How to Download Video from Facebook to Computer 2020

By Wilson Kendal | Updated on Oct 13, 2020

Download Facebook Videos to Computer

Videos are occupying the world. On the largest and oldest social media platform, Facebook, people are fond of sharing and streaming short video clips for entertaining. Like other social media platforms, Facebook doesn't provide the download function for people to save the video content as they need. But we still make ways to do it. In this blog, you will get 3 methods to download videos from Facebook on desktop easily. Grasp them now for saving the Facebook videos you like!

CONTENT Method 1. Download Video from Facebook with Third-party SoftwareMethod 2. Save Facebook Video to Computer via Screen RecorderMethod 3. Download Facebook Video to Computer Using Chrome Extension

Method 1. Download Video from Facebook with Third-party Software

The best and most secure method to download videos from Facebook is to use a professional and reliable video downloader to help. Today, all kinds of video downloaders are released to help people save online videos, such as the YouTube video downloaders, Instagram video downloaders, Twitter video downloaders, and so forth. There are also Facebook video downloaders, but today I'd like to recommend an all-in-one video downloader to you, which is VideoHunter.

VideoHunter is called an "Any Video Downloader" because it has high compatibility to download online videos from 1,000+ sites, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Dailymotion, Niconico, TED, CNN, and so on. So instead of keeping all kinds of video downloaders on your device, you now just need one VideoHunter to solve everything.

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How to Download Facebook Videos to Computer

STEP 1. Install VideoHunter to your computer at first. Just by clicking the download icon to get the appropriate version according to your device system. Then follow instruction to complete the process and launch VideoHunter.

STEP 2. Open Facebook and go to the video you desire to download. Now, click the "Share" icon under the video and then choose "Copy Link" option.

Copy Facebook Video Link

STEP 3. Paste the link to VideoHunter's downloading frame bar (inside "Downloader"), and then press the "Analyze" icon beside the bar.

Paste and Analyze Facebook Link

STEP 4. Select a quality you need, and finally, hit "Download" to start saving the Facebook video offline.

NOTE: VideoHunter will save the downloaded video to its default folder. You can change it in "Output" section, which is located in the bottom of the main feed.

Download Facebook Video to Computer

Method 2. Save Facebook Video to Computer via Screen Recorder

Instead of using a video downloader, you can also take a light weight screen recorder to caputer the Facebook videos for storing on your computer. On iPhone, you can use the provided iOS screen recording feature to record the video. While on Android, there are also many useful screen recorders to help. So what about on computer? Here, I'd like to introduce a light weight and simple to use software, RecordAnyVid to you.

RecordAnyVid provides both Windows and Mac versions for desktop users to capture their screens without hassle. It is designed with simple and easy-to-handle functions, so every user can quickly master this tool even they are green hands.

Highlighted Features of RecordAnyVid:

* Record any screen activities, including online meetings, video games, movies, TV shows, etc.;
* Save recordings in mainstream formats such as WMV, MP4, MOV, F4V, MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A, etc.;
* Capture the screen to image with one-shot and save in PNG, JPG/JPEG, GIF, TIFF;
* Offers three modes for usage: Video Recorder, Audio Recorder, and Snapshot;
* Hotkeys to help control the recording process to be more convenient.

How to Save Facebook Videos with RecordAnyVid

STEP 1. Download RecordAnyVid from VidPaw's official site and the follow the installation instruction to install the program properly on your Windows or Mac.

STEP 2. Open RecordAnyVid on your computer and then click into the "Video Recorder". You should customize the size of the recording window for fitting the Facebook video. Also, adjust the volume of the system sound as you need.

Tip: Turn off Microphone sound can make the recording audio to be much clearer because noise can be avoided.

Adjust to Record Facebook Video

STEP 3. Start recording Facebook video by clicking on the "REC" icon. Then it will count down from 3 and then begin to record. So please click to play the video before the 3 seconds end.

STEP 4. When the video is over, click on the "Stop" button on the recording menu bar and save the recorded Facebook video to your computer.

Save Facebook Recording

Method 3. Download Facebook Video to Computer Using Chrome Extension

If you don't want to download extra software for saving Facebook videos, why not try a Chrome extension, Download Facebook Videos, to help download videos from Facebook on the web platform? It is simple to use as well. Let's quickly go through the tutorial.

STEP 1. Search for "Download Facebook Videos" in Google Chrome Web Store and click "Add to Chrome" for installing the extension to your browser.

Add Download Facebook Videos Extension to Chrome

STEP 2. Open Facebook and access the video you want to download to computer. Click to play the video.

STEP 3. Now click on the "Download Facebook Videos" extension icon on Chrome's extension bar, and the extension will detect the video as well as offer you options to save the video offline.

Download FB Video Using Extension

Now you get 3 ways to download Facebook videos to a computer without hassle. All of them are simple to use and they are completely safe for using. Now when you find some Facebook videos you like on the platform, you can download them as personal collections for playback offline!

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