YouTube to WAV: How To Convert YouTube to WAV [2020]

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YouTube’s recommended file format is MPEG4 (.mp4) — which is fine unless you are using a device or media player that isn’t compatible with that file type. Downloading videos from YouTube and converting them to WAV files is a simple process, and makes it easy to view videos in that format.

What is a WAV File?

A WAV (Waveform Audio File Format) file is a raw audio file type created by Microsoft and IBM. This kind of file uses containers to store audio data, track numbers, sample rate, and bit rate.

WAV files are easily edited using common audio editing software.

WAV files, unlike MP3 files, are “lossless audio” and uncompressed so they can take up a lot of space on your hard drive. For this reason, WAV files are often used when recording music with maximum audio quality.

If you’re still searching for an easy way to convert YouTube to .wav files, I have the perfect tool for you. I will share a free way to download and convert YouTube to WAV through your PC or mobile phone.

YTD Downloader — YouTube Video Downloader and Converter

YTD Downloader is a free tool to download YouTube videos to your devices (Windows, Mac, Android, iOS) and then convert those videos to other file formats.

I’ve used a few web-based tools that can download YouTube videos, but having YTD Downloader to manage the files I’ve downloaded is convenient. YTD is also noticeably faster than many other tools (which probably depends on your network speed, as well).

How To Convert A YouTube Video To a WAV File

To download YouTube videos to WAV files, follow these steps:

  1. Download YTD Downloader here.
  2. Open YTD Downloader and Paste the URL of the video you want to download and convert.
  3. Select the destination of the file you download. After you’ve saved the video, you can click on the Convert tab in YTD Video Downloader and convert the file to a number of different formats.
  4. Your file is saved on your computer and is ready to use however you want!

Thanks for reading this guide to converting YouTube videos (and other videos) into different formats. If you need more information about how to download videos or which videos you can convert to WAV files you can learn more here:




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