Just received an email from one of my friends, in which he asked about ways to download and extract audio tracks off 4K YouTube videos to save in MP3 format. Do you also have the need to download and convert 4K YouTube to MP3? Or are you looking for solutions to solve 4K YouTube to MP4 downloader tools to solve 4K YouTube to MP4 error? Well, in this guide, we would like to show you effective 4K YouTube to MP3 converters to help you download and convert 4K YouTube video to MP3 audio file.

Why should we download 4K YouTube video and convert 4K YouTube to MP3 audio? With the quick spreading of 4K video, nowadays YouTube, the most popular online video sharing website, has received more and more videos made in 4K. The 4K video offers a much higher quality on not only video but audio tracks as well. However, these 4K YouTube video files are quite large and will require a specialized app or file converter to be able to play the video back. If you want to listen to a music from 4K YouTube video, you need to get quite fast Internet connection and enough bandwidth. The most popular and effective way to avoid these errors is to download and convert 4K YouTube video to MP3 audio file, therefore you could then freely listen to the high-quality music from 4K YouTube video on any MP3 compatible media players or devices.

Check the below content to get effective solutions for converting 4K YouTube videos to MP3 file online and offline.

Part 1: All-inclusive YouTube Video Suite - Leawo Prof. Media

Firstly, we would like to recommend the all-inclusive YouTube video solution suite – Leawo Prof. Media, As a professional and all-inclusive media converter suite, Leawo Prof. Media could help you download videos from YouTube, or even enable you to choose downloading audio tracks only from source YouTube video only since it offers multiple downloading options, only if there is any audio track from source HD/4K YouTube video available.

What’s more, as a comprehensive YouTube video solution suite, Leawo Prof. Media still helps you convert downloaded YouTube videos to any video/audio format for any media player or device for unlimited offline enjoyment. You could download and convert 4K YouTube video to MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, WMV, AVI, MP3, AAC, FLAC, etc. freely as you like.

With Leawo Prof. Media, you could download and convert 4K YouTube videos to MP3 audio files in one program. You don’t need to download and install YouTube video downloader and YouTube video converter separately for completing 4K YouTube video to MP3 conversion.

Mentioned above, Leawo Prof. Media could help you download 4K YouTube videos to your computer. That’s due to the internal video downloader module, which could help you download online videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Veoh, VEVO, and 1000+ video sharing sites. The internal YouTube video downloader could analyze source 4K YouTube video and then list all available options of target YouTube video file in different file formats, resolution and quality.


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Part 2: Download 4K YouTube with Leawo YouTube Downloader

Check the below steps to learn how to download 4K YouTube video with Leawo’s YouTube Downloader. Firstly, download and install Leawo Prof. Media on your computer.

Step 1: Set download directory

Leawo YouTube Downloader has a default download path to save downloaded online videos. But you could change and customize the download directory. On Leawo Prof. Media, click the wheel icon on the top-right corner and then open the “Download” tab to set download path in the “Save videos to” box.

Step 2: Search target YouTube video via internal browser

Under the “Download” module, make use of the internal browser to browse target 4K YouTube video. Or, you could directly copy and paste the 4K video URL into the browser bar to quickly get target 4K YouTube video.

Step 3: Choose video to download

Leawo YouTube Downloader will analyze your target 4K YouTube video and then list all available download options in different formats, quality and resolutions. You could choose if there is any MP3 audio edition for downloading. Otherwise, you need to choose the desired one that contains audio track and then click the download icon to start downloading target 4K video from YouTube.

Step 4: Manage downloaded videos

You could check the downloading process under the “Downloading” tab, and downloaded videos under the “Downloaded” tab. You could play back downloaded 4K YouTube video/audio files to see if the downloaded files include the audio track you want to get off from source 4K YouTube video.

Part 3: Convert 4K YouTube Video to MP3 with Leawo Video Converter

Leawo YouTube Download could help you download 4K YouTube videos, or even the audio files in source 4K YouTube video. However, the downloaded audio files from target 4K YouTube video might include audio clips you don’t need. If you get 4K YouTube video, or audio file from source 4K YouTube video with unwanted audio clip, you could use the internal video converter module to help you convert 4K YouTube video to MP3 audio file, or cut unwanted audio clip and save into MP3 file easily.

