How To Download Facebook Ads Video

Have you ever desired to save a Facebook ad video for reference or review, or to simply keep it on your device? Sadly, Facebook does not offer a direct method to download their videos, especially ad videos. But don’t fret, as there are alternative solutions. In this blog post, we will provide instructions on how to download Facebook ad videos.

Before we start, please note that you should respect copyrights and only download videos for personal use. It is illegal to download and distribute copyright protected videos without the owner’s permission.

Using a third-party website to download Facebook videos

One way to download Facebook ad videos is by using a third-party website that is designed specifically for this purpose. These websites allow you to paste the URL of the Facebook video you want to download, and they will generate a downloadable link for you. Here, we are going to use


  • Go to the Facebook ad video you want to download.
  • Right click on the video and select copy video URL at current time.
  • Go to
  • Paste the URL in the input box and click Download.
  • You will be redirected to another page where you can choose the video quality. Click on the quality you want, and the download will start.

Although this method is easy and quick, it relies on the use of third-party websites, which may sometimes be blocked or have their own issues. Therefore, it’s always good to know another method.

Using Browser’s Developer Tools

Did you know that you can use the developer tools in your browser to download Facebook ad videos? Although this method might sound a bit technical, it is actually pretty straightforward. In this example, we will be using Google Chrome’s developer tools.


  • Go to the Facebook ad video you want to download.
  • Right click anywhere on the page and select Inspect.
  • In the developer tools window, go to the Network tab.
  • Play the video. As it plays, you will see a bunch of files showing up in the Network tab.
  • Look for a file that is being downloaded that has “video” in its type.
  • Right click on the file and select Open in new tab.
  • In the new tab, right click on the video and select Save video as… .

That’s it! You’ve downloaded a Facebook ad video using your browser’s developer tools!

Each of these methods has its pros and cons, so try them both out and see which one you prefer. However, always remember to respect copyrights.