A few weeks ago we published an article with the options that exist to be able to publish videos on Instagram from a PC without problems or inconveniences. Now is the time to bring to Practical Resources.com a very captivating article entitled: how to download videos from instagram without programs or without urls, which consists of a step-by-step guide with the simplest, easiest and fastest solutions to do when they need or want to download an Instagram video they like and thus avoid having to deal with the installation of programs, Apps or, of having to do strange and very complicated things when the solution is much simpler.
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How to download videos from Instagram without programs or URLs | Option No. 1: Browser extension
The first solution it will allow you to download as many videos as you want without leaving Instagram and for this you will basically have to add an extension to the browser you use and which from now on you will need to be able to download videos from Instagram without having to resort to third-party web services or, without having to use the URL or the cumbersome techniques for accessing the source code of the video page. Well, that's all I say… let's get to work!
First of all, you have to add the extension to your browser and for this you can follow these simple steps that will allow you to do this job in Chrome or Firefox browser.
- Add extension in Google Chrome: in this option, they should go to the Chrome Web Store and there, start a search with the following term: « Professional Video Downloader» and from the loaded results they should click on the button that says: « + Add to Chrome» from the result offered by startpage24 and after this, a small window will appear and in it, they will click on the button that says “ Add extension » and with it, the extension will be installed showing a ribbon icon in a roll at the top right of the Chrome browser.
- Add extension in Mozilla Firefox: in this other option, they must go to the Add-ons section of Firefox and start a search with the following term: « Professional Video Downloader» and from the results loaded, they will choose - with a click - the option that identifies with the searched term and that is offered by startpage24.
With the previous action, they will be directed to a new Firefox page and then here, they have to click on the blue button that says: «Aggiungi to Firefox» and with this a window will open and they must click on the option that says: «Add» and a tape in a film reel icon will appear in the top right corner confirming that the extension has been installed in Firefox.
Having done the above, they simply have to enter Instagram from the browser where they have added the extension and after that, access the user profile that contains that precious video and then here, they have to search and open the video with a click on it and by doing so, you will be able to see that the tape icon in a film reel -located at the top right- changes to a green arrow pointing down and in case the green arrow does not appear, close the video and reopen it.
By doing the above, you will be able to see that the tape icon in a film reel -located at the top right- changes to a green arrow pointing down and so here, you will need to click on that green arrow and on the case, where the green arrow does not appear, close the video and reopen it.
With this a small window will appear where, finally, they will have to click on the green button that says: «Download» and by doing so they will be able to download an Instagram video without strange programs that need to be installed or, without using the URL which can be somewhat cumbersome.
How to download videos from Instagram without programs or URLs | Option No. 2: save
This other solution will allow you to download a video from Instagram in a very simple, fast and perhaps one of the best ways… Check it out yourself. The first thing they should do is access that Instagram profile from the web and search -within the profile- for that video they would be interested in downloading and when they find it, they should right-click on the respective video and the menu that appears , they will choose: «Open link in new tab«.
With the above action, a new tab will open in your browser with the video in question, and here you can see such a URL in the address bar: https://www.instagram.com/p/BaQbdjPBp40/ so here, must click on this address and then must carefully add these two characters: qq just before instagram so that the address looks like this: https://www.qqinstagram.com/p/BaQbdjPBp40 / and after doing this, they just have to upload the url they changed with a click on the « buttonSubmit»On the keyboard.
Perfect, you did great! Now, your browser will start loading and it will take a few good seconds to do so (be patient) and once it's done, it will take you directly to saveeo.com and you can see here that the video is ready to download and you will do so by clicking on «download«.
They will be redirected to a new page with the video and then here, they have to right click on the video so that a window opens with a menu and they can click on the option that says: «Save video come ...«.
By doing the above, the classic file saving window will open and all you have to do is select the place where you want to download the video, add a name and finally click on the button that says: «Save» in this window and that's it, I was able to download an Instagram video without programs.
Note #1: If for some strange reason, the save page with your video doesn't load. Then, they will be able to directly enter the saveeo.com home page and once there, enter the URL in the central box and then click on the yellow button that says: » Download » and they will follow the procedure.
Finally, these two solutions from this article: How to download videos from Instagram without programs via URL they allow you to solve the question. However, there is a large and wide range of other possibilities with which you can download videos from Instagram… By the way, do you know anything simpler and faster?