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How to Rip Audio from YouTube Video

Ever wanted to use the audio from a YouTube video, but don’t know how to convert the video to audio? This article providesyou a step-by-stepguide of how to rip audio from YouTube videos.

Updated Aug 06,2018 | by Niko

When you watch a YouTube video, you may want to use the audio of the video.It will be awfully distress if you don't know how to save the audio track. Do not worry. This article shows you an easy way to download YouTube videos and rip the audio from YouTube videos.

Step 1 Download YouTube Video to Your PC

Before starting extract the audio, you need to download the video from YouTube site. Two options of downloading YouTube videos for free are also provided here. You can choose the one according to your needs.

Option 1: Download YouTube videos with online video downloader

1. Go to Free Online Video Downloader

The online YouTube downloader helps you download unlimited videos for free and also save them into different formats you want, including MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, FLV, webm, 3gp, and more.

2. Copy and paste the URL of the video into the blank box and click Download to PC.


3.The downloader will immediately get all the available video quantities. Select your preferred video quantity and click Download behind it to download the video.


Option 2: Download YouTube videos by using IOTransfer

There are many video downloaders out there that can help you download videos. But IOTransfer is recommended as one of the most convenient video downloaders. It not only downloadsonline videos from the majority of popular video-sharing sites to PC, but also transfers them to your iPhone/iPad automatically. IOTransfer ensures the fast downloading speed and high video qualityfor better YouTube video downloading experience.

Now follow the detailed instructions below to download YouTube videos with IOTransfer.

1. Download and Install IOTransfer

Download the program and install it to your computer.

2. Download YouTube videos

Launch IOTransfer, switch to the VIDEOS tab. Copy and paste URL of your YouTube videointo the box manually. Or you can also click the Paste text link to paste the URL automatically.


After you click the “Download” button, IOTransfer will immediately analyze the video link and start downloading the video to your PC.

It will take a while to complete the download process based on the file size of the video.


Step 2 Convert YouTube Video to Audio

After the YouTube video is downloaded to your PC, it’s time to convert the YouTube video to audio track.

IOTransfer is also a powerful video converter which ensures the easiest way to convert videos to audios(MP3, AAC, OGG, MAV, M4A, AC3, FLAC, MKA) andother video formats.

Follow the steps below to rip audio from YouTube video

Step 1: Launch IOTransfer, switch to VIDOES, click on Converter, and click the Add Files button to select the video.


Step 2: Choose an audio output format you prefer and click Convert Now to convert the video to audio.


The converted audio will be displayed in Finished list.

If you want to save the audio to your iPhone/iPad, just connect your iPhone/iPad to your PC via a USB cable, click the Phone icon to transfer the audio to youriPhone/iPad, and then enjoy it anywhere you want.


After taking the above steps, now you know how to easily rip audio from YouTube vidoes.

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