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[SOLVED] How to Download Video Songs from YouTube to MP3/MP4?

May 14, 2020

'How can I download video songs from YouTube?'
'Can I download YouTube songs to MP3 for offline playback?'

'How to download YouTube video songs to my device?'

Currently, YouTube is regarded as the best place to watch video songs, as all kinds of artists from all over the world have uploaded their video songs there. That's why YouTube users are able to enjoy almost all video songs they want on YouTube.

However, instead of only enjoying the video songs on YouTube with network support, fans of the artists like me are most likely having some question as above. We want to download the video songs from YouTube for saving permanently or offline playback. But, how?

Fortunately, you have made your way here. Here in this post, I will show you ways to help you make your favorite YouTube video songs available on your devices with this music video downloader.

Part 1. The Best Way to Download YouTube Video Songs to HD MP4/MP3

Do you know VideoHunter? It's a powerful video downloader for YouTube and able to help users download YouTube video songs to MP3 in 320kbps, 256kbps, 198kbps and to MP4 in 8K, 4K, 2K, 1080p based on the original resolution.

Also, VideoHunter allows users to download online videos more than just from YouTube. You can download videos from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TED, and XXX. The desktop version supports to download multiple videos at one time at up to 6X fast downloading rate.

For a detailed introduction, let's learn your way around how to use it.

STEP 1. Download and Install VideoHunter
VideoHunter is free to download for 15-day free trial. You would not want to miss it. It's compatible with Windows PC running Windows 10/8/7/XP and MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac running macOS 10.12 and above.

STEP 2. Paste YouTube Link to Parse
Now, you want to provide the YouTube link for the video song you want to download from YouTube. Simply copy the URL and paste it into the search bar. Then, click 'Anaylize' to start parsing.

Paste Video Song URL

STEP 3. Download Video Song from YouTube
After no time, a windows will display options for the YouTube video song. You should select the option of desired quality and format to save to your computer. It supports to download multiple options at a time.

Download YouTube Videos Song with VideoHunter

VideoHunter makes it really easy to download online videos to Windows and Mac. Also, there is another way to directly download YouTube songs without software. Let's check it out below.

Part 2. How to Download Video Sonngs from YouTube Online for Free?

As a powerful and reliable web app, VidPaw Online Video Downloader allows its users to freely and safely download videos from more than 1,000 website like YouTube. Also, VidPaw can speak 8 languages now and supports various downloading formats and qualities for its users, so people around the world can get their downloaded video songs from YouTube in their desired downloaded format and quality with ease.


STEP 1. Copy the Link of YouTube Video Songs
Open YouTube and search for the video song you want to download. Then open the video and copy the link of the YouTube video from the top URL bar.
Copy the Link of YouTube Video Songs

STEP 2. Paste the Link of YouTube Video Song in VidPaw
After copying the link of your desired YouTube video song, now go to the VidPaw homepage, and directly paste the URL in the address bar.

Paste the Link in VidPaw

STEP 3. Start to download the Video Songs from YouTube
Now hit the "Start" and you will find various choices of the downloading format and quality. Just choose your favorite one and hit the "Download" icon. The video will instantly start downloading.

Download YouTube Video Songs

Part 3. How to Download YouTube Video Songs with VLC Media Player?

We all know that VLC is one of the most popular media players around the world. But do you know that VLC can also help you get your favorite YouTube video songs, too? Next, I would show you how to do that.

NOTE: Ensure you have already get the lastest version of VLC media player on your computer ahead of all.

STEP 1. Copy the URL of Your Desired YouTube Video Songs
Firstly navigate to the YouTube and find the video songs you want to download, then copy its URL from the search bar.

Copy the Link of YouTube Video Songs

STEP 2. Make YouTube Video Song Play on VLC
Run the VLC media player on your computer now, and click "Media > Open Capture Devices". Then a new window will pop-up, where you should click “Network” to paste the link you have copied onto the empty field. And finally, finish this step by clicking "Play" to play the YouTube video songs on VLC.

Make YouTube Video Songs Play Onto VLC

STEP 3. Copy the "Location" Field at the Bottom
For Windows users, find the "Tools" in the tool bar and give it a click, then hit the "Codec Information" option.
For Mac users, select "Window" and click "Media Information". After a new window of Current Media Information pop up like the image below. Click "Codec", and there will be a link contained in Location and all you need to do is copy this link.

Copy the "Location" Field at the Bottom

STEP 4. Download the YouTube Video Songs
Now open the browser and paste this link in the address bar. Press "Enter" key, and you can see the video playing automatically. Now, right-click the video on your browser and select the "Save As..." or "Save Video As..." to download YouTube videos song to your desired folder, and the video songs will be finished downloading soon. Enjoy it!

Download the YouTube Video Songs

Regarding to this post, perhaps you are truly understand how to download your favorite video songs from YouTube now! And I believe that you can play your favorite YouTube video songs whenever and wherever you want with these theree wonderful methods!

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