(Guide) How to Download SoundCloud to M4A

November 25, 2022
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If you have been using SoundCloud for a while, you no doubt understand why it is one of the best music streaming sites in the business.

You can find every genre of music from both established and upcoming musicians on SoundCloud.

But since it is a streaming site, you will need to be connected to the internet to listen to the music on your account.

To listen to the songs offline, you will need to download the songs to your computer, which can only be done with the right-download tool.

In this article we will share with you the best ways to download and convert music from SoundCloud to M4A format.

1. Download SoundCloud to M4A using Desktop Downloader

By far the easiest way to convert music from SoundCloud to M4A is to use UniTube downloader. This is a music and video downloading tool that is both easy to use and highly effective.

Before we share with you exactly how you can use UniTube to convert SoundCloud to M4A, let’s first look at the main reasons why UniTube should be your only choice:

The following are its main features:

  • Other than SoundCloud, you can use UniTube to download music from a thousand different music streaming sites such as MixCloud, etc.
  • The song will be downloaded in a matter of seconds, thanks to UniTube’s multithread technology.
  • You can also choose to get lyrics and ID3 tags along with the download.
  • Your downloaded audio files will retain their original quality.
  • It will easily convert the audio files to a variety of formats including M4A, MP3, and more.

Follow these steps to use UniTube to download audio files from SoundCloud in M4A format:

Step 1: Start by downloading installing UniTube on to your computer.  

Step 2: Then go to SoundCloud, find the song you want to download and copy the SoundCloud URL link.

 copy the SoundCloud URL link

Step 3: Now, open UniTube and then click on the “Preferences” section. Select the “Download” tab in the popup that appears and under “Format” choose “M4A” as the output format that you want to use.

You can also customize a number of other settings here. Once you are happy with everything, click on “Save” to save the changes.


Step 4: Then click on “Paste URL” or “Multiple URLs”to paste the URL(s) and the download will begin immediately.

Multiple URLs

Step 5: In a few seconds the downloaded M4A file will be available on your computer.

the download will begin immediately

download complete

2. Download from SoundCloud Using Online Downloader

The SoundCloud Downloader is an online tool that can also be used to download music from SoundCloud in a number of formats including M4A.

Since it is accessible on any browser, you will not need to install any programs on to your computer to use it, which can be very appealing to most users.

But like most online tools, we can’t guarantee that it will download all songs from SoundCloud or that it will work every time.

If you do choose to use it, here’s how to use this online solution to download songs from SoundCloud:

Step 1: Go to SoundCloud, find the song that you want to download and copy its URL.

Step 2: Now go to https://www.savelink.info/sites/soundcloud to access the online downloader.

Step 3: Paste in the URL link into the field provided in the page below.

Step 4: The downloader will provide you with a download link that you can use to download the song. Simply right-click on the link that you get and then choose “Save Link As” to start the download.

As you can probably guess, you will not be able to choose the output format to download the video. Therefore, if you would like the song in M4A format, you will need to convert it after downloading.

Download from SoundCloud Using Online Downloader

3. Final Thoughts

Downloading music from streaming sites like SoundCloud can be notoriously difficult because you are meant to only stream the music.

But as we have seen, with the best tool, you can download the songs in a matter of minutes.

UniTube is the only tool that can guarantee you will be able to download any song in the most popular formats.

You can even use it to download more than one song at the same time or even an entire playlist.

With more than 10 years’ experience, VidJuice aims to be your best partner for the easy and seamless download of videos and audios.

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