How to Download Facebook Videos in HD Quality

How to Download Facebook Videos in HD Quality

Are you wondering how to download Facebook videos in HD? As you know, there is no direct option or feature to download videos off Facebook. So, what we can do to download our favorites videos from Facebook in their original quality?

Well, I have showed you before in a previous post and in some YouTube tutorials how to download a Facebook video using only the mobile version of Facebook, but the downloaded quality isn't as good as the original one. That's why in this tutorial I will share with you another workaround that will let you download FB videos in HD quality without the need of installing any third party software or any online tool.

Are you ready? If so, let's follow the steps below!

How to Download Facebook Videos in HD Quality?


Find the video you want to download and make sure it is public (You can only download public videos with this method).

Facebook Public Video

Right-click on the video and select the third option Show video URL.

Show Video URL Option

Copy the video URL.

Copy FB Video URL Option

Next, logout of Facebook or just go to your browser, open a new incognito window in Google Chrome or New Private Window in Mozilla Firefox, then paste the copied URL in the address bar and press Enter on your keyboard or Paste and go.

New Incognito Window

Click Not Now.

Not Now

Now, right-click anywhere on the page and select View page source.

View Page Source Option

Once you get the source code page, hold down CTRL + F on your keyboard to bring up the search box, then type in hd_src:

View Page Source Option

Highlight the video link that follows hd_src:, then right-click on it and select Go to... (in Google chrome), in Mozilla Firefox, right-click on it and select Open Link in New Tab or Open Link. Make sure to highlight only the link between the quotes. It should be something like this:

Go To URL Link

While the video is playing, right-click on it and select Save video as....

Save Video As Option FB Video

Finally, rename it if you want, then choose where you would like to save it and press the Save button.

Save FB Video Location

How did you find this workaround? Was it helpful? Please, let me know in the comments section below and don't forget to share this post with your friends on social media sites.

How to Download Facebook Video in HD Without Any Software