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How to Download Netflix Movies to the iPad?


The popular DVD-by-mail rental service Netflix is now also an online rental service. If you are a Netflix subscriber and have the Netflix App installed on your iPad, you can watch as many online movies as you like, as often as you like, as part of your subscription. But because the movies stream, rather than download, you have to be connected to the internet while watching. So if you have a long plane flight and wanted to be able to watch movies on iPad, or what if there is a weak Wi-Fi only? Is it possible to download movies from Netflix for watching offline? Here you can get some help.

The Video Converter Pro from Wondershare is a great no-nonsense alternative solution. This app runs on Windows (Windows 8 included), iut allows you to convert between all popular video formats, and download any web video from Netfilx, YouTube, Google Video, Facebook, Hulu and more.

After the installation of the iPad Video Converter, you then can hit the “Start” menu of your computer again. At this time, you can see a “Wondershare Video Recorder” option there. Just click it to pop up the note and go to the Netflix site to find and play the video you want. Promptly, this Netflix video downloader can automatically detect the video playing. You can see there is a red rectangle surrounding the video screen and a “Record” option showing above the video. This app is designed to capture the screen in the red recording area and record the computer sound. So during recording, make sure the Netflix video is always playing visibly and smoothly, with no other sound interference.

The next, click the REC button to download movies from Netflix. If necessary, before this, you may also customize the download time by yourself and then tick the “Stop in” option next to the button. When the video is fully downloaded or you stop the download, the netflix movie will be automatically saved on your computer and shown in front of your eyes.

Most of the Netflix movie may not the format iPad supported. So, you need convert the downloaded netflix movies to iPad format. Just drag the downloaded files to this app, hit the¬†“Format” icon on the right side to open the output format window, select an output format you want in the “Format” or “Device” category. The Video Converter specailly provides iPad preset to make the output video look good on your iPad screen after the conversion.

After the conversion, you can transfer the output files to your Apple device via iTunes and watch the converted Netflix on iPad as you wish. Have fun.

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