While you can save up to watch later posts, sometimes you want to download the videos you find on your feed. Suppose they are how-to videos you want to save when working on a specific project or funny or emotional videos that you want to share with friends and family. In that case, you can download Facebook videos from your feed to your device with just a few simple steps.
So what happens when you stumble on Facebook, Watch great videos but do not have time to watch it completely, or find very useful content you want to save the video and use it as a reference for later? Luckily, there is a fast and simple way to download and save videos Facebook on the desktop - here; we'll show you how.
You can download videos from Facebook as long as it has been assigned to the public. Windows, Mac users, and Android need to copy and modify the video link, while iPhone users must use third-party applications such as Media.
Facebook also has a video option that save that appears when you click on the three dots icon at the topmost of the post videos. However, this does not really.
This trick only works on the Facebook.com website and will not work on the application, so you will need to go to Facebook in your browser first. Then, find the desired video you want to download and right-click on the video. Next, click on the option that says Show video URL.
A small box with the video's URL will appear. Copy the desired video link and then paste that link in a new tab or window address bar. Then, change the www in the address to Basic. So, for example, if the URL of the video is https://www.facebook.com/DigitalTrends/videos/593414421380089, you will turn it into https://mbasic.facebook.com/DigitalTrends/videos/593414421380089. Once you're done, press Enter on your keyboard. This does change the basic interface address to the phone, which will then let you download the video. If you do it right, the screen looks a little funny, like you're trying to look at the Facebook app on your browser.
Next, right-click on the video and select Open link in a new tab from the menu. In a new tab, the video will not have ones like the comment and additional Facebook like button. It will just be a video.
From there, right-click on the video and select Save video as from the menu. Then, please save it to your computer as usual video or other images. Now you can play the video with any video player that you have installed on your computer.