3 Methods to Download Music from Websites
Not all of the music on web pages can be downloaded directly.
So how to download music from websites that do not provide download options? In this post, we will discuss 3 useful methods to save music from any sites easily.
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Download Audio from Different Websites
Based on different websites, ways of downloading music are varied.
If you want to download MP3 from websites like YouTube, Facebook or Dailymotion, a third-party video downloader can work. If you want to download embedded audio from websites, you can use the source code viewer of your web browser to save the audio file to your computer.
Besides, some embedded audio files can be directly saved to your computer using URL.
Moreover, you can use an audio recorder to record any soundtrack you need. Now let’s go deeply into each method.
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Method 1: Download Music from Websites with WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory
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Moreover, it can download free audio from SoundCloud and download embedded video & audio in a web page, and extract audio from video.
The software is totally free, clean and easy to use. The following guide shows you how to download audio from websites with the software.
How to Rip Audio from Websites with Free HD Video Converter Factory
Before start, please free download and install the software on your PC.
Step 1. Open the Add New Download Window
Open the software, go to Downloader, click on + New Download, and the New Download window will pop up.
Step 2. Copy & Paste the Audio URL and Analyze It
Copy the audio URL and paste it into the Paste URL box. Then click on Analyze. Alternatively, you can also click Paste and Analyze.
Step 3. Download Music from Website
Once the analysis process is complete, choose an audio format under Download Audio, then click on OK, Download All to save the audio to your computer.
Step 4 (Optional). Convert the Downloaded File
If you want to download music from YouTubeand similar websites in specific audio format, you need can convert the music video to needed format as follows:
After it finishes downloading, go to Converter, add the downloaded video, click on Output Format on the right of the main interface, go to the Audio tab and select MP3 or any of other formats so as to convert video to audio. Finally, click on Run to download MP3 from website.
Different from music files that are hosted as videos on YouTube and similar websites, an embedded audio file is typically self-hosted. In such cases, you can follow the steps to download music from websites:
Step 1. Move your cursor over the audio file, and the file destination will be displayed at the bottom of your browser. If the audio can be downloaded directly, the destination should end with .mp3 extension. Of course, the extension may also be WAV, FLAC, AAC, M4A, etc.
In such cases, you only need to right click, select “Save link as” to download MP3 from website. However, if it doesn’t show the destination, you need to move to the next step.
Step 2. Right click on the blank margins of the page, select “Inspect” in Chrome or “Inspect Element” in Firefox to open the Inspect page. Press Ctrl+F, and enter MP3, or other audio tags the audio file may use. Once you locate the file address/link, you can open the link in a new browser page and download the audio.
If you want to download the background music of web pages, you can also follow this step to find the audio and extract audio from websites.
Method 3: Download MP3 from Websites with an Audio Recorder
If you didn’t find the audio file address even if you use the source code viewer as method 2 does, the audio is most likely encrypted. And the recommended option is to record the audio. Audacity is a good cross-platform and well-remarkable video & audio recorder. It can record audio files and export them to MP3, WAV, and many other audio formats. You can follow this tutorial to know more details:
This article has introduced three methods of how to download music from websites. You can choose a suitable one based on your own needs.
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