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How to Record Netflix Movie and TV Show on Mac

Though you can watch Netflix video online on Safari or other web browsers, you might want to download some favorite movies or latest episodes for viewing offline when the network is limited. Netflix landed the offline feature in late 2016. Now, simply using the latest Netflix app, you can watch Netflix content offline on many devices, including Amazon Fire tablet, iOS, Android devices and Windows 10 PC. Mac computer is clearly not on the list.

Even though Netflix doesn't design an official app for Mac, you can still record Netflix movies and TV shows for offline playback. The main method is to find a Netflix video recording tool that works on Mac. FlixiCam for Mac is such a tool that can realize your wish. It is pretty easy to use - with the most advanced video downloading core -- can help you watch Netflix offline on Mac with ease. Below, we’ve got everything you need to know about this highly appreciated program and show you how it works.

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FlixiCam for Mac is a professional Netflix video downloader for Mac users. Equipped with the most advanced video downloading core, a concise and intuitive interface, and broad compatibility with macOS, the program enables you to download any TV shows, movies, documentaries, or more from Netflix and store them locally for offline playback. All the downloaded videos will be stored in MP4 or MKV format with multi-language audio tracks and subtitles kept. The video quality is at a maximum of 1080P. What's more, it supports keeping 5.1 surround sound.

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Next, let's follow the detailed tutorial to download Netflix video on Mac with FlixiCam. Please download FlixiCam program first before getting started.

Tutorial: How to Record or Download Netflix Video on Mac

Step 1. Run FlixiCam on Mac

First of all, please enter any word or video's name in the search box, this will open the Netflix login window. Please enter your Netflix account info.

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Step 2. Customize Download Settings

Now, open up the General Setting window by hitting the Setting button in the upper right corner to customize the download settings. Here you can customize the output format (MP4 or MKV), output quality (High, Medium, Low), output path, audio and subtitles language, etc.

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Step 3. Search Videos on FlixiCam

Please enter the name of movies & TV shows or copy and paste the link of videos from Netflix Web Player to FlixiCam, and then click the little magnifier icon, followed that the program will list the video or all of the related video.

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Step 4. Select Audio Track and Subtitle

FlixiCam's advanced download settings allow you to select the audio track and subtitle as needed. For downloading TV shows, simply click 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 click the Advanced Download icon next to the Download icon to access the window.

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Step 5. Start to Download Netflix Videos on Mac

When all settings are ready, the final step is to tap on the Download button to start downloading the Netflix videos to the output path you set. The download time depends on your network, video's duration, and computer environment. After downloading, you can click on Library to find the well-downloaded Netflix videos on local drive. Now you can watch those videos on your Mac without any network connection.

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Conclusion

Netflix download feature is great for watching offline if you’re a Fire tablet/Android/iOS/Windows 10 user, but it requires a professional Netflix recorder or downloader if you’re not. FlixiCam for Mac is what you need. It is pretty easy to use than Netflix's official app. It does a remarkable job of downloading Netflix videos to MP4 or MKV format on Mac, which makes it easy for you to play any video from Netflix offline. If you don't believe it, 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.