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    • Si Clist
    • By Si Clist 27th Apr 17, 1:17 PM
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    Download and save YouTube audio only
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    • 27th Apr 17, 1:17 PM
    Download and save YouTube audio only 27th Apr 17 at 1:17 PM
    Is there a simple, quick and free way to download and save just the audio off a YouTube video? Running Firefox on Windows 10 if it makes any odds.
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    • lovinituk
    • By lovinituk 27th Apr 17, 1:19 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 1:19 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 1:19 PM
    There are loads of websites that can do this for free - google "rip youtube to mp3".
    • Tyler Du
    • By Tyler Du 27th Apr 17, 1:32 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 1:32 PM
    http://peggo.tv/
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 27th Apr 17, 2:02 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 2:02 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 2:02 PM
    Firefox addon probly the easiest :-


    "Adds a small and simple button to YouTube videos that allows you to quickly download the audio of the video as an MP3 file"


    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/simple-youtube-mp3-button/
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    • Si Clist
    • By Si Clist 27th Apr 17, 2:31 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 2:31 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 2:31 PM
    Thank you very much folks. I'm now sorted
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 27th Apr 17, 5:55 PM
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    • #6
    • 27th Apr 17, 5:55 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 5:55 PM
    As andy says tons of browser plugins to rip just the audio.
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    • eset12345
    • By eset12345 27th Apr 17, 9:18 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 9:18 PM
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    • 27th Apr 17, 9:18 PM
    https://www.onlinevideoconverter.com/mp3-converter
    • VoucherMan
    • By VoucherMan 28th Apr 17, 7:01 AM
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    • 28th Apr 17, 7:01 AM
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    • 28th Apr 17, 7:01 AM
    Probably had the same answers already, but not checked
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5620560
    • dipsomaniac
    • By dipsomaniac 28th Apr 17, 10:12 AM
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    • 28th Apr 17, 10:12 AM
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    • 28th Apr 17, 10:12 AM
    http://www.audacityteam.org/
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    • toshi
    • By toshi 28th Apr 17, 11:08 AM
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    http://keepvid.com/

    You can download as full video, video only, audio only etc.
    • sksharma
    • By sksharma 30th Oct 17, 7:19 PM
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    You can download youtube video using few online converters.
    1. Onlinevideoconverter
    2. Savefrom.net
    3. Youtube wav downloader
    • jshm2
    • By jshm2 31st Oct 17, 3:28 PM
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    Yes. keepvid.

    But be warned that all those "online rippers" will only save the audio in 128kbps

    To get full quality you should in fact rip the HD clip and then use a video to audio convertor able to rip in FLAC or 320kbps
    • esuhl
    • By esuhl 31st Oct 17, 8:30 PM
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    To get full quality you should in fact rip the HD clip and then use a video to audio convertor able to rip in FLAC or 320kbps
    Originally posted by jshm2
    A better way would be to not convert the audio at all.

    If you transcode the audio into FLAC, you'll have unnecessarily large files. If you transcode into 320kbps MP3 you will have unnecessarily large files and lose audio quality.

    The best thing to do would be to extract the AAC audio file from the MP4 video file (with something like mp4creator), and then put it in a new MP4 wrapper (with something like ffmpeg).

    mp4creator: http://mp4creator.sourceforge.net/
    ffmpeg: https://www.ffmpeg.org/
    • Richard53
    • By Richard53 1st Nov 17, 11:46 PM
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    http://keepvid.com/

    You can download as full video, video only, audio only etc.
    Originally posted by toshi
    Seconded. Excellent program and very easy to use.
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    • marco_pol
    • By marco_pol 22nd Feb 18, 12:05 PM
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    Yes It's good but there are newest and better then that one
    • More4me
    • By More4me 22nd Feb 18, 9:35 PM
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    Yes It's good but there are newest and better then that one
    Originally posted by marco_pol
    care to suggest?
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    • Jaymie kate
    • By Jaymie kate 23rd Feb 18, 10:08 PM
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    Just type in "youtube to mp3" in google search and the first few search results are gonna give you the sites you are looking for.
    • Zandy_23
    • By Zandy_23 23rd Feb 18, 10:21 PM
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    There are google extensions that you can install so you can do it. Also lots of youtube videos about how to download and convert to mp3s.
    • marco_pol
    • By marco_pol 27th Feb 18, 10:45 AM
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    Does anyone know any site which works without copy and paste Urs system?
    • marco_pol
    • By marco_pol 27th Feb 18, 10:48 AM
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    I'm looking for downloader which contain YT resources and use YT api.
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