For those who use the SoundCloud music service, Soundcloud downloader for Mac's well-designed interface and basic yet useful functions are a great complement for saving songs. The program works quietly in the background while downloading a user's designated favorites and other desired music.
After downloading, the program starts into a small rectangular window containing a URL bar where the user can enter or paste the Web address for the song they wish to download. A large, clearly-labeled button starts the process, and an additional smaller button allows the program to check the user's favorites list for new songs. The first time the program starts, it gives the user the option to walk through a setup tutorial. This allows selections for how to handle new songs in favorite lists and where the output files are saved. Users can also link the downloaded files to iTunes, automatically. Those considering Soundcloud downloader for Mac should note that an account for the SoundCloud site is needed to operate the program; otherwise a message box will appear in the upper right of the computer screen, indicating a failure to retrieve the favorites list. During testing, the downloads completed quickly over a high-speed connection and the integration with iTunes was smooth.
Users of the SoundCloud Web music service will find Soundcloud downloader for Mac a helpful tool for saving their favorite songs. The program functions smoothly, allowing users to quickly download multiple songs at the same time.