Save Facebook Videos on Mac effortlessly

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Essential Mac Facebook video downloader

Facebook takes a huge part of everyday life of the majority of people all over the world. Most probably you know that Facebook contains lots of interesting videos in its video section, but there's no link to download them. So what to do if you want to save Facebook videos on Mac?

Check out 2 ultimate Facebook video downloaders for Mac and decide which one is up to your liking.

VideoDuke for Mac



Requirements: OS X 10.10+. 23.24MB free space. Version 1.1.208. (28th Jan, 2019). 4.5 Rank based on 9+ users, Reviews(8)
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VideoDuke is a real finding for those Mac users who wish to save Facebook videos on their machine with no fuss. This is an ultimate fast downloader that supports a lot of video hosting resources and offers 2 video saving modes - Simple and Advanced. With VideoDuke you will never lose a Facebook video as it offers “Bookmarks” option. Click the icon in the search bar and have your favorite webpage address saved instantly.

It is easier than ever to extract video from Facebook with VideoDuke! Here is what exactly you should do:

  1. Download VideoDuke and perform installation.
    Click here to get redirected to the webpage with installation file. After you’ve saved the .dmg file on your Mac, double-click it and install the app (drag&drop it onto the Applications folder).
  2. Launch the app and start downloading.
    Start VideoDuke by double-clicking its icon in the Applications folder on your Mac. Enter the URL to the video that you want to save into the search bar of VideoDuke and perform downloading. After you’ve used your 2 free downloads, you can buy a license for the software and enjoy unlimited downloading.
  3. Activate VideoDuke.
    Use the code that you’ve received after your purchase to activate the software. You do not need to enter the code manually into the activation window, just use copy&paste hotkeys. The activation window can be invoked from the top menu.
  4. Choose Facebook video and download it on Mac.
    Once you have installed and activated your VideoDuke license, you are ready to start searching for videos on Facebook and downloading them to .mp4 on your Mac. Here is step-by-step guide that will help you to download video from Facebook effortlessly:
  • Start VideoDuke and paste the link to a Facebook video into the search bar;
  • In the window with simple video saving mode pick the desired format and resolution of the video and click “Download”.

Note: If you are interested in downloading audio or other files from a Facebook webpage, then you need to open “Advanced mode” by clicking it in a simple mode window.

Tip: Integrate VideoDuke into your favorite web browser to make downloading procedure faster. To do this, click “VideoDuke” in the top menu and pick “Integrate into Browser” option, then follow all steps from the guide.

Elmedia Player Pro

Elmedia for Mac

PRO version of Elmedia Player was created with thoughts of easy and fast downloading of Facebook videos directly to your hard drive. No matter whether you are connected to the Internet or whether the movie is still available on Facebook, you will always have instant access to it. You can also download HD Facebook videos easily.

Additionally, Elmedia Player is a player after all, so you can easily play your downloaded Facebook videos in it and many other video formats too.

Follow these simple steps to save Facebook videos on Mac:

1. Download and install Elmedia on your Mac
Download Elmedia Player by simply pressing "Download" button on this page and install it on your Mac. Then launch the Elmedia Player app.

2. Activate PRO version on your computer
In main menu of Elmedia Player click "Activate PRO version" and insert the code received after placing the order with us. After the code was entered press OK to finalize the activation process. No system or application restart is required.

3. Useful recommendations
We highly recommend you to integrate Elmedia Player with your regular web browser. This way you will have quick access to "Download online movies" option. Use "Integrate into Browser" option and follow its comprehensive instructions.

After integration process is complete you can open the webpage with the video you want to download in your Internet browser and use "Open in Elmedia Player" button to access the downloading feature.

4. Choose the video for download
After you have decided on the video you'd like to download and either added it to Elmedia Player through the integration feature or entered the URL manually you will see that the downloads list is showing you the resources found at the specified URL. Switch the view to "Video" and you will see the video files, usually MP4 (this type of video is usually used for uploading files to different video resources).

5. Save the video to the hard drive
Now all you have to do is just press "Download" button and Elmedia Player PRO will start the download process. You will find the downloaded video in the directory, specified in Elmedia Player preferences.

Download Facebook to MP4
With Elmedia Player PRO, you can download Facebook videos to MP4. Log in to your Facebook account and find the video you wish to download. Switch to the browser mode by selecting Window → Browser in the main menu of Elmedia Player PRO. Paste the Facebook video URL and press Enter. Switch the filter to “Video” and select results to MP4 videos. Now press “Download” button and Elmedia Player PRO will immediately start downloading the files you selected.

You also get these great extra features with Elmedia Player PRO:

  1. Download YouTube videos
  2. Make screenshots
  3. Download videos from the web
  4. Convert Flash Projectors to SWF
  5. Flexible Playback Options
  6. AirPlay
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Requirements: OS X 10.10+ , 23.24MB free space
Version 1.1.208 (28th Jan, 2019) Release notes
Category: Other solutions