YouTube is an ample resource of music that so far has no analogs in the Internet. Everybody knows that millions of videos can be found here and can be enjoyed for free. YouTube’s policy regarding the protection of copyrights doesn’t allow downloading of its content, so that’s when you need a decent YouTube to MP3 converter. An MP3 converter downloads a video and converts it to MP3 at the same time so that you can enjoy the chosen YouTube clip on the go in audio format. We will reveal the list of the best YouTube to MP3 converters only if you guys make a pinky promise not to violate any copyright laws with its help. If you agree, let’s start.
Free YouTube to MP3 Converter
Free YouTube to MP3 Converter is an extremely simple-to-use software for downloading YouTube videos and converting them to audio formats such as MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, WMA, OGG, FLAC and ALAC. Using it is quite simple – copy the link of the YouTube video, press the “Paste” button of the program, select the quality of the output audio file and hit the “Download” button as soon as the queue is formed. There is an annoying ad that takes 40% of the program’s window that can be removed if you purchase a Premium account, but other than that it’s a good program to convert YouTube to MP3.
MediaHuman YouTube to MP3
MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 is a great small program for easy conversion of YouTube videos to MP3. Paste the URL to download into the program’s window, manually type in the Artist, Title and Album values if needed and press the button to start converting YouTube to MP3. Output audio settings can be customized in the Preferences of the program. Working with multiple URLs is perfectly supported so you are free to add as many YouTube videos for conversion as you want. Adding created music to iTunes is also available in this program.
Xilisoft YouTube to MP3 Converter
Xilisoft YouTube to MP3 Converter is a software with a nice, modern interface that is great for fast and effortless YouTube to MP3 conversion. As for the settings, it only offers audio bitrate and output folder selection. To start working with the program you simply need to insert a URL of a YouTube video and the conversion process will start automatically. The program also offers to download the video as an MP4 file; this can be customized in the settings as well.
Any Audio Converter
Any Audio Converter is a whole suite for working with audio and video files that can also convert YouTube to MP3. It can convert the pasted URL to multiple formats. For MP3 you can adjust bitrate, sample rate and number of audio channels. The video can be cut, which is a great option so you don’t need to install any additional MP3 cutter for further audio trimming. Thanks to a whole bunch of options, Any Audio Converter weighs a lot – over 110 Mb – which is too much if you are looking for a solid YouTube to MP3 converter and don’t need other additional features.
YouTube to MP3 Converters we didn’t include:
Wondershare Free YouTube Downloader perfectly downloads videos from YouTube, however you need to have a paid account in order to convert them to MP3.
aTube Catcher was weird to use as it was glitching all the way interface-wise and all the output files we received weighed 0kb and couldn’t be opened in VLC Media Player.
All the reviewed software for YouTube to MP3 conversion is pretty much different – some are awesome for fast conversion, others offer extended features. We are sure you’ll be able to find your new favorite YouTube converter among the programs we reviewed.