Convert YouTube to mp3 on Mac with Elmedia Player PRO
How to convert YouTube to mp3
Download Elmedia Player and install it on your computer
You can download Elmedia Player from this web page and install it by dragging the APP file onto your Applications folder. Launch Elmedia Player.
Enter the link into player
Enter the link to the video into Elmedia Player and click "Go" button. The downloads list will fill with the resources found at the specified address. Switch to "Video" and you will see the FLV files (the format usually used for uploading to YouTube).
Save the video to hard drive
Press "Download" button and Elmedia Player will start saving the video. If you haven't activated Elmedia Player PRO yet, enter the activation code received after you placed an order with Eltima Software and press OK.
Get the .m4a audio
Run your Quick Time X player and open your video file with it. Then choose File/Export/Audio only/Export (this is available on Mac OS X 10.7 and higher). You will get the .m4a audio file, which is supported by most of mobile devices.
Please note that this action requires Perian to be installed.
Convert .m4a audio file to mp3 on Mac
In case you need only mp3 file and no other then open iTunes, then go to iTunes Preferences -> General -> Import Settings -> Import Using - MP3 Encoder. Then open your .m4a audio file with iTunes, right-click it and choose "create mp3 version". Finally you have your mp3 file.