You are wondering how to record Netflix easily and conveniently? On this page you will learn how to record Netflix on a PC or a smartphone and how to avoid the black screen problem. 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. 

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With Audials Movie, you can record Netflix in high quality at up to 4x speed in the MP4 format. Add perfect subtitles in any language or remove ads automatically. A video cutter and cropper is included. Try for free now!

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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 or 11 PC

Audials Movie is an easy to use streaming recorder that screen records Netflix automatically. It has a unique combination of features that makes recording fast and convenient: 


  • Record from the web browser or directly in Audials Movie
  • Audials Movie stops recording automatically as soon as the video ends
  • Record Netflix at up to Full HD
  • Record whole series seasons at once
  • High-speed recording (4x speed) 
  • Add subtitles in any language 
  • Remove ads automatically
  • Scheduled batch recording to record many movies or entire series seasons automatically
  • High-quality video encoder, recording directly from GPU
  • Cut and crop your videos

Below, we will show you how to use Audials Movie.

Record Netflix with Audials Movie and watch your videos offline

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 on your Windows PC. 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 the Netflix tile in Audials Movie. Now a window appears where you will be asked which browser you want to use: Chrome, Edge or Firefox or the built-in browser of Audials. Here you can define which subtitles you need to be recorded, the recording speed (at up to 4x) and the resolution (720p or FullHD 1080p).

Click Record to proceed. Now Audials Movie is ready for recording. 

Open in your Chrome, Firefox or Edge browser and select the movie or episode that you want to record. If you have selected the built-in browser, choose the Netflix video that you want to record directly in Audials.

The recording of the video stream will start 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 automatically to your Windows PC

Audials Movie automatically detects the video, starts and stops recording. 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 on PC.

Audials Movie wins any competition contest in reviews

Why is Audials Movie better than other video streaming recorder tools? Because 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 11, 10, 8
and Apple Mac OS with Parallels

System requirements for Audials software


  • Windows 
  • 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: 


iTop Screen Recorder

You can use iTop Screen Recorder to record Netflix streaming video at 1x speed. It is simple and easy to use. It will be necessary to start and stop each film and each series episode manually. For movies and series seasons, the recording will take the same time that is needed to play back all these videos.

How to record Netflix with iTop Screen Recorder

Step 1: Install and start the iTop Screen Recorder. Opoen the Record menu.

Step 2: Define the recorded screen area and activate the speaker.

Step 3: Play the video and hit the REC button to start and end Netflix recording. You can edit your recordings afterwards.



Vmaker is a Chrome browser extension that screen records content streamed on your browser. It has several plans: With the free Lite plan, you can screen record seven minutes of a video in lower quality. The Starter plan costs $7 per month and is for screen recording content without limitations at up to 4K. But please note that Netflix content can be recorded in HD or Full HD only.

How to record Netflix with Vmaker

Step 1: Download and start the Vmaker Chrome extension.

Step 2: Select Screen, Current tab and Computer Audio. Then choose the recording quality.

Step 3: Start screen recording.

Step 4: Store the movie in the cloud that is provided by Vmaker.

EaseUS RecExperts

EaseUS RexExperts is a screen recorder software for Windows and Mac with a clear user interface and pre-configured recordings settings for Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, Disney+ and Vimeo. It is practical for small video clips and movies, but for an entire series season, EaseUS would be inconvenient because you need to start and stop each episode manually. Even if you use the auto stop feature, you will have to start recording each episode by hand. Only 1x recording speed is available. A video editor is not included.

How to record Netflix with EaseUS RecExperts

Step 1: Install and launch EaseUS RecExperts and open the Online Video menu item.

Step 2: Click Netflix, then a small window will shown that asks you to restart your browser.

Step 3: Select the recording area of your screen. Activate system sound and deactivate the webcam and the microphone. Check in the settings whether the desired video output format etc. is selected.

Step 4: Start and stop recording.


Screen Grabber Premium (AceThinker Aqua Demo) by AceThinker

The next Netflix recorder is AceThinker Aqua Demo, formerly called Screen Grabber Premium. It is easy-to-use and has some extra features: You can add texts, arrows and more while recording, highlight the cursor and add your own shortcuts and hotkeys for start and stop screen recording. Here too you will have the problem that for series seasons, each episode needs to be started manually.

How to record videos from Netflix with AceThinker Aqua Demo

Step 1: Install and start the Netflix recorder Aqua Demo. Select Video Recorder.

Step 2: Choose the recording area and activate the system sound. Deactivate the webcam and the microphone. Check whether the video output format and the other settings that you need are selected.

Step 3: Start screen recording and stop as soon as the video has finished.


Aiseesoft Screen Recorder

Aiseesoft Screen Recorder is an easy-to-use tool to record Netflix in real-time speed. That means that you have similar problems when recording entire series seasons as with AceThinker and EaseUS. A useful feature is the auto stop so that you can stop recording automatically after a pre-defined time period.

How to use Aiseesoft Screen Recorder

Step 1: Install the Aiseesoft Screen Recorder, start it and open Video Recorder.

