We all love listening to music especially when commuting and it really is a hassle to remain online and hear a music video we love or even after downloading it the video format irritates us because the screen can’t be blacked. To solve the problem there are ways to convert YouTube videos to mp3 format easily.
Using the Youtube app
Youtube has its own all-new Youtube Music app which allows you to listen to songs and music of your choice. Though one can’t download them in the free version on subscribing to the premium YouTube content you can easily download them and listen offline.
This method is only restricted to smartphones that are androids and iOS.
This is the safest and the only legal method of listening to music audio through Youtube app without even converting them to mp3 format. This is probably the best and most preferable way out there to have music on the go.
4k video downloader
It is a program whose basic function is free but for a better and ad-free version you need go some in-app purchases. This is a solution for desktop Pc or Mac OS.
Steps for the same is:
- Paste the URL of the video you want to download from Youtube in the space provided in the 4k downloader program.
- And for downloading and make sure to choose the mp3 format and then the desired quality of audio.
- Other formats like mp4 and Ogg formats can also be chooses. Browse where you want to save the audio.
- Click on the extract button and you are ready to listen to your converted audio formats of videos.
Some websites like Youtubemp3.is allows you to convert Youtube videos to audio format. It is the most simple method out there.
Steps for the same are as follows:
- Copy the URL of the YouTube video you want to convert.
- Paste the link in the Youtubemp3.is website and click download.
- Once the file conversion starts you can also start converting more videos.
- And once the process is complete you can hear to your favourite tunes offline either on desktop or your phones by simple copy-paste function.
You may need to switch to the desktop site in case of accessing the website through smartphones in web browsers.
Some other websites are also present which allows one to download Youtube videos in audio formats are savefrom.net etc which can be browsed on the internet easily.
For windows or mac os
Mp3 rocket is another program whose basic version is free but you may need to do some purchases for a better experience. It easily converts YouTube videos to audio and even some other websites too.
Steps to do the conversion of format are:
- Copy the video URL you wish to download.
- Paste the link in the program.
- Click on the convert button.
- Choose the desired format, quality and location of the file download.
- And once the process terminates you can listen to the audio version.
This program also has a file manager function in it which allows you to browse and look and organise different videos converted and downloaded.
Other miscellaneous options
There are many other websites and apps available on the play store or on the search engine like keep it.pro, ytmp3.cc, y2mate.com available which can help with the conversion of videos to audio.
They all follow the basic same set of steps but some format changes may occur with varying software. Also, the quality may change and success rates can be dubious.
The steps to convert the video from such third party websites and apps are as follows:
- Copy the video URL from Youtube website or app which you want to download.
- Paste the same link in the provided spaces in the app or website.
- Choose the quality and format of the to be downloaded file.
- Click download or convert or extract.
- In some cases, you may need to browse for the location to save the audio.
- And then you are ready to listen to your downloaded audio offline.
In many cases spams open up or webpage gets overcrowded due to multiple pop-ups.
Sometimes these websites get shut down but a new one generally appears with a different domain or slight changes in IP addresses.
A thing which one should be aware of when proceeding to download videos through the above-mentioned methods that they are all against the YouTube terms and conditions which clearly prohibits such illegal practices of downloading their content through third party services.
The easiest and legal way is through Youtube app but the other ways are relatively safe and effective but it may have consequences which one should be wary of.