How to download Spotify album cover?

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coco
August 25, 2023

Spotify has more than 100 million songs and each songs has abum cover and each playlist has cover. Sometimes you may want to download album or playlist cover for your own playlists. However, downloading album covers directly from Spotify is not officially supported, as their content is protected by copyright and their terms of use. However, there are some workgrounds to download album covers from Spotify and add them to your local music library for personal use.

In this article, we’ll show you how to download cover from Spotify songs, playlists, or albums in different sizes.

Contents

Related: 10 websites to download free Spotify playlist covers

1. Make a screenshot of the album cover

1. Play the song you want to download album cover from in Spotify desktop app or web player.

2. Click the up arrow at the button left corner to expand the album cover.

3. Now you will get the large album cover image on the right part of Spotify interface.

4. Enlarge Spotify interface and take a screenshot of this album cover image. For Windows, press “Windows icon+Shift+S” on your keyboard; while for Mac, press “Shift+Command+4“. You will get the album cover size around 760×760.

2. Download Spotify album cover from browser

1. Go to open.spotify.com/ in Google Chrome browser on your computer.

2. Find the playlist or album cover you want to download.

3. Press “Ctrl+Shift+I” on Windows PC, or “Command+Option+i” on Mac computer to open the inspect mode for browser.

4. Click below icon and select the playlist or album cover you want to download.

5. Double click the src url on the right side. Copy and open it in a new tab.

6. Now you find the playlist or album cover open in the new tab. Right click it and choose Save Image As…

This method results in Spotify cover art with dimensions of approximately 300X300px or 640X640px, depending on the cover art provided by Spotify.

3. Download Spotify album cover from Amazon Store

1. Visit Amazon Music Store in your browser.

2. Search the song or playlist from which you want to download album cover from. Right click the album cover and choose Open Image in New Tab.

3. Now the album cover will be open in a new tab. Delete below apart from the url press enter. For example:

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changed to

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Now you will get the larger album cover. The size of the album cover art will be up to 1400X1400px. Right click it and choose Save Image As…

Extra tip: How to download Spotify songs with album cover?

Album cover, or called album artwork, is important for online and downloaded songs. To download Spotify songs along with their album covers, you can use this third-party Pazu Spotify music downloaders that preserve the album artwork while converting the songs to your desired format. The Spotify music downloader extract the album art from the Spotify tracks and include them in the downloaded files.

Pazu Spotify Converter is a top-notch tool designed to download Spotify songs, albums, playlists, and podcasts in various common formats, such as MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV, and AIFF. Rest assured, the original audio quality is maintained at 100%. Additionally, after downloading, all ID3 Tags and metadata, including title, artwork, artist, album, and track number, will be preserved seamlessly.

Key features of Pazu Spotify Converter:

  • Download Spotify songs, albums, playlists and podcast with either Spotify free or premium account.
  • Built-in Spotify web player, no Spotify app needed.
  • Download Spotify to MP3 in 320kbps.
  • Multiple output formats: MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF.
  • Keep all ID3 tags.
  • Rename Spotify songs with title, album, artist, etc.
  • Archive downloaded songs by album or artist.
  • Multilingual interface.

1. Run Pazu Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account with the built-in web player.

spotify converter

2. Select Spotify music from the built-in web player.

Select the songs, album or playlist you want to download. Spotify Converter will detect and display all songs. Uncheck the songs you don’t want to download if there are any. Click “Show All” icon to toggle “Hide Converted” on in case some songs have been downloaded before.

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3. Choose output format

Click the ” Options ” button on the top right corner. Here you can select output format (MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF), output quality, customize the output path, organize the output files in various ways, rename output files and more.

spotify song format

4. Download and Convert Spotify Songs to Local

Click Convert button to start downloading the Spotify songs to your local computer. After downloading, transfer the songs to your phone, tablet or MP3 player, then you can listen to Spotify music even on Airplane mode.

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