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How to Record Audio from YouTube on Windows 10

Jane Zhou updated on Dec 22, 2020 to Screen Recording Utility | How-to Articles

In recent years, YouTube has become a popular social media platform where musicians upload their music pieces, and followers listen to wonderful music. People listen to music online mostly, but what if you can't access the Internet? That is why people need to record audio from YouTube and keep it in their portable audio players for later playback. However, if you don't have a recorder, it isn't easy to do that. In this article, we will show you how to record music on YouTube with the programs introduced.

The Easiest Way to Record Audio from YouTube on Windows 10

EaseUS RecExperts is a full-featured but lightweight screen recorder. However, it can do more than record the screen. It has four main functions, record the screen, record audio, record webcam, and record gameplay. If you are curious about how to record gameplay on PC, you can download this software and find out the answer.

Recording audio from YouTube on Windows 10 is just a piece of cake for it. Moreover, this software meets the satisfaction of many people in different industries.

For instance, if you are a teacher, you may record a lesson for your students to watch again. If you are absent from a Zoom meeting, you may ask your colleague to record it as a video so that you can review the points after. You may follow the steps below to record audio with it. 

Key Features:

  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • Allow you to record background sound and a voice from your microphone at the same time
  • Enhance video with texts, lines, arrows, images while recording
  • Share the recording directly to popular social media platforms like YouTube and Vimeo

Steps of recording audio from YouTube on Windows 10:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts, you can choose one of the four main functions on the main screen. Here you need to click "Record Audio".

mainscreen of EaseUS RecExperts

Step 2. In the "System sound" setting, you can select the audio type you need to record, such as System sound, Microphone, System sound and microphone, and Record without audio. And then click the "REC" button to start recording.

select audio type

Step 3. When you finish recording, you will see your audio recording file in the video list, and then select the file and right-click it that you can compress, edit, share, and rename your audio file.

edit audio files

You also can click the "Open folder" button to find this audio file on your computer.

Top 3 Effective Audio Recorders

In this section, you can learn the top 3 audio recorder software that can help you record audio from YouTube on Windows 10 PC with ease.

Recorder 1. Voice Recorder 

Voice Recorder (known as Sound Recorder before Windows 10 and for the majority of its history) can record audio from a microphone or headset. In addition, many modern sound cards allow their output channels to be recorded through a loopback channel, typically called "Wave-Out Mix" or "Stereo Mix".

After recording, you can play the audio files that it has recorded, converting the bit rate, bit depth, and sampling rate of the audio file. Also, you may insert other audio files at the beginning, end, or the desired location of the current audio. You can even split out parts of the current audio clip if you want. Follow the steps below to record audio on YouTube.

How to record audio from YouTube

Step 1. Launch Voice Recorder and hit the big "Record" button.

Step 2. Add markers to identify key moments as you record or play.

Step 3. Then you can trim, rename, or share your recordings, which are saved in Documents > Sound recordings.

Step 4. Select the trash can icon to delete your recording, or click the three dots for more options.

Recorder 2. Audacity 

If you are interested in recording yourself or want to capture just a small portion of a video's sound, it is good to start with the Audacity program. This software is full-functioned, and it can meet almost all your needs in recording audio files. Following simple steps will assist you in completing your recording process with this handy tool.

YouTube audio recorder

Step 1. First, download the Audacity program on your system and run the setup to begin the installation process and follow on-screen guidelines to finish the process.

Step 2. Open Audacity software on your device and hit the "Edit" tab and then go to Preferences.

Step 3. In the "Device section of Preferences" window, switch to the "Recording" section.

Step 4. Choose the "Stereo Mix" option. To enable it, go to the control panel of your computer, go to the “Hardware and Sound” section, and then switch to the Sound section.

Step 5. Go to the "Recording" tab and right-click on the blank space of the screen. From the drop-down menu, choose the "Show Disabled Devices" option.

Step 6. Hit "Ok" to save the new sound settings. After these settings, you will have to open the Audacity program again to work with the Stereo Mix option.

Step 7. It is time to open the YouTube video you want to record and hit the "Record" button. Play the video, and when you are done recording, hit the "Stop" button on the Audacity program.

Recorder 3. Leawo Music Recorder 

Different from many other audio recorders, a professional online audio recorder like Leawo Music Recorder doesn't need any extra devices like an outside speaker or microphone. What's more, the professional online audio recorder can also add music tags like artist, album, album artwork on to recordings. Just launch the software and click the "Record" button before playing audio, and it will automatically record the audio you are playing. Users can pause or resume the capturing process anytime. Follow the steps below to record audio from YouTube on Windows 10.

YouTube audio recorder

Step 1. Click the "Audio Source" icon on the main interface to set an audio source firstly. If you want to record online YouTube Music, select the "Record Computer Audio" option.

Step 2. Click the red "Start" button to let this Music Recorder work. And then play the YouTube music that you want to record.

Step 3. In the "Media > Library" tab, you can see all your recordings. Select a recording and right-click it, then choose "Edit Music Tags" to manually edit music tags.


In a word, to record audio pieces from YouTube, you need an audio recorder. In this article, we have given you a detailed tutorial on how to record audio from YouTube on Windows 10. Also, some recorders are also recommended. Among them, EaseUS RecExperts is the best choice for beginners. It is full-featured and lightweight in the meantime. Click the blue button below to download EaseUS RecExperts on your computer.

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