How to download mp3 from Grooveshark

Last updated on July 18, 2013 by

Grooveshark is a music streaming site where you can upload, listen to and share music with other users and friends on different sites like Twitter and Facebook. You can create your own playlist so you can listen to your favorite songs instantly without having to search them over again. Also, it’s good idea to queue songs uploaded by different users and play their playlist. You may want to download Grooveshark mp3 so you can play the songs on your computer without having to go online, as well as on your other devices.

Grooveshark does not come with a download feature that will let you save a specific song that you wish to include on your computer’s music collection. However, there are various applications that you can use to make this possible. They have different features and they come in varying costs, though some are for free. See which of these programs work best for your preference and budget.

Feasible solutions to download Grooveshark mp3

Method One: Streaming Audio Recorder

Apowersoft Streaming Audio Recorder lets you download music from Grooveshark on your computer so you can play the songs you saved on your media player or other devices. It does not just record music from this site, but from any other sites. In fact, it can record any audio playing on your computer, as well as audio captured using your microphone. If you are a Mac user, you can also app this as a mac audio recorder. It is easy to use as it has a user friendly interface. The buttons are intuitive you would know what they are for the moment you see them. Here are the steps on how to download Grooveshark mp3 using Apowersoft Streaming Audio Recorder.


  • Launch Apowersoft Audio Recorder.
  • Access Grooveshark and play the song that you wish to download as mp3.
  • Click the red on button on the recorder to start recording the sound.
  • Click the red off button once done.
  • Right click on the recorded file and choose on the options including play, edit, convert, add to CD, add to iTunes, rename, open folder, etc.


Recorded files are automatically saved to mp3 so if you need them to be on this format, there is no need to convert them. There are more features that it offers aside from Grooveshark mp3 download including audio converter, editing of files, free music download and streaming of various radio stations on the Internet. Another great feature that you will love is that it can identify ID3 tag information automatically so you don’t have to input them yourself. Once the downloaded file is saved, you will instantly have its album name, genre, artist name, title, year, etc.

Method Two: Grooveshark Shredder

This is an add-on that Firefox users can use to download mp3 files from Grooveshark. After downloading this add-on, a download button will be added on the site, which you can toggle on and off when you want to save a specific song to your computer. This is supposed to work on cross-platform so you may still use it on other browsers. You can choose the file name and the location where you wish to save the downloaded file.

Grooveshark addons

Both applications are straightforward to use so even if you are a beginner, you will not have problems when you download mp3 from Grooveshark. Grooveshark Shredder may be free but it does not have the features that Apowersoft Streaming Audio Recorder offers. Grooveshark Shredder can only be used for downloading mp3 on Grooveshark while Apowersoft can record audio from all sites and those playing on your computer. It also allows conversion to other formats, which is not possible with the other program. Other features that it offers that Grooveshark Shredder does not have are free music download, Internet radio streaming, editing of audio files and ID3 tag information identification.

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Posted by on June 16, 2013 to Audio Tips, Follow me on Twitter. Last updated on July 18, 2013

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