How to Transfer YouTube to Apple Music [Free]

By moving your favorite YouTube songs, playlists, or channels to Apple Music, you can enjoy your favorite sound on your device. If this is what you want, check this guide to get a couple of ways to do that.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Jun 19, 2024

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Quick Answer

▶️To transfer YouTube audio to Apple Music on your computer and iPhone, convert YouTube videos to the format supported by Apple Music using EaseUS Video Downloader, import converted YouTube files to iTunes, and then sync them to your Apple Music.

▶️To transfer YouTube audio to Apple Music free online, you can link your two accounts and authorize tunemymusic, choose the target data to transfer, and they will be automatically transferred to your music account.

Whether you want to convert YouTube to iTunes or transfer YouTube to Apple Music, you'll need to first convert YouTube videos to the format supported by iTunes. According to Apple, iTunes's supported audio formats include MP3, AAC, AIFF, and WAV, and video formats include MP4, MOV, and M4V.

That means you just need to convert your YouTube videos to any of the audio formats listed above if you want to get YouTube videos to your Apple Music. People are trying to find the easiest ways to download YouTube audio to Apple Music. And here, we will show you how to get this job done with some simple steps.

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Part 1. How to Convert YouTube to Apple Music

To convert YouTube videos for iTunes, you'll need converters. Here, we introduce two: computer-based and web-based. Both download videos in various formats, each with its own unique features. Learn more below.

1. Download YouTube Audio on PC-EaseUS Video Downloader 

To convert YouTube to the format supported by iTunes, you need an effective third-party video downloader like EaseUS Video Downloader to help.

easeus video downloader

This program acts very fast and works almost flawlessly in terms of downloading videos, playlists, and channels from YouTube or other popular video/audio-streaming platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Dailymotion, and more. During downloading, you can select the output format, such as MP3, MP4, or WAV, and choose the quality of your video/audio. 

Here are the steps to download YouTube in MP3, MP4, or WAV.

Step 1. Open EaseUS Video Downloader and select your desired output format (MP4 or MP3) and quality based on your needs.


Step 2. Then copy the URL of the YouTube video to this program and click "Paste Link."


Step 3. Wait for the downloading to finish. When it has done, click "Open File Location" to check the downloaded file.


Disclaimer: This guide is compiled for personal fair use ONLY. EaseUS is in no way collaborated or affiliated with YouTube and never advocates any copyright infringement action, please confirm the copyright before use.

2. YouTube to Apple Music Converter Online Free-YT5s

YT5s is an online YouTube video downloader that can help you download videos from YouTube to your computer. It is 100% free and supports various output formats, including MP3, 3GP, MP4, WMA, M4A, FLV, WEBM, MO formats, etc.

Video Downloader - YT5s

The best part of this tool is that it works well on almost all platforms, such as Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, or iPhone...without installing any software. But it only supports YouTube. If you want to download videos from more sites except for YouTube, you need to use other video downloaders like EaseUS Video Downloader instead.

Here are the steps to download YouTube videos:

Step 1. Open YouTube and find the video you wish to download.

Step 2. Copy and paste the YouTube link to the search box. 

Step 3. Select the MP4 or MP3 as your output format and click the "Download" button.

Step 4. Wait for the conversion to complete and download the file to your computer.

Tips: In addition to YT5s, there are many other web-based downloaders to choose from. Some good options include: 


Part 2. How to Transfer YouTube to Apple Music

Once you've converted YouTube to the format supported by iTunes, it's time to transfer these items to iTunes and sync them to your Apple Music. The process contains two steps. The first is to import converted YouTube files to iTunes, and the second is to sync them to your Apple Music.

Step 1. Add converted YouTube files to iTunes

  • Launch the recent version of iTunes on your computer.
  • Choose "File" in the upper left corner, select "Add File to Library..."
  • Select the audio or video converted in Part 1 and click "Open."
  • Wait for your audio or videos to be transferred to iTunes.

Add files to iTunes

Step 2. Sync music from iTunes to your Apple Music

  • Connect your iOS device to iTunes.
  • Under the Devices section, click your device's name to unfold more options. 
  • Choose "Songs" under your iTunes library section.
  • Right-click the song you wish to transfer, select "Add to Device," and then choose your device. If you want to sync more than one song simultaneously, you can click the first file and then press and hold the Ctrl key. While holding Ctrl, click each of the other files you want to transfer.  

Sync songs to your device

Step 3. Once the process is complete, you can open your device and check the synced music on your Apple Music.

Check songs on Apple Music

The Bottom Line

These are all tips about transferring YouTube to Apple Music. You can quickly get your favorite YouTube videos or audio onto your Apple Music by following our instructions. Computer-based video downloaders like EaseUS Video Downloader or online video downloaders are both good options. Download the program to get YouTube videos/audio easily.

Once the conversion is complete, you can use iTunes to transfer them to your Apple Music. Besides iTunes, you can also transfer music to your iPhone with the help of EaseUS MobiMover, a professional iPhone data transfer tool that can transfer data from one iPhone to another or from a PC to an iPhone.

Convert YouTube to MP3 Apple Music FAQ

1. Can I transfer my YouTube Music to Apple Music?

Yes, you can transfer YouTube music to Apple Music using a YouTube to Apple Music converter like EaseUS Video Downloader to download your YouTube audio into a supported format. Then, import those files to iTunes and synch them.

2. How do I transfer music from YouTube to iTunes?

To transfer music from YouTube to iTunes:

  • Connect your iOS device to your computer using a USB cable or Wi-Fi syncing.
  • Open the Apple Music app on your iOS device.
  • Click on "Songs" from the sidebar in the Library section.
  • Drag and drop the downloaded YouTube song onto the Music app.

3. How do I transfer music from YouTube to my iPhone?

To transfer music from YouTube to your iPhone using iTunes:

  • Connect your iPhone to your PC and open iTunes.
  • Drag and drop the downloaded tracks from YouTube into iTunes.
  • Click on the device icon located at the top-left corner.
  • Go to the Music section under the device tab.
  • Select the tracks you want to transfer and click "Apply."

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