How to Play Netflix on 5KPlayer for Mac

If you are looking for non-QuickTime video player for Mac and their alternatives, both VLC or 5KPlayer are the wise choice to play videos on Mac.

5KPlayer is an all-around great media player for Mac that has a few tricks up its sleeve. Apart from supporting a wide range of formats, the player also works as a video downloader and converter. But the most impressive thing about 5KPlayer is the DLNA and AirPlay support which allows users to stream video across their devices.

5KPlayer is very simple to use, has many of the top features as other higher quality video players. AirPlay connectivity, video and audio equalizer, downloading from YouTube, Dailymotion, Facebook, Vimeo and others and a very reliable video to audio converter are just a few of the highlight features of 5KPlayer.

Play Netflix on 5KPlayer for Mac

Play Netflix Downloads on 5KPlayer for Mac

Like what we have seen above, 5KPlayer supports downloading from YouTube, Dailymotion, Facebook, Vimeo and so on. If you are Netflix subscriber, is there any method to play Netflix downloaded movies or TV series on 5KPlayer for Mac?

Here recommend you Kigo Netflix Downloader for Mac, which is mainly produced to help users download various Netflix contents including TV series and movies from Netflix to Mac and save to MP4 format at the same time. And you can also keep the audio track including AD description and 5.1 surround audio and the subtitles as you like.

Netflix Video Downloader
  • Support downloading movies, TV shows and original series in MP4 or MKV.
  • All and some the audio tracks and subtitles will be kept.
  • Download up to 1080p HD videos.
  • Support H.265 and H.264.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.

Guide to Download Netflix Videos and Play on 5KPlayer for Mac

Firstly click the download button to download and install Kigo Netflix Downloader on your Mac.

Step 1. Copy Netflix movies' url or search directly to add the videos you want to download.

If you have the Netflix movies' url you want to download, just copy and paste them to download. You can also search the movies by the name or keywords or drag movies' link to download.

Add Netflix Videos

If this is your first try, you need to login with your Netflix account to go on downloading.

Login Netflix

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

Step 2. Click the Download button.

After you login with your Netflix account, choose the video or TV shows to download.

If your version is the trial version, you can only download the first 5 minutes of videos with full function of the program. You can also purchase for the full version to download up to 1080p HD videos.

Trial Version

Step 3. Advanced Download Settings.

Kigo Netflix Video Downloader added advanced download settings to allow users to select the audio track and subtitle to meet their need. 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" in the bottom left corner. If you try to download a movie, please click to open the window.

Advanced Download Settings

Step 4. Start downloading.

Now you can click "Download" to start your Netflix movies downloading on Mac.

Once the downloading is finished, you can click the library - Show in Finder to find your downloaded videos on your Mac.

Step 5. Play Netflix Downloads on 5KPlayer

Open 5KPlayer on your Mac, connect Mac and TV under the same network. Tips: Make sure 5KPlayer DLNA server status is on. And then click DLNA icon on the top right corner, select the TV that you want to stream to, then play the downloaded Netflix videos with 5KPlayer.


You can watch Netflix on Mac with the browse, if you want to play them on your favorite video player like 5KPlayer, the only method is to download them from Netflix and then play on 5KPlayer for Mac.

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