How to Download SoundCloud Songs on Mac

Whether you want to save a song from SoundCloud so you can listen to it anytime or grab a track that someone posted, it is easy to get the job done. In this guide, we will introduce some easy and quick ways to download SoundCloud on your Mac.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Jun 19, 2024

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SoundCloud is a popular music site for amateur artists to upload their music and a paradise for music lovers to discover their favorite tracks. But on the flip side, this platform doesn't give artists the option to make certain tracks available for downloads. That means you can only save tracks that are available for downloads. If, unfortunately, there isn't any download option, how to download a song from SoundCloud?

In that case, you'll need some downloading services or tools to help. And here, we'll show you some of the best options to grab your wanted SoundCloud songs on Mac. 

Before going further, be sure the music track you download is not copyright protected. Also, remember not to use any copyrighted content for commercial use. 

Tip 1. Download SoundCloud Songs with EaseUS Video Downloader [100% Work]

One of the quickest ways to grab your desired SoundCloud music on Mac is to use this dedicated audio or video downloader software - EaseUS Video Downloader. Being a popular audio and video grabber, EaseUS Video Downloader provides users with a fast download speed and a stable download environment. 

In addition to the quick speed, you can expect a user-friendly interface and rich functions from this program. Some of these functions include:

  • Download YouTube videos in MP3/MP4/WAV format
  • Save playlists and channels from Youtube in high quality
  • Download YouTube videos along with videos
  • Get videos in 8K/4K/1080P/720P
  • Extract audio from a video in MP3 format

Apart from SoundCloud, other videos or audio sharing sites like Spotify, YouTube, Facebook, and more are also supported.

To download SoundCloud music, you can:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Downloader. Copy the URL of the song you want to download from SoundCloud and paste the link into the searching bar. Click the "Search" icon to go on.

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Step 2. Check the content you'd like to save and click "Download."

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Step 3. Wait for the downloading process to finish. Afterward, go to the folder you selected to check the audio file. The audio files will be in MP3 320kps usually.

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Disclaimer: This post is limited to personal use only. It is illegal to save any copyrighted content without the content owner's consent. EaseUS does not approve of copyright infringement in any way.

EaseUS Video Downloader offers users 24/7 technical support, which can help you solve whatever problems you encounter quickly and efficiently. 

Tip 2. Get Songs from SoundCloud with an Add-on [Chrome & Firefox]

Another way to get songs from SoundCloud is to use an add-on for Chrome or Firefox. Such add-ons feature an extremely convenient download process. You don't have to install any program or leave your current SoundCloud page. All you need is to add an extension to your browser.

But on the downside, this will decrease the quality of your audio. And sometimes, it will need you to download an extra application. If you don't mind, follow these steps to do it. 

Note: Here, we'll take Firefox, for example, the steps to add extensions on Chrome are similar to the following steps.

Step 1. Open your Firefox and click the "Settings" button, a three-line icon in the upper right corner. Select the "Add-ons and themes" option. 

Step 2. Click "Extensions" from the right-hand pane, enter "Video DownloadHelper" in the search box, and press the Enter key on your keyboard. 

Step 3. From the results, select the "Video DownloadHelper" option. 

Step 4. Click "Add to Firefox" and click "Add" from the pop-up window to confirm your choice. 

Step 5. Open SoundCloud and find the song you wish to download.

Step 6. Click the "Video DownloadHelper" icon in the upper-right area of the Add-on Manager Extensions panel.

Step 7. Click the song and then choose a download method - use browser or Companion app, choose the former option.

Step 8. Then, your audio will be downloaded to your computer. 

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Tip 3. Save SoundCloud Songs Using an Online Downloading Service

The last way to download SoundCloud songs is to use an online video downloader. Many such downloaders are available online, and ScloudDownloader is one of the most popular options. 

ScloudDownloader is a free online downloading service you can use to download SoundCloud MP3 tracks, songs, and music in high quality. 

To save SoundCloud songs:

Step 1. Open SoundCloud and find the music you want to download. 

Step 2. Copy its URL. Note that this URL is not the one next to the "More" option. 

Step 3. Go to ScloudDownloader and place your mouse cursor in the download box, right-click your mouse and select "Paste." Then, click "Download" to proceed.

Step 4. Click "Download Track." 

Wrapping It Up

That's all about how to download SoundCloud songs on Mac. In our guide, we've discussed three music download methods - they are respectively using a desktop-based downloader, using an extension, and using an online downloader. It's hard to tell which way is the best because different methods can suit different needs. 

If you want a fast downloading speed, the computer-based video/audio downloader - EaseUS Video Downloader- can fulfill your needs. If you don't want to install any software on your computer, you can try online downloaders or extensions, which can be found on the internet. 

Choose the way you like best. 

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