Bilibili is a great Chinese video sharing platform that boasts a substantial collection of interesting and practical videos in various fields, such as movie, drama, fashion, music, dancing, gaming, anime, science and technology and so forth. Just like YouTube, however, you can only watch Bilibili videos online. There is no direct download button for Bilibili video download. What you should do if you encounter a favorite video and wish to save it as FLV or MP3? Here shows you how to download Bilibili videos.
How to Download Video from Bilibili Using Desktop App?
#1. On Mac
iFunia YouTube Downloader for Mac, a quite intuitive and minimalistic program, comes without superfluous function except for video & audio download. Not only can it download videos from YouTube but from Bilibili, Niconico, Vimeo, Veoh, Instagram, MTV, Facebook, Dailymotion, and so much more. You can download Bilibili videos as well as playlists in batch without losing quality.
- Save videos from over 1000 sites with URLs
- Download videos in 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K and 8K
- Save Bilibili videos as FLV or MP3
- Download entire playlists from YouTube
- Support batch download
- Superfast working speed
- Apply to Mac only
Steps to Download Bilibili Videos on Mac:
Step 1. Install the software
Free download and install iFunia YouTube Downloader on Mac, and run it.
Step 2. Analyze the videos
Visit https://www.bilibili.com/, and locate the video you want to download. There are two ways to add Bilibili videos to iFunia YouTube Downloader:
- Drag the video thumbnail into the software.
- Copy the URL of a Bilibili video, and it will be auto pasted into the address column of iFunia YouTube Downloader > click the button.
Add other Bilibili videos to the list and wait for the tool to analyze the video links.
Step 3. Select format
Choose your output format as FLV or MP3. Note: the output formats depend on the site. For example: when you are going to download YouTube videos, you will find that the output formats are in MP4 (with various resolutions) and MP3 formats.
Step 4. Save video on Mac
Click the to download Bilibili videos in 1080p, 720p, 480, or 360p. Once finished, click the to check your downloaded videos.
Pro Tip for Batch Bilibili Video Download
- From the top menu bar, choose “File” > “Input URLs”.
- Add a list of the video links to the blank panel. I recommend you to edit the list in a text editor and then paste it to the program.
- Click the “OK” button to analyze multiple Bilibili videos.
#2. On Windows
iVideoMate Video Downloader, as its name indicated, is a versatile video downloader for Windows that lets you work your way through websites such as Bilibili, YouTube, Vimeo, AOL, Lynda, VideoBash, MyVideo, FunnyorDie, NicoNico, Adobe TV and more. It features a powerful Turbo Mode to assist you to download video from Bilibili at lightning speed.
- Download videos from the most popular websites
- Download YouTube/Lynda playlist in one click
- Save videos to MP4, 3GP, WebM, MP3 or other formats
- Support video quality from 144p to 8k
- Support auto custom subtitle languages
- Compatible with Windows only
Steps to Download Bilibili Videos on Windows:
Step 1. Have Bilibili Downloader installed on PC and launch it.
Step 2. Search for the videos on Bilibili and simply copy their video URLs.
Step 3. Return back to iVideoMate Video downloader. On the “Download” tab, click the “Paste URL” button.
Step 4. Choose the video format and quality, and click the “Download” button.
Step 5. When the downloading process is finished, you can switch to the “Complete” tab and find your downloaded Bilibili videos.
How to Download Bilibili Videos Online?
We have tried tons of online tools, but Tubeoffline.com is one of the few tools that can download video from Bilibili successfully without registering an account. It supports 500+ video streaming sites and can convert videos to MP4, FLV, AVI, WMV and MP3. You can also choose the output video quality from Low, Normal, or Best.
- Free and no installation requirement
- Download videos from all kinds of media hosting sites, not only Bilibili
- Save videos to MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV or MP3
- Too many ads and popups
- Doesn’t support batch Bilibili video downloads
- Can only save Bilibili videos as MP4
Steps to Download Bilibili Video online:
Step 1. Looking for the Bilibili video you would like to download and copy the video link.
