Downloading movies & TV shows from Netflix is pretty simple and we only need to navigate to "Menu > Available for Download" to pick up the titles for download. This powerful feature does contribute to users' data saving. But yet it's not easy to locate the downloaded content, as they are hidden and protected. Luckily, this page will show you the "how" in detail and will also offer you an extra tip on how to transfer Netflix downloads without limitations.
The Netflix app is only available on Windows 10 Version 1607 (Anniversary Update) or later, so below we will guide to locate the Netflix download folder on Windows 10 PC. If your computer is Windows 7 or Windows 8 system, please check "How to Download Netflix Video on Windows 7 or Windows 8".
Step 1 Open the File Explorer by using "Windows + E" on your keyboard.
Step 2The Netflix folder is a hidden folder, by default. In this case, you need to go to the "View" tab and click on the "Options" button at the upper right corner.
Step 3 In the pop-up window, select the "View" tab, scroll to the settings of "Files and Folders", and select the option of "Show hidden files, folders, and drives" to enable it. Then please just click the "OK" button to save changes.
Step 4 Go to the File Explorer again and directly locate to "C:\Users\[USERNAME]\AppData\Local\Packages\4DF9E0F8.Netflix_mcm4njqhnhss8\LocalState\offlineInfo\downloads" and press "Enter" to open the Netflix download directory.
Tips: Here replace [USERNAME] with your current username.
Note: All files in the Netflix download folder are unknown data documents and all media players can not recognize them except the Netflix app.
Please follow the below steps to find out Netflix download directory if you are using an Android Phone.
Step 1 Open the File Manager on your Android phone.
Step 2 Just directly negative to "Device Storage > Android > data > com.netflix.mediaclient > files > Download > .of." to open the Netflix download folder.
If there isn't any file in the "Download" folder, you will be required to enable the ability to see hidden files by clicking "More > Show hidden files".
Note: All files in the ".of." folder are also unknown and they are all encrypted by Netflix.
Now that you've figured out how to locate the Netflix download folder. But it's a pity that we can't do anything on those encrypted files except playing them on Netflix app. So what if we would like to transfer the Netflix downloaded files to other devices for sharing & backup? Luckily, below you'll get a powerful tool, Netflix Video Downloader, to help you make everything smooth, including move Netflix content to other devices without any limits.
It's a powerful Netflix video helper, specially designed to help users download any movie & TV shows from Netflix as readable local files -- MP4 files. Configured with the advanced downloading core, Netflix Video Downloader empowers users to download all Netflix videos at lightning-fast speed with several subtitles and audio tracks retained. If you expect to transfer Netflix videos without restrictions, Netflix Video Downloader must be the best tool you can't miss.
Currently, the program is available in the Windows version only. Please download Netflix Video Downloader first before getting started.
Run Netflix Video Downloader on PC, then type any word in the search box to open a window, prompting you to log into your Netflix account.
Click the button on the upper right corner to customize the Output Quality (High, Medium, Low) and Output Path. You are suggested to choose "High" to get the 1080P / 720P video quality.
Please enter the name of movies & TV shows or just directly copy and paste the link of videos to Netflix Video Downloader, and then press the "Enter" button on your keyboard.
Tips: If you enter a movie name, the program will list all of the related videos.
Netflix Video Downloader empowers you to select your preferred audio track and subtitle before downloading. If you are trying to download a TV show, simply click the icon, following 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 right corner. If you try to download a movie, please click the icon to open the according window.
After finishing the above steps, please simply click the icon. Then the program will start downloading Netflix videos to the output folder you've chosen in the previous step.
Once the conversion is done, you can find the downloaded Netflix video in MP4 format by clicking the "Library" button or just directly opening the output folder. Then you can transfer those downloaded Netflix files to any other devices without a hassle.
Whether you expect to transfer Netflix downloads to other devices, or make a backup on your Netflix library, Netflix Video Downloader will not let you down.
Tips: Netflix Video Downloader provides the free trial version, which only allows you to download videos in lower quality (480p). To get videos in HD resolution, please purchase a license. Of course, it is suggested to download the trial version first to test whether it meets your needs for downloading.
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