How to Record Audio from YouTube
Want to capture the singing portion of a YouTube video? Or are you eager to capture the background music from a home-made video on YouTube? It is really an exciting experience to be able to discover the wonderful music. However, it is hard to get these unique songs off YouTube video. Though, sometimes you get the YouTube video offline, you cannot play it on your MP3 player, because most of YouTube videos are in FLV format. Disappointed? No. cheer up！ This article is going to introduce you an amazing way to extract audio from YouTube videos. Just read on.
What you need: Streaming Audio Recorder.
It is really a powerful audio recorder. It is able to extract audio from YouTube in 1:1 quality and with artist, album cover and album name perfectly tagged. And just in a single click, it could automatically upload songs to iTunes. What's more, it enables you to make your own stylish ringtone with the recorded song. Let's see how it works its magic.
Step 1: Install and launch the Streaming Audio Recorder
Click the "Free download" link to get the app. Then click the .exe file to install the YouTube Audio Recorder. During the process of installation, you should tick "Launch Streaming Audio Recorder right now". Or you can click the desktop icon to run it.
Step 2: Record audio from YouTube
To ensure that you can get a completed song, please click the "Record" button first and then access to YouTube.com, find and play the song you need to download. Then you should see the YouTube Audio Recorder begins to catch notes. It means it begins to record the audio from YouTube Videos. And it could finish the song automatically. When it is done, a prompt will tell you the song is successfully downloaded. To stop the recording, click the "Record" again.
Step 3: Transfer YouTube music to iTunes(optional)
The output music is in MP3 or M4A format. And they are both fully compatible with iTunes. If need to transfer these music to your iTunes for better management, you can select these songs and click the "Add to iTunes" to have them added to iTunes.
Step 4: Ringtone making with YouTube Audio (optional)
Select your favorite music you've recorded from YouTube in the Library and then click the ringtone icon. Then just dragging the gray area back and forth at the bottom area to decide the part of music you need for your ringtone. You can preview it. If that's the one you like, then save it. That's it!
This is the easiest way to extract audio from YouTube I've ever known. Hope Streaming Audio Recorder could bring you more fun in enjoy music life.
A step-by-step video tutorial below will quickly guide through to record audio from YouTube videos.
Extra tip: It may drive you crazy if the audio files got from recording don't have complete information including title, artist, genre, album art, and lyrics. Here is a great tool to help add all information to your music--Wondershare TidyMyMusic for Mac. What's more, it allows you to find information for all your music library in batch and help find out duplicate songs in your iTunes library. Give it a try and it will never let you down.