How to Burn A CD from YouTube

[Step by Step] How to Burn Music to a CD from YouTube with Ease

For music enthusiasts, it is quite common to download music from Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Amazon Music Prime and more. It is also a good choice to download music videos and songs from YouTube. If your phone and computer is full of the downloaded music files, you can burn songs into a music CD for collection or backup. Want to know how to burn music to a CD from YouTube? You can get the detailed steps to burn a CD from YouTube here.

How to Burn A CD from YouTube

How to Burn A CD from YouTube

Part 1: How to Download YouTube Music on Your Computer

Firstly, you need to download YouTube music video into audio files. To download YouTube unlimitedly, you can use AnyMP4 Screen Recorder. It is not a traditional YouTube downloader. But you can always record video and audio from YouTube without quality loss. Just set to record streaming audio from your browser. Later, you can record and save YouTube audio into MP3 or other audio formats. This is your 100% working way to get music off YouTube on Windows and Mac.

Step 1: Free download, install and launch AnyMP4 Screen Recorder. Choose Audio Recorder for YouTube audio downloading.

Choose Audio Recorder

Step 2: Turn on System Sound to record internal audio from your computer.

Audio Microphone Sound

Step 3: Click Settings to locate the Preferences window. In the Output tab, change the output audio format and quality. Then click OK to save changes.

Output Preferences

Step 4: Play your YouTube music video. Later, click REC to start recording YouTube music.

Start Recording Audio

Step 5: When you stop recording, you will be in the Preview window by default. You can click Save to quickly download music from YouTube.

Preview Audio

Furthermore, you can use AnyMP4 Free Online Audio Recorder to download YouTube music to MP3 for free on Windows computer. The output audio quality is not adjustable. Meanwhile, the other advanced audio recording and editing features are not available in the free online version.

Part 2: How to Burn Music to a CD from YouTube

After downloading YouTube songs into digital files, you can burn songs into a CD on your Windows or Mac computer. Just do as the following paragraphs show.

How to Burn Music from YouTube to a CD with Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player can be a free CD burner for all Windows users. All you need to prepare is a writable CD. Later, you can burn music to a CD from YouTube on Windows using Windows Media Player.

Step 1: Insert a CD-RW disc or other writable discs into your computer.

Step 2: Run Windows Media Player. Click Burn on the top right corner.

Step 3: Drag and drop your downloaded YouTube music files into the Burn list under your CD disc.

Step 4: Click Options and then select Audio CD from its drop-down list.

Step 5: Click Start Burn to burn a CD from YouTube to Windows Media Player.

Burn CD Widows Media Player

How to Burn Music from YouTube to a CD with iTunes

To burn a CD on Mac, you can use iTunes to solve the problem. Remember to update iTunes to the latest version before burning YouTube songs into a CD.

Step 1: Open iTunes. Create a new playlist with the songs you want to burn into a CD. Choose Add to Playlist from the right-click menu. Then select New Playlist.

Step 2: Click File on the top toolbar. Choose Burn Playlist to Disc.

Step 3: In the popping-up Burn Settings window, adjust the preferred speed, disc format and more. Click Burn to burn music to a CD from YouTube on Mac using iTunes.

Burn CD with Itunes

Part 3: FAQs of Burning YouTube Music to CD

Is it illegal to burn a CD from YouTube?

According to YouTube terms and conditions, it is not suggested to download music from YouTube. But if you burn YouTube music into a CD for personal use only, it does not matter a lot. Be aware that you shouldn’t share or play this YouTube music CD publicly.

Can I burn all music songs into a CD?

The compatible audio formats for CD burning is MP3, AAC and more. In most cases, you can burn a CD with YouTube MP3 audio files.

How many music files can I burn into a CD?

The average CD playtime limit is 80 minutes. You can burn songs into a music CD less than 80 minutes or so.


In a word, you can record and burn music to a CD from YouTube with the above steps. It is easy and quick to make your own music CD without too much effort. By the way, you can add other streaming audio files, background music, songs, radios and more into your personal CD as well. If you have any questions or suggestion about burning YouTube music into a music from the beginning, you can leave messages below or feel free to contact us.

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