YouTube to iTunes Converter: How to Download YouTube Music to iTunes
You're probably a lover of YouTube like most people and usually visit it to find some wonderful music videos of your favorite artists. Well, feel frustrating when you're only able to enjoy these awesome YouTube music videos online? Have ever had an idea to download YouTube music to iTunes for entertainment offline or on the go? Downloading YouTube to iTunes is not as awkward as some think. Here, I'll introduce two different ways to help you download music from YouTube to iTunes.
The first method is to tell you how to download YouTube videos first and then convert to MP3 format with an all-in-one app--Wondershare AllMyTube for Win (AllMyTube for Mac ). In this way, you can get both video and audio files and import to iTunes at will. The second way is to just download MP3 music part from YouTube videos. Streaming Audio Recorder (AllMymusic for Mac) can help you dwonload YouTube to iTunes without quality loss. By the way, this app can also identify song info like artist, album cover & name etc.
- Part 1: How to download and convert YouTube to iTunes (video and audio files)
- Part 2: How to download YouTube to iTunes (only audio files)
Step 1: Download YouTube videos with any one of two ways
Open the built-in browser in the “Online Video” interface or your own browser like Firefox, IE, or Chrome to visit YouTube.com and then open your wanted YouTube videos. Now, you can use any one of the two methods to download them.
- Hit the floating “Download” icon on the top of the video when it has detected the video at once.
- Copy the video URL and then in the Downloading interface, hit the “+Paste URL” button.
Step 2: Convert YouTube to iTunes
Go to Downloaded library, you can find the downloaded YouTube videos are there. Hit the Convert button on the right side of each video file. In the format list, you can select one according to your need. If you want to import YouTube videos to iTunes, you can select any one Apple device as its output format. After conversion, the YouTube video can be automatically added to iTunes library. Of course, you have to enable the “Add Files to iTunes Library after conversion” in the Preference panel. However, if you want to add YouTube MP3 to iTunes, just select MP3 as the output format, and then drag the output file to iTunes.
See a video tutorial below.
After you run it, you need to click the red Record button in the top-left corner of the interface. And then go to YouTube to play your favorite YouTube music. As soon as the music starts to go through your computer’s sound card, this app will immediately record it. Be default, the audio file is saved in MP3 format (M4A is also supported here). When recorded is finished, you can find the YouTube MP3 files in its library. At this time, to import YouTube to iTunes, you just need to select it in the library and then click the iTunes icon at the bottom to add it to iTunes library automatically.
Extra tip: If you want to manage YouTube music on iTunes, the songs should have complete information. Wondershare TidyMyMusic for Mac is the right tool to help. It automatically find and add information to the songs in batch. The information includes artist, title, album art, lyrics and more.
Download this program to have a try.