YouTube Song Downloader is a simple application that allows you to download the audio track from any YouTube video. The program's documentation claims that it is completely legal when used as intended.
To use this program, you type in the name of a song or artist and review available choices on YouTube via an Explorer-like interface. You can then select a song and click a single button to start downloading an MP3 of your selection. Alternately, you can choose to download complete videos straight from the YouTube website as FLVs, AVIs or MP4s.
YouTube Song Downloader has a fantastic, intuitive interface and a full list of setup options that make it easy to download music at different quality settings. In our tests, the program found artists and music easily. Downloads were fairly fast and all of the resulting files seemed to work perfectly. We also appreciated the download status bar, which keeps users informed of the progress of each track, and the automatic update system that keeps the program working after major YouTube website updates. YouTube Song Downloader ran quickly, and we didn't experience any significant bugs.
The program does have ads running constantly on the side of its main screen, but we can forgive this considering that it's a free program. Overall, YouTube Song Downloader is an excellent application. It performs as advertised and gives users an easy way to quickly download MP3s or entire videos with the click of a button. It's a convenient alternative to web-based MP3 downloaders and a much safer option overall.