How to Download/Record/Convert YouTube to MP3

Download YouTube to MP3

As one of the most popular video-sharing sites, YouTube attracts millions of users to upload, share and watch videos every day. You can easily find and view any video you are looking for from this site. Along with the increasing cooperation between YouTube and Vevo, more and more high quality music videos are shared from Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI to YouTube.

Do you want to enjoy music in every style from YouTube without limitation? Do you like listening to music on your portable iOS/Android device anytime and anywhere? Are you confused about how to convert YouTube to MP3 music to be supported by your player? In this article, we will show you how to directly download YouTube to MP3, record YouTube videos to MP3 audio files, and convert downloaded YouTube to MP3.

How to download YouTube videos to MP3

Due to copyrights and other reasons, YouTube doesn't allow you to download online videos on YouTube. Here we sincerely recommend the professional YouTube Video Downloader for you to save YouTube videos. When it comes to directly download YouTube to MP3, this software can be your best choice. First, you can free download and install it on your computer.

Step 1Launch YouTube Video Downloader

YouTube Video Downloader

After downloading, install and open this YouTube to MP3 downloading program on your PC/Mac.

Step 2Paste YouTube URL

Paste YouTube URL

Navigate to YouTube site and find the YouTube video you want to convert to MP3, and then copy its video address. Back to the YouTube Video Downloader, click "Download" on the top bar. The video address will be automatically pasted to the URL box.

Step 3Download YouTube Video

Download YouTube Video to MP3

Click "Analyze" to analyze the YouTube video and then choose your preferred resolutions to download. Click "OK" to start to save the YouTube video to your computer.

Step 4Convert YouTube to MP3

Click "Profile" and select "MP3" from the drop-down list. Click "Convert" to convert the downloaded YouTube videos to MP3.

After a while, the YouTube video will be saved as MP3 file on your computer. With this method, you can also download online videos from Facebook, Vimeo, DailyMotion, SoundCloud, etc.

You can check the video below

This YouTube Video Downloader highly supports any popular video and audio format. Besides converting YouTube to MP3, it also can help you to download and convert YouTube to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, and other video formats.

Record YouTube to MP3

Even though YouTube Video Downloader is a powerful online video downloading program, it still can't ensure you save all YouTube videos to your computer, especially the music videos. When you access some online videos you are not allowed to download, you can rely on the YouTube MP3 Recorder to save them to your PC.

1. Launch this YouTube MP3 recording software on your computer.

YouTube MP3 Recorder

2. Click "Audio Recorder" to enter the "Record Audio" window.

Record YouTube to MP3

3. Choose to record sound from system audio or microphone, here we suggest you recording YouTube music video from system audio.

4. Open the YouTube video you want to record to MP3. Click "REC" button to record MP3 audio file from YouTube video, and click "Stop" button when the YouTube MP3 recording is finished.

With this method, you can handily record anything displayed on your computer. Besides recording YouTube to MP3, you can also record YouTube MP4 video and record Skype video calls with high quality.

You can learn the steps from the video below:

Convert downloaded YouTube to MP3

If you have already saved YouTube videos on your computer with other methods, but don't know how to convert YouTube to MP3, you can follow the next two simple ways to convert YouTube video to MP3.

Online way to turn YouTube into MP3

In case you don't want to install any video converting software on your computer, here we introduce you with an easy-to-use online YouTube to MP3 converting tool. You can take the following guides to convert YouTube to MP3.

1. Open your browser and go to on your PC/Mac.

Online YouTube to MP3 Converter

2. Click "Open files" to import the YouTube video you want to convert to MP3. The loading process will take you some time. You should be patient.

3. Click on "MP3" and then you can set audio quality, bitrate, channels, and edit track information as you like.

Convert YouTube to MP3

4. Click "Convert" to start to convert YouTube to MP3. Then click "Download" to get the converted MP3 file saved on your computer.

Download The Converted MP3 File

With this online YouTube MP3 converter, you can easily change YouTube video to your needed MP3 file. But the whole audio converting process will cost you really long time.

Professional way to convert saved YouTube videos to MP3

If you have many YouTube videos that need to be converted to MP3, you can use the Free YouTube Converter to help you do that. With the adoption of the latest acceleration technology, it guarantees you a super fast YouTube to MP3 converting speed.

Step 1Open Free YouTube Converter

Free YouTube to MP3 Converter

Download, install and launch this fantastic YouTube to MP3 converting software on your computer.

Step 2Add YouTube videos

Add YouTube File

Click "Add File" on the top list to import the YouTube videos you want to convert from the pop-up window.

Step 3Convert YouTube to MP3

Convert YouTube to  MP3 File

Click the "Profile" and then choose MP3 as the output format from the drop-down list. Then click "Convert" button to start the conversation from YouTube to MP3. During this step, you can also choose the destination folder for the converted MP3 file by clicking "Browse".

Within just a few seconds, the original YouTube videos will be converted to MP3. This free video converter highly supports any popular video/audio format, so you can handily convert video or audio file to your wanted format. For instance, you can convert MKV to MP4 and convert MP4 to MP3.

In this post, we mainly talk about how to download YouTube videos to MP3 audio files. Moreover, we show you two simple ways to convert YouTube to MP3. Whether you want to directly save online YouTube video to MP3 or change downloaded YouTube to MP3, you can find the best answer after reading this article.

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January 09, 2018 06:20 / Updated by to Video, YouTube
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