Can I Record/Download Music from Slacker Radio? Solved!

By Roger Kelly Updated on 2021-07-14 / Update for Audio Recording Tips

Similar with Spotify service, Slacker Radio is a well-known online streaming music service with freemium and premium tiers provided. For Slacker Radio free users, you will be able to access to the whole Slacker’s music library and listen to music, radios and playlists with ads online. If you’d like to get the features, like listening offline, ad-free songs, unlimited skips, etc. you will be required to upgrade to Slacker Radio Plus or Spotify Radio Premium.

As a Slacker Radio user, you might be eager to get a positive answer to the following question: instead of subscribing to Slacker Radio Plus for $3.99 per month or $9.99 every month to play on-demand ad-free music from Slacker radio offline, is there alternative solution to download Slacker Radio music for offline listening?

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Fortunately, the answer could be yes. To listen to Slacker Radio music offline with free account on Slacker, you just need to look for a professional and powerful Slacker Radio recorder and downloader that can help you record Slacker Radio with zero quality loss. In this article, we will introduce such a tool for Slacker Radio and show the detailed tutorial on how to record Slacker Radio as MP3 offline.

Part 1. Best Slacker Radio Recorder to Convert Slacker Radio to MP3

There are lots of audio recorders and downloaders well-designed for streaming music services. When it comes to the best performance, such as high-quality output audios, special functions, ID3 editor, etc. AudFree Audio Capture could be put in the No.1 place.

By adopting innovate and advanced audio capturing technology rather than traditional audio recording technology, AudFree Slacker Radio Recorder has the ability of recording and downloading music from not only streaming music services, like Slacker Radio but also video sharing sites like YouTube, local media players, online radio stations, etc.

Besides, it is also an all-in-one audio converter, which can convert Slacker radio to MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A, OGG, AU and more without touching original audio tracks. With its built-in ID3 editor, you will be able to customize ID3 tags, such as year, title, cover, and other audio parameters, like bit depth and sample rate in the accordance with your special requirements.

AudFree Slacker Radio Capture

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  • Losslessly download music from Slacker Radio, Spotify, etc.
  • Capture audio tracks from Slacker Radio on Mac/Windows losslessly
  • Convert recorded Slacker Radio to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, etc.
  • Grab multiple Slacker Radio audios and divide them to independent tracks

Part 2. How to Download Music from Slacker Radio for Free

To record audios from Slacker Radio, please download and install the AudFree Audio Capture on your computer, which will pop up a detailed guide on using Audio Capture. You can refer to that instruction or directly follow the below tutorial to record and download Slacker Radio as MP3 with almost 100% original files preserved.

Step 1Setup AudFree Slacker Radio Capture
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After you installed AudFree Audio Capture on your computer, please launch it to set up the recording settings. In the main interface, you will see there is a 'Select/Add an App' bar. Click it and then hit '+' to add your web browser you used to access to Slacker Radio. Also, drag it from your computer desktop to the AudFree software.
Step 2Set output formats as MP3 for Slacker Radio
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There is a 'Format' list at the bottom line of the main window, please click it to get the setting window. And then you are able to define output format as MP3 to export Slacker Radio music as MP3 in the 'Audio' section and customize other audio parameters, like bit depth, sample rate, audio channel, encoder by hitting the 'Edit' icon to enhance the audio quality for better listening experience.
Step 3Start to play and download music from Slacker Radio
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Go back to the main interface and select the target web browser, like Safari or Chrome. Then, click the 'Start' button to open it. Once opened, please type the link address of Slacker Web Player to navigate to Slacker Radio. Now, you can start to discover favorite songs and playlists on Slacker Radio and play them. At the same time, this smart audio recorder will automatically record and download Slacker Radio music.
Step 4Edit and save Slacker Radio music and playlists
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When all songs in Slacker Radio that you'd like to listen to offline are downloaded and recorded successfully, click 'Stop' to end the process. Next, you can hit the 'Trim' button (at each recorded track) to cut Slacker Radio playlists into smaller audio segments, and click 'Edit Tag' to customize ID3 tags, etc. After that, please click the 'Save' button to save all offline Slacker files on your computer.

Part 3. Listen to Slacker Radio Songs Offline on Any Device

No matter you are using Slacker Radio free account or premium account, you can use AudFree Audio Capture to get better Slacker music playback. For free users, you can record Slacker Radio music for offline listening without interruption of advertising. For premium subscribers, you can download playlists from Slacker Radio to MP3 so that you can transfer them to any other device for playback.

Now, it’s time for you to record Slacker Radio songs as MP3. After that, you can listen to them anywhere and anytime.

Roger Kelly

Roger Kelly

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Roger Kelly has been dedicated in content creation about music streaming services and technology for over 6 years. He is an expert and computer geek to provide fixes and tips about various recorders and Amazon Music.

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