Convert Dailymotion to MP4 Fast: Top 10 Free Methods

By Cecilia Hwung | Last Update:

Everybody knows that you can copy and paste a link to convert Dailymotion to MP4, using online tools or desktop-based software. Plus, you can add browser extensions. The question is, which methods work stably, safely, and still works currently. We tested dozens of tools and ruled out those with ads or annoying pop-ups, or tools no longer work. Let's check what's left for us.

Convert Dailymotion to MP4 1080p HD/4K with Desktop Software

Using a desktop client is the safest and time-efficient way to download Dailymotion video. You can convert the URL to MP4, save it on a local drive, and enjoy binge-watching videos offline.

VideoProc

VideoProc is one of the best free video grabbers and converters to save videos from 1000+ popular sites, including Dailymotion, Reddit videos, YouTube, Facebook and more. It is lightweight and quick to launch.

This tool keeps updating its downloading engine to cope with any change. By so doing, it can provide constant support to analyze video URLs successfully and download at full bandwidth speed.

There is no in-app purchase or limitations on the number of videos. You can save Dailymotion videos to offline MP4 files for free using VideoProc.

Quick Guide:

Step 1. Download and install VideoProc.

This app is lightweight, and works for both Windows and Mac computers.

Step 2. Go to Downloader from the home screen, and click Add video to paste the link.

Make sure you have copied the correct URL. Within the Dailymotion webpage, you can right-click on a video and select Copy link address, or go to the watch page to copy the link from the browser. The address looks like these examples:

  • https://www.dailymotion.com/video/VIDEO_ID
  • https://www.dailymotion.com/video/VIDEO_ID?playlist=PLAYLIST_ID

Step 3. Choose a resolution preset to download the video.

Paste the link to analyze

It offers you a full range of resolution corresponding to the original video hosted on Dailymotion. If the source video is 4K, you shall see the 3840x2160 option available in VideoProc. If you didn't see 1080p in VideoProc, it means the source video is 720p or lower resolutions.

You can check the quality by clicking the settings in Dailymotion.

Check Dailymotion video quality

VideoProc – Convert Dailymotion to MP4 for Free

  • Batch convert and download videos from 1000+ popular sites.
  • Constantly updating engine to analyze and download videos embedded on webpages.
  • Lightweight and safe, no watermark or restriction, support proxy settings.
  • It is a downloader, easy video editor, screen recorder and converter into one.

VideoDuke by Eltima

Mac users can also enjoy watching Dailymotion videos offline, from sports to entertainment. VideoDuke is currently not available in the AppStore, but you can download the DMG file from its official site. You can download two videos for free in the demo version. If it works nicely with your machine, you can consider upgrading to the $19.95 personal license or $39.95 for 3 Macs.

VideoDuke Homescreen

How to Use VideoDuke to Get Dailymotion Videos on Mac:

Step 1. Install the App, and drag it to the Application folder on Mac.

Step 2. Search videos on Dailymotion, and enter into the watch page. Copy the string from the search box on Safari or other browsers.

Step 3. Choose whether you want to explore the content in simple mode or advanced mode.

Step 4. Press enter and wait for VideoDuke to analyze the video.

The advanced mode will analyze more elements on the page, such as images, embedded gifs, videos, and even CSS and JS codes. The more items available, the longer it takes to analyze and display the assets for you to download. If you are only interested in converting the media into MP4, the Simple Mode is good to go.

Step 4. Check the title and preview, if everything matches, go choose a resolution and click the download button.

4K Video Downloader

You can save MP4 video or AAC audio from Dailymotion content using 4K Video Downloader. It re-adds the support for Dailymotion and Twitch video from version 4.7 and on. There is a dropdown menu to choose whether you prefer to download the video or transcode upon downloading.

Interface of 4K Video Downloader

The interface is easy to navigate, and you will instantly know how to convert the website videos into MP4 for offline playback. Copy and Paste the link, select an output format, and choose the destination folder, that's it. It also supports download videos from Facebook, YouTube and many video hosting sites.

Download and Convert Dailymotion to MP4 with Online Tools

Online-convert.com

Online convert is a kaleidoscopic online file converter, with which you can convert video, audio, CAD file, Ebook and document. It has a dedicated video to mp4 conversion engine, and readily supports Dailymotion videos.

Online-Converter Website Service

People might neglect its ability to convert URL, despite the large icon that asks you to upload local files. It works like this:

Step 1. Click the Enter URL icon.

Step 2. Copy and paste the Dailymotion video link.

Step 3. Tweak the settings and click Start conversion.

This tool offers extremely detailed parameters of the videos before conversion. For instance, you can change video resolutions, bitrate, duration, audio channel, audio quality and many more. If you don't have a specific requirement, our suggestion is to take care of the resolution only, and leave other things as they are.

