How to Watch Netflix Video through Plex

Plex offers support for Netflix by using a plug-in - Silverlight. But the plug-in only works with the Mac OS X version of Plex. What if you only have a Windows PC or want to watch Netflix videos on TV through Plex? You probably try to download Netflix videos on your devices and add them to Plex. However, each Netflix video is locked by an exclusive format, which confines you to watch it within the Netflix app only.

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No worries, though. If you're looking to add downloaded Netflix videos to Plex media library, we have good news: there is an excellent Netflix video downloader - FlixiCam, comes out to help you out, it is available on computers running Windows 7, 8, 10 as well as macOS 10.15 or later. With it, you can easily download any titles from Netflix and play them on other media players or devices.

Now, follow our step-by-step guide to download movies or TV shows from Netflix with FlixiCam and add them to Plex for enjoying.

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Tips: FlixiCam needs to work with a valid Netflix account, so please do make sure your Netflix subscription is still within the validity period. Plus, please note that FlixiCam doesn't support to get 1080P video while working with Netflix’s Basic and Basic with Ads plan.

Next, let's follow the detailed tutorial to download Netflix videos with FlixiCam and add them to Plex. Please download FlixiCam program first before getting started.

Part 1: Download Netflix Video with FlixiCam

Step 1. Run FlixiCam on PC and Log into Netflix Account

To get started, open FlixiCam on your computer. Simply locate and click on the "Sign In" button positioned at the top right corner, then proceed to log in with your Netflix account.

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Step 2. Customize the Output Settings

Tap the Setting icon on the upper right corner to customize the output format (MP4 or MKV), output quality (High, Medium, Low), output path, audio and subtitles language, etc.

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Step 3. Search Videos on FlixiCam

With FlixiCam, you have access to the Netflix official site within the application. Simply enter keywords or the title of the video to find the video you want to download.

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Step 4. Select Audio Track and Subtitle

Once you've found the video, click on it to activate the download button situated at the bottom right corner. When the button changes color to green, click on it, choose the season or episode, and then click on the Advanced Download button. You can then select the video quality, bit rate, audio tracks, and subtitles.

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Step 5. Start to Download Netflix Videos

The final step is hitting "Download", then the program will start downloading the Netflix videos to the output folder.

Afterward, you can click on Library to find the well-downloaded Netflix videos on local drive.

Part 2: Add Downloaded Netflix Video to Plex

In general, to add the downloaded movie into Plex, you just need to move them to the folder you specified for movies when setting up Plex. Plex will detect the videos automatically. Instead, you can go into the Library in Plex and click Update Library to force a rescan of the available media.

If you don’t yet have a movie folder, you need to add a library. Adding a library for Plex is simple. All you need is to follow this guide to create a library: Adding Libraries to Plex

Final Words

FlixiCam can always help you whether you need to play Netflix videos on Plex or other media players. With it, you can also move the downloads to other devices for enjoyment.

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Ashley Wood | Senior Writer

Ashley Wood is a dedicated writer and streaming media enthusiast. With extensive knowledge of various streaming media and their evolving services, she offers up-to-date information and helpful tips for watching videos on various devices.