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    How to extract music from YouTube

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  • How to extract music from a YouTube video
    • 4K YouTube to MP3 (Windows / macOS)
    • MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 Converter (Windows / macOS)
  • How to extract music from YouTube Android
  • How to rip YouTube music with iPhone and iPad
  • How to Rip Music from YouTube with YouTube Music

    If you are interested in extract music from YouTube, I recommend that you first consider the idea of ​​using YouTube Music. In case you have never heard of it, let me inform you that it is the music streaming service connected to YouTube.



    It is based on the huge database of the famous Google video platform and is basically free. However, to be able to take advantage of its most important functions, such as the possibility of downloading the songs and listening to them in audio-only mode (or what interests you!), Even in the background, it is necessary to take out a subscription at the cost of 9,99 , 14,99 euros / month (or 6 euros / month for the family plan that can be used by 30 people) with the first XNUMX days of free trial. It should also be noted that the service can be used both from the Web and via the app for smartphones and tablets, but the download of the songs is only allowed on mobile.

    That said, to download and install the YouTube Music app on your device if you are using Android, visit the relative section of the Play Store and press the button Install. If, on the other hand, you are using iOS / iPadOS, access the relevant section of the App Store, press the button Get, quindi quello Install and authorize the download via Face ID, touch ID o password dell'ID Apple. Next, launch the app by tapping the button apri appeared on the screen or by tapping on the relative icon which has been added to the home screen.



    Once the YouTube Music main screen is displayed, log into your Google account and activate the free trial to use the service. Then, tap on the magnifying glass located at the top right, type the name of the song you want to download or that of the compilation, playlist or artist of your interest and select the title corrected from the list you see appear.

    On the next screen, tap the button with the down arrow present under the cover or tap the one with i three dots vertically, then select, from the menu that opens, the wording Download. When the download is complete, you will find the songs in the section Download of the app, which you can access by tapping on the wording Collection placed at the bottom of the screen. For more details, refer to my guide specifically dedicated to the topic.

    How to extract YouTube music online

    If the use of YouTube Music does not appeal to you and you prefer to turn to some tool that allows you to extract music from YouTube without having to be tied to a subscription, you can consider contacting one of the online services used for the purpose that I have reported to you below. Put them to the test immediately, you will see that you will not regret it.

    noTube

    A good online service that you can use to get the music of your interest from YouTube is noTube. It is free of charge, very easy to use and also works from any browser and operating system. It allows you to extract the audio of the videos present on the Google video platform in both MP3 and M4A, as well as to save the videos in their entirety, in different formats.


    To take advantage of it, visit its home page, paste the address of the YouTube video of your interest in the appropriate bar located in the center, select the output format you prefer from the adjacent drop-down menu and click on the button OK.


    Wait, therefore, for the video to be processed by the service and click on the button Download, in order to proceed with saving the file on the computer.

    How to extract music from a YouTube video

    As I told you at the beginning of the guide, you can also extract music from YouTube using the appropriate ones computer programs. If this interests you, below you will find listed those that I believe to be the best of this type, both for Windows that for MacOS.

    4K YouTube to MP3 (Windows / macOS)

    4K YouTube to MP3 is a free software for Windows and macOS thanks to which, as the name implies, it is possible to extract the audio of the videos on YouTube, saving them on the PC in MP3 format, as well as in M4A and OGG, all while maintaining the highest possible quality, up to 320 kbps. Note, however, that it has limitations as regards the download of playlists (you can download a maximum of 25 videos at a time) and the function of subscribing to channels, which can be circumvented by purchasing the software license (at a cost of 12,14 , € XNUMX).

    To download 4K YouTube to MP3 on your computer, connect to the official website of the program and click on the button Scarica 4K YouTube to MP3. After downloading, if you are using Windows, open open the .msi files obtained and, in the window that is shown to you on the screen, click on the buttons Run e Next. Next, put the check mark on the item I accepts the terms in the License Agreement and finish the setup by clicking on the button Next (for another two consecutive times) and on the buttons install, Yes e Finish. Then start the program, selecting the relevant one collegamento added to Start menu.



    Stai using MacOSInstead, open the package .dmg ottenuto e trascina l 'program icon in the folder Applications Of computer. Then right click on it and select the item apri for two consecutive times, in order to start 4K YouTube to MP3, however, going around the limitations of Apple towards non-certified developers (an operation that must be performed only at the first start).

    Once the main program window appears, click the button Paste link which is located at the top right, so that you can paste the URL of the YouTube video you want to get the audio of in 4K YouTube to MP3. Once this is done, the extraction procedure will start immediately and the final file will be automatically saved on your computer.

    Note that by default the files are saved in MP3 format and are saved in the folder Music of the PC. If you want to change these settings, as well as define the quality of the output files, you can do it by clicking on the button Pref Renze that you find at the top of the 4K YouTube to MP3 window and acting on the options attached to the screen that opens, obviously before pasting the link of the movie.

    MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 Converter (Windows / macOS)

    Another great software you can consider using is MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 Converter. It is free, available for Windows and macOS and allows you to extract audio from YouTube videos by saving it in MP3, OGG or M4A format, with a maximum bitrate of 320 kbps. It should be noted that by subscribing to a special subscription (at a cost of $ 9,99 per year), it is possible to enable an extra service, called TurboBoost, to get the songs from YouTube without first having to download the entire movie.

    To download the program on your computer, connect to its website and click on operating system logo in use on your computer that you find on the left. When the download is complete, if you are using Windows, april il .exe file you have obtained and, in the window that opens, click on the buttons Run e Yes. Then tick next to the entry I accept the terms of the license agreement and finish the setup by clicking on the button first NEXT (four times in a row) and then on the buttons Install e end.

