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How to Record Youtube Music Videos?

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By Justin SabrinaUpdated on September 01, 2021

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This article will teach you how to record YouTube music videos and download YouTube music videos without premium, helping you offline enjoy your favourite YouTube music videos on your own device at any time!

As the king of video-sharing site, YouTube not only allow users to shoot, make and upload videos, but also watch, share and comment on these content for free from YouTube. Many artists will post their latest music videos on YouTube as soon as possible to increase the listening rate. Guess you have collected lots of YouTube music videos and want to download or record YouTube music videos to computer for offline listening. Especially when you want to watch a music video of the famous artist Taylor Swift on YouTube, but in a place where there is no signal or the signal is weak, I am afraid your mood is like a lift.

Record Youtube Music Videos

In this case, it is best to download YouTube videos for offline viewing. However, only YouTube Premium subscribers can download videos from YouTube, and all downloaded videos can only be viewed in the YouTube app. What if you don't subscribe to YouTube? Don't worry, you can record YouTube videos on your computer! This article will teach you how to record YouTube videos online and download YouTube videos for free!

Part 1. Record Youtube Music Videos with UkeySoft Screen Recorder

UkeySoft Screen Recorder can help you capture YouTube music videos and output to MP4 with full screen or custom recording area. You can choose to record music videos with computer sound, microphone sound, or computer sound and microphone sound. In just a few simple steps, you can get high-quality YouTube videos for offline playback.

Here are the steps to record YouTube music videos to MP4. Please download UkeySoft Screen Recorder to your computer before you start.

Main Features:

  • Record YouTube music videos with HD quality;
  • Record YouTube music videos in video formats such as MP4(H264), MP4(MPEG4), FLV, AVI(H264), AVI(MPEG4), AVI(XVID), WMV, etc,.
  • Easily capture video activity for the entire screen, a single window or any selected portion;
  • Capture snapshots with PNG, JPG and BMP format while recording.

Warning: Downloading videos violates the YouTube Terms of Service, and videos you download or record from YouTube must not be used for commercial purposes.

Steps to Record Youtube Music Videos to MP4 with HD Quality

Step 1. Install UkeySoft Screen Recorder
Install and open UkeySoft Screen Recorder on your computer. Enter the main interface and click “Screen Recorder”.

Youtube video recording

Step 2. Open a Youtube Video and Set Up Audio Input Channel
Open a Youtube music video that you want to recover, then go to the “Audio” option and select “Computer Sounds”.

Set Up Audio Input Channel

Step 3. Choose Output Video Format and Set Hotkey
Click the settings icon in the lower right corner.

output settings

Click “Video” menu and select a output video format, the video recorder supports record video as FLV, MP4(H264), MP4(MPEG4), AVI(H264),AVI(MPEG4),AVI(xvid) and WMV. Because MP4 is a common format that most devices and media player supported, we recommend you select MP4(MPEG4) as output format.

record Youtube video to MP4

Click “Hotkey” menu and set the hotkeys you want, including Start, Pause, Stop and Screenshot.

set Hotkey to record youtube video

After setting completed, please click “OK” button return to the main interface.

Step 4. Play Youtube Video and Capture Youtube Playing Window
After complete above settings, please playing Youtube video with Full screen, then immediately click “Full Screen”option to capture full screen and start to recording.
If you play Youtube video with small screen, please immediately click “User-Defined” option to capture the Youtube playing Window and begin to record Youtube video while playing.

record Youtube music video

Step 5. Start Recording Youtube Music Video Online
Please click the “Record” button, the Screen Recorder start to record the Youtube music video while you playing.

Record youtube video online

Record youtube video to MP4

You can click “Stop” or “Ends” icon to control the recording process.

Youtube video recording completed

Step 6. Edit the Recorded Youtube Video(Option)
After Youtube video recording is completed, the video will be automatically saved on your computer. You can return to the main interface and click "Video ToolBox" to edit the recorded video.

Edit Youtube Video

Please import the recorded Youtube video to the software and editing it. The software can help you cut, merge, crop, trim and rotate video; and add effects, music, watermark and subtitles to video.

Edit recorded Youtube Video

Part 2. Download Youtube Music Videos with 4kFinder(New)

In addition to the above YouTube screen recorder, we also provide you with an additional benefit - YouTube Video Downloader! Do you want to directly download Youtube music videos to your computer without premium? Let's explore!

4kFinder is a perfect YouTube video downloader that grants you the ability to download music videos from YouTube without premium, as well as other online video websites. With using it, you can easily download YouTube music video to MP4 or MP3 audio with high quality, so that you can offline enjoy YouTube music videos on MP4 player or MP3 player or other devices without limits.

Main Features of 4kFinder Video Downloader:

  • Download music videos from YouTube to computer for free.
  • Download online HD videos from YouTube or other popular websites.
  • Save YouTube music videos as MP4/MP3 files with high quality.
  • Downloade YouTube videos in 8K,4K, 2K, 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p, etc.
  • Offline play YouTube music videos on any device or burn to a CD.
  • Easy to use, Free Updates, Technical Support, supports Windows/ Mac.

Steps to Download YouTube Music Video for Free

Step 1. Copy and Paste YouTube Music Video Link to 4kFinder
After installation, launch 4kFinder application on your Mac/Windows system. Copy a YouTube music video link from browser and paste it into the bar of 4kFinder. Then, click "Analyze" button to analyze the video resource.

copy and paste YouTube video link

Step 2. Select Output Format and Resolution
You will see it will pop up a window, and then you can choose MP4 or MP3 as the output format. You can also download YouTube music videos as video and audio at the same time. You can download YouTube music videos in different resolution.

Select Output format and resolution

Step 3. Save YouTube Music Video on Computer
Simply click "Download" button to download and save YouTube music video on your local dirve. After that you can tab "Finished" to locate the downloaded files.

start to download YouTube video

Now, you can use UkeySoft Screen Recorder to edit downloaded YouTube music videos as needed!

Hope the above two methods are helpful for you to download or record YouTube music videos. Either way, it can help you enjoy your favorite YouTube music videos on your portable devices! What’s next? Free download the Screen Recorder and try to record Youtube video on PC or Mac or try 4kFinder to download Youtube video to your computer!

Record YouTube Videos on PC
Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina has over 10 years of content writing experience. She specializes in product reviews, how-to guides, tips and tricks, top lists, etc. on data encryption, multi-media conversion, screen recording and iOS unlocking. At UkeySoft, she performs in-depth research SEO copywriting and collaborates with our R & D team to offer effective software solution, most of her articles on software are helpful and easy to read, helping our reader easily solve problems through using software or apps.


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