How to Download Instagram Photos and Videos on PC Without Third-Party Tool

Instagram has millions of users worldwide and it is very popular as a photo sharing platform. Among all social networks, Instagram is the best which results in the presence of speculator images. Apart from YouTube if you are looking for crazy and beautiful videos and lots more than still now Instagram holds a strong position. Scrolling to your Instagram window, some videos or pictures might need to save but there is no direct option.

Yes, you cannot directly download Instagram photos and videos. You might come across some app or techniques that let you download images but maximum apps or third-party tools are fake. You can easily download any content present on Facebook from your smartphone or PC. But Instagram doesn’t let you download images from PC as well as Smartphone.

Resolution matters a lot of images of the videos that you have downloaded. If the resolution is poor or not same as the original one then your experience will also be poor.  Your friends might suggest you to different process as cropping, screenshot to download contents from Instagram. When you are taking a screenshot and cropping any images on Instagram to download then its resolution changes.

Save or Download Images from Instagram on MAC or Windows PC

Normally to save images from the internet, we do right-click on the image and then click on “Save Images As” option. On click that image can be saved on any location of the computer drive.  Following the process, you can save images from Facebook. But when you do the same step to download images and videos from Instagram you fail. As there is no option arises on right-clicking any images which mean traditional ways to download or to save images not working in case of Instagram.

Try These: Easy Ways to Save Facebook Videos

When you right-click on any images on Instagram, instead of showing “save Images As” option it will show Instagram Save. No need to install any software on your computer as there is a way which is simple; just you need to spend a minute on HTML codes. You no need to learn HTML for that; it is s very simple task as that of copy-paste.

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How to Download Instagram Photos on PC?

Follow the steps sincerely and download whatever you like on Instagram. It is safe so no need to worry if you did any mistake on your first attempt.  No need to install software enlisted few steps will help you.

  1. Launch your Instagram account from your desktop and navigate to the image that you want to save on your computer.
  2. Click on the image that you want to download. On click, the image will open on the same screen.
  3. Now right click on the image and then from many options select “View Page Source”. On click to view page source option, a page will open where you find only HTML and JavaScript codes. Not only for Instagram, will same arise on clicking to any images or web pages.
  4. When the coding page opens, press “Ctrl+ F” keys on Windows PC and “Command+F” for Mac. This will open a search box or a finder box at the top right portion.
  5. Now on the search textbox type “jpg”. jpg is an extension of images or pictures so on search it will show a line that related to that image which you want to download. It is trick to search from a long page full of codes.
  6. Highlight the line and then right click on it. On click you will get an option Go to https://, click on that option.
  7. A new tab will open on your browser which shows the image that you selected to save on your PC. Then same as traditional process right click on the image  and click on Save Image As. On click, you can save that image on any location of your PC.
  8. Finally, click on Save.

How Download Videos from Instagram?

To download videos from Instagram is easy. You don’t need to navigate to any type of coding as downloading can be done within a few clicks. There are many helper sites which help to download videos from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and others.  Follow the steps and download videos successfully from Instagram.

  • First of all, open your Instagram profile on your PC and click to play on the video that you want to download.
  • On click, video will open and you will get an URL on the address bar of the browser.
  • Copy the whole URL of the video.
  • Now open, a helper site that lets users to download videos from web.
  • On this site, you will get a textbox where you need to paste the URL that you have copied. After you have paste that URL, a Download button will arise.
  • Click on the Download button to start downloading your favorite video on Instagram.

Following the above steps not only from Instagram, you can download videos from any sites or social platform. Like there are many other sites which let you to download videos. But among all is fast in downloading.

Though there are no any direct steps to download photos and videos from Instagram but following above-mentioned steps you can download easily. Both the process is safe and not at all clumsy; anyone can easily get through those procedures and can download image and videos of their friends on Instagram.  Every type of post on Instagram now can be easily downloaded.

Also, check – How to Upload Photos to Instagram from Your PC

To save all memories of you and your friends or followers on Instagram these are the only safe and simple ways. There are many apps and software which you can use to download Instagram photos and videos. But if you go step by step with all those steps then you no need to use any third party tool or application.


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