Updated: 16 February 2017

How to Download Songs from YouTube (NEW! 2017)

How to download songs from YouTube is what every teen and even parents want now-a-days. And this article will show you how to save YouTube music using just 1 simple tool.

Josh Brown

Can you Dowonload music off YouTube?

Try this: your best way to download songs from YouTube to iPhone or computer is executed in 3 steps and in 30 seconds in total. 

Seems like people spend more time on YouTube for the sake of music than because of something else. Anyhoo, the surprise is little. YouTube can compete with gigantic music services like Apple music and Spotify in terms of the amount of music available.

YouTube is regarded as a video's hub. But in fact, many files are added for listening only (you know the ones that have just an image and an audio track). Many YouTube fans are tempted to get them saved in mp3 format. And there is an awesome tool that actually lets you download YouTube songs to an iPhone. It works for videos too, but here we will concentrate on music.

Users go to various websites to convert YouTube videos to MP3 files. It's not a secret though, that those web services are often caught lagging. My best recommendation is to use legit software to save MP3 from YouTube that already has a reputation of a good tool. 

How to Download Songs from YouTube

To download free music from YouTube nice & sweet, it takes only one tool – Softorino YouTube Converter. It's a piece of software for Mac and Windows systems, and trust me, it's bound to replace all the alternatives by helping you download songs from YouTube in an instant. Its short promo video is down below, so get a quick look and keep reading for the instructions.

Pro tip: This application is #1 tool to save YouTube songs/videos to iPhones & iPads too, as well as Mac and Windows computers.

Step 1. Download YouTube Song Downloader (install it)

Download YouTube Converter
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Save the set-up package to your hard drive by clicking the appropriate button, that you can see above. The download is free, so no worries. The installation file will be copied to your computer, the very minute you clicked on the button. When the download is finished – launch the file and follow the setup wizard. It will help you go through the installation. The whole process should take even less than a minute. Once everything is finished – the converter is ready to download music from YouTube at once. 

Step 2. Launch YouTube Song Downloader & plug-in your device.

Launch YouTube Converter

Use the standard USB cable to establish the connection. Go to YouTube and find the song you would like to download.

Step 3. Copy the URL of the song...or the whole playlist at once!

That's exactly what we've done. To save time, it's better to copy the playlist's link and...guess what? The application will recognize it at once, no pasting needed :)

Copy URL of the song you want to download

You don't even have to paste it to the converter's window – it's all covered. Then select 'Audio Only' mode in the app's window. Then hit 'Convert and Transfer to iPhone' button. 

This is all it takes to download songs from YouTube :) 

Select preferred quality rate

That is all. The converting begins immediately. That's how easy it is to download YouTube music to iPhone. You can add as many links as you wish, the converter will download the content from all of them, saving all the video as the audio content.

Progress: downloading music from YouTube

Yup, there's absolutely no need for using any clumsy websites, when you have Sofotrino YouTube Converter. Even though the scheme is so simple, it lets you get multiple tasks done the same moment. This is some 3-in-1 tool, that lets you download YouTube music or movies, even with subtitles if you wish. 

Step 4. Play your song :) 

YouTube music on iPod touch

This app is certainly the best for downloading YouTube videos as mp3 files! By the way, in Preferences you can choose what music format you'd like to use M4A or MP3.

And FYI, in the latest update for YouTube Converter for Mac, it now supports Daily Motion, Facebook, Instagram and other video-sharing platforms. Here's our guide on the topic: Video Downloader App to Save YouTube, Facebook, Instagram to iPhone or Mac

No any other app or Internet service will provide the same comfort and time efficiency for you while downloading your audio to Apple devices. Take all your favorite songs, concerts and discographies with you on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad! 

So, what's the outcome?

And the outcome is the following: if you ever happen to like a tune, a cool track or an engaging video on YouTube, you know 300% working way how to quickly download songs from YouTube to your iPhone or computer (it's a no-brainer. really). 

This all will take no more than a couple of secs out of your busy day. And.. it's safe, it's fast and very simple. This is not advertising or some sheer attempt to trick you...it's all legit and underpinned by the feedback of users worldwide.

You also will not need to use iTunes or third-party iOS software. You might have noticed – all videos and music you download from YouTube will be kept safe and sound inside of your default music and videos Apple applications. When it comes to video download, it's same easy: copy the link, select desired quality and bingo :) it's there!

Anyhoo, this is an awesome solution to download songs from YouTube to iPhone or computer, go ahead and let your friends know about it! :))

A Quick Way to Download YouTube Songs! :)
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