If you are not a YouTube Premium subscriber, then there will be no official way for you to download video or audio from YouTube. Even if you have subscribed to YouTube Premium, you are allowed to download songs and videos to your mobile device for offline listening or watching only. Therefore, if you want to download audio from YouTube on your Mac, you have to use a third-party YouTube audio downloader for help.

YouTube Audio Downloader You Need - EaseUS MobiMover

Whether you want to download online audio from YouTube to your Mac or download YouTube videos to MP3 on a computer, you can apply the video downloader as well as free iPhone data transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover to get things done. It will satisfy your needs in different ways:

  • Download online audio from YouTube to your Mac
  • Download YouTube videos to MP3
  • Convert a video to MP3
  • Transfer downloaded video & audio files from your Mac to an iPhone/iPad/iPod

That's what EaseUS MobiMover can do for you as a video downloader & video converter. If you are an iPhone/iPad/iPod user, it will also come to help as an iOS data transfer tool when you need to transfer files to or from your iDevice.

How to Download Audio from YouTube on Mac

As mentioned, you can download audio from YouTube on Mac with EaseUS MobiMover using different ways. Here I'd like to show you how to download a YouTube video to MP3. You can apply the same steps to download online audio from YouTube to your Mac.

To download audio from a YouTube video:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and go to "Video Downloader." Then copy the URL of the video to the address bar and click "Download."

Select the Video Downloader feature

Step 2. Select MP3 as the target format and choose a quality you prefer. Afterward, click "Download" to start downloading the YouTube video to MP3.

Choose to download the video as MP3

Step 3. Wait for the downloading to complete. When it has done, you can check the audio file on your computer or transfer it to a mobile device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch).

Download video to MP3

After you download audio from YouTube to your Mac, you can transfer the audio file from Mac to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod if you need to. Except for YouTube, this tool also supports other 1000+ sites. For example, you can use it to download audio from Facebook videos when necessary.

The Bottom Line

In addition to desktop YouTube audio downloaders, there are also online tools that can download audio from YouTube. But given the reliability and stability of such a tool, using a desktop YouTube to MP3 downloader is advisable. A tool like EaseUS MobiMover can not only download audio from a YouTube video on your Mac or PC but also transfer photos, videos, music, ringtones, contacts, and more between your computer and an iDevice. Thus, don't miss such a powerful tool and give it a try. It won't let you down.

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Updated by Sofia Albert

Sofia has been involved with tech ever since she joined the EaseUS editor team in March 2011 and now she is a senior website editor. She is good at solving various iPhone and Android issues, such as iPhone or Android data transfer & recovery.

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Written by Myra

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.

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