Jane Castro is a journalist and media enthusiast. She graduated from the University of Bacolod in the Philippines. She loves skating, scuba diving, and archery on her free time.

YouTube is the hub of all kinds of videos and movies, advertisements, etc. Any kind of movie or music, you name it, would be present on YouTube for you watch for free. There are a hundred pros of using YouTube like being easily accessible, free of cost, easy to use, etc. But don’t you feel like downloading your favorite videos and music from YouTube sometimes? Yes, there are no direct means to do so but to your surprise, there are some ways you can extract these clips from YouTube itself, that too without much fuss. The solutions mentioned below work best if you want just the audio from the video clips.

If you look for some YouTube to mp3 converters online, you will find plenty of them to be really slow and not working at all. The others might seem confusing to your and the flooding ads would make your work really difficult. Therefore, we have compiled best of all options that could be found online to make your work easier. Before starting off with all the downloading, you must know that extracting any content from YouTube is safe but not necessarily legal. You can download content only if you own the original uploaded content. Otherwise, you can download the content if the owner has provided you with a link or a website from where you can download the video.

Best YouTube to mp3 converters that you could use:

  • MediaHuman:

MediaHuman is one YouTube to Mp3 converter that lets you convert your desired file by using a desktop program. You can use it to get files on any of the operating systems like Windows, Mac, etc. The best part about this converter is that it has tons of features and options that no other converter possesses. Also, you get to use these options to personalize your programs the way you like them. Other converters usually come with a lot of restrictions but this one. You can download mp3 clips in greater numbers as batch downloading and group importing allowed by this converter.

To make things even easier, you can create a playlist for yourself on YouTube and download the videos from and start off with the conversion anytime you want. This works great in saving up your time and energy. If you use this converter on your iPad or any other Apple product, you would be able to download the converted videos in iTunes itself.

  • Audacity:

This converter may not be as easy and fast to use as was MediaHuman, but this works amazing when it comes to converting YouTube videos into Mp3 files. You can use Audacity to convert files on operating systems like Mac, Windows, Linux, etc. The tool is free and you can edit and format all your files while the process goes on. Audacity is easy to use as well, all you have to do is record the sounds your computer would be making and convert it into an Mp3 file and your job is all done. The process takes not much time and would be done soon, that too without spending even a single penny.

However, for this to happen, you will have to take care of some settings that are already present in the program.

  • GenYouTube:

This is one of the best and the easiest ways to convert your favorite YouTube videos into Mp3 clips. This tool takes the least time as compared to the other tools present in the market in today’s time. GenYouTube does not flood you with a lot of advertisements and can get your to work done in the easiest of ways. There are some methods of using this tool. For instance, if you want to use this tool through their website, you can go their site, paste the URL to the video on YouTube and let the conversion happen. You can even open the official website or app if available and search for the desired video there. However, the best way to do this would be by going to the YouTube webpage and edit the URL by adding ‘gen’ before the word ‘YouTube’ and you will be good to go.

Once you have reached here, go the download page of the video and search for the ‘Mp3’ option on the webpage. When you click on it, the downloading would start immediately and you will have your own version of the YouTube video in no time. The quality of performance depends on the type and length of video you are trying to convert. If the conditions are met properly, you can even convert the same files into MP4, M4A, 3GP, etc.

  • Use flvto.com:

This website is ideal for people who want only quality Mp3 files for themselves. The process through this website may take a while but they would pass soon and you won’t even notice it. All you have to do is enter the link of the YouTube video you want to convert and click on the ‘Convert to’ option present right there. As mentioned above, the process will take some time but the quality of the video you will get would definitely be worth the wait. This source of Mp3 files is absolutely safe and free from any trouble.

By using the above mentioned Mp3 converters, you will be able to convert your favorite YouTube videos in no time without spending any money. Use them to get the best results without any fuss or disturbance anytime anywhere.