    Stai using MacOSInstead, open the package .dmg just got it, copy the program icon to the folder Applications from the computer, facci clic destro sopra e scegli la voce apri for two consecutive times, in order to start the program going to circumvent the limitations desired by Apple for non-certified developers (an operation that must be carried out only at the first start).

    Once MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 Converter window appears on the screen, click the button Paste link at the top, to paste the addresses of the videos from which you intend to extract the audio. Once you have completed the steps above, click on the icon with the ruota d'ingranaggio located at the bottom left and select the item Pref Renze from the menu you see. In the new window that appears, select the tab Audio output, choose the output format you prefer from the drop down menu Convert to and adjust the bitrate via the drop-down menu Bit rate. If you want to change the default folder for downloads (which is Music), also click on the button Choose, beside the wording Download brochure, and select it from there.

    Finally, go back to the main window of MediaHuman YouTube to MP3 Converter, click on the arrow which is located at the top right and waits for the audio of the YouTube videos of your interest to be saved on your computer. Easier than that?

    How to extract music from YouTube Android

    Che stai chello using è a smartphone or a tablet Android, to extract music from YouTube I strongly recommend that you resort to the use of one of the many apps used for the purpose, as in the case of TubeMate. It is a no-cost and very easy to use application, which allows you to download audio and video from YouTube in just a few taps.

    However, keep in mind that it is not available on the Google Play Store, which is why it must be downloaded externally, from the developer's website, by first enabling the support for unknown origins on the device. To do this, if you are using Android 8.0 or higher, touch the icon of Settings of Android (the one with the ruota d'ingranaggio) present in the drawer, tap on the item Device apps and notifications and on that relating to browser from which you want to download the APK package (ex. Chrome), dopodiché sfiora the dicitura Install sconosciute app e carries his ON the switch next to the option Allow from this source.

    If you use a older version of Android, proceed as follows: tap on the icon Settings that you find in the drawer, touch the wording Safety or that one Screen lock and security present in the next screen and brings up ON l'interruttore situato accanto alla dicitura Unknown origin o Unknown sources. If necessary, confirm the operation by tapping on the item OK in response to the warning you see appearing on the display. For more details, you can read my specific post on how to install APK.

    After completing the above steps, go to the TubeMate website directly from your device, press the button Android Freeware, by your complaint Download that you see by scrolling the page and then tap the button Install APK. If you are asked which one Whatsapp want to download the application, choose the browser currently in use and respond to the warnings you see appear on the display by touching the items OK o Download.

    Once the download is complete, expand the notification menu of Android and tap on .apk file just obtained, so as to start installing the app. In the screen that is shown to you, then tap on the items Install e apri and wait a few moments for the main TubeMate screen to appear on the display.

    At this point, select the dicitura I agree, to accept the conditions of use of the app, grant it i permits necessary to work and close the screen related to release notes. Now, indicate if you intend to use TubeMate by viewing targeted advertisements or not, then start using the application to download the content of your interest.

    So, tap the button with the magnifying glass at the top of the display and type the title of the video on YouTue from which you want to extract the audio, start the playback and tap the button with the down arrow you see appear at the bottom of the screen. Then select one of the audio formats available for output from the menu that appears and touch the button again with the down arrow located on the right, to download.

    You can keep track of the progress of the download by calling up the main menu of the app, swiping from right to left on the screen and touching the icon with the down arrow located at the top. Once the download is complete, the files will be accessible by tapping on the icon music note located at the top of the TubeMate menu.

    Please note that at the time of the first download you may be asked to download MP3 video converter, a free application required for TubeMate to function properly. In case this happens, please agree to it.

    How to rip YouTube music with iPhone and iPad

    Che che stai using è a iPhone or a iPad, to extract music from YouTube I recommend using the app commands. Don't you know what it is? No problem, let's fix it right away. It is an Apple-owned solution, pre-installed on all devices iOS / iPadOS (if removed, it can be downloaded again from the relevant section of the App Store), which allows you to run scripts to perform various operations, such as the one described in this guide, without having to install additional applications on the device.

    That said, to use the Commands app to extrapolate the audio from the videos present on the famous Google video platform, you must use a specific script, as in the case of the one called YouTube Video & Audio. You can get it by visiting this webpage with Safari directly from your device and by tapping on the buttons Get quick commands e Add untrusted shortcut.

    If in carrying out the above steps you see a warning appear on the display of your device regarding the fact that the command It can not be opened because the security settings of the Commands app do not allow it, proceed in this way to fix it: tap the icon of Settings (Quella with the ruota d'ingranaggio) located on the home screen, select the item Quick Commands e carries his ON the switch next to the item Untrusted commands. Then, tap the button Allow and type il unlock code device.

    At this point, open theapps on YouTube on your device, search for the video from which you want to extract the audio, start playing it and touch the icon of arrow located at the top right, in order to open the sharing menu. From the latter, tap on the item Other and select the wording YouTube Video & Audio.

    Then wait for the Commands app to open, wait for the script to run and select the option from the menu that appears Save as MP3 or that one Save as M4a, depending on the format in which you intend to save the final audio. Then, type the name you want to assign to the output file in the field provided and tap on the item end.

    Finally, touch theshare icon (Quella with the square and the arrow) which is located in the lower left part of the screen with the player that is proposed to you and specifies the position or l 'Whatsapp on your iPhone or iPad where you intend to save the obtained song.

    Caution: illegally downloading copyrighted music from the Internet is a crime. This guide was made for illustrative purposes only. I absolutely do not intend to encourage piracy and I take no responsibility for the use you may make of the information contained therein.

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