Efficient Way to Capture Audio from YouTube

12 November 2013, Comments: Comments Off

What? You still have no idea about how to capture audio from YouTube? What a shame. But, luckily, you find this article, which is right for you.

With the popularity of the Internet, more and more people have access to the wider virtual world. They can watch video, search for information and pose their feeling on all kinds of websites, among which, I bet, YouTube.com is absolutely familiar to you. There is no doubt that YouTube is a wonderful platform to share or watch videos. However, although it is a so-called video-sharing site, you cannot download any video from it. Not cool at all, huh? No worry, this article is here to help. In the following part, we are going to talk about not only how to download YouTube audios, but also how to convert downloaded YouTube audios into the format that fits the portable devices.

At the very beginning, you need to download Streaming Audio Recorder, which is able to extract video from YouTube in original quality and with album name, album cover and artist fantastically tagged. Besides, within a single click, it enables you to upload songs to iTunes. Also, you can make your own cool ringtone with the help of this wonderful tool. Here goes the detailed tutorial below.


Step 1: Download, install and run Streaming Audio Recorder

Hit the green Download button to get this tool. Then release the installer to install the YouTube Audio Recorder on your computer. You can run this tool by ticking “Launch Streaming Audio Recorder right now” during the process of installation. Or just double click the icon on the desktop to launch it.

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Step 2: Capture audio from YouTube.com

Capture Youtube AUDIO

In order to capture a completed song, remember to click the “Record” button before you go to YouTube.com. Then locate and play the song you want to download. As you may notice, Streaming Audio Recorder starts to catch notes, which means it begins to capture the audio from YouTube automatically. When it is over, a prompt will appearing informing you the song is successfully captured. By clicking the Record button again, you can stop the recording.

Step 3: Sync YouTube songs to iTunes (Optional)

YouTube Audio to iTunes

As you may see, the output songs are in MP3 or MP4 format, which are both perfectly compatible with iTunes. If you want to sync these songs to your iTunes for better experience, you can choose these songs and hit the “Add to iTunes” button to have them moved to iTunes.

Step 4: Use YouTube Audio to make ringtone (Optional)

Choose your favorite song downloaded from YouTube in the library and press the ringtone icon. By dragging back and forth at the bottom area, you can customize the part of song you want as your ringtone. Of course, you can preview it. If you find it appealing, then save it. Voila, you make your own ringtone!

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Extra info: What if you want to get all information, like title, genre, lyrics and artist, of the recorded YouTube audio files? Easy! You only have to use Wondershare TidyMyMusic for Mac, which is a powerful tool to help add all information to your songs. Furthermore, it helps you find out identical songs in iTunes and empowers you to find information for all your songs in the library. Just give a shot.

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