How To Download Hotstar Videos on PC or Android?

Are you also wondering how to download Hotstar videos for your laptop, mobile, etc? It is not possible to download a Hotstar video for your PC from the official site of Hotstar. So, in this article, we are going to tell you all the possible ways which will help you to download Hotstar videos for both PC and your mobile. Let’s get into the video and know about these methods.

How To Download Hotstar Videos?

We are going to talk about 4 different methods that will help you in downloading Hotstar videos. You can follow whichever you find more appropriate:

1. Using Hotstar App

The first and most effective way is to download directly from the official application of Hotstar. Because yes, Hotstar allows you to download videos from its application. It is a very easy and small process which we are going to tell you. Here’s how you can download Hotstar videos from its app:

  1. First of all, make sure that you have the Hotstar app installed on your device. Launch the Hotstar app on your phone. Please do make sure that you are using a stable Internet connection. 
  2. Now, that you have opened the app, search for the content that you want to download.
  3. As soon as you will open that particular movie or show, you will see a download icon with the watchlist and share icons. You have to click on it.
  4. Hotstar will ask you about the resolution in which you want to download your video so choose as per your preference. It is basically deciding the quality of the video before downloading it. 
  5. And after selecting the quality, the downloading process will begin and once, it is completed you can watch it without an Internet connection.

This is the most effective way of downloading videos from Hotstar but the drawback is, you cannot share this video with someone else. You can watch it anytime without access to an Internet connection.

2. Using Hotstar Downloader 

The Hotstar Downloader is another medium in the form of a website that can be used to download Hotstar videos for free. This site is convenient in many ways such as it is a website and thus, one can run it on Windows, Linux, Mac OS and can easily download the videos in their PCs.

You can download any Hotstar movie, web series, sports events, etc. from this site. Here’s how to download Hotstar videos using Hotstar Downloader:

  1. The foremost thing to do is to add Allow CORS to whatever browser you are using either Chrome, Firefox, etc. It is necessary that you add it to the better functioning of this site.
  2. When you are done adding it on your browser, make sure that you turn it on by clicking on it.
  3. Now, you have to open the official website of Hotstar on your browser, log in to your account, and then, look for the content that you want to download.
  4. Simply, play the particular video and copy its URL from the address bar.
  5. Head back to the Hotstar Downloader site and paste this URL on the box available at its home page.
  6. And then, click on the Fetch button. Afterward, it will ask you to choose your preferred resolution/quality for the downloading video. Choose your preferred quality and click on the “Download” button.

That is it, after a while and when the downloading process ends, you can enjoy your favorite movie, series, TV show, etc. 

3. Using Command Prompt In Windows 10

Now, we are going to talk about how one can download Hotstar videos using CMD on Windows 10 PC. It is not a very tough process but I would recommend this method for those who have technical knowledge of computers. It is ideal for those who want to download the Hotstar video on their PC without any hassle. Here’s how you can download videos using CMD:

  1. We will require the Hotstar Live Streamer program before getting on with the rest of the process. So, you can download this program for your Windows 10 from here.
  2. Once you have downloaded it, you can use WinRar or any other tool to extract the file.
  3. Now, you will have to locate the folder on your PC. Then, you have to find and click on the hotstarlivestreamer.bat file, and, automatically it will take you to Command prompt.
  4. In the CMD, you will have to paste the URL of that particular video that you choose to download. You can copy the URL from the Hotstar official website.
  5. And finally, select your preferred quality of video from 234p, 360p, 404p, and 720p.

4. Using Acethinker

Acethinker Video Downloader is another one video downloader similar to Hotstar Video Downloader, it is a platform from where you can easily download your favorite Hotstar videos in a few minutes. The process is completely the same as of Hotstar Video downloader.

All you got to do is, open its website and then, head to Hotstar’s official website and copy the link of your content from there.

Come back to the Acethinker website and then, paste the URL and simply click on the “Download” button. Your video will be downloaded in no time with no problems. 


We have covered every possible method that can be used for downloading Hotstar videos. All these methods are considered to be effective and are safe to use. It is really easy to download any video that you like through the use of the above-mentioned sites.

Now, you can enjoy your preferred series, movies, even sports shows. We hope you liked reading this article, and if you have any queries then, please let us know in the comments below. 

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