How to Keep HBOMax Downloads Forever

Like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, and other video-streaming services, HBO Max supports its users with an ad-free plan to download various video content for offline viewing.

Keep HBOMax Downloads Forever

With the HBO Max app, you just go to open the content you wish to download and tap the Download icon to save it on your device. Wait for the download to finish or tap the stop button at any time to pause. When you're ready to watch offline, tap the profile icon and tap Downloads. To delete, tap Edit and select the X button.

HBO Max Downloads Expiration Date Limits

After you download the video to your mobile device, unwatched downloads expire after 30 days, and you have 48 hours to finish once you start watching. Downloads will also automatically expire when the show or movie leaves HBO Max. Expired content can be renewed when you're connected to the internet, and the same videos can be renewed multiple times. Just tap the expired download and select Renew.

What if you want to keep HBO Max downloads forever, what to do?

Solution – Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader

You already know the many limitations of downloading via the app, so if you don't want those limitations and keep the videos for a long time, you need to turn to a third-party video downloader tool, here recommend you Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader.

Kigo will help users download their favorite movies and TV shows from HBO Max to their computerwith the audio tracks and subtitle files kept. You can also choose the output format between MP4 and MKV. There are no restrictions on these downloaded video files, and you can still play them freely even after 30 days or if you do not renew your HBO Max subscription. You can choose whether to download videos embedded with subtitles or to preserve subtitles as an editable external file, which can be added to the video anytime you want.

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.

Kigo comes with a search box inside the program, so you can search directly by video title or keyword, or you can copy the video link to Kigo. In the latest version, Kigo offers up to 10 audio tracks and subtitle options for users to choose from.

How to Download HBO Max Videos Offline with Kigo

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

First of all, Kigo is a download program that is only supported in the Windows version and the Mac version, so you can choose the right version to download and install according to your computer system.

Step1. Login to HBO Max account and output settings

At first, you need to login with your Max account to go on.

Login with HBO Max Account

Click on the Settings tab on the top right corner of the window to set the output format, video quality and so on. From the Download Settings option, you can set MP4 or MKV as the output video format. And you can also set the download video quality, audio type, subtitle language, output folder and more as you need.

basic settings

Step2. Find the movies and add.

Browse and find the movie you want to download, and click to open the detail page.

add movie from

When the "Download" button in the lower right corner turns blue. Click the blue Download icon, and Kigo will automatically parse the information about the video and import it to the download list.

Step3. Select "Advanced Download" settings.

In the newly opened window, select the video quality, audio track language and subtitle language.

set video quality

Step4. Start downloading movie from

Once you have finished the above setup, the last step is to click the "Download" button to start downloading.

downloading movie from

After the downloading, you can click "Library" - "Folder icon" to locate the downloaded videos directly. And then you can play these downloaded videos offline as you wish.

find downloaded movie


With videos downloaded through Kigo HBOMax Video Downloader, you no longer need to worry about expiration dates or other restrictions on the videos. You also don't have to be a subscriber to the Ad-free plan, even if you are an Ad Supported subscriber you can still download videos. These downloaded videos will remain on your computer for a long time, unless you delete them voluntarily.

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