The Online entertainment industry is witnessing a boom in India and the biggest players like YouTube, hotstar, hulu and TVF have the biggest bite of the market share. I am going to concentrate on hotstar as it is widely popular India for live events, daily soaps, movies and original web-series. Although, the streaming speed and as per the availability of different content is concerned hotstar is very impressive. It has more than 65000 hours of videos available. The UI is also very easy to understand, and to operate within one page to another.
But, this article is about downloading stuff from hotstar. Yes, that’s right you can Download all the content which you can stream online. The downloading is easily available, but it can be done in a different way, the downloaded content won’t be saved in your SD card or phone storage, but it will be saved in your hotstar app only. It is very similar to the YouTube offline feature. Download the stuff and then it will be played offline but within the App only.
All you have to do is Download the latest version of the Application and then you need to sign in and create your account with a legit phone number and mail ID. Now you have to log in, once you log in you have to play your favorite videos and then click on Download offline button and the downloading process will be started. It will saved in your App, and you watch it later.
How to save the videos in your in your Windows and Mac –
As I told you from hotstar the downloaded video can’t be saved to your SD card and phone storage, but there’s a way from it can be saved in your PC or Mac. To do that, successfully we have to use an emulator and as we all know the first name which comes to our mind when we talk about emulators is Bluestacks. It’s the most popular and most download emulator which is definitely trustworthy and has a community of more then 130 million active users. Blustacks can let you download all your favorite Android Applications. Fro the people who are more concerned about their privacy and security I would to tell all of them that Bluestacks is safe and won’t breach or misuse the information. your Windows PC or mac. So let’s go straight o the steps.
- First of all, you have to Download Blustacks App from its official website.
- Once the Downloading is done install it on your PC install it in your device.
- Open the Application, and in the search box you have to search name “hotstar for PC”. After that, you’ll be redirected to Google playstore.
- Download and install the hotstar for PC application your PC or mac and you will open it, then you will be able to watch all the downloaded stuff from hotstar can be watched in your PC and Mac.
Thus, were the methods to download and watch hotstar videos on your PC or Mac –
Download Hotstar Video Using FetchFile –
Now, this trick is also very helpful. Here, we’re going to use a website called FetchFile. The website is very popular to let you download the hotstar videos. Videos will be downloaded in any available format in hotstar like 480p, HD, FullHD, UltraHD. The website also allows you to save the downloaded videos in Dropbox.
- First of all, open the website FetchFile.net.
2. Then, you have the copy the URL of the hotstar video and paste it in.
3. Then click on Download button, and the downloading of the video will be started.
Thus, were the two methods from which you can Download the hotstar videos without any hassle.
Why it is needful –
Well there are many platform fro watching stuff online, but all the platforms don’t provide downloading facility to the external card or phone storage. As m4entioned above in the article that the downloading can be done but can be watched within the Application only. That is a serious problem because we’re not always free to watch something at the same movement we got in the Application.
So, the facility of Downloading necessary in all the Applications, so as hotstar. That’ why look for the method on the Internet, I found one and shared it with all you guys. Now, you can use the methods to download and also share it with your friends.
Final Verdict –
Finally, I need to tell all you guys that both the methods are completely working and you won’t face any problwem with both the any of them. While, downloading you won’t face any difficulties if you follow the instructions properly, you will easily the do the task successfully. Moreover, as the first method is concerned, if you want to choose any other emulator then Bluestacks then you can also do that, but my suggestion would be only Blustacks.
Thus was my views and thoughts on downloading videos and movies from hotstar. If you have any queries feel free to contact me in the comments section below.