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How to Record Netflix Videos in High Quality on PC?

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 or download Netflix videos to PC.

record netflix videos on pc

Method 1: Record Netflix Videos with Screen Recording Software

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 video screen 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.
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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.

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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 option 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.

Note: If you encounter the black screen issue with Netflix, it might be caused by the copy-protection function of the browser. To fix this issue, you can open the Netflix video on Firefox and try to record the video again.

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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 menu bar.

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. You can use the built-in video player to play the recorded Netflix video, or use the built-in video editor to clip, crop, add audio track, subtitle, and special effects to personalize your video.

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 When you open the Netflix video on your Chrome or Edge, you will encounter the black screen issue with Netflix. To fix this issue, you need to open the Netflix video on Firefox

x mark If you have an old, or low-end PC, you may encounter the video and audio out-of-sync issue. To fix this issue, you need to change the recording configuration: the video codec to H.264, frame rate to lower, quality to Normal.

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 2: Record Netflix Videos 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 download 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 download Netflix videos with higher video quality (up to 1080p), and save multiple audio tracks and subtitles.

Netflix Video Downloader

  • Download Netflix movies, TV shows documentaries and more.
  • Download Netflix videos with HD (1080p and 720p) quality kept.
  • Support downloading subtitles and audio tracks.
  • Support fast multi-stream and multi-video downloading.
  • Smart search for Netflix movies, TV shows, documentaries.
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recommend Let's look at how to download Netflix videos to PC with this powerful Netflix Video Downloader.

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 at the top right corner of the FlixiCam. On the Download Settings option, you can change the Video Quality to High, Medium, and Low; change the Audio Type to Original or AD audio track; select the audio tracks and subtitles. And you can select "Enable hardware acceleration when available" to enhance the download ability of FlixiCam by using the GPU of the graphics card.

setting
Step 3

Copy and paste URL or search videos of Netflix

FlixiCam supports adding Netflix videos to the program by copying and pasting the video URL and searching the videos of Netflix in the search box.

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 title 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 the download button button, then you can get a pop-up window, where requires you to select the seasons and the titles you want to download. On the lower-left of the pop-up window, you can 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

After all settings done, you can hit the "Download" button to start downloading the Netflix videos. It will download the Netflix videos in MP4 by default with the HD quality kept, so that you can play the downloaded Netflix videos on QuickTime Player, VLC Media Player, or other media player of your Mac.

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

start downloading 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.

Conclusion:

Do not know 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 to download Netflix videos to the computer. 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.