Deezer HiFi vs. Tidal HiFi: Which Is Better

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December 27, 2023

Amazon Music, Apple Music, Tidal, Qobuz, and plenty more music streaming services now include CD-quality and even Hi-Res audio in their base $10/month plans. Meanwhile, Deezer still charges $15/month in the USA for CD quality.

Deezer is a music streaming app that gives you access to over 90 million tracks worldwide and other audio content like podcasts. 

Deezer HiFi: one-month free, then $14.99/month. Listen to FLAC music in High Fidelity sound as if you were right in the recording studio. Exclusive early access to 360 Reality Audio tracks in 360 by Deezer application. With High Fidelity sound, you get lossless (16-bit, 1,411 Kbps), CD quality music streaming. 

Deezer HiFi

Deezer HiFi is already included in Deezer Premium in some countries, like Canada, UK.

Deezer Premium in UK: 1 month free then £11.99/month.

Premium Annual · Subscribe 25% off. £8.99/month when paid annually.

Family plan: £17.99/month.

Tidal HiFi: 30 days free then $9.99 / month. HiFi Sound Quality. Up to 1411 kbps. Allows you to stream audio using the lossless format FLAC, creating a crisp and robust music streaming experience.

Tidal HiFi

90M+ songs and 450K+ videos. Besides 90 million songs in HiFi sound quality, Tidal HiFi also offers a robust catalog of 450,000+ videos in HD, including music videos, live album experiences, and exclusive TIDAL content series.

So both Deezer HiFi and Tidal HiFi offer High Fidelity sound in 1411kbps FLAC format, but Deezer HiFi is expensive than Tidal HiFi.

How other people choose?

Based on Midia’s claim that there were 523.9 million total music streaming subscribers in Q2 2021. Deezer follows in seventh place with an 2 percent market share. Tidal is not listed and counted in Other. Though Tidal’s HiFi tier is $9.99 per month – 5 dollars a month less than Deezer HiFi($14.99/month). Tidal owns less than 2% of global market share, according to MIDiA’s report.

Global streaming music subscription market

Deezer Premium includes HiFi in some countries

However, Deezer HiFi is included in in Deezer Premium in some countries, such as Canada and UK. If you are still on the old HiFi tier, you should be able to get the new Premium including HiFi either by cancelling your old HiFi account, wait for it to run out, and then subscribe from a Free account to the new Premium tier. Or you contact the Deezer support and ask if they could switch you from old HiFi to new Premium instantly.

Deezer Family

So, which service is right for You?

That depends on your needs and budget. Deezer HiFi and Tidal HiFi offers the same sound quality with difference price.

If you are in UK, Deezer Premium(includes High Fidelity sound) costs £11.99/month (Family £17.99/month), Tidal HiFi costs £9.99/month.

If you are in U.S., Deezer HiFi costs costs $14.99/month (Family $19.99/month), Tidal HiFi costs $9.99/month(Family $14.99/month).

Good experience for usability, good music mixes and finding new music is also important. We recommend that you take advantage of the free trial to determine which service is best for you.

We hope this article has cleared up any confusion about the key differences between Tidal HiFi and Deezer HiFi. 

How to keep Deezer playlists forever?

There’s a handy tool that allows you to download Deezer music to MP3 and keep them forever – Pazu Deezer Music Converter.

1. Launch Deezer Music Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Deezer Music Converter on your Mac. Click the Sign in button and log in your Deezer account.

Deezer Music Converter

2. Change output format(optional)

The default output format is lossless M4A. Pazu Deezer Music Converter also supports converting Amazon Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. 

Output File Name: name the songs with any combination of Title, Artist, Album, Playlist Index, Track Number. For example, if you choose Title and Artist, Tylor Swift’s song Lover will be named as Lover Tylor Swift.mp3.

Output Organized: organize downloaded songs by Artist, Album, Artist/Album or Album/Artist.

Deezer to MP3

3. Select music you want to download

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose the playlist or album you want to convert. Click Add songs.

Deezer to MP3

4. Start Conversion

By default, all songs in the playlist/album will be checked. If there are songs you don’t want to convert, please uncheck the box. Then click Convert button to start downloading songs to the format you choose.

Deezer to MP3

Deezer Music Converter

After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the downloaded songs.

Deezer Music Converter