By subscribing to Max (previously known as HBO Max), you will get access to movies, series, and originals, for example, Mortal Kombat, Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, Warrior, Kong Skull Island and many more. As long as they are available, you can watch them as often as you like. But what will you do if your favorite video will be removed? Then you will need to screen record HBO Max content as MP4 files to your PC.

Screen record HBO Max with Audials Movie

Best HBO Max recorder

With Audials Movie, you can screen record HBO Max at high quality without black screen, add subtitles, and cut and crop your recordings. Try the Audials Movie demo now!

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How to Record HBO Max (Max) on a Windows 10 or 11 PC

How to record HBO Max with Audials Movie

Audials Movie is one of the best tools to record all your beloved movies and series that you stream on HBO Max. 

Step 1: Download, install, and start the HBO Max recorder

Download the Windows software "Audials Movie" and install it. It is free and a registration is not necessary. It´s easy to uninstall if not wanted. Start the Audials Movie Windows software and choose a video output format in the lower part of Audials Movie. Then switch to the “Video Streaming” section. 

Step 2: Play back the video in HBO Max

Click the “HBO Max“ tile in Audials Movie.  Open in your Chrome, Edge or Firefox browser and select the movie or episode that you want to record. The recording of the video stream will start directly when playing the video.

Make sure the video is played in original size so that the best possible quality can be achieved. Your progress of the HBO Max recording will be displayed in the control window.


Step 3: Audials Movie will record Max and save it to your PC

When the recording of the video stream is complete the video will be transferred to the Audials playlist on the right side of your screen. The HBO Max streaming can be recorded and saved in the video file formats MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP or others. The Audials Windows software will tag the file afterwards. You can now play the video with Audials or drag and drop it into another application or Windows explorer to export it.

Comparison of the best software to screen record HBO Max

You will find many tools on the internet that you can use for screen recording. Here is a selecton of the best ones and their prices.

 Audials MovieEaseUS RecExpertsiTop Screen RecorderRecForth Screen RecorderAceThinker Aqua Demo
Operating SystemWindows*Windows/MacWindowsWindowsWindows/Mac
Record from web browser Chrome, Firefox or Edge
Record from integrated player----
Find subtitles----
Best framerate automatically----
Cut videos---
Media manager----

Audials Movie can be used on Mac with Parallels.

What makes Audials Movie special? 

The HBO Max recorder Audials Movie lets you decide whether you want to record HBO Max video streaming from the web browser or from the integrated player directly in Audials Movie. The integrated player gives you the advantage that you do not need to log in every time you want to screen record content. It is not necessary to define the screen area because with the pre-configured recording settings, Audials Movie detects it automatically. Find subtitles for your movies and TV shows and remove them as soon as you do not need them. Audials Movie selects the optimal framerate automatically. You can see all your recordings in the Video -> My Videos section, manage and organize your videos, and copy them to other devices like smartphones and tablets. Cut your videos and remove black bars. Thus, Audials Movie is an ideal software to screen record HBO Max. 

The HBO Max recorder Audials Movie is an excellent tool for video streaming recording

For its core functions Audials software has received accolades regularly from trade publications and is therefore beloved by millions of users around the globe. Furthermore, Audials software provides its users with a high degree of convenience and additional functions at no extra charge. Get on board today!

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How to screen record Max (HBO Max) on Mac

With Audials Movie, you can screen record HBO Max on Apple Mac. To do this, you will need to install Parallels on your device. Then do the steps as described above to start recording.

How to Screen record HBO Max for Android & iOS

If you have a Samsung, LG, or OnePlus smartphone with Android 10, you will be able to record videos for free with the built-in screen recording tool. Just pull down the quick settings tile and tap the "Screen recorder" icon. You will be asked to allow the device recording from screen and then you can start. Do not forget to check in Settings -> Advanced whether all settings are correct.

If this does not work, there is a futher option for Android: Installing a screen recorder for Android, for example the free AZ Recorder or the XRecorder.

iOS 11 or a later version of it also allows you to record from screen for free with the built-in screen recorder. You will find the screen recording app by swiping up from the bottom of your iPhone screen. 

iPhone, Android or Tablet: How to download HBO videos directly from the HBO Max app 

HBO Max videos can be downloaded on Android and iOS with the HBO Max app. You just need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Install the HBO Max app on your device and log in.

Step 2: Check whether your device is connected to WiFi.

Step 3: Find the video that you want to download and tap the download icon.

Please note:

  • The downloaded videos will expire after 30 days if you do not watch them. If you play them back, they will expire after 48 hours.
  • It is not allowed to have more than 30 downloaded videos on your device.
  • If a video is removed from HBO Max, you will not be able to watch it although you have previously downloaded it via the app.

About Max™ (HBO Max™)

HBO Max™ is a video streaming service that offers various content for $ 14,99 per month. You can watch HBO Max on TV, PC, your game console or mobile devices and tablets. Watch the best movies, series and originals with HBO Max: Justice League, True Grit (2010), Richie Rich, Scoob!, As You Like it, Frayed, Coupling, The Pact, Game of Thrones, Gomorrah, Veneno, TINA, and many more. The streaming service regularly ads new content, for example Zack Snyder's Justice League, Crazy Rich Asians, Space Jam, Ellen's Next Great Designer, Genera+ion.

HBO Go™ and HBO Now™ have been merged into HBO™. By subscribing to HBO™, you will get less content for the same price as with a HBO Max™ subscription.

Please note: In May 2023, HBO Max and Discovery+ were merged and are now available as Max. Existing subscriptions are not affected, the prices for a Max subscription should be the same as for HBO Max. For more information, please visit the Max support center.

Max website

FAQ about Max (HBO Max)

Can I record HBO Max?

Yes, if you have an HBO Max screen recorder software like Audials Movie, you will be able to screen record video streams from HBO Max.

How can I screen record HBO Max?

Launch Audials Movie and choose a video format in the lower part of Audials Movie. Open the Video Streaming section. Click HBO Max and follow the instructions that Audials Movie will give you. Play back a video on Audials Movie will detect the video, screen record and save it as a video file on your PC or Mac device. 

Is there any alternative software to record HBO Max?

There are many screen recorders on the Internet, for example EaseUS RecExperts. It is an easy-to-use HBO Max screen recorder that only requires that you preset the screen size and activate the system sound to record a video streaming. However, please note that here a video editor is not included. If you need subtitles in your video, you will have to switch them on in HBO Max. They will be shown in your video, but you will not be able to remove them.

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Please note

Videos from HBO Max™ are copyrighted. Any redistribution of them without the consent of the copyright owners may be a violation of the law in most countries, including the USA. Audials AG is not affiliated with HBO Max™, nor the company that owns the trademark rights to HBO Max™. This page is provided for compatibility purposes only, and in no case should be considered an endorsement of Audials Software products by any associated 3rd party.


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