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Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader): Free Chrome Extension to Download Spotify Music

Kerwin Douglas | May 23, 2018 | License plans: 1 month $14.95, 3 months $29.95 & more | Buy Windows Version | Buy macOS Version


Spotiload (former Spotify VK Downloader) is a free extension on Google Chrome for vk.com users to search and download Spotify songs which can be matched with the songs uploaded to vk.com. In this article, we will introduce how to install and use Spotiload, list its advantages and disadvantages as well as introduce TuneMobie Spotify Music Converter which is the most professional Spotify Music downloader for both Spotify free and premium users.

Part 1: What is Spotiload (Former Spotify VK Downloader)?

Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader)

Spotiload, formerly called Spotify VK Downloader, is a free extension for Google Chrome to help users to search and download Spotify songs from vk.com. VK users can upload their own MP3 songs to website and name the songs as they like, when users find some favorite songs on Spotify web player, they can paste Spotify playlist into Spotiload, and Spotiload will search the songs available on vk.com, when the names are matched, the songs can be downloaded.

That is to say, Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader) doesn't download songs from Spotify directly. The Spotiload developer also claims that "responsibility of vk.com is to keep only legal mp3 files on their website" and "this extension does only name matched search, not content based."

Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader) extension works on https://play.spotify.com/ and https://open.spotify.com/ pages. As of May 2018, Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader) has more than 140,000 users and got an average of 3 stars.

How to Install and Use Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader)

Installing Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader) is same as install other Chrome extension. Here are the steps for your reference.

Step 1: Launch Google Chrome, go to Google homepage, search "Spotify VK Downloader" or "Spotiload" and click the best result. Or you can directly open "Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader)" extension page.

Step 2: Click "Add to Chrome" button at the upper right of the popup search result.

Step 3: A dialog will pop up and click "Add extension" button to install.

Install Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader) Extension

Once installation is finished, Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader) extension will popup a dialog in the chrome menu as well as be listed along with other extensions in the menu. Now you can use this extension to download Spotify music as MP3 for free. Here are the steps to download Spotify songs using Spotiload extension.

Step 1: Browse Spotify web player and copy the playlist link you like.

Step 2: Go to vk.com and log in your account. If you don't have an account, you can sign up a new account by using your email address or associating your Facebook account.

Step 3: Click "Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader)" icon in Chrome menu and click "Add tracks" button and matched songs will be listed.

Step 4: Click "Find & download selected tracks on vk.com" button to start downloading the songs.

Downloading Songs with Spotiload

You can click Downloads button to check the status of downloading, or click Settings icon to set parallel downloads. Batch downloading is supported and you can download up to 10 songs at a time. However, Spotiload extension is also warning the users that "vk.com may block the large number of parallel downloads."

The Advantages and the Disadvantages of Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader)

By using Spotiload extension, you may realize that it's not perfect. Here we will list some advantages and disadvantages.

The advantages of Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader)

  • It's totally free and you don't need to pay a penny for it.
  • It's cross-platform as Chrome is available in Windows, Mac OS X and Chrome OS.
  • It's easy-to-use, lightweight and stable.
  • MP3 files can be used everywhere without limitation.

The disadvantages of Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader)

  • You must have a vk.com account while vk.com is blocked or illegal in some countries.
  • Sometimes, the song name is not the real song with that name as vk.com users can name the uploaded songs as they like.
  • Sometimes, the downloaded MP3 files could be lack of ID3 tags or low-quality.
  • There are more than 40 million songs on Spotify but only a small part can be matched on vk.com.
  • Only MP3 output format is available, but sometimes you may need some other audio formats like M4A, WAV, FLAC, etc.

To some extent, Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader) is feature limited. If you want to download all your favorite songs from Spotify, either using free or premium account, a professional Spotify Music downloader called TuneMobie Spotify Music Converter may be the best choice for you.

The Most Professional Spotify Music Downloader: TuneMobie Spotify Music Converter

TuneMobie Spotify Music Converter

TuneMobie Spotify Music Converter is a dedicated Spotify music downloader which helps you to download any Spotify songs, albums and playlists and keep them as MP3, M4A, WAV or FLAC format. ID3 tags like song name, album, artist, genre, track number, artwork, etc. will be preserved.

Spotify Music Converter can help you download Spotify music no matter you are using free or premium account. And it helps you get 320kbps high-quality output songs.

Spotify Music Converter is available on Windows and Mac, and fully compatible with latest Windows, Mac and latest version of Spotify. On Windows, both standlone version and Microsoft Store version of Spotify are supported.

Spotify Music Converter is extremely easy-to-use and help you download Spotify songs in a few clicks.

Follow the steps below to download your favorite Spotify songs, albums or playlists.

Step 1: Launch Spotify Music Converter and Spotify will be launched automatically. Do not close Spotify when using the program.

Step 2: Click "Add Files" button to add songs, albums or playlists from Spotify. Both drag-and-drop and link copy & paste are supported. You can directly drag songs, albums or playlists from Spotify to Spotify Music Converter, or copy Spotify song/album/playlist link by right-clicking and paste the copied link at the bottom-left blank area.

Step 3: The Spotify music downloader will check all the songs in the playlist or album by default. If there is any song you don't like, you can simply uncheck.

Choose Spotify Songs

Step 4: Choose output folder and output format. Spotify Music Converter will use 320kbps MP3 as default output format but you can click Options button to change to M4A, WAV or FLAC as you like.

Step 5: Now simply click Convert button to start downloading the Spotify songs, albums and playlist.

Downloading Spotify Music

After downloading, you can click History button to check the downloaded songs. Then you can add to iTunes library and sync to iPod Nano or iPod Shuffle, or copy to PSP, Sony Walkman or any MP3 players for playback.

As you can see, Spotify Music Converter is much more powerful and professional than Spotiload (Spotify VK Downloader), if you are not satisfied with Spotiload and want to find an alternative, do not hesitate to download and install Spotify Music Converter to have a try.