Convert2MP3 works very well as converting MP3 from YouTube. However, it halts in process when dealing with a video which lasts more than 30 minutes. The site doesn’t seem to give neither notice nor download button. I know there are lots of YouTube converter apps, but which one can convert long videos to MP3?
As a video to MP3 converter online, Convert2MP3 attracts a large number of users for it is clean and efficient. The site doesn’t contain any popup ads and you won’t be forced to install extra plugin. With it, you are able to convert YouTube to audio in two ways. First, input video URL to download field, select a format for conversion. Alternatively, search the video title, then find the target one to download.
It is undoubted that it is a helpful tool, then why some people are searching for Convert2MP3 alternative? Below are some drawbacks about it:
The site is unable to convert long web videos.
When converting video URL to M4A, it doesn’t work properly.
The search results are rather limited and not accurate.
These problems bring inconvenience, the lucky thing is that we can utilize other apps to overcome such limits.
Similar to Convert2MP3, this site lets you save streaming videos to MP3 via URL. Except of MP3, you also can choose AAC, WMA, WAV, FLAC and OGG as output format. I tested the site and find it is capable of converting long videos without problem. In addition, it allows you to trim an audio and download it.
When using the “Search” function, it is suggested to play the video before you download it. The process is very simple, just hit the video thumbnail then the video will be played on the site directly.
2Conv is another great option among all the Convert2MP3 alternatives. This app doesn’t only support YouTube, but also helps to convert videos from Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo, SoundCloud to MP3. It has no restriction which means you can use it free without registration and convert as many videos as you want.
Extension Similar to Convert2MP3
If you don’t want to do copy and paste URL operations again and again, then I will recommend you Video DownloadHelper – an extension for Firefox. This extension is mainly used for downloading videos, but it actually can be used as an audio extractor.
Restart the browser to activate the extension, you can see an icon beside the address bar.
Open the online video, then the icon will begin to rotate. Click it and choose “Download and Convert”.
Select the output format in the dropdown list, then hit “OK”.
The audio will be saved to your computer, just press “Ctrl+J” to find it.
Convert2MP3 Alternative Program
Assuming that you want to download MP3s on any browser at accelerated speed, don’t miss Streaming Audio Recorder. Compared to the former introduced ones, this software is more stable and effective. It has Windows and Mac versions and attached with more functions to meet your needs.
In the “Tools” tab, you can see all the functions. “Audio Recorder” is able to record any sounds from your computer and microphone. If you use it to record music, the program will add the information like artist name, song title, genre and cover to the recorded tracks automatically. “Video to MP3” is designed for extracting MP3 from videos quickly. Remember that it provides the batch downloads feature. “Audio Editor” and “ID3 Tag Editor” is used for editing audio files. By taking advantages of “CD Burner”, you are able to burn MP3s to CD for collection.
This program like Convert2MP3 is also very easy to use, download and give it a go.