Simplest 2 Ways to download videos from TED

If any site is popular after YouTube in the world of videos, it is TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), which offers much more serious videos that concerns culture, science, research and other academic topics. To view a massive video collection of TED talks from different reputable personalities at, a good internet connection is needed. While, most people who are eager for knowledge would like to download TED videos to smoothly watch offline and learn from these talks. Read this article to learn two easy ways to download videos from TED.


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Part 1: Download TED videos via Official TED Website

Part 2: Download TED video with best TED video downloader

Part 3: More details about TED

Part 1: Download TED videos via Official TED Website

If you are fond of TED talks and want to download them for watching offline, the easiest and convenient way is to download video directly from TED homepage by using the default download button that is available below every video when viewed. Follow the steps below:

  • Open the video, click on the Download button under the video clip
  • Choose the preferred quality, file type and then download it directly. To get an audio version of TED videos, you can refer to the link for audio download.

Download TED videos via Official TED Website

Note: The video can be easily saved into iTunes as well. The format of the downloaded videos is MP4. These ted talks are usually mini clips of around 10-15 minutes long, that is why just clicking on the download option right below is the preferred way for single video downloading. However, it is exceedingly time consuming to download videos from TED individually.

Part 2: Download TED video with best TED video downloader

Ted video downloaders are highly demanded which help you to download a number of TED videos together in bulk. Here Dimo Video Converter Ultimate is among the best downloaders to make the whole task a breeze. The benefit of this downloader is that it is convenient and features high download speeds and quality.

  • It supports grabbing videos from TED in huge numbers for watching all the videos that you want right in your computer without waiting for the streaming to finish anymore.
  • This smart tool lets users to download any videos like Kids Educational Videos, Piano Videos, etc. from popular sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Facebook, Hulu and other video sharing 300 websites
  • It also allows conversion of downloaded videos to various formats such as AVI, MOV, WMV, MP3, AAC, among others.
  • Additionally, it can transform local videos so as to fit various players, mobile devices, editors, VR, TV, etc.
  • Moreover, it is able to share converted video to iPhone, iPad, Android, TV wireless via the built-in media server

In one word, it is an all-in one software program to download, convert, play, edit and share the videos easily and is beneficial for multiple purposes including the purpose mentioned above. This downloader app is a cross platform application. The Windows version is compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista. If you are Mac user, get the Mac version here.

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Instruction on how to download videos from TED

The steps below are taking the screenshot from the Windows version of TED video downloader to show you how to download videos from TED step by step on Windows. Mac users can also follow the same tutorial.

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1. Choose the TED video you want to download

Run TED Video Downloader from Dimo and click "Download" tab. Go to to choose the TED talk that you want to download. Copy and paste the video URL to the address bar of the program.

You may be looking for: The history of human emotions | The new American Dream | One second every day | Do schools kill creativity

2. Download TED video with a click

Define the Target Folder to save your TED video downloaded by clicking "..." button. Then hit the "+" to fast download your loved TED talks.


a. If you want to download multiple TED videos in batch mode, please repeat the first two steps before any further.

b. This post does not advocate downloading copyright videos. Please respect the copyright laws in your country.

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3. Choose a different output format/device to convert TED videos (optional)

To convert the downloaded TED video to a different format, please click the Convert button after downloading. Choose an output format or ortable device from the Select format window according to your needs. Note that optimized presets for mobile devices like iPhone, PSP, Android smartphone, Xbox 360, etc. are provided.

* If you want to get MP3 audio from TED, you can convert downloaded video to mp3 as well.

4. Run TED video converting (optional)

Click "..." to set the folder where to the converted TED video lies in and tap "Start" to begin processing TED video conversion. After conversion, click "Open" or "Open Folder" to get converted video files for sharing onto iPad, iPhone, Android, TV, etc wirelessly with Dimo Free Media Server.

Downloading and converting TED videos are easy, right? Take Dimo TED video downloader to use right away! You are allowed to download one video and convert 1/3 of the video using the free version. With the paid program, you can enjoy all features and have priority services from the developer for downloading or converting videos.

Part 3: More details about TED

TED (short for technology, entertainment and design) is a global set of conferences, which invites celebrities from various fields to give speeches on a wide range of topics. TED Talks have been offered for free viewing on and been watched more than one billion times worldwide.

For those of you that does not know about this site yet, Technology, Entertainment and Design which are known as TED is an Academic conference site that is owned by Sapling Foundation. This site is well known for its slogan "Ideas worth Spreading", offers academic video streaming Worldwide that basically concerns topics from recent research, science, culture, and many more. Many users keep on patronizing their video clips, mainly because of its informative content and the way it is delivered which is through story telling. Moreover, the personality that talks on the TED are expert in their fields which makes the video more interesting. It's like attending a conference in your own comfort.

Everyday thousands of new videos will be spread on TED. Thus, in order to play the talks again and again without being limited to network access or other hindrance, downloading videos from TED and save them to the computer is the best way to achieve that. You can also look from more ways to get TED Talks here.


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