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How to Convert Tidal Music to WAV

author By Harper North
Updated on: April 23, 2024
“I'm a Tidal HiFi user. Are Tidal music downloaded as AAC or FLAC files when I tap "Download"? I want to save Tidal songs as WAV files. What can I do?”

Music streaming services are in their heyday. There are all kinds of brands emerging in recent decades, and Tidal is one of the most popular ones. In the competitive music streaming world, Tidal promotes itself as a platform that unites artists and fans and offers music in excellent audio quality.

There are two pricing tiers for Tidal subscribers – HiFi and HiFi Plus. The standard Tidal HiFi membership costs $10.99/month, providing the Tidal HiFi, a lossless CD-quality recording via FLAC, while the higher Tidal HiFi Plus membership costs $19.99/month, offering the Master quality.

convert tidal music to wav

Tidal allows users to download content for on-the-go listening. Some Tidal users suppose the downloaded contents would be saved as regular AAC or FLAC files and are wondering whether they can save Tidal music as WAV files. Actually, when you download songs from Tidal, they are not downloaded as ordinary files. Instead, they are saved as cache files in an encoded format, restricted to be played within the Tidal app.

If you want to download music from Tidal as regular WAV, FLAC, or AAC files, you need a third-party tool to do the conversion. In this article, we are going to adopt the most popular Tidal Music Converter to show you how to convert Tidal Music to WAV step by step. You can also use the same method to convert Tidal Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC or AIFF. The whole process is quite easy. You can complete the conversion in 5 simple steps.

Tool Required - Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter is a handy tool that can download and save Tidal music as WAV, MP3, AAC, FLAC or AIFF files. It keeps the source audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion, which is a great feature for audiophiles and who have a large music library to manage. Currently, it’s available on both Windows and Mac operating systems, fully supporting Windows 7, 8, 10, 11 and macOS X 10.15, 11, 12, 13 Ventura, 14 Sonoma.


If you want a tool to convert any streaming music (including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, YouTube, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, DailyMotion …) to MP3, Sidify All-In-One is the go-to choice.

Key Features of Tidal Music Converter

Tidal Music Converter box

Tidal Music Converter

  • okDownload Tidal music to the computer.
  • okExport Tidal songs as MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC files.
  • okKeep source audio quality and ID3 tags after conversion.
  • okFully support the latest Windows 11 & macOS 14 Sonoma.
  • okFree updates & technical support.

How to Use Tidal Music Converter to Convert Tidal Music to WAV

Tidal Music Converter is an easy-to-use program. With no need to install any extra app, you can use it to convert Tidal music to WAV in 5 simple steps.

Step 1Choose Conversion mode

Open Tidal Music Converter and choose one conversion mode to start: Tidal App or Tidal Webplayer. (>> App Mode vs Webplayer Mode)

open tidal music converter

As illustrated, let's select the Webplayer mode to access the interface of Sidify as below.

Main interface of Sidify Tidal Music Converter

Step 2Choose WAV as the Output Format

Click the "Settings" icon on the left panel, where you can choose the output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC) and specify the output path. In addition, you can organize the output files by Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist, Playlist/Artist or Playlist/Album.

choose wav as the output format

Step 3Add Tidal Music to Tidal Music Converter

From the Tidal webplayer window, open a playlist, artist or album, then click on the "Add" button and select & confirm the songs that you'd like to export as WAV files.

import tidal music

Step 4Convert Tidal Music to WAV

Click the "Convert" button and Tidal Music Converter would immediately start converting the Tidal music to WAV format. It may take a while to complete the conversion.

add tidal music to convert

Conversion speed increases 10x, but more songs means longer process.

convert tidal music to wav

Step 5Find the WAV Files on the Local Drive

Once the conversion is done, you can click the "Converted" icon to find the downloaded Tidal songs in WAV format. And further check all downloads on your computer local path.

find the downloaded wav files

Now go to the output folder set in Step 2, and you'll find all the downloaded WAV files.


When you download songs from Tidal, they would be saved as cache files in an encoded format. If you need to convert Tidal music to WAV, the easiest way is to turn to Tidal Music Converter, a 100% clean and reliable tool specially designed for Tidal subscribers to convert Tidal music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, or ALAC. By Tidal Music Converter, you can save Tidal music as WAV files in 5 simple steps, with no need to install any extra app.

Tidal Music Converter is a shareware. It enables users to convert the first minute of each audio for sample testing. You can download the program for free to check whether it meets your need and then decide whether you’d like to get it or not.

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Harper North | Staff Writer

Harper is a content writer with a profound understanding of the streaming music landscape and a specialization in music converters. She creates informative content on tools, techniques, and trends in music conversion, providing expert advice, detailed reviews, and guides.

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