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[Free] How to Convert YouTube Audio to MP3

Jane Zhou updated on Dec 22, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

You may have enjoyed listening to music on YouTube. There are many audio formats supported on YouTube. Unfortunately, some of them can not be played on your devices. Thus, if you want to listen to this kind of audio, you may need to convert it to another file format-MP3 is a good choice. However, you can not just convert a YouTube audio into MP3 with your bare hands. In order to help you with this, we introduce six effective audio converters to you. We have categorized them based on compatibility. You may choose one compatible with your device. These tools are:

  1. Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 on Windows
  2. Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 on Mac
  3. Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 on Android
  4. Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 on iPhone
  5. Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 Online

Part 1. How to Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 on Windows

When we want to convert an audio file, we probably think of some audio converters. But do you know that some video editing software can do this job, too? EaseUS Video Editor is such an application. With this application, you can convert the YouTube audio file you have to MP3 easily and quickly.

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Not just that, you can also use this application to edit the audio file as you like. For example, you can also compress MP3 file you just created, or you can mix, recover audio files with this software. In a word, you can do nearly anything you want to do to an audio file with EaseUS Video Editor. Let' take a look at how you can make full use of this tool:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Editor and import the file to the software by clicking 'Import'.

Import M4A file

Step 2. Add the file to the timeline by dragging and dropping. Then double click on the file to change its volume and apply fade in or fade out.

Adjust M4A file

Step 3. Click "Export" and select the "MP3" button. In the Export menu, you can click the "Output settings" button to make adjustments of the converted file's quality.

Export MP3 version

Part 2. YouTube Audio to MP3 Converter for Mac Users

Airy not just supports MP4, FLV, and 3GP media formats, but also supports different kinds of YouTube audio files. It lets you save the whole YouTube playlist to your hard drive in different formats. With this APP, you can get MP3 files from YouTube videos and audios. More than that, you can save YouTube channels and download private YouTube videos. When it comes to downloading files, Airy offers downloading of Full HD, 4K, and 8K Ultra HD videos - enjoy the stunning quality.


Step 1. Paste the YouTube link in the app.

Step 2. Select MP3 as the output format in the list.

Step 3. Click "Download" to save the MP3 file to your computer.

Part 3. Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 on Android

YTD Video Downloader is distributed independently of any video streaming site. It is one of the newest videos and audios downloader application for your Android devices. But don't think that it can only download files, it can also convert audio files. This APP supports unlimited downloads and conversions queued from a huge list of video streaming sites.

After you convert and download the MP3 file from YouTube, you can create your own collection of videos and songs and play them whenever you want. You don't even have to worry about file security since it protects your privacy by locking the YTD app with a password. To help you use this tool without setbacks, we offer you a tutorial here.


Step 1. Once the app is installed on your Android device, open the interface to click on the download tab.

Step 2. Next, open YouTube in the browser and search for your preferred file.

Step 3. Click on it and select the URL at the top of the YouTube interface. Right-click to copy the link.

Step 4. Paste the URL into the search bar of the YTD Video Downloader interface. As soon as you click "Download", your file is converted to MP3.

Part 4. How to Convert YouTube Audio to MP3 on iPhone

MP3 Converter -Audio Extractor converts any video and audio files to MP3 format and saves it on your phone, so you can listen to it anytime and anywhere. The conversion is very fast, and the APP itself is very easy to use. This APP supports most video and audio file formats. After conversion, you can share your MP3 files via other apps and media platforms. Note that it requires iOS 8.0 or later. If you want to make good use of this application, you may need to follow the steps below.

Download address: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mp3-converter-audio-extractor/id1305099161

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Step 1. Open MP3 Converter -Audio Extractor, choose a file that you want to convert from your phone.

Step 2. Choose MP3 as the output format and click "Convert" to convert the original file to MP3.

Step 3. After the file is converted successfully, you can choose to play or delete it by clicking "Play" or "Delete".

Step 4. If you are satisfied with the MP3 file, you can save it to your phone or share it with your friends.

Part 5. Online Tools Help You Convert YouTube Audio to MP3

We listed two online audio converters here. If you don't want to download an application, these two tools may be your best choice.

Tool 1. Online Audio Converter

Online Audio Converter is a free online APP that converts audio files for you. This APP supports over 300 different file formats and can convert them to MP3, WAV, M4A, FLAC, OGG, AMR, MP2, and M4R (for iPhone ringtones). It processes your files quickly without requiring installation. Except for convert files, it also allows you to extract an audio track from a video. It is useful when you want to save a particular song from a movie or a music video.

When editing the audio file, you can configure the quality, bitrate, frequency, and a number of channels, apply reverse playback or fade in, or even remove a voice from the audio track. And the whole process is secure since your files are automatically deleted from its servers a few hours after you are done working with them. Nobody has access to them except you. Follow the steps below, and you can convert YouTube audios with this application successfully.

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Step 1. Upload the original YouTube audio file.

Step 2. Choose your desired format and file quality.

Step 3. Download the MP3 file to your computer.

Tool 2. YouTube to MP3 Converter

YouTube to MP3 Converter can help you cut files to any length, add metadata, and insert MP3 cover art. It is fully compatible with the latest web browsers. It can download and convert a YouTube video to an MP3 file from YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and other popular video sites in seconds.

There are no limitations on conversions and downloads, so you can download and convert files as much as you want for free. The conversion is super-fast. Besides, no software download or installation needed with this application. You need to follow the steps below to convert your YouTube audio files into MP3.

youtube to mp3 converter

Step 1. Add the video you want to convert. You can copy the link to the YouTube audio to do that.

Step 2. Run YouTube to MP3 Converter and click on the blue "Download" button.

Step 3. After you've entered the video, adjust the output file format to MP3, and modify the level of file quality.

Step 4. Once you've set everything up, simply click on the "Download" button and wait for the conversion to finish. Then you can enjoy your MP3 collection converted from YouTube.


To sum up, all the audio converters mentioned above can help you to convert your YouTube audio file into MP3. But you need to be careful when you are choosing one. The standard is that the tool must be compatible with your system. If you are a Windows user, your best choice is EaseUS Video Editor. You can go to the official website and download it.

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