How to download facebook videos?

how to download facebook videos?

Lots of users daily upload many videos in Facebook for sharing it with their friends or for social activities. Video streaming feature of Facebook is gaining popularity very fast and soon it will be competing with others in this segment like Youtube, Vimeo, etc. But apart from all this, Facebook has not provided any feature to let his/her users to download those videos, but you can learn to download videos using this tutorial.

6 Steps to download facebook videos online:

  1. First you need to identify if the video is hosted by Facebook or not. It can be easily identified using simple inspection as shown below:

    Videos not hosted by Facebook Above video is not hosted on Facebook. You can see in the image, the host is Youtube.

    Videos hosted by Facebook Above video is hosted on Facebook.

  2. Now get the URL/link of the Facebook video. Video may be shared on the activity feed or you may have the direct access to the video page.
    If the video is shared on the activity feed then Right Click → Copy Link Address as shown below:

    Copy link of facebook videos from the activity page

    Copied video link will be like this:

    http://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=983761418315992
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=983761418315992
    http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=983761418315992

    You can also copy the video link from the browser when you click to watch the video:

    Copy link of facebook videos from watch page

    Copied video link will be like this:

    https://www.facebook.com/USER_NAME/videos/USER_ALBUM/983761418315992/?type=2&theater
    https://www.facebook.com/USER_NAME/videos/983761418315992/?pnref=story

    You may also copy the video link directly from the video page as shown below:

    Copy link of facebook videos from video page
  3. After copying the video link go to the fbvids.net

  4. In fbvids.net, paste the link in the input box and click the Download button.

    Downloading video using fbvids.net
  5. After clicking on Download button, a download page will open containing download link of the video with a video preview which you can use to watch the video before downloading it. Videos are provided in MP4 formats and may available in two resolutions i.e. HD (high-definition) and SD (standard-definition).

    FB Vids Video Download page
  6. Click on the Download MP4 button to start the video download.