Tidal dominates a important segment of the streaming music market due to its music quality, including 'high quality' at 320 kbps, 44.1 kHz / 16 bit HiFi streams as well as MQA audios at 96 kHz / 24 bit. It is a common phenomenon that high audio quality means high subscription fees. So does Tidal.
To access to Tidal's music library, there are two basic tiers for your choice, respectively high-end Tidal Hi-Fi at $19.99 and Tidal Premium at $9.9 per month. No matter which plan you choose to subscribe, it's not a cheap deal.
That's why there are more and more Tidal users who are eager to get Tidal music for free. Today, we will recommend three possible ways on how to get Tidal for free in 2019, which are 100% working and easy to operate.
Part 1. How to Get Tidal for Free with 30-days Free Trial
With the purpose to attract new users to subscribe Tidal Premium or Hi-Fi plan and let them explore music feast before choosing Tidal streaming music service, Tidal offers 30-day free trial to be a temporary Tidal member and experience music the way the artist intended.
By starting a free trial on Tidal, you can access to over million lossless audio track, discover exclusive music and videos, listen to Tidal music and playlists off line, etc. Can't wait to be a free-trial Tidal user? You can follow the below tutorial to learn how to sign up free Tidal account to get Tidal music with no cost on your computer.
Step 1. Launch the web browser you usually use and then navigate to Tidal official website.
Step 2. There is a big "Start Free Trial" in the middle of the main page, please click it to sign up a Tidal account with your email address or continue with Facebook or Twitter account.
Step 3. It will pop up a new window, in which please fill it with the password and personal information and then click 'Continue' to the next step.
Step 4. Now, you can select your plan from 'Premium' or 'HiFi'. Apart from the Standard plan, you can also choose specific types of "Family", "Student" or "Military", if you meet the condition.
Step 5. Please fill in the details of your credit card or link with your PayPal. After that, you have finished to be a Tidal subscriber and can start to get Tidal music for free.
Notes: Once it expired, you won't play Tidal music and playlists anymore unless you start to pay for the subscription fee every month. Besides, in order to avoid involuntary payments, please cancel it before it expired.
See Also: How to Get Tidal 6-month Free Trial
Part 2. How to Get Tidal Music Free after Trial
Without Tidal free trial, you can only open Tidal app or go to Tidal web player to browse music, playlists and albums. When you click the 'Play' button to listen to Tidal tracks, you will be required to pay for $9.99 or $19.99 per month according to your plan.
What will you do when the free trial is expired? Will you just give up Tidal platform with more than 60 million tracks? Is there any way to keep Tidal music forever after trial? Fortunately, the answer is positive. But you will draw support from AudFree Tidal Music Downloader, which can not only download Tidal music and playlists offline with your free trial plan but also convert Tidal music to FLAC, MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, and M4B so that you can get Tidal music forever.
The following tutorial will show you how to download music for free from Tidal. Please make sure you have downloaded and installed AudFree Tidal Music Downloader on your Mac/PC in advance and the free trial is not expired currently. Besides, it's also important to note that the free trial version of this smart tool is limited to the one-minute conversion time, you'd better purchase the full version to unlock it.
- Step 1Add Tidal music and playlists to AudFree
Double click to launch Tidal Music Converter from your computer desktop and you will see Tidal app will be opened automatically. Please browse the Tidal music library and find the favorite music and playlists that you'd like to download and keep forever. Once found, please click the item and then tap the three-dot icon > 'Share' > 'Copy Tidal link' to copy Tidal tracks and then paste the Tidal link to AudFree's search box. Now, just hit on the '+' button to load them to AudFree for a while.
- Step 2Adjust Tidal output format and other parameters
AudFree Tidal Music Downloader also allows you to customize output audio formats and other audio parameters. Click the top menu to choose the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' button to open setting window and then you can adjust output format as FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A, MP3, etc. and adjust bit rate, sample rate to change output audio quality. If you'd like to keep high-quality Tidal music, you are recommended to set FLAC or WAV lossless format as output format.
- Step 3Download Tidal for free from Tidal
After all settings are ready, you can simply press the big 'Convert' button at the bottom-right corner of the main window. You will see 'Convert' will be switched to 'Cancel' mode, which means it starting the downloading process. In general, AudFree software will run at 5X faster speed. The real conversion time depends on how many Tidal tracks added. You can locate offline Tidal music by clicking the 'file' icon directly and then listen to music on Tidal for free.
Part 3. How to Get Tidal Free with Sprint
As a famous American telecommunications company, Sprint Corporation announced that they have bought a 33 percent stake of Tidal for a reported $200 million on January 23, 2017. After that, Sprint starts to introduce two new pricing plan for its cell service. One of them is an Unlimited Plus plan coming bundled with a free Tidal Premium membership, while Unlimited Premium plan with a free Tidal HiFi membership.
As a result, if you need to choose a telecommunications company for wireless voice, messaging, and broadband services, why not choose Sprint and get free Tidal. It's the icing on the cake. By the way, Sprint offers a 6-month trial. If you get it, you can still eligible to get Tidal for free. If you already have a Tidal subscription, but like to get it for free by subscribing to Sprint Unlimited Plus, you can refer to the below simple guide.
Step 1. Please contact Sprint and subscribe to Sprint Unlimited Plus plan.
Step 2. Enter to Tidal official website and cancel your paying plan.
Step 3. Go to your Tidal app and log out your account details. After that, you will be prompted to accept via the Sprint subscription.