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MP3 Rocket is an app meant for converting videos into MP3. You can even make video ringtones with this tool. It can download songs in high quality mode with the bitrate of 256 kbs. There is free version and pro version is available for $49.95.

MP3 Rocket sure seems to be a useful app but it's not free of problems. There are compatibility issues with the app. Basic and Pro versions don't work on Mac. MP3 Rocket currently only supports Windows PCs. The official website tells this explicitly.

MP3 rocket for mac

Don't try to download the EXE file from MP3 Rocket website and run it on your Mac. You'll get a message saying "the download was corrupt" or so. What you need is MP3 Rocket for Mac alternative that really helps you to convert YouTube to MP3. Don't worry, if your MP3 Rocket is not working. There are plenty of alternatives to MP3 Rocket for Mac (OS X EL Capitan included) available. Check out the following alternatives and learn which one is the best.

Part 1. MP3 Rocket Alternatives for Mac

It is well known that there are hundreds of video downloaders out there. Here we take a look at 5 alternative applications, categorized by the OS they can be supported on, in this case Mac and Windows.





    iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac

    iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac
$29.00 (Free trial also available)
  • Up to 3X downloading speed;
  • Supports hundreds of video sharing sites;
  • Allows to download 4K and 1080P videos;
  • Convert videos to any format;
  • One click to download and convert feature;
  • Download and convert in batches;
  • Supports a number portable devices.
  • Built in media player and task manager.
  • A bit pricy;
  • no merging or crop tools available.

    YouTube Downloader HD

    YouTube Downloader HD
  • Converts downloaded videos into various formats;
  • No plugins required;
  • Supports big video files
  • Capable of downloading HD videos;
  • Virus infected;
  • Not working errors.

    MediaHuman YouTube To MP3 Converter

    MediaHuman YouTube To MP3 Converter
  • Nice feature list;
  • Clean and fast.
  • Plain looking

    4K YouTube to MP3

    4K YouTube to MP3
  • Saves videos in MP3, MA4, OGG;
  • Built-in player;
  • Works with Vimeo and Dailymotion;
  • Easy to use;
  • Free solution;
  • Great design.
  • Gives errors on videos sometimes.


  • Available for use online;
  • You can download and convert videos from YouTube, MySpace, Yahoo, MSN and more;
  • No installation required;
  • Simple and fast to use.
  • Error messages;
  • Slow speed;
  • Poor interface.

Part 2. Why Choose iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac

iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac is undoubtedly the best MP3 Rocket Pro for Mac. It's one of the easiest YouTube downloader and converter for Mac (OS X 10.9 Yosemite) that enables you one-click to extract MP3 from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Vevo, Veoh, and up to 100 sites. Like MP3 Rocket, it downloads and converts video at lightning speed - batch downloading is features. Get a free trial now. Let's look at some of its key features.

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iTube Studio for Mac allows you to download HD videos fast from a large number of video-sharing sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Dailymotion, Metacafe, VEVO and more. It automatically detects the video playing on your browser, and using a smart Download button to download the video.

Another feature is it converts videos that you have downloaded to any audio/video format. You can even convert online videos for use with iPhone, iPad, iPod, and other portable devices. It converts YouTube videos to MP3, while maintaining perfect audio quality. It also automatically exports MP3 audio files from YouTube to iTunes. iTube Studio helps you to manage and play your videos by building your video library. It allows you to import your desktop videos to the program, and even play them with the built-in media player.

There is a lot more which makes iTube Studio for Mac the best MP3 Rocket alternative. With so many uses and features, why not spend $29 once and the make the most out of this application? Multitasking is allowed during the downloading and conversion. The downloaded videos do not lose their quality. So don't worry about anything at all.

Part 3. How to Use MP3 Rocket for Mac

As an ideal MP3 Rocket for Mac alternative, iTube Studio is extremely easy to use. Similar to MP3 Rocket, it can automatically download YouTube to iTunes library so you can sync to iPod, iPhone and iPad in a hassle-free way. Now see how to use this MP3 Rocket alternative on Mac (including OS X 10.10 Yosemite) step by step.

MP3 rocket mac

1. Open MP3 Rocket for Mac Alternative

Download and install iSkysoft YouTube Converter for Mac. A wizard will guide you through the process step by step. When complete, a download button will be integrated into your selected browser(s). You can then run it from Application folder. From now on, you can watch YouTube in Safari, Firefox, or Chrome, and save it to MP3 anytime you want.

2. One Click to Download YouTube Video

Now go to with your favorite browser and play the video you want to download. Mouse over the YouTube video player, and the Download button will appear at the top left corner. Click it to start capturing and downloading YouTube video.

Alternatively, copy the YouTube video URL and click the Paste URL or drag and drop the URL to the dock. Both will start downloading YouTube video as you want.

MP3 rocket for mac alternative

3. Convert YouTube to MP3, Importing to iTunes or Not

The downloaded video will appear in the Downloaded tab. To convert YouTube video to MP3, go to Downloaded tab, and click the Convert. In the window that shows, choose MP3 format from Common Audio category. Or you can directly choose iPod in the Apple category and similarly PSP in Game Devices. All popular formats and devices are fully supported. If an Apple device is chosen, you can tick the option "Export to iTunes" at bottom of the window. If so the converted MP3 file will be imported to iTunes library automatically. It's only a few clicks away from playing on your iPod.

Directly Download YouTube to MP3: This MP3 Rocket for Mac alternative makes it even faster to download YouTube to MP3 or iTunes. By checking the "Download then Convert" button at the top right corner, you set the conversion format. Thus, when you click the Download button in browser, the YouTube video will be downloaded to MP3 and iTunes directly. No more conversions. Magic!

So MP3 Rocket apparently doesn't work with a Mac because it is only a Windows program. If you like MP3 Rocket, you will surely love iTube Studio for Mac - the best equivalent of MP3 Rocket for Mac. All recent Mac OS X systems are supported, including Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, and Leopard. You can also try online YouTube downloader if you don't want to install anything.

Part 4. MP3 Rocket for Android - How to Transfer Media to Android Devices

mp3 rocket android

If you want to transfer a video to any Android device, you can use iSkysoft iTransfer for Mac for this purpose. It is an app meant for transferring media files from iDevices to any device you want. The media files include, videos, audio and photos. You can either transfer them by connecting your device to your smartphone or any other device with your Mac using a USB cable or you can export the files to iTunes. Its fast and its capable of detecting the media files automatically. It has the media file format detection feature which gives options of converting the files that support the iDevice formats. So even if you transfer any device from an Android phone, you can still make it useable.

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