In this article, you'll learn how to download any video on iPhone for free and without an app.
Want to make a meme or save a video for your memories? What I'm about to teach you works on a variety of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok videos as well as other embedded videos found on websites. It also works on videos that are square, vertical or horizontal. So go out and find the video you want, in this example I will walk you through how to take one from an Instagram feed. Start by grabbing the share link from the video post, all social platforms have a grab share link option.
Next, launch a web browser on your iPhone and go to kapwing.com. Once there, you'll click on the Start editing button, then on the next page you'll simply paste your share link. Kapwing will then upload your video link to it's platform. If your video is longer than 7 minutes, it will alert you to trim it down in order to properly export it with the free account. So, with your video layer selected, click on the Edit Video button up top, then click on Trim. Next use the sliders to trim to the most important part of the video you want to keep, ensuring it's 7 minutes of less, then click on the red button for Done. Now you're back inside the Kapwing Studio with your trimmed clip. Click on the red button for Export Video. Kapwing will begin processing your clip, processing times will depend on your Internet connection and length of the video.
Once it's done you'll land on a new page, where you'll need to click on the Download button. A window will pop up on screen asking you to View or Download; click on Download. When you do that a download icon will appear in the top right corner of your browser showing a video progress bar indicating it's downloading to your iPhone files. To save it to your camera roll, simply click on that icon, then click on that thumbnail or filename for that video. The video will load into the player. Then you'll click on the Share icon, and click on Save Video. Now, jump over to your Camera roll and there you go. Your video is now saved on your iPhone. And should you want to remove this watermark, simply click here to sign up or a free Kapwing account. And that's it!
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