Understanding the user interface

Brief description of the main user interface controls, indicators and features.

Screenshots has been taken using the Mac version of the program, the app looks almost the same on Windows and Linux.

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Main window

Main window interface elements of YouTube to MP3 Converter explained
  1. Paste link button

    Use this button to paste the link you want to download, alternatively you can press +V on Mac or Ctrl+V on the PC keyboard. If you paste a playlist link by clicking this button while holding the Alt key, then the app will expand the playlist automatically

  2. Tracking button

    It opens the Tracking dialog where you can manage your playlist or channel subscriptions

  3. Start all button

    Starts downloading all items in the download list

  4. Remove button

    Immediately removes the selected item from the download list

  5. Tag editor

    You can edit the most used tags here before a track is downloaded. You can also edit tags of multiple tracks at once

  6. Start button

    Starts downloading the selected track

  7. Cover art editor

    Pops up a dialog where you can change the found artwork to the one you like

  8. Locate button

    Opens the default file browser in the location of the downloaded file

  9. Right-click menu

    Right-click on any track or several selected tracks to get a menu with additional functions

  10. Status bar

    It has some more options and indicators and will be explained below

Status bar

Status bar elements of YouTube to MP3 Converter explained
  1. Clear

    Clean up the download list by removing completed downloads or wipe it completely by choosing Clear

  2. Options

    Easy way to access application preferences and some of the most used options

  3. iTunes export switch

    It turns blue when iTunes export is enabled

  4. Speed limit switch

    It turns blue when the speed limit mode is enabled. Can be configured in Preferences -> Download

  5. What to do after all downloads have finished

    Turns blue if something instead of 'Do nothing' is selected

  6. Tracking

    Quick access to 'Add new videos' function from Tracking

  7. Help

    About dialog can be found here, also shows links to tutorials on Windows


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