The idea of downloading videos has become necessary as the number of videos floating on the Twitter platform keeps increasing and most of such video clips are not just for fun as the majority of them contain vital information that could help in the teaching history or recalling of past events. A good example is the protest videos and videos of celebrities achievements and lots more ranging from political to entertainment, there are hundreds of reasons why you may want one or two of the videos to be saved where you can view them again or probably send it to a friend in Facebook or add it as part of your class teaching examples, etc.
If you are wondering whether you can possibly get the videos you see on Twitter into your phone or computer the answer is ‘YES’. In fact, it is easier than you may think to download videos from Twitter into your phone or PC.
Though other options may exist there three major ways you can directly download Twitter video clips one way is using a mobile app meant for Twitter video downloads while the other two options are to paste the video link on a video download page of two popular websites.
SaveTweetVid is a popular website known for the downloading of Twitter videos all you are required to do is to paste the video link on the space provided on the website and click the download button. However, you still have the option of choosing the video quality before downloading it.
TwitterVideoDownloader is another popular website that allows you to paste any twitter video link and get it downloaded on any device you are using within few seconds. This website also provides a means for you to select the video quality before downloading it.
Downloading Twitter Video using Android App
If you are using your Android phone to read this post you can click the LINK to visit Google Play Store to download and install a Twitter video downloading App that will enable you to download videos from Twitter directly into your android phone.
All you need to do is to copy any video link from the Twitter app on the phone and paste it on the app link space on the top of the app and the video will be downloaded on the phone after clicking the provided button.
Downloading Twitter Video using Apple’s Shortcuts app
If you are using iPhone or iPad downloading Twitter videos wouldn’t be a problem. All you need is Apple’s Shortcut app. The app can be installed from your Apple store and use to download any Twitter video.
Shortcut app is a super app that can be used for automating routine tasks and executing more difficult work which video downloading from Twitter is among.
After the installation, then open the ‘Settings’ > ‘App’ on your phone and hit the ‘Shortcut’ app in the list of options. Drag the “Allow Untrusted Shortcuts” switch to the ‘ON’ option. This will make it possible for you to install user-created Shortcuts that are not shown on the Shortcut app gallery section.
Once you have finished with the above steps, click this LINK and click on the ‘Get Shortcut’. Once that is done, the app will open and display all the task does. Then move down to the bottom and click the ‘Add Untrusted Shortcut’ button.
To use the shortcut app to download the Twitter video simply located the video in your Twitter app and click on the share button of the tweet, the list of options that will show will include “Twitter Video Downloader V2.6” click on that name to launch the Shortcut app.
Once the Shortcut app opens you will be asked to select the video quality and click the button provided then the rest will take place automatically. You can access the saved video in the Photos app of the phone.