How to Download Video on Twitter

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Posted on October 11, 2017 at 03:00 PM


Downloading videos and animated gifs on Twitter might be a little bit of challenge as the official Twitter app does not provide the features to download videos and gifs. In case you have encountered this challenges, this article provides the solutions.

Method 1. Using SMVideoDownloader.com

SMVideoDownloader is an online tools for downloading videos from different social networking sites or apps. To download videos on Twitter with SMVideoDownloader.com follow these simple steps.

  1. Copy the link of your favorite Tweet video or gif. Just click the menu down arrow on the upper-right corner and select “Copy link to Tweet”. Then you’ll see a pop-up window that you can copy the Tweet link. Or you can click the time above the tweet and a new window will pop-up, copy the URL from the address line.

    how to download video on twitter, step 1

  2. Open SMVideoDownloader.com from your browser and paste the link in the text field by right clicking in the text field and select paste from the menu.

    how to download video on twitter, step 1
    how to download video on twitter, step 1
  3. Click on the download button beside the text field and wait for SMVideoDownloader to generate direct video link(s) of different qualities, if available.

  4. Right click on the download and select "Save As" to save the video on your computer or mobile phone for offline sharing and viewing. You can also preview the video by clicking on the play icon.


Method 2. Using SM Video Downloader Mobile App.

SM Video Downloader mobile app (currently available on Android) allows you to download videos from Twitter and also provides you additional features of managing and sharing your downloaded videos with other social networking platforms.

  1. Install the SM Video Downloader mobile app from play store: Link

    SM Video Downloader Mobile App Play Store

  2. Enable the "Quick Download" option.

  3. Copy the link of the Tweet video or gif by clicking on the menu down arrow and select "Copy link to Tweet".

  4. Wait for SM Video Downloader to generate the download link(s).

  5. Click the "Download" button to download the video