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[Updated] Best YouTube Converters 100% Reliable and Safe

A YouTube converter lets you save YouTube videos to local computers or mobiles in the formats you want. However, not all the YouTube video converters online are made equally. Some are loaded with bugs and malware while some others are not authorized to convert YouTube videos containing music or in higher resolutions like 4K and 8K. Here we list the best YouTube converter websites online & desktop apps that are 100% workable and safe.

Part 1- Best Free YouTube Converters Online
Part 2- Best Safe YouTube Converters Desktop

List of Best Free YouTube Converter Websites Online


FLVto is a useful and free website that will convert YouTube into MP4, MP3, and AVI/MP4 HD. And if you install its desktop converter, you can convert YouTube videos to more formats, including mp3, mp4, avi, wav, aac, mov, wmv, and wma. In addition to YouTube, it also supports TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo, and more sites. In fact, the site is regarded as one of the best YouTube to mp3 converter online.

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Best YouTube Converter Online - FLVto

2. VideoGrabber

VideoGrabber is able to grab YouTube videos in formats such as MP4, MP3, FLV, 3GP, WEBM, etc. To convert a YouTube video, first enter the YouTube URL, click Download, and select the video quality and format. Then it will start to play the video. You need to click the three dots on the screen and select Download to save the YouTube video. If you want to convert YouTube videos in 4K and even 8K, you need to download its Pro version. Besides, it’s also an online video editor, converter, and recorder.

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Best YouTube Converter Online - VideoGrabber

3. Convert2MP3

Convert2MP3s.net is a free online YouTube converter website that will convert YouTube to MP4 & MP3 in various quality options. It supports several other video sites like Facebook, Instagram, Dailymotion, Vimeo, etc. There is also a browser extension available. The plugin can freely convert YouTube videos to more audio and video formats in 1080P and 4K quality. It’s 100% free & safe, no registration required.  

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Best YouTube Converter Online - Convert2MP3

4. Y2Mate

Y2mate is one of the best YouTube converters online to convert YouTube videos in MP4, MP3 in HD quality. With a YouTube video link, you can easily convert it into MP3, MP4, 3GP, FLV, AVI formats, etc. The YouTube converter works with all computers, tablets, mobiles, and operating systems. It supports a plethora of websites including the likes of YouTube, Dailymotion, Facebook, Youku, Vimeo among others.

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Best YouTube Converter Online - Y2mate

5. Converto

Converto is one of the best online sites to convert YouTube videos to MP4 and MP3. The conversion speed is really fast. You simply need to paste the YouTube URL > Convert > wait to process and then download the converted file. It requires no registration or installatioin. What we don't like about the site is that the conversion and download will redirect twice.

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Best YouTube Converter Online - Converto

Best YouTube Converters to Convert YouTube Fast & Safely

With free YouTube converter websites online, you don't need not go through cumbersome and time-consuming installation processes. However, you still have to face the following problems:
• Limited output formats and limited file size & resolution.
• Inevitable redirects to suspicious websites, and the annoying ads.
• The conversion speed relies on your internet speed, especially when you convert a long YouTube video.
• Moreover, many online YouTube converting tools won't last long.
For this reason, the desktop YouTube converters provide a more reliable and safer way.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe – the best YouTube video converter for MP3, MP4, etc.

• Convert YouTube to MP4, MP3, H.264, HEVC, M4V, MPEG4, MOV, as well as other 350+ formats;
• Support YouTube videos from SD to 4K and 8K and convert them as is without quality loss;
• Batch download and convert YouTube playlists & channels in clicks;
• Supports YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, Dailymotion, and 1000+ online sites.
• It's 5x faster than other converters with Level-3 Hardware Acceleration tech based on Intel QSV, Nvidia, and AMD.
• It will also convert local videos in any formats to YouTube accepted format & size for easier upload.

How to Convert YouTube to MP4, MP3, etc. Easily

First, open the YouTube vidoe you want to convert. Then free download and install the YouTube video converter on your computer.
Free download Windows version
Free download MacOS version

Step 1: Add the YouTube video URL
Launch the best YouTube converter and click the "URL" button on the top toolbar. Then copy the URL of the YouTube video you want to convert and paste it to the bar in the pop-up window. Click Analyze.

Step 2: Analyze YouTube URL
It may take seconds to detect the YouTube video info. Then there will be multiple output options varying in file format, video resolution, size, and codec. Simply choose anyone you like. After that, tick the Auto convert option.

Best YouTube converter with High Quality
Add YouTube URL

Step 3: Select an output format
Click OK and an Output Profile box will automatically pop up. You can choose from 350+ video & audio formats as well as ready profiles for popular mobiles, TVs, webs, etc. For example, you can select to convert YouTube to iPhone MP3/MP4. There are also options to let you edit, cut, trim, crop, adjust the aspect ratio, etc.

Step 4: Start to convert YouTube videos
Now hit the big blue RUN button to convert the YouTube videos. Before that, don't forget the tick the Hardware Accelerator box on the main interface, which will use GPU acceleration to speed up the conversion.

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Convert YouTube videos with high quality


author-Donna Peng

Donna Peng

Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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