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How to Save Online Video & Pictures on Windows

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Introduction

See a picture or funny video online, that you want to save on your computer for later? This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to save those precious moments.

Download Images

1 Download Internet Video and Pictures

Not all items can be downloaded. This changes based upon the website you are visiting and the policies the site has put into place.
Making copies of some media, be it for personal or business use, may have additional legal stipulations, copyright considerations, and fair use rights. This guide cannot walk you through the ever changing legalities that can be raised when it comes to downloading images or video.
  1. Open your preferred browser.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Browse to the website you want to save the image or video from.
  3. Using your right mouse button, right click on the image or video you want to save.
    Website with image highlighted.
  4. From the menu, select Save Image or Save Video.
    Right Click menu with Save image as highlighted.
  5. Enter a file name for the image, then select Save.
    File save dialog with file name and Save button highlighted.

? Were you able to save the picture or video?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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See a picture or funny video online, that you want to save on your computer for later? This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to save those precious moments.

Download Images

Not all items can be downloaded. This changes based upon the website you are visiting and the policies the site has put into place.
Making copies of some media, be it for personal or business use, may have additional legal stipulations, copyright considerations, and fair use rights. This guide cannot walk you through the ever changing legalities that can be raised when it comes to downloading images or video.
  1. Open your preferred browser.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Browse to the website you want to save the image or video from.
  3. Using your right mouse button, right click on the image or video you want to save.
    Website with image highlighted.
  4. From the menu, select Save Image or Save Video.
    Right Click menu with Save image as highlighted.
  5. Enter a file name for the image, then select Save.
    File save dialog with file name and Save button highlighted.

Creating a bookmark does not save the content to your device, but rather makes a fast, easy-to-use link to the content so you can look at it later.

We have a guide that can walk you through creating and accessing bookmarks.

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