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Download YouTube Music to iPod for Offline Listening


As one of the most popular Apple gadgets, the iPod is popular because it was such a breath of fresh air in the days before everyone had a smartphone. It's great to have a simple-to-use gadget that plays games and music without cellular connectivity for the small number of people who remain. Apple Music will certainly offer its services to iPods, but there are still a few people who want to listen to other streaming music services like Spotify, Amazon Music, or YouTube Music on their iPods.

To get music from YouTube to your iPod, it may not be as simple as you think. There are no more days when you can own music for yourself, and there is no choice to download YouTube music. Don't be upset. In this post, we will show you the best way to download music from YouTube to iPod. Continue reading to find out more methods.

Download YouTube Music to iPOD

Part 1. Download Songs from YouTube Music to Computer via TunePat

YouTube Music is a great way for music lovers to purchase and download their favorite songs. However, not all of the music on YouTube Music is available in MP3 format. For tracks that are streaming content, they can only be played within YouTube Music and are not compatible with any other devices, such as iPod. If you want to play YouTube Music on an iPod, you will need to download and convert all of the songs to an iPod-supported audio format like MP3 or AAC. In addition, you will need to remove DRM protection from YouTube Music. To achieve this, you will need to use a third-party tool like TunePat YouTube Music Converter.

TunePat YouTube Music Converter is a professional music downloader tool that allows you to download songs, albums and playlists from YouTube Music to local computer for offline listening. With no need to install the YouTube Music app, it can convert YouTube Music songs to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC at 10X fast conversion speed with original output audio quality, keeping the ID3 tags after conversion. By using this tool, you will be able to easily convert and download all of your favorite songs from YouTube Music onto your iPod.

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    Key Features of TunePat YouTube Music Converter


    • ok Download Songs, Albums, Playlists from YouTube Music.
    • ok Convert YouTube Music songs to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF or ALAC format.
    • ok Keep ID3 tags and preserve original audio quality.
    • ok No need to install YouTube Music app; support 10X faster conversion speed.
    • ok Sort output YouTube Music songs by artist or album automatically.
    • ok Play YouTube Music on any compatible devices: MP3 player, DJ software, Apple Watch, USB drive, SD card, etc.

Step 1 Open the Built-in TunePat YouTube Music Web Player

Download and install this TunePat YouTube Music Converter on your Windows or Mac computer. On the start-up interface of TunePat program, click "Open YouTube Music Web Player" button. Soon after, the built-in YouTube Music Web Player appears. Log in with your YouTube Music account. TunePat allows you to download YouTube music with both Free and Premium account.

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Step 2 Change the Output Format, Quality, and Other Parameters

In the upper right, you will see the "Settings" button of TunePat where users can customize the Audio Format, Audio Quality (Bit Rate & Sample Rate), Download Path, Download Structure and more. Choose an iPod-compatible audio format as the output format. If you prefer the original audio quality and faster download speed, you can also choose "Auto" under output format.

Tips: iPod Touch 7th Gen supports AAC, ALAC, FLAC, MP3, Audible, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Linear PCM, etc.

adjust the output format of youtube music
  • Output Format: Auto, MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC
  • Bit Rate: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps
  • Sample Rate: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz
  • Output File Name: Track Number, Title, Artist, Album, Playlist Index, Year
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist

Step 3 Download YouTube Music Tracks to MP3 Formats

Open a playlist or album from the embedded YouTube Music web player, then click the blue "Add to list" button. TunePat will add all songs to the Convert list, here you can selectively download YouTube songs, just tap "Convert now" to start downloading. You can also click "Save to list" to pick more songs from other albums or playlists for batch coversion. When the conversion is completed, you can skip to the next part to import the downloaded YouTube Music tracks to your iPod.

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convert youtube music to mp3 local files

Part 2: Download Songs from YouTube Video via NoteBurner

To easily rip audio from any YouTube video, here comes NoteBurner YouTube Video Downloader, a free tool that helps you download YouTube video and audio files with ease, 100% safe and clean.

Step 1Start YouTube Video Downloader

Download and install YouTube Video Downloader on your computer, and start it. Simply paste and copy the URL which you have previously copied from YouTube into the input box. Then click to analyze the link. After analysis, you can see a list with your desired video and also other related videos.

