How to Convert Netflix Videos to MKV without Losing Quality

Although Netflix offers its users the option to download and save videos locally on Windows 10, iOS, and Android devices, there is no way for users to download Netflix videos in the format they really want. For the users who want to download Netflix MKV formats and keep HD quality of videos, a dedicated Netflix Video Downloader is the only option.

SameMovie Netflix Video downloader is such a professional video downloader for Netflix users. Compared with the video screen recording software, SameMovie Netflix Video Downloader supports directly downloading movies and TV shows from Netflix to MKV or MP4 format in HD quality (1080p and 720p) without needing the recording process. After downloading, subtitle (internal, external, or hardcode) languages and audio tracks will be preserved, and the output video and video are in perfect sync, without the black screen.

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Why Do You Need to Download and Convert Netflix Videos to MKV?

MKV is a Matroska multimedia container format that is capable of encapsulating video, multiple audio tracks, and subtitles into a single file. Because MKV is open-source and supports different types of video, audio, and subtitles encoding, including descriptions, ratings, cover art, and even chapter points, it serves as the best encapsulation format of high-definition movies and TV shows, especially the Blu-ray video, and foreign language videos.

How to Download and Convert Netflix Videos to MKV

Now let's learn how to download and convert Netflix videos to MKV with Netflix Video Downloader in the following part.

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STEP 1 Launch Netflix Video Downloader

Click the Download button above to have the installation package on your computer. When the installation process is finished, open Netflix Video Downloader, then sign in with your Netflix account.

Please note the downloader will not record any information from your account.

STEP 2 Adjust the Download, Account, and Advanced Settings

You can change the "Download Settings", "Account Settings", and "Advanced Settings" according to your preference. To begin with, click the "Setting" button in the top right corner of the application.

On the "Download Settings" option, you can change the Video Format to MKV, the Video Quality to High, Medium, and Low, the Audio Type to Original or AD audio track; select the audio tracks and subtitle language and save subtitles as the Internal, External, or Hardcode subtitles.

On the "Account Settings" option, you can log in or log out of your Netflix account.

On the "Advanced" option, you can allow "Enable hardware acceleration when available" to enhance the download ability by using the GPU of the graphics card.

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STEP 3 Copy and Paste URL or Search Videos

Open Netflix in the browser and find the video you want to download, then copy and paste the link of the Netflix video to Netflix Video Downloader. Or you can search for movies and TV shows of Netflix by typing its name or title in the search box.

Then press the "Enter" button on your keyboard, then Netflix Video Downloader will load the videos according to the video link or the search keywords.

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STEP 4 Choose Advanced Download Settings

For Netflix TV shows, you can click the download button button to choose the download quality (1080p, 720p, and 480p), audios, and subtitles languages.

For Netflix movies, you can click the advanced setting button button to open the "Advanced Download" window to select the download quality, audio tracks, and subtitles.

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STEP 5 Start Downloading Netflix Videos to MKV

After all settings are done, you can hit the "Download" button to start downloading and converting the Netflix videos to MKV format.

When it finishes the downloading process, you can check the well-downloaded Netflix video on the "Library" tab.

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How can you play the downloaded MKV videos? Do not worry, although MKV isn’t an industry standard and not all media players support it, you can use VLC or Any Video Converter to play MKV videos without downloading the appropriate codecs.

If you are wondering if there is a way to play Netflix videos on the VLC media player, you can follow this tutorial to find another feasible approach to help you download and stream Netflix movies and TV shows on the VLC media player.

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