How to convert music from YouTube to iTunes

A lot of people are asking the same question on how to convert music from YouTube to iTunes. While the question is not really correct, as both of them are popular services and not the formats, the problem stays the same. What to do if you want to go from clips on YouTube to music on iTunes, keeping the quality and adding it to your library. Unfortunately, there is no straight way to convert one into another. The good news is that there are lots of tools that help to convert music. Let’s discuss the most popular.

Softorino Converter 2

Softorino is considered to be one of the fastest and easiest converters that let you save all the content to the library on iTunes. If you prefer to use iTunes for listening to music, you may want to use this converter. Softorino Converter 2 was released in 2016 and since that time it became popular among YouTube users.

The program positions itself as a multi-tool. It can be a fast Instagram and Facebook downloading app, besides YouTube to iTunes converter. Softorino also sends music directly to iPhone from YouTube, not involving iTunes or other third-party programs.

The complete manual on how to convert music from YouTube to iTunes:

  • The first step is to download Softorino Converter on your device and install it. The app works great with both Mac and Windows. This converter is free, so go to its official website and click on the button. Wait for a few seconds until it will be downloaded and install.

  • Step 2 is to open the app and select the settings you want.  There are several options that appear in front of you on the screen. You will be offered to search clips from YouTube, Soundcloud or Vimeo.

  • Underneath the searching bar, you will see the options for conversion.  You may choose from Video, Audio, Ringtone. Decide whether it will be Original, AAC, or MP3. You will be able to pick the mode of the video or music you want to be converted to.

  • And the last thing to do is to choose where you want to save this file to. It can be your laptop with a Windows or Mac system, iPhone, iPod, or iTunes.

  • Hit the Convert & Transfer to iTunes orange button. The whole process will begin. After a couple of seconds, you will receive the music converted into the library on iTunes.

YouTube to MP3 Converter

This is another converter that may be handy. It is also free and easy to navigate. All you need is to download it from reliable websites.

  • Open the clip you wanted to download on YouTube in the browser you are using. Copy the URL by clicking right on the address from the address bar.

  • Go to YouTube to MP3 Converter and click right again to choose Paste URL. The link will be added to the list of downloads in the program. Another way to add the link is to drag and drop it.

  • There is no limit to YouTube clips you may add at the same time. The converter is able to recognize playlists and convert music from them as well.

  • Go to iTunes options of export. Open window Preferences there and switch it to Audio Output. Check whether Ass to iTunes is enabled for you.  While you are still there, you can adjust the quality of music you will receive at the end and select the playlist on iTunes that you will add converted music to after all.

  • Now click button Start in the info panel of the video to start the process of conversion. You may choose button Start at the upper right corner of the window, if you want to convert all the clips from YouTube you have in your list of downloads.

You will have to wait, until the process of conversion takes place. Once the conversion is over the music you have selected from YouTube is inside the iTunes. If you need to find the local copies of files, hit button Locate.

Flvto YouTube Downloader

  • Go to the website and download the app YouTube Downloader. It is free.

  • Open it and paste the link of chosen YouTube video that you need to convert into the search bar in the center of your screen. Now press button Convert.

  • After that press, button Add to iTunes, with the music note icon on it.

  • Go to your iTunes and drag the file to the Store. That’s it.

4K Video Downloader

  • This app allows you to download playlists or channels of favorite artists from YouTube:

  • Find 4K Video Downloader and download and install the app. It is better to download it from official website. The app is available for Windows, Mac, Linux.

  • Now go to the YouTube service and find the music you want to convert into iTunes. Copy the URL from the browser.

  • Open the 4K Video Downloader and press Paste Link big green button, in the left upper corner of the screen.

  • After that select the format M4A in section Extract Audio and press Extract.

  • To open files you have to pick the Show in Folder with the right click of the mouse.

  • Pick the file you want to convert to iTunes and select the option Open with iTunes.

  • That’s it. You can upload the file you have chosen to iPod, iPad and iPhone as well.

YouTube is a nice place to listen to your favorite music. But sometimes iTunes is more convenient. While there is no official converter, you can use numerous options proposed here or find your own way. The main condition of any converter is that it must be reliable. Makes sure it does not contain malicious software before you start to download the unknown app.