How to record Netflix for free
Last update: January 18th 2021
Netflix is the most popular video streaming service. It is offering great movies and series. While the Netflix app provides a download feature for offline viewing, this is very limited and will not allow you to export videos as file.
However, with the tools described here, you can create highest-quality recordings of Netflix videos and series, saving them as mp4 video files. Thus you can easily view them on other devices like TV, android mobile phone, iPhone, DLNA or NAT devices, or burn them to DVD or BluRay. It is even possible to record videos at twice the realtime speed!
Learn with only 3 easy steps how to record Netflix video streaming
from screen and save as MP4 video file.
How to Record Netflix on Windows 10 PC
Step 1: Install and start the Netflix recorder "Audials Movie"
Download for free and without any registration the Netflix recorder tool "Audials Movie" and install it. It is easy to uninstall if not wanted.
Start the Audials Movie software and switch to the “Video Streaming” section. Select the profile with the desired video file format (f. e. MP4) from “Format” on the downside of your screen.
Step 2: Start the Netflix movie or episode
Click on “Netflix“ in Audials Movie.
Open netflix.com in your Chrome 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 recording will be displayed in the control window.
Step 3: Audials Movie will record Netflix and automatically save it
When the recording of the video stream is complete the movie or episode will be transferred to the Audials playlist on the right side of your screen.
The Netflix video streaming can be recorded and saved to your Windows Computer in the video file formats MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP or others. The Audials Windows software will tag the file of the movie or the episode of a TV series afterwards. You can now play the video with Audials or drag and drop it into another application or Windows explorer to export it.
Now you know how to record Netflix.
Advantages of Audials Movie
This optimized high-quality streaming video recorder provides you with best-possible results:
- Highest resolutions up to Full HD
- Automatic splitting of single episodes (record whole series at once)
- High-Speed recording: Video play in twice the speed
- Compatibility to all major video streaming services
- Scheduled batch recording to record many movies at once
- Subtitle support
- High quality video encoder, recording directly from GPU
Audials Movie wins any competition contest in reviews
Why is Audials Movie better than other video streaming recorder and downloader tools? Because the Audials Movie could directly record Netflix video streaming from PC graphics card with predefined optimized settings for Netflix streaming services, records automatically episode-by-episode your favourite Netflix series and it is even cheaper than the other paid Windows tools.
Netflix Video Stream Recorder Software for Windows 10, 8, 7
and Apple Mac OS with Parallels
Download for free and without registration.
If you aren’t pleased, you can uninstall the software without a trace.
System requirements for Audials software
Windows 10, 8 or 7
1 GHz CPU
2 GB RAM
1 GB hard drive space for installation
broadband Internet access
Best Free and Paid Netflix Recorders for Windows
This provides a comparison of the functionality of the best available tools to record Netflix:
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How to record Netflix on Android and iPhone
Technically, the Android and iOS system restrictions make it impossible to record Netflix movies and series directly on the phone. However, there is an exception:
If you have a Samsung, LG, or OnePlus smartphone with Android 10, you will be able to screen record videos 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.
You have further possibilities to watch Netflix on Android and iOS:
iPhone, Android: Use the Netflix app to Download Videos
Step 1: Open the Netflix app.
Step 2: Navigate to the movie you like to download. Hit the „download“ option.
Step 3: Once the download is complete, switch to „downloads“ section.
Limitations of Netflix offline downloads
Netflix provides a way to download and save videostreams as video files to your hard drive so you could watch them offline later. But not all movies and series are available for download and you can download the video files to your mobile device only with an official Netflix app with the following requirements:
- smartphone or tablet running Android 4.4.2 or iOS 9.0
- latest version of the Netflix app
- the ability to stream Netflix in HD. Otherwise you’ll have to download videos at lower resolution.
iPhone: Record on PC and move file via iTunes
Step 1: On your Windows PC, use the tool „Audials Movie“, and record the Netflix movie or episode, like described above.
Step 2: Right-click onto the video file, call „Export to > iTunes“.
Step 3: Connect your iPhone via USB.
Step 4: Use iTunes to copy the video file onto your iPhone.
There are many free or paid tools and ways how to record Netflix.
The best value is provided by Audials Movie 2021, which also serves you perfectly to easily copy the movies and episodes to your mobile phone and offers you extra features like batch recording and highspeed recording.
Get on board today and get Audials Movie with 14 days money-back guarantee!
When you think movie streaming, one of the names that first pops up in your head has to be Netflix. With a monthly subscription of about $8.99, Netflix offers a large selection of movies, TV shows and music videos which can be streamed instantly over the internet using multiple portable devices (Smartphones, Tablets, Netbox, Xbox 360, PS3, Nintendo Wii, Blu-ray Players, HDTVs, iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Roku etc. are all included).
With Netflix you've got access to top HD TV shows like The Baby-Sitters Club, Ugly Delicious, The Confession Killer, Big Mouth, Lenox Hill, Tiny Pretty Things, Cobra Kai, The Crown, Ratched, The Umbrella Academy, Dark, The Witcher, Hannibal, Community, Money Heist, Ozark, Stranger Things and more.
You can also watch movies such as Enola Holmes, Miss Americana, Da 5 Bloods, Extraction, The Lovebirds, and much more.
Movies and videos from Netflix.com 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 Netflix™, nor the company that owns the trademark rights to Netflix™. 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.