It is not so hard to download music free for Mac since you could always use a music downloader for Mac to download free music from YouTube, Vevo, or Soundcloud. The thing is that there is a large number of music formats which iTunes doesn't support, such as FLAC, Ogg, etc. For those who want to download music for Mac and especially for those diehard Apple users who would like to sync music from Mac to their iDevices, they will surely have preference to download MP3/AAC music for Mac which supported natively with iTunes.
One reason to download music in MP3 and AAC directly for Mac is for iTunes friendly or player friendly, since the default player on Mac aka QuickTime only supports limited music formats natively. In that case, a remarkable free music downloader called 5KPlayer is specially designed for Mac to download MP3/AAC music directly from the most popular music streaming sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Vine, Soundcloud, you can check out the list of top 10 legal music download sites. Most importantly, with this specialized music downloader for Mac, you won't need shell out for any third party video converter to convert YouTube MP3.
Another reason to download music for Mac in MP3/AAC is for transferring from Mac to iPhone/iPod/iPad. Research shows, an estimated 38% of people listen to music on their mobile device weekly, and many of them choose to transfer the downloaded music from computer to iPhone/iPod/iPad in conjunction of purchasing music on iDevices. In order to make the music playable on iDevices, the best way is to download MP3/AAC music on Mac and 5KPlayer is here to provide limitless and compatible music resource by offering free music downloads for Mac which empowers you to sync millions 128kbps/258kbps HQ MP3 AAC music from computer to iPhone/iPod/iPad/Andriod via iTunes.
In order to download music for Mac (El Capitan/Yosemite/Mavericks), The music downloader for Mac is ready with no doubt. Here let's see the top 5 free music download sites for Mac, which are also supported to free download with 5KPlayer.
Top 1. Free music download site for Mac – Soundcloud.
Soundcloud is one of the best free music download sites for Mac. Not only it allows you to upload your own music freely, but also offers free music downloads for Mac and PC. But not all songs can be downloaded on this platform; you can always use 5KPlayer as the default Soundcloud music downloader for Mac to carry out free Soundcloud music downloads on Mac.
Top 2. Free music download site for Mac – Audiomack.
Audiomack is the place for artists to effortlessly share their music and the free music download site for fans to discover and download the latest free songs and albums. You can download your favorite music for Mac with 5KPlayer by different genres here.
Top 3: audiofarm
Top 4: Jamendo
Top 5: MP3.com
Besides the above music download sites for Mac, 5KPlayer can also free download MP3 music for Mac directly from YouTube without degrading the quality. Check the detailed tutorial below!
Download music video for Mac from YouTube.
Step 1: Free download this music downloader for Mac and then set it running.
Step 2:Copy the URL of the music you want to download for Mac on YouTube.
Step 3: Click "YouTube" on its main interface and then click "Paste URL & Analyze" to analyze the URL of target music.
Step 4: Press "Download" to accomplish free music downloads for Mac. Read on if you want to save MP3/AAC music on your Mac.
Convert YouTube music to MP3/AAC
Step 1: Click "Video" under YouTube folder in the left to find the music video you just downloaded with this music downloader for Mac.
Step 2: Move the cursors toward the file icon below the target music video your just downloaded and then click it.
Step 3: There you can choose whether to convert the music video to MP3 or to AAC, just click the corresponding button when you are ready.
Now you have downloaded both the music video and MP3/AAC music for Mac (El Capitan/Yosemite/Mavericks), feel free to play with 5KPlayer as well since this amazing music downloader for Mac is also a kick ass MP3 music player for Mac that helps you to stream music from Mac/iPhone SE/iPad Pro to Apple TV and AirPlay Speakers as well. What are you waiting for? Free download this all-in-one music video downloader/player/streamer to embark your music journey with your Mac now!
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