How to Download TikTok Sounds on PC and Mobile (with 5 Tools)

  • 2024-04-30
  • Serra Ardem
How to Download TikTok Sounds on PC and Mobile (with 5 Tools)

A major part of the TikTok experience, sounds can significantly elevate videos with humor, emotion, and recognition. If you’re a content creator, you might be wondering on how to download TikTok sounds for different purposes, and this blog can act as your guide.

In this blog, we will:

  • Share step-by-step tutorials on how to download TikTok sounds on PC and mobile
  • Provide instructions on how to download TikTok videos to extract audio
  • List 5 tools you can use to download a TikTok sound
  • Highlight the best practices on downloading TikTok sounds

Let’s get into it.

Can you download TikTok sounds?

Yes, it is possible to download TikTok sounds in two main ways. 

  1. There are third-party websites or apps that are specifically designed to extract audio from TikTok videos. Typically, you’ll need to copy the link to the TikTok video and paste it into the downloader’s interface.
  2. You can download the entire TikTok video containing the sound you want, and then use a separate video editing software to extract the audio portion.
TikTok logo on black surface.

There are important things to consider though. 

  • Third-party apps and websites are not affiliated with TikTok, and may contain ads or malware. Make sure you choose reputable platforms to avoid potential risks.
  • Downloading copyrighted content without permission can be illegal. You can ask for permission from the content creator or utilize platforms that offer licensed content.
  • It’s always respectful to credit the original creator if you use their sound.

How to Download TikTok Sounds on PC

Let’s start with how to download TikTok sounds on PC by using a third-party website or app.

  1. Open TikTok on your PC.
  2. Find the TikTok video with the sound you want to download.
  3. Open the video and click “Copy link” at the right side.
The interface of TikTok web showing a video, sharing options, likes, and comments.
  1. Choose a TikTok sound downloader.

Remember to be cautious when choosing a downloader and avoid ones that seem suspicious. We will now proceed with Qload, a popular platform, and offer more options in the following section.

  1. Paste the copied TikTok video link into the designated bar.
  2. Click the “Process” button.
  3. Qload will process the link, identify the track and provide you three options. You can download the track, open the track, or find it on YouTube.
  4. Click “Download the track”, and the sound file will be downloaded to your PC in MP3 format.
How to download TikTok sounds to MP3 with Qload.

How to Download TikTok Sounds on Mobile

Now we will move on to how to download TikTok sounds on your phone. The steps are similar to downloading TikTok sounds on PC.

  1. Open the TikTok app on your phone.
  2. Find the TikTok video with the sound you want to download.
  3. Tap the share arrow on the bottom right corner of the video.
  4. Tap “Copy link” to copy the video URL.
The interface of TikTok's sharing options on mobile app.
  1. Go to the Qload website on your mobile browser.
  2. Paste the link into the designated bar, and tap “Process”.
  3. The website will process the link and offer you two options: download or open the track.
  4. Tap “Download track”, and the sound file will be downloaded to your phone in MP3 format.

*You can also use Qload to download TikTok videos without the watermark for free.

How to Download TikTok Videos to Extract Audio

Another method is to download the TikTok video and then extract its audio. 

Tip: Some creators enable the option to download their videos directly within the TikTok app. Just tap the sharing arrow, then “Save video”, and the video will be downloaded to your phone’s photo library.

TikTok's "Save video" option on mobile app.

What if the video you’re looking for is not available for download? Just follow these steps:

  1. Find the TikTok video you want to download.
  2. Copy the link of the video.
  3. Go to a website that allows you to download TikTok videos. We will stick to Qload’s free TikTok video downloader.
  4. Paste the video link into the designated bar. 
  5. The website will offer you a choice to download the video with or without the watermark.
  6. Tap “Download”.

Once the download is complete, you can use a video editing program to extract audio from the downloaded video. There are several free audio extraction tools available. We will use Restream, which is fast and easy.

  1. Upload your downloaded video to the extractor, and then tap or click “Extract Audio”.
The interface of Restream Audio Extractor.
  1. Once complete, you can download the separated audio file in MP3 format.
The interface of Restream Audio Extractor.

*Remember that free online tools might have limitations on file size or processing speed. For more advanced needs, you can consider free open-source video editing software like OpenShot or DaVinci Resolve.

