Recently there has been a trending quote that goes by “Netflix and chill”. This is because Netflix has been one of the best movies and TV shows providers. Some of the most famous TV shows produced by Netflix include Stranger Things, The Crown, Black Mirror and much more. Choosing a name for the company was a drawn-out process and originally, Netflix was called Kibble. Netflix spends a staggering $150 million every year to improve its recommendation system so that customers spend less time deciding on what to watch. In July 2019, Elon Musk announced that users would also be able to stream Netflix in their Tesla cars. These are very interesting facts about Netflix, and they show just how big this media giant is. However downloading a video from Netflix might not be as simple as you might have thought, and in most cases it is not allowed due to policies. So you might find asking yourself “how can I watch Netflix movies on my TV?” We will introduce ways for you to download and stream Netflix movies and TV shows on your TV.
Part 1: Download Netflix Movies to TV with Leawo Video Downloader
Leawo Video Downloader is a perfect example of how Leawo Software strives to provide best applications for users. Coupled with advanced downloading technologies that are very simple for the user, you can download videos from over 1000 websites at 6x faster speed than competing software, and in-fact most videos you see online can be easily downloaded. Leawo Video Downloader can even support up to 4K resolution for downloading the videos which will provide you with high quality videos. By default, Netflix can only allow you to download videos when you are an authorized user, but this software will make that process even simpler. Some videos can also not be downloaded from many websites because of restrictions imposed on them, but Leawo Video Downloader will also make that process simpler. The following steps will show you how to stream Netflix movies to your TV, after you have downloaded them, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Launch the Leawo Video Downloader module. It is integrated into Leawo Prof. Media, so launch it by clicking “Video Downloader” from the available modules.
Step 2: Visit the Netflix website. This program has a built-in web browser from where you can visit websites, which by default directs you to YouTube. Type-in the Netflix address and search for the TV show or movie you wish to download. Alternatively, you can paste the link of the Netflix video in the search bar.
Step 3: Set the download directory. Click the “Settings” icon represented by an icon, and navigate to the “Downloader” tab. From there, set the directory on the “Save videos to:” box.
Step 4: Download the Netflix video. When you open the video link, a sidebar will popup which will show you the linked videos. Click the download icon, and it will immediately start downloading. You can see the progress on the “Downloading” tab.
Step 5: Enjoy your downloaded Netflix movie(s). The best way to play Netflix movies on TV is after you have downloaded them with Leawo Video Downloader. After the video finishes downloading, go to the “Downloaded” section. From there, you can play the video(s), or you can navigate to the download location if you click “File Location”. You can also transfer them to Leawo Video Converter if you wish to convert them.
Part 2: Download Netflix Movies to TV with Open Broadcaster Software
Open Broadcaster Software is a Windows, Mac OS and Linux streaming and recording program that is best optimized for services like YouTube live, Twitch game streaming, Facebook game streaming and much more. You can also use this software to record video and audio of your computer, which essentially means that you will also be able to record and save Netflix videos to watch on your TV. However, recording takes time as you will be forced to do so from the start to the end, without a means of accelerating the process. You should also note that you will not be able to use your computer during the process of recording as that will only end up messing the output video(s). To start, follow the steps below.
Step 1: After downloading and installing the software, right click and add “Monitor Capture”. Change the broadcast settings to record locally to the computer in “Settings” under”Broadcast settings”.
Step 2: Set your encoding settings. First set your audio codecs, then set up your microphone and volumes. After that, set your video options, resolutions and frame rates.
Step 3: Start recording. After you have finished with your settings, visit the Netflix website, navigate to the show you want to record and hit the record button to start recording.
Part 3: Download Netflix Movies to TV with Cam Studio
CamStudio is a Windows-only software that can record all screen and audio activity on your computer then save it in the AVI video format. You will also get total control of the output video, like being able to record the whole screen or a section of it. You can also choose the quality of the recording depending on your preferences, which means smaller videos for less quality and vise-Versa. You can record Netflix TV shows, but since this is essentially recording, it will take a very considerable amount of time as you will have to record from the start to the end of the video(s). This also means that there is no batch processing, and you will also not be able to use your computer during recording. CamStudio also records audio from the speakers, hence you will have to make sure the surroundings are quiet to capture the audio of the video(s). To start, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Download and install CamStudio on your Windows computer, then launch it. Afterwards, open your web browser and navigate to the Netflix website, and open the TV show you wish to record/ download.
Step 2: Select the size of the region you wish to record, since the default option is a small portion of your computer’s screen. Set the audio recording options which include the speaker and built in microphone. After finishing, save your settings.
Step 3: Hit record to start. Once you have finished with the options, click the record button to start. Minimize the Cam Studio window so that it does not interfere with the recording process, and make sure that your computer stays on during the recording process.
Part 4：Download Netflix Movies to TV with ClipConverter
ClipConverter is an online converter, which is very convenient for people who do not like installing softwares on their computers. There are two ways of conversion that is through pasting website links of the videos or uploading directly from your computer. However, websites like Netflix are unfortunately not supported by this service because of restrictions and copyright protection. You will also have to note that there are daily limits in terms of file sizes and numbers. You can use this service if you wish to download videos from other websites like YouTube, Vimeo etc. To start downloading videos, visit any of the supported websites and follow the steps below.
Step 1: Enter the website URL which contains the video file, or upload the file from your local disk by clicking “… or Upload and Convert File”.
Step 2: Select the conversion format by clicking the format you want for the output of the video. In this case, click and select “MP4” video.
Step 3: When the website has finished fetching your video from the relevant website, click “Download” to start downloading the converter video.
Part 5: Transfer downloaded Netflix Movies to TV
After you have successfully downloaded your Netflix movie or TV show(s), the next step is to transfer them to your TV, grab some popcorn and start watching. The traditional method is to simply copy the downloaded videos to your USB flash drive, or SmartCasting if you are using a SmartTV. We will show you how to stream movies from Netflix to your TV.
To play the movies from a USB storage device, find the downloaded Netflix videos when you have finished downloading. Copy them to the USB device, and simply stick it to the TV, which should automatically recognize your USB device. Make sure that the downloaded Netflix video is also in the MP4 video format which is always supported by all devices. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to begin playing the movies.
Step 1: ChromeCast and AirPlay are the most common ways to cast. Launch the respective application on your mobile phone, and make sure that the downloaded Netflix video(s) is also saved to your phone. The smart casting app will automatically look for the TV, and make sure both the phone and the TV are connected to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: Click on “Start Mirroring” or “AirPlay to Device” to start mirroring on the TV you selected in the previous step.
Step 3: After that, the process is automatic and you will see your mobile device’s screen being broadcasted on the TV. Open your downloaded Netflix movie or TV show on the phone and it will also begin broadcasting on your TV.