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[2021] Best 5 Ways to Record Netflix Videos on PC in High Quality

When it comes to recording Netflix videos on PC, we tend to think of all types of video screen recording software. Indeed, most of the video screen recording software works perfectly for this purpose. However, due to the codec, media player, video overlay, copyright protection from the website, or copy-protection function of the browser, you may encounter some problems when using the recording software. To enhance the experience when you record the videos from Netflix, here we introduce the best two methods that help you successfully record Netflix videos to PC with HD quality (up to 1080p) kept.

Why Do You need to Record Netflix Videos?

1) While the platform allows its members to download movies and TV shows on Windows 10 laptop, iOS, and Android devices, there are some limitations set in place which prohibits users from downloading too many movies or TV shows. For example, a user can download a maximum of 100 titles of a single device at the given time. And not all titles on Netflix are available for downloading.

2) The downloaded titles from Netflix can be only viewed on the Netflix app. You can not open the titles on other media players like VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, and etc. You can not also transfer the downloaded titles to other devices, because they will be turned out unrecognizable files.

In these circumstances, you will need to record Netflix videos so that you can download the titles that are not allowed to download via the Netflix app, what's more, the downloaded titles can be viewed on all of the media players and also transferred to your USB drive, iPad, SD card for offline watching.

Method 1: Record Netflix Videos on PC with Netflix Video Downloader

The video screen recording software is a feasible method to download and save Netflix videos to local files that are highly compatible with most of the media players. However, you may encounter some problems when using the screen record software, for example, the recorded video is a black screen with sound, or the video and audio are out of sync.

To avoid these situations, you can try the specialized Netflix Video Downloader - FlixiCam. It is different from the traditional streaming video recorders because it adopts the more advanced and unique method to record Netflix videos to a PC directly by copying & pasting the video link or search the videos of Netflix within the program. In this method, you can record Netflix videos with higher video quality (up to 1080p), and save multiple audio tracks and subtitles.

Netflix Video Downloader

  • Record Netflix movies, TV shows documentaries to MP4 and MKV.
  • Record Netflix videos with HD (1080p and 720p) quality kept.
  • Keep multiple language subtitles and audio tracks.
  • Smart search for Netflix movies, TV shows, documentaries.
  • Support fast multi-stream and multi-video downloading.
netflix video downloader

recommend Let's look at how to record Netflix videos to PC to MP4 or MKV with 1080p or 720p quality, and multiple audio tracks & subtitles kept

Step 1

Run FlixiCam Netflix Video Downloader

Click the Free Download button above to have the installation package on your Windows 10, 8, and 7. When the installation process finished, open FlixiCam.

The trial version of FlixiCam only allows you to download the first 10 minutes of each video, so you can purchase a license to download the full movies and TV shows from Netflix.

Step 2

Settings

You can change the Download Setting and Account Setting according to your preference. To begin with, click the "Setting" button to change the Video Quality (High, Medium, and Low), the Audio Type (Original or AD audio track), select the audio tracks and subtitles.

setting
Step 3

Copy and paste URL or search for the preference video

FlixiCam supports adding Netflix videos by copying and pasting the video URL and searching for the preference video.

Copy and paste URL: Open Netflix in the browser and open the video you want to download, then and copy its link. Back to FlixiCam and paste the video link in the search box.

Search videos of Netflix: search for movies and TV shows of Netflix by typing its name or keywords in FlixiCam.

Then press the "Enter" button on your keyboard, then FlixiCam will load the videos according to the video link or the search keywords.

main interface
Step 4

Advanced Download settings

FlixiCam supports grabbing and downloading movies and TV shows from Netflix. For Netflix TV shows, you can click download button and select the seasons and the titles you want to download from the prompt. Then click the "Advanced Download" button and select the download quality, audio track, and subtitles specifically.

