The official app of Youtube is, by all accounts, a good application. It’s stable, well-designed, and has almost all the features you could want. However, it is not the most complete due to the lack of certain options, such as downloading music and videos. It is understood why since Google they don’t want to, on a regular basis – there are exceptions like YouTube Go – offers this option, since it is a way to protect copyright. However, sometimes, it is missing.
Why are there no apps to download music from YouTube on Google Play?
We bring you a list of the best apps to download music from YouTube on Android mobile devices. Most of these apps are not available on the Google Play Store because the Mountain View company removes these apps, which means we have to download the APK corresponding through third-party services. However, they are reliable applications that have been proven. On some occasions we will also offer several download links, in case one falls and it is necessary to use another option. As a final detail, with most applications you can download not only music, but video as well.
Remember, in order to use them, you must activate the possibility of installing apps from “unknown sources”, something that the system will notify you when you download the APK files and want to run them. If not, you can always find that option in Settings> Security.
Formerly known as Mp3 Hub, it has now gone fully online in Go-MP3. The operation is fully adapted to the mobile phone and is as simple as looking for the YouTube URL of the song or audio that we want to download, paste it and we can download it in an MP3 file and then play it offline in any musical application that interests us.
GetTube allows you to download YouTube videos in any quality, from 144p to 4K. It has a multi-threaded downloader to offer the highest possible speed. It allows you to pause or resume videos without problems at any time and has a system that if we lose the connection, it will resume the download without any action on the part of the user.
TubeMate – Not just YouTube
TubeMate It is a somewhat simple app and even a bit ugly, but it is effective. Using it, you will have a built-in YouTube browser. Find the video you want and press the green arrow. Select mp3 and download it directly to your mobile.
VidMate – YouTube to MP3 (or whatever you want)
VidMate is a much more complete application that will allow you to download music and videos not only from YouTube, but also Instagram, Vimeo, Tumblr, Dailymotion … From home, enter YouTube using VidMate, find the video you want, press the download button at the top right and select the music format you prefer, either mp3 or m4a. Confirm the download and you’re done.
NewPipe – From YouTube to your mobile
With NewPipe you will have a nice YouTube-style interface with a dark theme. When watching a video, you can choose directly to what quality to download it, if you want audio and video or just the audio and even the name of the file. Direct and effective, very effective.
InsTube YouTube Downloader is not only useful for the well-known video service, but also for other portals and social networks such as Twitter, Instagram, Soundcloud, Vimeo, Vine, Tune, Vevo, Toad, Skymovies, Vuclip, Vid, Funnyordie, Dailymotion, Dailytube , Mthai, Pagalworld, Pnguda, Liveleak, Metacafe or AOL, to name a few. The way to use it is as simple as using your browser and, when playing any video online, we will have a button to download it, both in multimedia format and only in audio.
Is an application alternative to YouTube for Android. But it is not an alternative like Twitch, which is a different platform, rather it is an app for the same Google service but with advantages. We can do numerous tasks, from playing music with the screen off, as we said, to eliminating the ads that are played before, during and after the videos, and adding many other functions and features such as force reproduction in HDR mode.
You Tube Downloader – Dentex
The Dentex YouTube Downloader interface is divided into three different tabs. In the first one, you can search for any video you want to download and the program will display a list of everything related to your query in seconds. In the second tab, you can choose the video format and quality (720p, 480p, MP4, MP3 …). Finally, the third tab shows a list of all the videos that you have downloaded so far. In the third tab you can also change the format of any of the videos. For this it is necessary to install an additional plug-in that can be downloaded from the application itself.
Snaptube – Easy Search
Snaptube is one of the best apps to download music, according to Goodbyeflipphone.com. It is an all-rounder app capable of downloading audio and video from many websites, not just YouTube. Browse using the app, select to download the video you prefer, choose the file format of your choice and enjoy the music on your mobile.
YMusic is an application totally focused on downloading music from YouTube. It has a light theme, a dark theme, listens in the background, and can basically get you to use YouTube as a full music player, including mp3 downloads.
With Peggo it is easy to convert YouTube videos to MP3 quickly and without complications. You just have to search for the video by typing the name of the video in the search bar and then the download process begins. It offers many options like normalize the volume, edit the title, choose the start and end points of the video and etc.
Essentially it is another of the applications to download music from YouTube in background or with the screen off on your Android. You can even play entire YouTube playlists without interruption as it blocks ads. However, you can also download the YouTube music you want to enjoy when you have no internet connection.