When Twitter launched in 2006, it offered users a new way to share the world around them in text-based tweets of up to 140 characters. Nowadays, tweets can be up to 240 characters and users can upload photos and videos directly to the platform. Given the tremendous amount of content shared on Twitter now, you may want to save some of it for later. And even though you can just right-click and save a photo, saving a video takes a few extra steps.
Here's what you need to know:
How to Download Twitter Videos from the Internet
Twitter video downloader
The easiest way to download Twitter videos is to use a website like Twitter Video Downloader. All you have to do is paste the link to the tweet in question and download it as an MP4 file. This process works in any browser, meaning you can use it to download videos on Windows, macOS, iOS or Android. To make it easier to use, we have described the following process.
Step 1: Copy the link to the tweet you want to download (e.g. https://twitter.com/DigitalTrends/status/1338559382599176192).
Step 2: Navigate to TwitterVideoDownloader.com in your browser.
Step 3: Paste the link in the URL field and click the Download button.
Step 4 (Windows / MacOS): Right-click the Download Video button next to the resolution you want to download (we recommend choosing the highest resolution available in most situations) and save the video.
Step 4 (Android / iO): Hold your finger on the Download Video button next to the resolution you want to download (we recommend choosing the highest resolution available in most situations) and save the video when prompted.
If you're having trouble with Twitter Video Downloader, DownloadTwitterVideo.com is an alternative website that lets you save videos from your favorite tweets.
How to Download Twitter Videos in Android
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While the web-based method described above works in Android, you can also use an application from the Play Store, such as: B. Download Twitter videos. The app allows you to insert a link to the tweet and save the video as a video file on your device. Here is how.
Step 1: Go to the Google Play Store and download the Twitter Videos Download app.
Step 2: Copy the link to the tweet you want to download (e.g. https://twitter.com/DigitalTrends/status/1338559382599176192).
Step 3: Open Download Twitter Videos on your device.
Step 4: Select your language and tap the green arrow to continue.
Step 5: Click the Skip button and tap the green arrow button again.
Step 6: Paste your Tweet link in the Your Link box at the top of the screen, then tap Done on your virtual keyboard.
Step 7: In the lower right corner of your screen, tap the blue download arrow. When prompted, click Allow Process.
Step 8: Tap the download arrow next to the resolution you want to download. We recommend choosing the highest resolution available in most situations.