4 Best Ways to Download Private Videos from Facebook [2024 Guide]

In this post, you will learn a few Facebook private video downloader tools. With these efficient ways, you can download private videos from Facebook or you can also save public videos posted by others. Let's get right to it now!

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Gloria

Updated on Jan 30, 2024

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In this article, we will share with you how to download private videos from Facebook. It is quite simple to download videos from websites. The simplest is using a Chrome extension. In many cases, a Facebook video downloader Chrome extension does work, but some extensions are not helpful for private Facebook videos.

Overview:

Video Downloader Tools        Effectiveness  Difficulty   Rating
EaseUS Video Downloader

Download videos from various websites with high-quality resolutions in one click.

Easy ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
FDownloader

Paste the page source code to download Facebook videos in one click.

Easy ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Vidsaver Paste the video link to download Facebook videos with high-quality resolutions. Easy ⭐⭐⭐⭐
FSave Download Facebook videos with decent-quality resolutions. Easy ⭐⭐⭐

This guide will teach you how to download Facebook private videos with a versatile desktop tool and a few online tools. Let's get right to it now!

The Best Desktop Tool to Download Private Videos from Facebook

Have you ever tried a desktop video download tool? In fact, a general and versatile desktop video downloader is exactly what you need. EaseUS Video Downloader is the best video download tool. With this powerful software, you are able to download public or private videos from the Internet.

The download process is super easy. Just find the URL of the video that you would like to save to your computer and then copy and paste the URL in the search box in EaseUS Video Downloader.

Key Features of EaseUS Video Downloader

  • Download public videos from YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
  • Download private videos from Facebook if you have access to them.
  • Download TikTok GIF pictures.
  • Download streaming/live videos.
  • Download YouTube playlists.
  • Download YouTube channel.
  • Convert your video to mp3.

Now click the button below to download this efficient application on your computer. And the download process is quite simple. Just follow the detailed steps below:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Downloader, go to "Downloader," and click "Add URLs."

How to download Facebook videos to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Paste the URL of the Facebook video into the box and click "Confirm."

How to download Facebook videos to computer - Step 2

Step 3. Select a format and quality you prefer and click "Download" to start downloading the Facebook video to your computer.

How to download Facebook videos to computer - Step 3

Step 4. Wait for the downloading process to finish and then click "Open" to check the Facebook video.

How to download Facebook videos to computer - Step 4

Disclaimer: The information provided in this guide is for personal fair use. EaseUS is in no way collaborated or affiliated with Facebook and will never approve any copyright infringement action. The use of the downloaded information is solely at your own risk.

You can also download videos from website on Mac using this video downloader tool. You are welcome to visit the EaseUS website to learn more efficient tools if you're interested.

3 Online Ways to Download Private Videos from Facebook with an Online Tool

In addition to a piece of desktop software, you can also choose an online video downloader tool to save an internet video to your local computer. In the following, we will introduce three online Facebook video downloader tools to help you download Facebook private videos on Mac/Windows without any effort. Let's take a look now!

1. FDownloader

With FDownloader, you can download and save an video from Facebook with a high resolution, such as HD 1080p, 2K, and 4K. After downloading, you can also convert your video to MP3 if you want.

Now follow the steps below to use the online Facebook private downloader:

Step 1. Go to Facebook on your computer and find the video that you want to download.

Step 2. Press Ctrl + U or right-click the "View page source" option. Then press Ctrl + A and copy the source code of this page.

Step 3. Go to the FDownloader website.

Step 4. On the top menu, select "Download Private Video."

Step 5. Then paste the source code you just copied into the source data box.

Step 6. Click the green Download button to start the process.

paste the page source

Step 7. When you're done, you will be prompted to select the file format and resolution that you want to save.

download the video

2. Vidsaver

Apart from FDownloader, you can also use Vidsaver to download videos that someone shares with you on Facebook. Similar to FDownloader, Vidsaver is also a great online tool to download private videos from Facebook.

To download private videos from Facebook using Vidsaver, perform the following steps:

Step 1. Go to Facebook on your computer and sign in.

Step 2. Find the video that you want to download and copy the video link.

Step 3. Go to the Vidsaver website.

Step 4. On the top menu, select "private video downloader."

Step 5. Paste the video link into to search box and click "next".

Step 6. Then follow the on-screen instructions to copy and paste the page source of this video into the box. Click "next."

Step 7. When you're done, the download option will pop up and you can save this video to your computer now.

use Vidsaver to downlod videos

3. FSave

In this section, we will share with you addition online Facebook private video downloader - FSave. To be honest, all these three online FB downloader tools are similar. Just choose one of them is OK.

Here's how to download private videos from Facebook with FSave:

Step 1. Go to Facebook on your computer and sign in.

Step 2. Find the video that you want to download and copy the video link.

Step 3. Go to the FSave website.

Step 4. Click "Download Private Video" on the top menu.

Step 5. Then according to the page prompt, enter the video link and its page source code.

Step 6. Click the Download button to start.

use FSaver to download videos

Conclusion

Generally speaking, we recommend EaseUS Video Downloader most, because it works on nearly all videos from the Internet. Compared to the widely-used EaseUS Video Downloader, the other three online are only available for Facebook videos. Choose the most appropriate one according to your needs.

I sincerely hope this post is useful and helps you out of this dilemma. You are welcome to contact me on Twitter if you have any further questions or concerns about this guide.

Notice:
Copyrighted content on websites cannot be downloaded without permission for any commercial use. This guide is for personal use only.
 

FAQs on how to download private videos from Facebook

Any other questions? For more information on how to download private videos from Facebook, check the frequently asked questions below one by one:

1. What's the easiest way to download Facebook videos?

Well, in my opinion, a Chrome extension is a perfect option to download Facebook videos. Here I recommend Video Downloader for FB, Video Downloader Plus, and Video Downloader Pro. In addition, we recommend EaseUS Video Downloader if you would prefer desktop software.

2. Is it legal for me to download videos from the Internet for any purpose?

It is illegal to download copyrighted content from Websites for any commercial purpose without permission. Anyway, it's better to download and use the video with its actual owner permission.

3. Are all videos on YouTube copyrighted?

YouTube videos are owned by the person who developed and posted them to the platform. You are allowed to link to others' YouTube videos, but you can't re-upload them with your own account or claim ownership of them.

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