Allinonedownloader.com

Whether you want to convert Dailymotion videos to MP4 or save them to the DropBox, you can visit allinonedownloader.com to score your favorite content. It follows the same routine to convert the video for offline playback:

  • Copy and paste the link address of the video.
  • Choose the quality preset you prefer.
  • Click the download button or save it to DropBox.
Website-based Tool: Allinonedownloader

Though there is no other video format to choose from, you do have multiple options regarding the resolution. If you have plenty of storage space, go with 1080p. Here's one exception: if the original video is uploaded in 720p, there is no need to download 1080p, since the extra pixels are merely made up by the converter.

SaveTheVideo.com

SavetheVideo Interface

SavetheVideo.com is a reliable website service to convert Dailymotion to MP4. If you don't want the video in full length, you can toggle on the Cut option to select a start and end time. This tool also helps you rip media content from YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, Vevo and many more. Make sure you get permission from the copyright owner before hitting the button.

The better part? You can choose to convert part of a Dailymotion video:

Step 1. Copy & Paste the video link into the search box, and hit Convert.

Step 2. After the online engine analyzed the link, scroll down to toggle on Cut File.

Step 3. Select the start and end time, and then click that pink button to convert and cut.

This cut feature comes in handy when you only want to save part of a lengthy video.

freedownloadvideo.net

This online tool freedownloadvideo.net offers you two ways to save Dailymotion video into MP4.

The easiest way is to add ez (a mnemonic for easy) in front of the domain name of the video. Press the Enter on your keyboard, and you shall be redirected to the online tool that already prepared the video for you. Choose a preset you like and download the MP4.

Add EZ before Domain Name

The other method is to visit its website converter service and paste the link to begin the conversion. Both ways are handled by the same converter engine, leading you to the same result. In this sense, adding EZ is easy to remember and time-saving.

Interface of Website Tool

Use Browser Extension to Download Dailymotion Video

AddonCrop for Chrome

AddonCrop is an extension for Chrome and other mainstream browsers. After the setup, a downloading icon will show up on the Dailymotion video watch page. You can click the button to select MP4 format from 144p to 1080p.

You can add the extension here: https://addoncrop.com/dailymotion-video-downloader/

Addoncrop Extension

Detailed guide:

  1. Click the orange button INSTALL VIA CROSSPILOT.
  2. Confirm adding the extension to Chrome (or other compatible browsers).
  3. There will be a pop-up window ask for permissions. Click Grant Permission.
  4. You are all settled. Now you can refresh the Dailymotion video page, and check if the downloading button appears.

Video DownloadHelper by Mig for Firefox

If you use Chrome and Firefox interchangeably, you could use a Firefox add-on to enjoy seamless URL to MP4 conversion. When one browser has glitches temporarily, you can switch to the other. It works for Dailymotion videos, YouTube, Twitch, Metacafe, Periscope, Vine, VK and hundreds of others.

Follow these steps to get yourself settled:

Step 1. Install the add-on from this page: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/video-downloadhelper/ or you can visit the Firefox add-on page, and search Video DownloadHelper by Mig.

Find the video you want to convert. You will see the add-on's icon next to the search bar.

Video DownloadHelper Add on for Firefox

Step 2. It turns grey when it didn't detect any embedded video on the current page. When it is colorful, you can click on it.

Step 3. Click the icon and choose the desired resolution to start converting the video to MP4.

Select an output resolution to convert

Save Dailymotion to MP4 on Android Devices

For iPhone and iPad users, you can use the Documents app to visit online tools introduced in the post above. For Android users, there are dedicated apps to convert Dailymotion videos into MP4 right with download buttons. Below is an example of iTubeGo, which works on Android phones and tablets.

Step 1. Download the APK file of iTubeGo from its official site.

Step 2. Tap open the APK file to install it. Since the App comes from outside the Google Play store, you have to authorize it by toggling on "Unknown sources" in Settings > Security.

Step 3. Use the browser on your Android phone and visit Dailymotion website.

Step 4. Tap the link address from the search bar, press firmly to copy the address. Make sure you are copying the full string.

Step 5. Paste the link in iTubeGo, and tap the download button to convert Dailymotion to MP4.

iTubeGo interface

You can select the video quality, resolution (up to 2160p) and whether to convert over Wi-Fi or cellular data.

We will keep updating the methods to make sure each one works for you. Do you know a tool that works nicely and is missing from the list? Drop us a message

About The Author

Cecilia Hwung is the marketing manager of Digiarty Software and the editor-in-chief of VideoProc team. She pursues common progress with her team and expects to share more creative content and useful information to readers. She has strong interest in copywriting and rich experience in video editing tips.

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