YouTube Converters for Windows and Mac [MP4/MP3]

Gary Henderson Gary Henderson Updated on Oct 27 , 2020 Tag:

MP4/MP3 YouTube converter for Windows/Mac

Video converters are used to transform video formats, they can also serve as downloader to save videos to users’ hard discs. In this respect, the border between a converter and a downloader is blurred.

The purpose of my writing this passage is to bring video converter to more people’s horizons.

YouTube Downloader (Chrome extensions) is blocked and using YouTube converter to transform YouTube videos into MP4/MP4 files is a desirable way to download them from YouTube. Reading this article and you will exactly know how to convert the formats of your video, and choose your best MP4/MP3 YouTube converter.

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Screen recorder to transform videos to MP3 or MP4

Use YouTube Converter to Transform YouTube Videos to MP3 or MP4

Recently issued policies have banned YouTube downloader (Chrome extensions). This doesn’t mean that we are unable to download YouTube videos anymore. In fact, we can turn to YouTube converter for help.

Transform YouTube Videos to MP3 or MP4

Let’s what are the best converters in the market and the relative details about them.

● Best MP4/MP3 YouTube converters recommendation

  1. Converto: Simple website, convenient transformation, no need to download.
  2. YouTubeMP3: A tool full of features and advertisements.
  3. Wondershare Uniconverter:Superfast in converting, no quality loss, support butches of websites. However, this software asks for download and charges money.
  4. Y2Mate: This tool supports all popular audio formats. It allows users to convert any videos from all web browsers. However, it doesn’t work on android devices.

● The advantages of YouTube converters

  1. As an alternative tool to substitute YouTube downloader, YouTube converter is capable of downloading all kinds of YouTube videos with directional change on formats.
  2. YouTube Converters could be applied to Windows and Mac.
  3. They provide bountiful formats for users to choose from. Video formats like MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, M4V for Windows and Mac. Audio formats include MP3, M4A, WMA, etc.

● The most frequently used formats – MP4 and MP3
MP4 and MP3 are the most used target formats users want to convert to. So, how to convert YouTube videos to MP4 or MP3 on Windows and Mac?  The answer is simple. Normally, YouTube converters allow users to realize the transformation within several clicks. All users need to do is paste their videos’ links to a converter’s ‘bar’, choose a destination format, and hit the convert button. Windows and Mac share the same workflow when users are using YouTube converters.

● The deficits of YouTube video converters
Video converters have deficiencies though.

  1. They fail to let users transform a designated fragment in a video.
  2. They can’t work offline
  3. They cause a quality loss in the process of converting.
  4. They are not capable of editing videos or add other changes to your videos.

Use RecMaster to Convert YouTube Videos [Windows and Mac]

Editor and annotation tools are the trump cards of screen recorder – a tool rarely goes to users at the thought of converting YouTube videos. But actually, screen recorder is qualified as a MP4/MP3 YouTube converter if with proper configurations. With the screen recorder’s help, users can effortlessly capture music from YouTube and transform them into MP3 and MP4 files.

The mechanism is simple, YouTube recorder produces videos in specific formats if users in advance tweak the settings. Here RecMaster is taken as the target tool to use.

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Here are steps to convert YouTube videos to MP3 or MP4 with RecMaster on Windows and Mac.

● How to convert YouTube videos to MP4 [MP3] on Windows?

  1. Open RecMaster in Windows version and Choose Full-Screen Mode.

Recording Modes of RecMaster

  1. Enter the setting panel. This is a crucial link for converting your YouTube videos. The first option exists for deciding video format. Here you are offered 3 formats: MP4, AVI, and FLV.

Setting Panel of RecMaster

After the format work, you can do some settings at FPS, video quality, and audio sources, which could severely impact the performance of your footage.

  1. Start recording and add annotation tools to your footage if you care to.
  2. End recording and edit your videos, RecMaster allows you to cut unwanted parts of your footage.

How to convert YouTube videos to MP3 though? The procedures are so simple that I am not going to expand on that. Follow the steps: Choose Audio-Only Mode > set up the format of your audio file > start recording and stop recording.

● Convert YouTube videos to MP4 [WOV, M4V, CAF, M4A] on Mac

  1. Open RecMaster (Mac version) and choose Full-Screen Mode.
  2. Entering the setting panel and decide the video formats. There are totally different formats offered for the Mac system – MOV, M4V, and MP4.

Setting Panel of RecMaster’s Full-Screen Mode

  1. Start recording and use graphics or texts to highlight your video.
  2. End recording and edit your videos, cut unnecessary fragments.

How to convert YouTube videos to audio files on Mac? RecMaster serves as a YouTube audio recorder for its powerful Audio-Only Mode. With the help of this mode, users can transform the videos into M4A or CAF easily.

Final Words

This passage tells viewers how to choose and use a MP4/MP3 YouTube converter on Windows and Mac. MP3 and MP4 are the most welcomed formats users want to transform their YouTube videos to. However, the converter has some deficiencies that are unfriendly to use and screen recorders happen to be capable of amending these problems.

See also:
How to Download/Convert URL to Video as MP4
Is YouTube Downloader/Converter Safe? You Take Your Chance

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Gary Henderson

Gary Henderson

As one of the senior editors of RecMaster, I currently concentrate on writing articles about game recordings and also, how-to tips to regular recordings. As an avid gamer, I am skilled at game APIs, game configurations. Helping customers find solutions to game-related issues is never boring stuff to me.

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