How to Download Mp3 From Youtube on Mac

Joel Mason

Mac, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of downloading MP3 files from YouTube on your Mac. With the help of a few simple steps, you can easily save your favorite songs and podcasts to enjoy offline. So, let’s get started!

Step 1: Install a YouTube to MP3 Converter

The first thing you need to do is find a reliable YouTube to MP3 converter that is compatible with Mac. There are several options available, but one popular choice is Go to their website and download the converter.

Step 2: Copy the YouTube Video URL

Next, go to YouTube and find the video whose audio you want to download. Once you have found it, copy the video URL from the address bar at the top of your browser.

Step 3: Paste the URL into the Converter

Open the YouTube to MP3 converter tool that you downloaded in Step 1. You will see a text box where you can paste the copied URL. Right-click within the text box and select “Paste” or use the keyboard shortcut Cmd + V.

Step 4: Choose MP3 as Output Format

Before starting the conversion process, make sure that MP3 is selected as the output format. Most converters have a drop-down menu or an option where you can choose different formats. In this case, select MP3.

Step 5: Start the Conversion Process

Once you have pasted the URL and chosen MP3 as your output format, click on the “Convert” or “Start” button to initiate the conversion process. The time it takes will depend on the length of the video and your internet speed.

Step 6: Download the MP3 File

After the conversion is complete, you will be provided with a download link for the MP3 file. Click on this link to start downloading the file to your Mac. You can usually choose where to save the file on your computer.

Step 7: Enjoy Your MP3

Once the download is finished, you can locate the MP3 file on your Mac and start enjoying it offline. You can use any audio player or transfer it to your mobile device for on-the-go listening.


  • Choose High-Quality Videos: When selecting videos to convert, try to choose high-quality ones for better sound reproduction.
  • Check Copyright Restrictions: Make sure you have permission to download and use the audio from YouTube videos, especially if they are copyrighted.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to download MP3 files from YouTube on your Mac. With these simple steps, you can now build an impressive offline music library and enjoy your favorite songs whenever you want!

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