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How to Capture Netflix Stream

Nov 18, 2020• Proven solutions

Whatever your reason, it is no secret that Netflix is a guilty pleasure for many people. From juicy TV Sitcoms, to action and thriller movies it has a little bit for absolutely everyone.

But what happens when you're taking a long train journey or flight overseas and you do not have any access to WiFi to watch the shows that you love? One of the best solution is to capture stream straight from Netflix itself so you can watch it at a later date.

Part 1: The Easiest Way to Record Netflix Streaming Videos

Wondershare Filmora9  is actually an editing software that with is next software update is due to add a screen recording and therefore a capture steam function. The software itself has actually been rated 4/5 stars.

The screen recording feature in Filmora9 enables you to record any type of video from the full screen of your device to just a small part of the screen. Filmora9 can be used as a brilliant alternative editing software to Windows Movie Maker and iMovie for those on Macs. To make sure that the whole Netflix Stream is recorded including the sound, you need to make sure that the open speaker recorder button is on. To record the capture stream audio.

Step 1: Download & Install the program

Step 2: Once opened on the upper left corner of the interface you will notice a record button, click this. Here you can either record from webcam or record computer screen.

Step 3: Select what recording mode you want, what audio output, drag the icon to choose which area you want to record.

Step 4: Choose more options bottom right if necessary. Including implementing hotkeys

Step 5: Click record icon

Step 6: Stop recording

Step 7: Video is automatically saved to the software timeline for you to edit and save.

Part 2: Use Free Software Available Online

Open Broadcaster Software is a stream recording software that is very easy to use when recording movies and live streams. If your using Windows 7, or 8 this software is great it is completely free and is open-sourced as well.

It has a high-performance recording software for both its video and audio recorder, it is very much easy to navigate, the configuration settings are vast but again easy to use. There are many functions to this software that just need a bit of exploration. So here is how to use it.

Step 1: Download & Install Software

Step 2: Right click and add Monitor Capture

Step 3: Change the broadcast settings to record locally to computer. Settings -> Broadcast settings -> File output only -> Apply

Step 4: Encoding. You want anywhere from 6000kbs to 12000kbs.

Step 5: Set audio codecs to 128 AAC -> Apply settings

Step 6: Video. Choose your resolution and frame rate -> Apply

Step 7: Audio. Set up microphone and volumes -> Apply

Step 8: Press Ok

Step 9: Preview screen to make sure everything is working

Step 10: Once you have decided the settings are okay

Step 11: Press the record button

Step 12: End capture stream when ready

Video is automatically saved to the chosen file output.

Here are just two ways to capture the stream from Netflix, they are easy to use reliable software that anyone can use.

Liza Brown
Liza Brown is a writer and a lover of all things video.