How to store Netflix downloads on an SD card

Download Netflix TV shows and movies on Mac

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Andrea
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Netflix is the most popular streaming service that offers a wide variety of award-winning TV shows, movies, anime, documentaries, and more. Netflix offers 3 plans: Basic($9.99/month), Standard($15.49/month) and Premium($19.99/month). The differences are video quality and number of devices you can watch on at the same time and have downloads on.

Netflix allows you to download TV shows and movies from the Netflix app on iOS, Android, Windows and Amazon Fire tablet so you can watch them offline. However, only Android or Amazon Fire device supports downloading TV shows and movies to SD card.

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Option 1 Download Netflix videos to SD card directly on your Android or Amazon Fire device

You can store downloaded TV shows and movies to an installed SD card on your Android or Amazon Fire device. To use Netflix's external storage feature, users only need to select "Download Location" in the Netflix App to move movies in offline viewing mode to the MicroSD, and then they can catch up with the show anytime and anywhere regardless of the Internet speed.

  1. Open the Netflix app and tap More  or your profile icon  .
  2. Select App Settings.
  3. Under Downloads, select Download Location.
  4. Select where you would like to store your downloads.

Netflix Video Downloader

This will change the storage location of future downloads. TV shows and movies you have already downloaded will remain where they are.

This could provide users with an interesting new way to consume their video content. In theory, it could allow users to download far more TV show episodes and movies than they otherwise would, and build up a huge catalog of offline videos. However, there is a limit to the number of simultaneous downloads a member can make at one time (up to 100 active downloads per device), as well as a limit on how long a download will remain accessible. This ensures that the feature is used for its intended purpose. In addition, users will not be able to share the SD card between multiple devices, as the content on the card can only be played on the device from which it was originally downloaded. Downloads will expire after a period of time, and some have a limit on how many times they can be downloaded per year. Some titles will expire 48 hours after you first press play. Titles that are no longer available on Netflix will expire when they leave the service, regardless of when they were downloaded.

To get rid of above download limitations, the best way is to download Netflix TV shows and movies to MP4 on Mac or Windows with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader and then transfer to SD card.

Option 2 Download Netflix TV shows and movies to MP4 and then move to SD card

Theoretically, Android phones can support MicroSD cards of up to 512 GB or even 1 T, which can hold about 1600 episodes for a one-hour series, which can store almost all mainstream series. However, if you download Netflix titles from Netflix app, you can only have up to 100 active downloads at a time per device. By downloading Netflix TV shows and movies to MP4 with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader, you can download as many episodes as you like and then transfer them to SD card.

Since iPadOS and iOS 13, Apple has finally added much-requested support for external storage connectivity on iPhone and iPad. Now you can connect a USB drive or an SD card reader to the charging port on your iPhone using a compatible connector or adapter. You can use the Files app and other supported apps to access files stored on these external devices. However, Netflix doesn't add the feature to download content to SD card on iOS devices. To download Netflix videos to SD card and play them iOS devices you will also need Pazu Netflix Video Downloader.

What is Pazu Netflix Video Downloader

Pazu Netflix Video Downloader is specially designed for Netflix users to download any movie or TV shows from Netflix in MP4 or MKV format with HD quality, multi-language audio tracks and subtitles kept.

Netflix Video Downloader

Netflix Video Downloader

Download Netflix movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality.

  • Download movies & TV shows from Netflix.
  • Download video in 1080P.
  • Preserve audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Fast downloading speed.

Download Netflix TV shows and movies on Mac with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader

Step 1. Download, install and launch Pazu Netflix Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows

Log in your Netflix account. Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a registration. If you haven't, go ahead with the free trial version.

Netflix Video Downloader

Step 2. Search movie/TV shows by name or copy&paste the video url you want to download

Netflix Video Downloader

Netflix Video Downloader

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Click icon to change

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese

Netflix Video Downloader

Step 4. Click Download icon

Click icon to select episodes you want to download. Then click Download.

Netflix Video Downloader

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