How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3

by Kate Summel Sport

If you enjoy listening to music on YouTube, with the right tools, you can cut audio from a video and listen without internet access.

Some websites, software and browser extensions are capable of cutting audio from YouTube videos and converting them to MP3 files. These files can be saved on a computer or mobile device and run locally.

Everyone knows that YouTube videos can be downloaded, but in this case we will download audio.

Copyright notice

Before downloading the audio, there are a few things to clarify. Is this conversion legal? It depends on the specific video. You can download and convert your own videos, as well as public and copyright-free videos without any problem. But it is forbidden to download and convert copyrighted videos without the permission of the owner.

A Google spokesman stated the following:

“The terms of service prohibit downloading or copying YouTube videos without the express consent of the copyright holder. We will take appropriate action upon receiving notification of the use of a tool or service that allows you to download YouTube videos without the owner's permission. "

Beware of some sites

Be wary of video converting sites where you need to download files to your computer. They may contain bugs or just viruses. Before visiting such sites, make sure you have an updated antivirus.

The site with the self-explanatory name allows you to convert YouTube videos to MP3 format. You need to copy the URL of the YouTube video and paste it on the site after receiving the link. Click on the Go button. On the next screen, open the dropdown menu and select the format to convert.

You can select the compression level from 64 Kbps to 320 Kbps. The lower the number, the smaller the file size, but also the poorer the quality. If you do not need to save space on your hard disk, select a higher value.

Click on the "Convert" button . After conversion, click the Download button to save the file to your computer, or you can save it to your Dropbox storage. Then you can play the file in the player.

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This service quickly converts YouTube videos to MP3 files without ads, pop-ups and other annoying obstacles. No registration or download required.

Copy and paste the YouTube URL into the appropriate field and click the Convert button . The conversion is fast enough, the duration depends on the size of the video. The maximum video length can be 2 hours.

After conversion, click the Download button to save the file in MP3 format on your computer.

4K Video Downloader

Conversion software for Windows and Mac. The basic version of the application is free. If you want to get rid of ads, download YouTube channels and playlists, and get future updates, a three-device license costs $ 15.

This program can convert and download YouTube content as audio and video files. Among audio formats MP3, M4A, OGG are supported. You can keep the original quality, set it to high, medium and low.

You can copy video address on YouTube directly to the program by clicking on "Insert a link» (the Paste Link), and then select the format and quality of the audio as well as download location. Click on the "Extract" button, then double-click on the file in 4K Video Downloader or where it was saved on your computer to launch it.

MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 Converter

MediaHuman offers a free conversion program that can be installed on Windows and macOS. It's called YouTube to MP3 Converter. The program is simple, but it also has advanced features.

First you need to copy and paste the link or click and drag the URL from YouTube into the program. In it, click "Start Download" . You can convert and download many videos at a time.

The video is converted and downloaded to a computer, the process is shown on a graph. To locate the file, click on the Locate Downloaded File button in the converter and it will open in File Explorer or Finder on your Mac.

It is possible to automatically add an audio file to the iTunes library.

For more options, click on the General icon on the toolbar and select settings. Here you can automate the insertion of links and downloads, manage downloads, set the network bandwidth, change iTunes settings and audio formats, as well as the location of the files.

All of this is free. There is a Turbo Boost mode that costs $ 10 per year, which speeds up conversions and downloads by up to a few seconds.

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