Are you tired of looking for a method to download Facebook albums in 2021 ?. You came to the right place. In this tutorial we will show you how to download Facebook albums in the new Facebook layout .
Ever since Facebook ditched the old Facebook layout , lot of browser plugins and extensions that are designed to work with Facebook stopped working. One of these extension is DownAlbum. DownAlbum is the most popular batch image download web browser extension ever created for Facebook (400K+ users ) .However , As we have mentioned in our previous article the only way to make it work is by switching back to Facebook old classic theme. But ,This method no longer works. There is no sign that it will be back and running soon. So , The best thing to do is finding an alternative to DownAlbum.
Download Facebook Albums 2021
There are not much options when it comes to download Facebook albums in 2021 with a one click (Batch Downloading) .Although , there are general web batch album download plugins or extensions available .These plugins or extensions doesn’t work on Facebook web site. You need a extension or a plugin that is specifically designed for Facebook website. After months of research we were able to find the best alternative to Facebook DownAlbum extension.It’s called “Album Downloader for Facebook” . Yes , That’s the name of the plugin. Developed by “FBDown”.
Album Downloader for Facebook extension
This is the best alternative web browser extension we could find so far for the DownAlbum . Although , It’s lack of some options such as image selection ability . This extension will do the job . Here are the pros and the cons of this extension.
- Easy use – Since , This extension is simple it’s very easy to use.
- Fast operation – This extension is very fast compare to DownAlbum.
- Live download – The download action is live. which means it downloads one file at a time. As soon as each file downloaded , you can view or edit the file.
- Download as a Zip – This extension allows the user to download the whole Facebook albums in a single or multiple .zip file.
- No Image selection ability – Unlike DownAlbum user don’t have a choice which to download and which not to download . You have to download the whole album.
- No filters – There is no filters that allows users to filter out some images such as file size and image dimension filters.
How to Install
It’s simple , Open your chrome or chrome based web browser .Click Here to go to the “Album Downloader for Facebook” chrome extension page. Then Click on “Add to Chrome” button. A pop-up window will appear . Click on “Add extension” button on that pop-up window. Wait for few seconds until you get a message from the extension stating that the extension has been added to chrome. Now you are done installing the extension.
How to use
Now you have the extension added to your browser. Look at the top right of your web browser window where your pinned extension icons are at . Look for the “Album downloader for facebook” extension icon. If you cant see it there , click on the extension button to the right .Which will show all the extensions added to your browser .Locate the “Album downloader for Facebook” extension and click on the pin icon next to it. Which will pin your extension in the web browser interface.
Go to the Album page of the Facebook that you want to download and click on the Album that you wants to download . Wait until you go inside the album (where You can see all the images of the album listed). Then , Click on the “Album Downloader for Facebook” extension icon at the top right of your browser window. This will open the first image in the album and go through all other images in the album (live) .Yes , you can see as it go through the images . If the this process didn’t happen , Click on the “Album Downloader for Facebook” extension icon again .
Once all the images scanned or loaded , it will list all of them in a new tab . There are two options for you .You can either download images one by one by clicking on “Multiple download” or you can download all the images in a single .zip compressed file by clicking on “Zip download” button .
Download as Zip File
If you are interested in downloading the Facebook album in a single or multiple .zip files , click on “Zip download” button .Which will show this window .
- Type the name of the .zip file in the Zip name text input .
- Type the amount of file that should have included in a single .zip file in the “File limit for each zip” text input.
- Choose the file order by clicking on “Ascending” or “Descending” buttons.
- Then Click on “Generate Files” .
Changing the download location
This extension doesn’t have a feature to select the download location. So , The download location will be the default download folder. However , You can change the download location by changing the web browser download location or let the browser ask you where to download every time you download something (Not recommended for multiple file download method ). Here is how to do it.
In chrome web browser click on the three dots in the top right corner and select settings from the drop down list.
- Scroll down until you see the “Advance” button at the bottom.
- Scroll down until you see “Download” section.
- If you wants to browser to ask you where to save the files every time you download a file. Click on “Ask where to save each file before downloading” slider button (Blue when ON ). However , This method is not recommended for “multiple download” method .But , Recommend for “Zip download” method.