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How to Download Netflix Videos for Editing


"I’ve downloaded Netflix movies to my PC. How can I add it to Camtasia for editing?"

Netflix is a subscription-based streaming service which offers a vast library of movies and TV shows. You can access Netflix videos on all internet-connected devices that offer the Netflix app or directly go to the web page at www.netflix.com. With an active Netflix account and a stable internet connection, you can download Netflix videos for offline viewing on any of the devices listed below:

  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 9.0 or later
  • Android phone or tablet running Android 4.4.2 or later
  • Amazon Fire tablet running Fire OS 4.0 or later
  • Windows 10 tablet or computer running Version 1607 (Anniversary Update) or later
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However, the Netflix downloads are all encoded files restricted to be opened with the Netflix app. You are not supposed to open them with a video editor. To download Netflix videos for editing, you'll have to turn to a third-party app like Netflix Video Downloader. It’s an amazing tool which is able to convert Netflix videos to MP4 format so that you can add them to a video editor for editing.


In this article, we are going to introduce the most popular Netflix Video Downloader to you and show you how to use it to download Netflix movies as MP4 files for video editing step by step.

Tool Required – Netflix Video Downloader

Netflix Video Downloader is the best solution to download movies & TV Shows from Netflix to the local drive. It supports downloading Netflix videos as MP4 files and keep audio tracks and subtitles after conversion. Also, it’s a super easy-to-use program. Never be afraid of not knowing what to do! You’d be familiar with it even if you are totally a beginner to use an app.

Key Features of Netflix Video Downloader

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Netflix Video Downloader

  • okDownload movies & TV shows from Netflix as MP4 files.
  • okSupport downloading the HD quality Netflix video.
  • okKeep audio tracks and subtitles.
  • okDownload Netflix videos at a fast speed.
  • okFree updates and technical support.


How to Download Netflix Videos for Editing by Netflix Video Downloader

Once you convert the Netflix movies or TV shows to MP4 format, you can easily add them to a video editor for further editing. Here comes the step-by-step tutorial about how to use the Netflix Video Downloader to download Netflix videos as MP4 files:

Step 1Search Target Netflix Movies

Launch the Netflix Video Downloader. Enter the name of your target video or copy the link and paste it in the search box and then click the "Search" icon, Netflix Video Downloader will list all the related movies soon.

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Note: To analyze the URL normally, you'd be asked to login to your Netflix account (before the downloader lists the related videos) the first time you run the program.

Step 2Customize the Output Settings and Choose the Output Path

Click the "Menu" icon on the upper right corner and choose "Settings" in the drop-down list. Here you can select the output video quality(High/Medium/Low), choose the audio tracks & subtitles languages, and customize the output path, etc.

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Step 3Download Netflix Videos to the Computer

Find the target movie and then simply click the "Download" icon at the end of each title to start exporting it to the computer. If the videos you are looking for includes multiple seasons, you can select the specific season as well as the exact episode for downloading.

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Step 4Find the Downloaded Netflix Movies on the Local Drive

Once all the videos you selected are downloaded to the computer, select "Library" Tab on the top and you'll see all the Netflix videos that have been successfully downloaded. Click the "Folder" icon at the end of each title and you'll be directed to the output folder on your local computer right away.

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Now that you’ve got the Netflix videos downloaded as .mp4, you can easily add them to a video editor like iMovie, Camtasia, Adobe Effects, etc.


Final Words

Netflix is a good source to stream movies. However, there are restrictions. Though you are allowed to download Netflix videos for offline watching on a number of devices, you don’t own the files. To add a Netflix video to a video editor, you can turn to Netflix Video Downloader, a useful tool to save Netflix videos as MP4 files.

The Netflix Video Downloader is a shareware. It enables users to convert the first 5 minutes of each video for sample testing. You can download the program to check whether it meets your need and then decide whether you’d like to get it or not.