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Two Ways to Play Spotify Music on Kodi

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author By Harper North
Updated on: April 23, 2024
Category: Spotify Music Tips

Kodi is an open-source media player which is not only capable of managing your local files including movies, TV shows, music, photos, slideshow, podcasts, but also allowing you have the access to the contents from the internet. So if you know enough about the features of Kodi and are skilled in getting adds-on like Spotify, YouTube to Kodi, it must be your ultimate media center which consolidates all your multimedia resource.

Spotify is one of the excellent streaming music services which provides users large content of music library and a pleasant listening experience, and you may wonder how to get it to Kodi. So the following part would show you guys two ways to play Spotify music on Kodi.

Play Spotify music on Kodi

Method 1: Add Spotify add-ons to Kodi

Spotify add-ons work in the most intuitive way to help you access to Spotify music app on Kodi, and there are some add-ons you can choose from, even though the operation seems a little complicated, actually it is easy and worth trying. Here we will take one Spotify add-on as an example.

Step 1: Download Marcelveldt Repository zip file to your computer.

Step 2: Launch Kodi application on your computer, then click "Add-ons" >  Add on icon >  Install from a zip file, then navigate to the folder where you downloaded the repository zip and select

Select repository zip file

Step 3: After a few seconds, an Add-on enabled notification will appear on the top right corner of the interface. Then you can return to the Add-on browser and select "Install from repository" and select "Select Marcelveldt's BETA repository" from the pop-up list.

Install from repository

Step 4: Select "Music Add-ons" and select "Spotify" from the list, then click the "Install" button on the lower right corner. It will take a few minutes to finish the downloading process.

Download Spotify to Kodi

Step 5: Click the "Configure" icon and a new window would pop out to enter Spotify user name and password, then click "OK" to complete.

Configure Spotify account

Method 2: Add Spotify Music to Kodi from Local Drive

You can also convert Spotify music to .mp3 and add the converted Spotify music to Kodi directly from the local drive. To accomplish this, you just need a Sidify Music Converter to help you convert Spotify music or playlist to audio formats fully compatible with Kodi. Here Sidify Music Converter is highly recommended to do you a favor to download and convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF or ALAC with the lossless sound quality and all ID3 tags kept.

Things You'll Need

  • A PC or Mac
  • Spotify installed
  • Free or premium member on Spotify
  • Sidify Music Converter

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

Now you can see the simple steps on converting and adding Spotify music to Kodi on Windows PC.

For Mac users, please refer to How to Download Spotify Playlists on Mac.

Step 1Choose Conversion Mode

Download and install Sidify Music Converter on PC or Mac, then launch it and you need to choose one conversion mode to start: Spotify App or Spotify Webplayer. (>> App Mode vs Webplayer Mode)

choose conversion mode

As demo, let's select the Spotify app mode to access the interface of Sidify as below. Spotify music app will be launched automatically.

Main interface of Sidify Music Converter

Step 2Add Spotify Song or Playlist

Click on Add button icon, then a pop-up window will show to let you paste the URL. Or you can drag & drop the music or playlists from Spotify to Sidify Music Converter directly.

add spotify music

Step 3Choose the Output Format

After finishing adding Spotify music, you can press "Add" to check the Spotify music you added. And you can continue to add more music as the previous step.

Then click on Setting button button to choose the output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF or ALAC) which is compatible with Kodi. If necessary, you can change the output folder and choose the output quality to High (320) kbps.

Choose Output Format as MP3

Step 4Conversion

Now, you can press "Convert" button to start converting Spotify music or playlists. After the conversion process completed, you can click on the "Converted" button to find the well-converted Spotify music.

Downloading and Converting

Step 5 Add Local Converted Spotify Music to Kodi

Now, the Spotify music are converted to unprotected audio files and saved to your local drive. You can launch Kodi and start adding the converted Spotify music.

Add converted Spotify music to Kodi

Note: The trial version of Sidify Music Converter enables us to convert the first minute of each audio file for sample testing, you can purchase the full version to unlock the time limitation.

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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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