How to Burn Music Off YouTube

By Si Kingston

YouTube is a great resource for videos. Often the audio that accompanies these videos can be enjoyed independently of the actual video images. There are many online resources that will rip the audio content from YouTube video files for free. The online resources don't require that you download or upload the video from YouTube. You just need the exact URL which you can get by clicking on the YouTube video and copying the web address provided at the top of the web browser. The online tools will then extract the audio for you. Once the audio is extract it can be burned to a disc using Windows Media Player.

Things You'll Need

  • CD or DVD

Download Music from YouTube

Step 1

Convert audio from a YouTube video to an MP3 file with Video2MP3. Enter the exact URL of the YouTube video into the Video URL field. This website offers users the choice of selecting to convert the audio into either a high quality or low quality MP3 file. Hit the Convert button. The website will download the video and extract the audio file. The audio file will then be converted to MP3 format. Download the MP3 file to your system.

Step 2

Convert audio from a YouTube video to an MP3 file with ListenToYouTube. Enter the exact YouTube video URL into the corresponding field. Select between a low and high quality output file. A higher quality file will result in a larger file size. Then hit "Convert" and the website will convert the file for you. Once conversion is finished, hit the "Download MP3" button and download the file to your system.

Step 3

Convert audio from a YouTube video to an MP3 file with VidToMP3. Enter the exact YouTube video URL in the appropriate field. Select between a low or high qualify output file. Once the audio file is extracted and converted, hit the download option to save it to your system.

Burn YouTube Audio with Windows Media Player

Step 1

Launch Windows Media Player and put a CD or DVD disc into the computer's CD or DVD-ROM drive.

Step 2

Select the "Burn" tab. Select the "Burn Options" icon on the Burn tab and select "Audio CD."

Step 3

Drag the downloaded YouTube audio file from the save location and drop it in the "Burn list" in Windows Media Player.

Step 4

Select "Start Burn." The audio file from YouTube will now burn to a disc.