Free YouTube to MP3 Converter

Free YouTube to MP3 Converter

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 839 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.12.48.1015
  • Total Downloads:
    30,160,033
  • Date Added:
    October 22, 2014
  • File Size:
    30.28MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    10,061
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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YouTube hosts thousands of songs in all genres, many posted with video montages, slideshows, and sometimes shots of a spinning turntable. While the quality is hardly the best, the quantity is staggering; YouTube is often the fastest and easiest way to hear a song. That's where DVDVideoSoft's Free YouTube to MP3 Converter steps in. Fast, simple, and free, it quickly downloads, converts, and saves audio tracks from YouTube videos as MP3s of several quality levels. It extracts audio from any YouTube video, not just songs, of course. You can save clips and play them on your audio player; and don't get us started on the funny noises! The point is that Free YouTube to MP3 Converter makes the job so fast and easy that you'll actually grab that audio instead of just thinking about it.

Free YouTube to MP3 Converter has what we like to see in tools of its type: a plain and simple interface, nothing fancy, all business. The main window told us to paste a YouTube URL inside it, so we did, after first browsing to YouTube and selecting a song posting. Each URL we pasted into the program appeared in the main window's list view. An interesting Paste button let us automatically queue and download items. We could edit Tags, when available, and select an Auto option. Drop-down lists let us select Format and Quality. Free YouTube to MP3 Converter supports AAC, FLAC, WAV, OGG, and other formats, with many more options available on the Preset Editor, including the ability to add new ones.

Free YouTube to MP3 made quick work of downloading, converting, and saving our tunes. You can only do so much with YouTube audio, of course, but these sounded fine -- hardly CD-quality, but good enough for MP3s.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"EXTREME CAUTION due to OpenCandy embedded app."

October 19, 2014  |  By akinsme

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.46.1009

Pros

Great tools. BUT over the line in using new OpenCandy tool to get your data and push marketing.

Cons

Personally, I do not trust apps like OpenCandy. Install requires loading tools like OpenCandy to get invasive profile and push marketing recommendations. Vendor gets more money.

Summary

Loss of Trust. Security and privacy concerns. Vendor has stepped over the line with new embedded apps like OpenCandy that does not respect your security and privacy. I am very sorry to see good vendors doing this to get more money.

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1 stars

"lots of bad karma here"

October 15, 2014  |  By thinkdata

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.46.1009

Pros

I cannot think of any

Cons

tries to install all kinds of extra stuff & browser helpers. My antivirus went crazy.

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3 stars

"Can be used normally"

August 03, 2014  |  By wang878882

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.34.430

Pros

Can be used normally

Cons

Can be used normally

Summary

Free YouTube Downloader is portable as well and can be found here: **************************.net

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1 stars

"SPAM! BEWARE!"

May 15, 2014  |  By hasses12

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.34.430

Pros

It does what it says on the tin.

Cons

This program is SPAM. DO NOT DOWNLOAD! Spam programs will be installed while downloading BEFORE you choose what to install! DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS PROGRAM! CNET has been a trusted site, but with this download they have corrupted their own site. SPAM programs will be installed from CNET!

Summary

DO NOT USE THIS PROGRAM, NOR THIS SITE!

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1 stars

"Was fantastic but the most recent update is garbage."

May 12, 2014  |  By AgentDoorHinge2

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.34.430

Pros

Nothing (anymore that is)

Cons

Downloaded files won't play with WMP or on anything else for that matter.
Wants to set your homepage as a dumb search engine.

Summary

The update before this most recent one was perfect. I didn't mind ads and it seemed to remove bugs from earlier versions. Now the audio files simply won't play and it wants to set me up with some new home page. 0/10

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5 stars

"Easy to use and very good tool"

April 02, 2014  |  By vrana116

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.32.327

Pros

Easy to use. I was able to download and convert a song within seconds.

Cons

None I can think of as of now.

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1 stars

"Used to be great, now packed with malware!"

October 20, 2013  |  By railer54320

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.13.925

Pros

Once the SmileysWeLove malware is removed - which is uncomfortable and requires more than a casual user knowledge of your OS - it goes smoothly and does a great job.

Cons

Bundled with malware. Thus I'm giving half star as it is utterly unacceptable.

Summary

This software used to be really good. It makes me so sad to see a quality product turn into something sneaky and malicious. It is very unprofessional and unethical of DVDVideoSoft Ltd. What a disappointment! So far this was the software when it came to quick and easy audio conversion or YouTube download, but now not only I am switching, but I'm persuading all my relatives and close friends to stop using this piece of sad letdown.

Updated on Oct 20, 2013

OK, I wanted to edit my review because I think I was coming off a bit harsh. So I haven't checked any boxes that I want to install any toolbars, yet I've still had to remove SmileysWeLove and an other SqueekyChocolate, LLC product from 3 different places of my computer. What's worse I can see myself when visiting parents, uncles and aunts it will be my task to remove these extra weird bars from their gmail's and facebook's. I guess this is the price when you're using free software.

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5 stars

"Simply the best"

October 10, 2013  |  By bennyf6971

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.13.925

Pros

Easy, simple to use, works well with the other apps in the set

Cons

must use other apps to complete task

Summary

I love it and use it regularly, highly recommend it.

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5 stars

"Easy to use, fast & good"

October 10, 2013  |  By ReaLighT

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.13.925

Pros

it's very useful application for everyone. User friendly simple interface is easy to understand for kids. Button on YouTube is great simple way to download MP3. But user can paste URL on this program's main window. and it's very powerful tool, because it has option to download, user can change or choose audio quality and type. downloading and converting progress is faster than any other programs, so i very appreciate this application. and user can download many videos in same time, it's good., Works with many video sites, download, convert, pause, resume, cancel, tag for downloaded files, download history, open download link list from test file, auto-download option, shut down after conversion option etc. it's very powerful tool, i recommend this application to everyone who asked "how to download and convert video files?" from me, it's the best solution!

Cons

there is only 1 cons here is this application haven't any cons ;)

Summary

it works perfectly, updating for changes of sites, fixing bugs, and now this application is best at all., and it's still free for download and use! it's awesome!

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4 stars

"Believe very good"

October 10, 2013  |  By rj-work

 |  Version: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter 3.12.13.925

Pros

Haven't had time to check latest version for a while but last time I did it was excellent. I want to keep it up-to-date and hope to use it again one day.

Cons

None that I remember.

Summary

Haven't had time to check latest version of this prog for a while but last time I did it was excellent. I want to keep it up-to-date and hope to use it again one day. Thenks!

BTW: in your reviews please don't call all music "SONGS" - much good music is not singing but symphonies, concertos, band, organ, piano ETC.....!! Agreed - some of the best music is vocal - choral etc (eg Bach, Mozart, Schubert) and conversely MOST modern vocal music ("songs"?) is not real good!! So what about the more general term "MUSIC" in future reviews, not just the very limited term "songs" - PLEASE?? - many thanks. RJ.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.12.48.1015
Version 3.12.48.1015 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher DVDVideoSoft
Publisher web site http://www.dvdvideosoft.com/
Release Date October 21, 2014
Date Added October 22, 2014
Version 3.12.48.1015
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements .Net Framework 2 SP2
Download Information
File Size 30.28MB
File Name FreeYouTubeToMP3Converter.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 30,160,033
Downloads Last Week 10,061
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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