This guide will show you how to watch Netflix offline. With an easy and affordable tool, you can download Netflix movies and TV shows to watch offline. The same tool allows you to watch HBO Go offline Hulu Plus and other shows offline using the same tool.
To download Netflix for offline watching, you need to download PlayOn and upgrade to the plan that allows you to save Netflix videos to your computer for later offline viewing.
After signing up and downloading a new one PlayOn with PlayOn PlusYou will need to sign in to your accounts you want to download.
You will need a Windows computer for this to work. There is currently no PlayOn Mac app, and it’s not likely to arrive in the near future as it’s a request we’ve seen for a long time.
When you use this application to download Netflix for offline watching, the program embeds your IP address and user information in the video file.
How to Watch Netflix Offline
You can use PlayOn to download HBO Go and Netflix to watch offline on a plane or car without an internet connection.
Download PlayOn and sign up for a free account.
Once you download it, you will need to sign up for a PlayOn Plus account for as low as $4.99 per month. This will unlock this option.
Next, you need to add a Channel in Settings. This is where you enter your Netflix username and password. You can go to the HBO section to enter the username and password of this service as well.
Once this is connected you will be able to click the icon on the main screen of PlayLayer or PlayOn and from there you can search for movies or TV shows to save to your hard drive.
When you find the one you want, click save. Since you’re saving a copy of the file, it will take some time to save since you’re actually downloading a Netflix movie.
PlayLater worked 95% of the time in our tests, and with a reboot we were able to get all the files we needed for a long flight.
After recording a movie or TV show, you can transfer it to another computer or iPhone, iPad or Android for later viewing without having to use a special program to convert or move the files.
You can view your recordings and track progress in the PlayOn app, so you can see what you’ve saved and where. It is possible to queue multiple shows or movies to be recorded.
Movie and TV show quality is good, with no noticeable difference between streaming and watching PlayLater’s recorded version.
Is This Legal?
The biggest question about using this service to watch Netflix offline is whether it’s legal. According to Netflix terms of service, users cannot download Netflix videos.
Tom’s Guide offers a deeper dive into how legit this is, and discusses whether Netflix can tell if you’re using the service. It’s a good idea to read this and make a decision before using the service.