Downloading videos from Facebook and the internet in general may be easier than you think. Chrome extensions can simplify the process to no more than a single click. Check out our list of the 10 most interesting and useful extensions to help you get the job done.
Flash Video Downloader
Download Flash videos from many different sources on the internet using Flash Video Downloader. The program states that it can download 99% of the content found on the internet easily.
To download a video, simply click on the extension button next to the toolbar. You can choose from several quality options before downloading the file.
FBDown Video Downloader
If you’d like to download multiple videos at the same time, you should check out FBDown Video Downloader. It is another program that allows you to download videos from any websites, not just Facebook.
In addition, it supports a lot of different extensions (3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV, SWF) and can also download music files as MP3s.
If you want to stream content, as well as download it, use the vGet Extension. vGet allows you to share them with DLNA enabled TVs. This way, you avoid doubling your work with downloads or USBs.
According to its developers, the extension is designed to be minimally invasive, loading content only when the button is triggered. You can also download videos by choosing the file’s type and quality.
FVD Video Downloader
If you want a multiple task extension when downloading videos from the internet, then FVD Video Downloader is a great option. It allows you to download not only Facebook content, but content from any website and in many different formats including FVL, AVI, ASF, MPEG and more.
The program also supports several downloads at the same time, regardless of the source. To download simply click the extension icon and choose one of the quality options for the process to start.
SaveFrom.net is another application capable of downloading almost any internet video. It is very interesting because it creates a link or button within the site itself, making the action even simpler and easier.
On Facebook, for example, you see a small green arrow button next to the video. By clicking on it, you can choose the download quality and the format: FLV, MP4, WEBM, 3GP and MP3 audio.
The program has two ways of installation: through an application, which can be downloaded on Windows; or through a third party extension. In the latter, you need to download the extension and then another file to activate SaveFrom.net.
Facebook Video Downloader
Facebook Downloader lets you download social media videos in both standard (SD) and high definition (HD) quality. It works very easily: when one of them appears on the timeline, all you have to do is click the corresponding button next to the address bar to start the download.
When you click on the button, a notification drawer opens up so you can select the options you’d like for downloading the file. Once you’ve selected the options you should right-click and select the save option. If the videos are not detected by the extension, refresh the Facebook page.
Video DownloadHelper is a part of the popular namesake addon launched for Firefox. Like many other apps in this list, it allows you to download not just Facebook videos, but videos from many other sources too.
The extension also offers numerous types of download options, in the most varied formats, such as MP4, 3GPP, WEBM, as well as several different types of quality (standard definition, high definition, amongst others).
Video Downloader professional
If you want to create a list of videos without having to download them to your computer, then Video Downloader professional can help you out. It gives you quick access to the content that matters without having to go back to the original page of each site.
The extension also downloads the videos you want to the hard drive in many different formats and qualities. In addition, it is capable of playing MP4 files through Chromecast, directly onto your TV.
HD Video Downloader
HD Video Downloader is another option for downloading music and videos from the internet. The program works with virtually any website, including Facebook, Dailymotion, Vkontakte, Blip, Metacafe and Break, amongst thousands of others.
In addition, it is able to automatically detect if you are watching a video or listening to an MP3 song, thus creating a link to the file directly in the address bar so that you can download it.
GetThemAll Video Downloader
Do you want to download almost everything that is available on the page? If you do then you’ll want to try GetThemAll Video Downloader. The program is capable of downloading not only videos but also PDF files, images and HTML content.
Just click on the extension button to get the complete list of files that can be downloaded from within the page. Select multiple files to be transferred at the same time through your own download manager.