Spotify Free VS Spotify Premium: 5 Detailed Facts

5 Facts of Spotify Free and Premium that can help users learn more information about Spotify. After reading this article, users can decide if they should subscribe to Spotify Premium or now.

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As the best and the most popular music streaming platform, Spotify provides users with the option to keep using Spotify for free or to upgrade to Premium for more services. If you want to unlock more services when using Spotify and break the restrictions, you will need to pay for Spotify Premium. Spotify also sets up different subscription plans for users to choose from. There are three subscription plans of Spotify, which are Individual subscription ($9.99/month for 1 account), Family subscription ($14.99/month for 6 accounts) and Student subscription ($4.99/month only for student accounts). However, paying for Spotify Premium doesn't mean users can enjoy Spotify without any limitation, you can know the differences between Spotify Free and Spotify Premium and learn to break all the limitations of Spotify with TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter.

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Table of contents
1. 5 Detailed Facts You Should Know About Spotify Free & Spotify Premium
2. Completely Break Limitations of Spotify with TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter
3. How to Use TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter

5 Detailed Facts You Should Know About Spotify Free & Spotify Premium

When Spotify was launched, the option to upgrade Spotify Premium was also launched. As of the third quarter of 2019, Spotify had 113 million premium subscribers worldwide. Spotify offers music streaming services for more than a decade, and more and more people choose to pay for Spotify Premium. But for all Spotify users, including Spotify Free and Spotify Premium users, not all of them know the differences between Free and Premium. Below we will show you five facts you may not know about Spotify Free and Spotify Premium.

1. Advertisement VS Ad-Free

Spotify Free users may have encountered such a situation, after you have played a few Spotify songs, ad audio will be automatically played and it cannot be skipped. In addition, the Spotify main interface will pop up the ad image from time to time. For Spotify Premium users, they don't know what it feels like to receive an ad because Spotify Premium provides an ad-free experience to the subscribers.

2. Shuffle Play Only VS Multiple Playback Mode

When you are using Spotify app with a Free account, you can only enjoy Spotify in shuffle play mode, which is limited by Spotify. With a Spotify Premium account, there are four kinds of playback mode for you to enjoy, they are shuffle play, repeat a song, repeat an album/playlist and play in order.

3. Skip Songs: Limited VS Unlimited

With Spotify Premium, you can skip any song as many times as you like without limitations. But with Spotify Free, things are different, you can still skip the song but the times you skip the song will be limited to 6 times per hour.

4. Offline Listening VS Online Streaming Only

Spotify Premium allows subscribers to download up to 10,000 Spotify songs, which can fit most subscribers' need for offline listening. With Spotify Free, users are not allowed to download any Spotify songs and this means Spotify Free users can only stream Spotify music with a fine internet connection.

5. Audio Quality: 160 Kbps VS 320 Kbps

For Spotify Free users, they can enjoy Spotify music with 96 Kbps bit rate on mobile devices and up to 160 Kbps bit rate on desktop or web player of each song. Well, with Spotify Premium, subscribers can stream and download Spotify songs with up to 320 Kbps bit rate for better music enjoyment.

Completely Break Limitations of Spotify with TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter

Spotify Premium seems to solve many of the limitations of Spotify Free users, but Spotify Premium itself has a lot of limitations as well. The limitations that are still disturbing Spotify Premium subscribers all come from the format that Spotify uses for its tracks - the encrypted OGG format. For example, if you want to stream Spotify songs on more than 5 devices, you will fail to do so with both Free and Premium accounts. There are further problems like burning Spotify music to CDs, enjoy Spotify music on iPod Nano/Shuffle, add Spotify songs to videos as BGM, etc., none of these problems can be achieved no matter you are using Spotify Free or Premium. To fix all the problems and break limitations for both Spotify Free and Premium users, we will need TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter.

For those who use TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter and Spotify Free, you can now enjoy Spotify without ads in any playback mode with up to 160 Kbps audio quality on infinity devices and skip songs as many time as you want without subscribing to Spotify Premium.

TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter is a professional Spotify music converter that is specially designed to convert Spotify songs from encrypted OGG files to plain M4A, MP3, FLAC and WAV. After conversion, those limitations we mentioned above can be solved and Spotify users with both Free and Premium accounts can enjoy and use Spotify music for multiple purposes freely. TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter can convert Spotify songs with 100% original audio quality and all ID3 tags remained at fast conversion speed. With this converter, you can organize and rename each Spotify song of yours in only a few clicks. It can be said that this is a one-stop Spotify Music Converter for all Spotify users.

How to Use TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter

Step 1: Launch TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter

Launch TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter on your computer and Spotify will also be launched.

TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter interface

Step 2: Add Spotify music

Add Spotify songs from Spotify to the converter by directly drag and drop. Choose the one you want to convert and check the checkbox.

Drag Spotify Music Songs to Converter

Step 3: Choose output format

Set output format and other options by clicking the "Options" button. You can adjust volume, choose the output format, set conversion speed, set the way to sort output files, etc. in the "Options" window.

Choose Output Format

Step 4: Start conversion

Press the "Convert" button to start converting Spotify songs to MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC..

Downloading Spotify Music

Once the conversion is finished, you are able to open output folder and locate output songs by clicking the "History" button. It's also accessible to remove conversion history or output files if necessary.


Everything have became easy after converting Spotify songs to MP3 files, listening to Spotify music on multiple devices, burn Spotify music to CDs, use Spotify music as background music in video edits. There are no more limitations of Spotify songs with the help of TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter. In fact, TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter can convert Spotify music to M4A, WAV, FLAC files, not just MP3. For different purpose, users can get these four kinds of music files. So, this is not only the best way to convert Spotify music to MP3, but also the best way to convert Spotify music to M4A, WAV, FLAC, if you haven't made up your mind, you don't need to hesitate anymore, this is definitely the perfect choice for you.