How to get HBO Max free trial from Hulu

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December 12, 2023

HBO Max, now renamed to Max, is the streaming platform that bundles all of HBO together like Game of Thrones, Euphoria, The Sopranos with even more of your favorite movies and TV series like Friends, The Big Bang Theory, plus new Max Originals like Love Life. Unfortunately, Max app doesn’t offer free trial. Luckily you can get an HBO Max free trial from Hulu, which offers one-month free trial. Learn how.

How much is HBO Max on Hulu?

If you are Hulu subscriber, you can add HBO Max to your Hulu account to watch addictive series, hit movies, comedy specials, documentaries, and more for $15.99/month.

HBO Max itself offers 3 plans:

  • With Ads – $9.99/month or $99.99/year (16% savings)
  • Ad-Free – $15.99/month or $149.99/year (over 20% savings)
  • Ultimate Ad-Free – $19.99/month or $199.99/year (over 16% savings)

HBO Max on Hulu doesn’t offer the cheaper ad-free plan and annual plan, so if you want to save money on HBO Max with the ad-supported plan or annual plan, don’t get it from Hulu.

However, HBO Max on Hulu offers one week free trial, which you won’t get if you subscribe to HBO Max directly, so don’t miss it.

How to get Hulu one month free trial?

HBO Max itself doesn’t offer free trial, however, if you have Hulu subscription, you can access HBO Max as add-on, which offers free 7-day free trial. How to get HBO Max from Hulu? Hulu offers one month free trial on its $7.99/month ad-supported plan and $14.99/month ad-free plan.

  1. Go to in your browser.
  2. You will find “Get First Month free” under Hulu(No Ads) $14.99/ month and Hulu (Ad supported) $7.99/month plan.
  3. Choose any of the plans and create Hulu account with your email and password.

How to get an HBO Max free trial from Hulu?

Once you have created a Hulu account, follow below steps to get HBO Max free trial.

  1. Go to and log in your account. 
  2. Scroll down and click “MANAGE ADD-ONS” under Your Subscription.
  3. Find Max and click the circle Add icon.
  4. Select REVIEW CHANGES  and follow the instructions to get Max with 1-week free trial.

Now you have gotten Max 7-day free trial from Hulu. You can watch HBO content available via Hulu. Additional content only available via Max app.

How to get HBO Max downloads forever?

HBO Max ad-free plan costs $15.99/month, while the ad-supported plan runs $9.99/month. Ad-free plan also allows you to download movies and tv shows on your phone or tablet to watch offline, although you are limited to 30 downloads at one time (across all profiles and devices). Once your account has 30 downloads, you’ll need to delete downloads on a device before you can download something. Unwatched downloads expire after 30 days or 48 hours after you start watching (or when the show or movie leaves the HBO Max service). Once expired, you can renew or delete a download. If the titles leave HBO Max, there is no way to renew.

To keep HBO Max downloads forever, you can use Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader to download your favorite movies and TV shows to MP4 with either ad-free or ad-supported plan and watch them whenever you want, even after cancelling HBO Max subscription.

Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader is developed to download 720p movies and TV shows from HBO Max to MP4/MKV on Mac and Windows. After that, you can watch the HBO Max MP4 downloads on any device without HBO Max app. What’s more the downloads will never expire.

Even if you only have HBO Max as-supported subscription, you can download HBO Max movies and TV shows to MP4 with Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader.

Steps to download HBO Max movies and TV shows to MP4

Step 1: First, you need to install the software on the device whether it is Mac or Windows. After launch the software, it will redirect to the screen where you have to log in your HBO Max account.

HBO Max Video Downloader

Step 2: After logging into your account, type the show or movie you want to download in the search field and click the search icon.

HBO Max Video Downloader

Step 3: Click the gear icon on the top right corner to select the video format, codec, audio and subtitle languages, output folder, etc. 

HBO Max to MP4

Step 4: After doing all the changes, simply click on the download button. For movie, the downloading starts immediately. For TV show, you will be presented with all episodes. Select the seasons and episodes you want to download.

download HBO Max to MP4

Further, if required you can change the subtitle and audio track by clicking on the gear-like icon.

To see all the downloaded items, go to the History tab.

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