Ever since Disney and Hotstar came together for the rebranded Disney+ Hotstar, it has emerged among one of the top OTT platforms right now. It offers you access to a wide range of Bollywood and Hollywood movies, access to a number of TV shows, besides some amazing Hotstar Specials.
Downloading Hotstar Videos through Official App
Probably you are already aware about the Disney+ Hotstar mobile application for iOS and Android users. You can simply tap on the download icon below the particular video for offline viewing on your smartphone. However, the official method does come with its own set of limitations. For instance, you cannot view your Disney+Hotstar downloads outside the official app.
There are also a bunch of other unofficial methods that you can try to overcome these limitations. In this article, we discuss two popular methods to easily download Hotstar videos on your desktop. These methods allow you to watch downloads outside the app as well as to transfer them to another device.
Step to download using Third Party Hotstar Downloader
- Install and add “Allow CORS” extension to your web browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox).
- Once you have successfully added it to the browser, click on the extension and turn on.
- Now, open the official Hotstar website on your PC and log in.
- Find the video you intend to download. Play it and copy its URL.
- Open Hotstar downloader.
- Paste copied link in the input box and press Enter.
- Choose video quality for the download and click on the “Download” button.
Step to download HotstarVideos Using the HotstarLiveStreamer program
- Download “hotstarlivestreamer” program.
- It is usually downloaded in a Zip form. So, extract the program from the downloaded zip file.
- Open the extracted folder on your PC.
- Double click on “hotstarlivestreamer.bat” file. It will open the Command Prompt window.
- Copy and paste the URL of requiredHotstar video using steps mentioned earlier in the command prompt.
- Select preferred video quality and then enter the option “d” to download the Hotstarvideo.
These are some of the top ways you can use to download Disney+ Hotstar videos on PC. If you found this article helpful, also share it with your friends on social media.