People express themselves in a variety of ways on Tumblr. Some use GIFs, others use photos, and a lot of videos. As an active Tumblr user, you have likely seen a video on the website and connected to it in some way. Maybe it was a favorite video that made you laugh, or maybe it helped you through a difficult time. While you could easily show your support for the content by walking around it, you might have wished there was a way to keep it to yourself. You may have wondered how to download Tumblr videos to your device for later reference or to share on other social media platforms. Well, there are a number of ways you can do just that.
Let’s check out your step-by-step guide with all of your options for downloading Tumblr videos.
How to save Tumblr videos
Save video directly from Tumblr
The first method of downloading videos from Tumblr is probably the easiest and most straightforward. This is great for users who want to save multiple videos as quickly as possible.
- Step 1: Find the video on Tumblr that you want to download.
- Step 2: Right click the video and choose “Save Video As” from the drop-down menu.
- Step 3: The “Save as” field will automatically appear in your browser. Choose the location on your device where you want to save the video and click “Save”.
Tumblr video downloader
Another way to download videos from Tumblr is by using an online video downloading program such as: TubeOffline or Experts PHP. Below is a breakdown of exactly how to use these tools to download your Tumblr videos.
- Step 1: Go to the Tumblr video that you want to save.
- Step 2: Click on the three gray dots in the upper right corner and select “Copy Link”.
- Step 3: On another tab, open the video download software you want. We will use Experts PHP as an example.
- Step 4: On the Experts PHP homepage, paste the Tumblr video link into the white text box.
- Step 5: Click on “Download”.
- Step 6: After a moment, you will be redirected to a page with two downloads available: a thumbnail of your video in picture format (.jpg) and one of your full videos in 720p. Next to the 720p, click the “Download Link” button.
- Step 7: Your video will automatically play in the browser. Click on the three gray dots in the lower right corner and select “Download”.
- Step 8: Your download should appear in the download bar at the bottom of your browser. Click the file to see if the video plays properly on your computer.
- Step 9: Once you’ve made sure that the video works as a file on your computer, go to your Downloads folder.
- Step 10: When you found the video download in your Downloads folder, move it to the desired location on your device.
Do you want to download Tumblr videos straight to your phone as opposed to your computer? Fortunately, there are mobile apps out there that you can use to do just that. If you’re using an Android device, you can use that Tumbloader App. If you have an iPhone or iPad with iOS, you can opt for the Tyblr app, which allows you to log into your Tumblr account instead of the official app. Be aware that this type of third-party app can compromise some of your data. So handle it with care.
- Step 1: First, download the app of your choice on your mobile device.
- Step 2: Search the Tumblr app until you find the video that you want to save.
- Step 3: When you find the video, click the “Share” button and select the app as the option for the sharing platform.
- Step 4: Click the “Download” button to download the video to your phone.
- Step 5: Go to your Downloads folder on your mobile device and find the video you just saved.
The final method of downloading Tumblr videos to your personal device may be the most time consuming, but it is still enough. Plus, you don’t have to use any external websites or third-party apps, which may be attractive to some users. How to download videos from Tumblr using Google Chrome.
- Step 1: Open Tumblr on your Google Chrome browser.
- Step 2: Search the site as you normally do until you find the video that you want to download.
- Step 3: Click the Share button and then click the Permalink button
- Step 4: Your video will automatically open in a new tab. Then right click on the video and select “Show Image Source” from the drop-down menu.
- Step 5: When the frame source window opens with the code of the video, find the link tagged “video_file” by pressing Ctrl + F (on PC) or Command + F (on Mac) and ” Enter video_file “in the search bar.
- Step 6: When you find the correct link, right click on it and choose “Save As” from the drop-down menu.
- Step 7: Find the location on your computer where you want to save the video and click “Save”.
So there you have it: Four Easy Ways to Get Videos from Tumblr. Depending on what you are going to use the video for or what type of device you want to save it on, one of these options may suit you better than others. So, keep your intentions in mind when choosing your download method. See also How to turn off Safe Mode on Tumblr.
Also note that these tools make downloading and sharing Tumblr videos across platforms easier than ever. However, you should avoid sharing these videos as your own. To avoid controversy or illegal activity, always credit the creator of the videos when downloading them for personal use and sharing them on other platforms. Not only can you enjoy the content that you download and share, but you know that you are doing it ethically.
Have fun downloading!
Famoid Blog – 2020