The video streaming service Netflix not only provides online streaming but also allows subscribers to watch Netflix movies and TV shows offline on supported devices with supported plans. Netflix allows users to download TV shows and movies on these devices with Netflix app:
Why there is no Mac on the list? You can watch Netflix movies and TV shows in a browser on your Mac, but you can’t download them to watch offline later. There is no Netflix app for Mac. So, although you can download Netflix movies and TV shows on an iPhone, iPad, Android,Windows PC, or even a Chromebook, you can’t download them on a Mac. Many people ask is there a way to download Netflix movies on Mac? Well, here we will show you 3 ways to download Netflix movies and TV shows on Mac.
Pazu Netflix Video Downloader is specially designed for Netflix users to download any movie or TV shows from Netflix on Mac/Windows. It is able to download Netflix videos to MP4/MKV with HD quality, multi-language audio tracks and subtitles, 5.1 surround sound kept. What’s more, it allows you to download Netflix videos with even Netflix ad-supported plan.
Download Netflix movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality.
The following is the detailed tutorial to download Netflix TV shows and movies on Mac with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader
Run Pazu Netflix Video Downloader on Windows and Mac, you will be prompt to log in to Netflix. Or enter any word into the search bar, and press the search button, then the login window will appear. Enter your account info to sign in Netflix on Pazu Netflix Video Downloader.
Click on the Setting button on the upper right corner to customize the video format (MP4/MKV), video codec (H264, H265), and output path, select the language of audio tracks and subtitles, etc.
Search for Netflix content by name or URL. Enter movie/TV show title or copy and paste the URL into the search bar, and click the search button to find the content that you want to download.
Pazu Netflix Video Downloader allows you to select specific audio tracks and subtitles for downloading.
If you are downloading a movie, there is a Setting icon next to the Download icon. Click it to choose the exact audios and subtitles languages. Click on the Download icon to start downloading the Netflix movie.
If you are downloading a TV show, after clicking the download icon. You will see all episodes and Setting buttons on the pop-up window. You need to select the episodes you want to download and click the Setting button to choose the exact audios and subtitles languages, then click the Download button.
Then click Download button on the right bottom corner. The downloading begins.
After downloading, you can click on the History tab and find the Netflix movies downloaded to your Mac.
When Apple released the first M1 Mac in 2020, it allows users to “sideload” iOS apps into macOS via the Mac App Store. Simply open Mac App Store and search for Netflix, then find it under “iPad and iPhone Apps” and then install it on your Mac.
However, Apple started disabling this feature on macOS Big Sur 11.3 and later. If your Apple Silicon Mac is still running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 or earlier, you can still sideload iOS games and apps onto your Mac this way.
If your Apple Silicon Mac is running macOS Big Sur 11.3 or later, there is no way to sideload Netflix iOS app on Mac. Although there are some third party software claiming to install iOS apps on your Apple Silicon Mac, such as PlayCover, iMazing, Sideloadly, etc., they actually can’t install Netflix iOS app on M1/M2/M3 Macs after our testing.
While searching “How to download Netflix movies on Mac”, you may find lots of tutorials teaching you to record Netflix movies. To be honest, it does work if you only want to record some short video clips. But it will take you a lot of time and effort if you would like to record a long movie or TV show. In such cases we recommed above Pazu Netflix Downloader.
QuickTime Player is the easiest tool to record screen on Mac. However, when you use it to record Netflix video, sound is not recorded. But fortunately, we have found several accessible tools. You can stream Netflix video via browser and then record them with these tools. Both the image and audio will be recorded.
screencapture.com is a Free online screen recorder that allow you reecord screens with sound – include your voice and computer system sounds. Supported browsers include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera.
The free version record Netflix movies with watermark. To remove watermark, you need to pay $9.95/month or $39.95/year.
Movavi Screen Recorder is a handy app that enables you to record your screen and grab screenshots right from your computer screen.
EaseUS RecExperts is a professional screen recorder for Mac/Windows to capture any region on the PC screen along with audio or webcam. EaseUS RecExperts also works as a free video recorder to record encrypted online videos, movies, or TV shows from Youtube, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and more popular video.
How to record Netflix videos with EaseUS RecExperts?
Although there is no Netflix app on MacOS, Netflix do developed app for Windows 10/11 and allows for video download. So many people ask if it is possible to install Windows virtual machine such as Parallels and VMware Fusion on Mac and then installed the Netflix App through Windows Store. Unfortunately, this will only allow you to stream Netflix videos with the Netflix app. Due to technical limitations Virtual machines cannot download Netflix content.
On Parallels, you can also Download Netflix movies and TV shows successfully. However, when you try to play the downloads, Netflix crashes. This happens to every Mac Parallels user. Parallels support says they tested this on a real (not virtual) ARM Windows, and the same thing happened(Actually Netflix downloads works well on ARM Windows). So they blame the Netflix app for not properly supporting ARM.
There’s a thread on Parallels Forums reporting this issue, you can stay tuned for an update.
On VMWare Fusion running windows 11, you’ll receive error code when you try to download and watch Netflix offline.
Some people wonder if it is possible to download Netflix videos to iPhone and then airPlay the downloads to MacBook? Unfortunately, this is not working since Netflix has removed Airplay support.
Although we can stream Netflix on Mac via browser, many people want to Download Netflix videos on Mac to watch offline during commute or travel without internet connection. In this article we have introduced 3 ways for you to download Netflix movies on Mac. Sideloading Netflix iOS app requires a Apple Silicon Mac running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 or earlier. Recording Netflix videos is time-consuming and results in poor video quality. The best option is downloading Netflix videos to MP4 with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader on any iMac or Macbook.
Download Netflix movies and TV shows to MP4/MKV on your PC/Mac