NoteBurner YouTube Downloader

Step 2Output settings.

Then NoteBurner YouTube Video Downloader will show you all the related videos. Click the settingssetting button in the upper right corner to customize the video quality (High, Medium, Low) and output path. Find the video you want to rip music from, click the "Advanced Download" settings icon, a window will pop up allowing you to select the corresponding video or audio in different output formats & quality.

choose youtube videos

Step 3Download Audio from YouTube video.

To download audio from a YouTube video to iPod, here we recommend choosing MP3 as the output format. Simple move your mouse to the MP3 icon, and click it to save the YouTube audio as MP3. You can check the downloaded YouTube music under Library after the downloading is finished. Now you are free to transfer the download YouTube songs to your iPod for offline listening.

  • Download quality: Video (144p, 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1280p, 1440p, 4K.), Audio (64kbps, 128 kbps, 320kbps.)
  • Output Format: Video (MP4, MKV, M4A, WEBM), Audio (M4A, WEBM)
  • Conversion quality: Low, Normal, High.
convert youtube video to mp3

Part 2. Import YouTube Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Mini/Touch

For Windows Computer:

iTunes is a common tool to import files to an iOS device. For most iOS users, iTunes is installed on the computer. Thus, it's the simplest approach to finish the transfer. Let's check how it works.

Step 1 Create A New Playlist on iTunes

Start the iTunes app on your computer. To import the whole folder of the downloaded YouTube songs as a new playlist on iPod, you'd better create a new playlist on iTunes. Click the top menu File > New > Playlist to transfer YouTube Music to iTunes library. Or you can right-click on the empty area on the left panel. Then tap "New Playlists" in a pop-up menu.

add youtube music to itunes library

Step 2 Import YouTube Songs to iTunes Library

Open the newly created playlist on iTunes. Then find the download folder of your YouTube Music tracks. Drag and drop the downloaded YouTube Music tracks to the playlist of iTunes.

import youtube music to itunes library

Step 3 Connect iPod with iTunes

Connect your iPod to your Windows PC using a USB cable and click the iPod icon to load the info of your iPod model in iTunes.

Note: Do NOT tick off the "Entire music library" option, otherwise all the existed playlists on your iPod will be overwritten.

Step 4 Upload YouTube Music Playlist to iPod via iTunes

On the left sidebar, click on the "Music" tab. Then in the right window, you need to tick off "Sync Music" and then select "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres". Under the "Playlists" category, you can select the playlist you need to sync. Here we choose the newly created playlist of YouTube Music, then hit on "Sync/Apply" to start uploading the YouTube Music playlist from iTunes Library to your iPod. Soon after, unlock your iPod, you will find the newly updated playlists via the Music app. You can freely enjoy the permanent playback.

import youtube music to iPod

Step 5 Free Playback of YouTube Music on iPod

Soon after, unlock your iPod, you will find the newly updated playlists via the Music app. You can freely enjoy the permanent playback.

free playback youtube music on iPod

For Mac Computer:

To use the Finder to transfer files, macOS Catalina is required. With earlier versions of macOS, use iTunes to import YouTube Music to iPod.

Step 1 Connect iPod to Finder

Open Finder on your Mac and connect your iPod to your Mac using a USB cable. Remember unlock your iPod and trust your Mac.

Step 2 Choose to move YouTube Music

In Finder, choose your iPod under Location, then choose the Music tab. After that, check "Sync music onto [your iPod's name]" and choose to sync Entire music library or Selected artists, albums, genres, and playlists.

Step 3 Start adding YouTube Music to iPod

Connect your iPod to your Windows PC using a USB cable and click the iPod icon to load the info of your iPod model in iTunes. After selecting your YouTube music tracks, click the Apply button to start transferring YouTube Music from the computer to iPod.


The End ~

When it comes to downloading YouTube songs, albums, playlists, or other audio files, TunePat YouTube Music Converter has a prior right. The engagement of this tool improves your efficiency of YouTube music downloading greatly. As you convert the songs from YouTube Music to MP3 files via TunePat, you will get those downloaded songs anytime and enjoy the playback on your iPod without limitation. Have a free trial right now!

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