Disclaimer: Before we jump in, you should understand, WonderFox would never endorses downloading any copyrighted content for illegal sale, distribution and other commercial intentions. The following guides are demonstrated for instructional purpose and personal fair-use ONLY. WonderFox is not responsible for Anon-V videos downloaded by end-users, please confirm the permission and mind your behavior before use.
Even though there is no download link or button on Anon-V, it will never corner this well-known web video downloader extension - Video DownloadHelper, which was once the second most downloaded Firefox add-on, and now also available for Chrome and Edge. Despite a fact that it went freemium for some features like video conversion, HLS video download, etc., fortunately, it still serves as a free Anon-V video downloader. Simply follow the instructions to save your favorite videos.
Step 1. Download and install Video DownloadHelper from https://www.downloadhelper.net/install. Once installed, a "colorless 3-balls" icon will be placed on browser extension bar.
Step 2. Visit Anon-V, find a video you want to download for playback. The extension will be changed to a "colored 3-balls" icon when the video buffers.
Step 3. Click on the icon and choose one option in the drop-down list. Usually, it will show the file size and format.
Step 4. For the first time you use Video DownloadHelper, you'll be asked to select one download method. Press "Use browser" to free download Anon-V videos to local drive. And you can enable "Use this method by default next time" option to make things easier in the future.
I bet most people are still relatively unfamiliar with this browser video downloader extension - CocoCut Video Downloader. Actually, it works very well to download online videos in HTTP and HLS protocol. For live or DASH videos, it even allows you to switch to "Recording Mode" for video capturing. Sounds great? Now let's dive into how to use it as an Anon-V downloader.
Step 1. Download and install CocoCut Video Downloader to Chrome or Edge browser from https://cococut.net/. A gray "coconut palm" icon will appear on browser extension bar.
Step 2. Play a video on Anon-V, the extension icon will turn green once the video file is detected, and show the number.
Step 3. Click the extension and click on the "download icon" to download embedded video.
Step 4. This Anon-V Downloader will start downloading Anon-V video in a new tab. The progress and pause/resume button will be displayed during the downloading. It should be noted that the download page must be kept open when the process starts, otherwise, the download task will be lost.
Step 5. Wait for the download to complete and press "Save" button to save the MP4 video from Anon-V.
There is a bunch of free online applications that claim to be capable of Anon-V video download, however, most of them are the clickbaits with tons of pop-ups ADs. 9XBUDDY is a long-standing and easy-to-use online video downloader that also works like a charm to download Anon-V videos with no program or extension required.
Step 1. Open https://9xbuddy.com/ in browser address bar.
Step 2. Copy and paste one Anon-V video URL into the input field, click "DOWNLOAD" button.
Step 3. 9XBUDDY will analyze the URL and display the available download options.
Step 4. Hit "DOWNLOAD NOW" button for simple Anon-V video download.
So far, I haven't found any workable desktop Anon-V Downloader, but, in contrast, the aforementioned 3 solutions are much simpler, right? Also, you're welcomed to reach out to me if there is any better method to download video from Anon-V. Thanks for your reading, and see you in the next post!