As everyone knows, Hulu allows you to freely download your content on your device and watch them offline so you will also be able to watch your favorite series without an internet connection when you are on the way out, or on a plane. However, Mac users can’t download the Hulu app as they can on PCs (Windows 10 or later) or tablets. So here comes the question: how to download Hulu videos and watch them offline on Mac?
- Part 1. Hulu Video Downloader for Mac
- Part 2. Guide to Download Hulu Videos to Mac with Kigo Hulu Video Downloader
Part 1. Hulu Video Downloader for Mac
Through the official method, you can't download Hulu shows and movies offline on Mac, you need to ask Kigo Hulu Video Downloader for help. Kigo offers users a solution to download movies or TV shows from Hulu to Mac without the Hulu app, and you can also save audio tracks and subtitles in many languages that are available on the Hulu web player.
Download various Hulu videos offline
With Kigo, you can download movies, TV shows including Hulu original series, and documentaries from Hulu to your Mac to play them offline.
Save Hulu videos in MP4 / MKV format
Kigo enables its users to store any Hulu video in MP4 or MKV format which is widely supported by many devices and media players like QuickTime Player, Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, and so on.
Keep Audio Tracks with 5.1 audio
5.1 audio is more and more popular. If possible, Kigo is capable of downloading Dolby Digital 5.1 cinema-quality sound.
Retain Subtitles while downloading
Various subtitles are used to meet its users from different regions. And you can also download the various subtitles with Kigo, and then play it on VLC Media Player to select different subtitles.
Three modes to save Subtitles
Kigo also supports three subtitle saving modes: Internal subtitles, External subtitles, and Hardcode subtitles.
Save Subtitles in SRT format
SRT and VTT, these two formats are still the most used formats for storing external subtitles. Kigo supports two subtitle formats, so you can choose to download them according to your needs.
Part 2. Guide to Download Hulu Videos to Mac with Kigo
With a simple and clean interface, Kigo Hulu Video Downloader allows you to add all seasons of TV series or only one episode to the download queue as you like and will download them one by one automatically.
Step 1. Select Output Settings.
Launch Hulu Video Downloader on your Mac. Both Hulu (with Ads) and Hulu (No Ads) plans can be used to download Hulu videos. After you launch Kigo Hulu Video Downloader on your PC, 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 Video Format option, you can set MP4 or MKV as the output video format, here we choose MP4 format. And you can also set the download video quality (High, Medium and Low), audio language, subtitle language, output folder, and more as you need.
Step 2. Add Movies or TV Series from Hulu.
Kigo has built-in with a smart search engine, and you can input the video title to search and add videos. Or you can copy and paste the Hulu video URL to or drag videos' link to Kigo.
If this is your first-time login, you need to sign in with your Hulu account to go on. After the login, now the search results will list on the program. Please note that both Hulu (with Ads) and Hulu (No Ads) plans can be used to download Hulu videos with Kigo.
Please note that Kigo Hulu Video Downloader will not take any information out of your account. More declaimer about privacy.
Step 3. Customize "Advanced Download" Settings.
You can click "Advanced Download" to open the video quality, audio track and subtitles setting window, which you can set with bitrates, audio codec and so on.
If you are trying to download a TV show, simply click the Download icon, followed that a window will pop up allowing you to select titles as well as seasons, and to choose audio track and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download" at the bottom left corner. And you can also set the output video quality according to your need.
If you try to download a movie, please click to open the window.
Step 4. Start to Download Hulu Video.
Now you can click the "Download" button to start downloading movies or TV series from Hulu to your Mac.
After the downloading, you can click "Library" - "Folder icon" to locate the downloaded Hulu videos directly.
All downloaded videos can now be played offline on your Mac, and you can also open them through these players in QuickTime, VLC Media Player, 5KPlayer and so on. And you are no longer worried that the downloaded videos will expire after 48 hours after first playing or become inaccessible when the titles leave the service.
Please note that, the free trial version of the Kigo Hulu Video Downloader has the same features as the full version, but it only enables you to download the first 5 minutes of each video. To unlock the limitation, you are suggested to purchase the full version.
Videos from Hulu™ are copyrighted. Any redistribution of it without the consent of the copyright owners may be a violation of the law in most countries, including the USA. KigoSoft is not affiliated with Hulu™, nor the company that owns the trademark rights to Hulu™. This page is provided for compatibility purposes only, and in no case should be considered an endorsement of KigoSoft products by any associated 3rd party.