Detailed Guide | How Can You Download Videos from BBC News Website

This blog post provides detailed steps on how to download videos from BBC News, including how to find the URL of the BBC video you want to download and how to get the video from BBC to your computer.

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Sofia Albert

Updated on Feb 14, 2023

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Can you download videos from BBC News?

Yes, you can. But unlike downloading videos from other websites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and Dailymotion, saving videos from BBC News is relatively complex because the URL of the video is not easy to find. Luckily, this article covers the step-by-step guide on how to do it, including finding the URL of the BBC video and downloading the video from the BBC website to your computer. Read on to get the details.

Part 1. How to Get the URL of BBC Video

As we mentioned earlier, you'll first need to find the URL of a BBC video. Then, you can download it with the video downloader introduced in Part 2. Now, let's get started to find the URL of your video.

Step 1. Open a browser on your Mac or PC, then visit

Step 2. Find and click the video you want to download.

Step 3. Right-click the video and choose Inspect, and a new panel will appear on the right side of your computer screen.

Step 4. Press Ctrl + F on PC (Command + F on Mac), input "video," then you will see the URL of the video (as indicated below). Double-click the URL and copy and paste it elsewhere. (Remember to remove "blob:" at the beginning of the URL.)

How to download videos from BBC News website - Part 1

Part 2. How to Download Videos from BBC with a Video Downloader

Once you've got the URL of the BBC video you want to download, it' time to download it with this video downloader for Windows - EaseUS Video Downloader. As a versatile video downloader, it can help you download videos from more than 1000 video streaming sites, including YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo, and more.

In addition to that, you can also expect features like bulk downloading, YouTube subtitle downloading, and format conversion from this program.

To download videos from the BBC website. 

Step 1. Open EaseUS Video Downloader, go to "Quick Search," copy and paste the URL of the BBC video you want to download in the Search bar, and then click "Search." Then, choose the video and click on the "Download" button to proceed.

How to download BBC videos - Step 1

Step 2. A new window will pop up to let you know what resolutions and formats are available for this video, you can choose the option you need and click "Download" to start downloading.

How to download BBC videos - Step 2

Step 3. Wait for the download process to complete, and then you can check the downloaded items in the Finished library. 

How to download BBC videos - Step 3

Disclaimer: Please make sure that your download behavior is legal in your country! EaseUS does not advocate downloading any video for sale, distribution, or other commercial purposes.

The Bottom Line

As mentioned above, you can download videos with EaseUS Video Downloader with ease. Before downloading, you will first need to get the URL of the BBC video. Then, copy and paste it to the Address bar of EaseUS Video Downloader and download it with ease. 

That's all about our guide on how to download BBC videos. We hope our guide is helpful to you. If you have any questions about this topic, don't hesitate to contact us to help you out.

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