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Top 5 Online Facebook Video Downloader

May 18, 2020• Proven solutions

Facebook platform is commonly used for media sharing and these days users commonly update videos to entertain their friends on network. Online video streaming is gaining more and more popularity these days and like other common streaming platforms such as Vimeo and YouTube, now Facebook is also being used for streaming needs. The sad truth is that Facebook does not allow its users to download videos directly to their smartphone so most of the users are searching for apps that can assist in Facebook video downloading. The article below will help you to find details about top 10 online Facebook video downloaders:

1. fbdown.net

This site helps users to enjoy direct video downloading from Facebook without any additional 3rd Party plugin or software tool. It makes fetching and downloading process much easier on mobile phones powered by android, windows and iPhones.

Steps to execute downloading process:
  • Play your Facebook video.
  • Right click on video and copy URL.
  • Paste this copied URL on FBDOWN.net and hit the download button.
  • Select video quality and save your video to your device.

2. getfbstuff.com

Getfbstuff.com is a popular media downloader that grabs links in flv or MP4 format to your personal device. This free web tool is easier to operate and never ask for additional plugins or ad-ons. The download process is much easier that can be followed by layman too.

Steps for downloading facebook videos:
  • Go to Facebook.com and find your desired video file.
  • Now copy URL link of this selected video.
  • Paste this Facebook video URL on getfbstuff.com and hit the download button.
  • Select your video file quality like SD or HD as per need and click on ‘save link as; option after initiating download.
Steps for downloading private video:
  • Get the page source for your private video.
  • Open this downloader tool online.
  • Paste page source in specified field and then hit download.

3. Downloadvideosfrom.com

This tool assists users to download as well as convert Facebook videos into MP3 format. Downloads can be initiated within seconds and this tool works for free. Users can make selection for file formats like MP4 and MP3 and in case if you want to download private videos then you have to follow instructions that are provided by this online tool itself on screen.

Steps to be followed for public video download:
  • Go online and select your facebook video that you need to download.
  • Now get its URL copied. To get this link users need to right click on video and then choose show URL option.
  • Now paste this copied URL on downloadvideosfrom.com window at specified location.
  • Chose your file format as MP4 HD, MP3 and MP4.
  • Hit the download button.

4. fbvideodownloader.net

FBVideoDownloader.Net is designed to serve Facebook users with fast video downloading services and the best part is that this tool is available for free. It simply generates video download link from browser for your desired videos that means you need not to install this application on your device. Videos can be downloaded with two types of resolution selection options as like Standard Definition (SD) and High-Definition (HD). Note that HD videos use to consume more space in device memory as compared to SD videos.

Steps for initiating video download:
  • First of all users need to know whether their selected video is hosted by Facebook or not.
  • Now copy the URL of your selected video file, you can access it directly by right clicking on activity feed.
  • Now paste this link into FB video downloader.net window and simply hit the download button.
  • Choose your media file format for downloading, it offers HD and SD selection.
  • Your download will begin within fraction of seconds.

5. Downvids.net

Downvids.net is commonly used for downloading high quality videos from YouTube as well as Facebook. The process for initiating downloads is quite easy where users simply need to copy and paste their desired video URL. This site allows media file downloads in MP4 and MP3 format with several resolution selection options. Like Full HD, HD and SD etc. Users can also convert their facebook videos into MP3 audio file using download.net.

Steps to be followed:
  • Go to your Facebook account and play your desired video.
  • Right click on this video and from drop down menu choose show video URL.
  • Copy this URL and directly paste it on Download.net window.
  • Choose your file format and hit download button.
  • In case if you want to download private videos then Download.net will provide another easy method to do that. So you simply need to follow instructions on website.

Tricks for Downloading Facebook Video with HD Quality:

Those who want to download HD videos from Facebook even without any additional downloader tool can follow these simple steps:

Step 1: First of all find your favourite videos on Facebook and then right click over it. You will find video URL on screen. Copy this URL.

Step 2: Visit your browser and paste copies URL at address bar of new tab, press enter.

Step 3: Now right click anywhere on page and then choose video page source option from drop down menu.

Step 4: Press CTRL+F button on keyboard till the time a search box appears on screen. Now type “hd_src:” in this search box.

Step 5: It is time to copy the content that is between quotes and is followed by hd_src:

Step 6: Visit your browser and paste your recently copied link over there. Hit enter button.

Step 7: Video will start playing on your device screen, right click and then chose “Save Video as” option to save it into your device.

Liza Brown
Liza Brown is a writer and a lover of all things video.