Check the below steps to learn how to convert 4K YouTube video to MP3 or cut unwanted audio clip with Leawo Video Converter.

Step 1: Add downloaded 4K YouTube video/audio

Under the “Convert” module, you could also directly drag and drop downloaded 4K YouTube videos/audios, or click the “Add Video” button to browse and load downloaded 4K YouTube videos/audios.

Note: After loading source downloaded YouTube videos/audios, you could play back loaded videos/audios, select subtitles and audio tracks, take screenshots, merge all loaded files into one file, view video/audio info, etc.  

Step 2: Set MP3 Audio as output format

Set an output format for video files. Hit the button next to the “Add Photo” button and then click “Change” option to enter the “Profile” panel. Choose MP3 Audio as output format from “Format” > Common Audio” group according to your needs.

Step 3: Change video and audio parameters

If you need, you could click the “Edit” option on the drop-down panel next to the “Add Photo” button and then adjust the audio parameters like audio codec, sample rate, bit rate, channel, etc. Make sure you choose MP3 as Audio Codec. To make sure you get high-quality MP3 output, choose higher values in Sample Rate and Bit Rate. Channel option means the output audio effect.

Step 4: Cut unwanted clip

As mentioned above, you might get 4K YouTube video or audio that includes audio clips you don’t want. In such case, you could cut those unwanted clips by making use of the internal video editor feature, which includes Trim, Watermark, Crop, Effect, 3D, Remove Noise, etc. Just right click the loaded 4K YouTube video/audio title and then click the “Edit” option to enter the editing panel. You could then trim unwanted audio clip. Refer to how to edit video for detail.

Step 5: Set output directory and convert

Then, on the main interface of Convert module, click the green “Convert” button. Set output directory in the “Save to” option. Finally, click the “Convert” option to start converting downloaded YouTube videos/audios to MP3 file.

Converting video to MP3 audio won’t take you long. You could quickly get MP3 audio files from downloaded 4K YouTube video/audio files. Then you could freely enjoy the MP3 files anywhere anytime.

Part 4: How to Convert 4K YouTube to MP3 with Free 4K YouTube to MP3 Converter

If you are looking for a free 4K YouTube to MP3 converter to convert 4K YouTube video to MP3 file, you could try Freemake Video Converter. Freemake Video Converter converts video and movies between 500+ formats and gadgets for free. It could help you convert videos of any size or format to MP4, MP3, AVI, WMV, DVD, iPhone, Android, etc. What’s more, Freemake transcodes heavy 4K, Full HD 1080p, and HD 720p files from HD cameras, camcorders, YouTube and Blu-ray.

Check the below steps to learn how to convert 4K YouTube video to MP3 with Freemake Video Converter:

  1. Download and install Freemake Video Converter on your computer. Get downloaded 4K YouTube videos ready for converting.
  2. Kick off Freemake Video Converter and then click the “+Video” button to browse and load the downloaded 4K YouTube video.
  3. Choose "to MP3" option at the bottom.
  4. Edit conversion settings like the audio parameters.
  5. Set an output directory to save the output files.
  6. Hit the “Convert” button to start converting 4K YouTube video to MP3 file.

With Freemake Video Converter, you could not only convert 4K YouTube videos to MP3 file, but also handle video/Blu-ray/DVD conversions and even video to Blu-ray/DVD conversions. The most important is that it’s totally free. But you need to know that it can’t download 4K YouTube videos.

Part 5: Conclusion

Without doubt, Leawo Prof. Media offers you more comprehensive solutions upon Blu-ray, DVD, video, audio, picture, and online video. It enables you to do more things than single video converting and downloading that Freemake Video Converter does. You could even create 3D movies with Leawo Prof. Media, while Freemake Video Converter doesn’t. meanwhile, Leawo Prof. Media is available in both Windows and Mac, while on the contrast Freemake Video Converter is available in Windows only. Freemake Video Converter is free, but Leawo Prof. Media is more comprehensive in media solutions.