“Hello guys, can you add music to Instagram video from YouTube? I know that I could add music to Instagram video shot with my own phone. However, the music I would like to add to Instagram video is on YouTube. And I would like to add YouTube music to Instagram video. Do you know how to add music from YouTube to Instagram video? What kind of YouTube music downloader do I need to use? How can I cut the music downloaded from YouTube for adding to Instagram video? Thanks in advance.”

Instagram is a wonderful social networking tool, where we could share our life moments via video and picture. Posting an Instagram video has been a wonderful way for sharing, while adding music to Instagram video makes the sharing even more enjoyable. Instagram itself provides some songs as background music for adding to Instagram videos. But, what would you do if you want to add YouTube music to Instagram video? Can you directly add YouTube music as Instagram video background music? What if you only need a part of YouTube music clip? If you happen to have these questions, check this page below. We would like to show you how to get YouTube music for adding to Instagram video as background music.

Part 1: Know about YouTube and Instagram

Firstly, it’s necessary for us to get deep into YouTube and Instagram. Instagram is a free photo and video sharing app available on Apple iOS, Android and Windows Phone. People can upload photos or videos to Instagram and share them with their followers or with a select group of friends. They can also view, comment and like posts shared by their friends on Instagram. Anyone 13 and older can create an account by registering an email address and selecting a username.

 Set downloading path

Well, on the other hand, YouTube is a one of the most popular social networking sites that enables you to watch, comment, like, and share videos of various types. Also, you could create a YouTube account to upload videos to YouTube for sharing.

There are quite a lot of artists who upload their new singles to YouTube before official debut. YouTube has been a wonderful place to get new songs. Therefore, sometimes people would want to add YouTube music to Instagram video. However, you can’t directly add YouTube music to Instagram video since there is no entry for this on Instagram. you have to download YouTube music and convert to Instagram compatible audio files for adding to Instagram video as background music. The below content would show you how to add YouTube music to Instagram video with different solutions.

Part 2: How to Download YouTube Music for Instagram Video with Leawo Prof. Media

As mentioned above, you have to download YouTube music as local audio files before you could add YouTube music to Instagram video as background music. Leawo Prof. Media is the best tool to help you do this, which includes a video downloader and a video converter to help you solve YouTube music downloading and converting issues.

Firstly, we would like to show you how to download YouTube music to your computer as offline audio files. Leawo Video Downloader is an expert video downloader program that could download online videos from 1000+ sites including YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, Veoh, VEVO, etc. It could provide multiple download options upon the same target YouTube video in different formats, resolutions and quality for you to download.

Step 1: Set downloading path

Kick off Leawo Prof. Media. Click the top-right gear icon and then open the “Downloader” tab to set output directory in the “Save videos to” box.

 Set downloading path

Step 2: Find target video

Then, open the “Download” module. Use the internal browser to browse target YouTube video. You could play back target video to see whether it’s what you want to download or not.

Find target Facebook video

Step 3: Choose YouTube video to download  

On the right sidebar, select the download option in the resolution, format, content and quality you need.

Choose video to download

Step 4: Download YouTube music video

Then click the download icon next to the download option and Leawo Video Downloader would immediately start to download YouTube music videos to your computer. You could then view all downloading options on the “Downloading” tab.

Manage downloaded Facebook videos

All downloaded YouTube videos could be viewed under the “Downloaded” tab.

Then, secondly, after downloading YouTube music, you could use the internal Video Converter module of Leawo Prof. Media to convert downloaded YouTube music videos to Instagram compatible file formats like WAV, WAVE, or FLAC. With this internal video converter, you could convert downloaded YouTube videos to 180+ audio and video formats like YouTube to MOV, making iPhone ringtones from YouTube video, converting YouTube video to MP3, etc. for diverse uses.

Step 5: Add videos to “Convert” module

On the “Downloaded” tab, right click the downloaded videos and then choose “Add to Convert” option. The downloaded YouTube music videos would be automatically added to the Convert mobule.

Manage downloaded Facebook videos

Step 6: Set output format

Click the button right before the big green “Convert” button and then choose “Change” option to enter the Profile panel, where you need to choose WAV, WAVE or FLAC as output from “Format > Common Video” tab.

Manage downloaded Facebook videos

Step 7: Trim YouTube music length

Since Instagram video should be less than 10 seconds for Instagram stories, you might need to trim YouTube music length to remove unwanted clip. Right click the loaded video and then choose “Edit” option. Under “Trim” section, you can directly drag the slide bar to trim video length, or manually input values in “Start Time” and “End Time” box. The clip length can be viewed instantly. Reset it or click “OK” to confirm it.

Manage downloaded Facebook videos

Step 8: Set output directory

Now, click the big green “Convert” button and then set output directory to save the final YouTube music files for adding to Instagram video in the “Save to” box.

Set output directory

After setting output directory, click the bottom “Convert” button to start to converting YouTube music video to Instagram compatible music files. When the conversion completes, you could transfer the converted YouTube music to your mobile devices for adding to Instagram video as background music. Leawo Video Converter offers multiple editing features, you could check edit videos page to learn more.

Part 3: How to Download YouTube Music for Instagram Video with Leawo Music Recorder

Still, Leawo offers you a once-for-all solution to get YouTube music for adding to Instagram video as background music. That’ Leawo Music Recorder, a professional audio recording software program that could help you directly capture the audio clip you want on YouTube video to set as background music of Instagram video. As an all-inclusive audio recorder, Leawo Music Recorder could help you record online streaming music to MP3, record built-in audio to MP3 or WAV, etc. What’s more, with Leawo Music Recorder, you could directly record desired music clip from a YouTube video as Instagram video background music.

Download and install Leawo Music Recorder on your computer and then follow the below steps to learn how to record a desired music clip from YouTube video as Instagram video background music.

Step 1: Set output directory

Launch Leawo Music Recorder and click the microphone icon. Go to the “General” tab to set output directory.

Set output directory

Step 2: Set audio source

Then, go to “Audio Source” tab to choose “Record Computer Audio” option since you need to record music from YouTube.

Set directory for recordings

Step 3: Set output format

Open the “Format” button to choose WAV Audio from the “Output Format” box as output format since Instagram accepts audio in WAV, WAVE or FLAC format and adjust audio settings including Audio Codec, Bit Rate and Sample Rate.

Set output format

Step 4: Start downloading and recording

Now, playback YouTube music video within your browser and then click the red button on Leawo Music Recorder’s main interface to start recording at the start point you prefer and click the red button again at the end point. 

Start recording Spotify songs

After recording completes, you get what you need. Now you could simply transfer the recorded YouTube music to your mobile devices for adding to Instagram video.

Part 4: How to Add YouTube Music to Instagram Video

With YouTube music saved in Instagram compatible file format, now how can you add downloaded YouTube music to Instagram video? The below steps would show you the detailed steps:

1. Take a photo or video in any shooting mode (Normal, Boomerang, Hands-Free, etc)

2. Tap Smiley Face Sticker icon in Upper Right

3. Tap Music Button

4. Browse Music by Popular, Moods, Genres

5. Search for Song/Artist

6. Tap Play Icon to Preview

7. Tap Cover Art to Add to Video

8. Use Slider to select part of the song you want to play

9. Tap on ‘Seconds’ to change the duration

10. Add To Story

If the above solution doesn’t work, you could turn to various Instagram video apps that help you create video for posting on Instagram with local music file as background music.