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How to Grab Audio from YouTube

YouTube is rife with all kinds of videos including films, music videos and homemade videos. While you are more attracted to the visual effects in YouTube videos, others may be keen on listening to the audio part, just like there are two kinds of learners as visual and audial. To squeeze the most audio juice out of YouTube videos, Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder is a perfect tool to help. It can grab audio from YouTube without quality loss into MP3 files which can be easily transferred to any portable devices. What’s more, after the music is grabbed, you can make the most of it like creating ringtones and editing the basic information. We will discuss all these in detail. First check a step-by-step instruction to grab YouTube audio below.

1 Install YouTube audio grabber

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Download this audio grabber by clicking the Download icon above and install it. Click Run to open the program when prompted during installation. Two versions are available for you to choose. We will mainly concentrate on the windows version.

2 Grab music from YouTube

Click the big Record button first in order to get complete audio files. Then go to YouTube.com to play videos. When there is sound coming from your computer, then this audio grabber can sensitively detect it and start to work.

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3 Transfer to iTunes

After the audio is grabbed from YouTube, you will find them displayed in the Library and stored in a local folder. Select all music in the Library and click Add to iTunes button. Then the music can be found in iTunes from which you can sync to any iDevices.

To find where the music is stored, you need to right-click the audio file and select Open in Folder.

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More fancy features:

  • Creating ringtones: Click the bell icon near the music, then a bitmap will appear on the bottom for you to choose a part and save as M4R for iPhones and MP3 for any other portable devices.
  • Editing information: This YouTube audio grabber can detect basic information about the songs. But if not, you can customize the information by yourself. Right-click the audio file and choose View Detail. Type in any words in the right column that will pop up.
  • Setting schedule time: If you have many YouTube audio files to grab, set a time by clicking the clock icon on the primary window in case that you have other important things to do.

With so many functions discussed above, why not download it to have a try right now?

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