How to Download Instagram Videos on pc

How to Download Instagram Videos on pc

Are you still looking for ways to download Instagram videos on pc?

Have you noticed that Sometimes while scrolling through the post on instagram you might come across a post or video post that you just want to download for later?

May be its a puppy video you love so much, you just need to save so you can share it, or use the video file be creative with it.

perhaps it’s a posts you need to keep for reference as part of your Instagram marketing.

Either way, you need to download the videos first because you don’t know if the video creator will delet it.

But how do you download videos on instagram when Instagram doesn’t have an option to download or save a video to your camera roll,

In this post, I’ll walk you through a work-arounds way to download and save video file to share, reuse, or save for later.

Is it Allowed to Downloading Videos from Instagram?

Let’s start with the disclaimer. It’s okay to download Instagram photos or videos. It is NOT OKay only when you are using it for commercial purpose.

If you doubt whether you can download a photo,video always ask for permission from the rightful owner.

You can send the owner a direct message on instagram and ask whether you can use their video content for commercial purpose or not.

Here is how to send a direct message on instagram from your computer.

How to use Downloader for Instagram to download videos on computer.

To get started download a video on pinterest, you will first need to install a chrome browser extension.

Extensions are small software programs that customize the browsing experience.

Now I am using the chrome browser to do this I haven’t tested it on other browsers so I can’t say.

A simple search on Google will come up with this extension or simply click here to get to the extension.

After installing the extension which is very easy to do open up instagram on your pc. Watch this to learn how to use instagram on your pc

Go to the video you want to download on instagram, play the video screen. When the video starts playing, you will see a download button appears on the top left.

If you don’t see the download button then may be the extension is not yet active go back to extensions and activate it.

To do that simply click on the 3 dots on the top right of your browser.

Then you want to hover your mouse over the more tools option and from the next set of options that pops on the left select extensions.

Look for the Downloader for Instagram tool and click on this little botton …you will know its active when you see the bright blue color.

After activating the extention refresh the video page on your pc and you will now see the download button

Simply click on it and navigate to where ever you want to save the video file on your computer drive and click save.

That’s how easy it is to download instagram videos on pc.

There are many tools and other ways to download instagram videos on your pc.

Another easy way is by using

This is a web based tool that will also help you easily download instagram videos without an app.

Here is how to use the tool works.

  1. Go to Instagram and open the video which you want to download.
  2. If you are on Instagram App, tap on more options and copy share URL/Copy link. Or if you are using Instagram on web browser, open the video in new tab and copy the video link from URL bar of web browser.
  3. Now, paste the video link in above input box, and click/tap on ‘Download Instagram Video button’
  4. The Instagram video is played, and there is ‘Download’ button just below it, so just tap or click on it, and Instagram video will be saved to your device.

I hope this was another helpful post.

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