Tumblr, an application that has been in the game for quite some time; actually from 2007 that the Tumblr application was released, many people started to wonder about it.

One of the first, most popular and leading in its own course  of being; tumbler was the only one beginning to allow users to share multimedia contents such as gifs, texts, photos, videos, music, links and so more.

Until today as we speak, it has been a good host for the number of 475 million blogs, mainly containing videos, which was before the foundation of source sites.

That kind of being an all sort of dictionary, has been containing so many videos that may make you think about saving and downloading them instead of going and visiting those videos every time you want to use it for your purpose.

In this article, we go thorough ways and methods for downloading videos and the assets for doing so and introduce some of the most famous ones.

What are the methods?

Well, if you have been a n usual and regular Tumblr user, you may have noticed that Tumblr does not actually let you download your favorite videos.

In order to do so, you have to use one the 3 methods given below:

Method 1: you may want to use a third party application which is the most preferred and most famous one besides being the easiest one.

Method 2: if you have a compatible operating system as your windows or android (or the ones that have been applied changes to) you can actually save their link to your device and download them systematically.

Method 3: you can capture a video of your screen while the supposed video is being played.

Method 1

As good as they are, third party applications have always been a big help and aiding hand for almost every social media platform that does not give permission to download videos from.

Remember that most of these applications and services can perform downloads from other

 platforms as well.

In the following we introduce some of the most famous ones for this matter.

For pc

For personal desktops you can download and use the following applications:

Wonder share uniconverter desktop app

This app is first and most complete application among the downloader apps. There are several versions out there for use but we recommend getting the original one from their official website.

To use the app, please follow the given instructions:

  1. Download and install the wonder share software on your computer according to your software version and nature.
  2. Open up Tumblr and sign in if you must.
  3. Find the video you like to download.
  4. Right click on the video and hit the “copy link” option.
  5. Head back to the downloader app and Open the app and find the “downloader” option from the column of the user interface menu.
  6. Click on the purple sign on the top left corner of the presented area, it will automatically paste the copied link to the related area.
  7. From the newly presented box choose the format and thumbnail of the video that pleases you.
  8. After setting the required options, hit the download button.
  9. Wait for the video to be fully downloaded. Then you can access it from the “finished lab” section.

You also can see the location of the file at the bottom of the page to access it manually.

Online Tumblr video downloader

This application works for both mac and windows and some open sourced and beta versions of Linux.

The main focus of this app is to download the videos in the right format and even it supports 4k downloading, so for using the video as a solid template this is the right choice.

Please follow the given steps in order to use the app:

  1. Find and download the best version of Tumblr video downloader app based on your operating system.
  2. Go to Tumblr and find the video you need to be downloaded.
  3. Right click on the video and select the “copy link” option.
  4. Lunch the downloader app.
  5. Paste the copied link into the search bar at the center of the application’s screen.
  6. Click on the download button.
  7. Choose among the formats as you please and need the video to be in.
  8. The app will retrieve back to the video from the Tumblr platform.
  9. Click and choose download again for the last time.
  10. Wait for the video to be fully downloaded and access it through the location that is designated.

Ease US video downloader

This multi role downloader not only works for Tumblr, but also has proven to be quite handy for other platforms such as Instagram.

Alongside supporting different versions and formats, also supports batch downloads as well.

To use this app, please follow the given steps:

  1. Head to Tumblr and find the video you like to have downloaded.
  2. Right click on the video and select “copy link”.
  3. Lunch the Ease US application.
  4. Go to the downloader section and paste the copied URL to the section named as “add urls”.
  5. Click on confirm to proceed to the next page.
  6. On the presented page choose between the qualities and click on the desired one.
  7. Click download at the bottom of the presented page.
  8. You can easily access the video after being finished by clicking on open.

Plugins and extensions

You can easily download the videos you like by add an extension to your google chrome.

Such as online video downloader, there are plenty of services which have the ability for being an add-on.

For android

Downloading and saving videos from Tumblr on personal computers are not the only option you have in your book; you can also download them on your smart phone.

There are many great applications for that sort of work, but here we will introduce the most famous one and also it happens to be the easiest one to use.


The application is called tumbloader and it specializes in android devices and allows you to download videos, photos and recordings from the Tumblr app.

In order to do so, please follow the given instructions:

  1. Go to Tumblr app or website and login if you must.
  2. Find the video you like to be downloaded and press and hold on the video for the list of options to pop up.
  3. From the list you can either choose copy the link or share the link, here we go for the sharing it.
  4. After choosing the “share the link”, select tumbloader from the given list of choices and press on it.
  5. After a brief amount of time, the video will be loaded on and you can choose download.
  6. Wait for the video to be fully downloaded and access it through library or the application itself.

For iPhone

IPhone users are aware that their device can be a little tricky and difficult for this kind of stuff, so we introduce 2 methods to deal with it.

My media application

Most of the apple users have heard the name of this application. It is a powerful and safe application for accessing the files on your phone and even works as a magical file downloader.

You can play music, watch videos of all sort and visit the files installed or downloaded on this file manager, and as it happens, you can use it download your favorite Tumblr videos.

Please follow the given instructions:

  1. Go Tumblr app on your device and login if you must.
  2. Search and find the video you like to download and click on the share button.
  3. Select and tap on the copy button in order to copy the link.
  4. Head to my media application and find the download box.
  5. Paste the link you copied earlier and tap on the” get video”.
  6. Tap on the download button to confirm the downloading.
  7. Wait for the video to be fully downloaded and you can access it from the section named as “recently downloaded videos”.
  8. Save the videos to your phone by adding them to the camera roll.

Tube offline

An app designed for iPhone in case of the need for downloading Tumblr videos without any problem or over doing things.

Simple, lovely and easy to use application that helps you download the videos you like from Tumblr.

In order to do so, please follow the given instructions below:

  1. Lunch the Tumblr app and login to your account if you must.
  2. Search and find the video you like to be downloaded.
  3. Tap the share button for that video.
  4. Copy the link as advised to your clipboard.
  5. Open up the app and paste the link in the related area.
  6. Wait for the download to finish and access it from file manager.

Method 2

If you have a compatible operating system such as android 9 and above, you can easily download the videos by copying the video’s link and pasting it in the built in downloader of your smartphone.

This technique also works for iOS and windows, but you have to make sure that your operating system is updated to the latest available version.

Some companies such as Samsung have contracts with suppliers such as ADM to have their license to use in their phones as an internal downloader.

You can easily copy the video’s link, go to the ADM and paste it there for an easy download experience.

Method 3

Let us say none of the methods above do work for you, it can be because of the system or the applications or anything else, never the less they do not work.

You can use the feature of recording the screen for the matter and save it directly to your phone.

For iPhone you should easily start recording by tapping record button by swiping up the base menu and finding it in there, then going to the Tumblr app and play the required video.

For android the sequence would be same and you can find the button from the top menu and start recording through the Tumblr app.