Hulu is a popular video streaming service with a broad selection of movies and series. You need a subscription and an internet connection to watch Hulu on multiple devices. Some users could need to record Hulu because they want to watch their favorite content even when it is not available on Hulu anymore. Learn here how to screen record Hulu easily in multiple ways.

Best way to record Hulu: Audials Movie

Screen record Hulu video streaming in high quality

Audials Movie is an ideal tool to record on Hulu at up to 2x speed. Add subtitles to your videos and manage them on PC and mobile devices.

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Record Hulu with Audials Movie on WIndows 11 or 10 PC

How to screen record Hulu for offline watching

Audials Movie is a practical tool that will screen record Hulu videos and save them to your PC.


  • Record Hulu shows and movies at up to 2x high speed
  • Audials Movie automatically stops as soon as the video finishes
  • Save subtitles in any language while recording
  • Use the speech boost: The dialogues in your movies usually are unintelligible and the background noises too loud? Add volume to speech.
  • Manage your videos on PC and mobile devices, search for movie tags (name, genre, actors...) with the tag search engine

Step 1: Download, install and start the Hulu recorder ,,Audials Movie"

Download for free and install the Windows software Audials Movie. It´s easy to uninstall if not wanted and a registration is not necessary.

Start Audials and switch to the “Video Streaming” section to record Hulu. 

Choose a video format on the downside of your screen, for example MPEG4.

Step 2: Play back the video in Hulu

Click the “Hulu“ tile in Audials Movie and choose the recording settings, for example the speed, subtitles or audio settings.  Open 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 Hulu recording will be displayed in the control window.


Step 3: Audials Movie will automatically record Hulu

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 Hulu 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.

Record easily from any video streaming service with Audials Movie

The Hulu recorder Audials Movie has the advantage of preconfigured settings for recording and saving video from the most popular streaming platforms. All other video streams can be recorded with the program’s three different streaming methods. Using the preconfigured recording settings, record Hulu videos with ease.

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How to download movies and shows directly from Hulu to Android, iPhone, iPad, Amazon Fire tablet

Hulu offers users who have subscribed to Hulu (No Ads) and Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV to download some content and watch it offline. Then you have only to find a video that has a download button and to tap it. Then you will find the video in Downloads. But this feature is available with the following restrictions:

  • Downloads are available for specific mobile devices only
  • The downloads will expire after 30 days if you will not watch them or earlier if Hulu decides to completely remove the content. If you start the video, it will expire after 48 hours.
  • Not all videos have this download feature
  • You will lose the downloaded content if you cancel your Hulu subscription

How to record Hulu on Mac

If you want to screen record Hulu on Apple Mac, you can use a Hulu recorder tool that works for Mac, for example EaseUS RecExperts or Wondershare UniConverter.

Alternatively, there is a way that needs a bit more effort: Use Audials Movie on your Mac device by installing Parallels on your PC. Here it is described how to install Parallels

How to capture live TV with Cloud DVR

You can record 50 hours of live TV shows with the cloud DVR feature of Hulu. Just open the Details page of a video and click the Record button. You will find the video in My Stuff -> Manage DVR. The video will be stored in the Hulu cloud storage. Please note that you will lose your recordings if you cancel your subscription. Recording with Cloud DVR is only supported for a plan that includes Live TV. You will find more info in the Hulu help center.

Comparison of the best tools to screen record Hulu

Here you can compare the prices and features of the best Hulu recorders:

 Audials MovieJoyoshare VidiKitEaseUs RecExpertsiTop Screen RecorderWondershare Filmora Video EditorMovPilot Hulu Video DownloaderScreenrec
Recording Speed2x1x
High Quality Direct Recording from GPU------
Episode splitting-
Automatic Tagging-----
Media Manager------
Entering Hulu credentials into recording tool necessary-----✔!-
Windows/Apple Mac?Windows/MacWindows/MacWindows/MacWindowsWindows/MacWindows/MacWindows/Mac

How to capture Hulu with Joyoshare VidiKit, EaseUS RecExperts or iTop Screen Recorder

Step 1: Install and start the Hulu recorder software.

