10X faster speed
  • Built-in Tidal Music web player

Above all, please download, install and run UkeySoft Tidal Music Converter on the computer.

Step 1. Log in Tidal Web Player
Click “Log in”, follow the instruction to login your Tidal account with its built-in Tidal web player in UkeySoft program.

log in tidal account

Step 2. Set Output Format
Click Gear icon on the upper right corner, it will pop up a new settings window. In this new window you can set the output format and other parameters for output music from Tidal. To make output music files be compatible with OBS, you are suggested to tap “MP3” option. Also, you can customize output quality, output folder and more other audio parameters at the same time.

customize output settings

Step 3. Add Tidal Music Songs
Click the "Add" red button on the right to add any Tidal album/playlist to downloading list.

add tidal music

Once you selecting a music album/playlist, all songs in it will be selected by default on the downloading list panel, unclick some items you don't want.

select songs

Step 4. Download Tidal Music to MP3
Finally click "Convert" button to begin downloading and converting selected music to MP3 with 10X faster speed.

download tidal music to mp3

Step 5. Get Tidal Music in MP3
Click "History" then click the Folder icon to get output Tidal Music songs downloads. All the songs have been saved on computer as MP3 files with its original audio quality.

check mp3 music

Or, you can play the music offline in program directly with it is built-in Tidal music player.

play tidal music offline

Step 6. Add Local Music to OBS Studio
In OBS Studio click the “+” button under Sources, select Media Source. Choose the downloaded MP3 Tidal Music songs, sync the Music to OBS for offline applying.

add tidal to obs

In the End

The post has mentioned two methods to sync Tidal Music to OBS for live streaming or recording. To download and convert Tidal Music to MP3 via UkeySoft program in part 2 is strongly recommended for you. After that, you are able to apply Tidal Music songs offline on OBS and do more operation on it without limits.

Add Tidal Music to OBS
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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