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How to Extract Audio from YouTube Video

Last Updated: Jul. 03, 2020

Summary: Need a way to rip audio off the YouTube video? These audio converters can help you save your favorite music to your computer from a YouTube video. Besides, an easy way to apply the music to your own video is introduced in this article.

YouTube is one of the most popular video-sharing platforms where people can watch, upload, and share videos for free.

Sometimes you may find that there are some great background music tracks embedded in the YouTube video that is more interesting to us than the video itself. And then you may want to rip the audio off the YouTube video and save it to your computer for experiencing them at your own leisure, or applying them in your own video (only for personal use).

Here in this blog, we've compiled a list of the top 3 most effective ways to help you extract audio from YouTube videos with ease.

Also Read: What Video Format Does iPhone Support? How to Convert? >

3 Easy Ways to Rip Audio off YouTube

There are plenty of web tools that allow you to extract audio from YouTube without installing any software on your computer.

Extract Audio Using YTMP3

Let's start with YTMP3. It is a powerful and high-efficient online software can help you rip the music off a YouTube video and convert it to MP3 with ease.

To extract audio from a YouTube video using YTMP3, simply copy and paste the URL of the YouTube video into the form, select the output format as MP3, and click Convert. After a while, the YouTube video will be converted to audio as expected.

Extract Audio Using YTMP3

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Extract Audio Using YoutubeMp3

Quick and convenient, YoutubeMp3 is a website where you can convert and download audio from YouTube videos online free of charge.

To use this online app to extract music from YouTube, you just need to copy and paste the link to a YouTube video that you want to extract music from in the Box. Then Click the Convert video & Download Video button to rip the audio off the YouTube video and convert it to MP3. The converting process can be finished in a few seconds, and you can download the audio file in MP3 right now.

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Extract Audio Using Y2mate

Another way to rip audio off YouTube videos is to use Y2mate. It allows you to convert and download audio from YouTube videos online for free.

Extract Audio Using Y2mate

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Simply copy and paste the link of the video you want to rip audio off. Tap the "Start" button to begin converting process, then select the video/audio format you want to download and click the "Download" button.

Bonus: How to Apply the Music to Your Own Video

Get your favorite music in your hand already? May you also want to apply the music in your own video, here we show you an easy way to set the music as the BGM of your new video using an online video editor - FlexClip.

Note: Keep in mind that you should only take the extracted music from YouTube for personal use; downloading the copyrighted material is strictly prohibited.

As a powerful yet easy-to-use video editor, FlexClip allows everyone to add an audio file from the computer with great ease. No video making skills required! The steps are super simple:

Step 1: Visit FlexClip homepage and click Make A Free Video to get started.

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Step 2: Click + Start From Scratch to upload the video you want to add the music to. Or, if you want to make a new video online, you can choose a template to customize it.

Start from Scratch

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Step 3: Go to the storyboard to import your video footage with the "+" icon > Add Local Media. You can also find various assets from the FlexClip's media library to furnish your video via Add Stock Media.

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Step 4: Go to Music. Click the Add Music button and then Browse MY Files to upload your audio file from your computer and set it as the BGM of your video.

Apply the Music to Your Video with FlexClip

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The Bottom Line

The tools we mentioned above can help you rip audio off YouTube videos or apply the music to your own video. Hopefully, this article helps you find the best audio extractor that suits your needs

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