Two Methods to Download Netflix Movies to Computer

Movies make life better. Netflix offers a wide variety of movies in addition to it's own original series. These movies you can not only play online, but you can also try to download them for offline playback. So how to download these movies from Netflix and play them offline? The next content will answer your confusion.

Download Netflix Movies to Computer

Method 1. Use Netflix App to Download Movies to Computer

At first, plese realize that the download feature of Netflix is not supported for computer browsers, and it also has the some specific requirements as following:

  • An internet connection, and
  • An active Netflix streaming account, and
  • An iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 9.0 or later, or
  • A phone or tablet running Android 4.4.2 or later, or
  • An Amazon Fire tablet running Fire OS 4.0 or later, or
  • A tablet or computer running Windows 10 Version 1607 (Anniversary Update) or later, and
  • The latest version of the Netflix Apple iOS, Netflix Android, Amazon Fire, or Netflix Windows 10 app

If you are a computer users, you need to make sure that your computer is running Windows 10 Version 1607 (Anniversary Update) or later, else you can go to the Method 2.

1. Open the Netflix app.

2. Tap the menu button in the upper-left corner. It looks like three horizontal lines.

3. Tap Available for Download.

Available for Download

4. Tap the show or movie that you want to download.

5. Tap the download button next to the movie or episode that you want to download (looks like an arrow).

Choose Files to Download

To watch the downloaded videos, just select the Downloads icon within the Netflix app, and then tap the Play icon on the title you would like to watch. For TV Shows, you must select the show, then tap the Play icon on the episode you would like to watch.

Method 2. Use Netflix Downloader to Save Movies to Computer

Even you have the right Windows system and computer to download them directly with Netflix. There still other limitation while or after downloading. You can currently store a maximum of 100 titles on a single device at any given time. Some titles can only be downloaded a limited number of times per year due to licensing rights for those titles. Titles that are expiring from your device in less than 7 days will display the amount of time you have left.

If you want to download Netflix movies to computer and get rid of the above limitations, you can turn to Netflix Downloader. Whether you are Windows XP users, or Win 7, Win 8 users, you can also download Netflix videos to your computer and there is no need to worry about the downloading amount and the expired.

With Netflix Video Downloader, you can download Movies, TV shows, Netflix Original Series, Documentaries and so on. You can also set the downloaded quality from 240p to 1080p with with all subtitles and audio tracks kept.

Netflix Video Downloader
  • Support Downloading movies, tv shows and original series.
  • All the audio tracks and subtitles will be kept.
  • Download up to 1080p HD videos.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.
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Step 1 Set the output.

Click the download button above to download the latest version to your computer, install and run Kigo on your PC. click the Settings icon in the upper right corner to open the Settings window. Here you can select the output format (MP4 / MKV), output quality (Low / Medium / High), select language and subtitle language, and so on.

output settings

Step 2 Add movie from Netflix to Kigo.

For there is a search engine built-in in Kigo, you can directly input the movie name you want to download and search it. When you input the movie name, it will lists all the related videos for you. Find what you want to download and click the download button.

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Please note that if you don't use Kigo Netflix Downloader ever, you need to login with your Netflix account to continue downloading.

Step 3. Open the "Advanced Download" window.

Click the advanced settings button next to the download button to open the "Advanced Download" window. Through the window, you can set the video output quality, bit rate, audio tracks, subtitle files, etc. more specifically.

Advanced download settings

Step 4 Start to download movie from Netflix.

After you complete the above settings, you can click the download button to start downloading the video.

downloading movie from Netflix

When the download is complete, you can click on Library - Folder icon to quickly locate your downloaded movie.


Firstly you may think the Method 1 to use the Netflix is the fast solution to download Netflix videos to computer. There are some limitations to make you can't freely enjoy the downloaded files. This way Method 2 is more economical. And the Netflix downloader supports free trial version, you can take a try.

Note: The free trial version of Kigo Netflix Video Downloader enables users to download the first five minutes each video for sample testing, but the full version doesn't have this constraint. Just purchase the full version to unlock the time limitation.

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