How to Download YouTube Music to iPod, iPhone and iPad on Mac OS (Lion included)

YouTube becomes more and more popular to watch movies/music videos, share video stories and more. Using iPad, iPhone or iPod, you may have found that you can enjoy YouTube videos with the YouTube app installed. But it’s kind of difficult to download YouTube movies, YouTube music to iPod, iPhone and iPad. To help you to solve this, and enjoy YouTube music offline using your iOS device on a trip or on the go, this article shows you a very easy solution.

To download YouTube music video, you need a YouTube video downloader. The one used in this guide is called iTube Studio for Mac, an app running on Mac OS (Lion included):

  1. Download iTube Studio, install and run it.
  2. Open YouTube on Safari.

    The Mac YouTube video downloader is specially designed for YouTube users, but can only allows you to download YouTube videos via Safari.

    iTube Main Interface

  3. Find the music video and click the download button to download the YouTube music video.

    Search the YouTube music video, and play it, then you can see a download button on the top, click the button. After the YouTube music downloads, you can see the item listed on the library of the video downloader for Mac.

    Convert YouTube videos on Mac

  4. To play the downloaded YouTube music on your iPod, iPhone or iPad in audio form, you here can check the item, then click “Convert” at the bottom of the iTube Studio for Mac. After that, you will get a format list providing output formats including nearly all the video and audio formats. To play YouTube music on iPod, iPhone or iPad.
  5. Open iTunes, and add the converted YouTube music into the library, then plug your iOS device into Mac, and sync the YouTube music to iPod, iPhone or iPad.

That's all. Have a nice time!