Convert YouTube to MP3 using free software or online converters

YouTube is one of the leading video hosting websites on the internet. Most of us save them offline so that we can see them later without an internet connection. Let us say, we have a video of some good tutorial or a song and want to extract audio from it. What would you do to extract audio from YouTube videos? If you are looking for the best ways to convert YouTube to MP3, then I will let you know of three online resources and one free desktop software to convert YouTube to MP3 easily.

Convert YouTube to MP3 online free

1] youtube-mp3.org

YouTube-mp3 is an online resource which converts YouTube to MP3 for free. You just need the YouTube URL. Ther is no need of any registration. Just submit the YouTube URL and click on “Convert Video” button. Within a few minutes, the submitted video will be converted to MP3 and you will be able to download it to your PC.

Convert YouTube to MP3 online free

2] listentoyoutube.com

Listentoyoutube is another convenient online applications to extract mp3 from YouTube video. Here too you need to just provide the required YouTube URL  and click on the “Go” button. Their back-end servers will extract the audio and once the conversion is done, they provide you the link to download the converted audio.

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3] Onlinevideoconverter.com

Online Video Converter allows you to convert not only YouTube video to MP3, but also videos from other websites like Daily Motion, Sound Cloud, Facebook and more. Click on “More Settings” to specify whether to convert entire video to MP3 or part of the video by mentioning the start and end times.

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Once you click on “Start” button, it converts YouTube video to MP3. You can click on “Download” button or scan the QR Code with your device to download the converted audio. It also has an option save the converted audio directly to Dropbox.

YouTube to MP3 converter software

Freemake Video Converter is a free desktop application to convert YouTube to other file formats. You can use this to convert it to MP3 as well. Just copy the YouTube URL and click on “Paste URL” button in Freemake Video Converter.

YouTube to MP3 converter software

It will fetch the video. Then click on “to MP3” button. It will ask you to select the location where you want to save the MP3 file. Having done that, click on the “Convert” button. After a few minutes, the sound will be extracted from the specified YouTube video and saved in the MP3 file format.

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his post talks of some more websites to convert YouTube videos to MP3 or MP4. You can also use Windows Movie Maker to extract Audio from a Video Clip.

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