In an era when streaming services are everywhere, there are still cases when music consumers need to enjoy their favorite music and songs in a completely offline environment. The all-new MusicFab aims to offer music fans a comprehensive solution to download online music.
MusicFab now has a Windows version. The PC version currently includes 3 streaming downloader modules designed for the leading premium streaming services. Others will be supported soon.
All these modules are currently available for separate purchase, but in the future, they will be offered both individually and as an all-in-one bundle. By installing the Windows version on your computer, all of the modules will be installed in one go.
Features at a glance:
MusicFab ensures the fastest music downloads, taking only 5-10 seconds to download a song.
MusicFab allows you to download songs in original audio quality without any loss of fidelity.
MusicFab facilitates the download of both the music and the lyrics.
To download and install MusicFab onto your computer, visit MusicFab's product page at https://musicfab.org, or the Download Center at /download.htm to download either the online installer program or the offline installer, and then manually perform the installation prompts to complete the installation procedures.
Note that both the download buttons at the Product Page and Download Center give you the Online Installer, which is a small setup, around only 7.6MB in this case, that downloads the remaining components after it is run. You need Internet access every time you want to install MusicFab this way. The advantage is that you can keep this Online Installer on your HDD, and it will always download the latest version.
However, if you prefer the Offline Installer, you need to click the “Download Offline Installer ” text link that shall download you the standalone installer for MusicFab. And when you run the offline installer, the installation will be done offline because the complete software is downloaded on the first download. So, there is no need for the Internet during the following installation procedures.
MusicFab uses the online verification method for authorization. To remind you: authorizing MusicFab requires a live internet connection, so check your Firewall or anti-virus software settings to make sure they do not block MusicFab from accessing the internet. Besides, before authorization, make sure you are already a member at MusicFab Member Center; otherwise, go Create an Account first.
There are two basic ways to update MusicFab to the latest version, one is through the live update feature, and the other is to manually download the latest installer which is always available on the product page and Download Center of MusicFab official website.
For users preferring an old-fashioned way of making an update, simply visit the Downloader’s product page at /, or the Download Center at /download.htm to download either the installer program or the offline installer, and then manually perform the installation prompts to complete the installation procedures.
Live update can only be realized from inside the program itself, which means only users already installed MusicFab can use this method to keep their installed versions up-to-date. To do that, follow the steps below:
Note that, due to network reasons, the Live Update might occasionally fail to detect the new version. When this occurs, users can also use the traditional way to make the update.
If there is no update available, you will see the following window.
The Hamburger Dropdown Menu is at the top right corner of the Main Interface.
To open the Settings panel, click the Settings tab from the Hamburger Dropdown Menu mentioned above in Chapter 5.
Settings under this page are related to paid streaming services. Currently there are two services supported. Amazon Music and Spotify.
Amazon Music Region: Choose the regional website of Amazon Prime you are subscribed to.
Format: Choose the format you want to download from Amazon, like FLAC, EAC3, OPUS, Spatial Audio, MP3, M4A and WAV.
Format: Choose the format you want to download from Spotify, like FLAC, OPUS, MP3, M4A and WAV.
Choose your favorite notification sound when a download is successfully completed. You can make it play only once, or play continuously until you manually turn it off.
This is the place you configure the network settings for MusicFab.
Upon launching MusicFab, you will be brought to the Main Interface, to be more specific, to the homepage of the inbuilt explorer section.
At the left Navigation Pane, you can jump from VIP Services, Task Manager including Downloading and Downloaded tabs.
Task Manager includes:
MusicFab allows users to download music and from many services. The downloaded music files will be stored in many formats, like MP3, M4A, FLAC, OPUS, WAV and etc.
It is also very convenient to download music from MusicFab. Just click the website logo or name, take Amazon for example like below.
The inbuilt browser will open the website in a separate tab.
Then, search your target music by entering the keywords into the search box like you usually do on your own browser.
Next, from the search results, pick out the one and play it by directly clicking on its thumbnail picture. When the music starts to play back, then it will start to analyse the music.
A window will pop up and ask you to select the Format and Quality of the music. After selected, click the Download Now button at the bottom of this window to start downloading the music.
To check the real-time download progress, click the Downloading tab in the left navigation pane. When the download completes, you should be able locate the downloaded music in the Downloaded tab from the left pane, right-click on the music thumbnail and click the "Open Containing Folder" to locate the downloaded music.
The VIP Services are the ones that you can use to download streaming music from major streaming services, including Amazon and Spotify for now. Others will be supported in the future.
To use this feature, you need to navigate to the VIP Services section from the left Navigation Pane. There you can find the currently supported streaming platforms as of now.
When you’re at the VIP Services, then you can click the website logo, Amazon or Spotify for example, from the supported website list that shall take you to the webpage with a separate tab with the inbuilt browser at the Homepage.
Log in with your Amazon account and then search the wanted title of your favorite music as you normally do. Next, you need to play back the music as usual. When the playback begins, a popup window will show up asking you whether you would like to Download Now or Add to Queue and manually start to download it at a later time.
If you click the Download Now button, then the music will begin to download immediately under the Task Queue > Downloading tab. Here, you can monitor the download progress in a real-time manner, or Cancel the download anytime you want.
However, if you would rather add the music to the task queue for a while and manually start to download it later, then feel free to click the Add to Queue button. This is quite useful when you want to add more than one music to the download queue. You can put them in the queue and start the download later.
If you are going to download a playlist including multiple songs, then you can take advantage of the Batch-Download feature that allows you to add the entire album to download at one go.
MusicFab stores the downloaded media files in its default output directory, which can be reset per your own need at the Settings panel.
You can access the downloaded music files from the Downloaded tab under the Task Manager section. To locate the specific music, just click the "Open Containing Folder" to locate the downloaded music.
As new updates and modules are constantly rolled out, this User Guide will also be updated in a timely manner to address any changes.