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YouTube Song Finder – How to Identify Music in YouTube Videos

Author by Rocabella

Update Apr 19, 2019

I recently watched a video on YouTube and liked the songs played in the background. But it became tedious to identify song in YouTube video because I have never used YouTube music identifier. Now, follow this article, you will get five simple and useful ways to identify music in YouTube videos.

What song is in this YouTube video? You must have the similar experience that you are attracted to the background music of a YouTube video but have no idea about how to find music from YouTube video because you don’t know their names. Usually, well-known artists will add music names, singers and other details when uploading music videos. But for most homemade videos, there's nothing you can do. So, are you going to give it up? Of course not, I really know you may get frustrated, hence, I’d like to share with you 5 practical ways to recognize song from YouTube. Ready? Here we go!

Five Practical & Efficient Approaches to YouTube Music Recognition

Find Song in YouTube Video by Checking Video Description & Public Comment Below

Method 1 - Carefully Check the Video Description & Public Comment Below

In the video description, some YouTubers will directly list all the music materials used in this video. And you will find that many people may ask music names in the comments section, and some geeks will provide the answers. So, you may identify music in YouTube videos through carefully checking the video description and public comment section. This is also the most common way to find music in YouTube video.

Search the Obscure Music Lyrics in Google

Method 2 - Search the Obscure Music Lyrics in Google

One simple and straight way to identify the background music is to focus on the lyrics of the song. If they are clearly audible, you can Google it and get the song recognized. Google will show some similar and exact results, get your song from the search results.

Taking Help from YouTube Song Finder Online

Method 3 - Using Online YouTube Song Finder

Some online sites can help you quickly find song in YouTube video like “”, a tool to identify music in YouTube videos. You just have to copy and paste the YouTube link in the search bar on the homepage and click “Start”. Then you will get the name of the song used in that particular video. In this way, you can find music from YouTube video in several seconds.

YouTube Music Finder Extension

Method 4 - Using YouTube Music Finder Browser Extension/Add-on

Similarly, there are also some browser extensions/add-ons can help you find music from YouTube video, such as the AHA Music - Music Identifier.

After installation, open the extension when you are playing the YouTube video, and then you will see the music name, so you can find music from YouTube video within several seconds.

YouTube Background Music Finder APP

Method 5 - Using Smartphone APP

We all have a smartphone today. So, you can also use some YouTube music identifier APPs to recognize song from YouTube such as Shazam and SoundHound. To use this service you need to install such app on your mobile phone firstly and keep it near your computer loudspeaker. Then play the YouTube video again, the app on your phone will find music from YouTube video after several seconds.

How to Download the Music Recognized by YouTube Song Finder

After you’ve identified your favorite music, you can use the YouTube songs downloader to download these songs to local or portable devices. First, the program can save videos & audios from YouTube, Dailymotion, Facebook… etc with 300+ formats. Besides, it can extract audio from video without any quality loss. By the way, setting the advanced parameters in this program is a good trick to make the music sound better.

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Simple Guide on How to Download Desired Music after You Identify Music in YouTube Videos

Download YouTube Music

Before start, please free downloadfree download this program on your Windows computer first. After that, go to YouTube and copy music URL.

Step1: Launch the Program

Find the button “Downloader” on the interface, click on +New Download in the new window.

Step2: Add YouTube Video URL to the Program

Then copy & paste the URL of the online video/audio from YouTube to the software, click on the “Analyze”. It will start to automatically analyze the source of the video for you.

Step3: Set Video Resolution and Path

Select your desired resolution and output location (all kinds of video resolutions are supported including 8K, 4K, 1080P, 720P...).

Step4: Finish Downloading Process

Just hit Download All. The advanced technology makes the downloading process smooth and fast.

As we mentioned above, HD Video Converter Factory Pro supports 300+ video & audio formats and portable devices. That is to say, you can even convert some little-known audio formats to popular formats like AMR, Opus, VOC.

Related search: AMR to MP3, Opus to MP3, VOC to MP3

Warning: Only for PERSONAL USAGE! Before downloading, please make sure if it is legal to download YouTube resources and follow close to YouTube Terms of Service.

At last...

After reading, you have got 5 methods to identify music in YouTube videos. I guess using the above-mentioned tricks you can now easily find music from YouTube video. If you have any unique way to do the same, you are free to share your experience in the comment section below.

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