YouTube-mp3.org went into a big crisis at the beginning of 2016 October, which was sued by music labels, Universal Music Group (UMG), Warner Bros, Sony Music and others for copyright infringement. Although YouTube mp3 announced it is legal to download YouTube contents in German and there is no violation of YouTube Terms of Service for nonuse of YouTube API, this biggest YouTube ripping service faces shutdown due to the lawsuit. Till February 2017, YouTube mp3 still gives a maintenance message not allowing users to download and convert YouTube videos. When will YouTube mp3 recover or is it down forever? Nobody knows. But here, we would like to tell you how to fix YouTube mp3 not working issues.
Apart from present legal issue which probably causes YouTube mp3 not working problem, we find this service had experienced "won't download/convert" error several times before.
Questions from Yahoo Answers:
"So everytime I paste my link in and click convert it re loads the page but won't let me download it as there's no option anymore."
"Why won't youtube-mp3.org download full song. It only downloads 3:10 of a 4:27 song."
To fix those "YouTube mp3 won't work" issues, we suggest you to get an alternative. What kind of YouTube-mp3.org alternative can we take? And, what's the best one?
1. Online YouTube to MP3 Converter Sites
Like Youtube-mp3.org, online YouTube to MP3 converter sites offers a pretty convenient solution to download YouTube videos to MP3. Paste the video URL to address bar of the page and click Convert. After the video is converted, click Download button to get MP3 file. Also, some online converters will offer several output formats more than MP3, for example M4A, FLAC, MP4. Top YouTube mp3 alternative sites with well working include clipconverter.cc, youtube2mp3.cc, convert2mp3.net, listentoyoutube.com.
2. YouTube to MP3 Plug-ins for Browsers
While YouTube mp3 not working, try to install YouTube to MP3 plug-ins for browsers. Simply open your browser and turn to add-ons or extensions page. Input the keywords "YouTube to MP3" to load results. You can make a decision according to top-rated list or users' reviews. Also, the following introduced extensions are for your reference: Easy YouTube Video Downloader, YouTube Mp3 Converter, MP3 Downloader.
>> Easy YouTube to MP3 Downloader Add-on for Firefox User Guide
3. YouTube to MP3 Downloader for Desktop
Lots of YouTube to MP3 downloader desktop software swarm into the market aiming at offering users a solid and easy solution to convert YouTube videos to MP3. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is highly-recommended one which is not only available to change video format but download and convert online (YouTube) videos to various audios, videos including MP3, FLAC, AAC, AC3, M4A, MP4, AVI, FLV, MOV etc, while keeping original quality. Thanks to advanced technologies, Hyper-threading Tech, Multi-core and Hardware Encoder, it can deliver No.1 fast speed to convert YouTube videos to MP3.
All above types of YouTube to MP3 tools can help us escape from YouTube mp3 not working problem but desktop software is recognized as the best Youtube-mp3.org alternative for reasons as below:
• Online video converters and browser add-ons are not so stable. Even the recommended sites and plug-ins had been reported not working unexpectedly once.
• Security problem of online video converters and browser add-ons exist all the time. Although some are verified as no threats but pop-ups and on-site ads always bother users.
We will keep track of YouTube-mp3.org and give an update once new info is revealed.
• Quickly download and convert YouTube (music) videos to MP3, FLAC, AAC, AC3, M4A etc, with hi-fi sounds.
• Free download videos from 300+ sites (Vimeo, Dailymotion, Vevo, MTV and more) besides YouTube and convert downloaded videos to audio.
• Also available to convert local and online videos to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, WebM, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Surface Pro, Xbox, PS3/4 etc.
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