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YouTube to FLAC – Best Method to Download and Convert YouTube Video to FLAC Audio on PC and Mac

How to Download and Convert YouTube to FLAC on Windows (Windows 10 included) and Mac (OS X 10.11 El Capitan included)

Do you want to convert YouTube videos to FLAC audios? If you are looking for the solution, you have come to the right place. This article will show you the best and easiest method to convert YouTube to FLAC, including how to download online YouTube videos and convert them to FLAC at one go, and how to convert downloaded YouTube MP4/FLV/WebM/3GP videos to FLAC. Yes, all you need is a YouTube to FLAC downloader and converter.

How to Download and Convert YouTube to FLAC?

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe / for Mac
Download and convert any YouTube video, movie, music video to FLAC audio format without quality loss at will.

It can save (and convert, natch) videos from the likes of YouTube, and output presets for every portable device from Android to Windows Phone. - Rick (CNET Editor)

All-in-one YouTube to FLAC Downloader and Converter

Some people want to convert YouTube video or music video to lossless audio file format like FLAC (aka Free Lossless Audio Codec), but can't find an easy-to-use YouTube to FLAC converter. If you are in this predicament, you can take some time to learn the all-in-one YouTube to FLAC downloader and converter named WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe. With this tool in hand, you are able to
- Download online YouTube videos (movies, music videos, etc.) and convert to FLAC audio format at one go;
- Convert already downloaded YouTube videos in FLV, MP4, WebM or 3GP to FLAC at ease.
- Besides, you can also convert YouTube to other audio file format, such as MP3, AAC, AC3, ALAC, WMA, WAV, OFF, AIFF and so on.

How to Download and Convert YouTube to FLAC on PC and Mac?

Before we convert YouTube to FLAC, we should download and install the powerful YouTube to FLAC converter namely WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe (or for Mac) on our computer. There's a difference between converting online YouTube videos to FLAC and converting already downloaded YouTube videos to FLAC.

Converter Online YouTube Videos to FLAC

Part 1. Quick start guide to download online YouTube videos and then convert to FLAC without a break

Step 1. Launch this converter, click "YouTube URL" to add YouTube video link.
In this step, you should copy the YouTube URL of the YouTube video/MV you desire to download and convert to FLAC, then paste it into the text box and analyze the video information. After a while, you should choose an output plan. To get a high-quality output, you'd better choose the one with high resolution. Then check "Auto convert" box and hit "Ok" to move to the next step.

Step 2. Choose FLAC as your output profile.
After completing the first step, this YouTube to FLAC converter will guide you to Output Profile window spontaneously. To convert YouTube to FLAC, you should choose FLAC (lossless audio) as the output under category "to Music".

Step 3. Locate a destination folder to store converted FLAC audio file.
Just click "Browse" to select a folder from your computer, your USB stick, or your portable device.

Step 4. Hit RUN to begin downloading and converting YouTube video to FLAC at one go.

Above is the full guide to download online YouTube video and convert to FLAC. For converting already downloaded YouTube video to FLAC, please follow the guide below.

Related: Convert YouTube Video to Audio, Convert YouTube to WAV, Convert YouTube to MOV, YouTube to MP4, YouTube FLV Video to MP3

Convert Downloaded YouTube to FLAC

Part 2. Convert already downloaded YouTube video to FLAC

Sometimes, you may have your favorite YouTube videos downloaded using a free YouTube downloader. Simply follow the step-by-step tutorial to perform converting downloaded YouTube video to FLAC.

1. Click "+ Video" to load your YouTube video for conversion. This YouTube to FLAC converter allows you to input any YouTube video, be it in MP4, FLV, WebM or 3GP.
2. Choose FLAC from "to Music" output profile list.
3. Set destination folder to save converted FLAC file.
4. Hit RUN to start converting downloaded YouTube video to FLAC.

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A Bevy of Features WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Owns

Besides converting YouTube to FLAC, WAV, MP3, AAC, ALAC, M4A etc. audio formats as an video to audio converter, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe also acts well in the following aspects:
1. Convert any SD/HD/4K UHD videos to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, WebM, MKV, MTS, M2TS, AVCHD, etc.
2. Work as video editing software to edit videos by trimming, cropping, merging, etc.
3. Function as video compression software to reduce file size while maintaining video audio quality to the fullest.
4. Free download YouTube full movies, TV shows, music videos and other videos with ease.
5. Make vivid slideshow with music background; record every move on and before the Mac screen.

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