Use Workflow to Convert YouTube Videos to Audio Files for your Apple Device

By | May 21, 2015


YouTube is known to be the best website for you to check out whenever you want to watch videos, and even listen to music. There are lots of music files on YouTube that don’t even have videos, or only have the lyrics of the song.

It’s a good thing that there is a method for you to convert the video into audio, and what you need is one nice app to do that.


First of all, take note that this is only meant for non-jailbroken Apple devices. Workflow is an app that you can get from the app store, and will provide you a lot of automating features that will make you more comfortable when it comes to using your device. Lately, there are lots of workflow methods that we have exploited already, and this time you will surely learn how to convert your YouTube videos into audio files that you can listen to. Take note that the file will be converted to M4A.

First, make sure to know that this video to audio conversion using Workflow will need you to make two kinds of workflows on the app. It’s because of the system that the app has in store for you. First of all, you need to download the video that you want to convert using the previous lesson that we have for you. Once your video is in Camera Roll, just do these steps to get what you need:

  1. Add the command for ‘video to audio’ using your Work Flow app.
  2. Go to, and then Videos
  3. Choose the youtube video that you recently got.
  4. Then tap the Share Button, choose run workflow like you did last lesson, and go ahead and choose ‘convert video to m4a’.

In this way, you will be able to open up the file already. You will be able to place this on various programs like google drive, facebook, file managers, and many more apps that support M4A filetypes. Rest assured that by using these workflows, for sure you will be able to make your YouTube videos into audio files under M4A. This is truly perfect for your needs in listening to music. Stay tuned as we explore more of workflow for all of us to feel more convenient without jailbreaking your phone.

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