To legally download a song from YouTube and burn it to a CD, either the song must be in the public domain or the artist must have granted permission for the song to be duplicated. In order to burn a CD, you need to convert the song from video to mp3 format and then decompress it into an audio file.Continue Reading
For a song to be in the public domain, the artist must release it or their rights over the song must expire. The first step in burning a song to a CD is to convert the YouTube video into an audio file, most often a mp3 file. To do this, you can use a free third-party website, such as vidtomp3.com or listentoyoutube.com. To use these sites, simply input the URL into a text box and click "download."
These programs create compressed audio files from the videos, which a CD player cannot read. To create an audio CD, you must use another program to decompress these files, such as Express Burn, Windows Media Player or Roxio's Easy CD Creator. Insert a blank CD and select the files desired to burn the CD. Do not remove the CD before the software tells you to, as this results in incomplete audio files.Learn more about Internet & Networking