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How to Extract MP3 Music from YouTube Video

This tutorial will show you how to extract mp3 from YouTube and download youtube as MP3/WMA/AAC format so you can play YouTube music on your mp3 player or mobile phone and enjoy them at any time and anywhere.

Here is the detailed information:

Part 1: How to free download YouTube videos?

To extract the mp3 audio from YouTube video on the Web, you have to first download the video to your computer.

Here are many ways to download the YouTube files:

1 Download YouTube Videos with Firefox Plugin - Video downloader

It is a quick and convenient way to extract your favorite YouTube videos using this add-on. Besides YouTube, this plug-in supports other video streaming sites including Metacafe, Google Videos and Dailymotion, etc.

2 Setting Up RealPlayer for YouTube Downloads

First, please be sure prompted to enable the browser download button during the install process of RealPlayer. Then hover your mouse over the video you want to download and a little link will pop-up over the video. Click this link to download the video.

3 Use Free online Video downloader

Free online website like KeepVid.com, http://www.zamzar.com, etc are all web-based video downloader.

Part 2: How to convert downloaded YouTube video into MP3, WMA, AAC, etc?

Once the video is downloaded, you can extract mp3 from YouTube and convert YouTube to WMA MP3 AAC, etc audio format.

To extract Audio from Youtube to MP3, you may need to the third party software to help you. Today I will show you the conversion process using Video Converter. It is a professional tool that can extract mp3 from YouTube video and convert FLV into MP3 easily.

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We can finish the conversion in 4 simple steps:

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1 Import Youtube Video files

You can either click add button to insert the files you want to convert´╝îor easily drag & drop the Youtube files into 'Getting started' table.

2 Edit Video files

Click "'Edit -> Trim", then you can choose your favorite part of background music in the YouTube video to convert.

3 Output settings

Click the "Convert to" drop-down menu to select "MP3 - MPEG Layer-3 Audio(.MP3)" as output audio format;
Click the "Target Path" button to find the destination folder for saving output format;
Click "Settings" button in the output settings area, you are allowed to customize the output parameters,
And the default settings work well, if you want to complete the conversion by default settings, that's enough.

4 Start conversion

Click "Start" button on right bottom of the main interface, you are allowed to start converting Youtube to MP3. All the tasks of conversion will be finished at fast speed and high output quality.

After the downloading and extract mp3 from YouTube, you can play the music in iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, MP3/MP4 player, Mobile Phone, and so on.

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