Bilibili is a famous video streaming site based in China, which has abundant video channels, such as anime, dancing, music, science & technology, news, entertainment, etc. It allows users to make comments, upload, share, like, or favorite videos.
But you might fail to open Bilibili videos or watch them in lower quality due to the poor network. I believe you are eager to find a solution to download Bilibili videos and playlist for better offline enjoyment! This post will walk you through how to download from Bilibili 2021 and save them to any format you want.
Bilibili (B Site, B站, 哔哩哔哩), formerly known as Mikufans, is video sharing website originally for ACG (animation, comics, games) content. It now covers more than 7,000 layers of interest. Bilibili has the wonderful ACG atmosphere and creative Up hosts, and its highlighted feature is the real-time comment function floating above the video.
Note: The corresponding A Site (A 站), called AcFun, is also a similar cultural community and video platform.
Yes, it’s possible.
The default format of downloaded Bilibili videos and playlist is FLV. You are able to use a video converter program like Cisdem Video Converter to convert them into different formats, including MP4 and MP3.
Yes, you can.
There are a few open-source and command-line utilities like Annie, You-Get, YouTube-dl, etc. that have the ability to download Bilibili playlist for free. For more information on how to use them, see:
But these Bilibili playlist downloaders are too complicated for a technical novice.
Additionally, the online services - fbion.com and tubeninja.net claim that they can download Bilibili video playlist online. It's actually a false advertisement. They can't do that. Once you add the playlist URL and start to analyze, you will receive the message - "No download file found" or "Link not supported".
In fact, in addition to the Bilibili playlist downloader, the best way is to use a professional video downloader software to grab any single or multiple videos from the website without limitation and make video conversions.
Cisdem Video Converter is a multipurpose Bilibili video downloader that can download, convert, and edit Bilibili videos. Besides Bilibili, it's compatible with other 1000+ sites, including YouTube, Livestream, Periscope, TikTok, Instagram, Dailymotion, Facebook, Nicovideo, etc. It’s able to download Bilibili videos in 720p, 1080p, or higher resolution if the website supports.
This Bilibili downloader also offers the flexibility of downloading and converting videos to any format, and you can even extract audio files from videos.
Go to Bilibili from the web browser on your Mac and get the URL of the video you'd like to download.
Note: If the link at the top can't be downloaded, right-click the video and choose to copy the URL.
Open the software, and click the second icon at the top to switch to the “download” interface. Paste your copied URL into the input field at the bottom.
Click on the button to download Bilibili video on Mac.
To download the whole Bilibili playlist, you can copy & paste the link of each video from the playlist, and process them together. The software helps to download multiple Bilibili videos at the same time.
Once the downloading gets completed, the Bilibili videos will be saved in FLV format. You may want to convert Bilibili FLV to other formats for better playback on your devices.
At this time, you can click the button to locate to your downloaded Bilibili videos, and drag & drop them to the first interface of the software (the "convert" interface).
Open the “format” drop-down box, and choose MP4 as output format under "General Video", or choose MP3 under “General Audio”. Hit the button to begin conversion process.
WinX Youtube Downloader is an awesome video downloader that features the ability to catch videos from 1000+ sites as well, bilibili.com included. It supports batch processing and ensures a high video quality of up to 8k. You can download Bilibili videos in MP4, MP3, 3GP, or WebM formats. With its built-in Multi-thread and Multicast Technology, this Bilibili video downloader for Windows will finish all works at time.
Users who are looking for a free method can read this section. We will recommend 3 Bilibili downloaders based on Chrome, Firefox, and online.
There is more than one extension called Video Downloader Plus in the Chrome Web Store. The one I'm talking about is provided by hoaterotrung. It's able to download video from Bilibili, Vimeo, Vevo, and so on, but YouTube is not included because of restrictions of the Developer Program Policies and Google Web Store Policies. This Bilibili video downloader for Chrome has 50,000+ users. The most frequently reported problem in reviews is failing to download Facebook video.
Video Downloader professional, as the name suggests, is a solution for downloading videos from media websites on Firefox. It supports video download from Bilibili, Vimeo, Twitter, VK, SoundCloud, Youku, Nicovideo, OKru, and more. This Firefox add-on is powered by startpage24, which has also developed other add-ons for video downloads such as All Downloader Professional, Pinterest Downloader Professional, and tumblr Downloader Professional.
When it comes to downloading Bilibili videos free without installing software, Y2mate.tv has make things simple for you. Although three output options are offered, the "Download HD" function is not available and will open an advertising page to recommend other 3-rd party software. When you select the "Download MP4" option, it saves Bilibili videos online in FLV format, even if it says MP4.
Free Video Downloader, created by Simple Design Ltd., is an easy Bilibili downloader app for Android. It's capable of downloading video from Bilibili, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. It can be applied to Android 5.1+.
But the app comes with intrusive ads. It also accumulates cache very quickly, about 20MB in 1 minute, making the search a bit lagging and slow.
In general, there are 3 methods to download Bilibili videos on Android phone:
You can download single Bilibili video directly within the app on mobile and Win 10. It's the most convenient way to save videos from Bilibili with optional resolution and decent speed.
Ordinary users can only download Bilibili videos from 360p to 1080p. To download 1080p high bitrate videos, you must become a member (more privileges).
We have brought to you the best possible ways to download Bilibili videos and playlist. While all of them have their own pros and cons. If you only want to download single Bilibili video, online Bilibili downloader, web plugins, or free apps are good. But to download videos simultaneously from any site, and edit & convert the downloaded videos, the paid software is more helpful.
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