How to Download Videos off Facebook

2021-09-01 22:10:57

As we scroll endlessly through our newsfeed, we’re guaranteed to come across a video or two. To save these videos for offline use, we look for a tool that’s best for the job.


DVDFab Video Downloader is a Facebook video downloader which lets you download video off Facebook. Its built-in browser lets users download videos off Facebook and 200+ directly to their computer while scrolling through their newsfeed. It’s an all-inclusive Facebook video downloader built for convenience, speed, and maintaining high quality.


We’ve put together this guide to help you get started with DVDFab Video Downloader to help you download videos off Facebook.


Step 1: Install DVDFab Facebook Video Downloader


Download DVDFab Video Downloader for Facebook and select either the Windows or Mac version. For this tutorial, we will be using the Windows version.



After installing DVDFab Video Downloader, you should see the following screen. This is the software’s main interface. Every time you open the application, you will always be directed to this screen.



Step 2: Adjust Your Settings


Before we start downloading videos off Facebook, adjust your settings if necessary. Click on the small arrow at the top right hand corner of the main interface as shown in the following screenshot.



Now, you will be presented with a list of options. Click on the folder indicated by the red arrow below to change where your downloaded Facebook videos will go.



Adjust the quality of your Facebook videos by clicking on the ‘Download Video’ to get that quality every time you download a video. Or, leave it at the ‘Ask Me Each Time’ option to get a pop-up every time asking which quality you want once you want to download a video.


After your desired settings are set, click OK at the bottom to save.


Step 3: Log into Facebook from DVDFab Video Downloader


DVDFab Facebook Video Downloader presents a list of website options for you to download your video from. Note that you still need an internet connection to access these websites.


From the main interface, click on the Facebook icon. From there, it will ask you to log in to Facebook.




Log into your Facebook account, and now you’re ready to start downloading videos off Facebook.


Step 4: Download Videos off Facebook


After finding the video you want to download, double click the video so your newsfeed disappears. So your video should look like the following screenshot. If you only click once on the video from your newsfeed, the download button will not appear.



Now, hover your mouse over the ‘Download’ button at the top of the video. Two options should show: Audio only and Video.



Click on ‘Video’ to download it off Facebook. If you changed your video quality in the software settings, it will automatically download to that quality. However, if you didn’t change it, the following screenshot will show.



Choose your desired video quality and press download. Regardless of the options shown above, changing your settings lets users get a higher quality. Therefore, we recommend you to set your quality settings before downloading videos off Facebook.


As your video downloads, it will appear in the ‘Downloads’ tab under ‘My Music.’



To check the status, head over to the ‘Downloads’ tab where it will appear under the ‘Downloading’ tab at the top right. Right clicking on the video can pause, resume, and delete the video.



Once your video finishes downloading, it will appear in the ‘Videos’ section at the top left.


Step 4: Play your downloaded video off Facebook from DVDFab Video Downloader


You can play your Facebook downloaded video directly from DVDFab Video Downloader. Head to the ‘Video’ section and double click on your video to which you should your video go full-screen like the second screenshot.




Below are functions similar to ones you see on regular videos. They also act in the same manner. However, there are some functions to keep in mind. Clicking on the thumbnail of the video (highlighted in red) opens and closes the video. The function highlighted in green opens and closes your playlist.



Other Tips and Tricks


The steps mentioned above are how to download videos off Facebook using DVDFab Facebook Video Downloader. Below, we mention some other tricks when using this application. First, if you come across a Facebook video when you’re not using DVDFab Video Downloader, you can copy and paste the link directly into the software like in the screenshot below. Press enter and your requested video will show.



If you’re pressed for time, activate the ‘turbo speed’ feature to quicken your downloads.



Start Downloading Videos Off Facebook


This tutorial covered how to download videos off Facebook. However, you may have noticed that the software can download videos from popular streaming sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and more. DVDFab Video Downloader lets you download videos from more than 200 websites. We made a quick guide on how you can download YouTube videos using DVDFab Video Downloader.

① Download online videos from YouTube and other 1000+ sites
② Choose your preferred resolution to download, up to 8K
③ Download entire playlist instead of downloading one by one
④ Support turbo-speed feature to download 10X faster
⑤ Download the metadata information to go with the videos