Two Methods to Download Hulu Shows and Movies With Any Plans

Written by Ashley Rowell
Last updated Apr 23, 2024 / Category: Howto & Guides

There are two different plans that gives users access to thousands of ad-free shows and movies from the Hulu streaming library: Hulu (No Ads) for $11.99/month & Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV for $70.99/month. Whether you choose to subscribe, you can download Hulu videos offline with Hulu app from the Hulu streaming library.

As you know that if you have installed the latest Hulu app on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch (iOS 12.0 and above), Android phones and tablets (Android 5.0 and above, Screen size of at least 800x480 pixels), Amazon Fire Tablets ( Fire OS 5 or higher), it is simple to download Hulu movies or TV shows offline, and you can play these videos without internet connection like on a travel or on the airplane.

Download Hulu Videos Offline

According to your mobile device or your computer, the methods to download episodes or movies from Hulu are different. You can find one suitable for yourself from the both two methods.

Method 1. How to Download TV Shows Offline with Hulu App (Hulu No Ads Plan Only)

To make sure the downloading successfully, please install the latest version of Hulu app on your mobile devices.

  1. First please make sure connect your mobile devices to a Wi-Fi network, or enable cellular downloading.
  2. Open Hulu app and go to Search icon from the global navigation bar.
  3. Tap Downloadable from the menu.
  4. Swipe through the various collections to browse.
  5. Select the movie or show you’d like to download.
    For movies, press the Download button from the Details page.
    For TV shows, select the Episodes tab to find downloadable episodes. If an episode is available for offline viewing, tap the Download icon next to it.
  6. Go to Downloads from the global navigation bar to monitor downloads in progress

In addition, if you already know what you’re looking for, you can type in the movie or show into the Search bar. Just keep in mind that download availability varies from title to title.

Method 2. How to download TV Shows and Movies from Hulu with Kigo Hulu Video Downloader (Any Plans)

Sometimes while some Hulu videos are leaving Hulu, or you want to save downloaded Hulu movies or TV episodes to One Drive, or iCloud and so on, you need to download these Hulu videos on your computer. Hulu doesn’t support a simple method to download videos offline like its App (built-in download). Any method to download Hulu TV episode or movies on laptop.

Kigo Hulu Video Downloader gives you a simple yet helpful solution to download movies or TV shows from Hulu and save them to MP4 or MKV format with HD quality. The whole or some audio track and subtitles can be also downloaded at the same time.

Hulu Video Downloader
  • Support downloading Hulu videos including movies and TV shows.
  • Retain audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Download Hulu videos in MP4 / MKV format.
  • Support AC3 audio and HD video downloading.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.

Detailed Guide to Use Kigo to Download Hulu TV Episodes or Movies

After you download the latest version of Hulu Video Downloader and install on your computer, please click to launch Kigo on your PC.

Step 1. Select the Website and Login to Hulu Account.

Select the website (Hulu US or Hulu Japan) you want to download from.

select the website you want to download

Then click "LOG IN" to sign in with your Hulu account.

Log in to Hulu account

Kigo Hulu Video Downloader will not take any information out of your account. More declaimer about privacy.

Step 2. Select Output Settings.

Click the "Gear" icon to set the the output format (MP4 / MKV), output quality (Low, Medium, High), audio track language, subtitle language and so on.

basic settings

Step 3. Add Hulu TV Episodes.

Browse Hulu's homepage to find the TV show you want to download, or you can search by the TV Show name in the search box. Then click the details page.

add Hulu video

When the gray "Download" button turns green, click the "Download" button. Kigo will automatically parse all information about this video. In the newly listed window, you can select the TV's episode you want to download.

select the episode

Step 4. Select "Advanced Download" Settings.

Click the "Advanced Download" button at the bottom left corner of the window to select specific video quality, audio tracks and subtitles with different bitrate.

advanced download settings

Step 5. Start to Download Hulu TV Episodes.

Click the "Download" button to start downloading TV episodes from Hulu to your computer.

downloading hulu video

After the Hulu episodes downloading, you can click "Library" - "Folder icon" to locate the downloaded episodes directly.

hulu downloaded video


There are so many fascinating TV series and episodes including Hulu original series on Hulu. It is necessary to download Hulu videos offline. And then even without internet, you can still play these Hulu episodes as you like. Of course with Kigo Hulu Video Downloader, the downloaded Hulu videos can also be played on Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, Roku, RealPlayer, Amazon Fire TV, Microsoft Xbox 360.

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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