How to Download Hulu Video as MKV Files?

Hulu has become one of the most popular streaming services in the US, with millions of subscribers alongside Netflix and Amazon Prime. By paying a monthly subscription fee and having a decent internet connection, users can access a wide range of TV shows and movies on Hulu at any time. However, if you are using a limited or poor cellular connection on your mobile device, you may want to download Hulu movies and TV shows for offline viewing. Fortunately, Hulu allows its users to download content for offline viewing, with the download feature available for Hulu (No Ads) and Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV subscribers.

However, the download feature of Hulu has its limitations as Every man has his faults. For example, the subscribers of ad-supported plan can not download content to watch offline. And users can only have 25 downloads on five supported mobile devices at one time no matter what plan they have. What's worse, you’ll have only 48 hours to finish watching before the download be deleted automatically once you start playback.

If you are dissatisfied with these restrictions, you may be wondering if there is a way to bypass them. The answer is yes, with the help of SameMovie Hulu Video Downloader. In this article, we will explain how to use this tool to download Hulu videos as MKV files, allowing you to watch Hulu content without any limitations and save as many videos as you desire while retaining the highest possible quality.

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Tool Required: SameMovie Hulu Video Downloader

SameMovie Hulu Video Downloader lets you download any video from Hulu and then convert them to MKV or MP4 format files with no ads. Compared with the MP4 file, the MKV file downloaded by SameMovie supports higher audio quality and has more features packed into it, which is more close to the video and audio quality as they were on the platform. Besides, you can also save Hulu videos in 720p quality and EAC3/AC3 5.1 audio track for better offline entertainment.

Furthermore, SameMovie enables you to fastly download a whole series of Hulu shows with its batch download feature and hardware acceleration technology. To pursue the high-end technology based on user needs and market trends, SameMovie also provides updates on a regular basis. If you are a Hulu subscriber, SameMovie can be your best tool for viewing Hulu downloads offline without limitation.

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Features of SameMovie Hulu Video Downloader:
  • Keep multilingual subtitles and audio tracks
  • Download Hulu videos as MP4/MKV format
  • Batch download feature & fast download speed
  • Support using keywords & URLs to add videos
  • Free technical support & software update
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Here will show you how to download videos from Hulu in MKV format through Hulu Video Downloader step-by-step..

STEP 1 Launch Hulu Video Downloader

Click the ‘Download’ button (shown above) to download Hulu Video Downloader and install it on your Windows or Mac computer. Then, launch the program. You can see the clean interface below. After that, please enter a video link or casual video name in the search box to activate the login window and log into your Hulu account.


STEP 2 Select Output Settings as MKV

Click the "Settings" button on the top right corner of the program. And then Please choose to download Hulu videos in MKV format within the setting window. Meanwhile, please also select your desired video quality (from High to Low), output folder, the specific language of audio tracks and subtitles, and so on.


STEP 3 Search Preference Videos or Paste Hulu Video URL to Downloader

You can type any keywords or the URL of the movies or TV shows that you want to download, and then press the 'Enter' button directly. The program will present all of the related videos soon.

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STEP 4 Select "Advanced Download" Setting

SameMovie supports choosing multiple specific parameters of output video. If you are trying to download a TV show, just click the download button button, following that a window will pop up prompting you to choose titles and seasons, and to choose audio tracks and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download" in the bottom left corner. And you can also set the output video size and quality as needed.

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

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STEP 5 Start Downloading Hulu Videos as MKV Files

Once you complete the Advanced Settings, just click the “Download” button to start downloading Hulu movies or TV shows as MKV files on your PC or Mac computer. The downloading speed depends on your computer performance and network.


STEP 6 Find the MKV Video Files in Computer

When the download process is finished, you can go to the "Library" tab to view all the downloading history. You can also click the "Folder icon" behind each video to find the downloaded MKV videos. Now, all downloaded videos are saved onto the output folder of your computer, you can see that the Hulu downloads are in MKV format, which enables you to play them with any Media Player on any device.


Final Words

With many inconvenient limitations of Hulu's download feature, it will be a wise choice for users to download Hulu videos to MKV format with SameMovie Hulu Video Downloader. Now, we have already saved Hulu videos in MKV format and you can play those videos on MKV compatible devices, such as VLC player, MKV File Player, The Core Media Player, or other MKV players. Or, you can also burn those MKV video files to a DVD that involves multiple audio tracks and subtitles in different languages. It’s your time to hit the "Download Now" below so you can have a try and enjoy the entire film without any interruption.

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