YouTube > MP3 securely and reliably?
March 30, 2015 7:30 AM   Subscribe

Now that the Youtube MP3 Podcaster Firefox plug-in can no longer be used to generate MP3s, what are some secure, reliable replacements? I'd prefer a plug-in to a web service, but am open to any good solution.
posted by ryanshepard to Computers & Internet (4 answers total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
One reliable option is youtube-dl
posted by crazy with stars at 7:36 AM on March 30, 2015 [3 favorites]

YouTube-mp3 has a plug-in and an online converter.
posted by xenization at 7:39 AM on March 30, 2015

I use youtube-dl. The developer seems to be really responsive about getting updates out quickly when YT changes break the existing version.
posted by COD at 9:21 AM on March 30, 2015

It may not be all that convenient, but you could always play the YouTube clip and record it with Audacity or something.
posted by Leontine at 9:23 AM on March 30, 2015

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