Procedure to convert YouTube videos into mp3 format

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  1. ogar

    ogar New Member

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    Nowadays, internet has become a popular source of entertainment. With the click of one button you can easily watch videos or movies of your choice anytime you want. With the introduction of video sharing websites, you can easily watch videos for free along with uploading and sharing your own videos. Thus, along with providing you entertainment these video sharing websites also provide you a platform that can make you famous overnight. You can very easily show your talent to millions of users available on these sites. YouTube has emerged as one of the most famous and popular video sharing website among users. In this website along with sharing and watching videos, you can very easily download your favorite videos and can watch them offline or when you are away from your home.

    But the main problem you often face in watching YouTube videos offline is that these files are available in flash video format which is not compatible with many popular media players. Therefore, in order to make these videos compatible for any player you may take the help of software which can be easily found on the internet. This software enables you to convert YouTube videos to mp3 format. There are several websites available on the internet which provides this application for free. With the help of these applications you can easily download and convert YouTube video at the same time. This may enable you to share as well as watch your favorite YouTube videos anywhere and anytime you want.

    There is a very simple procedure you need to follow in order to convert you favorite videos to mp3 format. You need to copy the location of the video you want to convert. Then you have to select the format in which you want to convert the video from the list of options available. For example, if you want to convert the FLV file to MP3 format then you may select the option of mp3 and have to press the option of “convert video”. It will take some time to convert the video to mp3 format depending on the size of the file. Moreover, you may convert your favorite YouTube video to mp3 even before downloading the file on your computer. With the help of these applications you may convert videos directly from the website.

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    psufootball New Member

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  4. scotty

    scotty New Member

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    You can get an FLV download, and then windows movie maker is great for stealing the music from the videos. I cannot remember the name of the downloader software, but once you do that, import the video and copy it to the "audio" portion in WMM and save. Linux wise, I am not sure what tool there is, but any video editor should be able to do the conversion.
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    There is a very good site that downloads Youtube videos. Although it also offers a conversion from Youtube videos to .mp3 audio files

    The site is called Keepvid. I will post a link once I have the requirements to post a link.

    You just copy the URL and choose what format, quality, etc.
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    I used a software known Factory Format that converts any type of file into another required type of file.it will also convert the you tube video into Mp3 format file.
  8. AnonaMoss

    AnonaMoss New Member

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    I would be cautious about using those youtube to mp3 websites. One of the main sites seems to be in a bit of trouble with Google because it may not be so legal to turn copyrighted videos into mp3s.
  9. Victor Leigh

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    Why do we need to go this far just to convert a youtube video? If I remember rightly, we can do the same thing just as easily with a plugin.
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    Does this website allows you to upload a certain file, then convert it & download it converted?
  11. DeeNeely

    DeeNeely New Member

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    I use a Linux utility called youtube-dl. The syntax is easy youtube-dl URL and it downloads a html-5 video to the folder you run the command from. After that I use any of several conversion programs to change it to whatever I want. No need to rely on third party sites at all.
  12. ljepilo

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    I think you have websites based to convert files online ,you don't need any knowledge or anything else for that ,just google them :) .
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    The best conversion site is FileWiggler, they have nearly every conversion format at its highest quality, it is free and easy to use.
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    Nice to here that but I personally use any video converter or zamzaar for converting any file to any other format whether it is a video file or an audio file.
  15. jeff184

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    I use realplayer. It's free and easy to use.
  16. vin.churchil

    vin.churchil New Member

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    That's really helpful. Thanks. BTW, do you know a good tool to download youtube videos? I use a couple of them, but I am not happy with the end results.
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    Again, I download them with RealPlayer and then easily convert them to mp3.
  18. yezrach

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    there are FLV downloaders the file to your computer and then you can convert it locally.
  19. risshel

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    You should try YouTube to Mp3 Downloader, it downloads all your favorite music from YouTube straight to your computer in a wide variety of formats. Free YouTube to Mp3 Downloader is also very simple to use. Simply copy and paste the YouTube URL into the YouTube to Mp3 Software and have your favorite song downloaded in just a seconds.
  20. JayJaySimpson

    JayJaySimpson New Member

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    thanks man this was a great workaround
    up til now ive been using online converters but they dont fit my need very well
    regards
    jody

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