How do I Download Videos for Free from Lynda

David Wilson
2023-04-20 19:44:02 • Filed to: Creative Video Effects

This tutorial will show you 2 different ways to download video courses from Lynda, if you want to record videos for offline watching, download the best video recording software DemoCreator below

If you have a Premium Account:

Lynda is a popular learning website that can be used for watching various tutorials, trainings, class and course videos for professional as well as personal needs. It is possible to access thousands of useful courses over a single platform if you have a premium account over Once you have created your account then you need to follow these simple steps to download your favourite videos:

Step 1: First of all install your Lynda desktop application.

Step 2: Now login with your Lynda account.

Step 3: Start following instructions for installation of this application.


Step 4: Select your course type and then hit the view offline option. Finally click on download option.


If you have only Standard Account:

In case if you are having standard account over Lynda platform then it is not possible to have access to direct download facility. If you still wish to get some of your favourite video tutorials from then it is suggested to use other video downloader or recorded application on your system. There are so many online and offline tools available these days that assist in screen recording applications, some of the best methods to download Lynda videos are described as below:

    1. Use Video Recording Software: Filmora

This free video recorder is compatible with Mac as well as Window platform and help users to avail high resolution videos from PC screen recording. Filmora offers basic as well as advanced editing features with its free version of video recorder. Below are a few simple to follow steps to record Lynda videos with Filmora :

Step 1: First of all you need to download and install this software program on your system.

Step 2: Launch your Filmora program and choose the full feature mode to work ahead.

Step 3: Go to record option available on the top bar and then select record PC screen from drop down menu.

Step 4: It is possible to make three types of selections: Full PC screen, Target Window recording and Customized recording. Along with these settings you also need to select audio input that can be from system itself or from external mics.

Step 5: Finally run your Lynda video and hit the Record button on Filmora.

    1. Use Video Downloader Software:

Clip Converter is a simple to use online media converter tool that is available for free and assist in recording, conversion as well as in fast downloading of video or audio files. It can record your Lynda videos with 4K, 1080P and with 720P resolution level. Below are simple steps about how to use:

Step 1: Paste the URL of your Lynda video at specified field and then press Continue.

Step 2: Select desired output file format like M4A, MP4 or MP3 etc.

Step 3: Hit the Start button to initiate process and it will immediately start conversion operation.

Step 4: Once conversion is completed then you can download your video.


  1. Easy Download Facility for Google Chrome Users (Window only):
    • Buffer the video that you want to download.
    • Then go to this path on your computer: C:\Users\YOUR_USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Cache
    • Add your user name.
    • So many files with random names will be available.
    • Filter these files with date modified option from top and select size of your video.
    • Open large size file using .FLV extension. (Never open files starting with Data).
    • It will immediately start your video on your flv player.


It is easier to download videos legally from Lynda but only if you have premium account. In case if you do not have such account then it is good to go for a free 10 days trial version. It is suggested to use free video downloader or recorder software that are free from ads and are easy to use to get easy access to all videos.