Among the easiest ways of downloading songs, albums and audio files is by copying and pasting, clicking links and saving files to your computer. Music uploading sites have allowed creators of music to share music with others by offering URL links to the songs. These links can be copied and pasted for direct access to a download link. How to Download Music From YouTube Using the URL by Keith Patrick. Do you want to download music playing in the background of a video and save it as MP3 track? If yes, just follow these simple steps below to download music from YouTube .