How to download Disney Plus movies and TV shows for offline viewing

Emma
August 26, 2022

Disney Plus rises to the top with its stable of family-friendly movies and programming. The platform continues to grow, reaching 129.8 million subscribers by the end of the fourth quarter of 2021. At $8 a month, it’s a bargain for people who love all things Disney, Marvel, Pixar and National Geographic. Viewers can find entertainment and educational content spanning nearly a decade. With a Disney Plus subscription you can watch up to four different shows on four different devices at once — whether they are on the go (with offline downloads supported) or on TV at home. 

Disney+ allows users to download Disney+ content on your supported mobile device so you can watch on the go when you don’t have an internet connection. These devices include:

  • Apple iPhones and iPads
  • Android phones and tablets
  • Amazon Fire tablet

Part 1 How to download a Disney+ movie

Regardless of your device type, the process for downloading Disney+ shows and movies is the same. Here we will take a iPhone 7 running iOS 15 as example. 

1. Open the Disney+ app. Sign up or log in.

2. Tap the “Home” tab to browse for a movie, or tap the magnifying glass icon to search the movie you want. 

3. Select the movie you wish to download.

4. Tap the download icon.

5. Wait for the download to finish.

Part 2 How to download a Disney+ TV show

1. Open the Disney+ app. Sign up or log in.

2. Tap the “Home” tab to browse, or tap the magnifying glass icon to search the TV show you want. 

3. Select the TV show you wish to download.

4. Swipe up until you see the season number dropdown, and tap the download icon to the right of it. 

5. To download a single episode, swipe up until you see the episode you want to download. Tap the download icon to the right of it. 

6. Once the download finished, go to the Download tab and select the show from the list of available downloads.  

However, there are some limitations. 

  • Some downloaded content may remain on your devices for a limited amount of time
  • Some titles may be unavailable for download from Disney+.
  • Logging out of your Disney+ account will remove all downloaded content from your device.
  • Download are only available within the Disney+ app.

Part 3 How to download Disney+ movies and TV shows on your Mac or Windows

Currently there is no Disney+ app for Windows and Mac. To watch Disney+ movies and TV shows on desktop or laptop, you will need a supported browser.

How to watch Disney Plus on Windows?

You can watch Disney Plus on a Windows desktop by using any of the four browsers mentioned below.

  • Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 and later
  • Firefox 68 and above on Windows 7 and later
  • Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 and later
  • Google Chrome 75 and above on Windows 7 and later

How to watch Disney Plus on macOS?

  • Chrome 75 or higher on macOS 10.10 and later
  • Safari 11 or higher on macOS 10.12 (Sierra) and later
  • Firefox 68 and above on macOS 10.9 and later

How to watch Disney Plus on Chrome OS (Chromebooks)?

You can stream Disney Plus on Chrome OS 79 and later. The native Chrome browser on Chromebooks can be used to watch Disney Plus content. Alternatively, you can also download the Disney Plus Android app on your Chromebook.

You can only stream Disney+ movies and TV shows with supported browser, but not download. So currently you can’t download Disney+ movies and TV shows on Mac and Windows directly. To do that, you will need a professional tool – Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader.

Movies and TV shows you downloaded with Disney+ app are only available within the app on the device where the content are downloaded, you can’t play them with other video player like VLC or transfer them to other device, SD card, USB drive or external hard drive. To watch Disney+ movies and TV shows more freely, you can download Disney+ content to MP4 with Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows. All you need to do is launch Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows, enter the content you want and hit download icon. Disney+ app is not needed.

The powerful Disney Plus video downloader is Pazu Disney Plus Downloader. Pazu Disney Plus Downloader is a useful app to download Disney+ videos on Windows and Mac while you have a connection to the Internet. The downloaded videos are saved to MP4/MKV in 720P, so you can watch them offline anywhere you want without Disney+ or website.

Disney+ Video Downloader

Download Disney+ movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality. 

  • Download movies & TV shows from Disney+.
  • Download video in 720P.
  • Preserve audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Fast downloading speed.

The following is the detailed tutorial to download movies and TV shows from Disney+ with Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader.

Step 1. Run Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows

Download, install and launch Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Disney+ 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.

Step 2. Add Disney+ movies/TV shows

Enter the movie/TV show title in the search field.

Or copy&paste the link of the movie/TV show from Disney+ website. Then click the Search icon.

Step 3. Customize the output settings

Click on the Setting button on the upper right corner to customize the video format (MP4/MKV), video codec (H264, H265), and output path, select the language of audio tracks and subtitles, etc.

  • 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

Step 4. Download Netflix movies or TV shows

Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader allows you to select specific audio tracks and subtitles for downloading.

If you are downloading a movie, there is a Setting icon next to the Download icon. Click it to choose the exact audios and subtitles languages. Click on the Download icon to start downloading the Netflix movie.

If you are downloading a TV show, after clicking the download icon. You will see all episodes and Setting buttons on the pop-up window. You need to select the episodes you want to download and click the Setting button to choose the exact audios and subtitles languages, then click the Download button.

Then click Download button on the right bottom corner. The downloading begins.