How to Listen to YouTube Music Offline for Free
Do you want to know the methods to listen to YouTube Music offline for free?
YouTube Music is an online music and video service which is similar to Spotify and Apple Music. You can use it on your mobile devices and computer. Its popularity is far less than Spotify, but it has many uncommon content including live recordings, one-offs, and so on that you cannot find on other platforms. Now YouTube Music has obtained more than 50 million subscribers. The requirements that people for it are also more and more. Looking for ways to listen to YouTube Music offline for free is one of those requirements. To solve this problem, this article summarizes two methods as follows.
What Should We Know About YouTube Music
You can listen to all of the music on YouTube Music for free, but if you want to listen to or download music on it for free, you should be a Premiere Subscriber and then you can get the authority to download music on it. Moreover, when you use the free version, you will always hear ads while listening to music which would be an annoying experience. The most efficient method for these two annoyances is to subscribe the Premiere. However, it is not so affordable for some people. Now let us learn how to listen to music on YouTube Music offline without ads for free.
Method 1: Listen to YouTube Music Offline for Free with TunesKit Audio Capture
In terms of recording music, TunesKit Audio Capture shows an excellent ability. It allows users to record any music from any music platform in a few steps with high-quality audio. Except for streaming music, it can also record the music from all kinds of videos from different sources on your computer. About the output format of the recorded music, almost all common audio formats can be found on this software such as MP3, M4A, AAC, and FLAC.
Using TunesKit Audio Capture to download YouTube Music makes it possible to enjoy music offline for free forever. Here is the steps to download music from YouTube Music.
TunesKit Audio Capture Key Features
Visit the official website of TunesKit Audio Capture to download and install the software;
Open the software and click the ＋ icon to add a search engine to the software; here we take Google as an example;
Click the Format icon on the bottom right of the homepage to set the output format of the music you want;
Click the Chrome icon to enter the search engine and then enter the official website of YouTube Music;
Find the music you want to download and start playing it; TunesKit Audio Capture will start recording it automatically;
When you finish recording the music, you can click the Stop button to end it; if you want to continue recording other songs, you can start playing them as previous step until you record all of the music you want;
Move your mouse to each recorded music, you will see two icons, Edit and Rename; you can click the corresponding icon to rename or edit the music you have recorded;
Click the Save button to save them to your computer and TunesKit Audio Capture; You can find the recorded music in the History list on Audio Capture by clicking the Converted icon next to the Format icon; Move your mouse to each music, you can find a Search icon; click it, you will find the location on your computer.
After you download music from YouTube Music, you can transfer it to any device you want. At the same time, you will never hear ads when you listen to them.
Method 2: Enjoy YouTube Music Offline with Online Tools
In a way, YouTube Music is one of the YouTube services, so some tools adaptable for YouTube are also effective for YouTube Music. Here are some online tools to download YouTube Music so that you can listen to YouTube Music offline for free.
This online tool allows you to convert YouTube videos and YouTube Music to MP3. you just need to do three steps to get a piece of YouTube Music.
Step 1: Enter the official website of YouTube Music and start playing the music you want to download and then copy the URL of the song;
Step 2: Paste the URL to the YTMP3 bar and click the Convert button;
Step 3: Click the MP3 to download the song.
This online tool can help you easily convert YouTube videos and YouTube Music files with just one click.
Step 1: Find the music you want to download and copy the URL of the music;
Step 2: Paste the URL to the OnlyMP3 bar and then click the Convert button;
Step 3: Click the Download button to save the music to your local file.
FAQ about YouTube Music
1. How much is YouTube Music offline?
Officially, you can choose to subscribe to YouTube Music Premium ($10 a month, mainly music) or YouTube Premium ($12 a month, music and videos). If you don’t want to subscribe, you can try the methods above.
2. Why won’t YouTube Music play offline with Premiere?
Just like any other streaming app out there, YouTube Music is full of different settings that you can configure to your personal preferences. If YouTube Music is not playing your downloaded songs, there's a very good chance that your “Download an offline mixtape” option is disabled.
3. What can I get if I subscribe to YouTube Music Premium?
After you subscribe for a Premiere, you will enjoy music without any ads. You can listen to music background and offline. You will get higher-quality playback.
The methods above are useful and you can choose the one suitable for you. TunesKit Audio Capture has comprehensive features as a multifunctional YouTube Music downloader. You can also use those online tools to help you listen to YouTube Music offline for free. But you should notice that online tools are not so stable. Hope this article helps you.