For Netflix movies, you can click the advanced setting button button to open the "Advanced Download" window and select the download quality, audio tracks, and subtitles.

advanced settings
Step 5

Start downloading

Hit the "Download" button to start recording Netflix videos. It will record Netflix videos in MP4 or MKV format with the HD quality kept.

When it finishes the downloading process, you can check the well-downloaded Netflix video by clicking "Library".

start recording netflix videos

Pros:

check mark It is more advanced than the traditional video screen recording software. It downloads Netflix videos with higher quality, and multiple subtitles & audio tracks kept;

check mark You can download Netflix videos with FlixiCam on the background, without interrupting your other work.

check mark It runs more smoothly and stably, so you will never encounter problems that happen on the video screen recording software.

Cons:

x mark It requires higher computer configurations and a more stable Internet connection, otherwise, it will take much longer to finish the downloading process.

x mark The program is for personal use only. Do not share the downloaded material with others in any way.


Method 2: Record Netflix Videos on PC with Any Video Converter Ultimate

Any Video Converter Ultimate is an easy-to-use and full-featured screen recording tool that allows you to easily capture streaming videos from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, etc, and anything on the screen including media player windows, online video web pages, rectangular/freehand regions, desktop activities. Any Video Converter Ultimate also works as a DVD converter & burner, online video & music downloader as well as video converter and editor, so it is an all-in-one application that you can use for enhancing your video experience.

Any Video Converter Ultimate

  • Record Netflix videos with high output efficiency and quality.
  • Download videos and music from YouTube and 100+ sites in batch.
  • Convert Video & DVDs & CDs to 200+ formats for various devices.
  • Edit video clips with the cut, crop, flip, and special effects.
  • Burn any video to blank DVD disc to create DVDs.
  • Support NVIDIA NVENC/AMD AMF/Intel QSV Hardware acceleration.
netflix video recorder

recommend Let's come to the tutorial on how to record the Netflix videos on PC with Any Video Converter Ultimate.

Step 1

Open Any Video Converter Ultimate

Download and install Any Video Converter Ultimate on Windows PC, then run this Netflix video recorder. On the main interface of Any Video Converter Ultimate, click the "Record Video" tab to open the video recording window.

record netflix video
Step 2

Change the screen recording settings

Click the "Setting" button at the upper-right of Any Video Converter Ultimate and select the "Screen Record" option. On the "Screen Record" window, you can change the folder for storing temporary recording files, customize the Video Encoder parameters including FPS, Codec, Profile, and Quality, and change the Audio Encoder parameters including Codec, Bitrate, Channels, and Frequency.

change the record settings
Step 3

Start recording Netflix video

Open the Netflix website in the Firefox browser and open the video you want to record. Next, back to Any Video Converter Ultimate and click the "Record Screen" button, then the program can detect the recording area automatically and mark it with a green rectangle. You can adjust the wanted recording area by drawing the green rectangle with your cursor.

record netflix video

Or you can also double-click on the red region to change the recording area to full-screen mode.

record menu

After everything is ready, you can play the video that you want to record and click the record button button to start recording video from Netflix. And you can press "Ctrl + F10" to hide the recording window.

Step 4

Check the recorded Netflix videos

Click the record button button or press "Ctrl + F7" to stop the recording process. Once the recording task is finished, the recorded video will be generated and shown on the main window of the program, and the recorded video was automatically saved as MP4 format by default, with H264 or H265 video codec.

check the recorded netflix videos

Pros:

check mark An all-in-one application that allows you to record Netflix videos, convert Netflix videos to other more video formats including MP4, MKV, M4V, AVI, WMV, M2TS, etc, burn Netflix videos to DVD, play the recorded Netflix video with the built-in video player, and edit the video with the video editor.

check mark You can customize the recording setting according to your preferences.

Cons:

x mark You need to open the Netflix video on Firefox to start recording.

Some tips and tricks you may need when recording the video screen:

If you use a high-end NVIDIA/AMD/Intel graphics card, you will be able to enhance the recording ability of Any Video Converter Ultimate by using the GPU of the graphics card.

