Lots of users daily upload many videos on 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:
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:
Get the URL/link of the Facebook video. Video may be shared on the activity feed or you may have direct access to the video page.
Option 1: Activity Feed
If the video is shared on the activity feed then Right Click → Copy Link Address as shown below:
Option 2: Video or Watch Page
You can also copy the video link from the browser when you click to watch the video:
You may also copy the video link directly from the video page as shown below:
After copying the video link go to the GenFK.com
In GenFK.com, paste the link in the input box and click the Download button.
After clicking on the Download button, a download page will open containing a 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).
Click on the Download MP4 button to start the video download.
- Only videos that are public can be downloaded using the above method. Public videos have a 'globe' symbol.
- For private videos, please use this tool: Private Facebook Video Downloader
- Learn more about downloading the private facebook videos.
- To play video on your computer, you may need to install a video player. You may try the VLC player, which is freeware.