How to Download Videos from VK [Desktop/Web/Extension]

It is easy to download VK videos on your computer or smartphone. All you need is to find the VK video you want to download and copy the URL, paste it into any of the video downloaders introduced in this guide, and paste download. Even if there is no VK downloader, you can also get the job done without fuss.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on May 15, 2024

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Quick Tips

▶️To download VK videos for desktop, download EaseUS Video Downloader, copy and paste the VK URL in the search bar, click download, then customize the output options to download the final work.

▶️To get VK videos online, go to the Video Downloader, paste the VK link, and click download. Select video quality and download the video.

▶️To download VK videos using an extension, add Video DownloadHelper for your browser, play the VK video, and expand the extension to download.

If you've ever used a social media platform like Facebook, you must be very familiar with VK (short for VKontakte). Like Facebook, VK is an online social media and social networking service that allows you to post photos, add friends, and gain followers. The significant difference between it and other social media services is in the region it is geared towards. Eastern European users, especially Russian users, account for half of all VK users.

Like downloading videos from Facebook, you may also want to download videos from VK. If you're looking for ways to download videos from VK, here are four feasible ways. 

Method 1. Download VK Videos with a VK Video Downloader for Computer

To download VK videos on your computer, you need a VK video downloader for Windows and Mac to help. If you're looking for a quick and easy tool, this all-in-one VK video downloader - EaseUS Video Downloader is exactly what you're looking for. With it, you can not only save videos from almost all video-streaming services like YouTube, VK, and Facebook but also convert the downloaded items to MP3.

What distinguishes EaseUS Video Downloader from its competitors is the downloading speed - it takes a few minutes to save an hour-long video. Additionally, the available video quality settings are on point - it supports up to 8K video quality. 

To download VK videos with EaseUS Video Downloader:

Step 1. Run EaseUS Video Downloader. Choose your preferred format and quality.


Step 2. Copy the video link and click "Paste Link," initiating the download process to your laptop.


Step 3. Once the download completes, click "Open File Location" to locate and inspect the video.


Disclaimer: It is illegal to download any copyrighted content for commercial purposes without the permission. This guide is demonstrated ONLY for personal use.

Method 2. Download Videos from VK Online Free

If the above downloader can't satisfy your download needs, or if you want an easier download without installing any program, you can try some online VK video downloaders. Such downloaders are common and easy to find on the internet. Some good options include:

1. VK Downloader
2. Video Downloader
4. VK Video Downloader 

It's hard to say which tool is the best option because they share similar functionality, but we recommend Video Downloader if you have to pick one because this site offers the most video quality options. Besides, it will show some detailed information about the video, such as the quality, type, and size. 

Download VK videos with Video Downloader

Now let's see how it works to download VK videos. 

Step 1. Open the VK site and copy the URL of VK's video.

Step 2. Paste the URL you just copy into the "Download" box. 

Step 3. Choose the video quality you want and click the "Download" button to save it. 

Method 3. Download VK Videos with an Extension for Chrome & Firefox

The last way to download VK videos is to use some extensions for Chrome or Firefox like Video DownloadHelper. It is capable of downloading VK videos in various formats like MP4, MPV, AVI, WEBM, FLV, ASF, MPG, and more. The available video quality includes 4K, 2K, 1080P, and more. On top of that, it doesn't require installing any third-party program. 


To download VK videos with Video DownloadHelper:

Step 1. Open and add Video DownloadHelper for Chrome or Video DownloadHelper for Firefox for your browser. 

Step 2. Open the VK site and play a VK video. 

Step 3. Click the "Download" icon of the extension beside the address bar.

Step 4. Click the arrow icon to save the downloaded VK videos to your computer.

Method 4. Download the Video from VK App

You can also use a VK video downloader app to facilitate downloading on your phone. Video for VK allows users to effortlessly download videos from VK, including those from their own page, groups, friends' pages, chats, news, and bookmarks. Users can pause downloads at their convenience and choose their desired video quality during the download process.

Video for VK 

However, the app charges from $1.99 - $7.49 per item, and some issues persist, including slow downloading, intrusive ads, and the necessity of granting access to user accounts.

Download the VK videos using an app:

Step 1. Download the app from your Google Play.

Step 2. Find the video you want to download.

Step 3. Select the video quality and download it.

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The Bottom Line

As we introduced above, Using a VK video downloader is the quickest and easiest way to grab your wanted video. Which way to choose depends on your specific needs. If you have any better recommendations for VK video downloaders, you can contact us and we will add them to this list to share them with others. 

Download Video from VKontakte FAQ

1. Can you download a video from VK?

There are several methods to download VK videos. Browser extensions like VK Video Downloader and websites such as SaveFrom.Net allow users to input the video URL and download it. Additionally, screen recording software like OBS Studio or Camtasia enables users to capture VK videos by recording their screen. Also, you can use a video downloader like EaseUS Video Downloader.

2. What extension do I need to download VK videos?

One commonly used extension for downloading VK (VKontakte) videos is the VK Video Downloader available on the Chrome Web Store. This extension integrates seamlessly with your browser, providing a convenient download button next to VK video players, simplifying the downloading process.

3. How do I download audio from VK?

To download audio from VK:

  1. Log in to VK (
  2. Find the audio track you want.
  3. Look for the download icon next to the track.
  4. Hover over the icon to check quality and size.
  5. Click Download to save the track to your PC.

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