Five Ways to Download Videos from Tumblr

Download Videos from Tumblr

Like Facebook, Tumblr also gains high reputation as the micro-blogging and social website. You can share your posts with photos, audio and videos on its platform. Also, you will find others' interesting posted videos on Tumblr. You can share the videos to your own Tumblr account, but cannot download videos from Tumblr directly. However, if you are really into some videos on Tumblr, still some ways enable you to download videos from Tumblr. In this page, we will share five ways to help you download videos from Tumblr.

Part 1: What is Tumblr

What is Tumblr

Tumblr is a blogging tool, micro-blogging tool and social community which debuted in February of 2007. It enables users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Each user has his or her own Tumblelog and they can publish short posts of text, images, quotes, links, video, audio, chats and more on it. Moreover, you are allowed to follow other users' blogs. It is more like a cross between a social networking site like Facebook/Twitter and a blog. Tumblr is extremely easy-to-use and works on any popular mobile operating system.

Part 2: How to download video from Tumblr to desktop

Way 1. Download some Tumblr videos with video downloader (Win and Mac)

You can find some videos on Tumblr are from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vivo, Vimeo, etc. originally. For those videos, what you need is to get the video downloader to download videos from those sites directly. Aiseesoft Tumblr Video Downloader is the best video downloader to download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, etc.

Step 1Play the video on Tumblr, and find the original video on YouTube or other sites, by clicking the YouTube logo.

Go to YouTube

Step 2Run Aiseesoft Tumblr Video Downloader on your computer, click "Download" to paste the URL of the YouTube video > "Analyze" to select the video resolution and format and click "OK" to start to download videos on Tumblr share to your computer.


Bottom-line of this Tumblr video downloader: It is the most direct way to download videos from Tumblr, but it only lets you download the Tumblr videos that are shared from YouTube, Facebook, Vimdeo, Dailymotion, etc.

Way 2. Save all Tumblr videos with video recorder (Win)

For saving all videos from Tumblr, you could use the recording way, which enables you to get all videos and music files to your computer effortlessly. Screen Recorder is the app that "downloads" Tumblr videos.

Screen Recorder
Aiseesoft Screen Recorder

The best video/audio recording tool to record streaming audio and video on Windows computer.

  • Record streaming video/audio, online video/audio, microphone voice freely.
  • Record all kinds of video/audio calls with high quality.
  • Advanced settings for video/audio recording.
Download for Win

Step 1Run Screen Recorder on your Windows computer, click "Screen Recorder".

Step 2Turn on "System Audio" and turn off "Microphone Audio" to avoid any noise.

Step 3Find the video on Tumblr that you want to download, play it to see if the video is what you want exactly. On this software, select the recording area, and click "REC" on this app to start to record, preview and save the Tumblr video.

Record Tumblr Video

Way 3. Download Tumblr videos with online app

Still, you will never miss the online Tumblr video downloader, which will also gets you download videos from Tumblr direclty.

Take TubeOffline as the example.

Step 1Go to this online site, put the url of Tumblr video into its site bar, and click "GET video" to analyze the video. Here you will find the video quality and output format as MP4, FLV, AVI, WMV, or MP3.

Step 2After succesful analysis, you could click "DOWNLOAD" to start to download video from Tumblr.

Download Tumblr Videos Online

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Part 3: How to download video from Tumblr to mobile phone

Way 4. Download Tumblr videos to iPhone iPad with Tyblr

Tumblr has its iOS version, so that you can use Tumblr on your iPhone iPad. Still, you could also use the Tumblr video downloader app to download videos to iPhone directly with Tyblr. This app enables you download photos and videos from Tumblr to your iPhone.

Step 1Download, install and run this app on your iPhone, and log in your Tumblr account.

Step 2Scroll through your feed, and you will find the "Save" button under each post.

Step 3Tap it and this app will download the selected post (a photo or video) to your Camera Roll.

Download Tumblr Videos to iPhone

Way 5. Download Tumblr videos to Android with Timbloader for Tumblr

Also Tumblr also gets its Android version for Android users. So in this part, you will also be able to download videos to Android with the Android app, Timbloader for Tumblr.

Step 1Download, install and run the Android Tumble video downloader APK on your phone.

Step 2Run Tumblr app on your phone. Tap the share button below the video/photo/record to choose "Tumbloader" in the list.

Step 3While the item is loaded, tap "Download" button to download this Tumblr item to your Android phone.

Download Tumblr Videos to Android

Here the conclusion will be made that downloading videos from Tumblr can be as easy as you cna imagine if you select the best way mentioned before.

Also, if you are interested in music file on Tumblr, you are able to read this post to download audio from Tumblr.

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August 11, 2017 10:12 / Updated by to Video, App
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