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Step-by-Step: How to Download Facebook Live Videos of Your Own and Someone Else's?

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Updated on July 28, 2023

Lots of people prefer to download videos from social platforms like Facebook and Instagram when they are attracted by some fascinating live videos shared by artists during, or to download their own live videos to back up or post on other platforms such as YouTube. This article will list three methods to assist you to download Facebook live videos. You can pick one from them for usage according to your requirements.

Can You Download Facebook Live Videos?

Facebook has become the most well-known social media platform with massive video content uploaded by users, in which you can find different types of videos, for instance, live videos, game videos and so on. There are many reasons why people would like to download Facebook live videos, some for backup intentions, some for uploading to other social platforms like uploading videos to YouTube. However, many people don't know how to do this job efficiently. Have you ever encountered this similar predicament? No matter what reasons you have, today we have found three effective Facebook live download ways. You can use those methods to save your own or someone else's Facebook live videos effectually.

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Disclaim Note: The download ways listed in this article are only used for legal uses. Any copyright infringement action is forbidden.

How to Download Personal Facebook Live Videos without Running Any Applications?

This section is only workable for downloading your personal Facebook live video on your feed or profile page. Supposed that you want to download other live videos shared by somebody else on Facebook or in a group, you can neglect this part and skip to the second part, in which I am going to introduce a professional program especially and corresponding detailed steps to you. Here is a tutorial of downloading your own live videos.

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Step 1. Login to your Facebook account and enter the profile page.

Step 2. The video tab is located on the left sidebar. When you click on it, you will see all your personal live videos in a new page. Now, you are supposed to click the time stamp above the video. Once you click on it, the video will be displayed in another webpage. Then, there are all comments about the video you will view.

Step 3. There is a three-dots icon on the upper right side, click it to open and then you will get some options including Embed, Download Video, Edit Video and so forth. Press the Download Video button and you will start to download Facebook live video to your device in MP4 format.

How to Download a Facebook Live Video Shared by Other People with a Powerful Video Downloader?

It's time to introduce how to download Facebook live videos shared by someone else, which is a little bit different from downloading your own live videos. You need to use a third party Facebook live downloader to get Facebook live videos and save the videos to your devices directly. The good thing is that there is an excellent helper, of course - WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. This is multifunctional software that not only can download video from websites like Facebook, YouTube and more but also contains some additional functions like extracting subtitles from videos, making ringtone for iPhone/Android phones, recording screen activities on Windows and so on. Now, let's take a look at how to save Facebook live videos.

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Using a Record Screen Additional Function to Save the Webcasting

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Step 1. Run this program and click to enter the Recorder area. There are different recording modes for you to choose. You can freely choose the recording area or directly record the entire PC screen.

Step 2. Then you can select the recording format, quality, frame rate, and even turn on the GPU acceleration if your computer supports hardware acceleration.

Step 3. To record the facebook live video with audio, you need to check the "Desktop" to enable the system audio recording.
(If you want to record the video voice, firstly right-click the speakers button on the right-bottom of your Windows system to choose the Recording devices option, make sure the Stereo Mix option enabled.)

Step 4. Hit the inverted triangle icon below to set the destination folder to save the Facebook live video. Then, press the red REC button to start to record. After the countdown completes, the recording process will get started. You can use the shortcut key of Ctrl+F1 on keyboard to stop recording. The webcasting video will be stored in the folder automatically.

The Easy Guide of How to Download Facebook Live Videos Shared by Someone Else on Facebook

Copy the Facebook Live Video' URL

Before downloading Facebook live videos, please free downloadfree download and install the software on PC.

Step 1. Copy the Facebook Live Video's URL

Open the Facebook website to find the live video you want to download, then copy its URL.

Paste and Analyze the URL

Step 2. Paste and Analyze the URL

Launch the Facebook live downloader and enter the Downloader module. Hit the New Download button to build a new download task. Then, paste the copied video link into the analyze box, click the Analyze button to start to analyze the live video. After the analysis is completed, choose the download resolution you like, click on OK button.

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Step 3. Start to Download Facebook Live Video

Finally, hit the inverted triangle icon to change the save path, press the Download All button to start the download process.

Sum up

Whether downloading Facebook live videos of your own or other people you want, the three workable methods on how to download a Facebook live video have been introduced to you. Choose one way to help you or your friends to save Facebook live videos efficiently. Do not forget to share this post with more people.

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