YouTube Music Downloader

YouTube Music Downloader

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Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 97 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
5.0
File Size:
12.87MB
Date Added:
December 25, 2012
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Total Downloads:
3,125,493
Downloads Last Week:
21,274
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

You may have noticed that many YouTube videos are actually music with some kind of visual accompaniment added, such as still image slideshows, cover art, psychedelic effects, and a particular favorite, a video camera pointed at a spinning turntable. You can download and save tunes from YouTube with the greatest of ease with YouTube Music Downloader -- videos, too. This free tool makes it easy to grab and save YouTube files to play later, share with your friends, and do the other things you can do with freely available content. But YouTube Music Downloader lets you quickly choose your audio output quality from a drop-down menu, which saves tons of time in two important ways: it eliminates the need to convert the raw download to your chosen format and bit rate, and it makes the job quick and easy enough that you'll actually save that song instead of just thinking about it. By the time you've hemmed and hawed, you could be done with the download.

YouTube Music Downloader's interface is pretty basic, which goes with the territory: fields for Video URL and Save To (destination folder) as well as the previously mentioned drop-down menu, which changes its options between audio and video formats when you check either MP3/Music or Video. A Status bar tracks the job; a check box tells the program to delete videos after conversion. A Skin button has Hue and Saturation sliders that can produce any interface color you'd like. Clicking Update informed us that ours was the program's latest version. That's all there is to YouTube Music Downloader's controls, except a Help button that accesses basic Web resources.

We browsed to YouTube, searched for a familiar tune, and copied its link from the search results. We pasted the URL into YouTube Music Downloader, selected our format (which depends on availability), and pressed Download and Convert (actually, "Download and Convert!" but we kept our powder dry until the results were in). The job completed in a few seconds. YouTube Music Downloader not only grabbed the tune but the cover art as well. The results more than earned the exclamation mark!

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    3.7

    out of 97 votes

    • 5 star: 57
    • 4 star: 9
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 5
    • 1 star: 25
  • Current Version:

    3.0

    out of 14 votes

    • 5 star: 7
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 7
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  • 5 stars

    "Most powerful and easy"

    July 17, 2014   |   By rhyme2014

    Version: YouTube Music Downloader 7.6

    Pros

    I tried a few youtube downloaders and found this one is the most powerful one. Many unique features that other downloader don't have.

    Cons

    Honestly say none.

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  • 5 stars

    "Best YouTube Downloader"

    July 17, 2014   |   By jerryking2

    Version: YouTube Music Downloader 7.6

    Pros

    I've been a loyal customer since version 7.1 and love the ease and speed of the program. I recently updated my youtube music downloader to the current version, 7.6 from version 7.4. New version works great for the new youtube changing. If you ever tried those youtube downloader software, you will know such downloader software needs keep updating to catch up with youtube changing. I'd glad to see this YouTube music downloader always be the first one to act with youtube changing.

    Cons

    no cons...

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  • 1 stars

    "Installs too much junk software"

    July 17, 2014   |   By mmangnai

    Version: YouTube Music Downloader 7.6

    Pros

    Works well for converting YouTube videos

    Cons

    Installs all kinds of malware (SearchProtect and some other software). If you Decline at appropriate points, there seems to be a way to avoid installing most of it, so be very careful when pressing various Accept buttons.

    Summary

    Really disappointed to see that CNET download has such malware infested software available for download (and rated high).

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