How to Download YouTube Music to PC

The way in this guide allows you to download YouTube Music to your PC easily and safely. You can also apply the method to download YouTube videos to MP3.

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Updated on Feb 05, 2024

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When you talk about downloading YouTube Music to PC, you possibly mean that you want to download music from YouTube Music for offline listening. But there is also a possibility that you want to download a YouTube video to MP3 to extract audio from it. No matter which you like, you can fulfill your needs with the tool introduced below.

The Tool You Need - YouTube Video/Audio Downloader

The video downloader for PC - EaseUS Video Downloader, not only allows you to download video/audio files from YouTube but also enables you to download videos to MP3 directly. Therefore, whether you want to convert a video to audio or download songs from YouTube Music, you can get it done using this tool.

When you download YouTube music to your PC, you can choose which audio format (MP3 or WAV) and which quality (128kbps, 256kbps, or 320kbps) you need and choose the destination folder according to your preference. When you are looking to download videos from YouTube next time, you will see that you can choose the target format, be it MP4 or WebM, and the target quality, up to 8K.

Moreover, EaseUS Video Downloader also supports many other sites, including Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, TikTok, and more. In a word, you can almost download any online video/audio file to your computer with this powerful media downloader.

Given that, when you are going to download YouTube music to your PC, using EaseUS Video Downloader is really a suitable choice for you.

How to Download YouTube Music to PC

After you download and install the YouTube audio downloader on your computer, now it becomes quite easy for you to save YouTube music to a PC. Whether you need to download a single song or a playlist, you can follow the steps below:

Step 1. Open EaseUS Video Downloader on your computer, go to "Downloader," and then click "Add URLs." 

Open the video downloader

Step 2. Paste the URL of the music or the playlist into the box and click "Confirm." Afterward, select to download the whole playlist.

Paste the URL

Step 3. Choose the audio files you want to download and select the audio format and quality you prefer. Then click "Download" to continue.

Select the audio format and quality

Step 4. Wait for downloading process to finish.

Start downloading audio files

Disclaimer: Please make sure that your download behavior is legal in your country! EaseUS does not advocate downloading any video/audio for sale, distribution, or other commercial purposes.

With the audio file you get, you can use it to make a ringtone for your iPhone, edit the audio in a way you like, or add it to your mobile device.

Why Online Tools/Extensions Are Not Recommended

Some of you may know that there are also online YouTube music downloaders or browser extensions that can download YouTube music to your PC. That's true. However, given the fact that online tools are generally not as stable and clean as desktop programs, they are not the best way for you to download YouTube music/YouTube music videos to your computer. As for browser extensions, you will find that many of the browser addons that worked before don't work now.

Thus, using a YouTube music downloader app is the optimal way for you to download YouTube music to your PC.

The Bottom Line

Don't try to download video/audio files that are under copyright protection and use files you download for commercial purposes. If you can't download video or audio files from YouTube, you first need to check whether the item is set as private content. If it is, don't try to get it anymore since there is no workable solution for you to get private video or audio files from the website.

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