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YouTube to MP3 Converter: Convert YouTube to MP3 for Free

Jean updated on Sep 18, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

YouTube is a video-sharing platform that is driven by people all over the globe. You can watch various kinds of videos on the site. Sometimes, you may come across YouTube videos with pleasant background music and want to keep the audio, but you don't know how to extract audio from video, then how?

For this issue, the easiest way is to convert YouTube video to MP3, which can be played on almost any device. There are a lot of free simple YouTube to MP3 converter software on the market, and some are for beginners, some for pros. We have tested a great many free YouTube to MP3 converter and will share with you the best free YouTube to MP3 converter, which is both for novices and professionals. Want to know more information? Just continue reading.

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How to Convert YouTube to MP3 on Windows 10

For Windows 10 users, EaseUS Video Editor is the best free simple YouTube to MP3 converter. Using this free video editor without watermark, you can convert YouTube video to MP3 with a few simple clicks. Except for MP3, you also can convert YouTube to AAC as you like.

Apart from a simple free YouTube to MP3 converter, it is also a powerful video editor just as its name. It offers many basic and advanced editing tools including trimming, splitting, merging, reversing, etc.. Also while converting YouTube to MP3, you can edit the audio by applying fade-in or fade-out effect, or changing its speed according to your needs.

Key features:

  • Simple and friendly user interface
  • Support almost all the key and popular file formats
  • Offer over 300+ special visual effects like filters, overlays, transitions, and many more
  • Add voiceover/narration to your video with one click
  • Remove background noise and boost your audio easily

How to Convert YouTube Video to MP3 for Free

Step 1. Import Target File

Launch EaseUS Video Editor, select a desired aspect ratio on the main screen: 9:16, 16:9, or 4:3.

Import target file by clicking "Import" or dragging it into EaseUS Video Editor.

Import desired file

Step 2. Add to Project

Right-click on the target file you would like to convert and select "Add to project".

Add file to project

Step 3. Export Target File 

Click "Export" to start converting the target file.

Export to convert file format.

Step 4. Convert to Desired Audio Format

Select the desired audio format such as MP3 or AAC for the target file, rename it, set the output folder. 

Select file format to convert the target file.

By clicking the Output settings icon, you can set the Quality and Audio specifications of the converted file.

Export and convert target file to audio

Last, click "Export" to convert your target file to the desired audio format.

Bonus Tip: How to Download YouTube Video in One Click

Make sure that you've successfully downloaded the YouTube video in one click with EaseUS MoviMover

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover, go to "Video Downloader", and choose to download YouTube videos to your computer.

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Copy the URL of the YouTube video, paste it into the bar, and then tap the "Download" button. 

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 2

Step 3. Then MobiMover will quickly analyze the URL and download the YouTube video to your computer. When it has finished, you can find the video in the selected folder on your computer and enjoy it offline.

How to download YouTube videos to computer - Step 3

How to Convert YouTube to MP3 on Android

Some of you may want to convert YouTube to MP3 on your mobile phone directly to enjoy it. Is there any method to get this job done? Of course! In this part, we will share with you some YouTube to MP3 downloader to help you extract audio from YouTube video.

1. YouMP34

YouMP34 is a free YouTube converter, which can help you download any kind of YouTube music or video as MP3, also you can use it to convert YouTube to MP4. This YouTube to MP3 converter is extremely easy to use, and you can download videos and music in three simple steps.

YouTube to MP3 converter on Android

Step 1. Search the video that you want to download as an MP3 file using YouTube's official API.

Step 2. Click on the video from the search result.

Step 3. Then you can download the YouTube video to MP3 or MP4, or share it on Instagram.

2. Free YTD Video Downloader for Android

Free YTD Video Downloader for Android is a great YouTube to MP3 converter. With this app, you can download unlimited videos from many video streaming sites, like YouTube. In addition, it will create your own collection of videos and songs and play them whenever you want.

Convert YouTube to MP3 on Android

Step 1. Install and open this YouTube to MP3 downloader on your Android, then open the interface and click the download button.

Step 2. Search the YouTube video that you want to convert to MP3 and copy its URL.

Step 3. Paste the YouTube video's URL into the search bar of YTD Video Downloader. Then click the download tab, and your YouTube video is converted to MP3 later.

How to Convert YouTube to MP3 Online

Nevertheless, there are assistive tools on the Internet that boast as the best YouTube to MP3 converter. They are said to be well capable of converting MP4 to MP3. So, we tried some reputable online YouTube video converters and made a simple conclusion for you.

Based on the success rate and ease of use, we find that YTMP3 (official website: https://ytmp3.cc/en13/) is outstanding! The best part of using online converters like YTMP3 is that you don't have to download the YouTube video in advance because you can simply do the downloading and converting in one step there.

How to Convert YouTube to MP3 with YTMP3 Online:

Step 1. Copy and paste the YouTube video URL into the box.

ytmp3 - online youtube to mp3 converter

Step 2. At the left bottom of the box, choose MP3 as the target file format, and click Convert.

YTMP3 is thus far the most effective online YouTube to MP3 converter among the ones we tested, and quite a large number of the online software has failed to complete the conversion due to the following facts.

Features of most online YouTube to MP3 converter:

  • Popup ads, some you can not even close by clicking the "x"
  • Not really as FREE as advertised
  • Do not support lengthy video conversion
  • Over 50% of YouTube URLs I tested failed to convert

Quite a few websites are attractive at the first impression when you clicked in. They present users usually a box for you to enter the YouTube URL, and the next option is to choose a file format. Some support both MP3 and MP4 file formats. I used 10 URLs on altogether five websites. The best result is that 5 URLs were successful on one website in the end, and the worst case is that none of the 10 were successfully converted to MP3.

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Conclusion

There are a lot of simple free YouTube to MP3 converter you can use on the internet. The great challenge for you is to choose the perfect YouTube to MP3 converter. For Windows users, we highly recommend EaseUS Video Editor, as it can not only help you convert YouTube video to MP3 or AAC but edit the video with simple clicks. For this versatile program, you cannot miss it!

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