5 Tools to Download Sounds from TikTok

Besides Qload, there are various other free tools to download TikTok sounds:

  • MusicallyDown: With this tool, you can easily download TikTok sounds to MP3. All you need to do is provide the video URL.
  • TTSave: You can use this TikTok MP3 downloader on all types of devices easily, fast and free.
  • This tool allows you to download MP3 music from TikTok without installing support software.
  • TTDownloader: With this tool, you can download a TikTok video with or without the watermark, and the MP3 or MP4 audio clip as well.
  • SaveTT: This tool specializes in TikTok video downloads, but you can also use it to download audio from TikTok.

Best Practices on Downloading TikTok Sounds

We’ve provided tutorials on how to download TikTok sounds on PC and mobile, but what are the best practices to embrace during these processes? Here are the essential considerations to ensure a smooth and responsible downloading experience.

A smartphone screen showing the TikTok app.
  • Copyright awareness: Not all sounds on TikTok are copyright-free. Be mindful of downloading music or sounds that might be owned by artists or creators. It’s generally safe to assume that copyrighted material is off-limits unless stated otherwise.
  • Royalty-free alternatives: Explore royalty-free music libraries or sound effect websites if copyright is a concern. Many offer high-quality options specifically intended for content creation.
  • Source reliability: Download sounds from reputable sources. Avoid downloading from unknown websites or apps, as these might contain malware.
  • File format: Consider your purpose for downloading the sound and then choose the appropriate format. MP3 is a common choice, but WAV or FLAC might be better for higher quality needs. In that case, you will need to convert the sound file.
  • Double-check: Before using a downloaded sound, listen to it briefly to ensure it’s complete and free of any errors or glitches.
  • Age restrictions: Be aware of any age restrictions associated with downloaded sounds. This is especially important if you’re creating content for younger audiences.
  • Attribution: If you’re using the sound for public content creation, it is a good practice to give credit to the original creator. You can often find the creator’s name in the TikTok video itself.

One final tip: Yes, sounds are crucial but don’t underestimate the power of subtitles when creating videos. For multilingual options and high accuracy, you can use Maestra’s AI Subtitle Generator and instantly add subtitles to your videos in 125+ languages. This will make your content accessible to a wider audience and improve viewer engagement for videos with sound off.

How to auto generate subtitles with Maestra's AI Subtitle Generator.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to download TikTok sounds to CapCut?

First, find the video with the sound you want in the TikTok app. Tap on the sound in the video (which you can see at the bottom, just under the video description) and then tap “Add to Favorites”. Now, open CapCut and create a new project. Go to the video editing interface, tap “Audio”, and then “Sounds”. You will see your favorite sounds listed under “TikTok Original Sounds.” Choose the sound you want and add it to your project.

How to download TikTok sounds as a ringtone?

If you’re using iOS, you’ll need an app like Ringtone Maker to convert the audio, and GarageBand to trim it. If you’re using Android, you will just need a video converter app. You can check these two video tutorials: How to Turn a TikTok Sound Into a Ringtone, and How to set TikTok music as ringtone on Android.

How can I download TikTok videos without sound?

Unfortunately, TikTok doesn’t offer a built-in option to download videos without sound. However, you can use your phone’s screen recording function to capture the visuals when the video is playing. This will result in a silent video clip. You can also use a third-party app for sound removal, but make sure it is safe.

What TikTok sounds are trending right now?

Trending TikTok sounds can change rapidly, so we recommend you to check Tokboard to keep track of popular songs. Additionally, you can visit the “Trending Sounds” section of TikTok’s Discover page for further inspiration.

Should I use popular TikTok sounds?

Using popular TikTok sounds come with both benefits and disadvantages. It can grab viewers’ attention, and help your video get seen by more people and go viral. Plus, popular sounds are also often used for challenges, which is a great way to get involved in the TikTok community. However, overused sounds can be unoriginal. Ensure the sound doesn’t overshadow your video’s main idea.


This blog shared methods on how to download TikTok sounds on PC and mobile, and also on how to download TikTok videos to extract audio. It then listed 5 tools to save audio from TikTok, and emphasized the best practices for a responsible download process.

Remember; behind every sound and video lies a creator’s efforts. By employing the techniques and tools outlined in this guide, you can enjoy TikTok content responsibly and support creators’ rights. Now let the sounds fuel your creativity and inspire you to share your own voice.

Serra Ardem

About Serra Ardem

Serra Ardem is a freelance writer and editor based in Istanbul. For the last 8 years, she has been collaborating with brands and businesses to tell their unique story and develop their verbal identity.