How to Download Music off YouTube with DVDFab YouTube to MP3?
Download music from YouTube and more than 200 websites using DVDFab YouTube to MP3. What’s unique about this software is that it lets you to browse straight from YouTube and download music off YouTube as soon as you want. So you can build an entire YouTube library to your computer quickly and transfer those files to help with long trips without any Wi-Fi access.
DVDFab YouTube to MP3 is a free tool. However, there is also a paid version. While the paid version grants more freedom to users, it can be a free tool for you to access anytime and download music from YouTube instantly. There are two key differences between the free version and the paid version. First, the latter can download unlimited playlists straight from YouTube. The free version, however, is limited to 5 songs per playlist. Next, the paid version can download multi files at once. The free version is limited to one song per download.
We’ve put together a quick tutorial that lets you know how to download music from YouTube quickly and conveniently.
Step One: Download DVDFab YouTube to MP3
To download music from YouTube, head to DVDFab YouTube to MP3 product page and grab your free download.
After downloading and opening the software, you’ll see the main interface below. Every time you start the software, it will always be the first screen you see.
Step 2: Adjust Your Settings
Before we start to download free music from YouTube, adjust your software settings if needed. Click on the little arrow at the top right of the screen (indicated by the screenshot below) to open ‘Settings.’
Now, you will be presented with a list of options. Click on the folder indicated by the red arrow below to change where your downloaded music files will go.
You can also adjust the quality of your downloaded music by clicking on the ‘Download Audio’ to get that quality (Best, 8K UHD-4320p, 4K UHD-2160p, Full HD-1080p, HD-720P, SD-480p, 360p, 240p and 144p)every time you download music. Or, leave it at the ‘Ask Me Each Time’ option to get a pop-up every time asking which quality you want once you want to download music.
After your desired settings are set, click OK at the bottom to save.
Step 3: Download Music from YouTube
To download music from YouTube, click the YouTube icon from the main interface.
YouTube will appear as if you were accessing it from an Internet browser. Click on a video or search for a video that you would like to extract music. After clicking on a video, it should load as usual. However, you will notice a yellow bar appear at the top: ‘Analyzing the video info…Please Wait.’ Briefly wait for this to finish and three tabs will appear at the top (shown in the screenshot below). These buttons can be moved anywhere within the software screen.
Hover your mouse over the ‘Download’ button and click on ‘Audio only’ to download the music for this video. If you left your original settings to ‘Ask me each time’ for quality, a pop up would ask which quality you want. If you get the pop-up, you can click ‘Remember my Choice,’ it will remember your selection and adjust your settings to keep this download quality for the future. Though, we recommend you adjust music quality in your settings since it provides more options to choose from. To check the status of your downloads, go to the 'My Music' selection and click on 'Downloads.'
Your MP3 will appear in the ‘Downloading’ section, as shown in the screenshot below. Right-clicking on the file can pause, resume, and delete it.
Once your music file finishes downloading, it will appear in the ‘Music’ section at the top left which you should see all of your downloaded music files.
Step 4: Play your MP3 from DVDFab YouTube to MP3 Downloader
DVDFab YouTube to MP3 not only download music from YouTube, but the software can play your downloaded music within the app. Head to the ‘Music’ section but don’t click on the name. Instead, go to the ‘Operate’ section highlighted with the red box to play, stop, add your music to playlists (we’ll get to this later), and download the video for that file. The three dots also give you more options in addition to the ones already mentioned.
Now we’ll go over essential functions of the MP3. First, click on the play button under the operating section. This will play your MP3. Once your MP3 starts playing, feel free to control it using the controls on the bottom bar. The functions at the bottom act the same as what you’re used to. But we would like to direct your attention to three specific functions.
The thumbnail (highlighted in the red square) opens and closes your MP3 as if it were a video. Substantially, it expands the thumbnail. In the yellow square, clicking the heart will favorite this MP3, and the checkmark indicates whether this MP3 is downloaded or not. Lastly, the list highlighted in blue opens and closed your playlist.
Go full screen, minimize, expand, and exit the entire application using the controls above, as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 5: Download Music from YouTube (Playlist)
While you can download music from YouTube anytime, you can also download an entire playlist using this software. However, this only works if you have an existing playlist opened on YouTube. So, go ahead and open a playlist you want to download. Hover your mouse over to the ‘Download’ button at the top of the page, and you should see a new option: ‘Playlist.’ Clicking this button and checking and unchecking boxes allows you to pick and choose which videos you want to download.
After selecting the entire playlist or specific songs, select the quality by choosing the white box beside ‘Quality.’ After, press 'Download' at the bottom right.
Your mp3(s) will start downloading from the ‘Downloading’ tab. After your playlist videos finish downloading, it will appear in the ‘Music’ tab, and you can play it like a typical mp3.
Step 6: Add Music to Your Favorites
You can add music from any video to your favorites and download it as an mp3 file. Hover your mouse over the ‘+Add to’ button displayed at the top left of your screen (indicated by the red arrow) and click the first option ‘Add to Favorite.’ This will automatically add music to your ‘My Favorites’ under the ‘My Music’ tab (highlighted with a red box) as shown in the screenshot below.
This automatically adds music of the video to your favorites. Again, to operate the music file, you must use the functions underneath the ‘operate’ tab, as mentioned previously. To download the audio file, press the three dots under ‘operate’ and click on ‘Download Audio’ to your selected directory.
Step 7: Create and Add Music to Your Playlist
If you want to create a playlist, click on the ‘+’ beside the Created Playlists tab shown in the screenshot below. Enter your playlist name, and now you have your first playlist.
DVDFab YouTube to MP3automatically recognizes you are playing a playlist. To add audio to your newly created playlist, press the ‘+ Add to’ function at the top of a video, and you should see an ‘Add to playlist’ accessible feature. Click on your playlist to add the audio. This directly adds the audio to your list. Also, keep in mind that you must use the functions in the ‘operate’ section beside the audio shown in step 6. Again, double-clicking on the name won’t do anything.
Now, open an existing playlist on YouTube which should look something similar to the screenshot below.
By hovering your mouse over the ‘+Add to’ function and clicking on the ‘save playlist’ creates a playlist under ‘Saved Playlist’ at the side with all the songs in that playlist. In other words, you don’t get to pick and choose unless you choose to download. Saving this playlist will create a tab underneath ‘Saved Playlists.’
Other Tips and Tricks
By using DVDFab YouTube to MP3, you can easily download music from YouTubeto your computer. However, there are also a few tricks regarding the software that we will share with you below.
First, you can copy and paste URLs to search directly within DVDFab Downloader like in the screenshot below with any website. Press enter and your requested website will pop up to which you can download the audio file.
If you’re pressed for time, activate the ‘turbo speed’ feature to quicken your downloads.
Download Music from YouTube
We covered how to download music off YouTube. However, DVDFab YouTube to MP3 supports more than 200 websites. You may have noticed that this downloader also works for videos. So, to see how it works with YouTube videos, check out how to download videos post.
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As we mentioned before, there are restrictions to the free version. If you aren’t a heavy user, the free version works best. However, if you use it frequently, consider switching to PRO.
① Download online music from YouTube and other 1000+ sites
② Choose your preferred audio quality to download, up to 320 kbps
③ Download entire playlist instead of downloading one by one
④ Support turbo-speed feature to download 10X faster
⑤ Download the metadata information to go with the music files