People love Qobuz mostly because it offers a high-quality music streaming service. If you also want to enjoy Hi-Res music on another music player without the Qobuz app, keep reading to learn how to download music from Qobuz in FLAC. Of course, you can also convert FLAC to ALAC or other formats. 


All the methods mentioned here are for private and educational use only.

You should not use any of these methods to distribute or pirate music.

A Qobuz paid subscription is required to download anything from Qobuz.

It may be illegal to use this in your country, so be informed.


Since most people would prefer a GUI tool, the first method would be Qobuz Downloader X (QBDLX). QBDLX is completely free and open source. It comes with an intuitive interface. You can download it and start downloading music without installation. 

As mentioned, you will need a paid Qobuz account to download anything. After you log in, you can simply input a Qobuz URL and the program will download all the tracks for you. You can choose quality from 320kbps to Hi-Res 24-Bit / up to 192kHz. In addition, you can also choose which tags to save including cover art, album title, release date, genre, artist, etc. 

However, QBDLX is only available for Windows. For Mac users, you can use Allavsoft (GUI) or the other command-based tools to download Qobuz music in FLAC. If you are using Windows, you can follow the steps to see how QBDLX works.

Step 1. Download the latest version of QBDLX on your Windows storage. Locate the downloaded file and extract it. 

Step 2. Open the folder and locate the “.exe” file. Double click to run the DBDLX program. No installation is required.

Step 3. Input your Qobuz email and password to log in. Once logged in, you can paste a Qubuz link to a track, playlist, or album to download music from Qobuz as FLAC.

Within the main interface, you can also define the music quality and download folder to save all the downloaded music. 


Qobuz-dl is another open source program for downloading lossless and Hi-Res music from Qobuz. It is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. It allows you to explore and download music directly from your terminal with links to Qobuz tracks, albums, artists, playlists, etc. 

You can also download music from playlists. In case you don’t know, it allows you to import playlists from Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube. You will need Python3 to run this program. 

Step 1. Install the latest version of Python3. For Windows, be sure to check the option “add Python to path” while installing Python. 

Step 2. Open Command Prompt on Windows or Terminal on macOS and run the command below to install Qobuz-dl.

Linux / MAC OS

pip3 install --upgrade qobuz-dl
pip3 install windows-curses

pip3 install --upgrade qobuz-dl

Step 3. Type the “qobuz-dl dl” along with Qobuz URL to start downloading music. For example, to download a Qobuz playlist in maximum quality:

qobuz-dl dl -q 27

If you want to download playlist, then type:

qobuz-dl dl -q 27

To learn more parameters, you can type “qobuz-dl –help” for more info. 


Allavsoft is a multi-source media downloader with a nice UI. You can use it to download music from Qobuz, Tidal, Spotify, Deezer, and download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Udemy, etc. it is available for Windows and macOS. 

In addition, it allows you to convert file format. At the main interface, you can choose the format for the music or video that you are trying to download. If you want to transfer downloaded music files to Apple devices, you can use it to convert FLAC to ALAC without quality loss. 

When downloading music, Allavsoft will include all the meta tags and cover art. When downloading videos, Allavsoft allows you to choose languages of subtitles when available. If it fails to download, you can use the record option to record the video. 

When you copy a Qobuz URL, Allavsoft will automatically detect the copied URL and you can just click Download to start downloading music. When you do it for the first time, it will ask you to input your Qobuz login info. 

You can go to the Activity section to see all the downloading tasks and locate the downloaded files easily. You can always change the download folder if needed. 

Allavsoft is paid tool starting at $19.99. You can free download it and give it a try. The free trial version allows you to download 5 music tracks or videos of the best quality. 

Download Qobuz Music on iPhone

If you want to download Qobuz music on your iPhone or iPad, I have also made a Qobuz Downloader shortcut. Since the Shortcuts app is also available on Mac, you can also use it on your Mac running macOS 12 or newer versions.

You can refer to the video above to see how it works. The current version only downloads the audio file in FLAC without metadata. If that’s fine with you, you can click the Buy Now button to get it for 10 USD.


You can use these 3 tools to download unlimited tracks from Qobuz. The first 2 methods are absolutely free. Allavsoft supports thousands of websites. It is the only media downloader tool that you will ever need. If you have the budget, it is definitely worth having. 

When you have a large music collection, you can also use tools to stream your own music for free. 

By cody

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