There are millions of songs on YouTube. However, just a few people know that one can download these songs and save them on their devices for free. In this article, I will give you a few tips on how to download music from YouTube for free.
Visit YouTube Website
You need to visit the official YouTube website for you to be able to download music from it. You can even register for an account, but if you have a Google account, you don’t have to. On the homepage of the YouTube website, you will see several channels and trending videos according to your location. You may even find the song that you are looking for here.
Look for the Song that You Want to Download
There is a search bar on the homepage of the YouTube website. You can type the name of the song that you want to download and click ‘search.’ If you can’t remember the exact name of the song, type what you know about it. For instance, you can type a phrase of its lyrics or the name of the artist. A long list of songs appears, arranged from the most relevant to the least relevant to the search query. If your desired song is on the list, click on it. If it is not, continue looking for it by refining the search criteria until you get it.
Proceed to Download the Song
At this stage, there are several routes that you can follow to download the song. I will explain the simplest. On the webpage address bar, where we have the song’s URL, type ‘ss’ just before the name URL and press enter. You will be directed to another site, SaveFrom.net which will allow you to download the song for free. You can download and install SaveFrom.net to make it easier to download other songs from YouTube for free in the future.
Change the Format of the Song if Needed
Before you download the song, you may want to change its format. Songs on YouTube are available in several formats. The most common format is MP3. Nonetheless, SaveFrom.net allows you to choose the format that you want to save the song in. Once you choose the desired format, click on ‘download. Choose the folder where you want to save your song and watch it download in a few seconds.
Play and Enjoy
Congratulations! You have just downloaded a song from YouTube for free. If the download was successful, you can revisit the song from the folder where it is saved and play it. You can download other songs at your pleasure.
Don’t Ignore Legal Issues
Finally, you want to be sure that you are not infringing on someone’s copyright by downloading their music from YouTube for free. YouTube covers you against copyright infringement if you adhere to its terms of service. It is therefore important that you read and understand YouTube’s terms of service and adhere to them religiously.