Safe Ways to Download Music from YouTube

Do you like listening to music on YouTube? Do you want to download your favorite music from YouTube and listen to it offline? As we all know, if you're a YouTube Music Premium user, you can download YouTube Music for offline listening. But if you don't have a YouTube Music Premium account, you'll not be allow to download YouTube Music. Is it impossible? of course not! This post will tell you 2 ways how to download music from YouTube to computer and mobile.

safe ways to download music from youtube

Method 1: Extract Music from YouTube with YouTube Video Downloader

YouTube Video Downloader is a free program. And it allows users to export YouTube audio files to MP3/WEBM/M4A format for free without additional bundles and payments. It supports URLs and keyword searches, and the user-friendly and simple interface makes it easy to get started even for the first time.

Step 1 Install and Run the YouTube Video Downloader on your computer. Then you will see a simple and concise interface.

main interface

Step 2 Click the "Settings" button on the upper right to customize the subtitle language, simultaneous download, and output path.


Step 3 You can search for videos you want to download using keywords or URLs.

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Step 4 Once found, click the advanced download icon icon and select the quality, format, and original size of the audio you want to download.

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Step 5 Then click the download icon icon to start downloading the audio file.


Step 6 After the download is complete, you can click the "Library" button at the top to view the downloaded audio files.


Note: YouTube Video Downloader exports music from video, so the output quality of music depends on the original sound quality.

Method 2: Download YouTube Music with KeepMusic YouTube Music Converter

Unlike YouTube Video Downloader, KeepMusic YouTube Music Converter is a third-party download tool specially designed for users who want to download YouTube Music for offline listening. It has a built-in YouTube Music Web Player, you don't need to install other music applications. Support 10X speed download, and retain the original sound quality and editable ID3 tags of songs during download. While saving you a lot of download time, it gives you excellent listening enjoyment.

In addition, KeepMusic YouTube Music Converter supports users to download music from YouTube to computer locally and save it as MP3/AAC/WAV/ALAC/FLAC/AIFF and other common formats. You can use it for more personal use, such as burning YouTube Music to CD, save to SD card, mixing music, and more. You can also share your favorite YouTube Music with family, and friends, and even set it as a wake-up alarm.

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KeepMusic YouTube Music Converter

  • Download YouTube Music to PC/Mac.
  • Convert YouTube Music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC.
  • Support 10X faster conversion speed.
  • Preserve original audio quality and keep ID3 tags.
  • No need to install the YouTube Music app.
  • Step 1 Install and run the KeepMusic YouTube Music Converter. Then you see a blue "Open YouTube Music Web Player" button, click it to enter KeepMusic's built-in YouTube Music web player.

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    Step 2 Follow the guide and click the "SIGN IN" button to open the login screen and log in with your YouTube Music account.

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    Step 3 Before downloading the song, you need to click the "Settings" button to set the output settings, bit rate, sample rate, output File Name, etc.

    settingsOutput Format: AAC/WAV/MP3/ALAC/FLAC/AIFF

    settingsBit rate: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps

    settingsSampling rate: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz

    settingsOutput filenames: {artist}, {album}, {playlist index}, {year}

    settingsOutput Organization: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist


    During the setup process, you will find that the "Download Video" option on the settings panel is turned on by default. So, in the process of downloading songs, the program will automatically detect whether YouTube Music videos are available for the songs you downloaded, and if available, it will download the music videos and songs to the same folder.

    Step 4 When the settings are complete, close the settings window to save the settings. Then select a playlist, album, or artist you like, and click the "Add to list" add to listbutton at the bottom right to add the songs you want to download.

    add to list

    After adding, click the "Converter Now" button to start downloading songs.

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    Of course, if you want to download multiple playlists at once, you just need to click the "Save to list" button and repeat the adding steps. After adding all the songs, you can click the "Task list" button in the upper right corner to start downloading.


    Note: The time required for the entire download process depends on the size and number of audio files, please be patient.

    Step 5 After conversion, you can click the "History" button to check the downloaded songs.


    Now you can listen to YouTube Music whatever and wherever you are.


    Through this article, you will find that downloading music from YouTube is not a difficult thing. If you are a YouTube Music Premium subscriber, you can download the music you want directly from YouTube for offline listening. If you're going to use the downloaded YouTube Music for more personal use, or if you haven't activated your YouTube Music Premium subscription. You can also choose third-party download tools like YouTube Video Downloader or KeepMusic YouTube Music Converter to get the YouTube Music you want.

    But in comparison, you will find that KeepMusic YouTube Music Converter has more advantages when downloading YouTube Music. KeepMusic supports more audio formats for download. Also, KeepMusic fetches music directly from YouTube Music Web Player is more direct and more accessible than YouTube Video Downloader bringing audio from video download. Also, KeepMusic fetches music directly from YouTube Music Web Player is more direct and more accessible than YouTube Video Downloader bringing audio from video.