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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.

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 Mac OS X 10.11 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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FlixiCam is one of the very few products, that is rich enough in features to satisfy users' needs for Netflix downloads. It comes with an intuitive interface, fast performance, broad compatibility, as well as powerful features, capable of helping you download any Netflix videos in MP4 or MKV format. All the videos can be saved in HD quality. Furthermore, the smart tool supports to keep 5.1 surround sound, and multiple-language audio track & subtitles.

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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, bear in mind that Netflix's Basic plan doesn't provide high definition viewing, so a Standard or Premium subscription is needed to get HD video.

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

FlixiCam needs to work with Netflix account. After launching FlixiCam on Windows PC, the first step is to log into your Netflix account by entering any word in the search box to open the Netflix login window.

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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

FlixiCam enables you to import videos by entering the name of movies & TV shows or copying and pasting the link of videos from Netflix Web Player to it. After inputting the video's name or link, simply press "Enter" button on your keyboard, followed that the program will list the video or all of the related videos.

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Step 4. Select Audio Track and Subtitle

FlixiCam added advanced download settings to allow you to select the audio track and subtitle as needed. If you are trying to download a TV show, simply click the Download icon, followed that a window will pop up allowing you to select titles as well as seasons, and to choose audio track and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download" in the bottom left corner. If you try to download a movie, please click the "Advanced Download" icon beside "Download" to open the window.

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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. If you don't believe it, simply give it a try. Of course, the trial version only allows you to download the first 5 mins of each video in HD quality. To get the full video, please purchase a license.