Thursday, February 09, 2017

vanderTrick: Download a Facebook video

Facebook videos do not offer a simple "Save video as ..." option, but it is actually quite easy to do so without installing software.
Follow these steps (on a PC):

  1. Change the "www." in the URL with "mbasic." from to, which opens Facebook's mobile site.
  2. Click on video to start play and, while playing, right click the video and select "Save video as ...". Select a location to store the video.
  3. Rename video file to something more understandable than 16704569_248739545738440_761492445729461088.mp4
  4. Make sure to give appropriate credit to the original poster/owner and/or include post link (e.g.,

Done !

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