SaveMyMix (page no longer resolves as of 2017-09-25) is a quick and easy tool for exporting your playlist data from Spotify (more services coming soon). It encodes playlist data in CSVs and zips the files for download. All of this is done client side in the browser. This helps you maintain data independence and reduces reliance on 3rd party services.
GDPR/Data Access Request
Under https://support.spotify.com/uk/article/data-rights-and-privacy-settings/ it is possible to export your from Spotify. This appears to only have ~1 year of full music streaming data, however. Jamie Tanna has found that emailing support requesting the full data (see links below) will provide the full data (in Jamie's case, 2011-2019).
- 2015-08-21 Spotify response: SORRY.
Big Mood Machine Spotify has plans to analyze playlists and target advertising based on the emotional mood of the listener.
- Jamie Tanna is interested in exporting his data as mentioned in https://www.jvt.me/mf2/2019/12/0ore1/
- Jamie Tanna has reached out to Spotify to request more data https://www.jvt.me/posts/2019/12/29/spotify-wrapped-data-request/