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How to Watch Netflix Videos Offline on Mac

Nowadays, Netflix is one of the most popular video streaming services used to watch TV shows and movies. The number of Netflix subscribers is 167.1 million at the end of 2019. There must some users would like to watch Netflix videos on their Mac PCs and laptops.

To streaming Netflix videos online is easy since you only need to open your browser like Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera, and visit Netflix website. Then, sign in your Netflix account on Netflix and search the video you would like to watch. Then, you can enjoy Netflix videos on your Mac. However, please not that a good internet connection is required to stream Netflix video smoothly on Mac.

How about watch Netflix on Mac offline? Netflix only provide offline playback feature for its app, and the app is only available for iOS, Android, and Windows devices; obviously, Mac is not on the list. So is it impossible to watch Netflix videos on Mac offline? No, there are some Netflix Video Downloaders can help you complete this task, with them, you are able to watch Netflix videos on Mac easily. This is also the only efficient method for Mac users currently.

Watch Netflix Offline on Mac

If you are trying to find an alternative method to watch Netflix videos on Mac offline. When you search on Google, you will find that someone suggests you download Netflix videos on your iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) within the Netflix app. Then, you need to play the downloaded Netflix videos within its app and cast the screen to your Mac via Airplay. Indeed, this is an alternative method to watch Netflix on Mac offline, but it is unavailable now since Netflix axes Airplay's support in 2019. Thus, we state that downloading Netflix videos with a third-party tool on Mac are the only way for now. Here we would like to introduce an Mac Netflix Video Downloader to download Netflix videos for offline playback.

Netflix Video Downloader for Mac

Netflix Video Downloader for Mac is an all-in-one Netflix Video Downloader for Mac user, enabling you to download TV shows, documentaries, and movies from Netflix. With the Netflix Video Downloader, you can enjoy Netflix movies and TV shows on Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android phones & tablets, TV, or any other MP4 compatible devices without limitations. Furthermore, the Netflix Video Downloader supports downloading videos in HD resolution (up to 1080p) and keeping all subtitles and audio tracks of the original movies and TV shows. And you do not need to worry if you have an old Mac since this Netflix Video Downloader for Mac is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 – macOS 11.

The following detailed tutorial will show you how to download videos from Netflix through Netflix Video Downloader for Mac step-by-step and keep them forever. Please download Netflix Video Downloader for Mac and install it on your laptop or PC before getting started.

Step 1Install and Launch Netflix Video Downloader for Mac

Click the ‘Download’ button (shown above) to download Netflix Video Downloader and install to your Mac. Then, launch the program.

Step 2Set Output Video Quality

Netflix Video Downloader for Mac supports getting video in HD quality, and you can click the setting button (Setting button) on the upper right corner to set the output quality as High, or choose Medium or Low according to the storage space of your devices. Plus, the setting of customizing the Output path is also in this window.

Meanwhile, you can choose to download Netflix videos in MP4 or MKV format with audio track and subtitles in a specific language. You can also choose to save subtitles within the video file or as a single file.

Set Output Quality

Step 3Search Preference Videos or Paste Netflix Video URL to Downloader

You can type any keywords or the URL of the movies or TV shows that you want to download, and then press the “Enter” button directly. The downloader will display all related videos.

Copy and Paste Netflix Video URL

Step 4Download Movies or TV Shows

Find the movies or TV shows that you want to download and directly click the download icon (Download icon) of each title to start downloading.

Downloading Netflix Videos

Extra TipsAdvanced Download

Netflix Video Downloader for Mac added advanced download settings that enable you to select the audio track and subtitle as needed. You can decide to download the audio track(s) and subtitle(s) in specific language(s). Besides, you can specify the video quality of the downloaded videos in resolution (480p, 720p, or 1080p).

For TV Shows: Please click on the download icon, and you will find the ‘Advanced Download’ button in the bottom left corner. Please click on the button to open the window.

For Movies: Please click on the Advanced Download icon Advanced Download icon beside the download icon to open the window.

Advanced Download setting

Step 5Check Downloaded History

After downloading, you can click on Library to find the well downloaded videos from local drive.

View history

Now, you have downloaded the videos you need and saved as mp4 files on your Mac.

The Netflix videos are well downloaded and you can watch them offline on your Mac. Besides, you can also transfer the downloaded videos to other devices for offline playback. If you are interested in knowing more about Netflix Video Downloader, please click here.

Note: The free trial version of Netflix Video Downloader has the same features as the full version, but it only enables you to download the first 5 minutes of each video. To download the whole Netflix videos, you are suggested to purchase the full version.