YouTube has become undoubtedly one of the largest video sharing website around the globe. Some people download the music videos from the YouTube and convert them to MP3 for listening. Nowadays, you do not have to go through a hassle way to convert the YouTube Videos to the MP3. You can also use the Google Chrome extensions to download YouTube to MP3. Recently, Google has removed all the extensions from the Google Chrome Store and you will have to manually install the extensions. For this purpose, you will need to enable the developer mode in the Google Chrome. We have found 5 Google chrome extensions which are working perfectly now.

Part 1. Top 5 Extensions for Google Chrome to Download YouTube to MP3

1.Full Rip

Full Rip is a third party chrome extensions developed by the “FullRip.Net”, another famous web service to convert YouTube videos to Mp3. It will rip the Mp3 files from the YouTube videos and you will be able to download those files on your computer. This tool will add two buttons just below the YouTube Video, one is to download MP3 and the other one is to download video. Lastly, it does not shed any light on the Mp3 quality and you cannot simply change the bitrate of the Mp3 file.

Advantages:

  • 1-Click download operation
  • Fully functional
  • Works to download Audio or Video Files

Disadvantages:

  • Very complicated method to install the extension
  • Not suitable for every user
  • Does not provide any information about Audio quality

Ratings: 3/5

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2. YouTube Center

YouTube Center is another extension which was removed from the Google Chrome store and the developer have provided two different mirrors to install the chrome extension. The process to install the extension is pretty much similar to the Full Rip and you will have to enable the “Developer Mode” in the Google Chrome to complete the installation process. This extension has tons of feature and the detailed list can be checked on the official page of developer on Git Hub.

Advantages:

  • Tons of features
  • Works with latest versions of Google Chrome
  • Easily download Mp3 from the YouTube

Disadvantages:

  • Installation process is very complicated
  • Needs to activate Developer’s mode
  • No option to change track information

Ratings: 3/5

3. YouTube Mp3

It is one of the most famous extension offered by the “YouTube-Mp3.org”. This process of installation of this tweak is similar to other ones and a small download button will be added right next to the title of the video. It will automatically download the YouTube as the Mp3 track and you don’t need to convert the track. The best thing about this service is the efficiency and the speed, we can safely say that it was one of the fastest chrome extensions to download Mp3 tracks.

Advantages:

  • Fast, Efficient and Reliable
  • 1-Click Download Method

Disadvantages:

  • Audio Quality is not up to the mark
  • No option to download YouTube Playlists

Ratings:4/5

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4.FLV to

FLV to is one of the oldest web service which was used to download and convert YouTube videos to Mp3 tracks. FLV to extension will simply add “Convert to Mp3” button just below the video and by clicking on the button, you will be able to download the YouTube to Mp3 track. It is the simplest and fastest method to download any YouTube video but does not work with the “Playlist” and required to enable developer mode for installation in Google Chrome.

Advantages:

  • Fast and simple
  • 1-click conversion process
  • Instantly download the Mp3 tracks

Disadvantages:

  • Needs to enable developer mode on Chrome
  • No option to download Playlists from YouTube.

Ratings:3/5

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5. Clipconverter.cc

The last but not the least extension is the Clipconverter which does not require to enable the “Developer mode”. All you will need to do is another extension from the Google Chrome and after that you will be able to download Mp3 track from the website. It is one of my most favorite extension as it provides tons of features and it is pretty quick. It will also install the “Download” button below the video but by clicking on the video, it will navigate to their website. Where you can select the options for the Output Mp3 track.

Advantages:

  • Options to select the Output quality of Mp3 track
  • Doesn’t require enabling of the Developer’s mode
  • Options to download the High Quality Videos

Disadvantages:

  • No 1-click option
  • Web interface is not user-friendly .

Ratings:4/5

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Part 2. Disadvantages of Using Chrome Extension to Download YouTube to Mp3:

Google chrome extensions have certain disadvantages, ever since Google has removed them from the official Chrome store, it is becoming difficult to install them. Unlike Firefox, there are very few extensions available and some of them do not even have an active download link. Similarly, it is not feasible for every basic user to install the third party chrome extensions to download YouTube to Mp3. Moreover, there is no option to select the output quality of the Mp3 tracks and you cannot even download a complete Playlist using these extensions. We have found a perfect solution to fix such problems; iMusic for Windows and Mac OS X.

Part 3. iMusic – Best Software to Download YouTube to MP3

iMusic is all-in-one solution to download, record, transfer and even manage music on Windows and Mac OS X. You can download music from more than 3000 different website including YouTube, Spotify and Apple music. Apart from single tracks, you can also download a complete Playlist with only one click. Once you will play a video in your browser, a notification will pop-up asking you to download the video. One of the major problem is the missing artwork and track information with the YouTube downloaded tracks but this problem can also be fixed with iMusic. You will not have to do anything, iMusic will automatically add all information about the track. It can also manage the music library present on your computer. You can delete the duplicate tracks, transfer them to your Smartphone such as iPhone or Android or can make new Playlist in the iMusic.


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