how do i convert youtube videos to mp3?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by happy chaos, Sep 21, 2011.

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    happy chaos

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    I just want to know how to do it. Don't give me crap!! haha. idk how to use this so I hope this is right. I have a macbook pro & I wanna know whats the best converter to use & what I have to do. Thankssss:)
     
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    happy chaos

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    Install one or the other and follow the instructions that come with the app.
     
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    What does this have to do with a MacBook Air?
     
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    I'd say at a guess because that's the platform he wants to do the extracting on ;)
     
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    but he said he has a macbook pro lulw00t?
    Also, whatever GGJ said. RTFM (read the ********** manual).
     
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    first of all, I messed up I meant I have a macbook air. Second of all, I'm a chick. I don't know **** about computers.... so thats why I am asking. So thanks.... I don't really know what to do

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    Thanks for perpetuating the assumption the being a "chick" means you can't know what you're doing on a computer.

    This is not a hardware question. You should go ask one of the software forums. "Digital Audio" might be a good place to start: http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?f=81
     
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    I don't need to watch my mouth. It's a known abbreviation (RTFM), which is really accurate since most people don't even read the manual and expect everything to be fun and easy and be served in a gold plate before them.
    Anyway, to your question:
    Download iExtractMP3.
    This is an app that converts flash videos to mp3 music files.
    The flash videos can be downloaded from safari. When you're in a youtube video, press CMD+Option (alt)+A. This will bring up the activity window of Safari. Search there for a big file (2mb-5mb, maybe even 10 or more), which will be the video. Then you can drag&drop the file you want into the download window of safari (which I don't know the shortcut too, but you can open it from the tools or something).
    Ok. Your file started downloading. Now convert it with iExtractMP3.
     

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