Fixed: How to download FLAC from Deezer?

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May 6, 2024

Deezer paying subscriber gets the option to stream the music and download for offline use within the app borders only. The songs are downloaded to your device but still encrypted and can only be played with deezer app.

Here in this article we will introduce how to download Deezer Music to the lossless FLAC format songs offline. After that, you can transfer the downloaded music to various portable devices to freely enjoy offline Deezer Music without restriction.

What file format does Deezer use?

Deezer’s files are “real lossless.” They stream 16-Bit/44.1 kHz FLAC. Deezer Premium/Duo/Family subscribers can stream FLAC 16-Bit/44.1 kHz music across all your devices including the desktop app, web player, iOS, Android, and Xbox.

What is FLAC format?

FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, is a lossless audio format, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. Deezer FLAC is generelly in high quality, encoded from PCM Masters that were supplied by distributers.

Can I download FLAC songs from Deezer?

You can download High Fidelity FLAC songs from Deezer on iOS and Android. Just make sure you have selected High Fidelity in Settings – Audio – Download quality. However, the dowloaded FLAC songs are encrypted and you can only play them within Deezer app.

On desktop, you are not able to configure the download settings. Luckily with third party application Pazu Deezer Music Converter, you can easily download Deezer songs to FLAC on Mac and Windows.

How to download Flac from Deezer?

Pazu Deezer Music Converter is the perfect solution to convert Deezer music to lossless FLAC songs. The program integrates with the built-in Deezer Network Player, allowing Deezer users to download their desired music from Deezer to Mac/Windows. Besides FLAC format, it also supports downloading Deezer music to MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV and AIFF formats to your personal PC. Of course, while converting music at 10x speed, this tool will not sacrifice the original audio quality and ID3 tags.

The main features of Pazu Deezer Music Converter include:

  1. High-quality audio conversion: Pazu Deezer Music Converter would get the music files as .flac, store them locally, and play them on demand.
  2. Fast and efficient: Pazu Deezer Music Converter is designed to download and convert Deezer music at high speed, allowing you to save time and get your music collection ready for offline listening.
  3. Batch conversion: Pazu Deezer Music Converter allows you to convert multiple songs or playlists at once, making it easy to transfer your entire music library to a new device.
  4. User-friendly interface: Pazu Deezer Music Converter features a simple and intuitive interface that makes it easy for anyone to use, regardless of their technical expertise.
  5. ID3 tag editing: Pazu Deezer Music Converter also allows you to edit the ID3 tags of your music files, including artist name, album title, and track number, for easy organization and playback.

1. Launch Deezer Music Converter

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

Deezer Music Converter

2. Change output format(optional)

Click the gear icon on the top right corner to customize output settings.

Select FLAC as output format. You’re also able to choose Output Quality, Output Folder, filename format, etc.

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

Open the playlist, artist page or album you want to convert on the web player. 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.

Deezer to MP3

Then click Convert button to start downloading Deezer songs to FLAC format. You will see the progress.

Deezer Music Converter

After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the downloaded songs. Now you have downloaded FLAC songs from Deezer and can transfer the downloaded music to various portable devices so that you can listen to the songs anytime, anywhere. 

The downloaded FLAC tracks are saved to your local drive on your computer. Though your Deezer subscription expires, the downloaded tracks are still offline playable.

Deezer Music Converter

Moreover, Pazu is good at multi-platform audio conversion. It can rip MP3/FLAC audio files from Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, YouTube Music and Pandora. It is the best among many available streaming music converters.

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