[size="4"]This article will tell you the best solutions to download Youtube videos to MP3 format. Read on to learn the Youtube to MP3 downloader and the easy steps.
YouTube is an abundant video library assembling billions of videos in diverse genres (music, movies, sports and more). Most of the time, we browse and watch interested videos online. Suppose you legally downloaded a video from YouTube site— maybe it's a how-to tutorial, maybe it's a funny movie clip — and you would like to just extract the audio track and save in MP3 file for offline playback experience. Luckily, whatever it is, you can easily convert YouTube video to an MP3 file for Windows or Mac machine, so that you can then listen to iPod or iPhone, or just store on hard drive with less space. Read on.
If you are attempting to rip YouTube video into MP3 format, there are a list of different methods you can choose from, whether they are third-party desktop-based or Web-based programs.
[size="4"]Option One: Third-party tool
We're going to use a third party tool to accomplish the conversion. Dimo Video Converter Ultimate is what we'll use here. It is a simplistic looking and powerful video converting program that can convert YouTube video to save in .mp3 audio file on both Windows and Mac platform, and also converts anything from its native format to any other video and audio file types. Plus, the application includes several preset specially designed for popular device, as well as basic video editing capabilities (trim, crop, rotate, watermark, 3D, add effects, etc.) to produce a better-looking file.
Apart from YouTube, this video downloader and converter is also good at downloading videos from many more popular video sharing websites like BBC, YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu, VEVO, Metacafe, Dailymotion, Blip TV and so forth. By the way, if you want to download and convert YouTube videos to MP3 in Mac-based computer, just have a try on Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac which integrates video downloader and converter in one program and is well compatible with Mac (OS Sierra included). Here are the detailed steps to directly download YouTube to MP3.
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[size="4"]How to download and convert YouTube to MP3 step by step with a few clicks
1. Go to the "Download" tab
After working the software, you will see 3 tabs: Converter, Download and Media Server. Then click on the "Download" button to go to the "Download" tab.
2. Copy URL from YouTube and then convert to MP3
To download online videos, you need to go to official YouTube site and copy URL of the video you want to download. After that, "Ctrl + V" paste the URL you want to download to the address bar, and click "+" to load the details, you could paste batch URL at a time for downloading. Once the movie in 720p/1080p MP4, 3GP, MKV are downloaded in MP4 format, click "Open" to locate your converted MP4 movies for offline watching without barriers.
Note: To change destination folder for downloaded files, please go to "...".
Note: Before conversion, you can edit audio with inlaid audio editor. It's simple to cut the length or ripped audio file.
Now just listen to your favorite TV shows and movies from YouTube in MP3 format with ease.
[size="4"]Option 2. YouTube to MP3 Converter
YouTube to MP3 Converter is another tool that can be utilized to convert YouTube to MP3 free. Primarily, this online service allows you to convert YouTube videos with different audio quality. The website has a clean and straightforward interface with the conversion functions laid out neatly on the home page. Follow these steps to convert videos using this online tool:
Note: You can set output format as other ones like MP4, M4V, AAC, etc, set output audio quality and choose a start/end time before conversion.
Easy conversion process.
Works as advertised – completely free and no hidden charges.
Doesn't require download or plugin installation.
Can't set audio channels, audio codec or sample rate before YouTube to MP3 conversion.
Sluggish conversion speed at times, especially when dealing with large videos.
When converting YouTube to MP3, choosing a reliable tool ensures you can get exactly the song you want without knowing its name. Online conversion tools are recommended if you want to get the high quality MP3 from YouTube free. And, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate will guarantee the efficiency when converting videos to audio files.
[size="4"]The Advantages of MP3 Format
Most may know that an MP3 file format is akin to an audio file, but most do not understand why using an MP3 audio file is better than the other options. There are several other options, such as WMA, AIFF, AU, or even just a raw audio file. While each of these file formats will download videos, they will not function the same as an MP3 file format.
The following are some of the major reasons MP3 file format for audio and video files are significantly better than some of the other options:
Small file size
This is an MP3's greatest advantage because it allows user to download a high quantity of audio content with a small data size.
Editable compression ratio
The compression ratio refers to the size the files are once the download or transfer is complete. Since this compression ratio is not at a fixed amount for an MP3 file, a user a user may decide to accommodate a larger file size to maintain the quality of the audio, or may sacrifice some of the quality to create a smaller file size.
Easily transferred through the Internet or a USB or CD-ROM
In reference to the file size of an MP3 file format, it is now easily transferred in mere minutes, sometimes seconds, across devices, or onto another device, such as a USB drive or a CD-ROM.
Compatible across multiple devices
These files can be played on your computer, on your phone, on your iPod, or on your tablet or iPad – essentially any technological device can now play an MP3 file, making this file format widely accessible.
The use of ID3 tags
While many files will undergo a vast amount of name changes as they go across the World Wide Web, many MP3 files are fitted with ID3 tag which will store all of the information about the audio.
No matter how many times an MP3 file is transferred or downloaded, its quality will remain the same as the original file that was created. Of course, the compression ratio can still be changed, which will allow a user to either improve or sacrifice the quality depending on their needs.
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