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How to Play Netflix Videos with Windows Media Player


Windows Media Player is a free software available to users of Windows 95 and later versions of the Windows operating system. It can be used to view videos, listen to music files, rip CDs to a computer’s hard drive and etc. But quite a few people find no way to play Netflix videos in Windows Media Player. Why is that and how can we watch Netflix streams with WMP?


Netflix is a streaming service that limits members to access a wide range of ad-free movies, TV Shows and more contents through internet-connected devices that offers the Netflix app. To play Netflix videos with Windows Media Player or any other media players, the easiest and most efficient way is to save videos from Netflix to your local computer and then watch them without any limitations.

Play Netflix Videos on WMP

Netflix Video Downloader is a popular and well-recognized tool to get Netflix videos as local files. It’s a user-friendly program that supports downloading videos from Netflix at fast speed with four simple steps, keeping audio tracks and subtitles. In this article, we are going to show you a detailed guide on how to download Netflix videos to a PC with Netflix Video Downloader so that you can enjoy Netflix videos with Windows Media Player. Before we get started, please have Netflix Video Downloader installed on your PC.

Step 1Set Output Video Quality

Click "Menu" on the upper right corner and select "Settings" in the drop-down list. Here you can select the output video quality as High, Medium or Low. Also you can customize the output path to where you want your Netflix videos to be saved.

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Step 2Search Netflix Video

Enter the name keyword of the video that you would like to download or just copy the link from Netflix webpage and paste it in the search box and then click the "Search" icon, Netflix Video Downloader will list all the related videos.

Note: For the first time using this tool, you'll be asked to log in your Netflix account before searching the videos.

Step 3Download Videos from Netflix to Computer

Find the targeted video and then simply click the "Download" icon at the end of each title to start exporting it to your local drive. If the videos you are looking for have multiple seasons, you can select the specific season and episode as well to download.

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Step 4Find Downloaded Videos in Your Local Drive

Once all the videos are completely downloaded, go to "Library" section 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 where your videos are located.

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Now you'll find that you've successfully get Netflix videos as MP4 files. You can easily play them on Windows Media Player now.

Conclusion

Netflix is a streaming service that limits members to watch Netflix videos with the Netflix app. To play Netflix videos on Windows Media Player, Netflix Video Downloader is the magic trick. It helps download videos from Netflix as MP4 local files so that you can play them with more platforms, including WMP.

Note: The free trial version enables you to convert the first 10 minutes of each video for sample testing. If it works for you, you can purchase a license to unlock the full version.