How to Free Download Songs Music from YouTube to iPhone, Android, iTunes, etc.

[Latest Updated: Nov. 27, 2018 by Donna Peng to Music Download]

Download Songs from YouTube Free

This is a tutorial of how to download songs off YouTube to PC, Mac, iPhone, iTunes, Android for free with ease

Find a viral song or your favorite song maybe Ed Sheeran's Shape of You on YouTube and desperately want to get it downloaded from YouTube? Don't take YouTube song download as a hassle, because you can easily make it with a free YouTube song downloader. In this article, you will learn how to free download songs from YouTube and save the songs music to PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, iTunes, etc.

Free YouTube Songs Downloader & Converter

WinX YouTube Downloader - 100% Clean Freeware Free download any songs from YouTube to MP4, FLV, 3GP, WebM. (Win 10 also supported.)
  • Download Video
  • Download Music
  • YouTube to MP4/MP3

For Windows and Mac only. If you are a mobile user, please click here.

Is It Legal to Download Songs from YouTube?

Before introducing the method to download song from YouTube, it is necessary to figure out "is it legal to download songs from YouTube" which is a great concern for many people. According to a previous post focusing on "is it legal or illegal to download YouTube videos", we can learn that it is illegal to download YouTube videos (including YouTube songs) for distribution or other commercial uses, while it is legal to download YouTube videos (including copyrighted YouTube songs) for fair use.

An Ace Free Clean YouTube Song Downloader Recommended for Windows Users

Here, a free yet clean YouTube song downloader named WinX YouTube Downloader is introduced to Windows (10, 8.1, 8, 7, etc.) OS users. With this tool, you can not only free download any songs from YouTube, such as 'Look What You Made Me Do' by Taylor Swift, but also get songs music free download from Vevo, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Vimeo, Soundcloud, Audiomack and other 600+ video music sites. Download a song from YouTube or download multiple songs from YouTube in batch mode? You decide it. After downloading, you can notice that both the image quality and sound quality are not sacrificed. Meanwhile, WinX YouTube Downloader featuring Multi-thread and Multicast Technology can effectively accelerate the YouTube song download speed without occupying too much bandwidth.

Wanna have it a try? Just follow the guide below to download your favorite songs like from YouTube.

How to Free Download Songs from YouTube?

Since this YouTube song downloader is desktop software, you should firstly download, install and launch it. (For Mac users, they can free download songs from YouTube on Mac using Mac Version.)

Step 1. Add target YouTube song link.
Open WinX YouTube Downloader, click chain-like button to get access to a new window. Go to YouTube website, search the song title, find your desired one, then copy and paste the link to the address bar of the window of the downloader.
Here, let's show you how to free download Ariana Grande 'Focus' song from YouTube as an example.

Step 2. Analyze the YouTube song URL.
Click "Analyze" button beside the address bar to fetch the song URL. A few seconds later, you will be presented with song title, duration, and a dozen of available output options with different formats, resolutions, codecs and sizes. You just need to choose any one as you like.

* If you want to download several songs from YouTube at one go, simply repeat the first two steps before any further action.
* If you want to convert the YouTube songs from video to audio format like YouTube to MP3, YouTube to M4R for iPhone ringtone, you can turn to VideoProc for help. Its trial version enables you to free convert music videos (no more than 5 minutes) to various music formats.

Free Download Songs from YouTube

Step 3. Save and download songs from YouTube immediately.
Tap "Browse" button to specify a folder (of the PC hard drive or iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.) to save to-be downloaded YouTube song(s). Then, press "Download" button to move to the process of YouTube song download.

Once you finish downloading, you can transfer the songs from PC to iPhone or other mobile devices and carry along the songs with you on the move and listen to them even without internet connection. In addition, you can also transfer the songs to iTunes music collection.

Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate downloading copyright content for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the copyright laws in your countries before doing so.

VideoProc Box


Best video/music downloader & converter, video editor, DVD converter, video/webcam recorder for Windows (10) and Mac. Ultrafast video processing speed with Nvidia/Intel/AMD hardware acceleration.

For PC and Mac only. Go to mobile page.

How to Use | Contact Support | Learn More

About the Author

Donna Peng    Donna Peng@DonnaPeng

Donna Peng has been working as a copywriter in Digiarty Software for many years. She has written loads of articles to help people handle their DVDs, videos and other stuff.

Related Articles

Home > Resource > Download Songs from YouTube Free

Easy to Use Video DVD Software

  • DVD Ripper: Rip & backup DVDs.
  • VideoProc: Convert, edit and process.
  • MediaTrans: Transfer, manage iOS files.

Home | About | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Agreement | News | Contact Us | Resource

Copyright © 2019 Digiarty Software, Inc. All rights reserved

Any third party product names and trademarks used in this website are property of their respective owners. All the related logos and images, including but not limited to Apple's iPhone®, iPod®, iPad®, iTunes® and Mac® are registered trademarks of their own. Digiarty Software, Inc. is not owned by or affiliated with Apple Inc. and any of those companies.