Review of 20 online youtube to audio converters

There’s a ton of online of online youtube to mp3 converters, but which are the best for getting audio from youtube? Here’s a review of 20 different converters.


Caches videos, good speed, allows you to search for videos on their site rather than copying a youtube URL, shows soundcloud results. Quality is 96kbps.


Caches previously downloaded videos making it the fastest by far. Even easier to use with the firefox addon. Preserves file names, mp3 only.

disadvantages: won’t work with some videos on vevo, occasional popup ads.


Also caches videos, only slightly slower than video2mp3. No ads. Doesn’t keep file names, mp3, mp4, 3gp, flv.


good speed, allows editing of tags (title, artist, genre, etc.) and change start and end time. mp3, mp4, flv.


fast, flv and mp4 download.

youtubegold, youtubetomp3, listentoyoutube, vid2mp3,

listed in rough order of speed


sends download link to your email, keeps file names, average speed

Nothing special

grab-tube (didn’t work)

online-video-converter (didn’t work)

gazzump (limit 3 per day after registering)

flvto (didn’t work)

vixy (didn’t work)

catchyoutube (didn’t work)

getaudiofromvideo (didn’t work) (not free)

youtubedroid (didn’t work)

youtube-converter-online (didn’t work)

download-my-youtube (didn’t work)

eyoutube (didn’t work)

if you have any comments about these or more online to converters not listed here, please comment! :D

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