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

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.

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Free YouTube Songs Downloader & Converter

WinX YouTube Downloader - Free download any songs from YouTube to MP4, FLV, 3GP, WebM. (Win 10 also supported.)

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe - Free download and convert YouTube 5-min MVs to MP3, AAC, AC3, iPhone ringtone, etc.

WinX HD Video Converter 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)

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 300+ 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 WinX HD Video Converter for Mac.)

Free Download Songs from YouTube

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 WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe for help. Its trial version enables you to free convert music videos (no more than 5 minutes) to various music formats.

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.

All-in-one YouTube Song MP3 Downloader and Converter for PC/MacWinX HD Video Converter Deluxe/for Mac

- Free download songs music from YouTube, Vevo, Dailymotion and other 300+ video-sharing sites on PC and Mac;
- Free convert (YouTube) music videos to MP3, AAC, AC3, WMA, FLAC, iPhone ringtone, etc. (Trial version allows users to convert 5-minute videos.)
- Convert videos among MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, HEVC, MKV, AVCHD, M2TS, etc;
- Convert videos to iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Samsung, HTC, Google, Kindle Fire, Sony, Microsoft, etc;
- Convert 8K FUHD, 4K UHD, 1080p HD, 720p HD, SD videos.

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