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How to Download Tumblr Videos?

How to Download Tumblr Videos?

Tumblr is a microblogging platform and has various content. Some of the content includes videos and sometimes we find them very interesting and we do not want to let them go. That is why users ask how to download Tumblr videos.

Unfortunately, Tumblr does not let you easily download videos from its platform. However, you can still do it through various methods. There are several ways to download videos from Tumblr with or without using third-party apps.

Here are ways to download videos from Tumblr with third-party apps.

How to Download Tumblr Videos

The Third-Party Apps

Third-party apps are websites or apps that let you download Tumblr videos outside the Tumblr website or app. Like downloading a video from Youtube, they convert videos from Tumblr. 

Let’s take a look at what kind of third-party apps we can use to download Tumblr videos.

Tumblr Video Downloader

Tumblr Video Downloader is a web-based application. It is pretty simple to use and it is free. 

When you open the website there is a search bar. Simply copy the URL of the video you want to download from Tumblr and paste the copied link there. Click on the ‘Download’ button and the video will be downloaded in a short time.


TubeOffline is a universal video downloading platform. It is one of the oldest video downloading platforms. It is very easy to use, it converts videos to mp4 or mp3 files.

Just like Tumblr Video Downloader, TubeOffline has the same process of downloading a video. Copy the URL of the video on Tumblr, then paste it on the search bar of TubeOffline and click on ‘Get Video.’

You can download videos from anywhere by TubeOffline.

Download Tumblr Videos Without Third-Party Apps

To download videos, from Tumblr, you do not have to use third-party apps. There is another way to download videos by using Google Chrome. You can find the steps using Google Chrome to download Tumblr videos below;

  • First, go to the video you want to download and click on the ‘Share’ button.
  • After you click on ‘Share,’ click on the ‘Permalink’ button. Your video will open in a separate tab.
  • Right-click on the video and select ‘View Frame Source’ then you will see the frame source code page
  • Search for the ‘video_file’ tag. You can use ctrl+f to find it easily.
  • Right-click on the link of the Tumblr video and select ‘Save link as,’ then save it as a video file.

Download Tumblr Videos via Mobile Apps

If you want to download Tumblr videos to your mobile, you can use apps to do it. Let’s take a look at the apps we can use for downloading videos from Tumblr. You can save Tumblr videos to your camera roll by using these apps.

For Android Devices

There is an app called Timbloader. You can get the app from Google Play for Android devices.

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To download videos by Timbloader, just open the Tumblr app, click on the ‘Share’ button and select the ‘Timbloader’ option. Your video will be opened on the Timbloader app.

Once you opened the video on the Timbloader app, click on ‘Download’ button and the video will be downloaded to your device.

For iOS Devices

On iOs, you can use MyMedia. It is a free downloading app which you can download anything. 

Open the Tumblr app and tap on the ‘Share’ button and select ‘Copy’. You never have to write it down. Then open the MyMedia app and chose a Tumblr video downloader website like TubeOffline. Click on the ‘Get Video’ and download your video to the device. Open the Media tab and you will find your video.

If you have jailbroken your iOS device you can use Dwnldr app. This app downloads Tumblr videos to your camera roll without using third-party apps. Yet this app is not for free.

Conclusion – Downloading the Videos

It is possible to download Tumblr videos to various devices. We have explained how to do so in detail. From PC to Mobile there are ways to download videos with or without using third-party apps. You may also like our article that explains how to download your Tumblr blog.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find your video on Tumblr, play it and right-click on the video. Then select ‘Copy Video URL.’

Yes, tap and hold on the GIF and select ‘Download photo’ then the image will be saved in the gallery.

Log in to your account, click on the ‘Account’ button and then click on ‘Settings’. Select the account you want and click on ‘Export.’ After a while, a ‘Download’ button will appear and you can save your content by downloading it.

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  1. LeonardoBrian

    Hi there, I’m happy that I found your post. It really helps me a lot. Actually, I’m also using another tool right now which is the Acethinker Video Keeper. It is similar with the tool mentioned above wherein it has a simple yet powerful interface to navigate. I was able to download my favorite videos from Tumblr and any other sites. You must try it to.

  2. Terry Webster
    Terry Webster

    I download Tumblr videos to archive them on my desktop to use when the internet goes out. It’s great to be able to watch videos offline.