Windows 8 App to Access and Watch Videos Posted on Facebook

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Facebook Player is a Windows 8 Facebook Client App. You can use it to conveniently watch videos and streams from your Facebook network. Along with that, you also have the option to search for particular artists and singers from Facebook.

You also have the option to watch videos from any of your friends’ wall, or from any group you are following on Facebook. You can add any of the friend, singer, group to your favorite list from where you can easily access them faster, and can access videos from there.

Facebook Player is freely available in the Music & Video category of the Windows store.

Facebook Player

Using this Windows 8 Facebook Client app

As the app launches the first time, it will ask you to authorize the app on Facebook, whereby after you provide your login credentials, you can access your Facebook account details.

As you land into your account from the app, your own profile, the option to search and get to your friends’ profile, the option to get to your groups, your favorites, and the option to search will be shown to you in the left most panel. Along with that, the option to get to artists of any music genres will also be shown.

Facebook Player- Home screen

Let me tell you about some of the features for which you can use the app:

Your profile videos

If you click on your profile picture that is shown at the main page, you would be able to access all the videos that are available on your profile. This will include all the videos that you have posted on your Facebook timeline. They would appear in a vertical panel that is present on the left side of the page. If you double click on any one of them, the video will open on the right side of the app.

Facebook Player- Profile Videos

You also have the option to change the video quality from the settings charm of Windows. You can set video quality to 480p, 720p, 1020p.


If you get to the friends option that is given on the main page, you would be shown all your friends. Get to any particular friend, and you would be able to get all the videos from that friend’s wall.

Facebook Player- Friends


Get to this category, and you can find all the groups you are following. Get to any to access the ideas available from that page.

Use the music genres that are available on the main screen

You can see the music genres that are shown on the main page, and can access the music content from Facebook, Youtube, and Soundcloud.

Add to favourite

You can use the star that appears on any of the page to add them to your Favourite list. The next time you use the favourite option that is available on the main page, you would be able to access that page and can watch videos available there.

Facebook Player- Favourites

You can use the settings charm to log out from your account.

Also check Facebook BrowserMetro Social, and Vibe For Facebook.

Key Features of Facebook Player

  • The interface of this Windows 8 Facebook Client app is quite nice.
  • Videos are available from Facebook, Soundcloud, and Youtube.
  • You can watch the videos in 480p, 720p, and 1020p quality.
  • You can watch videos in full screen mode also.
  • Option to add pages to favorite list.
  • Free availability of the app in Windows store.

My Verdict on Facebook Player

Facebook Player is quite a nice app. It will give you the ability to watch videos from your Facebook Network. It gives the option to add pages to your favorite, from where you can access them readily. This option is quite nice. You should give it a try for sure.

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Works With: Windows 8.1
Free/Paid: Free

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