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How to Download Netflix Movies to Mac


"Why can’t I find the Netflix for Mac app? I’d like to download the Netflix app on my MacBook and look for a way to stream Netflix offline."

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services with over 100 million subscribers around the world and it continues to grow year by year. You can watch Netflix on the web at netflix.com or on any device that offers the Netflix app. Besides, you can download your favorite shows with the Windows 10 app, iOS or Android. What about macOS users? Sadly, there’s no official app for Netflix for Mac and there’s no option to download Netflix movies for offline viewing on Mac. Alternatively, you can access Netflix through a web browser on the Mac, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Opera. If you want to watch Netflix offline on your iMac or MacBook, you’ll have to turn to a Netflix video downloader.


Currently, there are all kinds of Netflix video downloaders available in the market. When choosing the best one among them, you should compare its design, functions, stability, price, after-sales service, etc. In this article, we are going to adopt the most popular Netflix Video Downloader and show you how to use it to download movies from Netflix to your Mac computer step by step.

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Tool Required – Netflix Video Downloader

Netflix Video Downloader is a simple and useful tool to help Netflix subscribers download movies and TV shows from Netflix to the computer, fully compatible with macOS 10.11-11 and Windows 7, 8, 10. It supports downloading Netflix videos in HD at a fast speed and keep audio tracks & subtitles.

Generally, it’s a comparatively stable program. Should you encounter any problem when running the program, you can contact the support team for free technical support.

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 on Mac by Netflix Video Downloader

When you launch the Netflix Video Downloader, you’d be impressed by its concise interface. It’s a quite user-friendly program. You can get Netflix videos downloaded on your local drive by five simple steps. Here’s the step-by-step tutorial:

Step 1Search Target Netflix Movies

Launch the Netflix Video Downloader on your MacBook or iMac. Enter the name of your target movie 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.

customize output settings

Step 3Download Movies from Netflix to the Mac

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 movies 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.

You can also directly go to the output folder you set in Step 2 to find the downloaded Netflix movies.

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Final Words

It’s impossible to directly save Netflix movies to your MacBook or iMac, but you can turn to Netflix Video Downloader to download them as MP4 files with several simple steps. In this way, you can not only watch the Netflix movies offline on the Mac, but also keep the Netflix movies forever. You can even transfer Netflix movies to a USB drive or other devices if you like.

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.