How to Download Any Video From the Internet?

How to Download Any Video From the Internet
How to Download Any Video From the Internet

It is easy to download videos from the Internet. These are all free methods to download any video that you wish.

Are you interested in downloading videos from the Internet? You might like to make a backup of any video you find on Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, or other video sites.

It is pretty easy to download videos from the Internet.

Best ways to download videos from the Internet for free?


SaveFrom is a YouTube downloading tool, but it has a twist. You can save something you’re watching online by simply entering “ss” after “YouTube”. This is a web trick that allows you to download videos.

Take, for example:

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This tool supports the downloading of videos from Yandex and Dailymotion and Vimeo, Yandex and Dailymotion.

If you have trouble downloading YouTube videos from outside of your country, please see our article on bypassing YouTube’s regional filter.


The most straightforward YouTube downloader is also available for free (there are many YouTube downloaders you should consider). FastestTube, a browser extension, adds a physical button to YouTube. It can be found in the bottom right corner of any video.

It works with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.


DownloadTwitterVideo allows you to pull any video from the world’s most popular transient social network.

Enter the URL of the tweet containing the video you wish to download, and then choose whether or not you would like it to be saved as MP3, MP4, HD, or MP4 MP4.

Instagram Downloader

Instagram is known for its photo-sharing platform. However, Instagram Stories has made it a Vine replacement. Instagram Downloader lets you download Instagram videos.

FB Down

FB Down allows you to download videos from Facebook. You can also download the Chrome extension to make it easier to access Facebook’s homepage when you’re looking for something to save.

FB Private

FB Down Private is a sub-section of FB Down. However, we believe it merits its mention. You can use the app to grab videos from accounts you have made private.

To download a private YouTube video, visit the video’s Facebook page, and press CTRL +U to see the source code. Then, copy the code into the downloaded file.


Y2Mate is a YouTube downloader. The process is similar to other YouTube downloaders. Grab the URL for the video you wish to save and paste it into the URL field of the web app. Then hit Start.

You can choose to download the whole video or the audio track.


As you move through the list, you will notice a common theme: Most video downloaders work with the same sites.

KeepVid supports 28 websites. It supports educational resources such as Lynda and news outlets like ABC, and NBC, and popular entertainment sites like Ebaumsworld, Break, and Break. KeepVid does not allow you to download YouTube videos.

After you have copied and pasted the link to the site, you will be able to choose to save your file in one of more than 150 formats.


YooDownload is another competitor for the likes VideoGrabby and KeepVid. It is compatible with YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and Instagram, Vid. Me and SoundCloud.


ClipConverter can be used with virtually any website (subscription streaming is excluded). ClipConverter can also grab videos from MySpace, the most popular social network in the world.

Developers offer a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.


We won’t be introducing you to many more web apps because they are all so similar.

OnlineVideoConverter supports YouTube, LiveLeak TeacherTube, and CollegeHumor.

VLCMedia Player

Sometimes it is better to use a desktop application than a website. These apps can provide features that web apps cannot match. VLC Media Player is one such app.

VLC is much more than just downloading videos. VLC is a program that most users already have installed on their computers. This eliminates the need to download third-party apps.

Video Grabber

Video Grabber offers three main features: it can download video, convert video and record your screen. Although it looks like a web application, it’s a desktop program.


FLTVO offers a web application and a desktop edition. The desktop version allows you to queue videos from multiple sources and automatically download new videos when they become available.


Freemake allows you to download videos from over 10,000 websites. This includes YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch, LiveLeak, and adult sites. This app is only for Windows.

Freemake can be used to save videos, playlists, and channels in HD MP4, MP3, AVI, and 3GP formats.

It doesn’t support downloading videos from YouTube Music.


Videoder is another free downloadable app you can use for downloading any video from the Internet. It’s available for Android as well as Windows.

The app supports over 1,000 sites, including TikTok and Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Voot, Ozee. 9Anime.


SnapDownloader is available for Windows or macOS and allows you to download videos from YouTube and Facebook, Twitter, and Vimeo.

You will have to pay if you want to download multiple videos. For $20, you can get a lifetime license to the app for one computer. You can also purchase the app for $40 and use it on three machines.

How do you download internet videos? Warning!

All of the tools in this article can be used to create free online videos. These tools should not be used for copyrighted material saving and distribution. This could land you in serious legal trouble.

Some sites also prohibit downloading videos. Your account may be temporarily or permanently suspended. You’ve been warned!

Mark Funk
Mark Funk is an experienced information security specialist who works with enterprises to mature and improve their enterprise security programs. Previously, he worked as a security news reporter.