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3 Ways to Download TED Talks for Free

Myra updated on Jul 22, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Can You Download TED Talks

Unlike YouTube, Facebook, or Twitter that offers no "Download" option to save its videos to your device, TED actually allows you to download its videos using the feature it provides. Thus, it's comparatively easy to download Ted talks, either to your computer or mobile device.

Besides, there are other useful third-party tools that will help to download videos from TED and many other sites. Read on to learn all the workable ways and apply one of them to download TED talks to your computer or mobile device effortlessly.

How to Download TED Talks in 3 Ways

As mentioned, TED allows you to download its videos from the website or app directly. But if you want to save videos from TED as well as other sites like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, you'd better use a third-party tool that is compatible with more sites.

Given that, three ways are detailed below. Carry out the way best suited to your needs to download a TED talk as you want to.

Method 1. Download TED Talks (Audio) from TED.com or TED App

Whether you are looking to download a TED talk from the website or iOS/Android app, you can get it done directly without the help of third-party tools or services.

To download TED talks from TED.com:

Step 1. Play the video you want to download in TED.com.

Step 2. Hover over the video and click the "Share" option.

Step 3. Choose "Download" in the "Tools" section in the new window.

Step 4. If you are going to download the TED video, specify whether to download the video with subtitles and click the "Download video" option. If you attempt to download the TED audio, choose "Download audio" instead.

How to download TED talks and audio from TED website

To download TED videos from the iOS app:

Step 1. Play the video in the app.

Step 2. Click the "Download" icon under the video to start downloading the TED talk.

Step 3. Go to the "Profile" tab and click the "Downloads" option to check the downloaded TED talks.

How to download TED videos from TED iOS app

To download a TED talk from the Android app:

Step 1. Play the video in the app.

Step 2. Tap the "Download" button underneath to start downloading the TED talk to your Android device.

Step 3. When the download completes, you can go to "My TED" > "Downloads" to check the item.

How to download TED talks from TED Android app

Method 2. Download TED Videos with a Free Video Downloader

If you always want to download videos from TED or other sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, and more, it's necessary for you to get a free video downloader on your computer. Why? With such a video downloader, you will be able to save videos from many social networking sites or video sites, including TED, YouTube, Instagram... It will help you not only when you want to download a TED talk but also when you want to save videos from other popular sites.

The free video & Audio downloader - EaseUS MobiMover is such a tool. With this TED talk download program installed on your PC or Mac, you can download TED talks to your computer or mobile device like iPhone and iPad using the URL.

To download TED videos:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover. Go to "Video Downloader", then select the location to download Ted videos to your computer or mobile devices. Connect an iOS device to your computer if you choose the mobile device as your location.

How to download TED talks - Step 1

Step 2. Copy the URL of the Ted Talk video you want to get, paste it into the bar in MobiMover, then tap "Download".

How to download TED talks - Step 2

Step 3. After you click the "Download" button, MobiMover will quickly analyze the URL and download the Ted video. When it has finished, you can watch the video on your device offline whenever you want. 

How to download TED talks - Step 3

After you download the video you like, you can edit the video or watch it offline as you like to.

Method 3. Download TED Talks with Online TED Talk Downloader

Using an online video is also a popular choice to download TED videos. There are many online tools available that work well to download TED talks for you. Let me show you how to use it.

To download a TED talk online:

Step 1. Find the video you'd like to save from the TED website and copy the video URL from the address bar.

Step 2. Go to visit the free online video downloader and paste the link into the box.

Step 3. Click the "Download" button and wait for the video downloader to analyze the link.

Step 4. When it has done, a new window will appear and provide you with different download options.

Step 5. Find the format you need and click the "Download" option next to it to save the video to your computer.

How to download TED talks with online TED downloader

Conclusion

Downloading TED talks is relatively simple compared with downloading videos from other sites or apps. If you are looking to get TED talks with subtitles, go to TED.com to download the item. If you also want to download videos from other websites, you will need a third-party video downloader to get things done.