Software to download videos from Instagram
To download videos from Instagram I suggest you first contact 4K Stogram. It is a free program for Windows, OS X and Linux that allows you to download videos from Instagram "in bulk". In its free basic version it limits the number of users to follow at the same time, i.e. those from whom you can automatically download videos when they are posted.
To download videos from Instagram with 4K Stogram click here in order to connect to the program's website and then press the button Get 4K Stogram to download the software to your computer.
When the download is complete, click on it to open the file you have just downloaded and follow the quick installation procedure that is shown on the screen.
Then start the program by clicking on its icon, wait for the window of the same to be visible and then type the name of the Instagram user whose videos you want to download in the appropriate text field located at the top and then click on the button Follow.
Once this is done, the videos (but also the photos) published on Instagram by the user in question will be downloaded automatically to the computer and saved in the folder Images of the same.
To stop and resume the download, click on the appropriate buttons that appear next to the username of the person whose videos you are downloading. To delete a user from the application and no longer download its contents, just click on the x red color that appears at the top right.
Another great program that I suggest you seriously consider if you intend to download videos from Instagram is JDownloader. This is a famous download manager that allows you to download any type of file from the Internet, including videos of course, in an extremely simple and fast way. The program is free and open source and can be used on Windows, OS X and Linux.
To download videos from Instagram using JDownloader, the first thing you need to do is to click here in order to connect to the software download page. Then, press the link below the image of the operating system you used and wait for the program installation file to be downloaded to your computer.
When the download is complete, press the installation file obtained and then follow the simple wizard that is shown on the screen to set up the program.
Next start JDownloader by clicking on its icon and make sure that the button corresponding to the function Enable or disable clipboard checking present in the upper part of the program window is checked.
Now open the web browser you usually use to surf the net, type www.instagram.com in the address bar and press the button Submit on the keyboard. On the Web page that will open at this point, log in to your Instagram account by entering your username and password or by connecting via Facebook, then scroll through the news feed displayed or use the search bar located at the top to find the account of a specific user, locate the video of your interest, click on it and copy the link attached to the address bar of the browser.
Once this is done, JDownloader will automatically add the Instagram video you want to download to your computer to the list of files to save. To start the download procedure, all you have to do is click on the button Play present in the upper left part of the JDownloader window. You can also add more videos to the list of files to download via JDownloader simply by repeating the steps I indicated in the previous lines for each movie of interest.
Then wait for the download procedure to be started and completed, then go to the folder Download of your computer (or the one dedicated to saving files from the Internet) to view all the videos that have been downloaded from Instagram.
Online services to download videos from Instagram
If you can not or do not want to download and install new programs on your computer, know that to download videos from Instagram it is also possible to take advantage DreDown. It is a simple online service that allows you to download various multimedia contents shared on the network through other services, including videos from Instagram. The service can be used directly from a web browser and no registration is required to use it.
To download videos from Instagram with DreDown, the first step you need to take is to click here so that you can immediately connect to the service's website. Then press the button Instagram placed on the left side.
Now fill in the field Video Link : http:// pasting the link of the Instagram video you want to download. To find the link of the Instagram video you are interested in, view it directly from your web browser. To do this, you can click on the Instagram videos of your interest that have been shared by other users and copy the link in the web browser's address bar. Alternatively, you can access Instagram from a browser as I have already explained to you in the previous lines , locate the video you want to download, click on it and copy the link you see in the address bar of the browser.
After pasting the link in the appropriate DreDown form, press the button DreDown! placed to the side. In a few moments you should see the writing Yaay! We found the video you are lookinf for! indicating the fact that the procedure that allows you to download videos from Instagram has actually been successful.
At this point, to download the Instagram video, you just have to click on the link MP4 Video present accanto alla voce Download as visible on the screen. The movie will be downloaded directly to your computer in MP4 format.
IFTTT + Dropbox
If the solutions that I have already suggested you to adopt to download videos from Instagram have not been to your liking, I invite you not to throw in the towel yet and try to use IFTTT in combination with dropbox.
If you have never heard of it, IFTTT is an online service that allows you to automate the exchange of data and information between various Web services. Dropbox is a very popular cloud storage platform that allows you to store files online and synchronize them on all your devices ( if you remember, I told you about it in my tutorial on how to use Dropbox).
To download videos from Instagram using these two services, click here in order to connect to the main web page of the IFTTT website and then click on the button Sing up that is shown to you on the screen and fill out the registration form for the service indicating your e-mail address and the password you wish to use to register. Then press the button Create Account. If you already have an account on IFTTT, instead of clicking on Sign Up presses the button Sign In then fill out the forms visible on the screen by typing your username or e-mail address that you generally use to take advantage of the service and the associated password and then click on the blue button Sing in.
Once logged into the service, use the script Archive my video Instagram to Dropbox which allows you to store all the videos you share on Instagram directly to your Dropbox account. To access the script click here. To activate it presses the buttons instead Connect, to connect IFTTT to your Instagram and Dropbox accounts, and Add.
Furthermore, if you wish to receive a notification every time an Instagram video is downloaded and stored on your Dropbox account, before pressing the button Add check the box next to the item Recive notifications when this Recipe runs. Keep in mind that in order for the operation to be completed correctly you will need to authorize IFTTT to access both your Instagram account and your Dropbox account (don't worry, this is a safe and reliable service).
Once the script is activated, you can then view the videos downloaded from Instagram simply by logging into Dropbox with your account from any of your devices and then going to the folder automatically created for saving the files.How to download videos from Instagram