How to screen record Disney Plus with OBS?

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Emma
January 29, 2024

Many people like to record some Disney+ video clips or save favorite movies that are leaving Diseny+. There are several free and paid screen recording tool for your to screen record Disney Plus. OBS is one of the free tools. However, OBS is not so easy to use. You may get black screen or no sound when recording Disney+ videos. Here in this article we will show you the detailed steps to screen record Disney Plus using OBS without balck screen, as well as the best alternative to record Disney Plus video.

Part 1. How to Screen Record Disney Plus with OBS without black screen?

To get started, you’ll need:
Disable Hardware Acceleration in Chrome
To avoid black screen when recording Disney Plus with OBS, you need to disable Hardware Acceleration in Chrome.

  1. Click on the three-dot icon on the top-right corner of Chrome and select the Settings option from the drop-down menu.
  2. On the Settings page, click on the System option from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Toggle Use hardware acceleration when available off.
  4. You will see a suggestion to relaunch the browser. Click on the Relaunch button to apply the changes.

Install audio capture software
In order to capture desktop audio on macOS 12 and earlier, you will need to install additional software. There are many options, including free and non-free software. Check here: https://obsproject.com/kb/macos-desktop-audio-capture-guide

Now follow below steps to record Disney Plus with OBS.
1.Download, install and run OBS on your Mac or Windows.

2. Visit disneyplus.com in Google Chrome. Log in your account and open the video you want to record.

3. Click the + icon under the ‘Sources’ window and select Window Capture.

4. Then select the browser window that is streaming Disney Plus video.

5. Adjust the red line framed window to record the area you want(otherwise the browser toolbar is also recorded).

6. Click Settings on the bottom right corner to select video file format, recording path, quality, video encoder, etc.

7. Play the Disney Plus video in the browser and click Start Recording button in the bottom right corner.

As you can see from above, OBS is a complicated tool. It even requires you to install an additional plugin to record Disney Plus sound. So, is there a more user-friendly and stable tool available to help you achieve better Disney Plus recordings? Of course there is! If you need an alternative to OBS, we recommend Movavi Screen Recorder and EaseUS RecExperts. These programs are easy to use and can help beginners and advanced users to record Disney Plus videos without black screen. However, they are not free.

Whether recording Disney Plus movies with OBS or other tools can be very time consuming, as you need to stream the movie/episode you’re about to record. In this case, the recorded quality may be affected by the internet speed.

Why not directly download Disney Plus movies and episodes to MP4? With the professional Pazu Disney Plus Video Downloader, you can easily download any Disney Plus movies and TV show episodes to MP4/MKV in full HD 1080p for offline playback or reproduction.

Part 2. Best Alternative to Recording Disney Plus with OBS

As you can see, it is very difficult to screen record from video streaming services due to strict content protection. The best alternative is to download Disney Plus movies and TV shows to MP4 with the professional Disney Plus video downloader.

The powerful Disney Plus video downloader is Pazu Disney Plus Downloader. Pazu Disney Plus Downloader is a powerful Disney+ ripper to download Disney+ videos on Windows and Mac while you have a connection to the Internet. The downloaded videos are saved to MP4/MKV in 720P, so you can watch them offline anywhere you want without Disney+ or website.

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.
  • Fast downloading speed.

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

Step 1. Run Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows

Download, install and launch Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Disney+ account. Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a registration. If you haven’t, go ahead with the free trial version.

Disney Plus Video Downloader

Step 2. Add Disney+ movies/TV shows

Enter the movie/TV show title in the search field.

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. Customize the output settings

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.

  • 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. Download Netflix movies or TV shows

Pazu Disney+ 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.

Disney Plus episodes

Then click Download button on the right bottom corner to rip Disney+ movies and shows to MP4/MKV.

Disney Plus videos to MP4

FAQ: Screen record Disney Plus

Can I Screen Record Disney Plus with QuickTime for Mac?

QuickTime can’t record the audio from Disney Plus.

Conclusion

To record Disney Plus using OBS without black screen, try turning on hardware acceleration on browser settings, restart browser and it should work. If you want to to rip Disney Plus video straight from the source (webrip) try and download Pazu Disney Plus Downloader, which allows you to download Disney Plus video to MP4 in HD much faster than screen recording.