Music videos make up the bulk of all videos on YouTube, making the giant video streaming site one of the best places to find your favorite music. Most of us however, can’t be online all the time and you may therefore want to download songs from YouTube for offline listening. One of the best ways to do that is to convert the music video from YouTube to MP3 format.
In this article, we take a look at 3 best ways to download YouTube songs to your Android device or computer. But before we do that, let’s take a look at whether it is legal to do that in the first place.
Is Downloading YouTube Videos Legal?
Downloading videos from YouTube may be copyright infringement unless you own the video or you have permission from the copyright holder to download the video or the video is in the public domain.
Download YouTube Songs to Computer via a Desktop Software
We recommend to use iTubeGo YouTube Downloader to download YouTube songs. It allows you to download batch YouTube songs to MP3 at a time or download YouTube videos from channels, playlist or a user page at once with high speed and without losing quality. The following are the steps to download YouTube songs with iTubeGo.
Step 1 Download and install iTubeGo software onto your computer.
Step 2 Choose the YouTube song that you wish to download and copy the URL.
Step 3 Paste the YouTube URL or link by clicking the “Paste URL” button in iTubeGo as seen in the image below:
Step 4 Wait for your video to download. When the process is finished, you may find the downloaded songs in the “Downloaded” tab.
Download YouTube Music to Computer via Online Service
You can also very easily download YouTube music using a free online tool. One of the best is ytmp3. This converter is very easy to use and can easily convert YouTube videos to MP3 or MP4 format. Here’s how to use it:
Step 1 Go to https://ytmp3.cc/en13/ to access the free online tool.
Step 2 Now go to YouTube and locate the song you would like to download. Copy the its URL.
Step 3 Go back to the free online tool and paste the URL in the box marked “Please Insert a Valid Video URL”. Select “MP3” below the box and then click “Convert”.
Step 4 The tool will analyze the provided URL and detect the song you want to convert before converting it to MP3. Click on “Download” to download the MP3 version of the YouTube song to your computer.
Download YouTube Music to Android via Android App
One of the best ways to download YouTube music to your Android device is to use the iTubeGo Android app. This app is available for free and can be used to download YouTube videos in a variety of qualities including HD and even 4K.
It has an in-built browser, allowing you to search for the video you want to download within the app. It has a very fast download speed of over 10x faster than most other YouTube downloader apps and allows for the download of multiple files at the same time even from different websites.
To use iTubeGo for Anto download music from YouTube to your Android device, follow these simple steps:
Step 1 Begin by downloading iTubeGo and install it on your device.
Step 2 Open YouTube and locate the song that you want to download. Click on the “Share” link and copy the video’s URL.
Step 3 Now Open iTubeGo and paste the URL in the popup box. Select the desired settings including the type of media file you want along with the quality of the downloaded file. Click “OK” and the download process will begin immediately.
Step 4 When the download is complete, tap on the “Downloaded” tab to find the downloaded music.