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How to Fast Convert YouTube Video to WAV without Quality Loss

Tutorial on Converting SD/HD/4K UHD YouTube Video to WAV Lossless Sound File for Playback on iPhone/iPad/iPod/MP3 Players

Since YouTube music channel gathers any of your favorite music videos, top hot tracks from various genres, many users like to download YouTube music videos and directly get audio/music off those MVs for offline playback on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung Galaxy etc. portable players on the go. Although there are piles of online YouTube converters, they usually cannot convert YouTube to WAV etc. lossless files, but only to MP3 etc. lossy ones. If you are one of them and having trouble in extracting audio from YouTube on Mac or Windows as WAV, this guide is all about guiding you towards converting YouTube to WAV with stable WinX YouTube Downloader Converter may do you a great favor.

Powerful YouTube to WAV Converter Tool for Mac/WindowsTool

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe can help you download YouTube movie/music video, as well as extracting audio from YouTube as many mainstream sound formats, like lossless WAV, FLAC, ALAC, lossy MP3, AAC, AC3, WMA, OGG, RA, and iPhone Ringtone. [100% safe and clean]

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What Is WAV?

File Extension: .wav, .wave

WAV[1], full name Waveform Audio File Format, is an audio file format and container format used for storing audio bitstream encoded by pulse-code modulation (PCM) and playing raw/uncompressed/lossless digital audio files. It is compatible with Windows, Mac X OS and Linux, playable with amazing effect at player software like Windows Media Player, Real Player, VLC player, iTunes, Quick Time, 5KPlayer and iPhone 11/Pro, iPad mini 4, iPod touch/shuffle/nano, etc. hand-held devices. WAV is jointly brought out by Microsoft and IBM, based on the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) to store audio files in indexed "chunks" and "sub-chunks". It's larger than MP3, AAC etc. commonly used compressed formats in size but easy to edit and manipulate with software.

Converting YouTube to WAV is an ideal way to copy and hold the original YouTube video's audio data with high quality, which makes you enjoy the hot music offline without buffering at all.

Download and Convert YouTube to WAV in Several Steps

Here a full tutorial on downloading and converting YouTube to WAV file with high quality is shared. Download install it in advance. You will see that WinX software is 100% clean and safe, with no adware, spyware, malware or virus at all. Now go to download convert Bad Blood, Cool for The Summer... so hot music to WAV within seconds!

Step 1: Import YouTube Video to WinX Program

Click "YouTube URL" button to a YouTube downloader window, then copy the URL of the YouTube video you wanna download/convert, "Paste & Analyze" it to upload video information (containing video resolution/format/size/codec), and check a proper one according to your needs. Do not forget to put s tick by "Auto convert".

Download YouTube Video
Download YouTube Video

Note: The right URL must begin with "".
If you only need to convert stored video to audio file, click "+ Video" to import the source video.

Step 2: Set WAV as Output Format
Step 1 done, an output profile windows will pop up, where you will find some classified categories: General Profiles, to Music, Device Profile, Web Video Profile and Common Video Profile. Choose "WAV (Lossless Audio)" under "to Music" then hit "OK" to confirm.

Convert YouTube to WAV
Convert YouTube to WAV

Optional Advanced Settings:
* Adjust audio parameters (audio codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate);
* Decide where you want the converted WAV file to go by clicking "Browse";
* Download, convert and merge several media files to a single one by checking "Merge Output Video" under the preview window;
* Other options under the preview window are selectable to adjust the YouTube to WAV converting quality/speed.

Step 3: Press "RUN" to Begin YouTube to WAV Conversion
When the YouTube to WAV Conversion is undergoing, you can stop it and choose whether to open the output folder or shut down computer when conversion is completed. This tool delivers a 83x faster real time converting speed so that YouTube to WAV can be done within seconds.

Still have some trouble about how to download and convert YouTube to WAV with high quality? Please feel free to Email WinX Support Team >>

Related External Source:
[1] WAV [wiki]: Waveform Audio File Format (WAVE, or more commonly known as WAV due to its filename extension) (rarely, Audio for Windows) is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing an audio bitstream on PCs...


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Brent Archer is an experienced editor who loves all things related to social. He has spent more than a decade writing instructional contents related to social media, streaming services and video related topics all over the internet for Digiarty. Outside the social, he is addicted to Google I/O, Apple WWDC and other tech news to keep him informed.

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