Where is the music I download from Spotify on my PC?

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There have been several ways in which we can enjoy our favorite artists. Over time the tools through which people they convey their emotions yes are innovated, even considered therapeutic.

If we ask, there are music sessions for unborn babies, music to relax, for increase concentration, there is specialized music for gyms, for work and even for pets.

Where does Spotify and all its music come from?

From radio, to cassettes, to CDs, to computer music downloaders, the ease of access to music has changed as technology has advanced. Nowadays, any device gives you the ability to enter your favorite music reproductions and in a very simple way.



And so Spotify was born. Launched in October 2008 for Europe, this Swedish platform presents itself as an option for enter to the music via computer or smartphone. Despite having other alternative applications for listening to music, Spotify has positioned itself as one of the best and most commercial.

With availability for a large number of operating systems, the platform features a free version, where you can listen to the music of your favorite artists online, with advertising between the songs and with some limitations in the reproduction of content.

The Premium version, on the other hand, will give you allows you to download the music that you prefer, being able to listen to it as many times as you want, as many times as you want, with the total freedom to repeat it as many times as you want. want, without having to be connected to a data network or Wi-Fi and without advertising between songs.


Does it take up space on my computer or in a cloud?

There are a lot of advances and developments that this platform has made since its launch. However, it could be said that some of its main findings are:


  • Finally, somehow, with that download saturation that a person could have on their computer or smartphone.
  • Helps reduce the use of programs that contribute to piracy.
  • Better quality in audio.
  • Virus-free file.

Therefore, it stands out, like its main features, a service with excellent audio quality and insurance for its users. In addition to contributing to the legal exposure of the different artists who are part of this community.

However, the fact that you don't have a dubious download disaster inside your computer it doesn't mean the downloads you make, in case it is a Premium client, do not take up any space inside.

More than one of its users will have been surprised to see the amount of space the application takes up inside their computer, thinking that the platform would use some sort of cloud for each client… that's not unreasonable, but it's not correct either.

Where are the songs I download from Spotify saved?

To get on your computer the storage folder that is created when you start downloading songs on Spotify, you need to follow the following steps:

  • Insert " This equipment »On your computer.
  • Select " Local disk l ".
  • Insert " users «.
  • Select the folder » User «
  • Locate the folder » AppData «
  • Click on the folder » Local «

Once in the folder " Local ", A list of folders will be displayed, among them you will find the folder" Spotify ", with the different files and folders that the application created in based on the configuration and use you have given on your computer.



Another way, a little more direct, or if you're having trouble finding one of the above folders, is enter the file explorer of your computer (or one of the alternative explorers of Windows) and write, in the navigation bar, the following address:

C: UsersuserAppDataLocalSpotify

It's ready! In a few seconds you will find yourself in the folder containing all the configuration data of your Spotify.

If the Spotify application takes up a lot of space on your device, you can learn how to install Spotify Lite on your android device.

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