1. If you use GTX 600 series or higher graphics cards, you can choose H.264 Codec to record the video screen at high speed, with a high compression ratio, and in high quality.

2. If you use GTX 950 series or higher graphics cards, you can choose HEVC (H.265) Codec to record the video screen at high speed, with higher quality and smaller file size.

3. If your graphics card supports AMD App Acceleration, you can choose HEVC (H.265)/H.264 Codec to record the video screen at high speed with high quality kept.

4. If your CPU supports Intel® Core, you can choose HEVC and H.264 Codec to record the video screen at high speed with high quality kept.


Method 3: Record Netflix Videos on PC with Audials Movie

Audials Movie is also a Netflix video recorder that you can use to record the Netflix videos with subtitles, and HD quality kept. It records Netflix videos as MP4 or MKV files for personal use and it is also applicable to other streaming services including Amazon Prime, Disney Plus, Hulu, and YouTube. So if you have subscribed to several video streaming services, Audials Movie is your best choice.

Step 1

Download, install and start Audials Movie on your computer. Then switch to the "Video Streaming" section.

record netflix videos with audials
Step 2

Click "Netflix" in Audials "Video Streaming" section. Then open netflix.com in your Chrome or Firefox browser and select the movie or TV episode that you want to record.

Step 3

The recording of the video stream will start directly when playing the video. When the recording process is complete the movie or episode will be transferred to the Audials playlist on the right side of your screen.

Pros:

check mark Record Netflix whole series at once, and at 2x high-speed record.

Cons:

x mark No Mac version.


Method 4: Record Netflix Videos with Bandicam Screen Recorder

Bandicam is a lightweight screen recorder software for Windows that can capture video screens from Netflix, and anything on your PC screen as high-quality video (MP4 or AVI). Bandicam records the streamed Netflix videos with ease and allows users to select the recording area, from 320x240 to 1920x1080, or record the full screen directly.

Step 1

Download/install Bandicam and change the recording settings, including record area, format, video and audio codec, etc.

record netflix videos with bandicam
Step 2

Click the "Start Record" button on the home page and open netflix.com in your Firefox browser and select the movie or TV episode that you want to record.

Step 3

After recording, go to "Home - Videos" to check the captured Netflix videos.

record netflix videos with bandicam

Pros:

check mark Record Netflix video with the advanced and customized presets.

check mark It supports scheduling a time to start recording at a specific time.

Cons:

x mark No Mac version.


Method 5: Record Netflix Videos with FlixGrab+

FlixGrab+ is a tool that enables you to grab movies, TV shows, and documentaries from Netflix on your computer so that you can enjoy the Netflix videos even when you do not have Internet. This program comes with a clean interface that includes a short tutorial on how you can get started. It is a very easy-to-use Netflix video downloader. All you need to do is copy a video link from your browser to the clipboard, then paste the URL and the download should start immediately.

Step 1

Start FlixGrab+ on your Windows PC.

Step 2

Open netflix.com in your Firefox browser and select the movie or TV episode that you want to record, then copy the video link from your browser to the clipboard.

record netflix videos with flixgrab+
Step 3

Press the "🡣" button to start downloading Netflix videos.

record netflix videos with flixgrab+

Pros:

check mark It lets you download the original quality video from low resolution (240p) to high definition (1080p).

check mark It supports subtitles in TTML format.

Cons:

x mark No Mac version.


Conclusion:

Do not know how to choose video screen recording software or the Netflix video downloader to download Netflix videos for your personal use? This is up to your daily use habits: if you are a heavy Netflix user who is particular about the video quality, you can use FlixiCam Netflix Video Downloader or FlixGrab+ to record Netflix videos to the computer with the best video quality kept. If you want a comprehensive video tool to tackle your divergent needs, you can choose Any Video Converter Ultimate to record the video screen from Netflix. Or you can use the dedicated streamed video recorders including Audials Movie, Bandicam to record Netflix videos on your PC.

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