YouTube to MP3 Converter - How to Convert YouTube to MP3 on Mac and Windows?

Also Applies to Convert YouTube to MP3, WAV, M4A, AAC, FLAC, AC3, etc

Jan 17, 2015, Updated by Shirley White

Overview

YouTube is the most popular video sharing website in the world. There is plenty of fantastic music TVs uploaded to this site every day. You can find nearly any music you love there. However, you must keep connected to internet to enjoy music.

To enjoy YouTube music anywhere any time, you must download it from YouTube and store it in your portable device, such as iPod, Zune, or your mobile phone. Then you can start your device to play it whenever and wherever you want.

Download YouTube to MP3

The best bet to download YouTube music or video clips is Faasoft YouTube to MP3 Downloader, with which, you can easily download the contents from YouTube as you desire. Here are the steps to download files from YouTube with this powerful tool.

Step 1 Set destination
If you would like to save the downloaded movie or music from YouTube to designated location, just click the "Browse..." button of the program to set the destination as you like.

Step 2 Download YouTube files
There are two options: 1. Select "Add YouTube Video..." from the "File" menu on the top left of the program, then a "Download" window will pop up. 2. Click the triangle of "Add File" button and select "Add YouTube Video..." from the drop-down menu to open the "Download" window immediately.

Step 3 Start to Download
Copy and paste YouTube URL that you want to download to the URL box and hit "OK" button, you'll see the process of download goes well and fast.

Convert YouTube to MP3

Why people want to convert the downloaded files to MP3? Firstly, most of the time, they don't care the video part of the music TV, for example, people listen to music on the way. Secondly, video information takes most part of the file size of video file, let alone playing video cost more energy than audio and shorten the life of battery. Thirdly, many music players can't play videos. To save storage space and battery life, you can convert the downloaded video files to audio files such as MP3, M4A, etc.

MP3 is the most popular audio format which has high audio quality, high compression rate and small file size. Better still, MP3 format is supported by nearly all music player software or devices. So, convertting YouTube video to MP3 is a best choice.

The following are the steps to convert YouTube to MP3 with the wonderful YouTube to MP3 Converter on Mac or Windows.

Step 1 Add the downloaded file
If you just finish the download process, you'll see the downloaded file shows on the task list of the program. Just skip to Step 2. If not, click "Add file" button to open the downloaded video or music from your computer.

Step 2 Set MP3 as output format
Click the drop-down button of "Profile" to choose "MP3 MPEG Layer-3 Audio (*.MP3)" as output format from "General Audio" category.

Step 3 Convert YouTube to MP3
Just click the big "Convert" button on the bottom right of the app to start and finish the transformation from YouTube to MP3.

Conclusion

Can you image how easy and fast the whole process? Not only that, but the useful YouTube to MP3 Converter supports converting YouTube contents to almost all kinds of video and audio formats like MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, ASF, DV, MKV, MPG, RM, WebM, OGV, WAV, AAC, ALAC, M4A, AC3, FLAC, CAF, AU, etc. In addition, it is not only a converter but also an inbuilt editor and a free video and audio player.

Such an all-in-one wonderful tool, why not give it a try today?