This article was co-authored by Luigi Oppido. Luigi has over 25 years of experience in general computer repair, data recovery, virus removal, and upgrades. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and verified that they work. This article has been viewed 4,, times. This wikiHow teaches you how to download music files from YouTube. While most YouTube media downloaders have restrictions that prevent them from downloading copyrighted audio, you can use an app called 4K Video Downloader app to rip music from any YouTube video or you can also use the VLC Media Player to download the video and rip it to the MP3 format.
Online alternative: YouTube to MP3
Desktop method: 4K YouTube to MP3
Follow 4 steps to download free music from YouTube:
Ripping songs from YouTube videos is a fairly common practice, and the demand for making the process easier has inspired the production of countless websites and software. But not every service can be considered safe or even completely trustworthy. In fact, some of these services may infect your computer with malware or just produce poor-quality audio files.