The Albums Downloader (formerly Facebook Albums Downloader)
The Albums Downloader is a user-friendly piece of software whose main purpose is to help you grab whole photo albums from Facebook, your own or those of your friends, with the least amount of effort.
Initial usage instructions
This Java-based application requires an Internet connection to work. In addition, to get it to function, you will first need to enter your Facebook token, which can be obtained by logging into your account using http://tad.eu5.org.
The string of characters it displays has to be copied and pasted into the start screen of The Albums Downloader, after which you can click on 'Validate’ to proceed to the program's main window.
Browse through your friends’ Facebook albums and download the collection or picture you want
Once connected, you will be able to find yourself and all of your contacts listed in the ‘My Friends’ tab, allowing you select the one whose photos you would like to download by clicking on their thumbnail image.
Subsequently, you are moved to the 'Albums' tab where you can browse through the available collections and pick the one you were after. Aside from being able to preview the contents of the folder, you also have the possibility of selecting specific files to grab, by clicking on the tiles you like.
Next, you can click on the 'Download' button and depending on the size of the package as well as your Internet speed, this can take more or less time. The destination folder can be changed from the 'Downloads' menu or by pressing the CTRL+Shift+J keys.
Moreover, it features the capability of retrieving all the images from specified Facebook 'Pages', just by inputting its ID or name, enabling you to save any photo you like, with a couple of mouse clicks.
An intuitive Facebook picture grabber
To summarize, The Albums Downloader is a useful and simple to handle tool that provides you with a simple method of saving your friends' Facebook photo collection to your computer, saving you a lot of time and effort in the process.