Q: "I recently switched from Tidal to Qobuz because I like the quality of HD music without MQA decoding. But I have a lot of favorite playlists on Tidal. Will these playlists disappear when my Tidal subscription expires? Can I transfer my Tidal playlists to Qobuz?"
There are many tools that can help you transfer playlists from Tidal to Qobuz, but most of them can't maintain lossless sound quality. Therefore, today we will introduce you to three ways to import playlist to Qobuz from Tidal. You can choose a way you like to enjoy your Tidal playlists on Qobuz smoothly.
Part 1. Can You Transfer Tidal Music to Qobuz
If you want to transfer your Tidal playlist to Qobuz, the first question you should be clear about is, can Qobuz import playlist to it?
Fortunately, the answer is yes. Qobuz allows you to upload your local music files to it. However, please note that not all audio files are compatible with Qobuz. It only supports music in MP3 320kbps or FLAC 44.1kHz format. In addition, it only supports royalty-free music.
Therefore, if you want to import Tidal playlist to Qobuz, you need to convert your Tidal music to MP3 or FLAC. In addition, all of Tidal's songs are protected by copyright. You should also remove Tidal's protection to get royalty-free music.
After knowing the principle, you will know better how to transfer playlists from Tidal to Qobuz. In the following sections, we will introduce you to three methods to import playlist to Qobuz from Tidal. Among them, the first method is the most effective and safest one.
Part 2. How to Transfer Playlists from Tidal to Qobuz via AudFree
When you search for "Tidal to Qobuz", you will probably find many online music transfer tools. However, there are many restrictions when using these sites. For example, you can only sync track titles, transfer playlists manually one by one, and many other restrictions. In a way, they may not be the easiest way to transfer Tidal playlists to Qobuz.
The easiest and most effective way to transfer Tidal playlist to Qobuz is to use AudFree Tidal Music Converter. It is the best tool that can meet your various needs. It allows you to download Tidal songs as royalty-free audio files. It supports multiple output formats including MP3, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B. Therefore, you can use AudFree Tidal Converter to get Qobuz-compatible Tidal music files. Then, you can easily import Tidal playlist to Qobuz.
During the download process, this AudFree program will maintain lossless sound quality. All the metadata information of your Tidal songs will be preserved. Its conversion speed is 5 times faster than other programs. Even so, it supports batch downloading of Tidal songs. Therefore, it can be considered the best Tidal to Qobuz converter.
Now you can try to install AudFree Tidal Music Converter from the 'Download' icon above. And below is a tutorial on how to transfer Tidal playlist to Qobuz.
How to Transfer Playlists/Albums/Songs from Tidal to Qobuz
- Step 1Add Tidal playlists to AudFree
- Launch AudFree Tidal Music Converter on your desktop. The Tidal app will automatically open seconds later. Simply drag and drop playlists from Tidal to this program. Alternatively, copy and paste the link of it to the search bar in AudFree. Then tap the '+' button to load it to AudFree.
- Step 2Change output settings for Qobuz
- To import playlists from Tidal to Qobuz, you need to set the Tidal output format as MP3 or FLAC. For Windows users, please click the 'menu' icon on the top-right frame in AudFree. For Mac users, please open Mac's 'menu' > AudFree Tidal Music Converter on the top-left of the screen. Next, click the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' tab to open the Settings window. Here, you can also edit other output options such as sample rate, bit rate, etc. according to your needs.
- Step 3Begin to convert Tidal playlists for Qobuz
- Now please click the big 'Convert' icon to start your conversion. After the converting process is done, please follow the pop-out red dot to locate the destinated directory. Until now, you have got the compatible Tidal music files with Qobuz. You can easily transfer Tidal playlist to Qobuz.
- Step 4Transfer Playlists from Tidal to Qobuz
- Now all converted Tidal audios are saved on local computers. Directly open Qobuz. Then manually select and import the local Tidal music files to Qobuz for offline listening.
Part 3. How to Import Tidal Playlist to Qobuz via Soundiiz
Besides AudFree Tidal Music Converter, Soundiiz also allows you to transfer Tidal playlist to Qobuz. It is an online web tool so you can use it without installing extra software. It collaborates with Tidal in 2015. So, you can now use it to move Tidal playlists to Qobuz or other streaming music services. If you are a free user of Soundiiz, you can only transfer one playlist at once. You will need to upgrade to Premium for syncing multiple playlists. Below is how you can transfer playlists from Tidal to Qobuz by Soundiiz.
Step 1. Go to the official website of Soundiiz. Open its Web app and log in to your account.
Step 2. Select the 'Playlist Tab' in your library.
Step 3. Click on 'Tidal' in the left panel. Then log in with your Tidal account.
Step 4. Select the Tidal playlists that you want to import to Qobuz. Select them by checking the box at the left of the playlists.
Step 5. Click on the 'Convert' icon in the top toolbar.
Step 6. Choose Qobuz as the destination platform. And you will need to type your account information.
Step 7. Then it will automatically transfer your selected Tidal playlists to Qobuz.
Part 4. How to Transfer Tidal Playlists to Qobuz via TuneMyMusic
TuneMyMusic is also an online tool that can convert one music platform to another. It supports many streaming music platforms including Spotify, Tidal, YouTube Music, Qobuz, and more. With it, you can transfer your Tidal playlists, songs, albums, and artists to Qobuz easily. In other words, you can keep all your Tidal music library while using Qobuz. Follow the steps below to transfer playlists from Tidal to Qobuz,
Step 1. Visit the official website of TuneMyMusic and click on the big 'Let's Start' button.
Step 2. Select 'Tidal' from the listing music platforms. You will need to grant TuneMyMusic to access it.
Step 3. Choose the Tidal playlists you want to transfer to Qobuz.
Step 4. Select 'Qobuz' as the destination music service. Also, you need to allow it to access to Qobuz.
Step 5. Click 'Start transfer' and it will automatically transfer Tidal playlist to Qobuz.
Part 5. FAQs about Tidal to Qobuz
Q1: Is Qobuz Better than Tidal?
A: If you like to play music directly from FLAC files and buy high-definition tracks at a great price, Qobuz will be for you.
If you want to try streaming music in MQA format, Tidal would be a good choice.
Both have their strengths and weaknesses, you can go to the comparison between Qobuz vs Tidal to get a detailed comparison.
Q2: How Do I Export a Tidal Playlist?
A: You can export Tidal playlists with AudFree Tidal Converter. It allows you to export Tidal music to MP3, FLAC, AAC, M4A, and more.
Q3: How Do I Transfer My Tidal Playlist to Qobuz?
A: You can transfer playlists from Tidal to Qobuz by using AudFree Tidal Converter, Soundiiz, or TuneMyMusic.
Part 6. In Conclusion
You have learned how to transfer Tidal playlist to Qobuz for listening. Soundiiz and TuneMyMusic are online tools so you don't need to install extra software. However, they have shortcomings. Soundiiz only allows you to transfer one playlist at a time. You need to pay for Premium to batch sync playlists. TuneMyMusic needs to pay for use. While AudFree Tidal Converter is the best one you can use to import playlist to Qobuz from Tidal. It has a free trial and allows you to batch convert Tidal playlists. Besides, it will keep the original sound quality and all the metadata information. With it, you can listen to Tidal playlists on any platform you want.