How to watch Hulu on MacBook/iMac?

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Emma
July 9, 2024

Hulu app is available on a variety of devices, including iOS, Android, Fire tablet, Windows 10/11 PC and tablet, smart TVs, streaming players, gaming consoles, etc. However, when it comes to Mac, there is no Hulu app available for Mac. Luckily you can still stream Hulu on Mac via supported browser or Hulu Chrome app. In this guide, we’ll explain how to gain access to Hulu on Mac and how to download Hulu movies/TV shows on Mac. Read on to find out how to watch great shows no matter what Mac model you have.

Contents

  1. Watch Hulu on Mac with Hulu Web player
  2. Watch Hulu on Mac with Chrome app
  3. Download Hulu shows and movies on Mac and watch offline

Related: How to download Hulu movies and TV shows on Windows?

1. Watch Hulu on Mac with Hulu Web player

You can watch shows and movies on Hulu.com on your Mac that meets the recommended specifications below:

  • Mac OS X 10.13 or above
  • The latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari
  • HTML5 enabled
  • JavaScript and Cookies enabled

2. Watch Hulu on Mac with Chrome app

If you don’t want to open a browser and navigate to hulu.com every time, you can install the Hulu Chrome app and keep it in Dock. As it is not a real app but only a shortcut, you can’t use it to download Hulu videos. The benefit is that it is easier to access from the dock.

1.  Log in to hulu.com from the latest version of the Chrome browser.

2. Click the Install Hulu icon on the right side of the address bar.

3. Confirm the installation prompt from the Chrome dialog.

4. Now the Hulu Chrome app launches and you can stream any content you want.

5. Right click Hulu in the Dock and choose Keep in Dock. Then even you quit or close Hulu windows, the icon exists in Dock for your next access.

3. Download Hulu shows and movies on Mac and watch offline

However, either the web player or Hulu Chrome app only allows you to stream Hulu movies and TV shows on Mac, there is no way to download Hulu shows and movies for offline playback. To watch Hulu movies and TV shows offline on Mac, you will need to seek help from third-party tool Pazu Hulu Video Downloader, which allows you to download tons of movies or TV shows or Hulu original series from Hulu to MP4 or MKV format with excellent quality and fast speed. No web player or Hulu Chrome app is needed, as Pazu Hulu Video Downloader features a built-in web player for you to search any movies and TV show from Hulu and then download them to MP4/MKV.

Hulu Video Downloader

Download Hulu movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality. 

  • Download Hulu movies & TV shows on Mac/Windows.
  • Download Hulu videos to MP4/MKV.
  • Download Hulu videos in 1080P.
  • Preserve multilingual audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Fast downloading speed.

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

Download, install and launch Pazu Hulu Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Hulu account and choose hulu.com, hulu.jp or hulu.jp/store.

Hulu Downloader

Select your profile.

choose Hulu profile

Step 2. Search Hulu movies/TV shows to download.

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

search Hulu videos

You can also copy&paste the link of the movie/TV show from  Hulu website. Then click the Search icon.

search Hulu videos

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Click Settings icon to change:

  • 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
  • Subtitle type: Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles, Hardcoded subtitles
  • Interface languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
Hulu to MP4

Step 4. Start to download Hulu videos

If your selection is a movie, click the download icon next to it and the downloading begins.

download Hulu movie to MP4

After the movie is downloaded, click History button to quickly locate it. 

download Hulu movie to MP4

If your selection is a TV show, click download icon next to it to select episodes you want to download. Then click Download button.

download Hulu TV show to MP4