How to Download HBO Max Videos Offline on Mac

You can download HBO Max shows and movies with the HBO Max app on your phone or tablet and watch them later when you're offline. Please note that downloads are only available with the Ad-Free plan. If you want to download video content from HBO Max to Mac and play it offline, what to do?

Download HBO Max offline on Mac

Part 1. What’s HBO Max?

HBO Max is a platform offered by WarnerMedia that features 10,000 hours of premium content bundling all of HBO together with even more movies, shows, and Max Originals for the whole family, including Friends, South Park, The Big Bang Theory, Peacemaker, Hacks, Wonder Woman, the Studio Ghibli collection, and more.

Plus, HBO Max subscribers can stream Warner Bros. Pictures movie premieres the same day as they hit theaters. (Only available on the ad-free plan.) HBO Max is available right here on and through our participating subscription providers. If you currently have HBO, you may already have access to HBO Max. Let's get you up and streaming! Please note: HBO Max subscription plans vary by subscription provider.

Part 2. How to download HBO Max offline on Mac

To download HBO Max offline on Mac, here recommend you to use Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader, which can help Mac users to easily and quickly download a variety of movies and TV series from HBO Max to your Mac computer, store them in MP4 or MKV format, and play them offline. All the audio tracks and subtitles can also be kept during the downloading. Regardless of your subscription plan, you can play this video and you can download it.

HBOMax Video Downloader
  • Download movies and TV shows from HBO Max to PC / Mac.
  • Select some or the whole audio tracks and subtitles to keep.
  • Download HBO Max videos to MP4 / MKV with HD videos.
  • Support AC3 and 5.1 audio downloading.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.

Step 1. Output Settings.

After you launch Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader on your Mac, click on the Settings tab on the top right corner of the window to set the output format, video quality and so on. From the Download Settings option, you can set MP4 or MKV as the output video format. And you can also set the download video quality, audio type, subtitle language, output folder and more as you need.

download settings

Step 2. Add Movies or TV Series from HBO Max.

You can copy and paste the HBOMax video URL to or drag videos' link to Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader, or use the video title to search and add to Kigo.

If this is your first time login, you need to login with your HBOMax account to go on.

After the login, now the search results will list on the program.

Add HBOMax videos

Please note that Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader will not take any information out of your account. More declaimer about privacy.

Step 3. Select and Advanced Settings.

Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader added advanced download settings to allow users to select the audio track and subtitle as needed. If you are trying to download a TV show, simply click the Download icon, followed that a window will pop up allowing you to select titles as well as seasons, and to choose audio track and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download" at the bottom left corner. If you try to download a movie, please click advanced icon to open the window.

Advanced download settings

Step 4. Start Downloading.

Now you can click the "Download" button to start downloading movies or TV series from HBOMax.

Downloading HBOMax videos

After the downloading, you can click "Library" - "Folder icon" to locate the downloaded videos directly.

Part 3. Tips to download HBO Max videos on your phone or tablet

First, open the HBO Max app on your phone or tablet. Please make sure you're signed in and connected to a WiFi network. By default, downloading is limited to WiFi. To change this, tap the Profile icon > Settings (upper left) > Video Options, and then turn off Download Over WiFi Only.

Second, choose an episode or movie that you want to download. Most shows and movies are available to download.

Then, tap the Download icon (arrow pointing down). The circle shows you the download progress. You can tap this icon to pause and resume downloading.

Finally, to see your download progress, you can also tap the Profile icon and then Downloads.


When you choose to use Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader to download videos offline on Mac, there is no need to worry about the download limitations like downloading videos with HBO Max app. If you want to play HBO Max videos offline on Mac, just follow the above guide.

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