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Vine™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself by Michael Miller

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Lesson 20. Downloading Vines

In this lesson, you learn how to download and save Vine videos to your computer—as well as convert them to animated GIF files.

Saving a Vine to Your Computer

What do you do when you see a vine that you’d like to watch again—preferably on your home computer? The solution is to download that video and then watch it using your computer’s media player software.

Downloading a vine is a somewhat convoluted practice, if only because Vine doesn’t make it easy to display its videos on your computer screen. (Vine is primarily a mobile app and service, remember.) There is a way to do it, but you have to carefully adhere to the following steps:

1. From the Vine app on your mobile device, navigate to the vine you’d like to save. ...

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