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How to Rip Songs/Music/Sound from YouTube

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Have you ever come across a YouTube video with a great song/music and want to save it on your computer or mobile devices? If you do, this guide can help you do it. 

Before adopting any methods introduced below, make sure you've known that ripping songs from YouTube is a violation of YouTube's term of use, which might get you into a scrape. If you don't want to face problems, you can download music from SoundCloud or other websites instead. While if you stick to download songs from YouTube videos, just follow this instruction to get the job done.

The Safe Way to Download Music from YouTube

As you can see from above, ripping songs from YouTube is a breach of YouTube's term of use, which might bring you troubles. To avoid being punished by YouTube and reduce the risk of being disturbed by ads and malware, it may be best to use this clean and virus-free video downloader - EaseUS MobiMover to get the job done. With this program, you can do things like:

  • Download videos from over 1000 websites
  • Batch download videos using URLs
  • Choose the quality of the audio file before converting
  • Transfer ripped audio files to iPhone or iPad

To rip songs from YouTube:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover, click "Video Downloader" on the left panel of the interface. Copy the URL of the video you want to download, paste it into the address bar.

Select the Video Downloader feature

Step 2. Then click the "Download" button.  In the popup window, you can choose to save the video in MP3. You can download the video in MP4 and WAV as well.

Choose to download the video as MP3

Step 3. Wait for EaseUS MobiMover to save the video to your computer in MP3. When the downloading process completes, you can access the downloaded MP3 file in the selected folder on your computer.

Download video to MP3

How to Rip Songs from YouTube Online for Free

If you don't want to install any third-party software on your computer, you can try some online YouTube audio tripping sites like,,, etc. The advantages of these websites are free, convenient, and easy to use. Some of them even allow you to customize the duration of audio you wish to convert, add converted audios to Dropbox, or create GIFs from your favorite music videos, etc. 

But on the downside, these websites may come with malware and ads, which might harm your computer. Moreover, according to Google, any trial to download or copy videos or extract audio from YouTube without explicit consent from the copyright holder is illegal. For this reason, these websites are very likely to be punished by Google and then disappear. So we don't recommend adopting this legitimate option.

But if you prefer to using these tools, here are some recommendations for the best sites to rip songs from YouTube, along with their highlights.

Name Highlights Address

Set the starting and ending timestamp before downloading
YouTubeToMP3music Download high sound quality audios Directly add converted audios to Dropbox High-quality audio support; built-in audio cutter; thumbnail downloads

320kpbs download; multiple languages support

How to Rip Songs from YouTube to iTunes

There is no direct way to help you download audio from YouTube to iTunes, but you can upload the audio you extracted with the YouTube audio rippers introduced above to iTunes by following these steps. 

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer, then choose "File."

Step 2. Choose "Add to Library" > Locate the folder that houses your ripped songs.

Step 3. Drag and drop the ripped songs to iTunes.

Can't Rip Songs from YouTube

As a matter of fact, downloading videos from YouTube is difficult, not to mention ripping music from YouTube. This violates the content owners' copyright and hurts the interest of YouTube, so YouTube might take tough measures to prevent ripping YouTube songs. However, the demand for audio tripping always exists, which leads to the rise of various YouTube rippers like some of that we introduced above. If you wish to download music from YouTube, those downloaders presented above are worth trying. 

The Bottom Line

That's all about our guide on how to download songs from YouTube. With the help of the audio rippers we introduced above, you can extract audio from YouTube easily. And with a desktop-based audio extractor, you can save YouTube audio and transfer songs to your device. 

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