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A recommended youtube to mp3 converter?


macrumors member
Original poster
Apr 21, 2009
My go-to converter seems to no longer function.. for months now it "says" under maintenance come back in an hour

Can someone recommend a youtube to mp3 to itunes converter. I am on El Capitan OS.
Thank you

High Desert

macrumors regular
Nov 26, 2015
Powell Butte, Or.
Got the same issue and question here. Looks like the Youtube mp3 converter was taken offline due to threat of lawsuit. I have spent the morning trying to find a free alternative that is clean (no ads, hidden costs, etc) like like the Youtube converter. Most everything I have looked at either has limitations on downloads, tons of ads, or junk that runs in the background trying to access contacts, locations, phone, etc. If someone knows of a good replacement, I'd be real interested.


Sep 21, 2012
In the middle of several books.
Downie. It will give you the ability to download video from a lot of different sites, as well as extracting audio from YouTuibe videos etc to mp3. I have been using the software for several years and have had no problems. It works well and the developer is great with user response and updates.
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