Top 13 Alternatives to Easily Rip YouTube to MP3

Posted by Bertha Miller to Video Downloader, YouTube Download | Last Updated on Dec.3, 2018

It sure feels like is getting down permanently after being sued by labels like Sony Music due to copyright infringement. Like it or loathe it, you have to say goodbye to the world's largest YouTube to MP3 audio ripping site. Your real concern should not be whether the site would be come back or not since there are tons of websites similar to the site. We round up the best alternatives that will be your long-term solutions to convert YouTube to MP3 on Mac/PC. Comment below if you find out any good alternatives.

1. MacX Video Converter Pro - A Desktop Alternative Much Better than Others

Most sites like are brimming with ads, redirects and even malware. What's more, YouTube to MP3 conversion speed varies from time to time on these sites. Many newly released music videos are not allowed to rip on alternative websites. A reliable desktop free YouTube MP3 downloader and converter, MacX Video Converter Pro is a better choice.

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* 100% clean and safe, no ads, no plugin, no popping ups, and no redirects.
* download YouTube video on Mac/PC to MP3 and many other 200+ audio video formats.
* Convert videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo, 300+ sites to MP3 and other formats.
* Support to convert videos of any format and any resolution (up to 4K, 8K) without stuttering.
* Thanks to HT tech, Intel QSV acceleration, HQ Engine, the alternative can convert YouTube to MP3 with 5x faster speed than others and untouched quality.

Have to download the YouTube to MP3 converter for Mac or for Windows first.

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2. onlinevideoconverter

Onlinevideoconverter is a top-ranking online YouTube to MP3 converter website similar to It helps users rip YouTube videos/URLs to MP3 without length and the number of file limits.

No register is required.
Support to convert YouTube to MP3, as well as AAC, OGG, M4A, FLAC etc. mainstream audio formats.
Convert MP3 audio from Vimeo, Dailymotion etc. video sharing sites.
Offer audio quality ranging from 64kbps to 320kbps.

Too many ads and redirets on this YouTube-mp3 alternative site.
YouTube to MP3 ripping speed and stability varies from time to time.
YouTube-mp3 was not working , it always pops up error message of "this video cannot be converted, please try another link."
The alternative to doesn't work on iPhone iPad. similar sites

3. convert2mp3

Convert2mp3 is other popular alternative. The online free YouTube downloader requires no registration, and is very easy to begin with.

Support to convert YouTube to six audio formats including MP3.
Download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Clipfish, Instagram to MP4/MP3.
Provide ID3 tag editor on settings area to customize MP3 ID3 tag.
Convert YouTube to MP3 to iPhone, iPad, Android devices.

The similar website is also brimming with ads and redirects.
Error of "this video can not be converted" always pops up due to copyright.

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4. listentoyoutube

Quite clean web design.
The alternative is easy to use. No register.
Preview before downloading YouTube to MP3.
Support to download YouTube Red and some newly released YouTube music video.

Misleading download buttons, adware.
Limited to download YouTube to MP3 audio format. alternative


It is also totally free, no sign up.
The alternative to can download and convert YouTube online videos to MP4 and MP3.
Download and convert YouTube URL to MP4/MP3 and save it to Dropbox.

Click the black Download button on the webiste, you'll be directed to another site to install software.
A lot of music videos on YouTube are not supported to convert to MP3 via the similar website, with a error message of "the YouTube video you try to convert is blacklisted due to a DMCA requrest.

6. converto

Its YouTube to MP3 conversion speed is good.
Allow users to edit ID2 tags, like artist, title, album.
Support many new music video releases on YouTube.
Users can cut videos before conversion on the alternative site.

The site like is brimming with annoying ads.
YouTube to MP3 download links is only valid 24 hours.


Download YouTube to MP3, or M4A, AAC, MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, 3GP.
Support ripping videos from vimeo and many other sites to MP3.
The alternative offers different sizes and quality to choose from.
Have addons for faster and easier YouTube to MP3 conversion.

The alternaive to is not available for videos containing music.

List of Top Alternative Websites

You have many alternatives to choose from. Below are some good options if the site is down. But similar websites are easily removed due to copyright infringement. Note that it is illegal to download YouTube to MP3 through similar sites without permission of copyright holders. Check how to download YouTube videos legally.

* theyoump3 - The alternative to converts video on 12 sites including YouTube to MP3(max. 192kbps) and MP4 video.
* 2conv - Convert videos from YouTube to MP3, MP4, MP4 HD, AVI and AVI HD. Few ads but slow conversion speed.
* convertmemp3 - Convert YouTube videos to MP3, MP4 and MP4 HD. Redirects, clean site, fast conversion speed.
* flv2mp3 - Support to convert YouTube to MP3, AVI and MP3 in a click but with quite slow speed.
* YoutubeMP3 - The YouTube-mp3 alternative can convert YouTube to MP3 with high audio quality (up to 320kbps).
* MP3Fiber - Download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, FB, Vimeo to MP3 in 256kbps. Too many ads.

Author: Bertha Miller | Updated on Dec 3, 2018

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