Want to find out how to download Twitter videos? Well, you've come to the right place! In this tutorial, we show you two different methods that you can use to download videos from Twitter.
Twitter has grown over the years to become one of the largest social media platforms for users to share photos, videos, and messages and do live streams. Just like YouTube, you will find all sorts of things on Twitter ranging from funny videos and memes to educational content and breaking news clips.
If you're a regular user of Twitter, then at some point you must've yearned for a way to download a specific video that you found interesting. While Twitter doesn't officially support the download of videos, there are other ways by which you can save your favorite Twitter videos.
In this article, we'll show you how to download videos from Twitter using SnapDownloader as well as an online video downloader. SnapDownloader is a video downloader for Windows and macOS that allows users to download videos from more than 900 websites such as Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and TikTok. You can easily convert videos to MP4 and MP3 and save them to your device so that you can watch them later in offline mode or share them with friends.
Without further ado, let's get started.
How to Download Videos from Twitter with SnapDownloader
Step 1: Download and install SnapDownloader on your computer. It currently supports Windows and macOS platforms.
Step 2: Head to Twitter and click/open the tweet that you wish to download. You can copy its link in one of the two ways; the first is to copy the link from the URL bar of your browser and the second method is to click the share icon below the tweet and choose Copy link to Tweet.
Step 3: Open SnapDownloader and paste the link into the search bar, then click the Search button.
Step 4: SnapDownloader searches for the video and displays the download options within a few seconds. Select the output format (MP4, MP3, etc.) and then click the Download button.
Step 5: The app now begins the download process. You can view the progress of the download by going to the Downloads tab.
That's it! Depending on your internet connection speed and the size of the video, the download can take anywhere from a few seconds to a couple of minutes. At this point, you just have to wait for the download to finish. Once the download is complete, you can double click on the video to view it. Please note that the video is saved to the folder that you have set in Settings. You can view the folder path by going to the app's Settings page.
That's all you have to do to download Twitter videos. The process is quite simple and straightforward to convert Twitter videos to MP4 or MP3.
How to Download Twitter Videos Using an Online Downloader
There are many online Twitter downloaders that can download your favorite videos from Twitter. For this article, we'll demonstrate how to use QDownloader. The downside of online downloaders is that most of them can't convert videos to MP3 and are filled with annoying ads.
- Go to Twitter and copy the link of the tweet containing the video that you wish to download.
- Now enter qdownloader.io in your browser URL bar to open the website.
- Paste the link into the search bar and press the Download button.
- QDownloader now parses the video and displays a download button, click the Download button to save the video.
The Bottom Line
These are the two different ways in which you could save Twitter videos without any hassle. With SnapDownloader, you have the advantage of easily converting videos to MP4 or MP3 as well as enjoy a faster download and conversion speed. Nonetheless, it all depends on your requirements when it comes to deciding between a desktop video downloader like SnapDownloader or an online twitter downloader.