How to Keep YouTube Music Songs Forever after Cancel Subscription

What happens when YouTube Music Premium ends? Do you keep your downloaded songs on YouTube Music? Read on this article, you will learn how to keep YouTube Music songs forever after cancelling subscription. One method is to download YouTube Music to MP3 via YouTube Music Downloader, another method is to record YouTube music as MP3 audios with Audio Recorder.

YouTube Music is a full-fledged replacement for Google Play Music. With a YouTube Music account (Free or Premium), you can stream songs, albums, playlists, singles, videos, remixes, live performances and more on YouTube Music app or web player. The free version of YouTube Music free account contains ads, similar to Spotify. If you want to skip ads and enjoy offline playback of YouTube Music, you need to subscribe to YouTube Music Premium ($9.99 monthly) or YouTube Premium ($11.99 monthly). So we would like to call it a rental service for better understanding. To put it straight, we don't actually own the music even we download through YouTube Music. Well, if you cancel/stop your subscription, you will lose access all downloaded YouTube Music songs.

Can you keep downloaded music from YouTube Music after Cancelling?

As we all know, all streaming music tracks have Digital Rights Management protection, including YouTube Music. Only the Premium subscribers are authorized to download YouTube Music for offline listening, but only within on YouTube Music mobile app. To keep YouTube Music songs forever after cancel subscription, you need to unlock DRM and download YouTube Music to MP3 as local files. In this article, we will introduce you 2 reliable and effective YouTube Music downloader and recorder.

Way 1. Download YouTube Music to MP3 and Keep Forever (5X Fast)

4kFinder YouTube Music Downloader (Windows & Mac) is one of the most professional and effective YouTube music downloader and YouTube video downloader. It is well designed to download music from both YouTube Music and YouTube without Premium. It is able to download songs from YouTube Music to MP3, and download YouTube music videos to MP3, MP4, WEBM, MOV, etc. Surprisingly, it works at 5X faster speed but without touching any sound quality (up to 320kbps high bitrate). By using it, users can easily and quickly download YouTube Music to a local folder and keep YouTube Music perpetually.

Features of 4kFinderYouTube Music Converter:

  • Download songs YouTube Music to MP3 for free.
  • Convert YouTube music videos to MP3, MP4, MPV, WEBM.
  • Save YouTube Music songs with lossless audio quality.
  • Works for both YouTube Music Free and Premium users.
  • 5X faster download speed; download YouTube music in batch.
  • No need to install YouTube Music app, copy & paste music URL from YouTube Music web.
  • Play YouTube music offline without YouTube Music app and premium subscription.
  • Listen to YouTube music offline on any MP3 player, iPods, iOS, Android, USB drive, tablet, etc.
  • Support 1000+ video sharing websites, like YouTube, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, Facebook, etc.

How to Keep YouTube Music Songs Forever?

Here is a detailed guide to download YouTube Music songs to MP3 with 4kFinderYouTube Music Converter. After that, you are able to keep the downloaded YouTube Music tracks forever.

Step 1. Open 4kFinder YouTube Music Downloader
First, click the Download button above, download and install 4kFinder YouTube Music Downloader on PC or Mac. Open the program, and you will see its main interface as shown below.

launch youtube music downloader

Step 2. Copy & Paste YouTube Music URL
Go to YouTube Music on web browser, or open the YouTube Music app, log into your account. Find the song or playlist you want to save, and copy its URL via "Share" button.

copy YouTube Musiclink

Tips: 4kFinder also supports download YouTube music videos to MP3, you can also copy the music video link on YouTube website.

Paste the copied URL to the search box of 4kFinder, and tap "Analyze" button.

paste the youtube music video URL

Note: If you paste a YouTube Music playlist link into 4kFinder, 4kFinder will list all the songs in the playlist, but you can only select one song from it.

paste youtube music link

Step 3. Choose MP3 as Output Format
In the pop-up window, you can select the output format and output quality. Please don't forget to choose MP3 output format and 320kbps quality for your YouTube Music.

select mp3 as output format

Step 4. Start Downloading YouTube Music to MP3
Click the "Download" button to start downloading songs from YouTube Music and save them as local MP3 audio files. During the process, you can add more music URL to the search box.

download YouTube music to MP3

After the download is complete, go to "Finished" section, click "Open Folder" to navigate to the output folder.

play youtube songs

Now you can keep YouTube Music songs forever after unsubscribed.

Way 2. Record YouTube Music to MP3 and Keep Forever (1:1 Speed)

Another method to keep YouTube Music forever is to use Screen Recorder. It is an all-in-on audio recorder, video recorder and video editor. It allows you to record songs in real-time from all streaming music platforms, including YouTube Music, YouTube, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Amazon Music, Pandora, etc. With it, you can easily record YouTube Music songs as MP3 files and keep them forever.

Features of YouTube Music Recorder:
- Rip MP3 songs from various music sources.
- Record YouTube music to MP3/M4A/AAC/WMA.
- Record YouTube Music playlist to MP3 320kbps.
- Record music videos from YouTube and other sites.
- Works on both Windows and Mac computer.

How to Record YouTube Music to MP3?

Step 1. Open YouTube Music Recorder
Download, install and open Screen Recorder on the desktop, and select "Audio Recorder" function. Remember to turn on "System Sound" and turn off "Microphone".

launch youtube music recorder

Step 2. Set MP3 as Output Format
Click on the "Gear" icon to open the setting window, where you're able to select output format, output quality, output path, etc. Set the MP3 as the output format.

select mp3 format

Step 3. Play YouTube Music to Record
Go to YouTube Music web, or open the YouTube Music on desktop. Log into your account, and find a music track or playlist. To keep YouTube Music playlists forever, please find a playlist.

paly youtube music

Step 4. Start to Record YouTube Music to MP3
Now start to play YouTube Music song or playlist, and hit on the "RECORD" button on the recorder. During playback, this recorder will automatically record each YouTube Music tune and export them as MP3 files.

save youtube music forever

Final Words

By downloading or recording YouTube Music to MP3, you could keep your favorite YouTube Music tracks, albums, and playlists forever. With these 2 effective and simple methods in this article, you not only can listen to YouTube Music without data, but also save YouTube Music songs permanently. If you are looking for the best and fastest way to download from YouTube to computer and keep them forever, 4kFinder YouTube Music Downloader is your best option. If you have multiple accounts on streaming music platforms, then the Screen Recorder can help you grab audios from different streaming music and keep them. Now pick the one you like according to your needs.

Try 4kFinder YouTube Music Downloader on your Mac or PC:

Keep YouTube Music Songs Forever