How to download Disney Plus movies and TV shows to External Hard Drive?

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January 26, 2024

It’s quite handy to download Disney Plus movies/TV shows to an external hard drive so they won’t take up space on your computer, phone or tablet. You can connect the drive to various devices such as TV to watch fantastic Disney Plus movies/TV shows offline with your family or friends. Unfortunately, Disney Plus app for Windows doesn’t allows you to download movies and TV shows. What’s worse, there is no Disney Plus Mac app at all. If you want to permanently save and transfer Disney Plus videos to an external hard drive, you must use a third-party tool.

Part 1. Download Disney Plus videos to MP4 on Computer

If you want to save Disney Plus downloaded movies and TV shows on a external hard drive and play them into other devices, such as non-smart TV, Pazu Disney Plus Videos Downloader can help you. Pazu Disney Video Downloader does an excellent job of downloading movies and TV shows from Disney Plus in MP4 or MKV format. It also preserves audio tracks and subtitles in many languages and downloads videos in HD quality. In the following, we will show you the detailed steps to download movies and TV shows from Disney Plus to MP4 or MKV with Pazu Disney Plus Video Downloader.

Disney Plus Video Downloader

Disney+ Video Downloader

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

  • Download Disney+ movies & TV shows on Mac/Windows.
  • Download unlimited videos as you like.
  • Preserve multilingual audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Fast downloading speed.
  • No Disney+ app or web player needed.

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

Part 2. Transfer Downloaded Disney Plus Videos to External Hard Drive

After you have download Disney Plus movies and TV shows to your computer’s local drive, you can then transfer the MP4 videos to your external hard drive. Thus you can watch Disney+ videos offline on any devices you want without using the Disney Plus anymore. Here’s how to move Disney Plus videos to the external hard drive on Windows or Mac.

On Windows

  1. Connect the hard drive to your Windows computer using the cable that came with it.
  2. Open “This PC” and select the folder of the hard drive.
  3. Directly drag the files from the output folder of MovPilot to the hard drive folder.

On Mac

  1. Connect your external hard drive to your Mac using the cable that came with it. It will show up in Finder if it’s compatible with your Mac.
  2. Select above downloaded Disney Plus videos, then drag them to the external hard drive, listed below Locations in the Finder sidebar.