Step 2: Activate the system sound and deactivate the webcam and the microphone. Select the screen area. Choose the recording format etc. in the settings.

Step 3: Start and stop the screen recording process manually.


Record Netflix Videos with Online Screen Recorders

You will find many online screen recorders on the internet that can be used to record Netflix video streaming. Many people like that they are often free. But that also means that you will face some limitations, for example, some online screen recorders add watermarks or let you record in low resolution. And they record at normal speed only.

How to use an online screen recorder

Step 1: Activate the sound and deactivate the microphone and the webcam. Some screen recorders let you choose between recording screen and screen with webcam.

Step 2: Click the recording button to start and stop screen recording.

Step 3: Some online screen recorders include basic editing features before exporting the video. Once everything is correct, export your screen recording.

Record Netflix with the Windows Game Bar

If you do not want to install software, you can use the Windows Game Bar to capture the Netflix video streaming. It is important to know that you need to play the Netflix video in the Firefox browser, otherwise screen recording will not work. You will find a detailed description how to use the Windows Game for screen recording on wikiHow. The good thing is that the Windows Game Bar is available on many Windows PCs, however the recording process is less convenient than using a screen recording software.

Overview: Best Software to Record Netflix 

Here you see an overview of the tools described on this page to record Netflix streaming video.

 Audials MovieiTopVmaker EaseUs RecExpertsAceThinker Aqua DemoWindows Game Bar
Operating systemWindows/MacWindowsWindows/MacWindows/MacWindows/MacWindows
Recording from Screen
Netflix in Full HD---
Recording speed4x1x1x1x1x1x
Episode splitting--
Automatic Tagging-----
Find and add subtitles-----
Smartphone & Cloud Media Manager-cloud manager---
Video editor----
Price$39.90$32.99$84 yearly$69.95$42.95Free

How to record Netflix video streaming on Mac

It is possible to record Netflix videos on Mac devices with Audials Movie. Here it is described how you can do that. Alternatively, you can use one of the other Netflix recorders that works for Mac.

How to record Netflix for Free on Android and iPhone

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: Installing a screen recorder for Android, for example the free AZ Screen Recorder.

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. 

You have further possibilities to watch Netflix on Android and iOS: 

iPhone: Record on Windows or Mac PC and move file via iTunes

Step 1: On your Windows or Mac 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.

iPhone, Android: Use the Netflix app as a free Netflix downloader

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.

Please keep in mind the following things when you use the direct download from Netflix:


  • The downloaded files will expire after 7 days or a period that is required due to licencing.
  • If you cancel your Netflix account, you will also lose the downloaded videos.
  • You will not be able to watch downloaded videos and series that are no longer available on Netflix.
  • It is not possible to use the download feature of Netflix on a MacOS, Linux or Ubuntu device.


There are many free or paid tools and ways how to record Netflix. 
The best value is provided by Audials Movie, which also serves you perfectly to easily copy the movies and episodes to your mobile phone and offers you extra features like batch recording, highspeed recording, adding subtitles and removing ads.


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About Netflix

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 $6.99 to $19.99, 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 Heartstopper, MO, Red Rose, Beef, Sweet Tooth 2, The Dragon Prince, You, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, The Legend of Korra, Lost in Space, Kleo, Lockwood & Co, Love, Death + Robots, The Umbrelly Academy Season 3, Stranger Things 4, Midnight Mass, Dear White People, Squid Game, The Chair and more.

You can also watch movies such as Glass Onion, Emily the Criminal, White Noise, The Lost Daughter, The Power of the Dog, Passing, The Two Popes, Kill Boksoon, Cargo, The Land of Steady Habits, Call Me Chihiro, The Sea Beast, Troll, The Wonder, Enola Holmes 2, and much more.

FAQ about recording Netflix:

1. Is it possible to record Netflix video streaming to my PC?

Yes, you can screen record movies, series and documentaries from Netflix to MP4 files with a Netflix recorder software like Audials Movie.

2. How do I record Netflix?

Start Audials Movie and choose the desired video format in the lower part of Audials Movie. Open Video Streaming and click Netflix. Follow the instructions that you will be given. Play back a video in your browser and Audials will record and save it to your computer.

3. Is Audials Movie a Netflix downloader?

No, Audials Movie does not circumvent copyright protection and it is not a Netflix downloader. It exclusively accesses unencrypted images of the video stream being played by the screen recording technology. In other words, Audials Movie records the content from your PC's graphics card.

4. Can I download content from Netflix?

Yes, if you install the Netflix app on your mobile device, you will be allowed to download videos from Netflix for free in order to watch them offline. However, these downloads will expire. That's why it is better to use a recorder software and to watch Netflix free whenever you want, even when the content is not available on Netflix anymore.

5. Is it possible to record Netflix on a DVR?

No, this is not possible. And it is not necessary because Netflix provides you compatiblity with many devices to watch your content anytime you like. As described on this page, there are also many ways how to record Netflix with screen recorders.

Please note

Movies and videos from 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.


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