How to Rip Audio from Youtube Video

How many times do you want to rip the song from Youtube video? Or have you ever tried to extract audio from online video files? You may desperately want the song of that video because you can find nowhere to download the song, you don’t even know the name of the song. That’s annoying.

Of course, where there is a will, there is way. But first of all, we should figure out what a Youtube video or other online video is. A Youtube video is actually an SWF file, which is not a standard video file, it is like the Flash animations we have often seen on the Internet. That’s why you need an Adobe Flash Player to play those online videos. To rip audio from Youtube, you will need a professional Flash video converter to load the SWF file and then extract audio from it.

I highly recommend Moyea SWF to Video Converter to you, because it makes it easy to rip audio form Youtube video file. You are able to know what this software is used for from its name, and you will know how powerful this SWF converter is when you started to use it. If you have downloaded the Youtube video from Youtube, you can use this software rip audio; if not, you will have to download the Youtube video meanwhile ripping audio from it. The following guidance will show you how to rip audio from Youtube video. You can free download the software and check it out.

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How to Rip Audio from Youtube Video (The video has been downloaded)

Step 1. Run Moyea SWF to Video Converter after installing it on your computer. The first step is to import the Youtube video. Click “Browse” at the upper right corner, and choose “From Folder”. Then a window pops up for you to choose the video. After importing the video into the software, the preview screen will play the SWF file.

Import the Youtube Video

Step 2. Click “2. Export” to go to the window of export settings. As mentioned, the software is used for converting SWF files to videos, so most of the options are for exporting the video file. You are able to find “Rip Audio” in the middle of the window. Check it and click the folder icon to choose a place to save the audio file. Or you are allowed to choose “Common Audio” in the drop-down menu of “Style” option, and then choose a folder to save the audio file in the “Export to” option.

Export Settings

Step 3. Click “Convert” and then a full-screen panel comes out. Click “Play and Capture”, and then the software will capture the audio and video of the SWF file. Click “Finish” when the capturing process ends.

Capture Panel

Step 4. The software will rip audio from Youtube video in the window of the software again. A progress bar will show the percentage of the process. When the audio ripping process ends, you are able to get the audio file in the target folder.

Converting SWF to GIF Files

How to Rip Audio from Youtube Video (If the video hasn’t been downloaded)

Step 1. Run Moyea Free Flash Downloader after installing it. Find the URL of the Youtube video and then paste it into the blank of Moyea Free Flash Downlader. Click “Go” to start downloading the Youtube video.

Copy/Paste the URL to Flash Downloader

Paste the URL into the Column

Step 2. Run Moyea SWF to Video Converter. Click “Browse” at the upper right corner and choose “From URL” and then paste the URL of the Youtube video into the dialog. The video will be played in the preview screen, it will be downloaded quickly, and then you are able to rip the complete audio of the Youtube video.

Copy/Paste the URL to SWF to Video Converter

Step 3. When the video is downloaded, click “2. Export” to go to the window of the export settings. Checking “Rip Audio” or choosing “Common Audio” in the drop-down menu of “Style” option is doable.

Export Settings

Step 4. Click “3. Convert”. The full-screen panel will come out. Click “Play and Capture”, and when the capturing process ends, click “Finish” to start ripping audio from Youtube video.
Capture Panel

When the audio ripping process is finished, you will be able to find the audio file in the target folder.

Moyea SWF to Video Converter will help you to rip audio from Youtube video. But the basic function of this software is converting SWF files to video files. So if you want to play Flash movies on iPad, you can check this software out.

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