2 Ways to Download Songs from YouTube on Mac

This article introduces multiple ways to download songs from YouTube on Mac.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Nov 27, 2023

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You can find all kinds of videos on YouTube and various genres of songs on YouTube. This article outlines how to download music from YouTub on Mac in three ways. You can use a third-party YouTube audio downloader, an online YouTube to MP3 converter, and Safari to download any songs you want to keep to your Mac.

Now let's check out how each way works.

Part 1. Download Music from YouTube on Mac with EaseUS Video Downloader 

EaseUS Video Downloader is an easy yet helpful video downloader as well as an effective YouTube music downloader for Mac. The downloader enables you to download videos and songs from YouTube to your Mac. EaseUS Video Downloader can download songs from YouTube in 320kps MP3, a high-quality song, bringing you an excellent downloading and listening experience. With it, you can listen to songs from YouTube without interruption.

EaseUS Video Downloader also downloads music from Bandcamp and SoundCloud except for YouTube. Below is an overview of EaseUS Video Downloader features.

  • Download YouTube videos on Mac and PC
  • Save music from SoundCloud, Bandcamp, MySpace, YouTube, and more sites
  • Download YouTube playlists and channels
  • Extract audio from YouTube videos
  • Convert videos to MP3

Step 1. Copy the URL of the YouTube video to EaseUS Video Downloader and click "Search."

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Step 2. Check the video and click "Download" to continue.

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Step 3. Choose "MP3" in the Audio section and select a quality. Afterward, click "Download" to start converting YouTube video to MP3.

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Step 4. Wait for the downloading to finish. When it has done, click "Open" to check the MP3 file.

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

A YouTube audio downloader for Mac can help you download music from YouTube to your device easily. If you have an MP3 player, you can use EaseUS Video Downloader to download music to an MP3 player from YouTube. With the latest version, you can download music from TikTok as well.

Part 2. Download Songs from YouTube with YouTube to MP3 Converter 

The second way to download songs from YouTube on Mac is to use an online YouTube MP3 downloader. Online YouTube to MP3 downloader grants you the ability to convert YouTube songs into MP3 on your Mac. As an online YouTube to MP3 converter is web-based, thus no matter you are using a Mac or Windows computer, you can always grab songs from YouTube with an online audio downloader if you are using a Mac.

You can find the detailed steps below. We use the online YouTube to MP3 converter.

Note: Most online YouTube downloaders and Youtube to MP3 converters contain ads and might open phishing sites. Please be careful when you use the tool.

Step 1. Open the YouTube to MP3 converter by copying and pasting the link above into your browser.

Step 2. Then go to YouTube to search for the YouTube song you want to download. Copy the YouTube video's link and paste it into the online MP3 downloader.

Step 3. The site will analyze the YouTube video URL and provide you with some download options. Find the desired music quality in the drop-down menu and click "Convert" to export the MP3 copy.

Step 4. After the conversion is finished, click the download button to save it to your Mac. 

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The Bottom Line

These are the two easiest ways to download music from YouTube on Mac. With the two solutions, you can save any songs from YouTube. A significant difference between EaseUS Video Downloader and online YouTube music downloader is that you can download YouTube songs in bulk with EaseUS Video Downloader. You can even download a playlist from YouTube to MP3. It makes video and audio downloading more efficient for you.

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