You can find a ton of audio sources in music videos or homemade videos on YouTube. It will be a good idea to extract YouTube audio to listen when you are on the move or disconnected from the Internet. But you may find it a bit of a hassle to extract audio from YouTube online. Thankfully, here is a good YouTube audio extractor to help—Streaming Audio Recorder. By using this program, you can get audio files without quality loss while the video is playing. You don’t need to first download a YouTube video and then convert it to audio format. Let’s check it out in the following paragraphs.
1 Install the YouTube audio extractor
Download the right version of the program and install on your computer. The installing process will be worry-free with the wizard. We will use the windows version as an example.
2 Extract audio from YouTube online
After installing the program, run it to find a Record button on the program. Click the button and then navigate to YouTube’s website to locate an audio source. Click the YouTube audio to play and the program will start working.
3 Transfer to portable devices for playback (optional)
After the audio is extracted, you can find it in the Library tab. Highlight the audio file and click Add to iTunes button. Then it will go to the SAR playlist on iTunes, in which you can sync to your portable devices like iPod or others. You can also right-click the audio file and select Add to iTunes Library in the pop-up menu.
Other than Apple devices, you only need to right-click the audio and choose Open in Folder to find where the file is stored. Then transfer the file to portable devices like Samsung phone manually.
You could also use this YouTube audio extractor to play audio files. Create playlists to categorize the files so that you can find the exact one quickly.
With this program, you can also make ringtones easily. Click the bell icon and a bitmap will show. Simply choose a part in the bitmap and save to put into your phone.
Also I have to mention that you can edit the information of the audio file by right-clicking and selecting View Detail. Then type in your customized information in the right column.
Amazing, isn’t it? Don’t hesitate to download one to improve your audio experience.