Seven Best Ways to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3

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YouTube is the most popular and widely used video streaming site in the world. However, it is not possible to download a YouTube video or convert YouTube to MP3 and add it to your offline memory of your device.

That is why it is important to know all the ways to download a YouTube video as MP3. There are as many as seven different ways to do it. While some are easy and straightforward, others can be slightly complicated.

  1. Online video converter: Copy the video URL, open the converter in your browser, paste the link in the search bar, choose “MP3” and click on “Convert”. Download the converted MP3 file.

  2. Desktop Software: Download and install an MP3 converter software on your device. Copy the video link, paste it in the search bar of your converter program, choose “MP3” and start downloading.

  3. Extension: In those that add a direct “Download” button to YouTube, click on it and press MP3. For those that add an YouTube downloader icon to the browser tool tray, copy the video URL and choose “MP3” from the drop-down list that appears.

  4. File manager-downloader app for iPhone: “Documents” by Readdle, “Files” and “Offline Files and Web Browser” are some of the best options for iPhones. Go to the app, open its browser, search and go to any YouTube to MP3 converter. Here, paste the copied video URL, click on “Convert” and download the MP3 file.

  5. Sound recorder: Use a sound recorder application like “Audacity” to record the sound the computer’s speakers are making while playing the YouTube video to obtain it as MP3.

  6. Web browser: Open the YouTube video, go to Developer tools by pressing Ctrl+Shift+I. In the Developer pane, click on the vertical ellipsis at the top-right, then “More Tools” and “Network Conditions”. Under “User Agents” deselect “Select automatically” and select “Firefox - iPhone” from the drop-down list below.

    Reload the page, click on the pointer icon on the top left of the pane, select the video area, then copy the highlighted link from the pane. Paste it in a New Tab, press Enter, click on the vertical ellipsis at the bottom-right and click on Download. Now convert the downloaded video file to MP3 using a converter.

  7. VLC Media Player: Copy the video URL, go to VLC, click on “Media”, then “Open Network Stream” and paste the link in the search bar under “Network” tab. Start playing the video. Now go to “Codec Information” under “Tools”. Choose the URL in The “Location” text box, paste it in a New Tab, press Enter, right-click on the loaded video and press “Save” to download it. Now use a converter to convert the MP4 file to MP3.

There are many reliable YouTube converters available on the Internet. However, one should only choose one that is fast, safe and provides high-quality MP3 files. For best results, choose a trusted MP3 converter like

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Created on Sep 25th 2019 07:31. Viewed 387 times.


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