While Twitter is quickly gaining massive popularity and is perhaps the biggest microblogging platform on the internet, a lot of users are still not completely acquainted with the features and do not completely understand the service. A lot of people do not even have a Twitter account making it difficult to share a video from the Twitter platform to your friends and family.
In such situations, it might just be a better idea to download the video and send it over on WhatsApp or another medium. While Twitter doesn’t officially allow you to download videos from their app or website, there is a simple way to download the videos using the method described below.
Downloading Twitter Videos on Computer
There are two main websites that allow you to download a video posted to Twitter using a simple process. In this article, we will be using the SaveTweetVid website for reference.
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You just need to go to the Twitter website and copy the direct link of the tweet that contains the video that you wish to save, now paste this into the text field of the site and you will be able to click on one o the download options.
SaveTweetVid will allow you to pick from the different quality options, you can click on the Download next to the size of the file that you want to save and the video will begin downloading. You can also choose to directly scan the QR to the bottom fo the page to download the file directly on your phone or tablet.
Download Twitter Videos on Android
If you wish to download the Twitter videos on Android then there is a very easy to use an app called the “Twitter video downloader” which you can download from the Google Play Store. The app comes with advertisements which can be removed through an in-app purchase of $1 or Rs 75. After installing the app you can open it and go to the preferred settings. You can set the download resolution and if you want the download to automatically begin when you share or paste a link in the app.
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You can find a tweet of your choice that you want to save, then tap on the Share button and either copy the link to the tweet or use the Share Tweet via option to select the Download Twitter Video app. If you have copied the link then leave the Twitter app and manually paste the link in the app at the text field towards the top of the screen.
You can then view your downloaded videos by opening the app and selecting the video that you want to watch. You can also share it via another app and save it to your photos app or upload it to cloud storage for future access and easy sharing.