What are the best resources to record Netflix or Hulu videos?

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    #1PlayOn

    PlayOn

    PlayOn is a software and streaming media which allows users to record and download videos from various online streaming channels. This can be used for Hulu, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, and more. 

    Software

    Windows, Kodi, iOS, Android

    Free- Varies by plan

    Susan Jackson
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "my bestfriend doesn't have a netflix account and recording is the only way I thought of to share with her the movie she's been wanting to watch. I used the playon software for recording the movie on netflix and I like that I was able to record the entire film without stopping..."
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    #2Movavi Screen Recorder

    Movavi Screen Recorder

    Movavi Screen Recorder is a software that enables users to record their screen. It can also capture videos from online streaming sites in high-definition. It has no watermarks and it allows unlimited recording time.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Madison Chavez
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "I wanted to try recording my desktop whenever I watch on Netflix (just so I could make my friends watch the episodes offline) and when I saved the copy, got surprised that its in good quality. Thank you movavi!!"
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    #3Screencast-O-Matic

    Screencast-O-Matic

    Screencast-O-Matic is a free screen recorder which is used by many educators as a tool for creating instructive demos or tutorials on PC. Users can also add narration using a microphone.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Kathryn Berry
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "Everybody likes free and im one of those people. LOL anyways, screencast o matic is preetty easy to use, didn't have trouble recording a fav episode I watch on netflx."
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    #4Camstudio

    Camstudio

    CamStudio is a free and open source app screen recorder which can record all audio and screen activity on a Windows computer. Recorded screens are available for download as SWF and AVI formats only.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Gary Weaver
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "Heard a lot of positive reviews about Camstudio and that its a perfect tool for recording Hulu videos., Finally had the time to use it and I can say that the reviews are accurate!"
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    #5Screencastify

    Screencastify

    Screencastify is a Google Chrome extension that enables users to record everything going on in one of their browser tabs or on their whole PC desktop. It records professional quality videos which can also be shared on YouTube.

    Software

    Chrome

    Free

    Johnny Peterson
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "For me, this is the best way to record videos on Netflix or Hulu becoz it's an extension for chrome so it won't take so much space on your computer compared to software programs out there. Tried it and it's good for recording, quality is perfect!!!!"
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    #6Bandicam

    Bandicam

    Bandicam is a free screen recorder for computers with Windows operating system. It is can record only a specific part of a user's PC screen. Although the software has a free version, a license can also be bought to open more features.

    Software

    Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Lisa Rivera
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "I discovered this from my colleague, she uses it whenever she wants to record a game play. And I figured its also a great tool to record videos from youtube and hulu so yeahhhh I also installed the software on my laptop."
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    #7Rylstim Screen Recorder

    Rylstim Screen Recorder
    Rylstim Screen Recorder is a perfect tool if you want to make a simple recording: select codec, frame rate and storage location and the app will record until you say so. It is also available in portable version.
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Kathleen Porter
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "I know it sounds illegal but I screen-record some movies on netflix so I can watch them online when we go back to the Island on vacation. Really helpful tool for meee!!!"
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    #8Free Screen Video Recorder

    Free Screen Video Recorder

    Free Screen Video Recorder is a software developed by 7thShare. This software allows users to record screen video with audio via microphone. It captures online videos, calls, or even games in HD.

    Software

    Windows

    $49- Free trial available

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    #9Any Video Converter Ultimate

    Any Video Converter Ultimate
    Convert videos, remove iTunes DRM, convert Apple music to mp3 and more. Any Video Converter Ultimate is the premium version (free version also available) of a multifunction video converter.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $59.95- Varies by plan

    Frances White
    Written on January 18, 2019
    "Any Video Converter Ultimate is an easy to use and powerful screen video recording program, with which you can easily capture streaming videos from Hulu, Metacafe, NetFlix, YouTube, Blockbuster, iTunes, Vimeo, MySpace, etc. It is also available to record anything on the screen including media player windows, protected iTunes rental video, rental DVD movies, online video web pages, rectangular/freehand regions, desktop activities even the full screen."
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    #10Open Broadcaster Software

    Open Broadcaster Software
    Open Broadcaster Software, also known as OBS, is a free and open-source program for video recording and live streaming. It supports YouTube, Mixer, and Twitch platforms. It is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Lauren Griffin
    Written on September 29, 2018
    "I took the software for windows since I heard that its free. (It is) and tried recording a particular scene of my fav tv show from netflix, 13rw... the software worked and it's in high quality."

Summary

Best What are the best resources to record Netflix or Hulu videos
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1PlayOnSoftware 11 Free
2Movavi Screen RecorderSoftware 7 Free
3Screencast-O-MaticSoftware 6 Free
4CamstudioSoftware 4 Free
5ScreencastifySoftware 4 Free
6BandicamSoftware 4 Free
7Rylstim Screen RecorderSoftware 1 Free
8Free Screen Video RecorderSoftware 0 Paid
9Any Video Converter UltimateSoftware 0 Paid
10Open Broadcaster SoftwareSoftware -1 Free
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