Facing restrictions while downloading videos from Hotstar? Say No More! Because Today I will guide you “How To Download HotStar Videos From PC And Android” step by step.
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A lot of people were asking can we download videos from Hotstar? So, that’s why I have decided to write some methods to download hot star videos. But before that, Let me give you a quick review of HotStar App (You can Skip If You Want).
HotStar Quick Review
As we all know that Hotstar is a famous live streaming platform where the Bollywood related Tv Shows, Dramas, Movies And a lot of other entertaining kinds of stuff are streamed as well as uploaded on daily basis. This app is very much famous in India because it contains shows related to Indian Drama/Film Industry.
Hotstar App for both Pc and Android allows us to watch/download our favorite Tv Shows, Cricket Matches, And Latest Bollywood news. But if you have a slow internet connection then you’ll not be able to watch them because the video will keep buffering. So the solution to this problem is to watch them after downloading.
But our problem doesn’t end here because we can’t download all the videos as Hot star’s downloading feature is limited. Which means we can watch all the shows available but can’t download them all.
Then What To Do?
Well, You don’t need to worry because I will tell you some short and easy peasy methods to download videos from HotStar. There are plenty of methods to download Hotstar videos from pc but I’ll only share the working and reliable ones.
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Methods That You Will Learn
- Basic And Legal Method that Hotstar it self-allow us. (Official Method)
- Using Command Prompt
- Using HotStar Video Downloader (For Windows And Android phone)
So, Let’s get started!
How To Download HotStar Videos On PC?
Method No. 1
Basic Method: Before Proceeding, Please keep that in mind that by using this method you will only able to download videos from Hotstar app officially has provided the link to download it.
Now Follow these simple steps to download from HotStar!
- Download and install Hotstar Apk From Google Play Store or From Apk Sites.
2. After installing, Simply run the application and search for the video you want to download (Like I searched for Naadan)
3. Now check if the download link is available or not by opening the video you searched for. If the link is available then select the resolution tap on the green download button to start downloading. But In case if the link isn’t available then you have to go with the method 2 or 3 to download Hotstar Drama or movies into pc.
Note: This method only allows you to download the videos in hot star app only which means, that whenever you’ll uninstall Hoststar Application from your phone, The Downloaded videos will vanish too.
Method No. 2
How To Download Hotstar Movies In Windows 7,8.1,10 (Using Command Prompt)
Well, This method looks a little bit complicated as compared to the first method which was on downloading Hotstar videos on mobile. But don’t worry because I will try my best to make it easy for you guys.
Note: You will need command prompt and a Hotstar video downloading software which will be provided below.
Just Follow these simple steps
- Download HotStar Video Downloader .rar file from Here (Important because it will kind of unlock the access to download the videos.
- After downloading, Extract the RAR files into a folder and open a file named HotStar Live Streamer (As Shown in the picture below).
3. After clicking on that file, A command prompt should pop up on your screen with the text “Paste The Link”(As shown in the image below).
4. Now, All you need is to copy and paste the link of a video/movie you want to download and for doing that, Visit Hot star’s Official webpage and copy the URL of the clip you wanna download into your pc and paste into the command prompt then press enter.
5. After pressing the enter button, The cmd will now ask you to select the quality of the video, In which you want to download in For Example: Write 720p (As Shown In Image Below).
6. Now, You will be asked if you wanna play or download this video. So, type y and press enter to download.
All Done 🙂 Your downloading will start after this last step and will be moved directly to the Videos folder (which is located in the extracted folder of Hotstar video download for windows 7 and above).
Method No. 3
Using 3rd party tool to download Hotstar Videos On Pc
Finally the last and easiest method to download movies and drama from HotStar into both smartphone and PC. The advantage of this method is that it doesn’t require you to download any software nor app.
The plus point of this method is that it can be applied using a smartphone too. All you need is a PC or an Android device with a fast internet connection.
Now let’s study this method
- First of all, Open PickVist.Net in a separate tab of your browser.
- Copy the URL of the video you want to download.
- Now copy the movie URL and paste it into the search bar of pick visit and press the download button or Enter Key.
- Now, Choose the video format you want like 1080p and click on the generate link button.
- All Done 🙂 Your video should start downloading soon.
Note: This method sometimes can stop working due to security updates of Hotstar. So, I will not advise you to use or rely on this method too much.
So, These were my all-time favorite methods to download HotStar Videos From PC. All of them are good and reliable. Always check if the video is downloadable officially through the Hotstar App.
If you will personally ask me, Then I’ll definitely recommend the 2nd method ( Which is Download HotStar For PC And download videos through it). This method is 100% legal and easy to use.
You can also watch this helpful video tutorial on How To Download Hotstar Videos From PC For Better Understanding!