How to Download Twitch VODs Over 3 Hours

Regardless of the length of the Twitch VODs, with the help of EaseUS Video Downloader, you will be able to download Twitch VODs to your Mac or PC successfully.

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Updated on Jul 24, 2023

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It's common that Twitch VODs are generally hours-long. Although there are many Twitch VOD downloaders that will help to download Twitch videos, when it comes to long Twitch VODs, they perform differently. You will find some don't work at all or download videos at an unbearably slow speed. Given that, here are ways recommended for you to download long Twitch VODs successfully and quickly.

Download Twitch VODs Over 3 Hours with a Desktop Downloader

You may prefer an online Twitch downloader to download VODs from Twitch without any software installation. That's understandable but not the best option when you are looking to download Twitch VODs over 3 hours. Online Twitch VOD downloaders and desktop-based ones may work equally fast while downloading short videos. However, when you are going to download Twitch VODs over 3 hours, it's advisable to use a desktop app.


Desktop Twitch VOD downloaders outperform their online equivalents in mainly three aspects: reliability, stability, and speed. Unlike online ones, they won't bother you with ads and redirections and won't fail to work or be blocked suddenly. And given the fact that more advanced techniques are involved, Twitch VOD downloader programs are generally faster to download online videos.

That's why you should try the versatile video downloader for PC (& Mac) - EaseUS Video Downloader to download long Twitch VODs. Other than Twitch, it supports over 1000 video/audio sites and social networking sites.  That means you will be able to save Facebook videos to compute or download YouTube audio to a PC freely. What's more, considering the popularity of Twitch, EaseUS Video Downloader provides advanced features for it. That means you can:

  • Download Twitch videos in different formats and qualities
  • Convert Twitch videos to audio in MP3 or WAV
  • Download Twitch videos in bulk

To download Twitch VODs over 3 hours:

Step 1. Click to open EaseUS Video Downloader on your PC or Mac. Go to Twitch to find the highlight/past broadcast/upload/clip/collection you want to download. Copy and paste the link to the searching bar and click "Search." 

Download videos from Twitch - Step 1

Step 2. The Twitch highlight or past broadcast will be opened and played inside the software. Click the download button below to save it.

Download videos from Twitch - Step 2

Step 3. After the downloading process finishes, you can check the Twitch highlight or broadcast in the "Finished" tab. Click the searching icon to locate it on your PC or Mac.

Download videos from Twitch - Step 3

Disclaimer: The information provided in this guide is only for personal fair use. EaseUS never advocates any copyright infringement action.

Download Your Own Twitch VODs Directly

If the VODs you want to download are owned by yourself, you can get them for offline watching without the help of any third-party tool or service. Via proper settings, you can enable Twitch downloading:

Step 1. Go to Twitch and sign in.

Step 2. Click your account in the upper right corner and choose "Settings".

Step 3. Switch to the "Channels and Videos" tab and enable "Store past broadcasts".

Step 4. Go to click your account again and select "Channel" > "Videos".

Step 5. Click "More" next to the video and choose "Download" to download a Twitch VOD to your device.

How to download Twitch VODs over 3 hours using a browser

Download Twitch VODs Over 3 Hours Online

If you still want to use an online Twitch VOD downloader, you can search on the Internet and choose the one you trust to apply. Another way to download Twitch VODs online is to use a browser extension. Such an extension will add a "Download" button under the video you are playing. With it, you can download Twitch VODs to your computer without any software installation and even without copying the video URL.

Let me take Twitch Video Downloader as an example (you can go to the Chrome web store to search for it):

Step 1. Add the extension to your browser via the Chrome web store.

Step 2. Go to Twitch and play the VOD you want to save.

Step 3. Click the "Download" button under the video to start downloading VOD to your device.

How to download long Twitch videos online

The Bottom Line

For you to make a better decision:

EaseUS Video Downloader supports various sites and has more features compared with online video downloaders. Therefore, if you need to download online video or audio files often from websites, it's the most suitable choice for you. While if you just need to download one single item or several items, the most straightforward way for you is to apply an online tool. As for you who want to download your own VODs, you don't need any third-party tool and just follow the steps above to get things done.

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