How to Download Videos from Reddit

Article updated August 9, 2022 by Steve Larner, to reflect an updated list of websites and processes for downloading Reddit videos.

There's a reason Reddit is one of the most visited websites in the United States and 13th in the world. It's a constant source of breaking news, funny videos, and all kinds of fascinating information. One of the things people can share is media, from hilarious gifs to homemade videos, but Reddit doesn't make it easy to upload them.

Luckily, there are a few websites that allow downloading Reddit videos. Not all websites download media with audio track from Reddit stores audio and video separately, but some can. This article covers some of the best options available and how to make them work.

How to Copy a Reddit Video Link to Download

To use any of the websites in this list, you need to get a link to the video:

Get Reddit video link via URL

  1. Go to the Reddit thread with the video you want to download.
  2. Highlight all text in your browser's address bar.
  3. press « Ctrl + C » or right-click and select “Copy. »

Get Reddit video link via directly

  1. Go to the Reddit thread with the video you want to download.
  2. Click on " To share " below the video.
  3. Click on “Copy link. »

Websites to Download Reddit Videos is a great download site with a few extra options. You can download the video with or without audio or choose to download the audio without the video.

  1. Go to the website.
  2. Paste the Reddit video URL or link into the white text box, then click " SUBMIT. »
  3. Click on “DOWNLOAD HD VIDEO” to capture audio and video together, or choose between audio only or video only.
  4. Optional: upload a thumbnail for your video by clicking “Thumbnail JPG file. »

RVDL ~ Reddit Video Downloader

RVDL is another great website for downloading videos and audio files from Reddit posts. Your options include downloading A/V in different resolutions, capturing audio, and even downloading video without sound.

Video resolutions include SD, HD, FHD, 4K, and 8K depending on the quality of the originally uploaded video. The weird thing with RVDL is that the resolutions are labeled as 426px, 640px, 854px, 1280px, etc. Here's how to download Reddit videos using RVDL.

  1. Copy the Reddit video URL. It is generally best to use the " To share " link, as mentioned in the copy steps above.
  2. Open the RVDL Reddit Video Downloader website, paste the Reddit video URL, then click " To download. »
  3. A new page loads, showing a preview image on the right, Subreddit on the left, and the post in the middle along with download options below. Choose your resolution or download audio only.
  4. The download prompt appears, allowing you to choose your "Save As" file name, save location, etc. Click on " To safeguard " once you have finished.
  5. Your Reddit video uploads, showing a progress box. Click on the file to launch it and verify that you got what you wanted.


RedditSave is another easy-to-use, high-quality video downloader solution that offers both HD and SD resolution. This website does not offer various quality options or an audio-only choice, but most people want the video in the best possible resolution and with sound intact. Here's what to do.

  1. Copy the Reddit video URL using the " To share " link or copy from address bar.
  2. Go to the RedditSave website, paste the copied URL, then click " To download. »
  3. The new page that loads displays the video title, a preview image, audio status, and presents your download options. Click on "Download HD Video" ou « Version SD ».
  4. Choose your download options, then click " To safeguard. »
  5. The download progress box appears. Once done, click on the link to open the video and verify that it is what you wanted.
  6. Your default player loads the video and plays it so you can confirm the results.

As you can see, there are plenty of Reddit video downloaders available. Some also offer apps that perform the same tasks, but they often seem to close. Several downloaders also provide a browser extension, such as RVDL. While Reddit doesn't make it easy for you to record videos from their site, it's not impossible, thanks to sites like the ones mentioned above.

If you found one that's even better than our top picks, has a wider range of options, or is super-fast, why not share it with us in the comments section below?

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