How to download Netflix movies and TV Shows

Written by Ashley Rowell

Netflix is primarily a subscription-based streaming service, which allows members who charge a monthly subscription fee to watch a wide variety of award-winning TV shows, movies, documentaries, and more over the internet.

If you would like to watch Netflix videos of your journey and want to save your data, you can download videos from Netflix to watch them offline on the devices you own. In the following guide, you can learn how to download movies and TV shows from Netflix by using the two methods.

Download Netflix Movies

Part 1. Download TV shows and movies on the Netflix App

Netflix has introduced the Download feature, which is capable of downloading certain movies and TV shows to its app for the compatible devices, including Windows 10, iPhone, iPad, Android tablet and smartphones. Before started, you have to log into a Netflix streaming account. Here we take the iPhone as an example. Now you can stream the Netflix videos over a cellular network with the following tips.

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.

Part 2. Download TV shows and movies with Netflix Video Downloader

Obviously, Netflix app doesn't apply to any device and Windows system you have. What's more, not everything on Netflix is available for download. In order to break the limits, we will provide an alternative solution for you. All you need to do is to use Netflix Video Downloader.

It is a professional Netflix downloading program, which can download any movies and TV Shows from Netflix efficiently. Besides it supports batch downloading, so that you can download multiple videos at same time. It is compatible with the Windows 10/ 8.1/8/7. Follow the steps below to get started with downloading from Netflix.

Netflix Video Downloader
  • Support downloading movies, TV shows and original series in MP4 or MKV.
  • All and some the audio tracks and subtitles will be kept.
  • Download up to 1080p HD videos.
  • Support H.265 and H.264.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.

First of all, click the next download button to download the latest version of Netflix Downloader, and install on your pc.

Netflix Downloader screenshot

Step 1. Copy Video URL or Search videos to download.

If you have the Netflix videos' url you want to download, just copy and paste them to download. You can also search the videos to download.

Step 2. Click the Download button.

After you find the videos, click the Download button.

Search Netflix Videos

If this is your first try, you need to login with your Netflix account to go on downloading.

Login Netflix

After you login with your Netflix account, choose the video or TV shows to download.

Add Netflix Videos

Step 3. Start downloading.

When the downloading is completed, you can click on Library to find the downloaded.


Even all of us would like to watch movies, TV shows, Netflix original series or documentaries on Netflix. You can subscribe various Netflix plan for playing, if you download these movies or TV shows, you can watch them as you like anytime and anywhere.

Ashley Rowell
Ashley Rowell
Staff Writer

Ashley Rowell, a senior staff writer, is an expert in video and audio subjects, specializing in streaming video and audio conversion, downloading, and editing. She has a deep understanding of the video/audio settings for various devices and platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, Hulu, YouTube, etc, allowing for customized media files to meet your specific needs.

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