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How Do I Read FB Archives?

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 by | Filed Under: File & Disk Management, Social Networking
 
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Roger from Salem asks:

On your tip dated 12/11/14, you showed how to archive Facebook. Question is; how do you open your download ? with what program can you use to view the archive?
Thank you :-)

If you choose to archive your FB information, all of your photos, videos and messages will be downloaded to your computer. It’s a great way to make sure you have copies of videos and photos that might only be stored on Facebook. I explained how to archive in the previous article, this is how to open the material you’ve downloaded.

Your FB information will download in a zip file. You can then move that information to the location of your choice.

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Here I’ve created a file called Facebook Archive.

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Your videos are in the form of MP4 files that you can play with the video player of your choice.

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I chose VLC Player and my videos played perfectly fine. 

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The photos will all be saved as jpgs.

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Those can be opened with any program you use to view images.

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 Statuses, events and messages will be saved as HTML documents.

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Those can be opened with your browser of choice.

Backing up is a great idea. It’s a simple process and the files are saved in easy-to-use formats.

 ~ Cynthia

 

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