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Fixed: Try to Record and Download Periscope Videos Now

By Tony Moton

July 17, 2018

With video platform, Periscope, we can explore the world in real time through someone else's eyes even without leaving our home. If you are a broadcaster on Periscope, you might know that your broadcast videos can only available for up to 24 hours. They will vanish for good even faster than when you decide to delete the videos. Besides, the common audience is not allowed to download Periscope videos directly.

Therefore, is there any solution that deals with these situations so that you can download Periscope videos for viewing later? Just keep looking and stay focused because I am going to teach you how to do it. Here we are introducing some of the best 2 methods to save periscope videos to your local computer folder.


Part 1. One of The Best Periscope Video Downloaders

TuneFab Screen Recorder is specially developed for screen capturing and audio recording. This program can help you record screen activities, online videos, streaming audios, and games, etc. with excellent quality. Therefore, you can use this program to record Periscope videos when you don't have time to watch its real-time videos. With its stable and good performance, you just need to open this program and set the end time, then let it do the rest for you. When you come back, you can find a well recorded Periscope video on your computer.

Now, download the free trial version and follow the steps below to take a try.

Part 2. Steps to Record and Download Videos from Periscope

Before we start, you must ensure that you have prepared the Periscope video and its sound is good.

Instructions below will teach you how to record and download Periscope videos. So, let’s get started!

Step 1. Download, Install TuneFab Screen Recorder

Click the "Try It Free" button above to download a free trial one. Follow instructions to install it to your computer. When you launch the software, you will see the the main interface as below. 

Main Interface

Step 2. Select Video/Audio Recordings

Select "Video Recorder" from main interface. And then click on "DISPLAY1" to select the recoring area as you like. You can choose full screen or fixed screen according to your need.  Besides, you can choose audio input from "System Sound" or "Microphone, or both of them. 

Video Recording

Step 3. Select Output Settings

Click on the general "Settings" button on the interface. Then click "Output", you can select the format for your recorded Periscope video. Besides, you can adjust video codec, quality and frame rate here. Click "Location of output files" you can change an local computer folder to store the video.

Choose Output Format

Step 5. Start Recording

Click the "REC" button, wait for the three-second countdown, then start playing the video. When the video is being captured, you can control the whole process by clicking the Pause and the Stop button.

Record Toolbar

Step 6. Save the Video

When the Periscope video finishes playing, click the "Stop" button to end recording. Then click "Save", the video will start processing. When the process terminates, the folder where the video is saved into will automatically pop up.

Preview Recorded Video

Part 3. Download Periscope Videos with Scopedown

Scopedown is an online video converting and transmission website. It helps you convert your Periscope videos and then download to your local computer. It is quite easy to operate. Now, let get to know how to download Periscope videos with it.

Step 1. Go to the Periscope website and find your favorite video.

Step 2. Play the video and then copy its URL.

Step 3. Go back to Scopedown and paste the link into the search bar.

Step 4. Click the "Download" button and wait for its completion.

Interface of Scopedown

You have to know that the output format of the video is only ".ts". You can use MX Player in Android and VLC Player in PC to play it.

Both methods above can lead you to download Periscope videos, However, Scopedown only supports ".ts" output format. You need to download another player to play its videos. While TuneFab Screen Recorder offers you WMV and MP4 formats to choose. Both are recognized by every video player. Therefore, I recommend you to try TuneFab Screen Recorder first. Besides, there are more features waiting for you to explore.

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