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GetPhotoLive.comIn all likelihood, PhotoLive is one of the fastest ways to have photos found on Facebook downloaded to your computer. PhotoLive is so practical that it lets you do such a thing without even having to access your account. This is made possible because it works as a browser extension that you can instruct to download any photo on Facebook that you have permission to view. Any it also works for entire albums, too. It’s just a matter of supplying the corresponding URL for PhotoLive to do its bit, and retrieve the photo (or photos) in question.

PhotoLive is already available for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. In all cases, we’re talking about an extension that can be procured and used at zero cost, although it’s important to mention that donations are accepted.

And those who don’t feel like installing any extension will still be able to use PhotoLive manually. Just follow this link, paste the relevant URLs one by one, and sit back while the application sets about retrieving all the photos one by one. In Their Own Words

PhotoLive lets you save photos and albums from social networks like Facebook, without needing access to your account. Using a simple browser extension PhotoLive lets you download any album on Facebook that you have permission to view, with the click of a button.

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Is there a limit to the number of photos that this can retrieve at once?


Author : Roger Hollings

Born and bred in Maine, Roger is one of the longest-standing writers for A translator by trade, he is passionate about art in all its forms. He enjoys both classic and contemporary literature, nature photography and music from both sides of the Atlantic. Fascinated by technology from an early age, he has always explored the ways in which computers let people articulate their thoughts and communicate better with the world at large.

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