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How to Download Music from YouTube and Listen to YouTube Songs on PC/Mac/iPhone/Android

As the biggest online video website, YouTube offers so many types of videos to enrich your life, including music videos. For music lovers, YouTube is a great place to find the music you like. But the question is, what if you want to rip and listen to the music from YouTube, but to leave the video behind?

Download Music from YouTube

Download Music from YouTube

In case you don't know, Google doesn't approve of downloading music from YouTube directly. But let's face it, there is always a way to download YouTube music. In this article, I'll show you how to download music from YouTube to computer/Mac. Plus, if you want to listen to music on your phone, you can also learn how to download music from YouTube on Android or iPhone.

Part 1. How to download music from YouTube on computer/Mac

For people who want to download songs from YouTube on PC/Mac, there is more than one YouTube music downloader/converter out there, which helps you to download and convert music from YouTube to MP3 directly. In the following, we have provided two simple methods.

Free download music from YouTube with YouTube downloader

If you want to download MP3 audio from YouTube directly, you may need to rely on a third-party YouTube music downloader. Searching on the Internet, you may notice that some online YouTube downloaders enable you to free download YouTube music directly, that is easy but also insecure sometimes. Here we recommend a professional YouTube Music Downloader to help you download and convert audio from YouTube on computer/Mac handily.

Step 1 Download YouTube Music Downloader.

Download and launch this YouTube Audio downloading software on PC/Mac.

Download YouTube Music Downloader

Step 2 Copy URL of YouTube music video

Go to YouTube website and copy the URL address. Back to YouTube music downloading program, and click "Paste Url". The music video address will be automatically pasted to URL box.

Enter the URL

Step 3 Analyze YouTube music video

Click "Analyze" button, then it will provide several resolutions for you to download.


Step 4 Download YouTube music to computer

Click "Automatically Convert to" and select the audio format you preferred. Tap OK to download music from YouTube to MP3 or other audio format on PC/Mac.

Download YouTube music to computer

Record music from YouTube with YouTube audio recorder

Compared with downloading and converting YouTube video to MP3 music, it sounds more straightforward to just record YouTube music on computer/Mac, on condition that you have an excellent YouTube audio recorder. Here we provide one YouTube Recorder that's perfect to get music off YouTube:

Step 1 Install and open this YouTube audio recording program. Click "Audio Recorder" and enter the "Record Audio" window.

Select Audio Recorder

Step 2 Choose to record sound from system audio.

Choose to record sound from system audio

Step 3 Play YouTube video and click the "REC" button to start YouTube audio recording.

Record YouTube to MP3

Step 4 When the playing is over, tap "Stop" to finish recording. Then you can save music from YouTube.

Record Video and Audio on Computer in Minutes play-button

Part 2: How to download music from YouTube to iPhone/Android

Of course, downloading songs from YouTube to computer or Mac would be not enough if you intend to listen to the YouTube music on iPhone/iPod/Android or other MP3 players, while the truth is so many people would love that. So, how to download music from YouTube to your phone?

Download music from YouTube to Android Phone with YouTube music downloader app for Android

As an open – source platform, you could find some YouTube downloader on Android to support you downloading YouTube songs. Here we introduce a popular one called SnapTube.

Download Music from YouTube to Android

Step 1 Visit SnapTube website, download and install this YouTube video downloader to Android phone.

Step 2 In SnapTube, enter the video name or related information in the search box to find the video you want to download.

Step 3 Tap the "Download" button and then select the suitable resolution to save the YouTube video to your Android device.

With this application, you can easily download songs from YouTube to Android. Here you can learn more about YouTube download on Android.

Save music from YouTube to iPhone with iOS Transfer

We could find some iPhone YouTube downloader apps which allow you to download music from YouTube straight to iPhone, but none of them is effective enough. Therefore, if you want to listen to YouTube MP3 music on iPhone/iPad/iPod, we suggest you to download and convert music from YouTube to your computer/Mac as we taught above, and then you can transfer the downloaded music to iPhone with iOS transfer tool with the following method.

Step 1 Connect your iPhone to the PC/Mac via a USB cable. Wait until your iPhone recognized automatically.

Step 2 Click "Music", and all the multimedia files are classified into different categories. Click "Music" to view music files.

Step 3 Click "Add" > "Add File(s)" or "Add Folder" to choose music files on your computer and load them to your iPhone.

Download and Transfer YouTube Music to iPhone

In this article, we have showed you how to download music from YouTube on PC/Mac, or download music from YouTube to iPhone/Android for better enjoyment. Still got questions about downloading YouTube music? Leave your comments down below.

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May 14, 2018 17:03 / Updated by to YouTube

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