How to Watch Netflix Video on iPad without the App?

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Are you seeking a way to play Netflix videos on the iPad without the Netflix app? Or in other words, do you prefer to play Netflix videos on other media players of iPad? If so, downloading Netflix videos in MP4 format would be a great choice. Because MP4 is the most commonly-used video format and supported by almost all devices as well as apps. Then, how to download Netflix videos as MP4 files? Don't worry. Here we will provide you the best solution and give you detailed instructions on how to download Netflix videos and play them on the iPad without the app.

Part 1. Download Netflix Videos with FlixiCam

Netflix encodes all its work with its exclusive format, so that you are not able to play the videos on other media players, even if you've downloaded those videos on your devices. To download Netflix video and play them on the iPad without Netflix app, you need to turn to a Netflix video downloading tool, which is FlixiCam.

It is an outstanding Netflix video downloader that you can rely on, capable of downloading all Netflix videos to Windows 10/8/7 computers as HD MP4 or MKV files. Moreover, it requires no additional apps installed, including Netflix app. Simply open the program, enter the video's name to the search box or copy & paste the video's link from Netflix web player, FlixiCam will recognize the video and provide you with the Download option immediately. After downloading, you can move the downloaded Netflix videos to your iPad and play them on other media players.

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Please download FlixiCam program first before getting started.

Tutorial: Download Netflix Video with FlixiCam

Step 1. Run FlixiCam on PC and Log into Netflix Account

FlixiCam needs to work with Netflix account. After launching FlixiCam on Windows PC, the first step is to log into your Netflix account by entering any word in the search box to open the Netflix login window.

And note that, FlixiCam doesn't support to get 1080P video while working with Netflix’s Basic and Basic with Ads plan.

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Step 2. Customize the Output Settings

Tap the Setting icon on the upper right corner to 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

FlixiCam enables you to 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, simply press "Enter" button on your keyboard, followed that the program will 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 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 beside "Download" to open the window.

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Step 5. Start to Download Netflix Videos

The final step is hitting "Download", then the program will start downloading the Netflix videos to the output folder. Afterward, you can click on Library to find the well-downloaded Netflix videos on local drive.

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Part 2. Transfer Downloaded Netflix Video to iPad

Now, you can transfer the downloaded video to your iPad through iTunes or some data transferring tool like Syncios. Below are the steps of how to transfer videos from Windows PC to your iPad via Syncios.

Step 1. Download and install Syncios on your computer. Then connect iPad to your Windows PC using the USB cable.

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Step 2. go to the Media module, find and tap the "Video" option from the right-hand toolbar, then "Import" on the top bar, you will be allowed to select videos to import. Simply locate the downloaded files and move them to your iPad for playback.


As you can see above, you can effortlessly download Netflix videos in MP4 format by using FlixiCam. After downloading, you can not only transfer and play the videos on iPad without the Netflix app, but also keep enjoying them even your Netflix subscription is over. 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.