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How to Screen Record Netflix on PC, Mac, and Smartphones

Liza Brown
Liza Brown
Originally published Nov 20, 21, updated May 20, 24

We are seeing a surge in the use of OTT platforms and the era of cable TV has almost come to an end. There are various apps that are offering a range of TV shows and movies right under a click. Among these apps, just a few have been able to capture a good share of the market and one of them is Netflix. You can record the screen using any feature-packed recorder. To screen record Netflix, we are going to discuss multiple methods for all the devices you might have.

The platform allows 5 users on a single account and users can opt for an appropriate plan based on their usage. It can easily be accessed on a smartphone or a website. The app will allow you to download your favorite show or series; however, you will have to settle for an alternate method on the website. Now, without any further adieu, let's dive into the details.

Part 1. Record Netflix on Windows PC

There are a plethora of tools available for Windows PC but there are just a few of them that have the capability to offer users a high-quality screen recording. The one we are going to recommend is Filmora. This computer screen recorder comes loaded with features that are useful while recording the screen along with post-editing.

There is an inbuilt editor that offers a plethora of options and tools to give your recorded footage a professional look. Filmora packs all the features that are used by the creators who are making tutorials for their online audience. Features like screen drawing and annotation are also widely used by the teachers who are taking online classes.

How to record screen with Filmora

Step 1. Run Filmora and then click "PC Screen" from the main interface to launch the recorder.

filmora screen recorder

Step 2. Then a new window will show up, and you can click the "Settings" to customize the recording parameters.

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Step 3. Select the recording area and then click on the red button to start screen recording.

Step 4. Once the recording process completes, the file will be opened in the editor, you can appy any effects as you want.

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Part 2. How to Record Netflix on Mac

The question that is doing the rounds in your head regarding Netflix screen recorder on Mac has not any complicated answer. Mac is known for its versatility and it also comes with a basic set of apps to easily navigate through the workflow. To record the screen on Mac, you don't need to go for any third-party app. You can use the QuickTime Player to watch the media, as well as record the screen. We are going to offer a step-by-step guide on the process of recording any Netflix show or movie using this player.

quicktime screen recorder

How to record?

Step 1. Launch the QuickTime Player app and you can start the screen recording by pressing the Ctrl key and clicking on the app icon. Here, you will get the New Screen Recording button. Click on it.

Step 2. Once you click it, a new dialog box will appear with a few controls. You will need to click on the Record button to get started with the Netflix screen record. Click on it to access the dropdown menu to select the mic input. It will also allow you to enable mouse clicks.

Step 3. As you will click the Record button, it will give you a drag and drop tool to select the area. Once you have selected the screen, you can click on the Start Recording button.

Step 4. Once done, you can click the Stop Recording button by right-clicking on the app icon.

Part 3. Record Netflix on Mobile

Now, as we have discussed the process that you need to follow on the PC and Mac, it's time for the iOS and Android devices.

For iPhone

Apple offers you an integrated solution that allows you to record the screen. We are going to discuss the steps below.

iphone screen recording

Step 1. Launch the Settings app and then scroll to the Control Center tab. Tap on it and go to the Customize Controls button.

Step 2. You will need to fetch the Screen Recording button to the top. Scroll down to find the tab and then tap on the + icon to add it to the Control Center.

Step 3. Now, swipe from the right corner on the top, and here you will find the Recording icon. You can tap on it to get the Enable Mic button to add the mic input to the video.

Step 4. We are going to use these steps for how to screen record Netflix on iPhone so the mic option isn't needed here.

Step 5. Launch the Netflix app and get it ready with the content that you are going to record. Press the Record button and it will give you a buffer time of 3 seconds.

For Android

On this open-source platform, users will not get any integrated recording software. You will have to download a third-party application, we recommend going for AZ Screen Recorder. We are going to discuss a few steps that you need to follow on your smartphone to record the screen.

az screen recorder

Step 1. From the Play Store, find the AZ Screen Recorder and install it on the device.

Step 2. Once the installation is completed, launch the app and it will greet you with a few options that are used to set up the recorder.

Step 3. Scroll to the top and you will need to tap on the gear icon to get to the Settings page. You will find the number of toggles to turn on/off. You will also get the option of setting up the countdown timer.

Step 4. Scroll down below to the Resolution tab and click on it to select the one according to your preference. The top most will be FHD.

Step 5. The users will also get the Record Audio toggle to enable the mic input. You will also get the Camera toggle to add webcam footage on the screen. It can also be resized according to your preference.

Step 6. You will get the quick ball with a number of options. It will reside on all the screens and you will get to access quick settings at any moment.

Part 4. Record Netflix Video Online

There are various users who are on the devices that aren't quite high in terms of specs and performance. These devices don't have much higher storage and to resolve the issue, you will have to find the one that works online.

We would recommend going for the Apowersoft Screen Recorder. In this section, we are going to discuss the steps you need to follow. It's basically a browser extension and will also use minimal memory. Launch the browser and enter the term Apowersoft Screen Recorder. Click on the first link.

apowersoft online screen recorder

Step 1. The Apowersoft homepage will appear and you will get the Start Recording button. You can also click on the Download App button. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Step 2. Launch the app and it will greet you with a compact control center. Use the drag and drop tool to select the area that you want to record.

Step 3. The control center will allow you to set the custom resolution along with the option to turn on/off the mic along with the system sound.

Step 4. Launch the Netflix app and hit the Record button.

Step 5. You can hit the gear icon to access multiple advanced settings. Here is a snapshot of the features that you will get here.

The Bottom Line

We hope that you are able to find the answer to the question of how to screen record on Netflix through the methods that we have discussed here. Screen recording tools are quite versatile and there are various creators who have produced multiple guides and tutorials using these tools. Users will get the option of adding the mic input along with the system sounds. These screen recorders will also give you the option of setting the video format to export.