How to Download HBO Max Shows to MP4 on Computer

Written by Ashley Rowell

As one of the most popular video streaming services, HBO Max supports users a large amount of TV shows and movies from DC, TCM, CNN, TNT, Crunchyroll, Studio Ghibli, and others. It is well known that users can download shows and movies HBO Max app on your phone or tablet and watch them later when you're offline. However there is no corresponding app to download on the computer, that is to say, users can’t download HBO MAX shows directly to computer.

Download HBO Max TV shows to MP4

Don’t worry. If you want to download HBO Max to computer and watch them offline, let Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader help you. Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader is all-in-one HBO Max movies and TV shows including original series to MP4 / MKV downloader with HD video quality and at excellent download speed. All the audio tracks and subtitles can also be kept accompanied by download.

HBOMax Video Downloader
  • Download movies and TV shows from HBO Max to PC / Mac.
  • Select some or the whole audio tracks and subtitles to keep.
  • Download HBO Max videos to MP4 / MKV with HD videos.
  • Support AC3 and 5.1 audio downloading.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.

Guide to Download HBO Max's TV Shows on PC

In the following guide, we will show you how to use Kigo HBO Max Video Downloader to download HBO Max titles to MP4 or MKV format with high quality on the PC. Mac version has the same steps.

Please note that the software interface may be updated and we recommend checking the official tutorials for the latest instructions.

Step 1. Customize Output Settings.

Before you start, you need to login with your Max account to go on.

Login with HBO Max Account

Click on the Settings icon on the top right corner of the window to set the output format (MP4 / MKV), video quality (Low, Medium / High), and so on. Here you can choose MP4 as the output video format. And you can also save subtitles as internal subtitles, external subtitles, or hardcode subtitles, and the video codec between H.265 and H.264.

basic settings

Step 2. Add HBOMax TV Shows to Kigo.

Enter one word of the TV show name in the search bar and all related videos will be listed below, select the TV series you want to download and click on it to open the detail page.

Add The Last of US to Kigo

When the download button in the lower right corner turns blue.

Add The Last of US to Kigo

Click the blue Download icon, and Kigo will automatically parse the information about the video and import it to the download list.

select the episode

Step 3. Select the "Advanced Download" Settings.

Open the "Advanced Download" window by clicking the button in the lower left corner.

Advanced download settings

Depending on the quality and bitrates of the video, the final size of the video varies. You can choose the right output quality according to your needs. Warmly note that the acquisition of audio track language and the subtitles for your downloaded video is related to the profile language and the display language of the show/movie checked in the profile.

Step 4. Start Downloading TV Shows from HBO Max.

Now click the "Download" button to start the download the TV show from HBO Max to your computer. Even if you don't have the HBO Max app, you can still download and watch them offline.

Downloading HBO Max Shows

After the downloading, you can click "Library" - "Folder icon" to locate the downloaded TV Shows directly. And then you can play these downloaded videos offline on any devices as you like.

Tips to Download HBO Max Shows on with HBO Max App

Step 1. Open the App Store / Play Store on your iOS / Android mobile devices and search for HBO Max.

Step 2. Open your HBO Max app on your devices, search for the movie or show you want to download and tap on it.

Step 3. Tap Download. Wait until it is completed. And you can watch your downloaded contents by clicking on the Profile button in the bottom right.


When you try to download TV shows with HBO Max app, there are some limits which will stop you. Your account can have up to 30 downloads at one time (expired items are not counted). This is across all profiles and devices. Once you start watching a download, you have 48 hours to finish watching it before it expires. Once expired, you can renewor delete the download. Your account can have up to 5 copies of the same show or movie (across all profiles and devices). If you use Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader to download movies or TV shows to MP4 or MKV format to watch them offline, there is no need to worry any limits. And you have more freedom to watch and play the downloaded TV shows and movies.

Ashley Rowell
Ashley Rowell
Staff Writer

Ashley Rowell, a senior staff writer, is an expert in video and audio subjects, specializing in streaming video and audio conversion, downloading, and editing. She has a deep understanding of the video/audio settings for various devices and platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, Hulu, YouTube, etc, allowing for customized media files to meet your specific needs.

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