Can I Download Netflix Shows On My Mac

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Dec 09, 2017  No I am sorry Netflix do not support downloads on the Mac OS. Instead the answer told you all the devices you CAN download content from Netflix with. Yes it answers the question, if you think about it, but it is over complicating a simple answer to a simple question. How to download Netflix movies on Mac / Watch your favourite Series & Movies Offline Viewing. Series on Mac and how to conveniently watch Netflix movies and shows even without an internet.

First, free download the Netflix movie downloader & recorder on Mac computers (macOS Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan and earlier is supported).
Mac download link:
(Windows download link:

Way 1: Record Netflix movies

For the original Netflix movies, they're available on Netflix only. You can't download those movies from Netflix or other sites on Mac, so let's capture and record those original Netflix movies.

Step 1: Log into Netflix account and select the Netflix movies to download.
Step 2: Launch the Mac app and hit Screen Recorder.
Step 3: Adjust the HD recorder settings, like full screen, or capture region, coutdown, output folder, audio settings, framerate etc.
Step 4: Hit Record and start to download Netflix movies on Mac via recording. After the recording, you can also convert the downloaded Netflix movies to other formats or devices if you need.

Note: You can use this feature to capture streaming videos or movies from any other sites like Hulu, Amazon, DirecTV etc.

Can I Download Netflix Shows Onto My Macbook

Finally, Netflix has introduced offline playback feature for its mobile apps – for the iPhone and iPad. There’s no offline support for desktop users. Given the risk of increased piracy, that makes sense. But this move means that you’ll be able to binge watch your new favorite Netflix find when you’re community on the metro or when you’re on a vacation, far from cheap/stable internet connection.

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This is how the feature works. By default, downloads occur on Wi-Fi only.

How to Download a Movie or TV Episode on Netflix

Note: Not every movie and TV show is available for downloading offline (content from Disney for example). But there’s quite a lot of stufff here.

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Step 1: Open the Netflix app and tap on the “Menu” button in the upper-left corner.

Step 2: Tap on “Available for Download“.

Step 3: This will give you a list of shows that this feature works with. Swipe around, find something you want to watch offline. Then tap on the movie or the show.

Step 4: When you’re in the detail view, you’ll find the “Download” button next to the movie preview or the episode preview. Tap on it to start the download.

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How to Remove Downloaded Movie or TV Episode

Step 1: After tapping that “Menu” button, select “My Downloads“.

Step 2: Tap on the title of the show if it’s a TV show. Then tap “Edit“.

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Step 3: Tap the “Delete button” (looks like an “x”) next to the title to delete.

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How To Stop Downloads

If for some reason you’d like to pause or stop the download (you’re switching to another Wi-Fi network), it can be done from the same “My Downloads” section.

Next to the title you’ll see the familiar circular progress that shows how much of the download is done. Tap on it to pause the download.

How to Download in HD

By default, all the content is downloaded in Standard Definition (SD). On retina screens, especially the iPad, that might not be good enough. You can switch to HD from the settings.


Step 1: Tap on the “Menu” button and select “Settings“.

Step 2: Tap on “Download Video Quality“.

Step 3: Switch to “High“.

This of course means that you’ll end up using a lot more storage space. If you have an 16 or 32 GB device, it’s advisable to stay with SD.

Limitations of This Feature

When we tried downloading the same for the 3/4th time, after cancelling it, we got an error message saying we had reached the yearly limit for downloading the video for offline use (as you can see the screenshot below).

Also, you can’t download the same video on more than one devices (even if you have the two screen streaming plan). The other device will show an error code and won’t let you download the video till you’ve deleted it from the first device (using the steps we’ve shown you above).

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