Continuing the discussion from The 40th Anniversary of the Combahee River Collective Statement:
youtube-dl can be used for FB videos.
wait, how does one actually do this? what’s the process?
see also the README on the github repo… GitHub - ytdl-org/youtube-dl: Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites
downloads it to your hard drive!
edited to add: it even supports resuming downloads. example from right now on my computer:
$ youtube-dl https://www.facebook.com/socialismconf/videos/10154425012002924/ [facebook] 10154425012002924: Downloading webpage WARNING: unable to extract thumbnail URL; please report this issue on https://yt-dl.org/bug . Make sure you are using the latest version; type youtube-dl -U to update. Be sure to call youtube-dl with the --verbose flag and include its complete output. [download] Resuming download at byte 24229975 [download] Destination: The 40th Anniversary of the Combahee River Collective A panel discussion wit...-10154425012002924.mp4 [download] 15.4% of 157.16MiB at 38.19KiB/s ETA 59:12
as you can see it tells you the progress in the final line and this updates as it’s downloading
this is awesome