Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.…Read full bio
Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.…Read full bio
Thank you, dear reader, for taking the time to read my articles and for visiting the EaseUS website. I hope you find my articles are helpful. Have a nice day!…Read full bio
Jane is an experienced editor for EaseUS focused on tech blog writing. Familiar with all kinds of video editing and screen recording software on the market, she specializes in composing posts about recording and editing videos. All the topics she chooses are aimed at providing more instructive information to users.…Read full bio
Melissa is a sophisticated editor for EaseUS in tech blog writing. She is proficient in writing articles related to multimedia tools including screen recording, voice changing, video editing, and PDF file conversion. Also, she's starting to write blogs about data security, including articles about data recovery, disk partitioning, data backup, etc.…Read full bio
Jean has been working as a professional website editor for quite a long time. Her articles focus on topics of computer backup, data security tips, data recovery, and disk partitioning. Also, she writes many guides and tutorials on PC hardware & software troubleshooting. She keeps two lovely parrots and likes making vlogs of pets. With experience in video recording and video editing, she starts writing blogs on multimedia topics now.…Read full bio
Gorilla joined EaseUS in 2022. As a smartphone lover, she stays on top of Android unlocking skills and iOS troubleshooting tips. In addition, she also devotes herself to data recovery and transfer issues.…Read full bio
"Hi readers, I hope you can read my articles with happiness and enjoy your multimedia world!"…Read full bio
Larissa has rich experience in writing technical articles. After joining EaseUS, she frantically learned about data recovery, disk partitioning, data backup, multimedia, and other related knowledge. Now she is able to master the relevant content proficiently and write effective step-by-step guides on related issues.…Read full bio
Rel has always maintained a strong curiosity about the computer field and is committed to the research of the most efficient and practical computer problem solutions.…Read full bio
Gemma is member of EaseUS team and has been committed to creating valuable content in fields about file recovery, partition management, and data backup etc. for many years. She loves to help users solve various types of computer related issues.…Read full bio
Page Table of Contents
By downloading high-quality YouTube music onto your computer, you can trim it, burn it onto a CD, or play it directly.
By downloading YouTube audio on your iPhone or Android, you can listen to your favorite songs whenever you want or learn a foreign language by following the downloaded track.
Whatever you want with the downloaded music, your first step is to get YouTube audio onto your device. And in this guide, we will show you how to download high-quality YouTube audio on a computer, iPhone, and Android.
Let's dive in.
Way 1. Download YouTube Audio in High Quality with a Video Downloader
There are many YouTube video downloaders you can use to download YouTube audio, but very few of them support grabbing high-quality audio, and this video downloader - EaseUS Video Downloader is one of the very few options that supports downloading video/audio in 128Kbps, 256Kbps, and even 320Kbps. Whether you want to download YouTube music or extract audio from a video, EaseUS Video Downloader can make it fairly simple. Apart from that, you can also expect other functions and features from this program.
- 100% safe and clean, no ads, no popups
- Supports batch downloads or conversions
- Supports 8K/4K/HD videos
- Supports audio qualities at 320kbps/256kbps/128kbps
- Supports many different video streaming websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more
- Converts YouTube to MP3, WAV, MP4
- Downloads YouTube playlist or channel
- Converts any local video to audio
- Downloads videos by searching or using a URL
If you want to give it a try, download it on your computer and follow these steps to download your desired audio.
Step 1. Copy the URL of the YouTube video to EaseUS Video Downloader and click "Search."
Step 2. Check the video and click "Download" to continue.
Step 3. Choose "MP3" in the Audio section and select a quality. Afterward, click "Download" to start converting YouTube video to MP3.
Step 4. Wait for the downloading to finish. When it has done, click "Open" to check the MP3 file.
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.
Tips: If you want to batch download items, you can click "Settings" in the upper right corner of this program and then preset the output format, quality, and subtitles under the One-Click Download Mode for YouTube section.
If you need to download and edit YouTube videos next time, check the guide for more details.
Way 2. Download YouTube Audio with an Online YouTube Downloader
Another convenient way to download high-quality YouTube audio is by using online YouTube downloaders. The best part of such downloaders is that you can use them on a web browser without installing any program. This is great for users who need to download audio occasionally. However, if you want to download audio in bulk, using an online YouTube downloader is not enough because most don't support batch downloads. In that situation, you'll need some dedicated desktop software to get the job done.
If you stick with online downloaders, you can try some good options like Ytmp3, YouTube to MP3 Music, YT1s, 320YTMp3, etc. Let's take Ytmp3, for example, and see how it works.
Step 1. Head to YouTube to find and open the video you wish to download, copy its URL.
Step 2. Open Ytmp3.com and paste the copied URL in the address bar.
Step 3. Choose a format and click the "Convert" button.
Note: Some of the online downloaders may compress your audio file to a file size they think is "high quality." This is to improve the download speed.
Way 3. Download YouTube Audio with a YouTube Downloader Extension
Likewise, you can use some YouTube downloader extensions like Addoncrop YouTube to MP3 Converter to save your favorite tracks from YouTube. Addoncrop YouTube Converter is a popular extension that allows you to save audio with the best 320Kbps quality. No registration and no ads. You can complete the download process without leaving your current page. All you need is to add this extension to your Chrome or Firefox. What impresses us most about this extension is that it even allows you to trim and cut the part of the audio in one click. If you like this tool, follow these steps to use it.
Step 1. Add Addoncrop YouTube MP3 Converter extension to your Chrome or Firefox.
Step 2. Open the YouTube video you wish to download.
Step 3. Click the YouTube MP3 Converter icon in your browser's upper right menu bar.
Step 4. Choose the MP3 bitrate. You should choose 320Kbps if you want high quality.
Step 5. Click "Download" to save the song onto your computer.
Way 4. Save High-Quality YouTube Audio with a Downloader App for iPhone or Android
If you want to download YouTube audio onto your iPhone or Android, a convenient option is to use a downloader app for Android or iPhone. And here, we will introduce two popular downloaders for Android and iPhone, respectively.
1. Snappea for Android
Snappe for Android is an HD YouTube audio downloader that can download videos or audio from Facebook, YouTube, Dailymotion, and more sites. It sets no limitations to the number of items to download. Thus, you can download as many audio files as you want from YouTube. Here's how to use it.
Step 1. Download and install Snappea for Android on your device. If you can't open this app, you can go to your phone's Security Settings to enable Unknown downloads.
Step 2. In Snappea, search for the video you want and click on the Download icon to proceed.
Step 3. Select "Music" as your desired output format and choose 128K as your output audio quality.
2. Loader for iOS
Loader is a multi-source media downloader app that can download music or videos from YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud, and other apps. If you want to try it, you can download it from App Store and follow this simple instruction to download YouTube music instead.
Step 1. Open the YouTube app and find your desired video. Copy the link to that video.
Step 2. Open Loader and paste the URL to its address bar, tap the search button to proceed.
Step 3. Choose the output format and quality you want. Then the video will be downloaded on your iPhone.
The Bottom Line
These are all ways to download YouTube audio on a computer, iOS device, or Android. We hope these tips are helpful to you. I like the EaseUS Video Downloader approach because it offers a quick download speed, a stable download environment, and more advanced download options. Which one do you prefer? Just choose the way you like best.