How to Download Facebook Videos to Computer

By Emily Watson, Saturday, June 27, 2015

This page covers how to download videos from Facebook.

A reader wrote to FonePaw and asked: "How can I download Facebook videos to my computer? I accidentally deleted some of my videos off my hard drive and Facebook is the only place that I have them shared."

Facebook is a useful backup medium for our cool videos if we know how to download facebook videos. Also, there are so many video clips made by our friend on Facebook. If we figure out the way to download them, we can enjoy them anytime we want.

Whether you want to download the one you upload or those posted by your friends, this article provides two ways for you to download facebook video as easy as possible. Also see: How to Download YouTube Videos.

Solution 1: Download Facebook video with FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate
Solution 2: Download a Friend's Facebook Video

Solution 1: Download Facebook video with FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate

Besides being video converter, FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate is also a video downloader. This software not only allows you to download videos from Facebook, but from YouTube, BBC, TED, Yahoo, Dailymotion and more. Just download it right now and follow the steps below to download your favorite Facebook videos.

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1. Install and run the video downloader

After downloading, install and launch the program on your computer. Then, click "Download" in the top tool bar.

2. Copy the URL of the video that you want to download

Open Facebook.com in your browser to find the URL of the video that you want to download. Then, copy the URL.

Copy the URL Link of Facebook Video

3. Add the Facebook video URL to the program

Go back to the video downloader and paste the video's Link. Then, click "Analyze".

Add Facebook Video URL to Program

4. Start to download Facebook video.

Once the URL is parsed successfully, simply click "OK" button on the bottom right to download the Facebook video.

Download Online Facebook Videos

Solution 2: Download a Friend's Facebook Video

1. Open the Facebook video you want to download

Open Facebook and find and open the video you want to download.


2. Modify the URL

In the address bar, change the URL "www" to "m" so the URL should start with https://m.facebook.com/...


3. Download Facebook videos

Once changed press enter to open the mobile version of the page and follow the steps below on your browser.

• Chrome browser users: Click play and right-click the video and choose the option "Save video as...." and choose where you want to save the video.

• Firefox browser users: Right-click the video icon and click "Save Link as..." and choose where you want to save the video.

• Internet Explorer browser users: Right-click the video icon and click "Save target as..." and choose where you want to save the video.


Write in the End:

You might like to watch the downloaded Facebook videos on some portable devices, like iPhone, iPad, Samsung and so on. In this case, you need to convert the downloaded videos to your device compatible format with FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate first. Go to the tutorial page to get step-by-step details. Finally, don't forget to like FonePaw on Facebook!

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