Download music files from YouTube, while generally YouTube media downloaders have restrictions to curtail them from downloading copyrighted audio, Still there is a ray of hope for happy downloading experience.
You may opt for 4K Video Downloader app to get music from any YouTube video. You may also use the VLC Media Player to download the video and make it to the MP3 format.
Still, a better option needed, get a YouTube Music premium account so that you may also download music on the mobile device. Just beware that it is illegal to download copyrighted materials. You should only use these methods to download music you own. Downloading music outside the YouTube premium offering is not permitted and your account can get permanently terminated.
Let’s check out the easy step wise guide to Download Music from YouTube.
Methods to Download Music from YouTube
- 4K Video Downloader
- YouTube Music Premium
Method 1 : 4K Video Downloader
Download and install the 4K Video Downloader setup file. Go to https://www.4kdownload.com/products/product-videodownloader in computer’s web browser, then Tap Get 4K Video Downloader which is present on the left side of the page. Once the setup file finishes downloading, just follow these steps according to the computer operating system:
- Windows: Double-click the setup file and then follow the on-screen setup instructions.
- Mac: Double-click the setup file, verify the installation if necessary, drag the 4K Video Downloader app icon onto the “Applications” folder, and follow on-screen instructions.
Go to the video. Click open YouTube by checking https://www.youtube.com/ in computer’s web browser, then navigate to the video from which you wish to download music.
Copy the video’s address. Double click the video’s URL in the address bar at the top of the browser, then tap Ctrl + C for Windows) and Command + C for Mac, as the case may be, to copy it.
Open 4K Video Downloader. Tap the Windows Start menu or the Spotlight search on Mac, and then write 4k video downloader. Click or double-click the 4K Video Downloader search result, you see as a small 4K Video Downloader window pop up. Skip step if 4K Video Downloader automatically opens in your browser.
Click Paste Link in the top-left corner of the window.
Wait for the video to finish parsing. After that check for the quality options that appear in the 4K Video Downloader window, you can proceed.
Click the “Download Video” drop-down and select Extract Audio which is in menu near the top-left corner of the window.
Change the audio file type (optional). You may tap the Format drop-down box at the top-right side of the window to view and select a different audio format as default MP3 format is the most universal audio file.
Select a quality (optional). You may change the quality of the audio file by clicking the box to the left of one of the options in the window although the highest quality will be selected by default. Get a lower bit rate if you wish the file size to be smaller.
Click Browse to choose a save location. Select a folder on computer to which you wish to save the new audio file, and then click Save or Choose.
Click Extract at the bottom of the window to start extracting the music from the video. The file will be saved to the folder you selected as and when the conversion is complete. Double-clicking the downloaded audio file will play it in default audio player.
Method 2 : YouTube Music Premium
Subscribe to YouTube Music Premium. Being a paid subscriber to YouTube Music, you can download music for offline listening while using the mobile app on an Android, iPhone, or iPad. The downloaded songs will only be available for listening while using the YouTube app.
You may use the following keywords t be written in the web browser to upgrade to Premium:
- Upgrade to YouTube Music Premium on PC or Mac.
- Upgrade to YouTube Music Premium on Android.
- Upgrade to YouTube Music Premium on iPhone or iPad.
Open the YouTube Music app on your mobile device which is the rectangular red icon with a play icon and a sideways triangle inside.
Go to a song you wish to download. Go to the preferred spot to download a playlist, tap the Library tab at the bottom-right corner of the app, then select the playlist you wish to download.
Tap the download arrow (for a song) or the menu (for a playlist). Whenever you select the arrow, the song will download to phone or tablet for offline listening. Whenever you are downloading a playlist, continue with the next step, press the menu. for the contents of the playlist will now be available for offline listening.