Download Videos from Hotstar– Since Hotstar Live App was released, it has been a popular and trending app for all the hard work that the developer has put into it. When the very first version patch of Hotstar was into the Play-store i.e., the version 1.0 it was a peak time in the broadcasting industry in the early time of it was in live in February 2015 the first week which is right before the Cricket World Cup was in the picture which was the only initial idea for developing the app.
This was actually a plus point of the app itself for Star India. And today you can actually get most of the Television content on Hotstar you have to name from watching TV reality shows, Cricket matches, movies, serials and so on. Even though many imitations of Hotstar were made like Voot, SunNext, and Spuul they couldn’t stand up to the level. And with the provision of premium membership user can actually access content even as soon as it is uploaded. The famous Game of Thrones: Season 7 is streamed on Hotstar (only for premium members) for Indian viewers; this small example gives a clear picture of all the great content available.
Download Videos from Hotstar
So we’ve seen evolution story of it, what if you want to watch videos from any-part and anytime on the globe? Here comes a real challenge for the team and they’ve officially announced“Offline videos for Hotstar.” They put their word up to the mark“Go, Solo”. I’m here to provide you the best alternatives for downloading the videos from Hotstar on to your mobile or PC devices.
The app itself provides a feature for saving offline. But wait! That is only restricted up to few videos. What about the other videos? Don’t worry buddy you’ve got the right page follow the steps mentioned below and there you got your favorite on your device.
How to Download Videos From Hotstar (4 Method)
Method 1: Official Method (restricted mode)
- Make sure you are connected to Wi-Fi/Mobile data
- Open up your app on your Mobile/PC and click on the search icon
- Enter your video label and find your video in the library menu
- Scroll down to find the image of download button like this and tap on the download symbol and select your choice of video quality
And there you go, it all happens in the background and once the video gets downloaded get yourself popcorn enjoy your movie/show.
Method 2: Download from browser
You might be wondering what if the video doesn’t support offline option mode the follow the steps mentioned below for downloading the videos/movies from Hotstar. This method can be followed as same even for mobile devices
- Open any basic browser available on your mobile/PC device and type down (for English web page) From Here
- Next, copy the video page URL and paste it in the box available
- Click on the Get download link as shown in the picture
And there you get the links for your favorite movie, select the quality you want and download and as simple as it chooses
Method 3: Using Command prompt (on PC)
Here in this method works quite well and includes more work. In this method, you will need Command Prompt that comes pre-installed on pretty much every PC and Hotstar video downloader (link provided below) a software that will help you in downloading and make sure you have software’s (like WinRar)that will enable you to access files with .rar extension.
So as soon as you download the file, you’ll have to extract it into any specific destination that you want to it to be on your computer
- Once you extract and open the folder, you are able to see a window like this. And double tap on the highlighted icon on the image a file holding name “hotstatlivestreamer” which is an of Windows Batch type
- Soon you click on the file icon, it’ll open a pop-up that is a command prompt (cmd) on the screen as shown below: mentioning to paste the link of the targeted file that you want to download
- Copy the URL of the targeted video which you want, simply open up the Hotstar official website, search for the video and copy the URL from the address menu and paste it into the command prompt.
- Please don’t forget to write the quality in which you want to download the video as mentioned below and type D (means to download ) then hit ENTER key on your keyboard to start download
- After downloading of the video required you can find the video in a section of the folder, you extracted previously, and I usually recommend you to save it on the desktop for easier access.
Method 4: The Videoder App (for Android devices)
I personally use this app and this the best and efficient way for one to download any video from Hotstar without making any mess and cracking brains in figuring out the way to download the video. This app isn’t available on Google Play-store, so please click on the below link to enjoy your experience
- Soon as you download from the link mentioned above, install the application
- To allow “Unknown sources” installation on the device follow the steps mentioned in the picture
- Once the app is installed, open it and go to Hotstar official website through the app
- Search for your movie/show and click on the red download button as shown below
- And select the download quality of the video and set your download location on your device (on device/ external memory). Else you can also stream within the app without any advertisements popping up on the screen
- Finally, Click on START DOWNLOAD button and relax until the video gets downloaded and get the best movie/show experience on your palm
Finally, Now you can download the hotstar videos free from the hotstar app. We have mentioned the official method for downloading videos, but that one will save your favorite videos in the app. But in other methods, a user can download any video from hotstar and watch those videos on any device.
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