Twitter is a great platform for breaking news and quirky content, especially if you’re looking for videos. Since there is no way to natively download Twitter videos on mobile and desktop you like, here are some methods that’ll allow you to do so.
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How to Download Twitter Videos on Android
1. Twitter Video Downloader
If you already use Twitter on mobile, this app will give you the easiest way to download Twitter videos using the share option. It has a native gallery section along with a private video section which can be password protected.
The app has a bookmark page section so you can save videos that you wish to download later
To download, launch Twitter and open the video you want to download. Next, tap on the share icon and then on the Share via option.
Lastly, tap on the Download Twitter Videos app, decide on the quality you want the video in. Now hit the download icon on the bottom right corner and you’re done.
- Option to change download location
- Shows video size
- Minimal ads
- Upgrade to premium costs $1.5
How to Download Twitter Videos on iOS
2. MyMedia – File Manager
We’ve talked about ways you can download Twitter videos on an iPhone before. So if you have an iPhone, leave everything and head to the article for a detailed guide and more options you can choose from. Most of you will pick the MyMedia option as it’s the easiest.
You can use the built-in browser to download videos using the web app listed below and transfer them to the camera roll using this one.
- Might be a long process for some
- Extra steps to save to camera roll
How to Download Twitter Videos on Chrome (Extension)
3. Twitter Media Assist
This one is probably the sleekest Chrome extension I have ever used. It gives a very discreet way of downloading videos by adding a download icon right under the video on Twitter. This one-click solution mimics Twitter’s native UI so anyone looking at the screen won’t have the slightest clue about the extension.
To download a video, simply click on the download icon below any video and your video will be downloaded in no time. By default, it generates random video names that can be changed from the extension settings section or on your computer.
- Sleek design
- Download option blends with native icons
- One-click download
- GIF download option
How to Download Twitter Videos on Web
4. Downloader for Twitter
A website is a convenient option as you aren’t bound by any platform. Whether you’re using an Android or iOS device, you simply have to open your browser to download Twitter videos. To begin, go to the video page you want to download and copy the website link.
Visit Twitter Video Downloader’s website and paste the link in the search bar and click on the magnifying glass icon or hit enter. Now select Download on the quality you wish to get.
- Doesn’t contain ads
- Works each time
- Not platform restrictive
Visit Downloader for Twitter
How to Download Twitter Videos Using a Bot
5. Video Downloader Bot
Another easy solution if you want to download any video on Twitter. Unlike other options, this one does leave a mark. Since it can only generate links when you comment on a post, it’s open for anyone to figure out that you downloaded the video. You do have the option to delete the comment as soon as the download link is active, which is what I do mostly.
To download Twitter videos using this bot, go to the video page and mention @DownloaderBot in the comments. It’ll take a few seconds and comment back with a download link which you can look out for in the notifications section. Next, you have to tap on the link that will redirect you to the download page.
Now select Download on the next page and tap on Download from the pop-up menu. Easy right?
- No installation required
- Works on all platforms
- Leaves a mark if you don’t delete the comment
Visit Video Downloader Bot
How You Download Twitter Videos
Well, if you ask me, using a bot is the easiest way possible to download Twitter videos. All you have to do is mention the bot and delete the comment once the job is done. Since I don’t like installing a third-party app, I prefer the website too as it doesn’t leave a mark and there is no need to sign-in.
Also Read: How to Change the Twitter Source Label