Download Videos from Hotstar:- Hotstar is one of the most popular apps which is downloaded on the PlayStore in India. The Star India develops this app mainly for watching the cricket matches, but it was gradually increasing its fame. Based on its popularity later Star India extends this service to Movies, TV Serials, and Reality Shows. Now, This app is the most rated one which will allow streaming the television content on both mobile and PC with free of cost.
Hotstar is available in the mass following platforms like Android and IOS. So, no need to worry at all to watch the best shows which are telecasting on the televisions. As like the Premium apps like Sun next, Voot and Spull. It has the premium subscriptions too. Some of the prominent content is only available to the Premium Subscription users, but free users cannot get that. Meanwhile, you can download the videos offline irrespective with your plan either it is free or premium that doesn’t matter.
Hotstar itself providing the offline access to all customers but you can only download certain videos. So that means this is not allowed to download the all the videos which are available to stream. If the video, which you like most was preserved under this category. Now, what you do. There is not much struggle needed to download those videos. Those can be downloaded via third party apps. We will help you to download videos from Hotstar with different Methods.
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From this article, you can download videos from Hotstar on Android mobile and PC. Also included the official process but it has some limits which are already discussed in the above paragraphs. So, better to stick with unofficial methods to get a better result in both android and windows. These are the recommended methods to Download Videos From the Hotstar.
The advantage of the official method is there is no need of any extra app or process to be performed. Even you can download the videos on the IOS OS. This is easy method compare to all because of you can directly save the video in offline. But there are some limits. So you won’t get the download link of every video or movie on Hotstar. The Video which is allowed by the Hotstar team. So, it is available to save offline.
Method1:- Download Hotstar Videos directly to the Android and IOS
- Install Hotstar app from PlayStore | Apple Store (Skip this step if you already have an app installed on your device)
- Make sure you have working internet connection (Recommended to connect to WI-FI)
- Open the app. you will see the various categories in the apps home.
- Select the category or search the video using the search button or scrolling the library.
- After tapping on the video, you can notice that the Download symbol in below the video.
- Tap on download Button then you will be asked to select the resolution of the video.
- Now, Choose the any of the resolutions. It will start downloading in the background. You will get a notification once it is done. That’s it.
Method2:- Download Videos Using Videoder Android App
Videoder is one of the best apps to download not only the hot star videos also it will download the youtube videos in 4k and 8k resolution. It can be used for downloading videos from Facebook, Vimeo, Voot, Dailymotion and much more. Best third party app to do these things.
- Download Videoder Apk from Here (It is an out sourced app so that you cannot download via play store)
- When you try to install the app, you will get a popup which says you need to enable the Unknown Sources in the Settings.
- Now, Enable the Unknown Sources in the settings app.
- Install the Videoder app from the SD Card,
- Open up the Videoder app and as you can see that the Hotstar app icon on the Home page.
- Click on Hot Star icon. It will load the official Website Home page.
- Now choose the video which you want to download.
- Tap on the Red color Download button from the bottom of the screen. It will ask you the resolution of the video to download. Select the resolution and click on start button.
- The downloading process starts in the background. If you want to see the progress, then click on Download Symbol in the top right corner of the app.
Note:- The Videoder app could not download the video which contains the Premium tag.
Method3:- Download Using Browser
Using browser is the one of the best options for the Windows users, MAC users, Android and IOS users. This method not based on Operating system or Device. Just you need a browser to follow this process. Because it’s just a website that can be visited any of the devices.
- Open any browser on your PC or Mobile.
- Visit the website. Here is the Link
- Open Hotstar website from here.
- Choose any one of the videos.
- Copy the Video URL which you want to download.
- Paste the URL in the Above website. then it will show you some resolutions of the video. click on it.
Method4:- Download Videos & Movies from Hotstar on Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7 using Command Prompt
This is not a recommended method, but this is also the way to download videos from Hotstar. This requires some technical knowledge to perform. So, better to stay with browser process. And also a complicated process which needs an additional file. But there is a major advantage by using this process. You can download the videos which are having a Premium tag.
- At first download the Zip file from above.
- Extract the zip file using Winrar or related software.
- After Extracting the Zip file and store in the specific location. Then open the folder.
- Click on the hotstarlivestreamer.bat file. It will open the Command window.
- Now, paste the link (URL) of the video. Press Enter.
- It will show you available Streams like 234p 360p 404p 720p 1080p. Now, type the (quality) pixels EG:- 720p.
- Type d for downloading the video or p for streaming the video. Go with d because you aim to download videos from Hotstar.
- You will find the downloaded video in the Extracted Folder/Videos.
I think this is not a big matter to download Hotstar videos with android mobile. Using browser is the best method in my case. Even you can download premium tag videos with that one. I hope you like this article.
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