Stripping down your favorite YouTube videos into separate audio and video files is easy. You just need to pick the right tools.
A quick Google search will lead you to countless free sites that will convert a YouTube video to an MP3 or your choice of audio file. There are countless Chrome and Firefox extensions that will do the job for you. But don’t be surprised if those tools quickly disappear.
The music industry smartened up to the fact that “stream-ripping” is one of the many ways people avoid buying music. A group of major record labels in September 2016 filed a copyright infringement claim against the popular “stream-ripping” site youtube-mp3.org. TechTimes reported on Wednesday that youtube-mp3.org hasn’t been functioning properly for a month, and may soon shut down. Other stream-ripping websites may face litigation and shut down as a result.
While this is far from Getdataback crack the end of stream-ripping (in fact, it’s likely to make youtube-mp3.org’s competitors even more popular), it’s a reminder to keep on the hunt for alternatives in case they become defunct. Currently, the three main options for converting YouTube videos into separate audio and video files that exist are a free website, a browser plug-in, or a computer program.READ MORE:
One smart tactic may be to avoid websites and programs that make their sole function (free music from YouTube) obvious. If you’re a Mac owner, you can easily capture the audio from a YouTube video using Garage Band. Mac and PC owners can easily download Audacity, a free open-source digital music editor that will also allow you to capture YouTube audio.