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How to Rip Audio from YouTube?


YouTube is one of the world's largest online video sharing and watching site. Many of us like to watch our favorite movies on YouTube. Sometimes when you are watching a specific movie, the background music is euphonious. So you may want to download the music but not the whole video. We know that it is easy to download videos from YouTube, however, is it possible to rip audio from YouTube? The answer is definitely YES!

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Following are 2 different ways for ripping songs from YouTube.

Way#1: Rip Songs Off YouTube

On the Internet, you can find a lot of software for downloading YouTube videos. Today I will share a powerful one which can not only download YouTube videos, but also convert YouTube videos. This YouTube Downloader + Converter provides an easy-to-use interface for downloading and converting. For Mac users who want to rip sound from YouTube, try YouTube Downloader for Mac who has the same function as for Windows.

To rip music from YouTube, you need to:

1) Free download and install.
2) Copy and paste the YouTube video's URL into the software. Let it download automatically.
3) Convert YouTube videos to MP3 format.

Way#2: Record Audio from YouTube

Streaming Music Recorder is a versatile program that can record online audios online or live radio. Using this way, you don't have to take a long time to download YouTube videos to your computer. This YouTube Audio Recorder software can save your favorite YouTube videos as audio format like MP3 for listening with digital players like iPod, Zune, PSP, etc. And the software also has the Mac version: Mac Streaming Audio Recorder.

The following steps show you how to rip audio from YouTube:

1) Free download, install and launch.
2) On the YouTube site, find the YouTube videos which you want to rip sound. Play it.
3) Click Record button on the Streaming Audio Recorder.

Which way is better?

Frankly speaking, I prefer to use the second way for ripping audio from YouTube. Because it is much more faster, easier and convenient. And I don't need to download the YouTube videos for watching. However, if you need both video and audio files, Way1 is recommended.

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