Youtube Downloader is supported by Audio Converters of version 1.0.11 or higher. Mac App Store applications of any version do not support YouTube Downloader. If your audio converter was downloaded from the Mac App Store or of version less than 1.0.11 please download the latest version from our site.
Please, refer to music publishers' policies before converting to avoid an infringement of copyright.
YouTube video can be converted to MP3, M4A/MP4, WAV, FLAC and AIFF formats. This article describes how to convert YouTube music to MP3 format.
Audio Converters support conversion of:
- YouTube pages with single video.
- YouTube playlists.
- Web pages with embedded YouTube video.
- Web pages with links to YouTube video.
Before conversion of YouTube videos, we recommend:
- to enable Loudness Normalization with Target Level -15.0 LUFS
- trimming of silence
- fade-in, fade-out audio effects
Audio effects improve listening experience by bringing loudness of converted audio to the same level and smoothing transitions between songs.
To add YouTube videos for conversion of the methods below can be used:
Drag & Drop YouTube Link Icon
Drag and Drop the link icon from browser to main window, progress window, or icon of the converter.
If you would like to convert lots of YouTube videos, we recommend minimizing the converter's window to keep it on top of the browser. Read more on Improving Drag & Drop experience >>
Dragging of YouTube link icon to minimized window of To MP3 Converter for Mac.
Copy - Paste YouTube URL
To copy a link with video and paste it the to the main or progress window of the converter, follow next steps:
1. Select URL of a web page with YouTube video.
The URL can look like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yompLgnSpAQ.
Amvidia converters support starting with http://, https://, and ftp://URLs.
2. Press ⌘C keys to copy selected URL.
3. Click on the converter's window or icon to make it active.
4. Press ⌘V keys to paste selected URL.
'Enter URL' window
You can import YouTube video link into converter using the 'Enter URL' field:
1. Right-click on the converter main window and choose 'Enter URL' from the pop-up menu.
You can also use File / Enter URL command in the application menu.
2. Enter the address of web page into 'Enter URL' field manually or with copy-paste.
3. Press 'Continue'.
* Our To Audio Converter for Mac can convert YouTube video to MP3 and other audio formats, such as M4A, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, as well.
* Mac App Store versions of our audio converters don't support conversion of online content. Please, download and use audio converters of versions 1.0.11 and higher from our website for the conversion of online video.