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How to Get Free YouTube Audio from YouTube Audio Library and Royalty Music

"I want to get free YouTube audio files as my video tutorial background music. But YouTube seems only have videos. Can I download or get free audio from YouTube?"

YouTube Audio

YouTube, as the biggest video sharing site, updates many videos every day. You may wonder, YouTube has audio file only? Where to get the free YouTube audio? In this post, we will share you some ways of extracting or downloading audio only from YouTube.

Question 1: Does YouTube possess audio file only?

Yes. YouTube does not let you share videos, buy also support audio file. YouTube enables you to download audio file from its Audio Library directly.

Question 2: How to download free audio from YouTube Library?

If you just do not like the subtitle, and think the subtitle with words will disturb your watching on this MKV file, or the subtitle is hardcode, and cannot be extracted with the software, then you can use the crop feature to remove the part with subtitle from MKV file.

For this question, you need to understand two puzzles, what is YouTube Library? And how to download free audio file from YouTube Library?

What is YouTube Library?

YouTube Library is a YouTube channel, which lets you search, catalog, sort and publish free music for commercial purposes, content creators and filmmakers. You can download the audio file, including music file and sound effects, from this Library directly.

How to download audio file from YouTube Library?

Step 1 Go to, log in your own YouTube account.

Step 2 Find the audio that you want to download, or search the name in the search bar to find the music file. Click the Download button, to save the audio file from YouTube to your computer.

Download YouTube Audio

You should note that:

1. If the audio with the image "i", you must include the information about the downloaded song when you use it.

2. The downloaded audio file from YouTube Library will be saved as MP3 on your computer.

Question 3: What is the relationship between YouTube Audio Library and Royalty free music?

Royalty free music is not meaning you can download free music from YouTube. It means you just need to pay the audio track from YouTube once, and can use it for many times in your videos.

When you like the background music of the video on YouTube, you can buy it. YouTube now provides the Amazon and iTunes links for videos. The "click-to-buy" links make it easy to purchase audio file when you playing it on YouTube.

If you do not want to pay any pence, just use YouTube Audio Library to get free audio download.

Question 4: Are there alternative apps to download or save audio from YouTube?

YouTube only provides limited amount of songs from YouTube Audio library, so are there replacement ways of downloading or getting audio from YouTube freely? Of course, you can find many tools that enable you to download audio file from YouTube. Here we will share two efficient programs, Video Converter Ultimate and Screen Recorder that can help you get YouTube audio as long as you like.

How to extract audio from YouTube with Video Converter Ultimate?

Video Converter Ultimate

➤ Extract audio from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, etc.

➤ Download YouTube background music as MP3, FLAC, AAC, WMA, etc.

➤ Add the downloaded audio to video for movie background music.

➤ Edit audio files like clipping, merging, etc.

Step 1 Go to YouTube and find the video with the audio you want to download, copy the URL.

Locate a YouTube Video

Step 2 Run Music Downloader on your computer, click "Download" to paste the URL of the YouTube video, click "Analyze" to select the resolution and format > "OK" for downloading.

Download YouTube Audio

Step 3 After downloading the music video, select the output format from "Profile" as MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV/FLAC, etc. click "Convert" to extract the MP3 or WAV audio file from the video.

Check how to download YouTube audio from the video below:

How to save any YouTube audio file with Screen Recorder?

There is still another way that lets you save any audio on YouTube, recording. You can use Screen Recorder to record the YouTube audio file on your computer.

Aiseesoft Screen Recorder
  • Aiseesoft Screen Recorder is the professional YouTube audio downloading software, which can capture online YouTube audio, videos, games, podcast, webinars, lectures, presentations, Skype calls, webcam videos, etc. with ease.
  • Record any audio from online sites like YouTube, Spotify, SoundCloud, Pandora, etc.
  • Capture any audio from your computer system and microphone.
  • Save audio file as MP3, AAC, WMA and M4A.
  • Recorded YouTube videos can be saved as MP4 or WMV file which would be easy to playback on any video player.
  • Record streaming audio, online audio, microphone voice with high sound quality.

Step 1 Run Audio Recorder on your computer, select "Audio Recorder".

YouTube Audio Recorder

Step 2 Go to YouTube, find the audio, play it to check if it is the audio file that you want to extract.

Step 3 Turn on system audio and turn off microphone audio, play the audio, and click "REC" to start to record.

Record YouTube Audio

In this way, you could also save all audio file include those you need to buy from YouTube.

The above two ways are the basic ways of extracting audio from YouTube. You could also get online audio downloader to download audio from YouTube.

Question 5: What can you do with the extracted audio from YouTube?

After downloading or recording the audio file, you can use it to add to your video for background music or just play it on your MP3 player. But when you use the audio from YouTube, you need to follow YouTube policy to avoid any copyright break.

Check this post to add audio to video.

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We mainly talk about YouTube audio in this page. 5 questions are answered to help you better understand YouTube audio. We also show you how to download audio from YouTube. Two powerful YouTube audio downloader tools are recommended to help you get the job done easily. If you still have any question, you can leave us a message.

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March 05, 2018 09:24 / Updated by to YouTube