Everyone knows that YouTube is the largest repository for video. Nearly all types of video can be found in YouTube. While regular users use take advantage of YouTube to look for entertainment contents, musicians and video makers use YouTube for showcasing their newest works.
Basically, all videos uploaded to YouTube are available in a certain multimedia format. That’s mean, you can convert them into other formats, including MP3.
Well, converting a YouTube video to MP3 is probably a bit opposite to Google’s rules. But, if you have a limited bandwidth to enjoy the latest songs from your favorite singer, is there a better way you can do?
Before jumping to the list, you might want to give Airy a try. It is a desktop YouTube downloader, allowing you to download a YouTube video into a MP4, 3GP, or FLV format. You can also convert a YouTube video directly to an MP3 format. Airy is available for Windows and Mac.
So, here are the ten tools you can use to convert YouTube to MP3.
NOTE: This service has been shut down due to a lawsuit by a coalition of record labels (read the news here)
YouTube-mp3.org is probably the simplest YouTube converter ever. You don’t need any account to convert YouTube to MP3. All you need to do is pasting the full URL of the video you want to convert to the available box and press the Convert Video button. A Download link will appear once the converting process is done.
The downside about this tool is that you have to deal with very annoying ads. After the site is fully loaded, you will be “greeted” by an ads when you click anywhere within the site. The ads will create a new tab in your browser automatically.
Unlike YouTube-mp3.org which was built specifically to convert YouTube to Mp3, Onlinevideoconverter.com offers a richer options. You can convert video from such other sources as Instagram, Vimeo, Facebook and lots more. You will also have more output options, not limited to MP3. The use of Onlinevideoconverter.com is also quite simple. All you need to do is pasting the full URL of the YouTube video you want to convert and the tool will do the rest.
One of the appeal things about this tool is that you can directly save the converted video to your Dropbox account. There is also QR code you can scan to directly download the converted video to your smartphone.
As simple as YouTube-mp3.org but not with the annoying ads scheme. Yt-mp3.com is another great option of an online converter to allow you to convert YouTube to MP3. You will love this tool since it is not too much complicated. The tool only has one purpose to help you convert a YouTube video into a MP3 file, nothing else. This tool will extract the audio part of the video you want to convert using lossless converter. Just paste the URL of the YouTube video you want to convert to the available box and press the CONVERT VIDEO button to convert the video.
Ytmp3.cc is also a simple YouTube to MP3 converter with no complex features. The tool also focuses in helping you extract the audio of your preferred YouTube video. In addition to MP3, Ytmp3.com also gives you an option to set the output as a MP4 file. The good thing about this tool is that you won’t be bothered by any ads (at least until today).
You can also use this tool without having to create any account. Soon after pasting the URL of the video you want to convert to the available box the tool will do its job by converting the video. A download button is going to appear once the converting process is finished. Simple. No hassle.
By default, this tool comes with a German interface so you might get a little trouble to learn how to use it. But, there is a button at the top-right corner to change the interface into English. Convert2mp3.net itself is a bit similar to Onlinevideoconverter.com which enables you to not only convert YouTube video but also from other services like Dailymotion and Clipfish. It also has a richer options of output. In addition to MP3, you can also convert your preferred video into such formats as MP4, OGG, M4A, WMA and lots more.
Convert2mp3.net also allows you to directly save the converted video to Dropbox as well as share it online.
Just like this tool said, videos are meant to be heard. So, if you want to listen any video on YouTube you can convert it into MP3 to save your bandwidth in case you have a limited bandwidth capacity. The converting process of Vidtomp3.com might not as simple as, for instance, Yt-mp3.com as you will be brought to the different pages. If you have no problem with it then there is no bad to try this tool.
The downside of this tool is that you have to see an additional ads every time you click the download link, before the real download button appears.
Just like other YouTube converters on this list, flvto.biz also provides a column on its front page. What you can do to turn a YouTube video into a MP3 file is pasting the video URL on that column and pressing the CONVERT TO button below the column. Flvto.biz offers other output formats other than MP3. Including MP4 and AVI. Flvto.biz offers three options regarding the thing you want to do with the converted video. Apart from downloading the video, you can also save it to your Dropbox account as well as send it via email.
Youtubeinmp3.com has a very fast converting process which can lead you to fall in love with it. Further more, you can also trim the MP3 you are going to download in case you don’t like a specific part. At first, you will see no annoying thing until you press the Download MP3 button. Same as Vidtomp3.com, you will also see additional ads after clicking the Download MP3 button which is very annoying. In addition to MP3, Youtubeinmp3.com also lets you to download your preferred video into MP4 format.
Another nice tool to convert YouTube to MP3. Youtubemp3.to has a feature that not all similar tools have. Before converting the video into a MP3 you can adjust the volume of the video. MP3 is not the only audio format that is supported by this tool. Apart from MP3, you can also choose such other audio formats as MP4, M4A to AAC.
Before downloading the converted video, Youtubemp3.to also allows you to edit the file, or more specifically trim a certain part you don’t like. Youtubemp3.to is the best choice if you are the kind of person who don’t like to see ads. At the time of writing, Youtubemp3.to is a ads-free tool which you can use to convert YouTube to MP3.
Last but not least. Converto.io is also a nice tool to convert YouTube to MP3. The tool also features a simple editing tool to allow you perform a simple editing over the video you want to convert like cutting, change the quality or edit the ID3 tags. Soon after clicking the Convert button this tool will convert the YouTube video into a MP3 file. The download link will appear right after the converting process is done. The link is valid for 24 hours.
The bottom line
If you are looking for an online tool to convert video from your computer from one format to another, or to an audio format, Evano is a great tool to go to. The tool supports a wide range of video formats. From MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MKV, and so on. You can use it for free with an option to upgrade to the pro version to unlock more features.