How to Convert Music From YouTube to MP3 Files

By Kefa Olang

YouTube is a popular video-sharing site with a large library of music videos, among other videos. Using an online YouTube MP3 conversion Web site, you can download and convert your favorite music videos to MP3 format. This allows you to upload the MP3 music files to portable media players, audio applications and other Web sites if you want. Using one of three free YouTube MP3 conversion Web sites, downloading your favorite music videos to MP3 audio is simple.

Using Dirpy

Step 1

Go to YouTube and select the video you want to convert to MP3. If you do not see the video you want, search for it using the search box. When you locate the video you want, click it.

Step 2

Select the URL on the top and right-click the selection. Select "Copy."

Step 3

Go to the Dirpy Web site. Right-click in the URL address box and click "Paste." Click "Dirpy." Dirpy will convert the YouTube video to MP3 format. Select the audio quality format you want and click "Download." When prompted, click "Save" and select the folder in which to save the MP3 audio file. Type a name for the audio file and click "Save" to download the MP3 file to your computer.

Using Video2mp3

Step 1

Go to YouTube and select the video you want to convert to MP3. If you do not see the video you want, search for it using the search box. When you locate the video you want, click it.

Step 2

Select the URL on the top and right-click the selection. Select "Copy."

Step 3

Go to the Video2mp3 Web site. Right-click the URL address box and click "Paste." Select the quality format you want to use (standard or high quality) and click "Convert." Video2mp3 will convert the YouTube video to MP3 format.

Step 4

Click "Download MP3." When prompted, click "Save" and select the folder in which to save the MP3 audio file. Type a name for the audio file and click "Save" to download the MP3 file to your computer.

Using 2conv

Step 1

Go to YouTube and select the video you want to convert to MP3. If you do not see the video you want, search for it using the search box. When you locate the video you want, click it.

Step 2

Select the URL on the top and right-click the selection. Select "Copy."

Step 3

Go to the 2conv Web site. Right-click the URL address box and click "Paste." Click "Next."

Step 4

Select "MP3" under "Media Format" and select the quality format you want to use. Click "Next." Click "Download." When prompted, click "Save" and select the folder in which to save the MP3 audio file. Type a name for the audio file and click "Save" to download the MP3 file to your computer.