How to Move Netflix Movies to USB Drive

How big are the downloaded movies from Netflix?

Generally, the default option of the Netflix download feature is Standard Quality. In that setting, most hour-long movies' size varies from around 500MB to 1GB depending on the duration and content. After bumping the quality option up to High, the size of the movie will jump to between 1.6GB and 2GB or bigger. For movie lovers, it is obvious that such large files will result in a fast occupation of your devices’ space as well as the devices' slow performance.

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You definitely don’t want to use a computer with sluggish performance and poor storage. So it is time to move the downloaded files to a USB drive or some external hard drives for freeing up your space. However, the Netflix videos are stored in a proprietary format and are only visible to the app, it seems there's no way to transfer them to a USB drive. Do we have to delete some files?

Absolutely not! Fortunately, as long as there is a Netflix video downloader, you can easily download any video from Netflix and store it or move it to the USB drive for saving. Please go ahead, here we are going to show you a powerful Netflix video downloading tool to help you save all your favorite Netflix videos to the USB drive.

Download Netflix Movies on Computer with FlixiCam

To download and save Netflix video to USB drive, FlixiCam is highly recommended here. It is a professional video downloading tool that offers enough horsepower to handle the downloads of Netflix videos. With the support of such a tool, you can download any movies and TV shows from Netflix to your computer running Windows 11/10/8/8.1/7 or macOS (10.15 or above). Furthermore, the best part is that FlixiCam supports to download videos in HD quality with 5.1 surround sound preserved. That means you can freely switch among those languages as needed and get the same watching experience as Netflix provides.

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The following is the detailed tutorial to guide you to download Netflix movies and TV shows to USB drive with FlixiCam. Please download FlixiCam program first before getting started.

Tutorial: How to Save Netflix Video to USB Drive

Step 1. Run FlixiCam on Windows and Log in to Netflix Account

Open FlixiCam and enter any words to the search box to open the login window and log into your Netflix account.

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Step 2. Customize the Output Settings

Tap the Setting icon on the upper right corner. The settings window will pop up to allow you to customize the output format (MP4 or MKV), output quality (High, Medium, Low), output path, and so forth.

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Step 3. Search Videos on FlixiCam

Then please import videos by entering the name of movies & TV shows or copying and pasting the link of videos from Netflix Web Player to it. After inputting the video's name or link, please hit the "Enter" button on your keyboard, the program will accordingly list the video or all of the related videos.

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Step 4. Select Audio Track and Subtitle

FlixiCam added advanced download settings to allow you to select the audio track and subtitle as needed. If you are trying to download a TV show, simply tap on the Download icon, followed that a window will pop up allowing you to select titles as well as seasons, and to choose audio track and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download" in the bottom left corner. If you try to download a movie, please hit the "Advanced Download" icon beside "Download" to open the window.

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Step 5. Start to Download Netflix Videos

Now, hit the Download icon. After downloading, you can click on Library to find the well-downloaded Netflix videos on local drive. Now you can insert the USB stick into computer and move the downloaded videos to it.

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Besides, to save Netflix video to USB drive, you can also insert USB stick in advance, then set the USB drive as the output path and download videos to the drive directly.


While there are various recording tools in the market to help you record Netflix video, FlixiCam is definitely the best choice at the light of the video quality and speed. FlixiCam provides the free trial version. So if you don't believe, simply give it a try. Of course, the trial version only allows you to download the first 5 mins of each video in HD quality. To get the full video, please purchase a license.