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How to Download TikTok (Musical.ly) Videos?

Jan 04,2019• Proven solutions

With more than 90 million registered users and 580 million new videos posted each day, TikTok is one of the largest live streaming and video sharing platforms in the world. Previously known as Musical.ly this social network changed its name in the August of 2018 to TikTok, but it is still predominantly dedicated to music videos.

The platform allows its users to produce 15-second to one-minute videos and it offers a rich collection of filters, effects, and music. In case you want to edit your TikTok videos with some other app or use them to create videos longer than one minute, you must first save them to your Smartphone or a computer. Here's how you can download videos from the TikTok platform.


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Method 1: Downloading Your TikTok Videos to Your Smartphone

Both iPhone and Android users can install the TikTok app on their devices, and the process of downloading videos with this app to the camera roll is identical for iOS and Android operating systems. All you have to do is launch the TikTok app from your phone and tap on the Account icon that is located in the bottom right corner of the app's main window.

 Saving TikTok Video

All the videos you posted to TikTok are located on your profile page, so you simply have to select the video you want to download and tap on it. The video will automatically start playing and you can just tap on the Share icon in the lower right section of the screen and proceed to select the Download option from the new window that contains different share options. The download will start immediately after you tap on the Download icon, and the video will be saved to your phone's camera roll.

Method 2: Using the Video Downloader Apps to Download other TikTok Videos

The process of downloading videos to a Smartphone directly from the TikTok app can be quite slow, so if you want to save videos from this video sharing platform to your phone in no time you can try using some of the downloader apps for Musical.ly that are available at the Google Play store.

Downloading TikTok Videos With the Video Downloader for Musical.ly

Once you've installed the Video Downloader for Musical.ly on your phone, you should open the TikTok app and locate the video you want to save. All of your videos are available on the profile page, so you should tap on the Account icon and proceed to select the video you'd like to download. Tap on the Share icon once the video starts playing, and then tap on the Copy Link option.

Launch the Video Downloader for Musical.ly app and paste the link to the designated destination in the app. The preview of your video will appear on the screen, and you'll be able to choose between Save Image and Download Video options. Tap on the Download Video option and wait for the download process to be completed. You won't have to wait long, as the app downloads videos faster than the TikTok app.

Downloading Videos From TikTok Using the Downloader for Musical.ly app

The process of downloading videos from TikTok with Downloader for Musical.ly is identical to the process of downloading videos with Video Downloader for Musical.ly app. You just have to copy the link of the video in the TikTok app, paste it to the Downloader for Musical.ly app and hit Download. However, the app contains adds which can be a bit frustrating if you're planning on using it on a daily basis.

 Saving TikTok Video

The video will be saved to your phone after the download is over without watermarks, so you can edit it further and share it with your friends.

Method 3: Download TikTok Videos via Email

 Saving TikTok Video

The TikTok's share menu features the email option, that enables you to send a video to yourself or to a friend via email. Once you select the video you want to send you should simply click on the Share icon, select the email option from the menu and insert the email addresses into the To and From sections. You can also send TikTok videos to yourself by inserting your own email address into both sections.

Go to your email account where you will be able to see the video you sent to yourself or to your friend. The Download option will be displayed next to the video, so just click on it in order to save the video to your phone.

Method 4: Saving MP4 Video Files to a PC

 Saving TikTok Video

The web-based version of the TikTok platform called Musical.ly Videos enables its users to browse through thousands of videos from their computers. However, the download option is not available, so in order to save MP4 video files to a PC computer, you must first install the 5KPlayer that lets you download videos from all video sharing platforms.

 Saving TikTok Video

You can download a video from the Muscial.ly video platform in just two simple steps. You first have to find the video you'd like to save to your computer and open its preview page. Afterwards, you should just copy the video's URL and paste it into the 5KPlayer. You can do this by clicking on the Paste URL & Analyze button in the 5KPlayer. Once the thumbnail of the video is displayed you can just click on the Download button to save the MP4 video file to the desired location on your hard drive.

Conclusion

Saving your favorite videos on TikTok to your Smartphone or a computer is easy. Regardless of the method you use to download a video from this video sharing platform, the process won't take much more than a few minutes. After downloading the videos, you can now edit it on your computer or mobile devices to sharing again. To make an interesting Tik Tok Videos with Hollywood style, just download Filmora and have a try.


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