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How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on PC for offline viewing

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Replacing the traditional forms of video services, Netflix is the pioneer in the industry of Video-on-demand. Whether you are sitting idle in your room or taking a break from the hectic schedule, watching videos is a treat to self. Right?

Well, watching online videos are a trend these days, what to do when you are travelling by road and the network smartly plays hide and seek with you? Or you are on board flying off to another city?  How do you plan to spend the next few hours?  Of course, online watching is no longer an option.

Ok wait, you don’t need to stress out. Netflix, your partner in isolation offers the option to download your favourite videos and keep a local copy for offline viewing.

While the feature of offline viewing has been part of Netflix mobile apps for a long time, the recent update allows desktop or laptop users to watch offline videos on Netflix hassle freely.

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on PC for offline viewing

If you are wondering how to download Netflix movies on PC, here we are to guide you and help you download Netflix movies on pc.

Step 1: Update Your App

Before we start on how to Netflix movies on PC, you first need to check your app version.  Offline viewing is compatible with Netflix version 9.0 and later.  So you should be sure that your app is updated. And not just the app,  but the windows version on your PC should be 10 or above.  To do this, click on Store in the Taskbar menu.  Choose your icon, and then click on Update or download.  Check for available updates and confirm the same. Your app will soon be updated.

 

Step 2: Choose the download quality

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on PC for offline viewing

Standard and High are the two quality options available on Netflix.  Where the standard is of basic resolution and occupies lesser space on your PC, the high-quality option has the resolution range of (720-1080)p and would no doubt occupy more space. However, since you are downloading videos on your PC, you can choose the higher quality provided there exists desired space.

To download

  • Scroll to the left side and click on the menu icon
  • Click on app setting and move to download section
  • Click on video quality and choose the one you find appropriate for your device.

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on PC for offline viewing

Step 3: Choose Your Title

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on PC for offline viewing

Though Netflix has introduced this feature of offline viewing, not all videos fall under the category to download. A list of selected titles having the pop-up of available for download can be stored for offline viewing.

  • Click on the menu option on the upper left corner
  • Search for your title (remember, only the titles having the download icon can be saved for offline viewing)

 

Step 4: Initiate Download

You are almost done on the guide on how to download Netflix movies on PC.  Once you have found the title to be stored,  simply click on the download icon to start a download. The video gets stored in the same folder in a specific drive where your app is saved in PC. In case, you wish to save them in a different drive,  you need to move the app files to the desired location.

 

Step 5: View Your Videos

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on PC for offline viewingAs the download finishes,  you can visit my download section under the menu button above the home icon.  Tap on the thumbnail to view your title.  Additional information such as the duration and size of the video is listed adjacent to the video selected.

So,  now that you know how to download Netflix videos on PC,  you are all set to start. Right?

 

Quick Takeaways

  • An updated app (version 9.0 and above)
  • Updated Windows version (10 and above)
  • Space required to save the download videos depends on the duration and quality of video chosen.
  • Not all videos are available for download.
  • All videos from Netflix originals can be, downloaded

 

You can also check out top Netflix alternatives if you want to move to another movie streaming platform!

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