YouTube means a lot more than the largest video website in the world. It is an important social media, new outlet, commercial platform. Among all the contents of YouTube, the music videos on YouTube benefit thousands of music fans, as it provides free music videos for us to enjoy. You might have asked these questions: how do I download music from YouTube? Is it possible to download YouTube music as offline audio files? It's obvious that you are not the only one who wants to download YouTube music but might not know how to do it. To help all the music lovers, we will explain how to download music from YouTube.

Part 1. Requirements of the Downloaded YouTube Music

First of all, it should be made clear that we need third-party software to download YouTube Music as audio files, since even YouTube Premium merely allows you to download MP4 videos. We want the downloaded YouTube music to be something we can play with music players and something we would actually enjoy. That means the third-party software, apart from being able to download YouTube music, should provide at least a few audio formats to choose from and acceptable audio quality of the output audios. Therefore, we make sure the YouTube Music downloaders we choose to meet those standards.

Part 2. How to Download YouTube Music with Joyoshare Audio Recorder

Joyoshare Audio Recorder is an almighty music recorder and downloader. Basically, it will record the sound from the YouTube video you are playing. The source of the recording can also be the microphone, the sound card or other devices connected to your computer. To cater to your demand of playing the music on different platforms or devices, Joyoshare Audio Recorder provides over a dozen of output formats, including MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, ALAC, APE, AU, CAF, FLAC, M4A, M4B, M4R, MKA, OGG, WAV, WMA.

The built-in audio editor is another major advantage of this software, because it allows you to trim the downloaded music tracks by milliseconds, give them special sound effects or edit the tag info. The ID3 tags, including the names and some basic info of the song, will be automatically identified, so that you don't have to rename them manually.

Key Features of Joyoshare Audio Recorder:

Record sound from different audio input

Large selection of formats

Built-in audio editor and equalizer

Automatic identification of the ID3 Tags

Step 1 Launch Joyoshare Audio Recorder

Download and launch Joyoshare Audio Recorder. What you see below is the main interface of this software, where you should see the list of recordings. Press the input source beside the red "Start Recording" button and select "system audio" to set the recording source.
main screen

Step 2 Configure the output format

Tap the record format icon, and the format menu will pop out. Here you can choose the format you want. Besides, if you are a professional music lover, you can also adjust the musical parameters, including codec, channel, bit rate and sample rate. Next, open the "Preferences" menu on the upper right corner, and change the location where you want to save these songs.
output format

Step 3Begin recording music from YouTube

record youtube music

Now, get the YouTube music video you want to download ready, then press the red "Start Recording" button and start to play the video. The soundtrack of the video will be captured by Joyoshare Audio Recorder in real-time. By the time YouTube video finishes, press the white "Stop Recording" button, and the recorded tracks will be saved in the folder you select in the "Preferences" menu.

Step 4Edit the recorded music

Tap the edit audio icon at the rear of the track to open the audio built-in editor. With this editor, you can drag the time bar and cut out the advertisements appear in the track. You can also add special sound effects or change the sound equalizer. The tags can also be edited however you like.
edit youtube music

Part 3. How to Download Music from YouTube to Computer with Online Downloader

Flvto is a capable and easy-to-use online YouTube video downloader and converter. It is able to download the YouTube video and convert it to MP3, which is compatible with most players and devices. Follow the guide below and you can download YouTube videos with Flvto.
flvto youtube downloader

Step 1Open Flvto and find the YouTube video

Google "Flvto" to find this online converter and downloader. Find the YouTube music video you want to download and copy its link, then paste the link in the blank input space of Flvto.

Step 2Start downloading and converting

In the format drop-down menu below, select MP3 as the output format. Then press the "CONVERT TO" button to start downloading and converting.

Step 3 Download the audio

After a few minutes, the downloading will be finished, and you will be transferred to the result page, where you can click the "Download" button to download the MP3 audio to your computer.
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Jan 4, 2020 4:30 PM

Posted by Justin Price to Record Audio

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