Twitter is undoubtedly a fascinating social network, mainly based on communication through the exchange of quick and frequent messages. Sending a message, commonly called “tweet”, allows you to send text messages of 280 characters (previously only 140), adding up to 4 photos, a GIF or a video, which unfortunately if we want we don’t have the possibility to download neither from the site nor from the client.
In this guide, we will see all the best methods to download videos from Twitter, so as to always have them available and if you want to share them.
Twitter automatically converts animated GIFs to MP4 videos, so the guide also applies to them.
How to download videos from Twitter
The download of the videos can be carried out easily on each platform, but the procedures are different for each of them: Here is a quick menu where you can immediately reach the methods to download videos from twitter via:
Download videos from Twitter to PC
Downloading videos to PC is really simple, first, you need to find the URL of the tweet that contains the movie of our interest.
You can find the URL by clicking on the small v of the Tweet in which the video is present (you can find it at the top right) and then click on the item “Copy link of the tweet” (as shown in the image below).
Or, by clicking with the right mouse button directly on the video and clicking on the “Copy Video address” item or by clicking on the tweet of our interest and highlighting the address in the address bar of your browser and with the right mouse button, finally, click on “Copy“.
Once the link is obtained, it can be used in one of the solutions that we will describe to download the video.
Download videos from Twitter Online
Download Twitter video
It is a quick, practical solution, and now also translated into Italian. The use is very simple, just go to this page, then paste the URL of the tweet and press “Download MP4“.
This site works on all browsers and is really a convenient and fast solution, the only flaw is the somewhat invasive advertising present (if you use an AdBlock you will not have worries).
Twitter video Downloader and Twdownloander (alternative sites)
It is a solution very similar to the previous one, so much so that it can be used as an alternative. The operation is similar, just connect to the service page and then paste the link of the tweet and press the “Download” button.
Another similar, but not identical, site is also located at this address.
Download videos from Twitter through programs
If you are looking for a local application, JDownloader is for you, it is an excellent solution to download files divided into various parts, and videos from social networks, video sharing services, and Web pages.
The use is basic, once the application is installed (you can download it from this address ), you must:
- launch it and wait for it to start;
- go to the “Capture links” tab and then to the “Add new web links…” button;
- then in the window that opens, in the box next to the magnifying glass icon, paste the address of the tweet and click on the “Continue” button ;
- immediately after a short scan, a package icon will appear, click with the left mouse button on the small + on the side;
- the file to be downloaded will be shown, right-click on it and in the contextual menu choose “Start Download“;
- at this point just go to the “Download” tab to see the download in progress and then the resulting file.
Download videos from Twitter on Android
Downloading Twitter videos to Android is very simple. There are essentially two methods:
The first does not provide for the installation of any app but refers to the method used for the PC, that is, it is sufficient to use the browser to simply download the URL of the site. Open the Twitter site in your browser, search for the tweet of your interest, long press on the video until the item “
Once the link is copied, you can use it on one of the sites we mentioned above:
- Download Twitter video
- Twitter video downloader
For the second method, it is necessary to install the Download Twitter Videos app, which is free on the Google store at this address. Once the app is installed, use is very simple, just open the official twitter app, go to the tweet of our interest and press the share button, select the item “Share Tweet via…” and then choose “Download Twitter Videos“.
If, on the other hand, you want to download Gifs, the procedure is similar, but it is better to use the Tweet2gif app, also this one free on the Play Store.
Download videos from Twitter to iPhone and iPad
Even downloading videos from Twitter on iOS devices is simple, just install the Total files app which is a free browser that offers a conveniently integrated download manager. This browser is capable of extracting the videos present on each Web page including those of Twitter.
The use is very simple, after installation, go to Twitter, locate the content of your interest, displaying it will appear the popup “Do you want to download this content?” Give consent and enter the name of your video that will be downloaded.