How to Download and Watch Disney Plus on Windows PC?

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January 13, 2024

Disney+ supports streaming on web browsers, mobile devices, tablets, streaming sticks, gaming consoles, smart TVs, and set-top boxes. On Windows PC you can stream it via browser including Chrome 71+(Windows 7 and later), Firefox 68+(Windows 7 and later) and Edge(Windows 10 and later).

Disney+ used to have an standalone app for Windows PC, however, it switch to Microsoft Edge “PWA” app recently. In this article, we will introduce the Disney+ Windows app. We will also offer an easy solution to help you download any Disney Plus movies and TV shows on Windows PC for offline playback.

Part 1. Download and install Disney+ app on Window 10/11

1. Open Microsoft Store on your Window 10/11 and search for Disney+. Click Install.

Note: The Disney+ UWP app on PC was downgraded to a Microsoft Edge “PWA” app a few months ago. Content is now limited to 720p Stereo and you can’t watch anything in HDR anymore. Many people complain the lost of 5.1 Dolby audio after switched to the Edge “PWA” app. This is because Disney+ uses Widevine DRM which is limited to 720p and 2 channel audio on Windows. Max uses a different DRM system and streams 1080p on Edge.

2. After installation, click Open to run Disney+.

3. Browse or search the content you want to watch.

Part 2. How to download Disney+ movies and TV shows on Window PC

Since the previous Windows app has been downgraded to Edge “PWA” app, it basically equals streaming Disney+ via browsers. Fortunately, there is a workaround to watch Disney Plus offline. You need a professional third-party downloader to help you achieve that.

Pazu Disney Video Downloader is developed to help you get rid of Disney Plus download limits and download Disney Plus movies and TV shows on laptop and desktop. As you may know, Disney+ only allows downloads on iPhone, iPad, Android and Amazon Fire Tablet. With Pazu Disney Plus Video Downloader, you can download any Disney+ titles to MP4 or MKV videos and keep Dolby 5.1 audio tracks and subtitles. It supports to search Disney Plus video with the video’s name or the URL so you can find the video and download it quickly. When you finish downloading, you can access all your downloads on any device, and it will let you have a good viewing experience. In the following part, we will show you how to use Pazu Disney Plus Video Downloader to download Disney Plus on PC, so that you can watch it offline.

Disney Plus Video Downloader

Disney+ Video Downloader

Download Disney+ movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality. 

  • Download movies & TV shows from Disney+.
  • Download video in 720P.
  • Preserve audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Keep Dolby 5.1 audio.
  • Fast downloading speed.

The following is the detailed tutorial to download movies and TV shows from Disney+ with Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader.

Step 1. Log into Disney Plus account

Download and install Pazu Disney Video Downloader on your Windows. Run the downloader, the login window pops up. Or enter anything into the search and click the Search button, then the login window will appear. Enter your email address and the password to log into your Disney Plus account.

Disney Plus Video Downloader

Step 2. Search for Disney Plus Video

Enter the name or URL of the video that you want to download, then click the Search icon. 

add Disney Plus videos

Or copy&paste the link of the movie/TV show from Disney+ website. Then click the Search icon.

search Disney Plus videos

Step 3. Choose the Output Setting

Click the Settings icon on the upper right corner, you can change the output format, the language of audios and subtitles, and more in the settings window. 

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
Disney Plus format

Step 4. Customize the Advanced Settings

If you want to download a movie, click on Settings icon next to Download icon to choose the advanced settings. Here you can set the specific video quality, select audio tracks and subtitles in different languages. If you are downloading a TV show, after clicking the Download icon and selecting titles from the popup window, click the Advanced Settings button on the right side and then choose the advanced settings.

Disney Plus episodes

Step 5. Download Disney Plus Video

Click the Download button to start downloading the selected videos. Once the videos are downloaded, you can go to the History tab and find the downloaded videos.

Disney Plus videos to MP4