Soundcloud is currently the leading global social sound network that enables users to create sounds and share them everywhere. The sounds uploaded can either be shared privately with a user’s friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks. If you are looking to download a song from Soundcloud, what you should know is public sounds can be easily downloaded from the website but private songs can’t be downloaded directly from the website. This is however the main reason behind this post. From this article you will learn how to Download a song from Soundcloud in just minutes.

Download a Song from Soundcloud

Step 1: Identify the Sound you want to download

If you are looking to Download a song from Soundcloud, you have to first identify the sound you want to download. The first step involves identifying the sound you wish to download. Make sure it’s a private sound, if it’s public simply navigate down near the share box and you should see the download button around there. If there is no download button then it’s a private sound (the main consideration of this article).

How to Download a song from Soundcloud

Step 2 – Copy the URL of the Sound Track

Now copy the URL (Universal Resource Locator) of the song. The URL is found up in the browsers slightly below the menu there you see a Top Level Domain (TLD).

How to Download a song from Soundcloud

Step 3 – Open a Soundcloud third party download application

In this tutorial we are going to use a third party application to download sounds from Soundcloud. There are very many third party applications out there that can help you get the job done. I tried out the applications and picked out the best you can use which are: Sound Flush, Anything To MP3 and Save From. In the Screenshot below i used Sound Flush.

How to Download a song from Soundcloud

Step 4 – Paste the copied URL and Download

After opening the third party application all you need to do is paste the URL you copied in to the applications resource bar and hit download. Your song should begin downloading right away. If it fails, try using another application until you find what works best for you.

How to Download a song from Soundcloud

What you should know is not all applications will download every sound, In case you fail with one application, try using another until you find one that will work for you.