Step 2. Open https://www.tubeoffline.com/download-BiliBili-videos.php in your browser.
Step 3. Paste your copied link to the blank box and click the “Get Video” button. It will take you to a new page.
Step 4. Click the “DOWNLOAD” button, it will redirect to a new page again.
Step 5. Click the three vertical dots and click on “Download”.
Videofk.com is another decent web-based service that supports Bilibili downloads as well, but it asks you to log in with an account at first.
How to Download Bilibili Videos with Browser Add-ons?
#1. On Google Chrome
“Download Bilibili videos” (well, that’s the name)- the chrome extension is powered by Fbion.com. It enables you to download everything from Bilibili, including Bilibili videos, thumbnails, subtitles, closed captions, and comments.
- Support multilingual
- Download Bilibili thumbnail, subtitle, comment, etc.
- Select video quality and video size according to your needs
- Auto-select audio quality: 320kbps, 256kbps, 128kbps, 64kbps
- Pop up ads of Fbion.com
- Can only download video from Bilibili
Steps for Bilibili Video Download on Google Chrome:
Step 1. Visit the chrome web store and search for the “Download Bilibili videos” extension.
Step 2. Click the “Add to Chrome” button and select “Add extension” from the popup.
Step 3. Locate a Bilibili video and play it.
Step 4. Click the icon of “Download Bilibili videos” from the toolbar in the upper right corner, a dialog appears and you will see your playing video listed there.
Step 5. Choose the quality to download it.
#2. On Firefox
Video Downloader Pro is a Firefox add-on that can download video and music from an impressive number of websites. It may download videos to MP3, FLV, MP4, AVI, ASF, MPEG, or other formats. There are some other Bilibili video downloaders for Firefox. The reason why I choose Video Downloader Pro is that it’s easy to use and no ads.
- Allow you to download video from Bilibili, Archive, Kissasian, Thevid, Veoh, etc.
- No ads, spy or malware
- Simple to install and uninstall
- Sometimes, failing to detect the Bilibli videos
- The video might be divided into many videos in small sizes
Steps to Download Bilibili Videos on Firefox:
Step 1. Navigate to https://videodownloaderpro.net/ and install Video Downloader Pro on Firefox.
Step 2. When prompted by the browser to confirm installation, click on the “Add” button.
Step 3. Open any Bilibili video and play it.
Step 4. Click the Video Downloader Pro icon in the upper right corner, and choose one of the videos to start the downloading.
Things Need to Know about Bilibili
Bilibili, nicknamed B站 and prototype site named Mikufans.cn, aims squarely at sharing ACG-related (animation, comic, and game) online video. The videos on Bilibili are created or uploaded by users. Unlike other video websites, which have a large number of duplicate and low-quality video contents, the porters from Bilibili are inclined to providing the most timely and high-quality videos.
Bilibili vs. Niconico
Actually, the launched of Bilibili was inspired by Japanese otaku video website- Niconico (ニコニコ動画). Both of them are known for video commenting feature, directly translated to bullet comment (Danmu, 弹幕, コメント機能). A great difference between Bilibili and Niconico is that, you have to sign up for an account for watching video clips on Niconico. But on Bilibili, you can visit any videos as a guest unless you need to comment on videos.
Bilibili App Download
If you desire to enjoy videos on Bilibili app, then go to the site www.app.bilibili.com and download any versions of Bilibili apps (Android, iPhone, Mac, UWP, WP8, TV, etc.)
So that’s all about how to download Bilibili videos. If you want to download high-quality videos without any hassle, I recommend you use a piece of professional software, as it’s safe, stable and ad-free. No matter you aim at completing the task with fast speed, or downloading heaps of Bilibili videos simultaneously, iFunia YouTube Downloader and iVideoMate Video Downloader are at your service.