How to Download Music From YouTube to an MP3 Player

Summary
How to download music from YouTube to MP3 players? This article teaches you to download YouTube music to your computer in MP3 format, and then transfer them to MP3 players for enjoying, such as Sony Walkman, SanDisk, iPod Nano, etc.

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YouTube is a video sharing platform that contains various of videos and music tracks. If you’ve always wished you could download music from YouTube to an MP3 player, we have great news - you can! So how to download YouTube music to MP3 players for enjoying? As you know, all contents on YouTube is streamed in FLV format. However, FLV format is not compatible with MP3 players.

To play YouTube music on MP3 players, first, you need to download YouTube music to MP3 to your hard drive, then transfer them to your MP3 players. In this way, you can freely enjoy YouTube music on any MP3 player, such as iPod Touch, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, Sony Walkman, Microsoft Zune, and SanDisk Sansa, etc.

What tool can you use to save YouTube music to computer? Well, there are various programs that supports to download videos and music from YouTube to computer, such as the 4kFinder YouTube Downloader. To know more about its details and features, please keep reading on!

Best Tool to Download YouTube Music to MP3 Player

4kFinder YouTube Downloader is a desktop YouTube downloader. It's well-designed to download videos and music from YouTube and 1000+ websites to your computer. With it, you can not only easily download YouTube music videos or playlist to MP3 without sound quality loss, but also easily save YouTube videos as MP4 files to your computer. The 5X download speed lets you quickly save online videos to your hard drive. Even better, it allows you to download YouTube videos up to 8K quality. Let’s see how it works.

Key Features of 4kFinder YouTube to MP3 Downloader:

  • Download videos, music, playlist, channels from YouTube.
  • Download YouTube music to computer without YouTube Premium.
  • Save YouTube music to MP3 in 320kbps without quality loss.
  • Download YouTube videos up to 8K resolution in MP4 format.
  • Extract MP3 audios from YouTube videos to your MP3 players.
  • Enjoy YouTube music on MP3 players, Sony Walkman, iPod nano, etc.

Next, the article will be divided into two parts. The first part is to download YouTube music to your computer in MP3 format. In the second part is to put YouTube Music into MP3 Player. Click the Download button to free download this program on your Mac or Windows system.

Part 1. Download YouTube Music to MP3 for MP3 Players

Step 1. Copy and Paste YouTube Music Link
After installation, open the 4kFinder YouTube Downloader on your desktop. Navigate to the YouTube music video or playlist you want to download. Copy the video link in the address bar.

Go back to 4kFinder, paste the music video link to the bar of the program, and click "Analyze" to get the video source.

copy and paste YouTube link

Step 2. Select MP3 Format and 320kbps
As you can see, it will pop up a small window listing different formats, resolution and bitrate. 4kFinder YouTube Downloader allows you to download music from YouTube to MP3 and M4A(depends on the video source), the bit rate can up to 320kbps.

select mp3 or m4a format for youtube playlist

Step 3. Download YouTube Music to MP3
Click the "Download" button. Then 4kFinder YouTube Downloader will immediately get MP3 audios from YouTube to your hard drive. Moreover, you can batch download more online video or music during the process, just add the video URL to the program.

download youtube playlists in mp3

Step 4. View Downloaded YouTube MP3 Songs
Wait until the download is complete, after that, you can view the downloaded YouTube music in "Finished" section, and click "Open Folder" to view it.

view downloaded youtube music

Part 2. Transfer Downloaded YouTube Music to MP3 Players on PC

Great! You got the YouTube MP3 music file on your computer, now you can move them to your MP3 player. Follow the simple steps bellow:

For Generic MP3 Players like Sony Walkman/ SanDisk:
Step 1. Connect your MP3 player with your PC using USB cable. Double-click your MP3 player in File Explorer.
Step 2. Open the folder where the downloaded YouTube MP3 songs are saved, then directly drag and drop the MP3 files to the Music folder of your MP3 player.
Step 3. When finished, safely eject the MP3 player from the computer.

put youtube music to mp3 player

Tips: If you have a large playlist to transfer, you can also use Windows Media Player to transfer downloaded music to MP3 player.

For Apple iPod like iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Touch:
You can't directly copy the downloaded YouTube music files to Apple iPods, you need to use iTunes to help you complete the process.
Step 1. Launch iTunes on PC, click "Add" > "Add Folder to Library" to import the MP3 songs to iTunes lilbrary.
Step 2. Connect your iPod to PC with USB cable, and click the iPod icon.
Step 3. Select "Music" > "Sync Music" > “Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres”, and then select “Recently added” under the “Playlists”, hit on “Apply” button to sync the YouTube music MP3 songs to your iPod. Once finished, disconnect your device with the computer.

put youtube music to ipod

Tips: You can also refer to the above method to move YouTube MP3 songs to iPhone, iPad and other devices.

Now you can enjoy your favourite YouTube music on your MP3 players anytime, anywhere!

Download Music From YouTube to an MP3 Player