Step 2: Choose the area of the screen that you want to record.

Step 3: Choose the recording settings that you need: Select the output format, switch off the microphone and activate the system sound etc.

Step 4: Cick the start button to start screen recording. Once the video is finished, hit the button again to stop screen recording. 

Record on Hulu with Wondershare Filmora

Step 1: Install and launch Wondershare Filmora.

Step 2: Create a new project.

Step 3: Click Record in the upper left menu and the choose Record PC Screen. Select the recording settings. Deactivate the microphone, activate the speakers, select the screen area etc. 

Step 4: Click the red button to start and end recording. Once the video is ready, you can edit it and add various effects. To be able to play it on other devices, you will have to export it.

Record Hulu with the MovPilot Hulu Video Downloader

Recording with the MovPilot Hulu Video Downloader works differently than with the previously described tools. As soon as you start the MovPilot software, it will ask you to enter your Hulu credentials into it, otherwise, you cannot start the recording process. Therefore, before using MovPilot, you should think whether you trust the manufacturer.

Step 1: Install and start the MovPilot Hulu Video Downloader. A window will pop up where you will be asked to enter your Hulu credentials.

Step 2: Now you can search for videos in Hulu in the MovPilot browser.

Step 3: Press the record button to get the video that you want as a video file.

Record Hulu for Free 

If you do not want to spend money on a software, you can use a free screen recorder, for example Screenrec. Without a Screenrec account, you will be able to record five minutes in SD quality. If you create an account, you will be able to screen record without limitation at up to 4K. However, you should know that most streaming services cannot be recorded in 4K, but if you create own videos, such a high resolution will be a nice thing. MP4 is the only video format available. Screenrec records at 1x speed.

Step 1: Install and launch the Screenrec software.

Step 2: Press Alt + S on your keyboard, select the area of your screen that you want to record and click the video camera icon. Recording will start automatically after 3 seconds.

Step 3: Stop the video once it is finished. Now you can store it to your PC.


Compared to other methods, Audials Movie is the best way to record Hulu movies and series. Other methods either do not provide high speed recording or have special requirements or limitations. Audials Movie has the best price-performance ratio and gives you the best features to record content fast, easily and conveniently.

The best TV shows and movies whenever you want to watch them

With Hulu, you've got access to top HD TV shows and movies like Honeyland, Shoplifters, Parasite, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, The Social Network, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, The Nice Guys, Ramy, Atlanta, Justified, Mrs. America, and many more. 

About Hulu

Hulu is an online movie streaming platform offering ad-supported, on demand streaming videos (this includes movies, TV shows, cartoons, documentaries, music and games). Well received especially for being the first streaming service to offer full current seasons and a collection of back seasons from popular TV channels and content companies (CBS Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, The CW, ABC, NBC, FOX, Lionsgate, Comedy Central, Sony Pictures, Paramount, Warner Bros, Ted, MTV), Hulu has gained a top place in the online streaming industry, counting millions of visitors per month.


Can you screen record Hulu? 

Yes, you can screen record Hulu if you have a screen recorder software like Audials Movie.

Could you explain me how to screen record Hulu on a Windows PC?

Step 1: Launch Audials Movie and open "Video Streaming".

Step 2: Click "hulu" in Audials Movie.

Step 3: Follow the instructions given in Audials Movie: Choose the web browser you want to record with and if necessary, activate subtitles recording. As soon as you have re-started your web browser and start to play back a Hulu video, Audials Movie will detect and record it from your screen.

How can I screen record Hulu on iPhone or Android?

Subscribers of Hulu (No Ads) and Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV can download Hulu videos directly from the Hulu app on their iOS or Android mobile phone. Start the Hulu app and open the "Downloadable" section. Choose a movie or series episode and tap the download button.

Alternatively, you can record Hulu content on a Windows PC with Audials Movie and transfer it to your mobile device.

Please note

Hulu™ TV Shows are copyrighted, and 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 Hulu™, nor the company that owns the trademark rights to Hulu™. This page is provided for compatibility purposes only, and in no case should be considered an endorsement of Audials Software products by any associated third party.

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