How to convert YouTube videos to mp3? In this article, we show you the easiest way to do it. We have also selected the best apps to download YouTube videos while converting them to mp3 format.
There are many websites that allow you to convert YouTube videos to mp3 for free, a possibility that the application does not offer directly. YouTube is an almost unlimited reservoir of content, more extensive than any other video or music streaming application.
You access almost any clip instantly. And it is even possible to listen to YouTube content on smartphone in the background for better usability. And if your data plan is not very comfortable, you can still download the content locally, while converting the videos to MP3. But beware of copyright.
To download content, you are supposed to have permission from the owner. YouTube’s terms of service explicitly prohibit unauthorized downloading.
How to convert YouTube video to MP3
Several online tools allow you to do this. And this is the easiest option when you want to convert YouTube videos to mp3 sporadically. Like Torrent sites, these platforms are regularly closed following legal proceedings. Several giants of the field have fallen in recent years. This is the case of the Youtube-mp3.org site which no longer exists, or of convert2mp3.net which suffered the same fate.
At the time of this writing, ytmp3.cc remains one of the most popular functional alternatives. To convert YouTube video to MP3, follow these steps:
- Get the URL of the non-copyrighted video.
- Go to the ytmp3.cc site.
- Enter the URL in the input field and click on the “convert” button. Make sure you have selected the MP3 format just below the field.
- On the next page, once the video is converted, click the Download button and you’re done.
Apps to convert YouTube videos to mp3
Rather than going through a conversion site, some will prefer to opt for a desktop or mobile application. The operation is similar to that of online tools. You insert a URL, the software will retrieve the YouTube video to convert to mp3 or other format. The conversion is done and you get it in the destination directory.
On PC, we can advise the applications Any Video Converter and 4K Youtube to mp3. On a smartphone, you can use the TubeMate and SnapTube applications which do this very well or the Document 6 (by Readdle) application on iOS.