Have you found a funny video on Facebook that you would like to download to your computer and / or mobile device so that you can then show it to all your friends but you don’t have the slightest idea how to do it? I don’t see the problem, I can give you a hand! If you allow me a few minutes of your precious free time I can in fact show you which ones are the best programs to download videos makes Facebook currently present on the square. And when I talk about programs I don’t just mean the “classic” software to download and install on the PC, but also the apps for smartphones and tablets useful for the purpose in question.
How do you say? Are you a computer landslide and afraid of not being up to the task? Come on, don’t be a coward. I can assure you that the resources I am about to suggest are very simple to use even for those who, like you, do not consider themselves exactly an expert in terms of new technologies. Then what do you worry about if I am here, ready and willing to provide you with all the necessary tips?
Come on then, get comfortable in front of your computer or grab your smartphone or tablet and follow the instructions below step by step. You will see, in the end you will not only be able to tell yourself very happy and satisfied with what you have learned but you will also be ready to provide useful advice on this to all your friends. What do you say, we bet?
Programs to download videos from Facebook to your computer
Let’s start this guide entirely dedicated to what are the best programs to download videos from Facebook from the resources available for your computer, Windows or Mac that is. Find everything explained below. Enjoy the reading!
4K Video Downloader (Windows / Mac)
The first among the programs to download videos from Facebook that I want to advise you to try is 4K Video Downloader. Haven’t you ever heard of it? Strange! It is one of the most popular video download software in the world. It is available for both Windows and Mac and allows you to download movies from Facebook and other popular Internet sites.
To download the program to your computer, connect to his website and click on the button Download 4K Video Downloader. When the download is complete, if you are using Windows open the file 4kvideodownloader_xx.exe just got it and first click on Yup and then on OK And Forward. Then put the check mark next to the item I accept the terms of the license agreement and press on Forward three consecutive times, then on Install come on end to complete the setup.
If, on the other hand, you are using a Mac, once you have downloaded the program, all you have to do is open the package .dmg which contains 4K Video Downloader and drag the icon of the latter into the folder Applications macOS / OS X. Then right-click on its icon attached to the applications folder and select the item You open from the menu that is shown to you (it only needs to be done the first time you start the program). This way you will bypass Apple’s restrictions on unauthorized developers.
When installation is complete, start the program, copy the address of the Facebook video you want to download on your PC, open 4K Video Downloader and click on the button Paste URL which is located at the top left. In the window that at this point is shown to you, select the resolution in which you want to download the breath (eg. high quality or normal quality) and start the download by pressing the appropriate button.
If you need to, you can also select the folder in which to save the video by clicking on the button […] at the bottom right and extract only the audio of the chosen movie by selecting the appropriate option from the drop-down menu at the top left.
Freemake Video Downloader (Windows)
Freemake Video Downloader is a free program available for Windows operating systems that allows you to download videos from many Internet sites and online services, including Facebook. It has a nice user interface in Italian, it is very easy to use and it also allows you to convert the videos to download. The only thing you have to take into account is that it applies a frame to the beginning and end of the downloaded video. To remove it, you need to switch to the paid version.
To download the program to your computer, connect to his home page and click on the button Free download. When the download is complete, start the file FreemakeVideoDownloaderSetup.exe just obtained, click on Yup in response to the warning you see appear on the screen and then on OK to set Italian as the language. Now remove the check from the item relating to sending data to Freemake if you do not like it (otherwise leave everything as it is) and then click on the button Forward twice in a row. Then click on the button end and wait a few moments for the software window to appear on the desktop.
At this point, copy the URL of the video on Facebook you want to download, click on the button Paste web address at the top left, fill out the login form to your account on the social network attached to the program window that you see appear and then press the button Download / Download and convert (the writing on the button may vary according to the scene previously performed).
WinX YouTube Downloader (Windows)
From name one would not say but WinX YouTube Downloader is a free software for Windows operating systems that not only allows you to download YouTube videos from the Internet but also those of various other portals, including Facebook. All movies are downloaded without loss of quality and in the original format. The interface is well maintained but it is only in English. However, considering that the program is very simple to use, this should not create any particular problems.
To download immediately to your PC, connect to his website and click the button Download Now placed in the center of the screen. When the download is complete, open the file Winx-youtube-downlaoder.exe just got it.
Click on yes, then on OK and then on Next. Accept the conditions of use of the software by selecting the item I accept the agreement and click again on Next four times in a row and then presses on Install and to conclude on Finish.
Now, click on the button Click to add YouTube video URL on the left, then press the button Analyze attached to the new window that opened on the screen, select the video format in which you want to download from the list below (if available) and click on the button Ok which is always at the bottom.
Finally, press the button Download located in the lower right part of the main screen of the program and wait for the video to download. When the download is complete, the folder in which the video was saved will automatically open.
By default all downloaded videos are saved in the folder Video of the PC. If you have special needs, you can change the destination path (before downloading the video) by indicating the position you prefer in the field Targe Folder: located in the lower right part of the main program window.
Programs to download videos from Facebook for smartphones and tablets
Let’s now move on to the apps for smartphones and tablets. If the thing interests you, keep reading, you will find indicated those that in my opinion are worth taking into consideration on Android And iOS in the following lines. Have fun and, of course, have a good download!
Video Downloader for Facebook (Android)
Are you using an Android smartphone or tablet and are you looking for an application through which you can download your movies on Facebook? Then try now Video Downloader for Facebook which works extremely quickly and easily.
After downloading and installing the app, press the button Login, access the login credentials to your Facebook account, locate the video to download and click on its thumbnail.
At this point, select the option from the menu you see on the screen Download and wait a few moments for the download of the movie to be started and completed.
Then you can view and manage the videos downloaded from Facebook directly from the application screen, simply by tapping the Menu button (the one with the three lines horizontally) located at the top left and then choosing the item Downloads from the bar that appears laterally. Then, tap on the icon of a video to start playing it or press on arrow which is next to its name to share it in other applications (Share) or delete it (Delete).
Note: If when trying to download a video from Facebook you see an error message appear, try to connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi and not via data network to solve.
Video Saver (iOS)
If, on the other hand, what you have is an iPhone or an iPad, you can download the videos from Facebook by contacting Video Saver. It is an application designed specifically for the purpose in question, it is very intuitive and you don’t need to be Mark Zuckerberg to use it.
After having downloaded, installed and started it on your device, to use it presses on the empty field at the top, step on Paste URL and paste the link of the video on the social network you want to download. Then wait for the video to be processed and for its preview to be visible at the bottom of the application screen.
Then, stop on the blue button Repost and from the menu you see appear and select the option Save video. The movie will therefore be saved in the gallery of your iDevice and you can access it by pressing on the app Photo and then on the album Video.