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How to Convert YouTube FLV to MP3 in Windows 8/Vista/XP

As a high compressed video container, FLV format has been widely used to embed videos on video sharing websites. These famous websites include YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo Video, metacafe, Reuters.com and more. When watching these online FLV videos, you sometimes may come across lovely or amazing music that you can't wait to download and put it on your MP3 players like iPod, Zune for enjoyment. But how could you do that? Is there an easy way to do that?

Yes, you can. That's where this tutorial comes from. If you would like to convert the downloaded FLV videos from video sharing websites, like YouTube, to MP3 audio format, this is the right article for you. This tutorial takes YouTube FLV as an example, telling you how to convert YouTube FLV videos to MP3 in Windows 8/7/Vista/XP

What you need

There are many downloadable application tools on the internet that offers YouTube conversion service. But some may have more bells and whistles than others. You just need the correct software. Here the Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended. It allows you to convert the FLV video clips you've downloaded from YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo Video, etc., to MP3 easily and freely. The following information tells you how to convert YouTube to MP3.

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How to extract MP3 from FLV video

1 Download and install Video Converter

Download the .exe file and install it. After the installation, launch the YouTube to MP3 converter.

2 Add the downloaded FLV files to FLV to MP3 converter

Click the Add Files button on the main interface to import FLV files to the app. The YouTube MP3 converter supports batch conversion, so you can add a pile of videos to enjoy the fast conversion speed.

YouTube to MP3 Converter Interface

3 Choose MP3 as the output format

Now you should go to the Output Format drop-down list, choose MP3 as the output format on the Format > Audio list.

Convert YouTube to MP3 Output

4 Trim or merge audios

If you want to get rid of some part of the audio, you can click the Edit button located beside the video/audio clip. When enter the trimming interface, you should either drag the slider bar back and forth or set the start time and the end time for the audio you want to retain to get the part you want. You could see the audios you like to keep are just listed at the bottom of the interface.

YouTube to MP3

If you do not like any pause between two audios, you can tick the check-box "Merge into One File" right on the main interface.

5 Start to convert FLV to MP3 in Windows

After everything is ready, you should press the big, shiny "Convert" button to begin the video to audio conversion. Just in a second, the conversion is finished. Then you are able to find the target audios and transfer them your iPod or other MP3 players for enjoyment. Nice, right? I am sure that once your own the FLV to MP3 Converter for Windows, your digital life could be more wonderful.

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