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How to convert YouTube Videos to High Fidelity .wav Audio?

Today’s generation is all about music and entertainment. Well, it is not hard enough to observe that this trend was specially developed by YouTube as it is the biggest place to find all your videos, be it any TV show or movie trailers, songs, official music videos, DIYs and much more. YouTube has started a niche in which it is enjoying its monopoly for a really long time now, and why wouldn’t it? It is AWESOME! YouTube evolved a lot from time to time, but the one thing that didn’t change is the ability to download videos. Yes, you can download videos using the mobile application of YouTube as it lets users to download videos to be able to enjoy them offline. But that can only be done by using the YouTube’s own mobile application which means you cannot transfer it to another medium using any sort of data transfer methods.

Well, you will be glad to know that not only you can download YouTube videos with a bit of trickery but also convert it into whatever format you fancy the most. Yes, audiophiles, you can convert YouTube videos to your desired audio format, not only those low-quality mp3’s, AAC’s or WMA’s but even into .wav and FLAC as well, which by the way are the highest quality music formats that are playable by our smartphones. So, let’s get going and have a look at How to convert YouTube videos to .wav format.

Downloading YouTube Videos

To proceed with the process, the first thing to do is to download the video that you wish to convert. For this, YTD Video Downloader is our go to software if we are looking to download a few videos. The great thing about the YTD Video Downloader is that it allows you to download videos even in Full HD resolution for free. Freemake also offers a premium version for the same which basically allows you to download videos at 4 times the speed as well as allows you to convert videos directly to your needed formats. Follow the listed steps to download the videos from YouTube.

· Download YTD Video Downloader

Download the YTD Video Downloader and install it to begin!

· Copy & Paste the URL

Open YouTube and play your desired video. When you do that, copy the URL from the address bar of the browser. Now, launch the YTD Video Downloader application and paste the URL.

· Select the quality and download

You can either set the quality to the best available, or you can also select the highest quality, i.e., 1080p. All you are left to do now is hit the download button, and your video will begin to download.

Converting the video to mp3

One of the best things about YTD Video Downloader is that it allows users to convert the video in various formats and qualities as well. To convert videos into mp3 format, follow the listed steps.

· Launch the YTD Video Downloader and Select the file

The first thing to do here is to open the same YTD Video Downloader and go to the convert tab. By default, the software opens in the download mode, so you will have to switch to the conversion mode.

· Select the file and the format

The next step involves the file that you actually want to convert into a different format, in our case to mp3. You can easily select the file by clicking on the folder icon and browse through to find the video file. Then select the format to which you want to convert the video. You can also modify the output by selecting the quality, for example, if you are converting a video to mp3 by selecting the high quality, then the mp3 format will have a 320-kbps quality. You can also increase or decrease the volume by seeking the volume bar. Though it is recommended not to do so as it destroys the quality of the audio.

· Select the Output folder and convert

You can set the output folder to which the converted audio will be saved. After selection of the destination, all you need to do is click on ‘Convert Video’ button.

Converting the mp3 to .wav

For this, you will need Freemake Audio Converter software. Freemake has been around since a long time now, and they still offer a great experience when it comes to audio conversion. To convert MP3 into .wav, please follow the listed steps carefully.

· Download the Freemake Audio Converter

Freemake Audio Converter can be downloaded from their official website without actually paying a single penny.

· Select the mp3 file that you want to convert

To select the mp3, you will have to click on the ‘Audio’ button placed on the top left corner of the software user interface. As soon as you click on the button, it opens a new window in which you can easily locate your audio file that you want to convert to .wav format.

· Select .wav format

As soon as you select the .wav format from the bottom of the software UI, you will be welcomed to a new window. In this window, you can select the output folder as well as the quality. One of the most staggering thing about Freemake’s conversion codecs is that it allows users to choose the quality and further modify it by choosing the sample rate and size along with the number of channels. You can even choose a 5.1 or 7.1 channel which is insane at every single level.

· Convert

After selecting your desired quality and file, click on convert. Freemake Audio Converter is a really fast software as you can get any song converted in just a few seconds. Now, locate the destination folder where the converted audio file is saved. Enjoy!