How I Download Audio Music Files Available On Soundcloud

Soundcloud as a music engine needs no formal introduction. The service has been around for quite a long time now.

If you are a song lover and you tend to often search the internet for some specific songs, you’d at some point, come across souncloud.

But, do you know that you cannot download soundcloud songs? Well, officially, there is no download button available. However, there is a way around this.

First, the usual preamble. The other day, I watched Skinny Girls in Transit. Skinny Girls in Transit is a Nigerian movie series. An interesting one at that.

At the end of the finale, a song was played. A song I actually liked. Searching through the internet, the song was literary ONLY available on Soundcloud.

Song on Soundcloud

Having to play it every time using the Soundcloud service wasn’t an option. Nah! Hence, there was a need for me to download the song, by fire by force lol.

Thankfully, I was able to download the song from soundcloud and I’d like to show you how to.

How to Download Audio Songs From Soundcloud

Downloading soundcloud songs is relatively easy. It’s actually same way used in downloading videos from other popular file sharing sites that doesn’t allow downloads.

In my case, I used

  • First, I retrieved the direct URL (address) to the song on Soundcloud
  • Went to and pasted the URL in the required box.
  • After a few seconds, the option to download MP3 displayed.

successfully downloaded soundcloud audio song

Hitting the download button automatically downloaded the song. It’s that easy.

So, there you have it. If you have questions relating to downloading songs on Soundcloud, feel free to ask.

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Samuel Adeniyi

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