YouTube downloader website, YouTube-MP3 shut down; top 5 alternatives

YouTube-MP3- The world’s largest and most popular YouTube movies/audio download website shut down

If you are a YouTuber or YouTube fan, chances are that you probably might have used YouTube-MP3.Org to download your favorite song in MP3. This was the largest and most popular website on the Internet used by millions to convert the copyrighted YouTube songs into free MP3s.

YouTube-MP3, one of the most top free YouTube Mp3 convert and download sites is soon shutting down, thanks to the music industry. The Anti-piracy group led by RIAA, the chief arm of music industry’s anti-piracy drive have managed to get a court order from a federal court in the United States to shut down.

The anti-piracy groups who have their eyes peeled on torrent websites have now turned to the YouTube to MP3 and MP4 converter websites. According to Torrent Freak, the admin of — who was sued by the Recording Industry Association of America last year — has apparently agreed to hand his site over to the RIAA in return for a certain unknown settlement.

According to the settlement documentation, the site’s operator is restrained from “knowingly designing, developing, offering, or operating any technology or service that allows or facilitates the practice commonly known as ‘streamripping.’”

Users may still see the familiar homepage of but as soon as you try to input a YouTube URL and try to convert, you will get a popup indicating  “this service is not available from your jurisdiction.”

Though there are still hundreds of YouTube to MP3 or MP4 converter websites, was non-frills and easy to use music converting website and will be missed by millions of music lovers who used it regularly. We are making a list of top five free online YouTube to MP3 converters which we have checked and tested for malware. The links have been removed so as not to be made a party to copyright infringement.

Top 5 Free Online YouTube to MP3 Convertering Websites

#1: ListenToYouTube

ListenToYouTube is the most famous free YouTube to MP3 converter online. No signup is needed. Simply copy and paste the YouTube video URL and it will download the Flash video to its server. After the downloading, it will extract the MP3 audio files and give you a download link to get the MP3 files. However, sometimes the quality of the MP3 files is not as good as you’ve expected.

#2: Video2MP3

Video2MP3 is another great free online YouTube to MP3 converter that is quite easy to use. It claims to be the most reliable free YouTube video to MP3 converter online over the web. Most of the popular video services providers like Dailymotion, MyVideo, etc. are well supported. Simply copy the video link to the converter box and you’ll get the MP3 files in a few minutes. What’s more, this tool allows you to choose the quality to your needs.

#3: VidToMP3

VidToMP3 is a new site that gives you an easy way to download videos from YouTube and convert them to MP3 for playing on your MP3 player. In addition to YouTube, it also well supports other popular video sites like Dailymotion, Metacafe, Veoh, Break, Vimeo and tons of other similar sites. To download YouTube to MP3 online with this service, simply copy the URL of the page with video and paste it into the box, then click Download and wait. When the conversion completes, a pop-up window will guide you to download the MP3 files.


FLVTO is another amazing tool to convert YouTube to MP3 online easily. Different from other free online YouTube converter to MP3, its web page is quite attractive. Usually, the quality of the MP3 audio files you get is high and the downloading speed is relatively fast. The same as other utilities, you just need to enter the YouTube video link and click Convert to extract MP3 files from online YouTube videos.

#5: YouTubeToMP3

YouTube to MP3 is a new site that allows you to convert and download the audio from YouTube video’s for free! Simply Paste the link to the youtube video you’d like download in the form above then select the output format and click the convert button. Wait while Youtube MP3 converts your file to your desired format and download. It’s that easy!!!

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